Library

Library Vision

To be dynamic, inclusive, competitive learning resource center of excellence in teaching, learning, research and community endeavors of MSRCASC.

Library Mission

To provide students, staff and other library users an access to extensive range of current and relevant quality information in support to the academic and research work of the college.

 Library Goal

To deliver quality and in-time service to library clientele.

Library Objective

  • To understand the research, teaching and learning needs of its users.
  • To build collections and create tools to support research, teaching and learning.
  • To provide access to and promote the discovery and use of local and external information resources.
  • To ensure the preservation a long-lasting availability of library collections and resources.

 

Overview of the Facilities

The College Library is a gateway to a world of Information.  The Staff and students have unlimited access to a wealth of Information found in resources like books, magazines, Journals, Hand Books, Annual reports and the Internet.

The Ramaiah-CASC Central Library aims to providing access to its printed resources such as books, periodicals as well as e-resources for the use of faculty and students at the college campus.

Opening Hours

The Library is available for the use for all Ramaiah-CASC members.

Regular working hours;

8.30 am to 4.40 pm – Monday to Saturday

9.00 am to 1.40 pm – Saturday

During examination days;

8.30 am to 5.30 pm – Monday to Saturday

External Users / Visitors

External users from other institutions or college are allowed to use the library on a letter from their Institution or college. External users are not permitted to issue library items.

Other visitors to the library may use it provided a staff member introduces them to the Librarian. The Concern staff member is responsible for the visitor. Externals users and visitors are allowed to use the Library only during office hours.

Library Collections

 

SN Description No’s
1 No. of Volumes 24,367
2 No. of Titles 11,331
3 No. of National Journals 50
4 No. of International Journals 09
5 No. of Magazines 38
6 No. of Newspapers 21
7 No. of E-Resource 08
8 Annual Report 16
9 Bound Volumes 744
10 Charts 02
11 Compact Disks (CD’s) 470
12 Complimentary Copy 364
13 Donated Books 285
14 Project Report 188
15 Project Report CD’s 10

Overview of the Services

  1. Computerized Services

The library has automated all its services through ‘Libsoft 9.8.0’. EPAC service gives search facilities for library resources. Automated circulation system has facilitated speed and efficient service at the circulation section.

2. E-Resources Facility

Ramaiah-CASC Library subscribes e-ShoudhSindhu, e-journals, e-books and databases. It regularly adds new resources to the collection for the benefits and easy access to all the users.

  1.  Library Electronic Services (LES)

Ramaiah-CASC Library provides electronic services to users by e-mail, i.e. e-books link, article, syllabus copy, question paper etc.,

  1. SC/ST Book Bank Facility

Book Bank facility is available for SC/ST Students and they may borrow three books in their name, by submitting to photocopy of caste certificate.

  1. Inter Library Loan (ILL)

Ramaiah-CASC Library provide the Inter Library Loan facility with DELNET, British Council Library, Bangalore University Library and our Ramaiah sister concern institutions.

6. . Reference Service

Ramaiah-CASC provides personalized short range and long range reference services to its users with its vast collection of books.

7. Referral Service

The library provides personalized referral services with DELNET and our Ramaiah sister concern institutions.

8.  Reprographic Service

Photocopy (xerox) facility is available for the library users.

 9. Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi Facility available in the Library.

Digital Library

  1. E-Resource Link
  2. Question Papers
  3. Related Library Information

 

Best Practice of the Library

  1. Observation of other library practices by institutional visits
  2. User Orientation (Information Literacy Programme)
  3. Extended Library Opening Hours
  4. Maintenance of Service Areas
  5. Access to e-Resources
  6. Library Book Exhibition
  7. Best Library User Award
  8. User Feedback Practice thru Suggestion Box

1. Staff Library Membership Form
2. Student Library Membership Form
3. Syllabus
4. Previous Year Question papers(PG)
5. Previous Year Question papers(UG)
6. No due certificate

  1. Electronic Resources (IP Based) – Click below URL to access

 

SN E-Resource Type Subject Covered URL
1 J-Gate:

Science & Technology Collection

Database

(e-Journals)

Science https://jgateplus.com/home/
2 J-Gate:

Social Science & Humanities Collection

Database

(e-Journals)

Arts, Management & Commerce https://jgateplus.com/home/
3 e-Books Collection e-Books Platform Art, Science and Commerce http://www.eboox.in/
4 India Business Insights Business Database Management & Commerce http://indiabusinessinsight.com/ibi/index/
5 EBSCO Database

(e-Journals + e-Books)

Management & Commerce http://web.a.ebscohost.com/ehost/search/selectdb?vid=0&sid=98e61d2b-4caa-4169-9858-4b6351100237%40sdc-v-sessmgr03
6 British Council Library Database

 

English Literature https://library.britishcouncil.org.in/cgi-bin/koha/opac-user.pl
7 DELNET Database

 

All http://164.100.247.17/index.html

Username: knmsrcasc  Password:msrcasc651

8 DELNET (World eBook Library) eBooks All http://community.ebooklibrary.org/?AffiliateKey=WEL-RamInsManBen

Mr. V.B. BENTOOR

MLISc, PGDLAN
Chief Librarian

Ms. CHITRAKALA M. G.

MA, MLISc
Librarian