I. LIBRARY- A GENERAL NOTE :
In the year 1987, our College Library had a humble start with a small collection of books. Today our computerized bar coded library has grown enormously in its book collection and digital collection. At present, the carpet area of our library is 3,300 sq.ft with the availability of 64 seats. It is now packed with total collection of
34,454 volumes (including pamphlets and back volumes),
digital collections 35 non- book materials and also
As an added feather in the cap of library collection, a computer
with internet connection is provided to access the online
Our library provides services like Lending service, Reference service, Reprographic service and Newspaper Clipping service to its users. Open Access system is followed in our library. The software used in the library namely AUTOLIB Version 5.0. enables the users to renew, reserve and search the availability of books by browsing the system using OPAC (Open Access Public Catalogue). Normally 1300 volumes are under circulation. The number of books issued per day ranges between 125 and 250. The number of visitors per day ranges between 200 and 400.
Our library is primarily meant for the students and the members of the staff of our college. The old students of our college, staff members from our sister concerns and the residents of U.G and P.G Hostels are also permitted to use the library.
II. ARRANGEMENT OF THE
The books are arranged in a classified order according to
S.R.Ranganathan’s Sixth Edition of Colon Classification Scheme
Current periodicals are arranged on the display racks in a broad
subject categories with a serial number assigned for each journal
for easy identification with the aid of alphabetical display list.
c. BACK VOLUMES
All the back files of the journals are arranged on shelves in the
alphabetical order of the title of each journal.
On Working days 9 A.M to 5 P.M
On Saturdays and Semester holidays 10 A.M to 4 P.M
Library is closed on Sundays and on Government holidays.
IV. CHENDHUR VATTAM
To inculcate and induce the reading habit among the student
community, the library organises a programe named CHENDHUR
VATTAM through which book reviews and book exhibitions are
arranged. 15% discount is offered to both students and staff for
every purchase made during these exhibitions. In addition to
these a service named ENRICH YOUR ENGLISH has been launched.
This displays daily an English word with its meaning and a
simple sentence framed using that word.
V. BEST USER AWARD
To motivate the students to use the library effectively, our
library instituted the ‘Best User Award’ for the students from the
academic year 2006-2007. Two students are selected every year for
this award. The following students won the Best User Award: