LIBRARY DETAILS

Mission: to promote a life-long love of reading and to provide Educational, Informational and Recreational resources to all Users.

Motto:   Exploring Knowledge through Library Gateway.

 

        The Cauvery College has witnessed, during the last quarter century, an amazing multi-dimensional growth and development in the Library as the Learning Resource Centre, reflecting upon its collection and access the-state-of-the-art technology in the field of library science thanks to the impact of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) scenario. No academic institution could carry on its study/research programs and projects without a strong/staunch support of the Library as life-force. The Three development phases of the Modern Library are The Paper Library, The Automated Library and The Electronic library. The CCW Library is a combination of these three.

        Our College has a fully automated library with Barcode and GEM facility. Our Library functions with Digital Library, PG reference centre and Periodical and Dissertation Section with 210 seating capacity, 230 Transactions per day and 450 Visitors per day.

 

   LIBRARY HOURS

 MONDAY - FRIDAY
8.30 -  5.00
 SATURDAY
8.30 – 4.00

 
 

LIBRARY
COLLECTIONS

BOOKS

 TOTAL NO.OF BOOKS
 41,574
 DEPARTMENT LIBRARY
 6,401
 REFERENCE BOOKS
 5,976

JOURNALS

 TOTAL NUMBER OF JOURNALS
 105
 INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS
 26
 NATIONAL JOURNALS
 79

MAGAZINES

 MAGAZINES
 61
 BACK VOLUMES
 2,707
 TOTAL AMOUNT SPENT FOR JOURNALS : 1,93,399

NON BOOK MATERIALS

 CD-ROM & DVD-ROM
 2,386
 MAPS & ALTAS
 07

 
 

SPECIAL FEATURES

GATE ENTRY

           Fully Automated Library with Barcode and GEM facility.  Functions in Two Phases namely Main Library and PG Reference Centre.

  • Seating Capacity          –   210

  • Transactions per day   --   230

  • Visitors per day           --   1000 above

          Library has maintained every day, Students using library hours per day no. of visitors 450 above Including UG, PG, M.Phil, Ph.d and Teaching and Non- Teaching Staff also.

WHAT TO BE AUTOMATED

           All routine works and services of the library can be automated through library automation. Besides in some Automation software packages there are provisions for article indexing, abstracting etc. Basically these followings Works of library are automated:-

  • Online public access catalogue
  • Circulation
  • Acquisition
  • Serial control
  • Intranet
  • Internet
  • Digital Libraries

 AUTOMATED LIBRARY SERVICES

           There are various types of automated services provided by the automated library. The automated services are:

  • Internet Access : No. of Terminals : 10
  • Automation (Nirmal’s) : 11
  • News Paper Clipping Service
  • Reprography Service
  • Current awareness Service (CAS)
  • Online Search Service
  • Printed Indexes
  • Selective Dissemination of Information (SDI)
  • Inter Library Loan
  • Stock Verification
  • Reference service

LIBRARY HOUR             

         Apart from the Regular usage, Library have allotted compulsory Library Hours for each and every departments for their students usage, and First year Students utilized their more times in Library

CD Library

        Library has a good collections of nearly 6280 CD's + Project Notes, 110 including Book CD's, 592 Tutorial CD's and 1587 Magazine CD's.

STOCK VERIFICATION

          Every year Library generating the report by Stock Verification.  Stock Verification Computerized Stock Verification with specialized Stock Verification Scanner.

CCTV/ CAMERA SURVEILLANCE

         Library Building under the Camera Surveillance. Patrons of all ages and types use libraries every day. Security cameras placed around the library can help keep them safe while reading, researching and browsing.

  • Security

  • Prevent Theft

  • Flexibility

  • Remote Monitoring

  • Video Recorder

LIBRARY BUDGET

  • Every year library maintained budget is a financial statement of the estimated revenues and expenditures of an institution for a definite period of time. 

  • In preparing of budget, the librarian should take into consideration last year’s expenditures, the appropriation for the current year, and the estimated expenditures for the next year. The proposed budget is based on the Library requirements judgment of the adequacy of budgets of the previous and current years.

CATALOGUE

        OPAC allow users to in what's available in the Library and can be searched for Author, Title, Keyword and Subject.

WORKSHOP

        One Day Workshop on “Easy Access to E-Journals” was conducted as part of the Faculty Development Program on 9th March 2009. The resource person R. Poonkothai elaborated on the various stages involved in access to E-Journals including the access of DOAJ, Springer-Verlag and Multi subject Gateways.

DREAMS -Digital Repository Advanced Management System

        The Cauvery College Digital Repository currently holds a small subset of our research thesis in full text (Ph. D and Masters). This is currently a pilot service. We are planning for the Repository to grow and will include more of our thesis, and other types of research materials like journal articles, conference papers, etc.

BOOK EXHIBITIONS

        As a part of extension service library conduction Book Exhibitions venue Auditorium books sellers from various places Dr. V. Sujatha, Principal inaugurated the session in the presence of Mr.V. Ramanathan @ Sekar Secretary, and initiative taken by the Librarian.

OTHER SERVICES

  • Internet Access

  • News Paper Clipping Service

  • Reprography Services

  • Referral Services

  • CAS – Current Awareness Service

  • SDI – Selective Dissemination of Information Service

  • Reference and Loan Services

EXTERNAL SERVICES

        Researchers and students may access the Library as external users. To obtain permission to access the library, external users should indicate their subject of research, intended days of visit and contact information from their parental Institution that should be approved by CCW Principal. Not only students and Faculty, Research Scholars in and around Trichy, and also students from Swedish Universities like Umea, Orebro are using the library.                             


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