Facilities

Library

Overview:

St. Joseph’s college has one of the oldest degree college libraries in Bengaluru. It is well-stocked, having more than eighty thousand books. It regularly subscribes to seventy-four international and national journals, magazines and fourteen daily newspapers. It caters to the needs of more than 4,500 undergraduate, postgraduate and research level staff & students. The library is fully automated, has a spacious reading hall and can accommodate one hundred users at any point of time.

The Library operations are managed by the latest version of “Easylib Library Management Software”. The Library is well equipped with all the modern facilities and resources (print and electronic) in the form of CDROMs, DVD-ROM, video cassettes, books, journals, etc. The library has Galileo Digital Learning Centre (GDLC with necessary. The library follows the Dewey Decimal Scheme of classification and AACR-II code. Books are arranged on the shelves in numerical order from 000-999.

Objectives of our college library:
To acquire, manage, and disseminate information to students, faculty and research scholars.
To provide timely, accurate and current information to users for education, teaching and research.
To provide information services and access to bibliographic and full text digital and printed resources to support the scholarly and informational needs of the institution.
To support and facilitate learning, teaching and research activities of the college.
To provide an appropriate and comfortable environment and facilities for the use of library services.

Vision
Knowledge and wisdom accumulated in various civilizations over the millennia are at the heart of all higher education. St. Joseph’s College Arrupe Library and Information Centre sees itself as a proactive provider and facilitator of these resources.

Mission
St. Joseph’s College Arrupe Library and Information Centre provides quality resources and innovative services to stimulate creativity, intellectual curiosity and to facilitate learning and research. It is the hub of our institution. The information centre creates a welcoming, comfortable and cordial atmosphere to all its users. We strive to excel in acquiring and disseminating relevant educational and scholarly resources.

LIBRARY TEAM

WORKING HOURS OF THE LIBRARY

RESOURCE COLLECTI ON

LIBRARY SERVICES

LIBRARY FACILITIES

MAXZINE 1

MAXZINE 2

OPEN ACCESS JOURNALS

OPEN ACCESS A BOOKS

NEWSPAPERS

MAGAZINES

BOOK WITHDRAWN POLICY

Collection Development Policy

RULES AND REGULATIONS

EPAC

LIBRARY ADVISORY COMMITTEE

USEFUL LINKS

DOWNLOADS

LIBRARY SECTIONS

CONTACT

ARRUPE LIBRARY & INFORMATION CENTRE