The Library in the main campus is well equipped with 42326 reference and text books, 26 journals on current subjects, 2100 back volumes of periodicals, and good number of government and Institution reports.  Library provides services like borrowing, reference, internet e-mail and e-journals facilities to students, teachers and research scholars of all the departments.  The Library is getting e-journals under UGC- e-ShodhSindhu programme. 

About Library:

Davangere University Library: The Post-Graduate Centre was started with the Departments of (i) Economics and (ii) Commerce in 1979 by the University of Mysore. With the shifting of departments to the new campus at Shivagangothri in the year 1999, the Library also Davangere University was established on 18th August 2009 and shifted. Earlier the library was located on the first floor of the academic block building with a stack section on the ground floor and a reference cum periodical section on the second floor. Currently, the university library is located in an independent building, with well-equipped furniture, fixtures, lighting ventilation facility with rich collection and resources.

Library Working Hours:

Working Hours: From 9.00 A.M. to 7.00 P.M. on all working days.


Classification of library documents is done with the use of DDC 22nd  Edition which makes searching of information easy and time saving.

Government Report

  • Report of National Commission of Agricultural Vol. 1 to 9.
  • Worlds development report 1979 to 2014.
  • Annual plan reports 1986 to 2010.
  • Survey of research in economics Vol. 1 to 5.
  • Economics survey reports 1981-82 to 2014-15.
  • Census India report 1981, 1991, 2001.
  • Indian Gazetteers.
  • Karnataka Gazetteers..

Indexing & Abstracting Journals:

  • Bibliography of Doctoral dissertation 1957 to 1993
  • Guide to Indian Periodical Literature Vol. 1 to 47 (up to 2012)
  • Indian Dissertation abstracts Vol. 1 to 9 (1973 to 1983)

Library General Rules:

  1. The Library will remain open from 9.30 a.m. to 7.00 p.m. on all working days.
  2. Every user on entering the library will enter his/her name in the Register kept at the entrance and leaves all his/her personal belongings such as personal textbooks, umbrellas, bags, vanity cases, etc., at the property counter.
  3. Identity Card to be shown at the Counter.
  4. Use of Mobile Phone, Smoking and loud conversation or any such act that is likely to disturb other readers are strictly forbidden in the library.
  5. Borrowing and return of the books should be done at the circulation desk. Users should not themselves replace the books on the shelves.
  6. All the issued books must be returned on or before the due date so as to avoid overdue charges and make them available for use by other members as well.
  7. User should not write or make any mark or otherwise damage any book, periodicals or other materials belonging to the library. In case of any such damage, users will be required to reimburse the cost. Appropriate fines for the damage, the extent of which will be determined by the Assistant Librarian.
  8. Every borrower must return all the books in his/her possession to the library when called for by the Assistant Librarian for purpose of stock checking. The Assistant Librarian reserves the right to call for any book before the due date.
  9. Students are advised not to issue books to others on their names.
  10. The user should get a ‘No Due Certificate’ letter from the Assistant Librarian before leave the campus after completing the course.
  11. No visitor or guest is permitted to use the Library without the prior permission of the Assistant Librarian. He/She is required to produce a proper introduction letter from the concerned Institution/Organisation.
  12. No photograph of the Library shall be taken without the prior permission of the Assistant Librarian.
  13. All students are advised to come to the Library in decent dress as they are in the classrooms.

Davangere University Library Collection Details:


Library Resources

No of Collection





Bound Volumes of Journals






News Papers






Print Journals 



Online Journals



Online Books 



Online Database






Integrated Library Management System (ILMS) : Click Here

Library Automation:

 Koha  Software has been used for data management of books.  Partially completed Library Automation.


Uploaded 53 thesis to Shodhaganga ETD(Electronic Thesis and Dissertations ) Project


Plagiarism Policy:


It is mandatory for the research scholars pursuing doctoral studies to get the Similarity Index Check (SIC) report before submission of the thesis to Davangere University. All the theses submitted to Davangere University, Davangere will be subjected to Similarity Index Check (SIC) using the anti-plagiarism software “Ouriginal (Urkund)”.  In this regard the research scholars have to follow the following guidelines:


Guidelines for Similarity Check: Click Here

Application for Similarity Check: Click Here


Online Jurnals/Books/Database:


  1. ShodhSindhu:

Online e-Resource Requisition System

  1. J-Gate Plus Database

 (J-Gate@E-Shodhsindhu is an e-journal gateway available to our university to access all the INFLIBNET subscribed consortia e-journals, our own library subscribed  journals and resource sharing facility on a single platform. We also understand the need of the platform to be accessible from home and are once again giving below the user name and password that you can share with your faculty and student.)

Login Credentials

Login URL:

     3. Project MUSE Journals(Premium Collection)

Project MUSE is a leading provider of digital humanities and social sciences content; since 1995, its electronic journal collections have supported a wide array of research needs at academic, public, special, and school libraries worldwide. MUSE books and journals, from leading university presses and scholarly societies, are fully integrated for search and discovery.

MUSE currently includes:  670+ journals from 125 publishers and offers over 60,000 books from more than 100 presses.




4. Encyclopedia of Science And Technology (

5. Emerald 138 Journals (

6. KNIMBUS e-Books (


Library Staff and Designation:





Dr.Neelamma.G. M.L.I.Sc. Ph.D.

Assistant  Librarian


Dr. C. Nagaraj M.L.I.Sc. M.Phil., Ph.D

Assistant  Librarian


Total Number of Users Enrolled in the Library 2018-2019


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Classification of Users

No. of Users





Faculty (Permanent and Temporary)



Research Scholars



Non Teaching Staff






Reference Section Facilities:

  • Latest Edition of the Text and Reference Books numbering to more than 1,500.
  • Journals & Periodicals (General/Subject) Indexes and Abstracts, including Back Volumes.
  • Encyclopedias, Dictionaries.
  • Government Documents & Reports.
  • News Papers.
  • Electronic Devices (CDs).

 Statistical Profile:

  • World Development Report : 1979 to 2007
  • Report on National Commission on Agriculture : Vol. 1 to 9
  • Annual Plan Reports : 1986 to 2005
  • Survey of Research in Economics : Vol.1 to 5
  • Economic Survey Reports : 1981-82 to 2004-05
  • Census India Report : 1981 and 1991