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About Library



Library is the heart of all the academic activities of the college. The students and the faculty make profound use of the information resources and services offered by the college library. The library aims at catering to the information needs of its users, their curricular, co-curricular and extracurricular activities. The well stacked and regularly updated informative on resources and services mainly concentrate on providing the right information to its users at the right time with the newly updated technological innovations.

The General library is automatedwith the use ofe-granthalaya (eg3) Library Management Software. The College Library subscribes to UGC INFLIBNET (Information Library Network), which makes it possible for accessing about 75000+ e-books and 3,500+ e-journals.

Awareness given to student for preparing the Civil services examinations, TNPSC, TRB, IBPS, RRB, SSC, NET/SET etc., exams. The General Library has huge book collection exclusively for competitive examinations.

Mission

  • To provide right information at the right time.
  • To provide e-resources to user.

Vision

  • The vision is to continue to acquire and maintain adequate information resources.
  • Offer effective instruction on the retrieval and use of materials.
  • The realization of this vision will help our stakeholders to meet the challenges of the 21st century and sustain excellence.

Objectives

  • To promote reading habits.
  • To computerize the library housekeeping activities.
  • To prepare the students for achieving the competitive exams.

Working Hours

9.30 am to 5.00 pm on all Working Days.

Library Services

Acquistion & Technical Section

Compilation of requirements from the departments, Ordering of Books, Accessioning, Indexing and Processing of books are the responsibilities of this unit. It also develops bibliographic database of books and other resources.

Circulation Section

Registration of Membership, Issue and Return of books to the member, No Dues, due charges if any will be taken care by this unit. Circulation is manually processed now. It will be fully automated with barcode technology and OPAC is available.

Stack Room

The Stack Room use for facilitate lending of books to the users. The stack has been well organized, maintained and arranged.

Refrence Section

The reference section contains general reference like Dictionaries, Encyclopaedia’s, Year Books etc., and Subject Reference Books. The books are mainly mean for in-house academic reference. A Separatecollection of Civil Services Examination, Books on Competitive Entrance Exams, Career development and Personality Development has also been maintained.

Periadical Section

It maintains with 8 Newspaper (both Tamil and English) and Magazines (both Tamil and English).

  • 1. The Hindu
  • 2. The Hindu (Tamil Edition) ( 2 copies).
  • 3. The Indian Express
  • 4. Daily Thanthi (2 copies)
  • 5. Dinamalar
  • 6. Dinamani
  • 7. Employment News
  • 8. Employment Service (Tamil )

Information Display Services

Photocopying Services

Scanning services

CD Rom Services

Knowledge Resources

in General Library

Text Books51188
Reference Books22352
Journals / Periodicals81
CD & Video166

Department Libraries

S.NODepartmentNo Of Books
1Tamil 8028
2English7941
3 History3899
4Economics2622
5Commerce 5959
6Physics1574
7Chemistry996
8Botany2600
9Zoology3483
10Maths4024
11 Statistics2127
12Geography1733
13Computer Science 2145
14Visual communication427
15 General Library25982
Total2622

Classification Scheme

Cataloguing Scheme - SUBJECTWISE CATALOGUING

Motivation of Library Users

  • Displaying new arrival rack - to read
  • Display of newspaper clips
  • Theme display of books, journals, supplements, periodically
  • Posters on current events
  • Thought for the day
  • Dhinamoruthirukkural
  • Prize awarded for best library user

Rules and Regulations

  • Students should enter his name and roll number in the Gate Entry Register
  • Silence to be maintained. Subject related discussion is allowed
  • Personal belongings not allowed inside the library
  • Cell Phone and Audio instruments not allowed
  • Refreshment not allowed inside the Library
  • Students can borrow the books by using the Library Membership Card and only one Library Membership Card will be issued.
  • Not allowed to Damage, defacing, or misusing any Library materials or property
  • The Library is not responsible for personal items that are lost, stolen, or damaged on Library premises
  • Reference books are Periodicals are not issued out.
  • Library can recall any issued book even before the due date
  • Books are issued for a fortnight

Book Lending Regulations

UsersNo of booksDuration
UG115 days
PG215 days
M.Phil.Reference only15 days
Ph.D.Reference only15 days
StaffNo Limit 30 days

 

E-Resources and E-Journals

N-LIST E-resources

Digital Library

The advantages of digital library as a means of easily and rapidly accessing books, achieves and images of various types are now widely recognized by commercial interests and public bodies alike. Now Students are browsing and exploring the subject related information from the Internet. The Research scholar and UG/PG students are accessing the e-journals/ e-books through the internet. The staff member of our college having UGC-Inflibnet NLIST user ID and Password and they have accessed e-resources.