CENTRAL LIBRARY

The College Library was started in 1964 with the inception of St. Stephen’s College, Pathanapuram. Now it is functioning as constituent information centre of the college. The library is housed in a most accessible area in the main academic block, with a total carpet area of 300 sq. meters with 100 reading seats for the users. The library has books, E Books, Journals, E Journals, Open access repositories, Magazines, News Papers. A good collection of career guidance publications is also available. The documents are classified according to the Dewey Decimal Classification Scheme and catalogued as per the Anglo American Cataloguing Rules.(AACR). The library follows open access system. The library provides regular membership to students, teachers of the college.

Library Resources

  • Books. 26780
  • E Books: 100000
  • E Journals: 3000
  • Print Journals: 29
  • Magazines:14
  • News Paper:4

 

 

Library  services

  • Book loan
  • Guidance in literature search
  • Use of reference books
  • Formal and informal user education programme
  • Internet & database services
  • Printing and photocopying facilities

 

Organization of the Collection

The Documents are classified according to Dewey Decimal Classification and catalogued according the AACR. The Library follows Open Access System.

Membership

The Library provides regular membership to the Students, Teachers & Researchers of the College. Other staff members of the college also can avail the service of the library as and when needed.

E-Mail Alert and other Web based Services

For the last several years, library is providing several web based services such as E-Mail Alert Services, Notification of new books added to the library, technical events and other news etc. Towards this purpose, the library maintains two E-Mail Groups, one for Teacher Users and the other for Student Users.

Library Hours

The Library is opened for 7 hours a day, that is, from 9.30 am to 4.30 pm, except on Sundays and public holidays. The circulation desk will function from 9.30 am to 4.15 pm. Reference and other services can be availed till 4.30 pm.

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