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About Library

The department of Library of K.S.Rangasamy College of Arts and Science is established in 1995. Housed in the ground floor of C Block in KSRCAS in a vast area of 6200 sq.ft. and can accommodate about 180 students at a time. The library is furnished with appropriate ventilation, lighting, and fans. The main objective of the KSRCAS library is to provide information services and access to print and e-resources to support the scholarly and informational needs of the institute community. The integrated fully computerized library is well equipped with modern facilities and resources in the form of books, print and e-journals, CD-ROMs, on-line databases and audio video cassettes etc. Open Access System is being followed in the library.

Working Hours

All Working Days: 8.30 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.

LIBRARY SERVICES

The library provides the following demanding and anticipatory services to the users.

  • Lending service
  • Reference service
  • Referral service
  • CAS service
  • External database access
  • Book bank service
  • Question paper bank
  • OPAC
  • Remote Access
  • Photo copying service
  • Interlibrary Loan Service

LIBRARY RESOURCES

S.No

Department

Books

Periodicals

Total

Titles

Volume

NJ

IJ

NM

IM

1

Tamil

2411

2474

2

0

9

0

11

2

English

1728

1958

4

2

0

0

6

3

Biological Science (MB,BC,BT)

2666

3127

13

0

3

0

16

4

Computer Science (CS, DS, BCA)

6169

7459

1

18

7

0

26

5

Mathematics

1190

1827

1

0

3

1

5

6

Electronics and Communications

597

746

2

3

2

0

7

7

Physics

1184

1838

4

0

2

0

6

8

Chemistry

691

827

4

0

1

0

5

9

TFD

242

296

2

2

3

0

7

10

Business Administration and Management

6624

7808

25

5

2

1

33

11

Commerce (CA, PA, B&I)

2488

3569

10

0

10

0

20

12

General

433

516

5

0

11

0

16

13

Visual Communication

63

82

0

0

2

1

03

Total

26486

32527

73

30

53

2

158

Reference Books - 1466 (Reference Books includes in Volumes)

Back Volumes - 1432

CDs / DVDs - 2922

E- Resources Subscription (Remote Access)

1.      N-LIST - https://nlist.inflibnet.ac.in/

2.      DELNET - https://delnet.in/

3.      Proquest Management - https://www.proquest.com/

RULES AND REGULATIONS

  • Students/staff shall scan their ID card in the E Gate Register scanner while entering and leaving the library.
  • Books shall be issued only on production of Bar-coded ID card
  • Strict silence shall be maintained in the library.
  • Personal belongings like files, folders, bags, personal books, bound notebooks, issued books etc are not allowed inside the library. They should be kept on the rack provided at the entrance of the library.
  • Mobile phones and other devices should be in silent mode
  • Laptops may be used inside the libraries (without any audio).
  • For the benefit of its users, library is following the Open Access System. The books, current journals, back volumes taken out the racks shall not be replaced. They should be left only on the tables. Well trained Library assistants are there to replace them in the proper places.
  • Library books should be handled with utmost care. Marking or any kind of scribbling on pages or folding of page is strictly prohibited. Mishandling or damage to the books will invite penalty.
  • In case of loss of any book, the borrower as to pay the current price of the book and a fine decided by the Principal.
  • Reference books, Project Reports, Back Volumes and Periodicals will not be issued. They are only for reference inside the library.
  • Library rules will be revised and /or finalized by the library committee from time to time.

LIBRARY TEAM

1. Librarian – Dr. M. Suresh BBM, M.L.I.Sc, PGDLAN, M.Phil, Ph.D [email protected] View Profile http://orcid.org/0000-0001-5819-4109

2. Assistant Librarian – Mrs. S. Sugunavalli BBA., M.LI.Sc.,

3. Library Assistants – Mrs. M. Sundari Mr. A. Tamilmaran D.C.E.,

4. Library Attenders - Mrs. K. Vijayakumari Mrs. N. Elavarasi