LIBRARY

A

    • The college has a general library with 26,235 books for the benefit of the students and staff. Students of the I shift, II shift and the staff members can access library between 9 am and 5pm.
    • In addition to the books in the general library, separate department library is maintained by each department for the benefit of the staff members and students
    • The Library has a browsing centre for the welfare of the students.
    • Library is digitalized and automated.
    • All the computers in the labs and library are interlinked with the server in the library.
    • Inflibnet is available to the faculty members and students.

    • Total area of the library (in Sq. Mts.) 3500m2
    • Number of Books: 26,235
    • Number of Journals:  29 Indian Journals
    • Number of magazines:   10
    • Number of Daily News Papers (English ) : 1
    • Number of Daily New Papers (Tamil) : 4

    Total seating capacity

    • Chairs - 70
    • Benches – 5
    • Reading table -  15
    • Book racks – 62
    • Journal racks -  2

    Working hours– 8.30 am to 1.00 pm and 1.00 to 5.30 pm.

      • On holidays – Nil
      • Before examination days – 9 am to 5 pm
      • During examination days – between examination sessions
      • During vacation – Nil
        • The library is provided with common reading hall, stock room, newspaper room and library automation centre and a separate room for Librarian.
        • The Automation room has computers with internet connectivity.
        • Separate computers are available for visually challenged students.
        • Reading room facility is provided with regional and English newspapers.

      Books in the General Library-2011-2016

       

      Year

      Allotment

      No. of Books

      Nature of Fund

      2011 - 2012

      1,32,952

      262 + 230

      UGC + State Fund

      2012 - 2013

      1,75,000

      421 + 168

      UGC + State Fund

      2013 - 2014

      4,96,578

      1316 + 333

      UGC + State Fund

      2014 - 2015

      1,20,000

      950

      State Fund

      2015 - 2016

      2,00,000

      524

      State fund

       

      Special collection of books during 2011-2016

       

      Special collections (numbers)

      No. of books / journals

      Materials Acquired Under Special Schemes  

      (UGC, DST etc.,)

      1486

      Materials for competitive examinations

       including Employment News and Yojana

      330

       

      Technology up gradation (overall) research facilities available to the students and staff(2011-16)

       

       

      Total computers

      Computer labs

      Internet

      Browsing centre

      Computer centre

      office

      Existing

      130

      4

      13

      1

      1

      6

      Added

      6

      -

      2

      -

      -

      2

      Total

      136

      4

      15

      1

      1

      8

       

      No of books added in the Library(2011-2016)

       

      No. of Books available in Library

      2011-12

      2012-13

      2013-14

      2014-15

      2015-16

      Dept.

      UGC

       

      Non-

      Plan

      UGC

      Non-plan

      UGC

      Non-plan

      UGC

      Non-plan

      UGC

      Non-plan

      Tamil

      86

      24

      101

      43

      101

      81

      -

      97

      -

      51

      English

      57

      28

      29

      20

      19

      10

      -

      13

      -

      17

      History

      14

      10

      54

      7

      51

      14

      -

      14

      -

      31

      Maths

      37

      9

      67

      14

      44

      33

      -

      28

      -

      69

      Physics

      30

      8

      66

      9

      31

      22

      -

      18

      -

      31

      Chemistry

      13

      49

      48

      10

      17

      22

      -

      12

      -

      18

      Botany

      23

      7

      46

      13

      12

      27

      -

      24

      -

      29

      Zoology

      16

      4

      26

      13

      12

      22

      -

      13

      -

      18

      Computer

      36

      5

      59

      7

      40

      27

      -

      18

      -

      41

      Commerce

      45

      29

      70

      10

      18

      26

      -

      24

      -

      24

      Economics

      4

      3

      64

      5

      27

      22

      -

      25

      -

      42

      Sociology

      -

      -

      -

      -

      -

      -

      -

      -

      -

      29

      Geology

      -

      -

      -

      -

      -

      -

      -

      -

      -

      37

      Journalism

      -

      -

      -

      -

      -

      -

      -

      -

      -

      23

      MHRD

       

      14

      49

      17

      19

      26

      -

      19

      -

      30

       

        • Library has internet connectivity with 15 computers, one copier and two printers. The downloading of the internet is through MBPS in BSNL broadband connection.
        • OPAC Online Public Access Catalogue: NIL
        • Electronic Resource Management package for e-journals: Available
        • Federated searching tools to search articles in multiple databases: NIL
        • Library Website: Library is digitalized – Creation of Website for the college library is going on
        • In-house/remote access to e-publications: Available to students and faculty members. Inflibnet is used.
        • Library automation: Library is automated.
        • Total number of computers for public access - 4
        • Total numbers of printers for public access -1
        • Browsing centre is available.
        • Internet band width/ speed 1 gb (GB) BSNL BROADBAND – NMGICT Programme of central government
        • Institutional Repository: Available
        • Content management system for e-learning: Students make use of the browsing centre in the library and 70% of the students have laptops.
        • Participation in Resource sharing networks/consortia (like Inflibnet):Available
          facilities offered by the library to the visually/physically challenged persons
          • Computers are available for visually challenged students.
          • Audio cassettes are available for visually challenged students.
          • Library is located in the ground floor. So, physically challenged students have easy access to the library.
          • Ready reference service is offered to the students and staff for retrieval.
          • Separate audio recorders are donated to visually impaired students.

           

           

 

 

 
     
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