AUXILIUM COLLEGE

( Autonomous )
Accredited by NAAC with A+ Grade with a CGPA of 3.55 out of 4 in the 3rd cycle
Gandhi Nagar, Vellore - 632 006

Library

 

The College is justifiably proud of its library housed in a two – storeyed building with a reference floor, built and inaugurated in 1991.  The built in area of the library is 7450 sq. ft. The layout of the library and the sections in which the books are kept allow easy access to the students.  The library is computerized and uses the barcoding system for issue / return of books.  To facilitate the maximum use of the library books, department libraries are interlinked with the general library.

The college library is fully automated with a wide collection of the latest books, periodicals and CDs, which is expanded and updated every year. The library has an open access system. The Library functions in a networked environment and maintain one server and over 6 PCs to support its various operations and services. Electronic sources such as EBSCO host and N-List are made available to all members of the library through internet and the college intranet. It has specialized collections of Books, Journals & other resources in Arts and Sciences. The library subscribes to national and international journals in print and e-Journals. It is well-protected with fire alarm, CCTV and Wifi facility.

Ground Floor  

Stack Room, Reading Hall, Circulation Desk, OPAC, Internet Browsing, Reprography Wing, Question Banks, New Arrivals, Maps and Technical Section.

First Floor

Reading .Hall, Reference Section, Back Volumes, Journals, Magazines, Research Theses, a Globe, Rare Books and an Archive Section.

I. TIMINGS

Working Hours

Monday To Friday                :  8.30 a.m. To 6.30 p.m.
Saturday                                     :  9.00 a.m. To 1.00 p.m.

II. LIBRARY AUTOMATION

The college library is partially automated. e-BLIS has been installed with the following Eight main modules of the library in-house operations.

  • Acquisition System
  • Cataloguing System
  • Circulation System
  • Serial Control System
  • Members
  • Default
  • Binding
  • Budgeting

III. HOLDINGS OF THE LIBRARY

Library Books                 :  65, 743
Back Volumes                :  10, 576
Theses                                :  295
Journals                             :  32 (National), 5 (International)
Magazines                        :  43
Online Journals             :  2 (INFLIBNET/EBSCO)
CD/DVDs                          : 148

IV. LIBRARY RULES

1.    Strict and absolute silence shall be observed in the library.
2.    Cell Phone to be switched off inside the library.
3.    Bags, Big handbags, Raincoat, Jerkin and Casual wears are

strictly prohibited inside the library.
4.    Members are requested to keep their belongings at the entrance

of the library. However they are advised not to leave cell

phones, purse, money, credit card and other valuables in the

handbag outside the library.
5.    Library users are strictly prohibited from taking the borrowed

and stamped books again inside the library.
6.    If the due date falls on a holiday for the library, the next working

day will be taken as the due date.

7.    Books will not be issued to members on the ID card of others.
8.    If any book is lost or damaged beyond repair, the person

responsible shall replace it with a new copy or pay double the

cost of the recent price and handling charges or as may be

decided by the librarian.
9.    Membership Cards are not transferable. Books will not be issued

to students on the Membership Card of staff members.
10.    Any kind of marking, underlining, clipping of books is absolutely

forbidden. Readers shall be held responsible for any damage

done to the book belonging to the library and shall be required               to replace such book or pay the value thereof.
11.    Absence from the college will not be allowed as an excuse for

the delay in the return of books..
12.    The following conditions are to be followed for the renewal of

books.
[i] The book has to be produced in the library for renewal.
[ii] More than one renewal will not be allowed.
13.    The borrower will be responsible for any loss or non-return of

any books issued against her original (or) duplicate ID Card.
14.    Reference books, Newspapers, Magazines, Journals should not

be taken out.
15.    Library timings details of fine structure are displayed on the

library display boards.

V. MEMBERSHIP

All students, faculty members and staff of the institute are members of the library.

Institutional Membership

American library, Chennai
American library, Chennai

 

 

 

 

 

British Council Library, Chennai
British Council Library, Chennai

 

Library Networks Membership

  • INFLIBNET, Gandhi Nagar, Gujarat.
  • EBSCO host, New Delhi

VI. INFRASTRUCTURAL FACILITIES:

  • Server with 6 Clients
  • Two systems for Internet Access
  • Barcode with Scanning facilities
  • 3KV UPS
  • Reprographic Facility
  • Online Public Access Catalogue – (OPAC)
  • Wifi facility
  • Fire Alaram
  • CCTV
  • e-Resource (N-List & Ebsco host)

CONSTRUCTION OF NEW MODERN LIBRARY IS IN PROGRESS

  • Earn while you learn
  • Collection of Free websites
  • Book Exhibition
  • Book Bank
  • 20 hrs / per semester compulsory reading should be made by all the U.G. students.

VIII. THE LIBRARY OFFERS THE FOLLOWING UNIQUE SERVICES:

  • Classification and Catalogue – DDC
  • Book Reservation
  • Reference Service
  • Question Bank
  • Display of New Arrivals
  • Book Bank
  • Current Awareness
  • Newspaper Clippings
  • Back Volumes
  • Book Exhibition
  • Library Committee Meeting
  • Open Access System
  • Theses and Dissertation
  • Orientation and Training Programme
  •  Institutional Membership
  • Archive Section
  • Collection of Free Websites for Books and Journals
  • Circulation Service
  • Reference Service

IX. CONTACT US

Librarians

vijayalakshmiShift – I
Mrs. Vijayalakshmi P. M.com, M.L.I.S., M.Phil

 

 

Shift – II
Arockia MaryMrs. Arockia Mary A. B.Sc., B.Ed., M.L.I.S., M.Phild.
The College Librarians
Auxilium College (Autonomous)
Vellore – 632 006.
Tamil Nadu, INDIA.
Ph. 0416 – 2241774