Jawahar Lal Nehru Library (Central Library)

Jawaharlal Nehru Library, Dr. HariSingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya Sagar (Central University) is the oldest and Largest University Library situated in the Sagar district of Madhya Pradesh. It is located at the Centre of the University Teaching Departments to help the users for better and regular use of the Library. The Library has 3 Story's Stack area designed to accommodate 4 lacs volumes with an extension wing and a seminar hall. The present building foundation stone was laid down by the former Prime Minister Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru.

Off-Campus Access (Remote Login) of e-resources:

The Library e-resources can be accessed anytime, anywhere by login on : https://idp.dhsgsu.edu.in


Library Resources: 

The library has more than 3.8 lacs books and bound journals, 158 Print journals in its collection besides a good collection of rare manuscripts and reference books. The Library has procured e-books, e-journals, and e-database of reputed publishers. JLN Library has getting e-resources under eSS Central Funding Scheme. JLN Library has an institutional membership of INFLIBNET, DELNET, Shodhganga, Shodhgangotri, ShodhShudhi, National Digital Library, NDLI Club, and various reputed societies. Ouriginal Software is used for plagiarism check facility. IRINS and Vidwan Database for University are maintained by the JLN Library. G-Suite education facility is provided by the JLN Library. INFLIBNET Learning Management System is maintained by the JLN Library. The Institutional Repository is also maintained by the JLN Library. The Library premises is well connected with LAN and MHRD WIFI. Entire e-resources are accessible on registered NKN IP and through MHRD WIFI in the departments & hostels. 


Off-Campus Access (Remote Login) of e-resources:

The Library e-resources can be accessed anytime, anywhere by login on  


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Learning Management System (ILMS): Learning Management System is developed and hosted by the INFLIBNET and the entire Faculty members, Research Scholars and Students are having their user ID & Password. The link for ILMS is http://ilmssagar.inflibnet.ac.in/

G-Suite Education: The G-Suite Education Basics facility is provided by the JLN Library. The institutional mail ID for the Administration, Faculty Members, Research Scholars, Students have been made by the Coordinator G-Suite Dr. Anurag Shrivastava. In case of any complications while accessing the G-Suite Education, Please mail on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

IRINS: It is a web-based Research Information Management (RIM) service developed by the Information and Library Network (INFLIBNET) Centre, is maintained & updated by the JLN Library for Dr. H S Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar. It showcases the scholarly communication activities of the faculties. The direct link is https://dhsgsu.irins.org/

Shodhganga: The thesis submitted to the award of Ph.D. degrees to Dr. H S Gour Vishwavidyalaya, can directly access on the link https://shodhganga.inflibnet.ac.in/handle/10603/8834

National Digital Library (NDL): JLN Library has added the Faculty members, Research scholars, staff, and Students under NDL. Access to the South Asia Archive is also activated through NDL. The resources of NDL can be accessed on its website https://ndl.iitkgp.ac.in/.

NDLI Club: Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya Sagar is now a part of the NDLI Club and students are getting registered with NDLI CLub. The club registration number is INMPNC4DLWZODCT. The resources and events can be accessed on https://club.ndl.iitkgp.ac.in/.

e-ShodhSindhu: INFLIBNET under e-ShodhSindhu Consortium (eSS) has provided the following e-resources:

  SN  Name of the Publisher  Direct Link  Remark
 1 American Chemical Society - eSS Collection  https://pubs.acs.org/   Full-Text e-journal
 2 Economic & Political Weekly  https://www.epw.in/   Full-Text  e-journal
 3 Oxford University Press eSS Collection-262 titles https://academic.oup.com/journals  Full-Text  e-journal
 4 Springer Link 1700 Collection + Nature Journal  https://link.springer.com/   Full-Text  e-journal
 5 Taylor and Francis eSS Collection (1076 titles)  https://www.tandfonline.com/   Full-Text  e-journal
 6 Web of Science Lease Access (20-year backfiles)  https://www.webofknowledge.com   Database
 7 Institute for Studies in Industrial Development (ISID) Database  https://isid.org.in/   Database
 8 JGate Plus (JCCC)  https://jgateplus.com/search/    Database
 9 Indiastat  https://indiastat.com  Database
Gale Resource(Trial Access)
Access Code- gour
 https://link.gale.com/apps/menu?u=dhgv  Database

Plagiarism Detection Software (PDS): University has received the Ouriginal Software (formerly known as Urkund) for similarity check. Entire faculty and research scholar logins have been created. The thesis which is categorized under Level Zero (upto 10%, as mentioned in University Grant Commission-Promotion of Academic Integrity and Prevention of Plagiarism in Higher Educational Institutions Regulations, 2018further submitted for the award of degree. However, the intended document for similarity check can be sent on University Coordinator mail ID This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The Regional Language document can also be checked if provided in Unicode compliant fonts.

Developing Library Network (DELNET): DELNET provides an array of facilities. DELNET'S relentless efforts in resource sharing have proved extremely effective. DELNET has been actively engaged with the compilation of various Union Catalogues of the resources available in member libraries, Union Catalogue of Books, Union List of Current Periodicals, Union Catalogue of Periodicals, CD-ROM Database, Database of Indian Specialists, Database of Periodical Articles, Union List of Video Recordings, Urdu Manuscripts' Database, Database of Theses and Dissertations, sample databases of language publications using GIST technology and several other databases.

It can be accessed on or https://delnet.in/index.html 

Institutional Academic Repository

Using the D Space Software, the Institutional Academic Repository is developed and maintained by the Library. Research Journals of the University, Book/Edited Book/Article/Research paper /Thesis/ old Entrance Question Paper, Annual Report, etc. are hosted on IR. 

It can be accessed on

University has subscribed following e-journals on Perpetual access basis and e-databases on eSS negotiated rates for the year 2020:
   SN  Name of the Publisher  Direct Link  Remark
 1 Emerald eSS 138 titles Collection  https://www.emerald.com/insight/  Full-Text  e-journal
 2  Institute of Physics (IOP) Complete Collection  https://iopscience.iop.org/   Full-Text  e-journal
 3  Sage - Management & Organization Studies Collection https://journals.sagepub.com/   Full-Text  e-journal
 4  Sage - Sociology Collection  https://journals.sagepub.com/   Full-Text  e-journal
 5  Wiley Blackwell Publishing eSS 908 Collection  https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/   Full-Text  e-journal
 6   SCOPUS  https://www.scopus.com/  Database
 7   Westlaw India  https://www.westlawasia.com/  Database
 8   Manupatra  https://www.manupatrafast.com/  Database

E-books: The University has procured the following e-books of reputed publishers on  perpetual access basis: 


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CBS Publication




SAGE Publication




Mc Graw Hill pUblication


Mc Graw


Pearson Publication





Cambridge University Press




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Wiley Publication




Tritech Publication




Springer Nature




World Technology




Thomson Reuters




Infobase Pub




Elsevier Pub




Taylor & Francis



Opening Hours

The JLN Library remains open all days except Gazetted Holidays. The details are Monday to Friday from 09:30 AM to 06:00 PM, All Saturday from 10:30 AM to 07:00 PM, All Sunday from 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM.

Note: In COVID -19 Pandemic the opening hours for Library Users will be decided, as per guidelines received from the Competent Authority from time to time.

Library Committee The Library Committee has been constituted as per Ordinances 53 as notified in THE GAZETTE OF INDIA and the members are Vice-Chancellor or his nominee as Chairman, Deans of Schools, Dean Students Welfare, One Professor from each of the Schools to be nominated by the Vice-Chancellor as a member, and the Librarian (Ex-officio member and Secretary). Library Committee for the Year 2021
Program Offered by the Library

Earn-While-Learn (EWL) Program: JLN Library has offered the EWL program to twenty-five students,  from the Department of Library and Information Science and the Department of Computer Science & Applications in the Academic Session 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19 & 2019-20. Due to the prevailing condition of COVID-19 the scheme is suspended for the session 2020-21.

Library Trainee Program: JLN Library has also offered the Library Trainees program in the Year 2013  and year 2016

Library Related Notice

1. Reopening of Library for Students after COVID-19 Dated 11 Oct 2021

Library Suggestions & Recommendations

The respected faculty members, research scholars, and students can send their suggestions for improvement of Library Services and can also recommend any e-book/e-journal/e-database/Print Book/Print Journals for procurement in Library with full details on email id This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..in .
Their recommendation will be incorporated at the time of Procurement subject to the availability of funds and approval of the Library Committee.






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Contact Person

Prof Umesh Kumar Patil
Prof I/C Library
Mobile: 07582297172
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Dr. Mukesh Sahu
Assistant Librarian
Mobile: 9425437265
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Dr. Anurag Shrivastava 
Assistant Librarian & Coordinator G-Suite
Mobile: 9425424909
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