Library and Information Science

Introduction


The library  is the backbone of all the academic activities and it is the core heart of the educational institution in case of colleges, Library has a pivotal role to play in catering the higher educational needs of the users. The primary purpose of a library is to support teaching. Learning research and other academic activities. It is a reservoir of knowledge and information, without which the academic world never flourishes.
 
History & Development


The Library is established since its inception of the veerashaiva college in the year 1945. In the initial stage library was housed in the Auditorium building of the college and in the year 2000 it was shifted to the Newly constructed independent library building . The total carpet areaof the library building is 1359 sq feet and constructed in two floor. In the year 2004. The central library was renamed as “ Library and information Centre”

Vision

  • Library aims to be best among degree college libraries in the state.
  • Library intends to offer comprehensive service related to dissemination of knowledge.
  • Libraries intends to incorporate the latest technology and adopt user friendly approach towards students and faculty.


Mission

  • Library serves as a resource center and aims at developing a comprehensive collection of documents useful for faculty and students of the institute and providing an efficient dissemination of knowledge.

 

Short term goals

To serve the academic needs of all students and faculty members. As a center for collection of books and Journals of all related subjects to develop a comprehensive collection of information required for teaching and reference purpose. To acquire, organize Information resources to meet the present and future needs of its users.

 

Long term goal


Developing a consortium of all degree college libraries coming under Sri Vijayanagara Krishnadevaray University   with resource sharing and networking

Library Computerization


The Library uses SOUL 1.0 software developed by INFLIBNERT which is an integrated multi-user library management system that supports all in-house operations of the Library. The soul software  consists of modules on acquisition, cataloguing, circulation, serials, indexing and OPAC. The database of books available in the Library is being updated on day to day basis with details of recently acquired books.

Bar Code-based Circulation System


All the books of library are bar-coded.  The circulation activities are done by using the barcode.

LIBRARY TIMINGS:

WORKING DAYS TIME
Monday through Friday 8.00 A.M.     to   7.00 P.M
Saturday 8.00 A.M.     to   4.00 P.M
Sunday & Hlidays 9.00 A.M.     to   2.00 P.M

 

CIRCULATION HOURS:

DAYS TIME
Monday through Friday 9.00 A.M.     to   4.00 P.M
Saturday & Holidays 9.00 A.M.     to   2.00 P.M

 

Electronic Surveillances
08 CCTV cameras are installed in the library premises as security measure.

 

 

 

 

 

Contact Address

Veerashaiva College
Cantonment
Ballari

   
08392 - 242185 / 242183
    08392 - 242183
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