Library

About the Library
The Library of the SJEC was established in the year 1972. The Library offers vital supports for teaching, learning, research activities of the College by disseminating knowledge and offering modern services to the academic fraternity.

The Library currently has 22,340 printed volumes, 30 subscribed current journals. Several e-books and online full text and database, across all domain of academic pursuit. The Library is well equipped with modem facilities and resources (print and electronic) in the forms of CDROMs, DVD-ROM, online databases, video cassettes, books, journals, reports, etc. It has also developed a full-fledged E –learning centre in the year 2015, in order to provide various digital mode Library services. The database for the entire collection is available through On-Line Public Access Catalogue (OPAC).

Vision
  • To empower the students, faculty and researchers with enriching collections of critical information resources.

Mission
  • To select, collect, preserve and disseminate knowledge for learning, teaching and research. Library aims to create and deliver various Learning Resource and Information Service (LRIS).

Objectives
  • To provide a wider horizon of books and knowledge to students for their success in academics.
  • To facilitate and promote access to various digital library collection of sources.
  • To meet knowledge/information needs of the faculty, and to support their teaching activities.

Library Staff Profile

S/N Name Designation Qualification
1 Mr. K.N. Lakshmipathi Librarian B.Sc, MLIS, M. Phil, (Ph. D)
2 Ms. Eshani Asst. Librarian B. Com, MLIS
3 Mr. H. M. Puttaswamy Support Staff SSLC

Library Advisory Committee

S/N Name Designation
1 Fr. Maxim Dias S J Principal
2 Mr. K.N. Lakshmipathi Librarian
3 Mr. Albert Smith Co - ordinator
4 Mr. Dav Fod Member
5 Dr. K.N. Sheshadri Member
6 Ms. Shruti J Member
7 Mrs. Annie Syrien Member

Library Statistics

S/N Name Quantity



1
Total Number of Books 23509
Titles 15306
Reference Books 2632
Text Books 20877
2 Non-Book material 428
3 Total Area of the Library (sq. ft.) 5,800
4 Yearly Budget 3,00000


5
Journals Subscribed 30
National 22
International 8
6 Working Hours of the Library 2.00 to 8:45pm
7 Average Number of Students & Staff Visiting the Library 95

Institutional Membership
• N-LIST
• BRITISH LIBRARY
• ST. JOSEPH’S BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Library Services
• Circulation Service
• Reference Service
• Referral Service
• Current Awareness Service
• News Paper Clipping Service

Library Facilities
• Internet Access Facility
• Book Bank Facility
• Digital Library Facility
• Photocopying Facility
• Scanning Facility
• Inflibnet’s NLIST E-Resources Access Facility

Best Practices
• Orientation to Staff and Students
• Assistance for Book Bank to poor and deserving students.
• Organizing book exhibitions
• News Papers for all department at subsidized price.

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