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Library

Don Bosco College, Sulthan Bathery offers one of the best libraries in the district of Wayanad, Kerala. It has a computerized Library Management system with 13000 volumes, in addition there are Journals, Magazines and Dailies. The Library is envisaged to support the educational and research programs of the institute by providing physical and intellectual access to information, consistent with the present and the anticipated educational and research functions of the institute.

Organizational set up

Our College follows a centralised library system.  More over we have Department Library Collection for immediate references. The college library building is functional and constructed at the central corner of the Institution. It has an area of 15,000 sq. ft. in two floors - Ground floor and Upper Ground floor.

Groundfloor

The Ground floor houses Under Graduate section, Reprographic (Photocopying section), Technical Section, Back Volumes, General reading area, UG reference section.

UpperGround Floor

In the upper ground floor Postgraduate section, Reference Section, Journals & Magazine section, New Arrival Section, Newspaper reading section, Property Counter, Librarians Cabin, Circulation Section, Internet Browsing Corner, Research section, CD-DVD Collection and Question Bank section are accommodated.

Library collection

The library at present has a collection of 13000 volumes including Textbooks and Refernces.  And Library preserves the collections of 350 CDs, 15 number of Journals, 40 types of Magazines both English and Malayalam. The library provides INFLIBNET service to the users.

Arrangements of the collection

Books are arranged on the shelves according to Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC), a scientific scheme of classification. This type of arrangement will help to keep the books on the same subject together with those on related subjects coming next to them. Open access facility is provided in the library to help the reader browsing the stack and selecting the books of his choice.

Computerization

The Library offers Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) - a computerized catalogue service.  All the books in the library are bar coded. This helps the circulation counter in issue and return of books quickly.  Members are given bar - coded ID cards and books are issued on producing the ID cards.

Services Provided

The library provides the following services;

1. Loan Service

2. Reference Service

3. Digital Library Service

4. Reprographic Service

5. New Addition Alert Service

6. Current Awareness Service

7. User Education

8. Holding Exhibition on important occasions

9. Inter Library Loan Service

10.OPAC Service in Library

11.Internet Service.

Membership

All members of the Staff, Students, Research scholars and Non - teaching staff of the college are members of the library.

Working Hours

Working hours of the library will be as follows:

Monday – Friday     9:00am – 5:00pm

Saturday     9:15am – 4:30pm

Lending of books

The members are eligible to borrow the number of books given against each category.
Teaching Staff:    6
Non-Teaching Staff:    4
Students (UG):    3
Students (PG):    3

Librarian

Mr. Jinto K B

MLISC

Mob: 9349714307

Email: kbjinto@gmail.com




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