Grievance

Mangayarkarasi College

OF ARTS AND SCIENCE FOR WOMEN

Paravai, madurai - 625402

Affiliated to Madurai Kamaraj University
ISO 9001:2015 Certified Institution | Re - Accredited with 'B' Grade by NAAC

Central Library

Mangayarkarasi College of Arts & Science Library exists to support undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. Library pursues higher value of Knowledge, Creativity, Wisdom and Empowers its users to be connected with literate published/available in the field through its collection and networks. The library is situated in Block 2 with 3135 sq.fts. It has 150 seating capacity. Library has established conducive atmosphere with provision of tables and chairs for reading with good ventilation for the students. Adequate space if provided for browsing and relaxed reading. Library has stocking over 13,000 books and 80 printed journals in a separate journal section. It has computerized circulation service and provided with OPAC facility to know the availability of the books etc. E-books and E-journals facility is provided to the users including remote access.

About Library

MISSION

  • By Providing the Collections, Services, Physical environment and information needs of the users.
  • To enhance the scholarly pursuit of knowledge, to foster intellectual curiosity and to promote lifelong learning

VISION

  • To provide services to a variety of clientele diverse in skills, expectations and create an atmosphere of trust, support and encouragement among all members.

LIBRARY AREA:   3136 sq.ft

 

WORKING HOURS:

  • On Working Days:     9.00 a.m. – 4.00 p.m.
  • Extra hours:              4.00 p.m. – 5.00 p.m.
  • On Saturdays:           9.30 a.m. – 4.00 p.m.
  • Library services is not offered on Government holidays & Sundays.

KNOWLEDGE RESOURCES

Total Books14388
Text Books13350
Reference Books1038
Journals26
Magazines20
Back Volume Jounrnals103
CD’s629

REMOTE ACCESS OF E-RESOURCES

S.No.E-ResourcesLinks
1.E-BooksN-List
2.E-JournalsN-List

SOFTWARE USED

  • Digital-Lib Automation Software
Facilities

OPEN ACCESS SYSTEM

 

Allows first hand contact with the books on the shelf.

  • OPAC – Online Public Access Catalogue
  • STATUS OF THE BOOK

Particular book is available on stack or in binding.

 

 

  • LOCATION

Exact place where the item is available, main stack section or reference section, rack number, row number with subject indication.

 

 

  • USER ACCOUNT ID

Personal user account gives an overview of the user activities at the Library, borrowed item, and due dates.

 

 

  • ORIENTATION

Give brief information about our library and guidelines

 

 

  • BARCODE

Transaction of books accross the library counter has been speeded up because of barcoding. 

 

 

  • PREVIOUS YEAR QUESTION PAPER SERVICE
  • HELP FROM LIBRARY STAFF
  • NEATLY MAINTAINED STACKS

Special care has been taken to maintain the library stacks to facilitate users to locate the desired documents quickly.

 

 

  • SEATING FACILITIES

The Library has seating for 150 users.

Reader Access
Users No. of. Books Duration
U.G
3
15 Days
P.G
5
20 Days
Staff
5
30 Days

ICT (INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES) SERVICES

INCORPORATING ICT IN LIBRARY SERVICES

Facilities through automated workflow for with all its possible new and emerging Information and Communication Technology (ICT).  An integrated set of services for capturing, storing, searching, protecting, retrieving and also for data entry, transaction, etc., is in use.

LIBRARY AUTOMATION

Library Administration is fully automated by adopting the ICT information and Communication Technology.

1.DIGITAL LIB

  •  Name of the ILMS software – DIGITAL LIB
  •  Nature of automation (fully or partially) – Fully
  •  Version – 9.0
  •  Year of automation – 2018-19

2.BROWSING

  • Internet connection with 15 systems

3.NETWORKING

  •  Networking with 3 systems for different functions like acquisition, data entry, transaction, searching and retrieving.

4.REPROGRAPHY

  • Reprography facility is available in the Library.

5.SOFT COPIES

  •  Library supports soft copy submission of Field Study Report, On Job Training and Projects.

6.INTERNET

  • Free Internet access  from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • E-Journals access via N-LIST – INFLIBNET (“National Library and Information services Infrastructure for Scholarly Content”. The programme is funded by the MHRD to extend access to selected e-resources under UGC.)
Safety and Security Measures

SINGLE ENTRY

  • Entrance / Exit is in a Single Way.

ISSUE & RETURN OF RESOURCES

  • Issue and return of resources is done through application of barcode technology at the Transaction Counter.

 RULES & REGULATIONS

  • Please maintain SILENCE.
  • Remove your footwear outside and arrange properly.
  • No discussion permitted, inside the library.
  • No personal belongings allowed inside the library.
  • Refreshment of any kind shall not be taken anywhere in the library premises.
  • Reference Books or periodicals are not issued out.
  • Readers should not write or otherwise damage books, furniture etc.,
  • For loss of books, the student may have to replace new ones, failing which they have to pay double the cost of the books.
  • Students must check their books during lending. If they find any damage in books, it should be brought to the notice of the Librarian. Otherwise, the bearer will be responsible for the damages.

CLEARANCE CHECK AT THE END OF THE YEAR

 

STOCK VERIFICATION THROUGH BARCODE READER

 

FIRE EXTINGUISHERS

 

ANTI-VIRUS SOFTWARE TO PROTECT THE SYSTEMS FROM VIRUS

Motivation

ORIENTATION

  • User Guidance and orientation are given library virtual tour for freshers to motivate and initiate them into the usage of its facilities, OPAC and Internet. At the beginning of every academic year program is conducted for the freshers to motivate them to a meaningful use of library.

DISPLAYING COVER PAGES OF NEW BOOKS

 

DISPLAYING NEW ARRIVAL RACK – TO READ

 

DISPLAY OF NEWS PAPER CLIPS

 

POSTERS ON CURRENT EVENTS

 

BOOK EXHIBITION

 

GUEST LECTURES FOR BETTER MOTIVATION ORGANIZED

 

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

 

THIRUKKURAL (Dinam Oru Kural)

 

USERS FEEDBACK

Staff
Name Designation Qualification
Mrs. S. Maheswari
Librarian
M.B.A., M.L.I.Sc., Ph.D
Mrs. Velmani
Library Assistant
M.Com
Mrs. Divya
Library Assistant
B.Sc.
Contact

Mrs. S. Maheswari

Librarian,

Mangayarkarasi College of Arts & Science for Women,

Paravai, Madurai.

Email ID: mkwclibrary@gmail.com