The Library and Information Center of University College of Science was established along with the College, it started functioning from the year 1940. The Library is located in the center of the College premises for the easy access. Library of college is provided with carpet area of 2905 sq. ft. and is rendering quality services. The library has adopted an open access approach to promote the use of information resources.
The collection of the Library is rich and diverse, especially in terms of breadth and depth of coverage in the areas of Life sciences, Physical Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Biological Sciences and Computer Science and is growing at a very fast pace to match the changing needs of students and staff of the college. It has a collection of over 50,255 which include Books, Reference Books, CD’s & DVD’S, Back volumes, Magazines, Project reports and other reading Materials. Library subscribes 35 periodicals in the various fields of Science and Technology. Library has good collection of competitive books kept separately “IAS Corner” to cater the needs of students for preparing competitive exams like JEEE, JGATE, CSIR NET etc and motivating them to take up civil services,
Library in-house activities and services are fully automated with the use e-Lib, Integrated Library Management Software.
Library have access to more than 6000+ e-journals (including current issues with 5-10 years back files) and 31,35,000 + e-books through program entitled “National Library and Information Services infrastructure for Scholarly Content (N-LIST)” by INFLIBNET.
Library has access to IEEE Communication Society Digital Library which includes 17 periodicals and conference and workshops proceedings. comsoc.org/dl
The Library collection consists of Books (including text books, dictionaries, encyclopedia, competitive books, gazetteers, epigraphs, and yearbooks), Periodicals, Project Reports, CD Rom/DVDs, past and present question papers.
DETAILS OF AVAILABILITY OF RESOURCES IN THE LIBRARY
|Particular of program||Year||Purpose|
|Celebration of Librarians Day on 12-8-2012||2012||In order to create awareness about Librarians Day|
|Celebration of National Library Week 14th to 20th Nov 2012||2012||In order to create awareness about National Library Week celebrated all over India|
|Celebration of Teacher’s Day on 5-9-2012||2012|
|Organized Book exhibition on “National Science Day” 28-2-2013||2013||To support National Science Day & inculcate reading habits among students|
|Celebration of National Library Week 14th to 20th Nov 2013||2013||In order to create awareness about National Library Week celebrated all over India|
|Organized Book exhibition on “National Science Day” 28-2-2014||2014||To support National Science Day & inculcate reading habits among students|
|Library Orientation Program for newly added students||2014||to exploit the students information resources available in the library and to supplement their learning process|
|Library orientation program for the first year students.||2015||In order to create awareness and to inculcate reading habits among students|
|Organized a session in Multidisciplinary Workshop on “Emerging trends in Basic Science and Humanities” on the topic “Search strategies for Information Required”||Aug 2015||To create awareness about different search strategies among students.|
|Organized Book exhibition on “National Science Day” 3-3-2016||2016||To support National Science Day & inculcate reading habits among students|
|Library orientation program for the first year students.||2016||In order to create awareness and to inculcate reading habits among students|
|Organized Book exhibition on “National Science Day” 28-2-2017||2017||To support National Science Day & inculcate reading habits among students|
|Library orientation program for the first year students.||2017||In order to create awareness and to inculcate reading habits among students|
|Organized one day National Conference on “Librarianship in Next Generation Libraries” on 7-3-2018||2018|
|Monday To Friday||9.00 AM||5.00 PM|
|Saturday||9.00 AM||2.00 PM|
10.30 AM to 5.00 PM
Library remains closed on Sundays and Public holidays.
Library Advisory Committee
To make the library more learner centric and user friendly, the institution has constituted a library advisory committee. Library advisory Committee is a body or an organization consisting of Librarian, Heads of Departments from each discipline and the Principal of the Institution and the Office Manager in a College.
Powers And Functions Of The Committee
|1||RAJALAXMI A. GOVANAKOPPA Assistant Librarian Email id: email@example.com Mob No: 0816-2251096||M.L.I.Sc. (Ph.D) UGC-NET& JRF|
|2||SHRUTHI K Library Assistant Grade-II Email id: firstname.lastname@example.org Mob No: +91-9481453454||Post Graduate Degree|
|2||LAKSHMI N Computer Operator||BA|
|3||HUSNARA A Computer Operato||MA|
|1. Smt. Shalini B. R.||Principal|
|2. Rajalaxmi A. Govanakoppa||Coordinator|
|3. Dr. Mukundappa B.L||Member|
|4. Dr. Suresh D||Member|
|5.Dr. Narahari N||Member|
|6. Dr. Chetan Prathap P||Member|
|7. Dr. Parimala B||Member|