Central Library
 
Central Library

Central Library

NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NOOL NOOLAGAM SAMUGAM AND YOUTH RENAISSANCE DAY – 2016

Library

Department of Library along with Vikatan Prasuram, KalamSindhanaiPeravai, NoolagamPesugiradhu (Tamil Magazine) and SALIS organised a two day National Conference on “NoolNoolagamSamoogam” to commemorate the birth anniversary of Peoples President Dr.A.P.J.AbdulKalam on 14th and 15th October 2016.Students from 28 colleges from Chennai, Thiruvallur and Kanchipuram districts participated in Essay, Poetry and Drawing competitions. Prize money of Rs.2000/-, Rs.1500/-, Rs.1000/- and Rs.500/- for winners with Certificates, Books were given.Four Public Librarians were awarded with “Kalam Lifetime Achievement Award” for their immense contribution in their field.

Librarians and Teachers from various institutions presented papers on the theme “Nool Noolagam Samoogam”. Eminent Film Directors, Writers, Media Persons and Speakers spoke about the importance of reading, role of libraries and librarians in shaping the society

library

The library stands majestically, almost in the middle of the campus, as the nucleus of intellectual activities of students and staff. The statistics pertaining to the library are:

  • Total No. of books – 52,181
  • of Periodicals – 45
  • of CD’s / DVD’s – 302
  • of students and faculty members visiting the library daily – 450
  • Book transactions – 350
  • Membership with UGC N-List-Online
  • All services are computerized and open access for students and staff

Know Your Library

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Library is housed in a magnificent building almost in the centre of the campus occupying the carpet area of 4,500 sq.ft. Library considered as the nerve centre of knowledge which serve the students and staff members with needed information resources and act as vital partners in the collaborative learning activities with a wide range of academic resources such as books, periodicals, e-resources, back volumes, CDs/DVDs, Maps, question bank and institutional library membership.

Our library is fully automated and installed CCTV for security purpose and we offer more user friendly environment.

LIBRARY TIMINGS
Monday to Friday     8:30 am to 6:00 pm
During Vacation       10:00 am to 2:00 pm

SERVICES

Reference, Lending, Inter Library Loan, Current Awareness, Reprography and Institutional Membership.

DIGITAL LIBRARY 

Our library has UGC-INFONET Digital Library Consortium N-LIST for exclusive use of e-resources i.e e-journals, e-books, and e-bibliographical databases etc.

INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERSHIP

Our library has institutional membership with British Council Library, Chennai. Users can approach the librarian to avail this facility.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR CIRCULATION 

  • Identity Card is must for library transaction i.e issue, return and renewal of books. Identity cards are not transferrable.
  • Faculty members can borrow 10 books with duration of 60 days, UG Students can borrow 2 books, PG Students and & Research Scholars can borrow 5 books with duration of 14 days, and non- teaching staff members can borrow 2 books with duration of 60 days.
  • Renewals are allowed only once on the exact due date and when there are no claim by others.
  • Students and & Research Scholars should return the borrowed books on or before the due date, failing by which a fine would be charged.
  • Loss of borrowed book has to be reported immediately in writing to the Librarian.
  • Reference resources will not be lent out.
  • Books should be handled with great care, and mutilation of books in any manner will be lead to fine.
  • Before leaving the circulation counter user should verify themselves about their transaction.
  • A borrowed book, if recalled by the librarian has to be returned immediately.

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS

  • Strict silence, decorum and discipline must be maintained in the library.
  • Mobile phones are to be switched off or to be kept on silent mode in the library.
  • Users should behave in a reasonable and seemly fashion in the library and must not damage library property or disturb other users.
  • All users must follow the dress code of the college while visiting the library.
  • Leave your bags and personal belongings at the property counters. Users are advised not to keep their valuable things in the property counter. The library accepts no responsibility for the loss or damage of any articles so left.
  • Sport ID card at all times and produce them on demand.
  • Users must register their entry and exit in the system provided.
  • Maintain a queue at the circulation counter.
  • Look frequently at the library notice board.
  • Switch off fan and lights when it is not required.
  • Keep the library clean. Use dustbins provided in the library.

The above mentioned rules and regulations are subject to periodical reviews and revisions. Failure to comply with library rules and regulations will result disciplinary action.

Activities

Other than our regular library services, we conduct monthly book exhibitions, workshops, seminars and conferences.

So far, we have conducted a book exhibition in the month of October 2013 and UGC-NET preparatory programme for LIS professionals in the month of December 2013.

We will have more programmes in the upcoming months.

 Future Plans

  • We are in underway of creating our Digital library which is going to contain question bank, class lectures, staff and student projects, articles and more.
  • Going to introduce a rolling trophy to the best user and best user department of the month.
  • Planning to publish a Newsletter.

Head & Librarian

Mr.T.Senthil Kumar, B.Sc., MLISc., M.Phil., NET., SET., (Ph.D.)

Librarian

Mr.J.Sripathi, M.Sc., MLISc., M.Phil., NET., (Ph.D.)

Library Committee Members

Dr. M. Selvaraj Chairman / Principal
Dr.Y.Hariprasad Reddy Dept. of Corporate Secretaryship
Ms.R.M.Ezhilarasi Dept. of Chemistry
Mr.M.Sivaraj Dept. of Economics
Ms.S.Shoba Dept. of Commerce

Library Staff Member

Ms. Tamilselvi