Learning Resource Centre

Learning Resource Centre

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The Library is the heart beat and the nerve centre of any educational Institution. STC has got the most modern and state –of – the-art library with the good collection of textbooks, reference books etc. numbering 41935. More than 173 reputed National and International Journals are subscribed to provided the latest information on the of various courses of study.

In addition, several periodicals procured in CDs from various publications are also available. The digital library of the college has about 2734 CDs. Questions papers of the University Examinations and all back volumes of the Journals are readily available for reference. DELNET and INFLIBNET facilities in our library help research scholars and faculty to update their subject knowledge and also expose them to current areas of research.

Library Staff Profile

S No NAME OF THE STAFF DESIGNATION CONTACT NO E MAIL ID
1 Dr.A.THENDRAL LIBRARIAN 98428 22821 thendral@stc.ac.in
2 K. BALASUBRAMANIAM ASSISTANT LIBRARIAN 98425 42795 balasubramaniam@stc.ac.in
3 A.CHRISTY JEMIMA ASSISTANT LIBRARIAN 99656 39285 christyjemima@stc.ac.in
4 S. MEENA LIBRARY ASSISTANT 83447 75660 meena@stc.ac.in
5 KC. VIGNESH LIBRARY ASSISTANT 96595 04641 vigneshkc@stc.ac.in
6 M. SIVASUBRAMANIAM SUPPORTING STAFF 87609 94264 sivasubramani15291@gmail.com

Remote Access for e-resources

S No NAME OF THE STAFF e-resource DESIGNATION CONTACT NO E MAIL ID
1 Dr.A.THENDRAL DELNET LIBRARIAN 98428 22821 thendral@stc.ac.in
2 Prof.K..SIVASAMY INFLIBNET DEAN – SCIENCES 97862 19776 deansciences@stc.ac.in
3 Dr.A.THENDRAL NDL LIBRARIAN 98428 22821 thendral@stc.ac.in
4 Mr. S.HUMAYUN NPTEL / YouTube DEPUTY SYSTEMS MANAGER 73735 36348 humayun@stc.ac.in

SERVICES OF LIBRARY:

  • Circulation (Issue, Return, Renewal)
  • Article Search
  • DELNET
  • INFLIBNET
  • E – ShodhSindhu
  • NDL
  • NEW Arrivals Circular & Display
  • News Clipping
  • Ready Reference
  • Overnight Issue
  • Book Bank for SC / ST Students
  • Downloading and copying of CDs
  • Notice Board Articles
  • Reprography Services
  • Department Libraries

WORKING HOURS

Library working hours: 08: 00 AM to 07:00 PM

ISSUE Timings for Students:

All UG / PG Students

08:15 AM – 09:30 AM (Before commencement of the classes begin)

11:30 AM – 11:45 AM (Interval)

12:45 PM – 01:30 PM (Lunch Break)

03:25 PM – 03:45 PM (Interval) and

04:30 PM – 05:45 PM (After classes are over)

Books will not be issued during class hours

Books can be returned at any time between 08:15 am to 05:45 pm.

Students Books Issued UG PG
Number of Books Issued 4 5
Duration 15 days 15 days
Journals and Magazines 1 1
Duration 3 days 3 days
Staff Books Issued Teaching Non – Teaching
Number of Books Issued 10 3
Duration 2 months 2 months
Journals and Magazines 1 1
Duration 3 days 3 days

Facility / Displays at Library

  • Drinking Water facility inside the library
  • First Aid Box
  • NSE,BSE,Dollar, Euro, Gold ,Silver Petrol, Diesel Rates display board
  • Dinam oru Thirukural and Meaning
  • Daily one quotes
  • Every month library statistics report in graphical representation
S.No Holdings Total Number
1 Print
General books 41935
Reference books 958
Back volumes 1884
Thesis 53
2 Non – Print
CD/DVDs/AV 2734
3 Electronic
e-books (Through DELNET/INFLIBNET)

NDL

E Shodh Sindu

125000

7 Lakh

3135000

e-journals

E Shodh Sindu

DELNET/INFLIBNET

NDL

6000

15000

7043 + titles

3 Lakh Articles

   4
Text books 164
Reference books 141
5 E Thesis

Shodh ganga

NDL

DELNET

176176

95000

Description of Automation (2013 – 2017)

Name of the Integrated Library Management Software (ILMS): Library Management Software (LMS)

Year Nature of Automation

(Fully/Partially)

Version Year of

Automation

2013-14 Partially automated with the module of barcode with application based gate entry 1.0 2014
2014-15 Partially automated with the following modules

1.     Automation of Journal Section

2.     Web based electronic entry

2.0 2015
2015-16 2016
2016-17 Partially automated with the following modules

1.     Web-based learning engine (OPAC)

2.     Virtual Library

3.     Barcode Printer

3.0 2017
2017-18 Web Based Library Software 2017

OPAC

  • The users can have access to the collection using computer systems throughWeb – OPAC

Electronic resource management packages for e-journals

  • INFLIBNET Collection, DELNET and SAGE Access, NDL etc.,
  • National Knowledge Network

Federated searching tools to search articles in multiple database

  • Google

Library website

  • Library details available in college website
  • Regular updation of details.
  • URL of library details 104.16.2:8080/stc/index.php

In house/remote access to e-publications

  • INFLIBNET, DELNET, SAGE etc., to access the e-resources

Library automation:

  • The Library automation with indigenous software developed by the College
  • Barcode technology to speed up the transactions
  • CCTV installed for effective surveillance.
  • Total number of computers for public access : 120
  • Total numbers of printers for public access : 22

Internet band width speed

  • Available internet bandwidth is 10mbps

Institutional Repository

  • PhD. Theses and M.Phil. Dissertations
  • Back Volumes and Journals
  • Students Project Reports
  • Copies of the Syllabi
  • Previous year Question Papers
  • Magazines
  • e-books

Content management system for E-learning

  • CDs, DVDs, NPTEL and You Tube Videos

Participation in Resource sharing networks/consortia (like INFLIBNET)

  • INFLIBNET
  • DELNET
  • SAGE
  • Average number of walk-ins/per month :           11363
  • Average number of books issued/returned/per day :           248
  • Ratio of library books to students enrolled :           1 student:14 Books
  • Average number of books added during last three years
S.No Year No. of Books
1 2017-18 (6 months) 449
1 2016-17 1259
2 2015-16 1585
3 2014-15 3857
4 2013-14 2042
  • Average number of login to OPAC :  35
  • Average number of login to e-resources : 35
  • Average number of e-resources downloaded/printed : 30
  • Number of information literacy trainings organized :  64

Manuscripts

  • Manuscripts are available in the reference section of the Learning Resource Centre

Reference

  • Separate Reference section available.

Reprography

  • Reprography services available.

ILL (Inter Library Loan Service)

  • ILL service available through DELNET

Information Deployment and Notification

  • Information related to current issues, competitive exams etc., displayed in the Library Notice Board.
  • List of new titles / new arrivals / informative website addresses displayed in the library notice boards.

OPAC

  • A separate URL is available

Downloads

  • Download option facility available.

Print outs

  • Printers available

Reading list/ Bibliography compilation

  • The Library provides bibliography compilation on special request.

In-house/remote access to e-resources

  • Access facility provided through ‘Eeasy file’ software

User Orientation:

  • The library conducts Orientation Programmes regularly for freshers, research scholars and students along with Library Manual

Assistance in searching Databases

  • Assistance in searching various open access databases is provided to the users on request.

INFLIBNET / IUC facilities

  • INFLIBNET and DELNET are available

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