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Library Collections: Library has good collection of Books and Journals, Reference Sources,magazines,newspapers Audiovisual teaching learning resources, project reports, etc. documents are well organized.This arrangement has helped organization of information in a systematic way and easy to users locate documents easily.
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Library Hours: Library remains open from 10 AM to 5.30 PM on all working days Monday to Friday and 10 AM to 2 P.M. on Saturdays.
Gate Register: Log in and Log out register is maintained for students and faculty members and other visitors which helps tracking the day to day visitors and duration for which they used the library.
Property counter: maintained at the entrance to keep the users property.
ID Card: Library is kept open to authorized members and entry/access is checked with user ID cards. Bar coded ID Card is issued to student and staff to borrow the books.
Token system: token is issued along with issued books to carry out documents by the students and staff.
Library Security :watch and ward security staff monitor the proper control over the safety of library materials.
Library arrangement :
Library has Good Collection of Books and Journals, Reference sources etc. documents are well organized. This arrangement has helped organization of information in a systematic way and easy to users locate documents easily.
Open Access system: Library offered open shelf” system/ open access system to its readers., This system enables the users to have direct and easy access to the book collection providing good opportunity and freedom to examine and browse the documents. It encourages the users to develop a closer acquaintance with the diversity of information sources available in the library.
The circulation counter updates day to day borrowing and returning of the books and statistics are maintained.
Reader’s guidance and Ready reference service is provided to users.
Library Staff help the users in their literature search Regular
New Arrivals Display:
a) Books: New books acquired by the library are displayed in New Arrivals Display racks for the benefit of users. These books will be on display for at least one week and after that they will be made available to borrow.
b) Journals & Magazines: New Journals and Magazines are regularly displayed subject wise and alphabetically on the Journal display rack in Journal Section.
c) Newspapers: Newspapers are displayed regularly in the News Paper section.
Lending Service: Document issue. return,reservation,renewal.
SC / ST Book Bank service: Especially for SC/ST students maintained separately.
Reference Service: Librarian gives the information which is required by the users or guides them to browse the documents which contain the required information, depending upon their requirements.
Referral Service: Guiding the user to other libraries where the document available which of user interest.
Internet Services : Library provided the internet service to students and faculty members
Literature search service though E-mail : Some services like question papers, news clippings, and browsed information provided through e-mail on demand by the students and staff.
Reprographic /Photocopy Service: Books are provided to the students and staff for photocopying.
Current Awareness Service
Latest Additions of Books:
The Latest Additions publication is the list of the new books added to the Library. The entry consists of Bibliographical details of the books. This publication would be immense help to the Faculty Members, Students and also others who wish to keep aware of incoming books to the Library.
Current Awareness Service Bulletin:
The library regularly compile and publish the latest additions list of books and is circulated among the Tumkur University faculty and Constituent colleges faculty members and students through E-mail to keep themselves abreast of the latest developments in their areas of specialization. Print copy displayed in the library.
Request to purchase:
Ask Librarian to buy an item to add to its collection in recommendation form dully singed by HOD.
Library Facilities provided to the Users