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The Bishop Cotton Women’s Christian College library started in a modest way in 1985 and today has a collection of 23000 books. The library has a unique collection of rare books (Some even a hundred years old), apart from a good collection of fiction, autobiographies, counselling and personality development books and book of interest and hobbies. Apart from books and journals, the library has institutional membership in DELNET, N-LIST and British Council so that our users can either, read, download or borrow from.

The library has facilities like internet browsing & reprographic facilities. It also has a very good reference collection, journals & periodicals, reference materials and various study materials on competitive examinations. Recognizing the growing demand of its library users for e-resources, to widen their search for information, the library since 2013 has Institutional membership to DELNET (Developing Library Network) and to NLIST(INFLIBNET) and The British Council Library since 2018. A separate library & Information Centre has been introduced for the four Post Graduation Courses, namely M.Com, M.Sc.(Psychology), M.A.(English) and M. Sc.(Nutrition & Dietetics)

Visin:

To create both, a valuable resource hub and a digital platform.

Missin :

To foster collaborative learning and help students build a community outside the classroom

Rose Francis

M.Lib.Sc., M. Phil., M.A(English)
Librarian

Sunderesha

Attender

Mahadeviah

Attender

Mahadeviah C

Attender

DEPARTMENT OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE

• Library computerized and automated with a bar code system enabling easy and quick transactions.
• Open access system providing easy accessibility
• Well- equipped Reference section
• OPAC with Wi-Fi connectivity for users to use their own laptop in the library
• Separate SC/ST Book Bank
• Updated Question Bank for all semesters
• Subscription to INFLIBNET’s N-LIST which provides access to both staff and students
• Interlibrary Loan facilities and database subscription through DELNET are some of the other facilities provided.
• A separate Library for the Post graduate courses was established in the HRD Block with internet facilities

LIBRARY SERVICES

• Reference service
• Reprography & printing services
• OPAC
• Institutional Publication and circulation of Course Manual
• Computers with internet facility
• DELNET Inter Library loan facility
• Library Committee
• Braille books for the visually impaired

LIBRARY RULES AND REGULATIONS

• Users are requested to maintain silence in the library
• Identity cards are a must for all library transactions and non-transferable
• Books should be replaced in their proper place after reading or browsing
• Books must be handled with care. Books borrowed should not be torn or mutilated when returned. If damaged, they must be replaced
• Suggestions and ideas regarding library are to be addressed to the Librarian