LIBRARY


DEPARTMENT OF LIBRARY SCIENCE

 

Introduction

            Library is considered as the centre for information storage and retrieval. It performs a supplementary and complementary role in teaching-learning and research activity. The library is situated on the ground floor in the old block and caters to the needs of the college students and staff. The Library has 6881 books, 16 periodicals and 6 newspapers. The college library subscribes to N-LIST (National Library and Information Services Infrastructure of Scholarly Content) of UGC INFLIBNET to access e books and e journals. N-LIST is a college component of e-Shodh Sindhu consortium with access to 6000+ e-journals , 1,99,500+ e-books and 6,00,000 e-books through National Digital Library.  The library is fully computerized using Koha Open Source Library Software.

 

Aims and Objectives of the Library

  1. To inculcate and encourage reading habit among the students
  2. To provide a peaceful reading atmosphere in the library
  3. To provide additional information through books to supplement classroom curriculum
  4. To provide career related information through newspapers and magazines
  5. To provide access to e-resources to the library users

 

Library Staff

Name                  :    Asma Tabassum                       

Qualifications     :    M.A, MLISc, NET

Designation        :   Librarian

Name                  :   S Margareta

Qualification      :   S.S.C

Designation        :  Record Assistant

 

 

Library Advisory Committee

There is a Library Advisory Committee which is responsible for the following:

  1. Recommending the procurement of the latest books, journals, magazines, newspapers etc.
  2. Addressing the grievances and suggestions put forward by the students and staff
  3. Planning and taking necessary steps to improve library collection and services

 

Collection of the Library

The Library has a collection of 6881 books covering Arts, Commerce and Science streams. .All books are kept under Open Access to facilitate students and staff to browse and search books of their choice. Dictionaries, Encyclopedias and competitive examination books are available in the library for reference

 

Library Automation

The Library was automated using proprietary library software “SOUL” of the INFLIBNET in the year 2014 – 2015. In the year 2019 – 2020, the library switched to “Koha” open-source Library software.

 

Services

The following services are provided to the students and staff of the college:

  • Open AccessLibrary System: All books are kept under Open Access to facilitate students and staff to browse, search and pick the book of their choice.
  • Circulation: Books are issued to the students and staff of the college. Each student is issued 3 books for a period of 15 days. Renewal facility is provided once, if the same book is not in demand from other students
  • Newspaper clippings regarding college activities are maintained for reference in the Library
  • User Orientation: The newly admitted first year students are given orientation regarding library collection and services
  • Reference service: The reference service is provided to the users within the library
  • Subject Bibliography is available for the users
  • Remote access to e-resourcesthrough subscribed NLIST resources of INFLIBNET
  • National Library Week celebrations by organizing book exhibition and conducting quiz competition
  • Career guidance through newspapers, magazines and competitive books
  • Reading Room: A reading room is provided in the library for reading newspapers and periodicals. The following are the reading materials available in the library

 

 

LIST OF NEWSPAPERS

 

ENGLISH

  1. The Hindu
  2. The Times of India
  3. Telangana Today

                       TELUGU

  1. Andhra Jyothi
  2. Eenadu
  3. Saakshi

 

                            LIST OF PERIODICALS

  1. Yojana
  2. Frontline
  3. India Today
  4. The Week
  5. Employment News
  6. Competition Success review
  7. Wonderworld
  8. Vijetha  Competitions
  9. Udyoga Sopanam
  10. Wisdom
  11. Sportstar
  12. Business World
  13. Readers Digest
  14. Telugu Vidyarthi
  15. Careers 360
  16. Sri Ramakrishna Prabha

                                               

 E-Resources @N-LIST

Subscribed e-Journals and e-Books

E-Journals (Fulltext)

 American Institute of Physics [18 titles]  

http://journals.aip.org/

 Annual Reviews [33 titles] 

http://arjournals.annualreviews.org/

 Economic and Political Weekly (EPW) [1 title]

http://www.epw.in/

 Indian Journals [180+ titles]

http://www.indianjournals.com/

 Institute of Physics [46 titles]

http://iopscience.iop.org/

 JSTOR [2500+ titles]

http://www.jstor.org/

 Oxford University Press [262 titles]

https://academic.oup.com/journals

 Royal Society of Chemistry [29 titles]

http://pubs.rsc.org/en/journals?key=title&value=current

 Cambridge University Press [224 titles] (2010-2016)

https://www.cambridge.org/core

 

E-Books

Cambridge Books Online [1800 titles]

https://www.cambridge.org/core

 E-brary [150000+ titles]

https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/inflibnet-ebooks

 EBSCoHost-Net Library [936 titles]

http://search.ebscohost.com

 Hindustan Book Agency [65+ titles]

https://portal.igpublish.com/iglibrary/

 Institute of South East Asian Studies(ISEAS) Books [382+ titles]

https://portal.igpublish.com/iglibrary/

 Oxford Scholarship [1402+ titles]

http://www.oxfordscholarship.com/

 Springer eBooks [2300 titles]

http://link.springer.com

 Sage Publication eBooks [1000 titles]

http://knowledge.sagepub.com

 Taylor Francis eBooks [1800 titles]

https://www.taylorfrancis.com/

 Myilibrary-McGraw Hill [1124 titles]

https://ebookcnteral.proquest.com/lib/inflibnet-ebooks

 South Asia Archive [through NDL]

http://www.southasiaarchive.com

 World e-Books Library [Now available through NDLI only]

https://ndl.iitkgp.ac.in/

     

                                                         (Courtesy: https://nlist.inflibnet.ac.in/veresources.php)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Subject wise Library Books              As on 04/05/2021

S.No

Subject

UGC

State Fund

College Fund

Total

1

Commerce

1651

1074

35

2760

2

Computer Science

355

155

0

510

3

Mathematics

242

151

40

433

4

Statistics

181

46

0

227

5

History

279

47

41

367

6

Political Science

199

109

10

318

7

Public Administration

198

40

50

288

8

Economics

218

39

30

287

9

Journalism

88

01

0

89

10

English

273

136

0

409

11

Telugu

14

145

38

197

12

Hindi

20

25

0

45

13

Sanskrit

08

0

0

08

14

Reference

451

05

9

465

15

EVS

03

23

0

26

16

Gender Studies

0

322

100

422

17

Chemistry

0

30

0

30

 

 

4180

2348

353

6881

 

 

ACTIVITES OF THE LIBRARY

 

  • BOOK EXHIBITION

Book Exhibition was organized in the Department of Library on the occasion of National Library Week (14th – 20th November, 2019.) A wide range of books were exhibited to encourage and inculcate reading habits in the students and make them aware of the varied collection available in the library.

Books exhibited include books from fiction, biographies, dictionaries, competitive examination books and general collection in English, Telugu and Hindi languages.

The exhibition was visited by a total of 151 students and staff members.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • GENERAL KNOWLEDGE QUIZ

Department of Library conducted an online General Knowledge Quiz on the occasion of 53rd“National Library Week” of India. The Quiz was open to the students and faculty members from 18th to 20th November, 2020.

The quiz consisted of 20 multiple choice questions each carrying 5 marks (Total 100 Marks) .An e-certificate was issued to the participants who scored 40 % and above

 A total of 153 students and staff participated in the quiz

 

 

  • USER ORIENTATION

Orientation programme is conducted at the beginning of the year for the first year students. The students are informed regarding the library collection, services and a few basic rules and regulations of the library.

 

 

 

 

 

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