Department of Library & Information

About Library

The Seshadripuram Institute of Commerce and Management college library was established in the year 2005. The library equipped with the best books, magazines, periodicals and journals. The library holds a hybrid collection of printed as well as electronic resources which include books, journals, e-books, e-journals, question banks, project reports, case studies, conference proceedings, course manuals and educational CD’s/DVD’s. Through the completely automated library management system, users can access the library resources without any hassle. Trained and committed library staff provide adequate support to the academic community.

Objectives

  • To acquire, organize and update the library collection to provide more productive environment for teaching and learning.
  • To provide information literacy to the faculties and students for effective use of information resources and services

Vision

  • To provide quality information resources and value-added services in support of academic and research needs of students and faculties.

Mission

  • To discover, preserve, and disseminate knowledge by building of extensive and diversified collections in print as well as electronic media.
  • To support the mission of the college.
  • To implement techniques of ICT in library services to support learning, teaching and research.
SL No. Floor Plan
1 Dictionaries/Year Books Section
2 SC/ST Books Section
3 Competitive Exam Books Section
4 "Mahatma Gandhiji, Swami Vivekananda and Ambedkar Study Centre Books Section"
5 New Arrivals Section
6 Journals/Magazine Section
7 Digital Library Section
8 Circulation Section
9 Reprography Section
SL No. Floor Plan
10 Question Papers Section
11 Language Books Section
12 Semester Books Section
13 Reference Books Section
14 Novels and Stories Section
15 News Papers Section
16 Reading Section
17 Property Counter

Library Staff

Ravikumar M.

M.L.I.Sc, M.Phil
Librarian

Rashmi R.

B.A., B.Ed., M.L.I.Sc., KSET
Assistant Librarian

Library Adviser 2023-24

SL No. Faculty Designation
1 Assoc. Prof. Punitha G. Head - Commerce and Management
2 Prof. Dilip Kumar Yadav Head - Hindi
3 Dr. Poornima S. Head - Kannada
4 Assoc. Prof. Bhuvaneshwari R. S. Head - English
5 Asst. Prof. Kavitha B. Head - Sanskrit

Rules & Regulations

Library Working Hours

Monday to Saturday 07:30 am - 02:30 pm
Sundays and Public Holidays Closed

Membership

  • Only SICM students, faculty and Staff as registered members are allowed to use the SICM library.
  • Members should produce their Library Membership card at the entrance of the library.
  • A duplicate Library Membership card will be issued on payment of Rs.200/-

General Rules

Borrowing Norm

SL No. Patron Category No. of Books Issued Loan Period
1 Faculty Members 15 180 Days
2 Students 3 15 Days
3 Research Scholars 3 30 Days
4 SC/ST Students Book Bank For Full Semester After Completion Of Semester
5 Inter Institutions Library Loan 2 30 Days

Circulation Rules

  • Readers are responsible for books issued against their names.
  • Library reserves the right to recall any issued book even before the due date.
  • The materials such as rare books, thesis, Reports, dissertations, etc... shall be kept for reference and review shall not be issued
  • Borrowers must satisfy about the physical condition of the books before borrowing otherwise they will be held responsible for any damage later or at the time of return.

Overdue Charges

  • The overdue charges Rs.2/- per day.
  • Membership shall be suspended for repeated delay in returning the books.

Library Statistics

Total No. of Books
Book Bank Books
Journals & Magazines (National & International)
News Papers –English, Hindi, Sanskrit and Kannada
CD/DVD’s
Projects Reports

Institutional Membership

Library Best Practices

SL No. Library Best Practices Description
1
form-2
“MY CHAMP” student application for online access of library services
It is a Student Academic Information System designed for students to get various information related to books borrowed, books available, due date, library visits, no. of hours spent, points earned etc.
2
form-1
“MY CAMPUZ” application for Faculty members for online access
This is an application designed for teachers to give access to various services like books available in the library, details of books borrowed, returned, due, library visits, hours spent and points earned.
3
Best-Library-User-Award
Best Library User Award
Library recognises and encourages students and staff every year on the basis of usage of library services and awards them with “Best Library User Award”
4
library-vist
Library Visits
Department of Library organises visits to other libraries like IIM B Library, Karnataka State Public Library, Central Library etc to create awareness among the students about the various facilities and services offered in different library and enhance the reading habits among the students.
5
Book-Bank-Facility
Book Bank Facility for SC/ST students
Besides regular library services, we offer Book Banks to SC/ST students at the time of commencement of the semester and collect them back after the completion of semester for further circulation.
6
quiz
Monthly Quiz to equip students for Competitive Exams
Quiz is conducted using Google Forms to all the students to equip them with information related to banking, current affairs, General science etc that helps them for Competitive Examinations. E-Certificates are also issued to the students for the quiz attended.
7
Exhibition
Book Exhibition
Book Exhibition is organised every year to stimulate interest among the students and staff. This fair provides a platform for different publishers to put up their stalls to stock up collections. Students and staff of our college actively take part in the exhibition.
8
book-requisition
Book Requisition by students through “Book Recommendation Record”
Students or faculty members willing to place requisition for books not available in the library can place request in the “Book Recommendation Record” maintained in the library with the library staff.

Best Library User Award 2022-23

SL No. Name Department
1
punitha-g

Assoc. Prof. Punitha G.

Commerce and Management
2
yogith-k

Mr. Yogith K

B.Com 3rd Year

Best Library User Award 2021-22

SL No. Name Department
1
lakshminarayana

Assoc. Prof. Lakshminarayana H.N.

Department of Kannada
2
abhay-tejas

Mr. Abhay Tejas

B.Com 3rd Year

Best Library User Award 2019-20

SL No. Name Department
1
ravishankar-bs

Assoc. Prof. Ravishankar B.S.

Department of Commerce and Management
2
madhu-s

Mr. Madhu S

B.Com 3rd Year

Best Library User Award 2018-19

SL No. Name Department
1
dilip-kumar

Assoc. Prof. Dilip Kumar Yadav

Department of Hindi
2
lavanya-k-n

Ms. Lavanya K.N.

B.Com 3rd Year

Web OPAC

Periodicals

Print Journals

Print Magazines

Print Newspapers

UG Syllabus

New Arrival

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