About Library

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“THE WORLD OF BOOK IS THE MOST REMARKABLE CREATION OF MAN”

-Clarence Day

[/dt_quote][vc_column_text]St. Claret College library is a place of knowledge enhancement, which is designed in an appropriate way to meet the academic needs of the students and faculty. It provides a wide range of resources to its academic community. The library has a puddle of academic resources such as books, magazines, journals, encyclopedias, databases, back volumes, CDs/DVDs, project reports, audio/video cassettes, Rare and question bank and the Internet. Through the completely automated library management system, users can access the library resources without any troubles. The library provides spacious seating arrangements and serene ambiance for learning. Trained and committed library staff is at the service of the academic community.

LIBRARY COLLECTION

  • Books:
    • Under graduation: 20,770 +
    • Post-Graduation: 1,176 +
  • Periodicals & Journals: 104 (National and International)
  • Newspapers: 11 (English, Hindi , Kannada, Telugu & Malayalam))
  • CDs/DVDs: 710
  • Bound Volumes of Journals/Magazines: 186
  • Bound volumes of Previous BU Question Paper : 100

LIBRARY WORKING HOURS:
Weekdays: 8.30 AM – 5.00 PM
Saturdays: 8.30 AM – 1.00 PM

LIBRARY ORIENTATION PROGRAMME

St Claret College Library Committee conducts Library Orientation Program every academic year in the month of August for all the first-year students. The students were taught how to get familiarize with the library facilities, e-resources, OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) Software, Books borrowing procedure etc.

LIBRARY EXTENSION ACTIVITY:

LIBRARY DAY:

The SCC Library committee conducts Library Day in the month of August 12th of every year in the memory of Padmashri Dr. S R. Ranganathan, Father of Indian Library Science. The committee conducts various competitions on this auspicious day.

RABINDRANATH TAGORE’S BIRTHDAY:

As a patriotic respect to pay the homage, the SCC Library conducts various competitions in the remembrance of National Poet Rabindranath Tagore on May 7th of every academic year.

ONLINE E-RESOURCES:

DELNET

SCC Library is facilitated with DELNET. The students and faculty can access this facility inside and outside college with internet facility. It is provided with a user login ID and password and the same is published in the library notice board.

INFLIBNET

SCC Library has also subscribed to Inflibnet. It provides unique user name and password for each faculty and student to access its online resources.

MINTBOOK

SCC Library has also subscribed to online Mintbooks, which provides particularly Bangalore University Curriculum reference books. The students can access this facility with internet connections.
INTER LIBRARY LOAN (ILL)

  1. BRITISH LIBRARY
  2. INSTITUTION MEMBERSHIP WITH BANGALORE UNIVERSITY

SCC library has an institutional membership with the above Institutions. Students can request the Librarians for the ID Cards. The books taken through ID card if lost the students should bear the charges.

BEST PRACTICES
BOOK BANK SCHEME:

  • SCC Library issues text books for SC/ST and economically weak students.
  • Application for the same will be issued in the beginning of every academic year.

BOOKS FOR DIVYANGJAN STUDENTS

As per SCC students’ extended service scheme Textbooks are provided for Divyangjan students.

BOOK OF THE WEEK

SCC Library has a special corner for Book of the week displays. A write up of a chosen book is reviewed by a students and displayed in this section. This is done to inculcate interest in the students reading

NEW ARRIVAL SECTIONS:

  • SCC library has a great collection of latest books.
  • The visitors to the library should be known this at a glance. So the latest books purchased in the library will be displayed in the new arrival section.
  • This books can be borrowed by the students/Faculty.

BBA, BCA AND B.COM TRAVEL &TOURISM PROJECTS & M.COM PROJECTS:

SCC Library has maintained a separate area for the display of BBA, BCA, B.Com Travel and Tourism, BA and M.Com projects. The current students can make use of this projects as a reference.

READING ROOM:

From the academic year 2017-18 a special reading room is opened for Students/Faculty. This area can used for reading newspapers and general magazines.

BROWSING CENTRE:

From the academic year 2018-19 onwards 20 systems were installed in the reading room and named it as reading and browsing centre. Students from UG and PG are allowed to use the system for their academic purpose.

LIBRARY AWARD:

The library award for the best user of the library was instituted from the academic year 2012-2013 onwards. This was done to encourage students to avail the library facilities and enhance their learning. The criteria laid for the award are the following

Enthusiasm shown in reading books both of curriculum and outside curriculum.
Quality time spent in the library for reference and reading.
Book borrowing/ transaction done in the academic year.
The winners of the academic year 2018-19 were

BRAILLE SOFTWARE:

SCC Library has installed Braille Software in the main library system, for the students who are in need.

CAREER GUIDANCE AND PLACEMENT:

Keeping the need of student’s recruitment SCC library has a separate corner as Career Guidance and Placement. Books related to that area is purchased with the co-ordination of Placement cell.

RARE BOOK COLLECTION:

To keep up the interest and show the value of old and rare collection of books and reports SCC library has a special corner for Rare Book Collection. This book are only for reference inside the library.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Library Award 2018-19″ font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:center” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_custom_heading text=”Zialymina Khatun” font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:center” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_single_image image=”12138″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_custom_heading text=”Ramesh N” font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:center” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_single_image image=”12137″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_custom_heading text=”Jereena Davis” font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:center” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_single_image image=”12136″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][/vc_row]