The Library has a collection of more than 30,000 books including some rare out of print titles gifted by eminent persons from their personal collection
The Library subscribes to 100 journals and 13 daily newspapers. The back issues of the journals are bound and we now have over 6000 volumes of bound journals.
The Library archives hold the complete sets of Fleet Street Report, Public Law, Anti Trust Law Journal, All England Law Reports from 1558 and AIR from 1920 onwards. We have been enriched by donations from eminent legal luminaries and organisations.
We also subscribe to 28 IP based online databases in law and social sciences.
Some of the international databases, we are the only national law school who subscribe to it. These databases may be accessed by students in the academic block, hostel and from home via remote access.
We have purchased over 1337 e-books in addition to the ones that are available via the online databases. This collection is being constantly developed each year.
The library has Laboratory for People with Special Needs. Books may be issued by users via a Self-Checkout machine. For security of users and collection we have CCTV, RFID & Digital Library Assistant, Magnetic Tattle tapes and Security Gate. Students, faculty and guests users can also avail of
Computers – 50
Scanners – 2
Printers – 2 (against Payment)
Photocopying – 2 (against payment)
The library is open 20 hours a day, and 24/7 fifteen days before examinations and throughout the entire duration of examinations. Additionally, it remains open for round the clock access during moot court competitions as well. The library is closed on three national holidays during a year.
The Library places equal emphasis on the provision of quality services for its users. Experienced staff are there to assist in using the collection and online services.
The Campus Wide Network of WBNUJS, Kolkata is a state-of-the-art network connecting its Academic Building Zone 1, Academic Building zone 2 , Boys Hostel, Girls Hostel and Staff Quarter thorough single mode Optical Fiber Cable with 9-micron core and 125 micron cladding. OFC Across the campus is tested OK over 1310 nm laser with OTDR. The network is on three tier architecture of Core- Distribution-Access level with a star topology. All distribution levels are connected with core through OFC and all access levels are connected with distribution through 23/24 AWG UTP. UTP across the campus are tested OK for 250-500 MHz, with the Network analyzer. The Core switch and 4 nos. distribution switches are modular chassis based switch and 43 nos. Access switches are stand alone 24 port managed switch with 2 additional gig ports. The L3 operation will be implemented on Core and Distribution level and L2 operation are on access level switches.
Regarding Server side implementation, there are implementation of NMS Server, AV Server, DNS server, Local Proxy Server and Cache server.
On top of these it is proposed to have Deployment and Configuration of Radius Server, UMS (University Management System) software, Mail Server and Internal Web Server in running network.
The IT services are managed through Central Server Room established in the University , the following IT services are managed:
For information security the University is using Juniper Firewall at its premises. To avoid outside threat all the necessary modules such as Anti Malware, Anti-Spam, Web and Application Filter and Intrusion Prevention System are installed at Gateway level.
All IT equipment’s have power backup and the University has installed both online & offline UPS. The University has also installed Anti-Virus at server level and all the user (staff computers) update the anti-virus from the server. All the software are regularly updated to the latest version. All the servers installed in the university are secured with the password.
There are 42 nos. 802.11b/g wireless radio zone across Academic building, especially at Conference room, class room, auditorium, library, corridors, and at dining halls at hostels. These access points are centrally controlled by a controller. This entire network carefully designed with the options in mind of redundancy, up gradation, flexibility, scalability, and ease of user.
The University has successfully implemented the celling mounted digital projection systems for 12 nos. of class rooms, completed on 24.03.2017.
1 no. of projector for the university auditorium & 1 no. of wall mounted fully interactive projector for seminar hall, completed on 31.03.2017.
The university has implemented composite digital lecterns for enhancing the smart class room facility equipped with High end CPU, Collar Microphone, Cordless Microphone, Goose Neck Microphone, Document Visualizer, Wireless media pad, External Speaker, Amplifier, Mixer and Content (excl. audio) recording in P.C for 12 nos. of class rooms and 1no. for the seminar hall, completed on 31.03.2017.
Implementation of CCTV surveillance systems has successfully completed for all the class rooms and 3 nos. of seminar halls integrated with 32 nos. of waterproof day/night motion sensing camera and connected with a 32 channel 4K NVR centralized controlled from vice chancellor Office. Completed on. 31.03.2017. And for implementation of surveillance system for registrar office and front office integrated with 9 Nos. of waterproof day/night motion sensing camera, connected with a 16 channel NVR centralized controlled from registrar’s Office. Respectively Completed on 31.03.2017 and 31.05.2017 The University also having existing CCTV surveillance system for campus, integrated with 8 Nos. of waterproof day/night motion sensing camera, connected with a 8 channel NVR centralized controlled from security helpdesk.
To meet future challenges the university is implementing ERP solution and file tracking system for e-governance, Document management, work flow management, University Management System, Personnel Advance Management System, Examination System Automation System including end-to-end solution for all examination related activities’ such as, generation of hall tickets, examination scheduling and management, fee management, result preparation, publishing of results on Internet, and degree printing will be included. In addition the placement process, hostel management and alumni interface will be adopted.
Number of Students : Number of Computers
Desktop Computers 3:34 [81 plus computers for 850 students]
Laptop /Tab 1:1 (Each student is required to have a own Laptop/Tab).
The University is having 1 GBPS Internet connectivity for entire campus through BSNL under NMEICT project. With the implementation of this mission, the WBNUJS has become a part of National Knowledge Network (NKN). The complete University area is equipped to offer Internet connectivity through a wireless network for students and staff, who bring their own portable computers with wireless capability. To reduce the paper work, the University is also providing Intranet Facilities for the students through which they can see the latest notices and read online e-books on their computer even when they are sitting in the hostels. 24×7 internet connectivity with 1GBPS (1:1) from NKN through BSNL is provided using optical fiber backbone covering departments, student hostels and residential areas. Wired & wireless internet connectivity is available in the campus.
Names of the e-content development facilities:
Counseling The University has instituted steps for providing psychological counseling and psychiatric services to students to help them cope with personal problems so that they can successfully achieve their educational goals. License Professional is available on campus for consultation for students.