A Library can be considered as a store-house of Knowledge. It plays a vital role in promoting the knowledge of the user by providing the relevant resources available. Our Library was came into existence in the year 1975 along with college establishment.. Ours is one of the best libraries in and around Vijayawada having the huge collection of 92512 volumes comprises of Text Books, Reference Books, Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, books related to Competitive & Career Guidance Personality Development etc....
8 am to 7 pm
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Can be viewed from outside the campus also
Number of visitors
Average 500 per day
Number of issues
Average 100 per day
|Monday-Friday||8:00 Am to 7:00 Pm|
|Saturday||8:00 Am to 6:00 Pm|
|Sunday||9.00Am to 1.00Pm|
|Digital Library||8:00 Am to 6:00 Pm|
|S.NO||Image||Name of the staff||Qualification||Designation|
|1||Sri.M .S. A .Prasad Retd.(2009)||Msc.,MLiSc||Lecturer in Lib. Science|
|2||Smt. K. Vanisree||M.Com., M.L.I.Sc||Librarian|
|3||Sri. B. V. B Murali Krishna||M.Li.Sc., M.A(pol).M.A (soci)||Asst. Librarian|
|4||Sri. N. Arun Suresh Kumar||M.Sc., M.L.I.Sc.,||Asst. Librarian|
|5||Sri. G. Koteswara Rao,||Record Asst.|
|6||Sri. Prabhakara Rao||Attender|
|7||Sri. K.Sudarsan Rao||Attender|
|8||Sri. Y.Samba Siva Rao||Attender|
|Number of Volumes||92459|
|Number of Titles||48714|
|Number of Reference Volumes||3850|
|Number of Back Volumes||956|
|Number of e-Books(downloaded)||10000+|
|Number of SC/ST Book Bank Volumes||865|
|Number of News Papers||16|
|Number of systems||22|
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Students and Staff who are at present working or studying are eligible to become members of this library. Membership for outsiders is not allowed. In case non members and past students want to make a short reference they shall meet the Principal for permission.
Staff (Teaching & Non-Teaching)
Get the membership form from the book issue counter. Fill up the form, get the signature from your HOD. Meet the Librarian for his approval. After that, with the form meet the person in the book processing room. Identity number will be allotted to you – details about you will be entered in the computer. Now you are eligible to borrow books. You are requested to get no due chit from the library when you are relieving from the college
First year (U.G/P.G) students after paying the fees in the college office, you would be allotted an Identity number there – fill up the application form for Identity card and hand over there itself. The moment you pay the fees you become member of the library – but to borrow books you had to wait till you get your I.D. card - till then you can refer the library by showing your fee receipt. Your membership gets closed immediately when your course duration ends or when you get your Transfer Certificate in the middle of your course. Students are requested to get clearance from the library in the Transfer Certificate form before leaving the College.
GUIDELINES FOR LIBRARY USAGE
Before entering the Library, register your visit, by scanning your Identity Card, in the scanner which is placed near the entrance. Please wear your Identity Card till you leave the Library
One Rupee per day (including holidays-after the due date) will be collected as overdue charges for the books returned after the due date.
Apart from the allotted number of books in each category, extra books will not be issued (books are meant for use – but for others also). Avoid using cell phones. Kindly maintain silence while standing in the queue.
Only library documents will be allowed, no outside materials will be entertained. Library documents will not be allowed outside for Photocopying.
Newspapers, Magazines, Journals and Reference Books are meant only for reference inside the Library. Students and Staff are requested not to pressurise the library staff to issue reference books. Let us not deny the opportunity of others in utilising those books. Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, Multiple Volume Books, Year Books, Entrance Exam Books, Government Publications, Maps, Foreign Publications, General Knowledge Books, Objective type Question Books, one copy of text books, Popular Books and some other titles as decided by Librarian will be in the Reference Section. Kindly maintain silence in the reference section.Outside books and materials are not allowed in the reading area.
Books which are kept in these sections are meant for lending. When you are searching the books please maintain silence. Kindly avoid misplacing or tampering books. Avoid entering into the sections beyond the stipulated time.
Wear your Identity Card Avoid using cell phones. Kindly maintain silence while browsing. Keep your bags and books in the Bag counter. Don’t stand behind the chairs, please wait for your turn. Pen Drive not allowed. Browsing Non Academic Sites or Social Networking Sites not allowed. Please use it for academic purpose only.
When you are inside the Library keep yourself engaged with it, not with others.
Kindly remember that others also have come for reading. When you are entering the Library please wear your Identity card. Do not lend your Identity card to others, do not use others Identity card.
When you are entering the library please leave your bags or books in the bag counter.
Except white paper (for taking down notes) no other material is allowed. If you are not able to replace the books in proper place, just leave it on the table, do not insert in wrong place. Please avoid hiding books in different places. Library is a service organization, not only for today but, for generations. So kindly avoid tampering with books or any other document. Rules are meant for implementation (not for arguments or violation) which is finalised by higher authorities, please co-operate.
P.B.Siddhartha College of Srts&Science