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Library & Info. Center – SHARNBASVESHWAR COLLEGE OF SCIENCE

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 http://classify.oclc.org/classify2/. 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.
Collections of Library and Information Centre:
      1. Total No. of Vol.– 47542
      2. Total No. of Titles.– 18570
      3. 3. No. of Non Book Materials (CD’s) – 109

Grant Wise Details

Sl. No Name of the Grant No. of Volumes
01 College Grant (PGCS) 871
02 College Grant (PGP) 449
03 Reddy Grant 051
04 College Grant 28476
05 L-Books 340
06 College Grant (PGM) 305
07 UGC Books 12388
08 UGC Text 3114
09 UGC Vocational 1548
Total 47542
    1. Total No. of Journals – 22
    2. Newspapers – 6
    3. Magazines – 17
E-Resources:
Activities:
Services Provided
    1. User Education
    2. Loan Service
    3. Reference Service
    4. Digital Library
    5. E-mail alert service
    6. Career Corner
    7. Reprographic Service
    8. Bound Volumes and Question Papers
Library Rules
    1. Library is a place for serious study and research. So strict silence is to be maintained.
    2. The library will be open from 8.00 am to 5 pm on all working days. (except public holidays and Monday).
    3. Identity card is compulsory for entering the library.
    4. Books are issued against the library membership cards, all working days till 5 pm.
    5. Reference books and periodicals will not be issued for home reading.
    6. Students must examine the books taken by them and report to the librarian if the books are in a damaged condition before taking them away.
    7. Any book lost or damaged, must be replaced with the same one or latest edition. (In case of multi volume set, complete set should be replaced).
Circulation Rules
The loan period is 15 working days for all categories of readers. Renewal is possible only one time and it is for 15 days only.
UG – 4 Books
Faculties – 10 Books
Guest faculties – 5 Books
No due certificate should be collected from the library on retirement/expiry of contract/course completion/course discontinuation etc.

Staff Directory:

Sl No
Name
Designation
Qualification
01
Librarian
M.LISC, PGDLAN, UGC-NET, K-SET
02
System Admin
M.C.A
B.Sc.Degree Question Papers
I Sem
II Sem
III Sem
IV Sem
V Sem
VI Sem

OLD QUESTION PAPERS OF GOVERNMENT RECRUITMENT EXAMS

Description URL
IAS Exams https://www.upsc.gov.in/examinations/previous-question-papers
Postal Exams https://www.current-affairs.org/569/indian-postman-mail-guard-exam-solved-question-paper
IFS Exams https://www.examrace.com/IFS/IFS-Previous-Years-Papers/
KPSC Exams http://kpsc.kar.nic.in/questionpaper.html
Railway(RRB) Exams https://www.jagranjosh.com/articles/download-previous-year-papers-of-rrb-ntpc-exam-for-free-1554291509-1
BSF Exams https://www.recruitment.guru/previous-papers/bsf-question-paper/#bsf-previous-question-papers-pdf
Bank Exams https://bankexamportal.com/papers
Police Exams https://www.kpscvaani.com/questionpapers/2/
All Other Exams https://www.recruitment.guru/previous-papers/#competitive-exam-previous-papers

 GOVERNMENT WEBSITES

Description URL
Government of Karnataka http://www.karnataka.gov.in
Karnataka – National Informatics Centre http://www.kar.nic.in
Karnataka Village Information https://villageinfo.in/karnataka.html
Government of India http://india.gov.in/
Government of India http://www.nic.in/
Government of India- Directory http://goidirectory.gov.in/index.php
Karnataka Public Service Commission http://kpsc.kar.nic.in
Union Public Service Commission http://upsc.gov.in/
National Council for Teacher Education http://www.ncte-in.org
National Council for Educational Research & Training http://www.ncert.nic.in
Ministry of HRD (Education) http://www.mhrd.gov.in
Gazette – Karnataka State http://gazette.kar.nic.in/
Karnataka State Council of Higher Education http://kshec.ac.in/index.php
National Assessment And Accreditation Council http://naac.gov.in

 EDUCATIONAL WEBSITES

Description URL
UGC, New Delhi http://www.ugc.ac.in
Common Entrance Test Cell http://kcetexam.in
Department of Collegiate Education http://www.dce.karnataka.gov.in
Department of Public Instruction http://www.schooleducation.kar.nic.in
Directorate of State Education Research & Training http://www.dsert.kar.nic.in
Directorate of Technical Education http://dte.karnataka.gov.in
Karnataka Veterinary, Animal & Fisheries Sciences University https://kvafsu.edu.in/
Kendriya Vidyalaya Asc Centre http://kvasc.kar.nic.in
Pre University Education http://pue.kar.nic.in
SSLC Results http://karresults.nic.in/
State Institute of Urban Development http://www.siudmysore.gov.in
Karnataka State Women University, Bijapur http://www.kswu.ac.in/
Gulbarga University, Kalaburgi https://gug.ac.in/
Karnataka State Open University https://ksoumysuru.ac.in/
Bangalore University https://bangaloreuniversity.ac.in/
Davangere university http://davangereuniversity.ac.in/
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore https://www.iisc.ac.in/
Kannada University, Hampi https://www.kannadauniversity.org/
Kuvempu University http://www.kuvempu.ac.in/eng/index.php
Mangalore University http://www.mangaloreuniversity.ac.in/
Vijayanagara Sri Krishnadevaraya University http://vskub.ac.in/
Karnataka Sanskrit University http://www.ksu.ac.in/en/
Manipal Academy of Higher Education https://manipal.edu/mu.html
Karanataka State Law University http://www.kslu.ac.in
Rani Channamma University, Belagavi http://rcub.ac.in/
Tumkur University, Tumkur http://tumkuruniversity.ac.in/
University of Mysore http://www.uni-mysore.ac.in/
Karnataka Folklore University, Gotagodi, Haveri Dist https://www.janapadauniversity.ac.in/
National Law School of India University https://www.nls.ac.in/
Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences http://www.rguhs.ac.in/
Visveswaraiah Technological University http://www.vtu.ac.in/
University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore http://www.uasbangalore.edu.in
University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad http://www.uasd.edu/
Univeristy of Agricultural Sciences, Raichur https://uasraichur.edu.in/kannada/
University of Horticultural Sciences, Bagalkote http://www.uhsbagalkot.edu.in/
Karnataka University, Dharwad http://www.kud.ac.in
Dr. Gangubai Hangal Music & Performing Arts University, Mysore http://www.musicuniversity.ac.in/index.php/en/
National Institute of Technology Karnataka http://www.nitk.ac.in/
Education Boards – National http://goidirectory.gov.in/sectors_categories.php?ct=ST010
Universities-Directory http://www.ugc.ac.in/stateuniversity.aspx
Universities – Worldwide http://univ.cc/world.php

 LEARNING COURSE MATERIALS

Description URL
National Program on technology Enhanced Learning – IITs and IISc http://nptel.ac.in/
IGNOU – Course Materials http://www.egyankosh.ac.in/
Civil Services http://www.civilserviceindia.com/study-material.html
Science &Technology – Lecture Notes, Audio & Video Lectures http://www.learnerstv.in/
Utah State Open Course Ware https://digitalcommons.usu.edu/ocw/
Commonwealth of Learning http://www.col.org/resources/crsMaterials/Pages/default.aspx
MIT Open CourseWare – Free Online Course Materials http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/web/home/home/index.htm
Khan Academy https://www.khanacademy.org/

 E-RESOURCES IN KALYANA KARNATAKA 

Description URL
Kalaburagi http://gulbarga.nic.in
Ballari http://bellary.nic.in
Koppal http://koppal.nic.in
Bidar http://bidar.nic.in
Raichur http://raichur.nic.in
Yadgir http://yadgir.nic.in
Karnataka – National Informatics http://www.kar.nic.in/
Karnataka – Village Informatics https://villageinfo.in/karnataka.html
Government of Karnataka http://www.karnataka.gov.in
Kalyana Karnataka Region Development Board http://www.hkrdb.kar.nic.in/
Kalyana Karnataka Liberation Day http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyderabad-Karnataka_Liberation_Day
Kalyana Karnataka Mushroom Growers Society http://www.hotfrog.in/Companies/Hyderabad-Karnataka-Mushroom-Growers-Society

 REFERENCE SOURCES 

Description URL
English – Kannada Dictionary https://www.shabdkosh.com/dictionary/english-kannada/
Gazette – Karnataka State http://gazette.kar.nic.in/
Gazetteer – Karnataka State http://gazetteer.kar.nic.in/
National Portal of India http://india.gov.in/
Online Encyclopedia http://www.encyclopedia.com/
Infoplease-The daily IQ http://www.infoplease.com/
Maps of India http://www.mapsofindia.com/
Parliament of India https://parliamentofindia.nic.in/
Indian Constitution https://www.india.gov.in/my-government/constitution-india

 OPEN ACCESS FREE E-BOOKS/E-JOURNALS/DATABASES 

Description URL
Directory of Open Access Books http://www.doabooks.org/
Project Gutenberg – Free e-books http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page
Digital Library of India https://ndl.iitkgp.ac.in/
Universal Digital Library – Million Books http://ulib.isri.cmu.edu/
Directory of Open Access Journals http://www.doaj.org/
Indian National Science Academy https://insa.nic.in/
Indian Academy of Science http://www.ias.ac.in/
NISCAIR Research Journals – India http://www.niscair.res.in/
National Center for Biotechnology Information http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/
Bioline International http://www.bioline.org.br/
BioMed Central http://www.biomedcentral.com/
HighWire Press http://highwire.stanford.edu/
Journal of Digital Information (JoDI) http://jodi.tamu.edu/
Molecular Diversity Preservation Intl. http://www.mdpi.org/
ERIC Database http://www.eric.ed.gov/
PubMed Central http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/
Med-INDIA http://medind.nic.in/

 SEARCH ENGINES 

Description URL
Google http://www.google.co.in/
Google Scholar https://scholar.google.com/
Yahoo! Search http://in.yahoo.com/
Altavista http://www.altavista.com/
Microsoft Live http://www.live.com/
AOL Search http://search.aol.com/aol/webhome
Hotbot http://www.hotbot.com
Dogpile Search http://www.dogpile.com/
Jadoo-India http://www.jadoo.com/
123India http://www.123india.com/
Rediff http://in.rediff.com/index.html

 CAREER INFORMATION RESOURCES  STUDY ABROAD 

Description URL
UGC NET/JRF, SET & UGC-CSIR EXAMS
UGC NET Exam http://www.ugcnetexam.com/
UGC NET http://www.ugc.ac.in/inside/net.html
UGC NET Papers http://examrace.com/UGCpaper.aspx
COACHING INSTITUTES FOR UGC NET http://www.careerpointchd.net
UGC NET Online http://www.ugcnetonline.in/
CSIR-UGC NET http://www.csirhrdg.res.in/
Coaching-Training http://rajtutorials.com/
COACHING INSTITUTES FOR UGC NET EXAM/ GATE http://www.axiomseducation.com/
KARNATAKA PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (KPSC)
Karnataka Administrative Service (KAS) http://kpsc.kar.nic.in/
UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (UPSC EXAMS)
Indian Administrative Service (IAS) http://www.upsc.gov.in
Combined Engineering Service Examination https://www.upsc.gov.in/
Indian Forest Service (IFS) http://ifs.nic.in/
BANK EXAMS
Bank Exams and others http://www.bankexamsindia.com/
SBI Careers https://www.sbi.co.in/web/careers/current-openings
Reserve Bank Officers Exam https://www.rbi.org.in
DEFENCE COMPETITIVE EXAMS
National Defense Academy https://www.nda.nic.in
Indian Army https://www.indianarmy.nic.in
Join Indian Army https://www.joinindianarmy.nic.in
Indian Air Force https://indianairforce.nic.in/
Join Indian Navy https://www.joinindiannavy.gov.in/
LIFE INSURANCE EXAMS
L.I.C. Assistants/ Stenos/ Typists https://www.insuranceinstituteofindia.com/web/guest
Education & Career, Fellowships, Loan etc. http://career.webindia123.com/career/index.html
STAFF SELECTION COMMISSION
Clerical/ Officers https://ssc.nic.in/
FELLOWSHIPS
RAJIV GANDHI SC/ST FELLOWSHIP http://www.ugc.ac.in/page/Scholarships-and-Fellowships.aspx
ICSSR FELLOWSHIP https://icssr.org/fellowships
ICSSR Post Doctoral Fellowship https://icssr.org/post-doctoral-fellowships
Maulana azad fellowship for minorities http://maef.nic.in/
Minorities – Scholarship http://www.minorityaffairs.gov.in/
CSIR http://csirhrdg.res.in/
Commonwealth Fellowship http://cscuk.dfid.gov.uk/
United States – India Educational Foundation (USIEF) – Fulbright program http://www.usief.org.in/Fellowships.aspx
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE PARTICIPATION – FUNDING
ICSSR, MHRD http://www.icssr.org/
UGC http://csirhrdg.res.in/
RESEARCH PROJECTS
UGC – MAJOR RESEARCH http://www.ugc.ac.in/mrp/
UGC – MINOR RESEARCH http://www.ugc.ac.in/romrp/
ICSSR https://icssr.org/research-projectsmajor-and-minor
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY (DST) http://www.dst.gov.in/
JOB VACENCIES
Employment News http://employmentnews.gov.in/career_links.asp
Online Job Portal http://my.naukri.com and http://www.freshersworld.com/
HIGHER STUDIES
Higher Education/Study Abroad/Exams http://educationguruz.com/ and http://directory.highereducationinindia.com//
CAT http://www.catiim.in/
GMAT http://www.mba.com/
TOEFL http://www.ets.org/toefl/
ELTs http://www.elt-online.co.uk/
Description URL
General https://educationusa.state.gov/
Standardized Tests
SAT https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat?excmpid=VT-00051
ACT http://www.act.org/
GRE https://www.ets.org/gre/
GMAT https://www.mba.com/
USMLE https://www.usmle.org/
TOEFL https://www.ets.org/toefl
IELTS https://www.ielts.org/
PTE Academic https://pearsonpte.com/
Accreditation
Coucil for Higher Education Accreditation https://www.chea.org/
Accreditation Institutions and Programs https://ope.ed.gov/dapip/#/home
ABET Accredited Programs https://www.abet.org/
AACSB https://www.aacsb.edu/
Application Packet
CommonApp https://www.commonapp.org/
StatementofPurpose http://www.statementofpurpose.com/
California Colleges https://www.californiacolleges.edu/
ApplyTexas https://www.applytexas.org
Visa Information
US Embassy in India https://in.usembassy.gov/
Apply for US Visa http://cdn.ustraveldocs.com/in/
Financing your US Studies
Funding US Study https://www.fundingusstudy.org/
EducationUSA Twitter https://twitter.com/edUSAUpdates
Overview of US Education System
Guide to Study in USA https://www.edupass.org/
Popular Study Abroad Search Engines
Study Abroad http://www.studyabroad.com
Go Abroad https://www.goabroad.com/
IIE Passport Study Abroad https://iiepassport.org/

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