For any academic institution the library is the soul of the establishment. Manjunatha College possesses an excellent Library, which is situated on the ground floor of the college. It occupies about 2000 sq. ft. and can accommodate about 100 students at a time. Our College Library aims to support the teaching learning activity in the college and also provide the students updated knowledge and to ensure the optimum utilization of the available resources. The library at present has a collection of more than 14000 volumes of textbooks and reference books. The library subscribes to 53 periodicals and journals. Books are arranged on the shelves according to Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC), a scientific scheme of classification.
It also has a NLIST subscription from INFLIBNET for its requirement of e books & e journals. Through N-List we get access to 6000 e-journals and 3135000 e-books. For the purpose of automation our college Library use SOUL 2.0 library software, which is an integrated multi-user library management system that supports all in-house operations of the library. Complete catalogue of library holdings has been created by using this library software, which enables students and staff to browse and search of books database. This software considerably eases the process of issue and return of books, which in turn increases the efficiency of the persons managing the circulation desk.
|Particulars||No. of Volumes|
|Text & Reference Books||14100|
|Book Bank Books||166|
|Bound Volumes of Journals||263|
- Home Lending : The counter for home lending is kept open between 09.00 am to 04.30 pm. on all working days of the week.
- Reference Service : The staff of the library, especially the librarian helps the readers in finding their queries. Readers are also provided with relevant documents, which are of their interest. They are also shown the technique of finding information through internet resources and NLIST Database.
- Current Awareness Service : New issues of Periodicals/Magazines/Journals are kept on the display rack for better accessibility. The staff members are intimated as and when any new article/book of their subject interest is added to the library.
- Bibliographic Service : It is an on demand service. List of reference books is provided to the faculty and students on demand. The list of new arrival is also given to respective departments.
- OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) : Online Public Access Catalogue has been provided to have an easy access to the collection of the library. The readers are also helped in browsing the through OPAC. The college Library is in the process to provide Web OPAC to its users.
- Internet Facility: The library has Internet browsing facility for staff and students for their study purpose.
- Book Bank : The Library provides Book Bank facility for deserving/needy students.
- New Arrivals : The newly arrived books are kept for display at the entrance of the library and the list of new arrivals of books and journals are also displayed on the library notice board.
- N-List Subscription : Library has subscribed to “National Library and Information Services Infrastructure for Scholarly Content (N-LIST)” funded by UGC. Through this Consortium Colleges/institutions are able to access 6000 e-journals and 3135000 e-books.
- Suggestion Box : A suggestion box is kept in the library seeking valuable suggestions and recommendations from the readers. The suggestions made by them are taken up and discussed in the library committee meeting and healthy suggestions are implemented.
Library Rules & Regulations:
- Only bonafide members are allowed to enter the college library on the strength of a valid College Identity Card/Library Borrowers card, which must be produced as and when it is demanded by the library staff.
- Strict discipline must be maintained in the Library. Indiscipline may lead to disciplinary action and the library privileges may be withdrawn.
- Complete silence must be maintained in & around the library.
- One Book will be issued against Borrowers card for seven days only.
- Reference material should not be taken outside the Library.
- Newspapers and Periodicals/Magazines are only for Reading in the library.
- It is observed that some of the students do not return the Library Books on or before the due date stamped on the date slip attached in the book depriving other students. In order to prevent such students from keeping Library books with them beyond due date, the fine charged will be as follows:
- First week after the due date: Rs. 1/- per day
- For second week after the due date: Rs. 2/- per day
- In case a Reader loses a book he/ she should replace the book.
- Library Borrowers card is nontransferable. Students must not lend their Library Borrowers card to any other student to borrow books from the Library.
- Use of mobile phones in the Library is strictly prohibited.
- Keep your mobile on silent mode.
- Users are not allowed to carry eatables/drinks inside the Library premises.
- Infringement of the library rules will result in the withdrawal of the library facility from the students.
- All cases of the violation of rules will be reported to the Principal for suitable action.
- In case of any difficulty, readers can approach the Librarian
- Co-operation of the students is earnestly sought in observing the rules.
Library Advisory Committee:
08.00 AM To 5.00 PM (All Working Days)