Mrs. Savithri A
KNOW YOUR LIBRARY :
FORGET NOT, BOOKS ARE THE PRESERVERS AND TRANSMITTERS OF THE ACCUMULATED WISDOM OF THE PAST AND NASCENT THOUGHT OF PRESENT DAYS
The library at Govinda Dasa College is spacious, resourceful and state-of-the art with E-Library systems integrated into our system. Library is the heart of our college. The Govindadasa College Library was established in the year 1967. It moved to independent building in 1982. Our Library is housed in the First Floor of the library Building and occupied nearly 6000 Sp.ft.. The first half space is utilized for reading and reference purposes and the other space for stacking and virtual library purpose.
The library boasts of a large collection of book on all topics related to academics and topics beyond. At present, the library has in its stock about 48,902 books covering a wide variety of subjects. Its also received 11 news papers and 28 magazines for the purpose of general reading. 26 periodicals on various subject to facilitate current reading on different subjects.
LOCATION OF SECTION
READING ROOM :
100 Readers can sit at a time in the Reading Room provided with comfortable wooden table with partition and wooden chairs. Sufficient fans and tube lights are provided .
NEWS PAPER SECTION :
The passage leading to Reading Room Section is converted into Newspaper Corner. While daily newspapers are displayed here. The back numbers are filed and kept on the side by rack provided for this purpose. However, these back numbers are moved once in a month to the storage section.
PERIODICAL SECTION :
26 Subject Periodical are displayed in the slanted Periodical Racks (Included M.Sc Chemistry , M.Com and Under Graduate.
MAGAZINE SECTION :
25 popular magazines are displayed in the slanted magazines rack.
STACK ROOM :
Books are properly arranged and displayed here for the convenience of the reader.
REFERENCE SECTION :
Reference Books are kept separately in the stack section.
SMALL SIZE BOOKS :
The small size books are segregated and are maintained in stack room. These are under closed access and are made available only on demand.
STORAGE SECTIONS: (UPSTAIRS)
- Rare Book Collection
- Damaged Books and Unserviceable Books
- Back volumes of Periodicals and News Papers
- Back volumes of College Magazines.
- Non-Usable Materials.
BEST OF THE BEST
A Book Review Programme titled ‘PUSTAKA PREETHI PARICHAYA is organized once in a week to motivate reading habits among the students. This programme is one of the Best programme ever organised by library and admired by all Library users.
Comment for the word, is another programme introduced after Pusthaka Preethi Parichaya. It is programme open to students of PG, UG, and faculties of college. This programme helps students to learn a new word, its meaning and to express their views on it. This would enhance their skill of writing and vocabulary.
FACILITIES IN OUR LIBRARY:
- Open Access System
- Computerization of Library Catalogue (OPAC)
- Inflibnet NList Facility
- Orientation Programmes to Student
- Book Bank Scheme is in place under UGC Scheme
- New Arrivals display
- Lending of Books
- Book Reservation
- Book Renewal
- Inter Library Loan
- Paper Clippings
- Readers Guidance
- Reprography Services
- Internet Facility
- Old Question Papers
- Advertisement and Notification
- Book Exhibition
- Kannada Quotation from various books, newspapers and other sources are collected.
- Articles of various Science & Technology also has been collected and store.
- Both the collection can be used by the Library users at any time.
- Students are motivated to read more books by instituting BEST LIBRARY USER AWARD . The awardee is awarded on college day every year.
Online Library & Information Resources:
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