The Periodical/Reference Section houses the entire collection of journals, magazines and newspapers of the library.  Loose periodicals are displayed in a close shelf and bound periodicals are shelved alphabetically. Periodicals are indexed while bound ones are cataloged and encoded in the OPAC for easy access and retrieval. 
  1. To keep the collection up-to-date with current thinking in various fields.
  2. To provide materials not available in books in order to supplement the book collections.