Library

DETAILS OF LIBRARY

 

The Library in the main campus is well equipped with 39708 reference and text books, 22 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-INFONET programme. 

 

CENTRAL FACILITIES

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.  Currently the library is located in the first floor of academic block building with stack section in ground floor and reference cum periodical section in the second floor. 

 

  1. General information about the Library

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Name of the Library

Library at Shivagangothri,

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Librarian (in-charge)

Dr.Neelamma.G.

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Library housed in a separate building (Yes/No)

No

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Number of Reading Seats in Library

100

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Area of the Library (Sq.mts)

—–

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Area of the Reading Room (Sq.mts)

—-

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Carpet Area for Stack Room (Sq.mts)

—-

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Type of Access (Open/Closed)

Open

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Classification/Scheme Adopted by the Library (Dewey Decimal Colon/Universal Decimal/Others)

DDC 22nd Edition

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Internet facility Available in the Library

Yes

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No. of Computer with latest make is Available in the library, if Yes, Please Give details of their make

 

3 HP Computers, 2 Laser Jet Printer (Canon) Cloar Printer

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E-journals participations

From UGC info net programme

 

  1. Library Staff and Designation

1

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

Asst. Librarian

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Mr. C. Nagaraj M.L.I.Sc. M.Phil.(Ph.D)

Library Assistant

Besides, Library Assistants, Computer Programmer and Attenders are hired from the security agency.

 

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

 

  1. Services of the Library :

 

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Services

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Issue of Books

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Reference

3

SC-ST Cell Book Bank

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OBC Cell Book Bank

5

Reprographic

6

E-Mail

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Internet

8

Orientation Service

9

Newspaper clipping Service

  1. Total Number of Users Enrolled in the Library 2018-2019

 

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Classification of Users

No. of Users

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Students

2100

2

Faculty (Permanent and Temporary)

120

3

Research Scholars

45

4

Non Teaching Staff

26

 

Total

2291

 

  1. Availability of Reports, Documents, Books & Journals:

The library has a total collection of 39708 Books, 2100 back-volumes of Periodicals and Government Reports, thesis and dissertations etc.  The books of all departments are arranged in open access system under subject headings, with shelf list guides are labeled on each stack to enable the readers to find their books.  The department wise availability of the books which are procured in the year 2018-19 is indicated below:

 

  vii. Journals

 

22 Current journals, 18 Magazines and 14 News Papers are subscribed.

 

viii)  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).

 

  1. ix) 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

 

  1. x) 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.

 

  1. xi) 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)

 

     xii) Encyclopedias and Dictionaries:

 

  • Encyclopedia of Britannica : Vol. 1 to 32
  • Academic American Encyclopedia : Vol. 1 to 20
  • Funk and Wagnall New Encyclopedia : Vol. 1 to 29
  • World Book Dictionary : Vol. 1 to 2

 

    xiii) Library Automation: Koha  Software has been used for data management of  

             books.  Nearly 2100 back volumes are documented in MS Access data base.

 

    xiv) Classification: Classification of library documents is done with the use of DDC  

           22nd Edition which makes searching of information easy and time saving.

 

  1. xv) 8,500 e-Journals from Cambridge University Press, Economic & Political Weekly, ISID,

      JCCC, Oxford University Press, Springer Link, Taylor & Francis, Wiley-Blackwell  

      publishers can be accessed through UGC Infonet.com.

 

  • Future Plan for Library Development:

 

  • Improvement of Competitive Exam Reference source for Students
  1. Books
  2. Magazines
  3. Photocopying Service
  • RFID Technology Implementation in Library.
  • Establishment of Digital library.
  • Employment Information.