Library


 DEPARTMENT OF LIBRARY & INFORMATION SCIENCE




Remembering the Father of Library Science in India

S. R. Ranganathan | KVM LIBRARY




INTRODUCTION


                                   A college is considered as an academic institution of higher learning offering three-year degree courses. In colleges, the library occupies a prominent position and it is an important and integral part of the teaching programme. It is not merely a depository of books, but an active workshop instrument in the production of or original thinking. The aim of college education and college libraries in inter-related. College library extends opportunities for self-education to the deserving and enthusiastic students without any distinction. These libraries develop in each student a sense of responsibility in the pursuit of knowledge.  

ABOUT LIBRARY

                                   Library was instituted with the inception of college in 1981-1982.  It was started with few books.  The library has more than 12000 volumes (Including text and reference Books) and 16 Computers for Digital Library. (With internet facilities).

OBJECTIVES

  • Extend support to teaching, learning and research initiatives of the college
  • Provide career employment information resources to the users
  • Provide access to Internet, OPAC, and e-resources
  • Create a suitable ambience for optimum usage of library resources.
  • Assist in retrieval of reading material and e-resources.
  • Be of service to the neighboring community, senior citizens, and alumni by extending the available information resources Endeavor to meet changing user needs challenges.



LIBRARY ARCHTECTURE

 The college library has a separate building. In the Library


  • Academic Book section
  • periodicals section
  • reference & competitive section
  • Librarian’s cabin
  • Digital Library.



USERS

  • Students,
  • Teaching faculty,
  • Non-teaching staff.


COLLECTION

  • Books =11565
  • Journals = Online and Offline
  • Periodicals & Magazines =   subject and recreational
  • Newspapers = English & Telugu.
  • Computer Systems(16)= N-LIST Subscription


ACQUISITION POLICY         

                       Books are purchased under approval of Library Advisory Committee (LAC). Budget is distributed among all the departments. Indents are acquired from the in-charges of all departments. As per the available budget orders are placed with approved book suppliers and books are purchased. The following grants & funds will be utilized for the purchase of library books.

 1. University Grants Commission& Autonomy grant

 2. State Government special budget

 3. Library special fee fund of college

 4. Special fee of self finance courses / Restructured courses


LIBRARY ADVISORY COMMITTEE

 The committee plays an important role in all library activities. The college library advisory committee consists of the following members.

  1. Dr. CH RAMARAJU ( Principal FAC), Chairman
  2. K. SWARNALATHA (Librarian), Convener

MEMBERS

  • Smt. S. SHARADADEVI, Asst.Prof.of Commerce
  • Smt. K. Laxmi Prabhavathi, Assos.Prof.of History
  • Sri. Kotaiah, Lecturer in Telugu

 INFRASTRUCTUAL FACILITIES IN LIBRARY

  • Computer Systems 16
  • Internet facility (Access N-List E-Resources for Faculty and Students.)
  • Scanner 01
  • Barcode Reader 01
  • Printer 01


LIBRARY SERVICES

  • Books borrowing facility
  • Reference service
  • Career Guidance/Competitive skills development
  • Internet service
  • OPAC-Online public Access Catalogue
  • Reprographic service(Xerox machine recently purchased)
  • CAS-Current Awareness Service
  • News Paper Clipping Service


ACTION PLAN FOR NEXT FIVE YEARS

  • To enhance the Library towards Fully Automation.
  • To extend Library building for all housekeeping operations of the Library.
  • To Subscription of the Journals for all concerned subjects.
  • To establish separate building for Digital Library.
  • To Increase the collection of Rare Books.

WORKING HOURS OF LIBRARY

  • It is kept open from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm on all working days
  • The Library is kept open throughout the year except the Holidays.

LIBRARY BEST PRACTICES

  • INTEGRATED LIBRARY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM.
  • OPEN ACCESS SYSTEM.v  INTERNET FACILITY WITH LAN CONNECTIVITY.
  • CAREER DEVELOPMENT SERVICES.
  • DISPLAY OF NEWSPAPER CLIPPINGS.
  • PROVIDING OLD QUESTION PAPERS.
  • PROVIDING PG ENTRANCE MATERIAL AND PG ENTRANCE
  • SYLLABUS AND PG ENTRANCE OLD QUESTION PAPERS. 
  • DISPLAY OF NEW ARRIVALS OF BOOKS.
  • EVERYDAY QUOTES AT NOTICE BOARD.
  • LIBRARIAN’S DAY CELEBRATIONS.
  • NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK CELEBRATIONS.
  • ONLINE QUIZ PROGRAMME.
  • ONLINE CLASSES.
  • DIGITAL LIBRARY.
  • BOOK EXHIBITION.

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    PERSONAL PROFILE


NAME                                     :  K. SWARNALATHA    


DESIGNATION                       : LIBRARIAN                                           

                                                                  

QUALIFICATION                    : M.A, MLISc, SLET(PhD) (OU)

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE    : 11 Years

               2011 to 2020            : Junior College Librarian

                2020 to 2021           : Degree College Librarian

DATE OF APPOINTMENT     : 21.09.2021

ADDITIONAL CURRICULAR RESPONSIBILITIES:        

  • In charge of Department of Physical Education
  • Career Guidance Cell Coordinator
  • MANA TV coordinator
  • Purchasing Committee Coordinator
  • Library Advisory Committee Convener
    • Member in WEBSITE Committee
    • Member in Anti Ragging Committee
    • Member in RUSA Committee

ACTIVITIES:

  • Conducted Library Week in 14.09.2020 to 20.09.2020.
  • Conducted International Book Day 23.04.2020
  • Conducted International Knowledge Day on 14.04.2020
  • Organized Online Quiz on International Yoga Day on 21.06.2021
  • Organized Webinar On “ Career After Graduation – Higher Educational and Employment Opportunities”
  • Participated in NDLI National Webinar.
  • Participated in NAAC Workshop.
  • Participated in International Women’s Day with Women Empowerment Cell.
  • Participated in Other Departmental Activities.




             



                                                  

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