â€œ Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.â€
â€“ Charles W. Eliot
Dr. S.R. SUDHAMBIKA, M.Sc, M.L.I.Sc, M.Phil, Ph.D
A.S. SRUTHI, B.E, MBA
To inculcate the spirit of continuous learning among students and enhance knowledge, our campus is equipped with a massive library. Sree Ayyappa College Library building was opened in February1995 by Sri. P.K. Narayana Panicker, former President, Nair Service Society. It spreads over an area of 329.581 sq.m, housing an Internet resource centre.
The library has a valuable treasure of textbooks, reference books, encyclopedias, and dictionaries, journals (national, international) magazines and newsletters , reprography, a good collection of audio-video cassettes and CDs on the emerging issues relevant to subjects .
The Library has a spacious hall for the readers to make the best use of the matter that is available and keeping with the role of an information center the facility of â€œOpen Access Systemâ€ has been introduced whereby the readers have direct access to the cupboards and do the necessary reference.
The library provides internet. It has also computerised its transactions. The ground floor of the library has the Book Issue Section, Periodicals Section, Reading/Reference Section and E-Library Section.
At the beginning of the academic year, an orientation session is conducted for the new students to acquaint them with the functioning of the library. Textbooks are provided to meritorious students under the Book Bank, merged scheme. Book exhibitions are held in our Library by book distributors and publishers.
AT A GLANCE
- Total No. of Books :
- Subscription :
Journals : 29
Magazines : 16
- Local Newspapers:
English â€“ 02,
Tamil- 4 ,
- Internet/Intranet/OPAC Facility
Computers for Students : 5
Computers for Staff : 5
Computers for Library operations : 01
NDLibrary The e-resources can be made use with the Wi-fi facility available in the library