Library & Info. Center

The Sharanbasveshwara College library was established in the year 1956 to cater to the need of learning fraternity of the institution the college library is located in a central position of the campus. Library starts functioning at 8.00 a.m and closes at 6.00 p.m. on all working days, providing resources and materials that support the educational, professional, and personal information needs of our students, faculty and staff. The library is fully computerized and digitalized with Machine Readable Catalogue facility for searching and Bar-coding for detection and transparency. Students and teachers visit the Library regularly and make use of the digital and print resources provided. The library is automated with the software. E-LIB Version: 16.2 for the overall management of library operations. Database creation is progressing. Books are classified according to Dewey decimal classification Scheme 19th edition with reference to online OCLC classifies
We provide open access facility in the library actualizing the prime objective of providing the right information for the right user at the right time. The total area of library is 7200 sq.ft. Same building is shared with Sharanbasveshwar College of Arts. Library collections include the less demanded books, multiple copies, back volumes of periodicals and damaged books. The total seating capacity of the library is 100 members at a time. The collection includes print documents and electronic documents. The library it is covered CCTV surveillance.
Vision : To provide a student – Centered learning environment that facilitates transfer of information and to cater to the needs of its users to access.
Mission : To facilitate access to right information to right user at the right time in the right manner so as to produce productive citizens to this great nation.

Highlights of the Library and Information Centre: :

  • Fully computerized and automated with e-lib Integrated Library Software with version of 16.2.
  • Open access system’s providing easy accessibility.
  • Digital section with 25 systems and with wifi facility is provided.
  • Available a comprehensive collection of books and resource materials for competitive exams.
  • Available well maintained and easily accessible copies of previous question papers.
  • Separate SC/ST Book Bank is created.
  • Subscription to INFLIBNET’s N-LIST consortia to provide faculty access to e-journals and e-books. The library plans to throw open the facility to our students as well.

Library Staff Members :

Sl No Staff Name Designation Qualification
1 Sri. Pradeep Kumar D Librarian M.LISC, PGDLAN, UGC-NET, K-SET
2 Mr. Shivakanth Z. Sajjan Asst. Librarian B.A, B.Ed, M.A

Library Collections
   Total no. of Volumes - 47542
   Total no. of Titles - 18570
   Total no. of Non-books - 47542
   Total no. of Journals - 2
   Newspaper - 6
   Magazines - 17

Grant Wise Details
   College Grant (PGCS) - 871
   College Grant (PGP) - 449
   Reddy Grant - 051
   College Grant - 28476
   Library-Books - 340
   College Grant (PGM) - 305
   UGC Books - 12388
   UGC Text - 3114
   UGC Vocational - 1548
   Total - 47542