DEPT OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION CENTRE

Library was established since the inception of the college in 1984 with a small collection of 100 books in printed format. The Library provides services for the retrieval and use of print and electronic collection of resources with adequate infrastructure and open space for reading called green library. The Library is open from 9:30am to 5:30pm on all working days.

Its collections include a wide range of subject fields of knowledge namely science, arts and commerce. The collection of printed books and electronic resources satisfies the information needs for all academic and related activities of the students and staff. The College Library has membership in UGC INFLIBNET N-LIST that provides online access to 6000 e-journals and other e-resources. Our institution has also registered for the National Digital Library to access e-resources.

The library is automated with integrated library management software using Soul. Soul is an open source integrated library management system with freedom to modify the software. It is maintained by a dedicated team of software providers, volunteers, and library technology staff from around the globe. Easy to use by the staff as well as patrons with basic computer skills. It is developed with all basic and important library modules to cater to the automation needs of our college library. Soul is a fully web based software with all necessary modules to perform traditional library operation in modern/technical. environment. It is distributed under the General Public License. Soul has no vendor lock-in, no set term contracts, and no restrictions on changing support or exporting your data at any given time. We have the freedom to tailor software specifically to our requirements.

 

Vision

To create awareness amongst the faculty and students about using different information resources available in the Library.

To access electronic information easily by making the student aware about the browsing features, creating awareness and connivance in searching and selection of resources.

 

Mission

1. To provide full text information either in digital or in printed form.
2. To develop, organize and maintain the collection to meet the needs of the user community.
3. To respond swiftly and creatively using technological developments relevant to users’ needs.
4. To support the scholarly and information needs of all students, faculty members and staff.

Department Profile

User Guidelines

* The College Library is kept open on all working days of the college from 9:30 A.M to 6:00 P.M.
* The students must sign in the Gate Register while entering the Library.
* No Student is allowed to enter the Library with their personal belongings or bags except plain paper to take notes.
* Silence should be strictly maintained both in and around the premises of the College Library.
* Books will be issued to students according to library timetable using their identity.
* Every student is issued seven books for a period of one month and can renew their books further depending on their interest.
* Students must return the borrowed books before the due date.
* Reference and Multivolume books and Periodicals will not be issued to students for loan. They can be used in the Library for reading and reference.
* Students should handle the books with care and should not write their names or mark any lines while reading the book.
* Students should physically verify the condition of the books before taking it for loan. They last student would be responsible for the damaged book.
* If students lose any book they might replace the book or pay the amount equivalent to double the cost of the book.
* No-Dues Certificate will not be issued unless the student returns all the books borrowed from the Library.

Contact Us

Sri.Manne Srinivasulu
Librarian
DS Government College for Women,
Bhagya Nagar,
Ongole. 530021
Andhra Pradesh, India
email: library@dsgdcw.ac.in