Library

"Books are the carriers of civilisation. Without books, history is silent, literature is dumb, science scrippled, thought and speculation at a stand still. Books are engines of change, windows on the world and light houses errected in the sea of time." - Barbara W. Tuchman


Inception and Growth

College Library was established in the year 1993, with a built-up area of 770sft catering to the needs of 5 UG courses initially. With the expansion of courses offered in the college, later in the year 2002 Library was bifurcated for UG and PG courses separately . Increase in the number of UG and PG Courses in the college had made changes in the library and shifted it to the present Building (NEW BLOCK) where it covers a floor area of 7,562sqft.


Goals
  • 1. Encourage students to update their Knowledge in various subjects.
  • 2. Inculcate the habit of using good quality reference books..
  • 3. Provide access to latest information through Inflibnet /Journals/Web/Magazines.

The library has a collection of 31,298 Volumes and 12,152 Titles for reference purpose. College library subscribes for 22 periodicals,14 daily newspapers,69 journals which includes peer reviewed both International and National. Library also maintains a collection of 1911 project thesis (616 Hard copies and 1291 Soft copies) ,CDs/DVDs 1399 of various subjects. Library runs with an automated issue and renewal of books with library automation software - LIBMAN. College library also has book bank scheme - A collection books donated by Alumini students, which are issued in addition to the regular issues. We also have Inflibnet facility where in users can access e-resources and download articles required by them directly from the N-List through servers deployed at the INFLIBNET Centre. College library also provide Internet and Intranet facilities for the Students & Faculty. Library provides reference, documentation and bibliographical assistance to its readers. Reprographic facility is also available on payment. Library also has institutional membership with DELNET. Library has formed NDLI Club with Students and Faculty as its members and will do regular activities like Book Reviews and Book Talk, etc. to develop the reading habits.

Collection

Department wise Books and Journals / Magzines
Name of the Dept. Title Volume Journal/Magazine Departmental Library
Mathematics & Statistics 469 1703 1 - -
Physics & Electronics 823 1865 4 272
Computer Science 1039 4221 8 45
Commerce 973 2819 4 35
Microbiology 795 1268 10 - -
Genetics & Biotechnology 395 828 1 79
Biochemistry 831 1696 8 79
Chemistry 157 517 2 21
Languages 1325 1840 4 84
Bachelor of Arts 659 1703 4 69
Management Studies 3585 9554 26 - -
General 299 620 19 - -
Book Banks(BB)/Book Bank University(BBU) 802 2664 - - - -
Grand Total 12152 31298 91 684

Library Information


Working Hours: 9.00 AM to 6.00 PM

Transactions: 10.00 AM to 5.00 PM

Volumes: 31298

Titles: 12152

Periodicals: 91

List of Newspapers (13), Journals, Magazines:(91) Lists   Online

CD/DVDs: Total: 1399       Textbooks:1011;  Magazines: 388

Projects: Hard Copies:616     Softcopies:1295

Back Volumes: 457

Encyclopedia: 44

Dictionaries:110

Rare manuscripts:

  • 1 Talapatra Grandham - Adi Parvam of Mahabharata
  • 5 Books by Panini Maharshi, Valmiki Maharshi and Vyasa Maharshi

Area: 7,562sqft. 

Seating Capacity: 150

Digital Library: 12 Multimedia Systems

Library Rules

MEMBERSHIP
  • The Library is primarily for the use of faculty, research scholars, students, and non-teaching employees of the College.
  • On special request, outsiders are also admitted for a short period for conducting research with written permission of the Librarian
  • The privilege of borrowing books from the Library is restricted to the members only.
  • To become a member a person has to fill out a registration form and submit it at the circulation counter. Non-teaching employees must send their forms attested by the Principal
  • All the members should return books borrowed from the Library before they proceed on a long period of leave and obtain a “No due” certificate from the Library
  • The Librarian reserves the right to allow more books on special request, if any.
    Category No. of books Loan period
    All teaching staff 8 One Month
    Research scholars 5 14 days
    Post-Graduate students 4+1 Book Bank book 14 days
    Under-Graduate students 2+1 Book Bank book 14 days
    Non-teaching employees 2 14 days
  • Loose issues and bound volumes of periodicals are not for issue
  • A book will be issued to the borrower against production of ID card issued by the College.
  • All members need to obtain a “No due” certificate for refund of caution money or for other purpose after returning all the books and also clear any dues outstanding against them.
  • The Librarian reserves the right to recall any book from any member at any time.
  • The Loan period may be reduced by the Librarian, if the books are on special demand.
  • Books issued maybe renewed for a further period provided no other member has reserved the same.
  • A member can reserve a book which is on loan by filling a prescribed form available at the circulation counter or using the online reservation facility

GENERAL RULES

  • Photo copy facility is available on payment for all the members of the Library between 10.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m.
  • Members shall observe silence in the reading halls.
  • Members shall not engage in conversation in any part of the Library so as to cause annoyance to any other reader
  • Members shall not smoke, or spit in any part of the Library
  • Members shall not write upon, damage or mark any book belonging to the Library.
  • Members are responsible for any damage caused by them to the books or any other property belonging to the Library and will be required to pay the penalty imposed upon them by the Librarian
  • Members shall not bring personal belongings and Library books issued to them inside the Library.
  • Members leaving the Library should stop at the exit so that the materials borrowed or taken out of the Library by them may be checked.
  • Upon any infringement of the Library rules members will forfeit the privileges of admission and membership of the Library.
  • The Librarian reserves the right to suspend the membership of any member found misbehaving, abusing the Library staff or behaving in an indecent manner.
  • The members caught tearing pages/stealing books will be suspended forthwith from using the Library facilities and further disciplinary action will be initiated against them by the College

INTERNET FACILITIES

  • INTERNET and Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) facilities are open for the registered members of the library only.
    No outsider will be allowed to use this facility.
  • Users should carry their Identity Card and show to the Library Staff on demand.
  • Maximum period of browsing is restricted to One hour only
  • Use this facility only to support your academic and research activities.
  • Please make way to the others to use this facility also.
  • Since this facility is for the registered members, please help us in identifying the unauthorized users.
  • It is the collective responsibility as for as the safety of the systems is concerned. Please bring it to the notice of the Librarian, any abuse of the systems.
  • Please note that all these Computers are equipped with the “Electronic Surveillance Software” to detect the INTERNET Sites visited and searched by each user.
  • Please use this facility with care and Librarian reserves the right to stop extending this facility to the user found misusing, apart from initiating appropriate further action as per the College rules by the Authorities.
  • The facility is available during the working hours of the library i.e., between 10.00 am and 5.00 pm on all working days

College Library Services

1. Library Membership

All the students who has enrolled in any course in the college is eligible to become member and can utilize all the services offered by the library. All the staff are also the members of the library.

2. Circulation

All the members can barrow the books as below:

Student

UG Students : 2 books for 14 days with maximum 2 times renewal
PG Students : 4 books for 14 days with maximum 2 times renewal
Fine will be imposed after due date to date of returning the book.

Staff

Teachers : 8 books for one month maximum one semester
Non Teachers : 2 books for 14 days

3. Reprography Service:

Members can avail the photocopying facility on payment basis

4. Inter Library Loan Facility:

Members can avail Inter Library Loan service via NLIST or DELNET

5. Reference Services

All the books are open access and can browse the books of their choice, if any book is non traceable, they can avail the library staff services in tracing the books or location of books. Books are arranged according to the subject wise in classifying order.

6. OPAC/MOPAC

Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC): On Desktop and Laptop, the barrower can search the books through OPAC by Title, Author, Publishers wise. It will display the status of the book.

Whereas MOPAC service is offered through Mobile App, it can be downloaded from Google Play Store of Android Mobiles.

M-OPAC allows user to search a book from any registered colleges / Institutes libraries. 2)M-OPAC app display consolidated library data at a glance. 3)User can search books by different tags like : Title, Author, Publisher, Subject and Keywords. 4)User would be able to see information regarding the book like Author, Publishers, Publish year, Accession numbers with Series code, ISBN, Call No (Classification Number + Book Number), Quantity of Book.

7. Internet Facility

Library has 12 Computers with Multimedia facility and networked with LAN connectivity with 100 Mbps internet speed. Members can access e-resources like online journals, ebooks, OPAC, NLIST, DELNET, NDLI, Emails, DTP, and other Internet activities, etc.

8. Library Orientation

Library orientation program is organized for all freshers on facilities and collections of Library.

9. Book bank scheme

It is a collection of books donated by Alumni. This service is provided free of cost and is over and above the regular issue of Books on ID cards. Students can keep the Books for One Semester.

10. Digital Library

12 Multimedia systems are available for students/staff for browsing Internet and electronic resources which are subscribed and open access.

11. Automation

Library is Automated with LIBMAN (Library Management System) Software. It efficiently manages all the in-house operations of the Library like acquisition, cataloging, circulation, OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue), mobile OPAC, serial control, newspaper, utility. It is cloud based and barcode enabled.

Digital Collection

Open Access e-Resources

During this Pandemic, Library has prepared a list of useful open access e-resources to support online requirements of the faculty and student members.

Websites for Learning Languages
  1. www.myenglishteacher.eu
  2. www.phrasemix.com
  3. esl.about.com
  4. learningenglish.voanews.com
  5. www.englishcentral.com
  6. www.newsinlevels.com
  7. www.howdoyou.do
  8. www.hindilearner.com/
  9. www.hindistudents.com
  10. www.thesanskritlanguage.com
  11. www.learnsanskritonline.com/
  12. www.telugukiranam.com
Databases:
    CMIE Prowess: https://prowessdx.cmie.com/
Questions to Answer
  1. eHow: https://www.ehow.com/
  2. What: https://whatis.techtarget.com/
  3. Webopedia: https://www.webopedia.com/
  4. Plagiarism Tracker: https://www.plagtracker.com/
  5. Answers: https://www.answers.com/
  6. SportsLine: https://www.sportsline.com/
  7. Sports Illustrated: https://www.si.com/

OPEN ACCESS RESOURCES
  1. National Digital Library of India: https://ndl.iitkgp.ac.in

    Open Knowledge Repository : https://openknowledge.worldbank.org

    Science Direct Open Access Contents : https://www.sciencedirect.com/#open-access

    Oxford Open: https://academic.oup.com/journals/pages/open_access

    Project Euclid : https://www.projecteuclid.org/librarians/lib_oa

    Springer Open Journals: https://www.springeropen.com/journals

    Springer Open Access Books : https://link.springer.com/search/page/3?facet-content-type=%22Book%22&package=openaccess

    Taylor and Francis Open Journals: https://www.tandfonline.com/openaccess/openjournals

    Cambridge University Press: https://www.cambridge.org/core/what-we-publish/open-access

    Open Access on MUSE: https://about.muse.jhu.edu/muse/open-access-overview/

    Palgrave Macmillan: https://www.palgrave.com/gp/rights-permissions/open

    Wiley Online Library: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/

    Elsevier : https://www.elsevier.com/about/open-science/open-access/open-access-journals

    Open Access India: http://openaccessindia.org/

    Southern Connecticut State University: https://libguides.southernct.edu/openaccess

    KAUST University Library: https://library.kaust.edu.sa/newsitem/openaccesspublishing

    CORE: World Largest - Open Access Research Papers: https://core.ac.uk/

    Saylor Academy: https://www.saylor.org/

    INFOPORT: https://infoport.inflibnet.ac.in/

Encyclopedia:
  1. New World Encyclopedia: https://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Info:Main_Page
  2. Encyclopedia: https://www.encyclopedia.com/
  3. Encyclopedia of Mathematics: https://encyclopediaofmath.org/wiki/Main_Page
  4. Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page
  5. Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy: https://iep.utm.edu/
  6. Encyclopedia of Astronautica: http://www.astronautix.com/
  7. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: https://plato.stanford.edu/index.html
  8. Online Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences Encyclopedia: https://oeis.org/
  9. .ac.in/
JOURNALS
  1. Impact Journals: http://www.impactjournals.us/index.php
  2. Directory of Open Access Journals: https://doaj.org
  3. NISCAIR Online Periodical Repository: http://nopr.niscair.res.in/
  4. Chemspider:  http://www.chemspider.com/
  5. Hindwani Publishing: https://www.hindawi.com/journals/
  6. PLOS: https://plos.org/
  7. Springer Open Journals: https://www.springeropen.com/journals
  8. Science Alert: https://scialert.net/
  9. National Centre for Biotechnology Information: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/
  10. Academic Journals: https://academicjournals.org/
  11. Oxford Open Journals: https://academic.oup.com/journals/pages/journals_a_to_z
Courseware and Learning Resources/Open Educational Resources OPEN AUDIO BOOKS eBooks ONLINE NEWSPAPERS INTERNSHIP: UNIVERSITIES Websites for Competitive Exams
  1. www.indiabix.com - Mathematics and reasoning.
  2. www.gktoday.in- Current affairs and Gk.
  3. www.mrunal.org- Current events.
  4. www.tcyonline.com- Mock tests.
  5. www.wolframalpha.com- Problems Queries.
  6. www.biologyexams4u.com- Biology.
  7. www.ibpsexamguru.in- IBPS Exam Guru
  8. www.talentsprint.com- Talent Sprint
  9. www.jagranjosh.com- Jagran Josh
  10. www.gkduniya.com- GK Duniya
  11. www.freeonlinetest.in- Free Online Test
  12. www.cybermocktest.com- Bank PO Mock Test
  13. www.youtube.com- TSBankersChoice
  14. www.indgovtjobs.in- Government Jobs
  15. careeradda.co.in- Career Adda.
Jobs
  1. www.career.gov.in – Government Jobs
  2. www.naukri.com
  3. www.monsterindia.com.

Institution Membership

NLIST

National Library and Information Services Infrastructure for Scholarly Content (N-LIST)

The authorized users from colleges can now access e-resources and download articles required by them directly from the publisher's website once they are duly authenticated as authorized users through servers deployed at the INFLIBNET Centre. The N-LIST project provides access to e-resources to students, researchers and faculty from colleges and other beneficiary institutions through server(s) installed at the INFLIBNET Centre

DELNET

DELNET has been actively engaged with the compilation of various Union Catalogues of the resources available in member-libraries .It has already created the Union Catalogue of Books,Union List of Current Periodicals, Union Catalogue of Periodicals,CD-ROM Database,Database of Indian Specialists, Database of Periodical Articles, Union List of Video Recordings, Urdu Manuscripts' Database, Database of Theses and Dissertations, sample databases of language publications using GIST technology and several other databases. The data is being updated in these databases and is growing rapidly. It is IP based access within the campus. Inter Library Loan facility is available through DELNET

NDLI Club

National Digital Library of India Club (NDLI Club) is an enabler of career progression for students, job seekers, researchers and learners. NDLI Clubs are set up in institutes and nodal bodies, and these Clubs conduct events to facilitate students to develop knowledge, skill and traits beyond regular curriculum which are essential for their progression in respective professional domain. The events may be either physical or virtual. Virtual events are web-based and are conducted through the NDLI Club portal. The events are organized at respective institute level or city/district/state/regional level or all-India level

Development of knowledge, skill and traits needs access to varieties of learning resources. NDLI Club members can access a huge repository of free and open access learning resources, from anywhere and at any time, either through desktop PC or laptop or tablet or mobile, from National Digital Library of India (NDLI) (https://www.ndl.gov.in or https://ndl.iitkgp.ac.in). NDLI and NDLI Club are initiatives of Ministry of Education (MOE), Government of India, through its National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology (NMEICT). These are National Mission projects and part of Digital India Mission of the country. NDLI provides contents for all academic levels including lifetime learners, all disciplines and in most of the widely used Indian languages, to enable people to learn and prepare from best practices from all over the world. NDLI and NDLI Club are services that are not just for some, but for all of India to learn, share, grow and democratize education in the country.

Library Committee

Chairman : Prof. Y. Ashok

Co-ordinator : Dr. J.Sarada
Secretary : Mr. L. Vijay Bhasker

Committee Members
  • Mr. N.Bhaskar
  • Ms. Rachana Sarma
  • Ms. Meena Rani
  • Mr. TVLNH Prasad
  • Dr. Kavitha Lal

Library Staff

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Mr. L.Vijay Bhasker

Librarian
Nodal Officer - VIDWAN, IRINS

Staff Name Designation Qualification
Mr. L. Vijay Bhasker Librarian B. Com, M.A(PPM), M.L.I.Sc. PGDLAN, PGDCA APSET & UGCNET
Mr. C. Vamsi Mohan Assistant Librarian B.Com., B.L.I.Sc., Certficate in DP&CS,Computing
Mr U Bhaskar Book Bearer B.Com., B.L.I.Sc., Certificate in MS Office
Mrs C Swapna Attender B.Com.

Research Support

RESEARCH SEARCH SITES E-THESIS PATENTS AND STANDARDS FREE/OPEN SOURCE REFERENCE MANAGEMENT TOOLS SEARCH ENGINES VIRTUAL LIBRARY/SUBJECT GATEWAYS NATIONAL REPOSITORIES INSTITUTIONAL REPOSITORIES

Contact Us

Lode Vijay Bhasker:Librarian
  • Bhavan’s Vivekananda College of Science, Humanities and Commerce
  • Phone: 040-27111611 (Ext: 210) Mobile: 9441282958
  • Email-id: librarian@bhavansvc.ac.in