Library

Library Committee

    A Library Committee is functioning in the college with the Principal as its chairperson and the Librarian as the coordinator. The committee has members from various departments. It decides the policy of enhancing the library resources.

Details of the Library

The following are the particulars on the library.
Library Total Carpet Area        : 4978 Sq. ft
Total seating capacity             : 100
Working Hours: Weekdays    : 09.00 A.M. To 6.00 P.M

The library is kept open during vacations too.

Layout of the Library

          Separate reading section and IT zone for accessing e-resources are available. Signboards are placed wherever required. There are adequate personnel to guide the users in searching books and for using OPAC.

Access to the Library

            Floor plan is placed at the entrance of the college premises for easy access. Ramp facility is available for the differently abled users. Open access system is followed.

Details of Library Holdings

Resources
Total Number of Books                                : 36,996
Project Reports of UG and PG courses     : 200
M. Phil Theses                                                : 169
Current Journals                                            :  51
Current Magazine                                          : 32
Daily Papers                                                    : 09

Total Number of Books                                : 36996

Arrangement of Library Resources

Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) system is followed for the classification and arrangement of books.
Digital Resources

INFLIBNET

        The Library has subscribed to INFLIBNET online Database which provides the following free access e-journals with 10 years back issues and e-books.
Full Text Journals         : 3828
e-Books                          : 80409

ICT Deployed in the Library

Library Automation

        The College Library is fully automated. NIRMALS has been installed with the following three main modules for the Library. Book lending and stacking data in library is computerized. Bar coding is adopted. OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) System is followed.

Total number of computers for public access                    : 6
Total numbers of printers for public access                        : 2
Internet band width speed                                                     : 6 mbps
Participation in Resource sharing networks/consortia    : INFLIBINET-NLIST

 Usage
Average number of walk-ins                                     : 495 per day
Average number of books issued/returned          : 390 per day
Ratio of library books to students enrolled            : 11:1
Average number of books added during
last three years                                                             : 1273
Average number of login to OPAC                           :    50
Average number of login to e-resources                :    30
Average number of e-resources

downloaded/printed                                                   :   25 


 Services Provided by the Library

Manuscripts
The hard copies of U.G, P.G Projects, M. Phil Dissertations and Ph.D. theses are available for reference.
Reference
A separate section is allotted for reference books and back volumes of Journals.
Reprography
Previous question papers, syllabus and current events in the newspapers can be photocopied free of cost.
ILL (Inter Library Loan Service) : Nil
Information Deployment and Notification
The information related to new arrivals, placements, competitive examinations are displayed on the notice board.
OPAC
Online Public Access Catalogue is available.
Internet Access
Internet facility is available for students and staff free of cost.
Downloads
Unlimited downloads are available for staff and students on request.
Printing
Printing facilities are available. Reading list/ Bibliography compilation is done on request.
In-house/remote access to e-resources
INFLIBNET facility is provided for remote access on request.
User Orientation
New entrants are given orientation on library resources, rules and regulations.
Assistance in Searching Databases
Library Staff assist the students to search online databases.
INFLIBNET/IUC Facilities
The College subscribes INFLIBNET -NLIST

LIBRARY RULES

  • Strict silence should be observed in the Library.

  • Every student can borrow not more than two / three books at a time from the library.

  • Books borrowed from the library must be returned on the due date.

  • The Librarian has the right to recall any book at any time even before the expiry of normal lending period.

  • If a student fails to return a book on the due date, a fine of one rupee per day will be levied. Sundays and holidays will be excluded.

  • Absence from college will not be ordinarily admitted as an excuse for delay in the return of books.

  • Students are directed to use all Library books with care.Writing in any form in the books is forbidden. Damage fee (Double the cost of the book) will be collectted from the students, who damage the books in any form.