Estb. 1882

University of the Punjab

Hailey College of Commerce

College Library
Library is the most important facility at any educational institution. It occupies a distinct and central location in the institute. The College has a fully air conditioned in its own compound. The library provides to students a comfortable, spacious and a very peaceful environment conducive for reading. More than 35,000 books are available on a wide range of topics related to the field of Business, Commerce, Information Technology and Business Law in general and to the courses taught at the college in particular and this number is growing rapidly. Library has the subscription of several national and local newspapers, periodicals and magazines. The library is undergoing continuous development and new books are being added on the recommendation of the teachers' concerned. The library has its own database in which the record of all the available books has been automated. All technical processing relating to library materials such as accession processes, classification and cataloguing of books has been completed and all data is available and search can be made through, author, title subject, accession number, and ISBN etc.
College has inducted experienced and qualified library staff to assist the students in a variety of ways. The library is fully air-conditioned, and has open shelves to facilitate the students. Computer workstations will soon be provided for browsing the web. Efforts are being made to establish a network of libraries in collaboration with other institutes of the area so that the students of all these institutes have an access to a wider collection of books and other related material. Moreover, to quest the thirst of knowledge, teaching, research extension services, the students of the college have the facility to use the Main Library at Punjab University, Lahore which contains over 200,000 books.
Library Rules
Students are permitted to borrow 3 books at a time for a maximum period of 7 days. Books borrowed may be re-issued on completion of the time period provided:
• The books are not required by others
• The borrowed books are produced at the time of re-issue
Following library material will not be issued and must be consulted in the library
• Reference Material
• Theses Reports
• Periodicals and Magazines
• All unprocessed material
If a student loses or damages a book, he/she will have to pay for it and since many of the books are difficult to replace, the cost charged would be twice the original price. Students should ensure that they return the books by the due dates; otherwise they will be charged a fine of Rs.10 per day.
Library Timings
The library timings are from 8:30 a.m. To 6:00 p.m. without any break.

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