Lending & Reference
All registered users are entitled to borrow books. Lending privileges differ for various categories. Please inquire at the circulation desk for your eligibility.
The library also provides proactive reference services to its users by assisting the readers to find their required information and to use the library resources in an effective manner. The library staff is willing to help readers find what they need, explain the use of the computer catalogue, answer any questions related to the library usage and facilitate the use of library materials.
PDCN has introduced the first mobile library service in the Northern Areas. Under this programme, Whole School Improvement Project Schools (WSIP) receives, on loan, 100 books for one month which is maintained during the project cycle.
Table of contents of new journals received in the library are scanned and electronically shared with all faculty and all staff of PDCN.
Currently the library has 21 scientific and educational journals. The computer index service for journals helps provide speedy access to individual articles.
The library has a newspaper clipping service in a separate file on different themes i.e. Educational, Historical, and Scientific etc. in both English and Urdu.
The library has a vast collection of audio and video, CDs/ DVDs materials on seminars, workshops and other educational activities.