Library & Information Centre


The Library is an integral component of the institution ever since its inception in 1972. The Library offers vital support for teaching, learning, research activities of the College by disseminating knowledge and offering modern services to the academic fraternity. It is fully automated using Easy Lib software for its housekeeping operations.

Library Staff Profile

Name of the Faculty Designation Qualification
Mrs. H. G. Manjula B.Sc, MLIS, M. Phil Ch.Librarian
Mr. K.N. Lakshmipathi Librarian B.Sc, MLIS, M. Phil
Mrs. Prema paul Library Assistant MA
Mrs. Mary Support staff PUC
Mrs. Kempaiah Support staff SSLC

The library has 24,100 books, 55 national and international journals, 20 magazines and 12 News papers.
Library has the following databases for e books and e journals.
1. EBSCO
2. INFLIBNET
3. CAPITALINE.

It also has Johan Brown Digital library that has more than 55,000
e books on various subjects.
It has the institutional membership of DELNET, INFLIBNET, British Library and St. Joseph’s College Of Business Administration.

Library Services
The library provides the following demanding and anticipatory services to the users.
1. Lending service.
2. Reference service.
3. Referral service.
4. CAS service.
5. External database access.
6. Book bank service.
7. Question paper bank.
8. OPAC.
9. Internet access.
10. Photo copying service.
11. Interlibrary loan service.

Rules and Regulations

Library Timings
Monday – Friday 8.00 am - 5.00 pm
Saturday - 8.00 am – 1.00 pm
The Library remains closed on all Sundays and Public Holidays.

Code of Conduct
1. Users must carry their ID cards in the library. Users may not refer to, or borrow books without ID cards. ID cards are non-transferable.
2. Users are requested to maintain silence in the library reading area.
3. The library reading area should be used only for reference and consultation of resource materials.
4. All cell phones should be switched off in the library. Any violation will attract confiscation of the cell phones. .
5. Users are prohibited from listening music or watching movies on their laptops inside the library.
6. Persistent defaulters of various library rules will have their library services suspended.

Circulation
Timings : 8am to 5 pm
1. 3 books are issued for UG students and 5 books for PG students.
2. Books are issued for a period of 14 days.
3. Rs. 1.00 per day will be charged for late returns.
4. The students have to return the outstanding library books.
5. Reference books and journals are not for issue and they have to be referred inside the Library.