The Central library of our college was established in the year 1952. The college library is located at main campus and is accessible to students of all classes and members of teaching and non-teaching staff. It is two storied building, but the stack area is kept on ground floor which caters to the needs of all sections of the students, faculty and also to the elite of Kadapa in and around. A big furnished ventilated separate Reading Room is located at the Western side of the Central Library and well-furnished separate Reference Section located in main building.
The Mission of the library is to support college in building top ranked, research driven institution by establishment a knowledge hub. The library enables to access various resources, besides providing, innovative responsive and effective service to meet the changing needs of the academic community.
To be among the best in the State.
To support the college in becoming number one educational Institution.
To provide effective access to print and electronic learning resources.
To keep the academic community abreast of the latest developments in their area of interest.
To ensure the highest level of user satisfaction.
To function as a temple of learning for all students, staff and elite of the town.
To act as reservoir of knowledge in acquiring and storing information.
To update the knowledge in various fields of study and disseminate the same to the users.
To provide innovative, responsive and effective service which will meet the changing needs of the academic community.
To provide range of books, periodical, e-resources and other media in keeping with the institution’s needs.
To establish number one resources and facilities to suit academic as well as research needs present and future.
To develop the Central Library to a full-fledged State of the art automated Library.
To see that library is fully utilized by the staff and students by making it user-friendly.
Our dream is to see our library newly constructed full-fledgedbuilding.
students/ staff member who joined the college will become member. The student /staff member should get the Membership form from the Library/down load and fill the required information and submit the application at Library. Library issue ID cards which will be used at the time of books issue.
with special permission membership is open to retired staff / Alumni / elite of the town
Research scholars. They can also apply for membership in the prescribed format (down load Membership application) enclosing the fee receipt / appointment letter/ permission letter with a pass port size photo.
The ID card will valid for three years but before starting of every academic year they may show their current year fee receipts for renewal of their membership. The ID cards may be keep with them until they leave the college. Without ID cards no books will be issued.
The student has to obtain a “No due certificate” from the library.
The College library have a hybrid collection of printed as well as electronic resources, e-Books e-Journals) that include books, magazines journals, databases, audiovisuals, CD’s/DVD’s Reports, Case studies, Conference proceedings etc. Currently the library has extensive collection of 59,525 books.
Total Number of Books 59,525
Reference Books 1,500
SC Books 6,748
ST Books 1,149
Competitive Books 400
UGC Books 2,153
Rare Books 2,059
SUBJECT WISE BOOKS
Political Science 1200
Computer Science 2500
HVPE & IHC 1500
Games & Spots 1300
General Knowledge 1800
Document delivery / circulation service
Bibliographic search service
Newspaper clipping Display
Information display and notification service
Library Entry and services are restricted to only to the authorized members of the college with valid library ID cards. Other visitors need to take permission from the principal / library. Internet Access and E- Resources are restricted only to authorized members (students / staff) of the college.
Members shall observe silence in the library / Reading Room / Refection section.
Don’t use cell phone in the library.
Members shall not engage in conversation in any part of the library so as to cause inconvenience to any other reader.
Members shall not smoke or spit in any part of the library.
Members shall not write upon; damage or mark any book belonging to the Library.
Members shall not shelve books and periodicals as that disturb the prescribed order.
Members are responsible for any damage caused by them to the books or any other property of the library and shall be required to pay the penalty imposed upon them by the Library authority.
The member Caught tearing pages / stealing of books will be suspended forth with from using library facilities and further disciplinary action will be initiated against them by the college.
Members shall not bring personal belongings. (including: Books, bags and Printed materials) and library books borrowed by them inside the library.
Books are required to be presented physically at the Counter for renewal.
Members are requested to collect the receipts for the over due paid.
Members leaving the library should stop at the exit so that the material borrowed or taken out of the library by them can be checked.
Every student should leave their chap pals at the entrance of the library.
While borrowing library books, members are expected to check the condition of the books. If any damage is noticed it must be reported at the issue counter immediately or else the last borrower will be held responsible for any damage noticed at the time of return the books.
Defaulters will not allowed to borrow books unless they clear the over dues.
Journals will not be issued but can be read only in the Reading Room.
Presentation of the identity card is compulsory for using library, Reference Section and Reading Room
The books in the reference section and archive section must be handled with care.
The reference books are to be used within the Reference Section.
All members must return the library books at least for 15 days or before the even semester examinations. The student who failed to settle their library dues shall dealt accordingly.
Those students who wear the uniform only be allowed to enter the library.
The College authority reserves the right to suspended membership of any member found misbehaving library staff or behaving an indecent manner.