Library

   The library of the Indira Gandhi College of Education was established in the academic year 2004-2005. The Library is located in the first floor of the B.Ed College building. This library contains books on education, teacher education and reference books for teacher education and B.Ed Degree course. The Libraries include Book stakes, Reading Section, Reference section, Circulation section, Periodicals section, Reprography section, Back Volumes of Journals and Internet Lab.
Vision

The wisdom of students and teachers is to be refreshed and enhanced through the study materials available in the library. This library caters to the needs of the students and staff.

Mission

To serve the users by providing right information at the right time. To provide comprehensive resources and services as support for teaching, learning and research.

Objectives
  • To continuously and constantly monitor the current events of research and developments.
  • To provide current information relevant to the subjects so as to satisfy the needs of students and teachers.
  • To equip the library with all possible sources of information.
S.No. DETAILS TOTAL NO. OF BOOKS
1 Books 8500
2 Periodicals 203
3 Dailies(Newspapers) 06
4 Back Volumes of Journals 2431
5 Audio Cassettes 70

Facilities

1.Photocopying

Two photocopying machines are available to serve the students, and staff members.

2.OPEN ACCESS SYSTEM

The library follows open access system. This system is very useful for the students to make use of the library.

3.UNIVERSITY QUESTION PAPERS FOR REFERENCE

To collect the university question papers and bind it year by year for students reference.

4.INTERNET FACILITY

Free internet access is available to all the users.

Services

Article Alert Service

‘Article Alert Service’ is adopted to draw the attention of students and staff members to the articles, published in journals. Xerox copies of the content page of the journals are provided to the department for information.

Display of Information

Highlights of Employment News, job opportunities in dailies, notifications, issue of application, last date and other details such as civil service exams, Tamil Nadu Public Service Exams, Railways, Bank Examination and New Arrivals of Books in the library are displayed regularly on the library notice board. News regarding the events of the institution are published in news papers communicated to the concerned department with a photocopy.

 

Timings

Library Working Hours : 9.30 A.M. to 4.15 P.M.
Circulation of books : 10.00 A.M. to 4 .00 P.M.
Xerox : 10.00 A.M. to 4.00 P.M.

 

Rules & Regulation

The following procedures are adopted to borrow books from the library.

1.LIBRARY TOKEN

  • Each Library token will enable the borrower to take one book only
  • The library token will be given to the borrower when the book is returned.
  • The due date will be stamped on the slip pasted on the first page of the book borrowed.
  • Extension of time will be permitted for only one time.
  • If the book is not returned in due date a fine of 5/- Rupee per day will be levied from the borrower.
  • The library token will be given to the borrower when the book is returned.
  • The outgoing students are to return their borrower library token at the end of the respective academic year and get the clearance certificate from the Librarian.
  • The Course completion certificates shall be issued, only on producing the “No Due” certificate from the Librarian.
2.LOSS OF BOOKS/ BORROWER’S TOKEN

  • The loss of library books or library borrower token should be reported immediately to the Principal.
  • Duplicate token will be issued through the head of the department on payment of Rs. 50/- per token. If any book is lost, the borrower should replace another copy of the same in could condition or she will be required to pay double the cost of the published price of the book.
  • All the fine amount should be paid to office and students can collect their respective bills.
3.GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS TO BE FOLLOWED IN THE LIBRARY

  • The users of the library are strictly instructed to leave all their books, note books and bags outside the library.
  • Silence should be strictly observed in the library.
  • Reference books are not for lending and they should not be taken out of the library.
  • The open access system is followed. Students are not permitted to replace the books in the shelves after the use.
  • Current periodicals and Journals will not be issued. Earlier issues of the same will be issued to the staff members and students.
  • The borrowers will be held responsible for any lapse, damage and non – return of the books issued.
  • Question Bank, Back Volumes and Project Notes are also available in the library for student’s reference.
  • E- Resources are available in the form of e-journal, e-books and CD’S.
4.DONATIONS TO THE LIBRARY

  • The library accepts donation of books from individuals, Societies and Institutions. Such donations once accepted shall be the absolute property of the college.