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MISSION
The Central Library was started service in the 2009. It’s fosters intellectual growth and advances the mission of RVS TECHNICAL CAMPUS - COIMBATORE College and affiliated communities by supporting excellence and innovation in education and research, managing and delivering information, and partnering to develop and disseminate new users.
VISION
Inspiring ideas for personal transformation and global impact.
OBJECTIVES
To provide current library materials and databases that supports the academic curriculum.
Ensure that resources available are current appropriate and accessible.
Enhance information literacy, especially in the student community, by developing effective plans aiming at improving student ability.
To save the time of User through latest technologies and software’s
Continue to strengthen and update all collections to meet the need of users.
INTRODUCTION
The Library has developed an excellent collection of books. All the books have been classified and arranged as per the DDC (Dewey decimal classification), It maintains separate collections of Reference Books, Bound volumes of journals, Project Reports, and Compact Discs. The library is using MODERNLIB OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue), wherein the users can search the Library Online Catalogue by Author's name, title, subject, and keywords available on the campus LAN. The total collection of library stands as follows:

S.No

RESOURCES

NUMBERS

1

BOOKS

15879

2

CD’S

902

3

BOUND VOLUMES(JOURNALS)

325

4

PROJECT REPORTS

309

5

LIBRARY SPACE (AREA)

700sq.m

LIBRARY WORKING TIME:
9.00 am to 6.00pm
TRANSACTION TIMING
9.00am to 5.00pm on week days - 10.00am to 4.30pm on vacation days
BOOKS ISSUED FOR USERS
STUDENTS
UG – 4 books, PG – 4 books
STAFF
Teaching -4, Non Teaching - 2
DURATION OF LOAN
Books are issued for a period of 14 days for students and 30 days for faculty members. A book may be renewed for a further period of 14 days. On special grounds, reference books and current periodicals are issued on an overnight basis.
OVERDUE CHARGE
If the book is not return within 14days from the date of issue, an overdue charge of Rs.2 per day, per book will be levied.
SERVICES
Current Awareness Service(CAS)
Inter Library Loan(ILL)
Reference Service
News Paper Clipping Service
Book Bank Service
INTERNET Access
OPAC
Reprographic service
Internet service
10 terminals are available for the users to browse the internet through 4 Mbps Broadband connectivity.
Current Awareness service (CAS)
This service provides the latest information to users in the area of Science and Technology and Engineering on demand.
Inter library loan (ILL)
Books (not available with us) may be obtained from other libraries on request. The institution is a Member in Developing Library Network (DELNET).
Digital library
ELSEVIER (Science Direct) Journals also available.
DELNET (Developing Library Network) International Online journals for each department.
Reference service
Staffs are available in the reference section of the reading room to suggest sources of Information and to assist in locating the required materials.
Display of current events / information
Printing
Digitalization
User orientation / information literacy
MEMBERSHIP
INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:
SCIENCE DIRECT (ELSEVIER)
DELNET Membership
SECTIONS
Books Acquisition
Technical Processing
Journals Acquisition & Information
Reference
Circulation Desk
Stock Maintenance
Library Automation
Inter Library Loan
BOOK SECTION
This book contains a collection of 15879 books. Users can locate the required book in the stock section.
CIRCULATION SECTION
All the students and staff are provided with bar code stickers affixed on their identity card. Circulation service (issue, return and renewal) are fully computerized with bar code facility. LIBOSOFT software is used for this purpose. An open access system is followed and users can avail the books from the book section.
PERIODICAL SECTION
This section contains 85 Nationals, 65 International Journal, 34 Magazines, 13 News Papers and details. IEEE Online Journals and ELSEIVER (SCIENCEDIRECT) and DELNET Online Journals are also available.
REFERENCE SECTION
This section contains reference books, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and exam guides, standards, project reports, and manuals, handbooks, high priced books and collection of university question papers for reference purpose. These materials are issued an overnight basis with the Director’s recommendation.
NEW ARRIVALS SECTION:
In the New Arrivals section, one copy of the new title or new edition is displayed for one month for attracting the students and staff members for using the library effectively and at the same time updating their.
RULES AND REGULATIONS:
The Students are eligible to borrow only 3 books at a time from the library. They shall keep the books for a maximum of 15 days.
The staff is eligible to borrow only 4 books at a time form the library. They shell keep the books for maximum of 30 days. (Renewal allowed full semester, a staff can retain a book for a maximum period of 6 months only even after renewal).
Renewal of book for a student not allowed.
Before entering the library the students will have to leave their personal belonging at the personal property shelf.
The library users (staff/students) should sign gate register before entering the library and after using the library.
Staff/Students should produce their identity cards while getting the books issued from the library.
No books shall be taken out unless it is entered in the issue section (register) Reference books must be consulted in the library itself. It should not be taken out of the library.
Books should be returned on or before the due date mentioned in the book. Failure will result in the leave of fine Rs.2 per day per book.
Students should take proper care to maintain the library books intact without causing any damages. If a student happens to lose any book, he /she should replace the book or he/she should pay an amount equal to 2 times of the cost of the book plus fine for the numbers of days taken to replace the book.
All library users may obtain the books from the reference shelves with the guidance of librarian.
The borrower will be held responsible for any damage to the other properties belonging to the library.
Folding and tearing of the pages, underlining, clipping or annotating of the book is absolutely forbidden.
Loud consultations, animated conversations, Mobile using etc, is strictly prohibited.
TEAM LEADERS
LIBRARIAN:
Mr.V.BALASHANMUGAM, M.A., M.Lib.Sc, M.Phil, D.O.A.,
Department of Library
RVS Technical Campus - Coimbatore
Kumarankottam Campus, Kannampalayam, Sulur,
Coimbatore – 641 402
Phone – 9489914104

S.No

Name of the staff

Qualification

Designation

1

Mrs M.Sivasangari

B.A., B.Ed.,M.LIS

Assistant Librarian

2

Mrs V.Sumathi

B.A., M.LIS

Assistant Librarian


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