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The Seshadripuram College Library established in the year 1973 to cater the need of learning fraternity of the institution. Our library is a haven for book lovers. With a treasure trove of 85,000 books, we can proudly claim to have one of the best and largest collections of books among undergraduate colleges of Bengaluru. From autobiographies to thrillers, self-help and personality development books to a wide range of reference books - you name it and our library has it. Our library also has the distinction of subscribing to more than 56 journals/magazines and 17 newspapers catering to diverse interests. A large number of reputed academic journals are also available for staff and for students interested in keeping abreast with latest developments in their domain.

Vision

To be a center of learning providing organized, Comprehensive and timely access to both local and remote resources.

Mission

To use new developments in Technology to expose the ever-expanding frontiers of knowledge to staff and students.

Highlights of the library

  • Fully computerized and automated with a bar code system enabling easy and quick transactions.
  • Open access system providing easy accessibility.
  • Working hours - 7.30 am to 4.30pm, beyond the regular class hours to enable students to make maximum use of the library.
  • Internet section with 35 systems and free internet facility.
  • A comprehensive collection of books and resource materials for competitive exams.
  • Special collections of books on Gandhiji, Swami Vivekananda and Babasaheb Ambedkar.
  • Well maintained and easily accessible copies of previous question papers.
  • Deposit scheme to allow students to borrow books for longer periods during exams.
  • Separate SC/ST Book Bank.
  • Book kits containing essential textbooks issued to students every semester, reducing financial burden on students and ensuring that library borrowing cards are used for reference books and other reading matter.
  • Subscription to INFLIBNET's N-LIST consortia to provide faculty access to e-journals and e-books. The library plans to throw open the facility to our students as well.
  • Institutional membership of British Council Library.

LIBRARY STAFF

Sl No. Name & Designation Total No. of Staff/faculty
01 Sri. Yeshwanth Kumar S. (Librarian) 01
02 Smt. Ramya C.K. (Assistant Librarian) 01
03 Sri. Nagarajan K. (Supporting staff) 01
04 Sri. Mallesh (Supporting staff) 01

Library Timings

Monday to Saturday: 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Library Services

  • Circulation
  • Referral service
  • Reference service
  • OPAC
  • Internet facility with 35 systems
  • Current awareness service
  • New Arrivals display
  • Periodical service (Journals/Magazines)
  • News paper clipping service
  • CD ROMs services
  • Reprographic service
  • Repository of previous question papers
  • Books Bank Facility for all Students
  • Career Guidance for Employment to the students
  • Inter Library Loan
  • Special collection on Gandhian, Vivekanda and Ambedkar studies.

Library Rules and Regulations

  • Identity card is a must for all library transactions. ID cards are non-transferable.
  • Users are requested to maintain silence in the library.
  • University dress-code is applicable while visiting library on all occasions.
  • Users should ensure that when browsing through books they replace the item from where it was taken, according to the shelf arrangement. Feel free to seek staff assistance for replacing the books.
  • Users should avoid taking out several volumes of reports, journals and books at any one moment.
  • The library reading area should be used only for reference and consultation of resource materials.
  • Usage of cell phone is prohibited
  • Users should fully cooperate with the library staff. In case of any need they should meet the Librarian.
  • The persistent defaulter's of various library rules will have their library services suspended.

E-Resources

Resource Publisher Subject coverage
Annual Reviews (33 Titles) Economics, Financial Economics, Organizational Behavior
Cambridge University Press (224 Titles) Economics
Economic and Political Weekly (1 Title) Archives 1966-Present
Indian Journals (180+ Titles) Arth Pradhan- A Journal of Economics and Management, Asian Journal Management, Asian journal of Research in Banking and Finance, Asian journal of Research in Business Economics and Management, Asian journal of Research in Marketing, BULMIM Journal of Management and Research (Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan's Usha and Lakshmi Mittal Institute of Management), Delhi Business Review, Economic Affairs, EXCEL International Journal of Multidisciplinary Management Studies, FIIB Business Review (Fortune Institute of International Business), IIMS Journal of Management Science, Indian Journal of Economics and Development, International Journal of Advanced Research in Management and Social Sciences, International Journal of Management, IT and Engineering, International Journal of Marketing and Technology, International Journal of Global Business and Competitiveness, International Journal of Research in Economics and Social Sciences, International Journal of Research in Finance and Marketing, International Journal of Research in Organization Behavior and Human Resource Management, ITIHAS: The Journal of Indian Management, JIMS8M: The Journal of Indian Management & Strategy, Journal of Commerce and Management Thought, Journal of Management Research, Journal of Management Research and Analysis, LBS Journal of Management and Research, Pranjana: The Journal of Management Awareness, SAARJ Journal on Banking and Insurance Research, SMART: Journal of Business Management Studies, South Asian Journal of Marketing and Management Research, Sumedha Journal of Management, Values-Based Management, ZENITH International Journal of Business Economics and Management Research.
JSTOR (2500+ Titles) Business, Finance, Marketing & Advertising, Development Studies, Labor and Employment Relations, Economics, Management and Organizational Behavior
Oxford University Press (206 Titles) Cambridge Journal of Economics, CESifo Economic Studies, Economic Policy, European Review of Economic History, Foreign Policy Analysis, Journal of Consumer Research, International Journal of Economic Law, Journal of Profession and Organization, Oxford Economic Paper, Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Capital Market Law Journal
E-Books
Cambridge Books Online (1800 Titles)
E-brary ( 125000+ Titles)
EBSCoHost-NET Library (936 Titles)
Hindustan Book Agency (65+Titles)
Institute of South East Asian Studies(ISEAS) Books(382+ Titles)
Oxford Scholarship (1402+ Titles)
Springer ebooks (2300 Titles)
Sage Publication ebooks (1000 Titles)
Taylor Francis ebooks (1800 Titles)
Myilibrary-McGraw Hill (1124 Titles)

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