Department Objectives:

  • 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.

Library 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 RCASC 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.

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

 

E-Resources:

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
9 NLIST INFLIBNET e-Journals and  e-books All https://nlist.inflibnet.ac.in:2443/login

For login details contact to the Librarian.

 

Open E-Resources:

  1. National Digital Library
  2. DOAJ
  3. DOAB
  4. e-ShodhSindhu Consortium
  5. Digital Library by Karnataka Government
  6. e-PG Pathshala
  7. NPTEL
  8. NDLTD
  9. Cambridge Dictionary and Thesaurus
  10. Bengaluru University e-Resources Portal

Library Institutional Membership:

  • INFLIBNET N-LIST
  • DELNET (Developing Library Network)
  • British Council Library, Bengaluru

Library Services:

  • E-Resources Facility
  • Library Electronic Services (LES)
  • SC/ST Book Bank Facility
  • Inter Library Loan (ILL)
  • Reference Service
  • Referral Service
  • Reprographic Service
  • Wi-Fi
  • Digital Library
  • Computerized Services – Books Circulation through LMS

Best Practice of the Library:

  • Observation of other library practices by institutional visits
  • User Orientation (Information Literacy Programme)
  • Extended Library Opening Hours
  • Maintenance of Service Areas
  • Access to e-Resources
  • Library Book Exhibition
  • Best Library User Award
  • User Feedback Practice thru Suggestion Box
  1. Library Policy and Quality Manual
  2. News and Event – Library FDP

Downloads

  1. Syllabus
  2. Staff Library Membership Form
  3. Student Library Membership Form
  4. Library No Due Certificate