News & Events
The Department of English organized a Special Lecture on "Why English" by Mr. Tiruchi Siva, Member of Parliament on 14.09.2019
A One-day National Level Workshop on "Teaching Literary Theories" on 06.09.2019 organized by the Department of English (SF)
A Three Day Faculty Development Programme on 'Challenges and Avenues in English Studies' on 20-22 August, 2019
A One-Day State Level Technical Workshop on "E-Content Development" on 14.08.2019
Our college & Apollo Hospital, Chennai jointly organized 'Free Heart Screening Camp' on 04.08.2019
A Library Committee is functioning in the college with the Principal as its chairperson and the Librarian as the coordinator. The committee has members from various departments. It decides the policy of enhancing the library resources.
Details of the Library
The following are the particulars on the library.
Library Total Carpet Area: 4978 Sq. ft
Total seating capacity : 100
Working Hours: Weekdays: 09.00 A.M. To 6.00 P.M
The library is kept open during vacations too.
Layout of the Library
Separate reading section and IT zone for accessing e-resources are available. Signboards are placed wherever required. There are adequate personnel to guide the users in searching books and for using OPAC.
Access to the Library
Floor plan is placed at the entrance of the college premises for easy access. Ramp facility is available for the differently abled users. Open access system is followed.
Details of Library Holdings
Total Number of Books : 37,905
Project Reports of UG and PG courses : 200
M. Phil Theses : 169
Current Journals :51
Current Magazine : 32
Daily Papers : 09
Arrangement of Library Resources
Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) system is followed for the classification and arrangement of books.
The Library has subscribed to INFLIBNET online Database which provides the following free access e-journals with 10 years back issues and e-books.
Full Text Journals : 3828
e-Book : 80409
ICT Deployed in the Library
The College Library is fully automated. NIRMALS has been installed with the following three main modules for the Library. Book lending and stacking data in library is computerized. Bar coding is adopted. OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) System is followed.
Total number of computers for public access : 6
Total numbers of printers for public access : 2
Internet band width speed : 10 mbps
Participation in Resource sharing networks/consortia : INFLIBINET-NLIST
Average number of walk-ins : 495 per day
Average number of books issued/returned : 390 per day
Ratio of library books to students enrolled :11:1
Average number of books added during last three years : 1273
Average number of login to OPAC : 50
Average number of login to e-resources : 30
Average number of e-resources
downloaded/printed : 25
Services Provided by the Library
The hard copies of U.G, P.G Projects, M. Phil Dissertations and Ph.D. theses are available for reference.
A separate section is allotted for reference books and back volumes of Journals.
Previous question papers, syllabus and current events in the newspapers can be photocopied free of cost.
ILL (Inter Library Loan Service) : Nil
Information Deployment and Notification
The information related to new arrivals, placements, competitive examinations are displayed on the notice board.
Online Public Access Catalogue is available.
Internet facility is available for students and staff free of cost.
Unlimited downloads are available for staff and students on request.
Printing facilities are available. Reading list/ Bibliography compilation is done on request.
In-house/remote access to e-resources
INFLIBNET facility is provided for remote access on request.
New entrants are given orientation on library resources, rules and regulations.
Assistance in Searching Databases
Library Staff assist the students to search online databases.
The College subscribes INFLIBNET -NLIST
Strict silence should be observed in the Library.
Every student can borrow not more than two / three books at a time from the library.
Books borrowed from the library must be returned on the due date.
The Librarian has the right to recall any book at any time even before the expiry of normal lending period.
If a student fails to return a book on the due date, a fine of one rupee per day will be levied. Sundays and holidays will be excluded.
Absence from college will not be ordinarily admitted as an excuse for delay in the return of books.
Students are directed to use all Library books with care.Writing in any form in the books is forbidden. Damage fee (Double the cost of the book) will be collectted from the students, who damage the books in any form.