About Library

Karpagam Academy of Higher Education genesis goes back to September 1995 when it was initiated as Karpagam Arts & Science College. The college was promoted by the Karpagam Charity Trust.

Library Timings & Transaction

  • Library functions from 8.00 A.M. – 8.00 P.M.
  • Transaction timings are from 9.00 A.M. – 4.30 P.M.

Membership

  • UG & PG Students Research scholars (M.Phil & Ph.D.) and Staff members
  • UG Students are issued 2 books
  • PG Students are issued 4 books
  • Research Scholars are issued 4 books
  • Staff members are issued 9 books

Classification System

  • The library books are classified according to the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) System
  • OPAC help in locating the books on the shelves is provided
  • Books are arranged on the shelves in numerical order

Library Sections

  • Technical section
  • Lending section (Circulation)
  • Reference section
  • Periodical section

Technical section

  • Books processing
  • Book Acquisition, Accessioning
  • Classification
  • Sealing
  • Spine label affixing
  • Bar coding affixing
  • Book slip affixing / Book pocket affixing
  • Binding Work
  • Updating in the computer
  • Registration of new members

Lending section

  • There are 1,05,087 books.
  • 400-500 books are daily lent and returned.
  • Presently books are issued through the Smart cards.
  • The due date of returning is 15 days (Students)
  • The due date of returning is 30 days (Staff)
  • If the Students fail to return a fine of Rs.1/- is charged for each day.
  • If the Staff fail to return a fine of Rs.5/- is charged for each day.
  • Open access system.

Reference section

  • There are 9,561 books.
  • National and International books
  • Dictionaries
  • Directories
  • Encyclopedia
  • Year books
  • General knowledge books
  • Science and technology books
  • Proceeding
  • Abstract
  • Index
  • Quotation Books
  • Quiz books
  • Manuals
  • General books

Periodical section

  • Current Journal & Magazines (National & International)
  • Journals
    • National & International – 194
  • Magazines
    • National & International – 138
    • News Letters & Complimentary Copy
  • Others
    • Back Volumes – 13158
    • Project Reports – 14592
    • Newspaper Clipping
    • Articles
    • Annual Reports
    • Conference Reports
    • Seminar Reports
    • Publishers Catalogue (Books & Periodicals)
    • Question Papers
    • Course Materials

Computerized library

The Library is computerized (Web Based) and this provides information about the Books to the students and staff. The Bar coding technology is installed. Transactions like Issue/Returning are done by the Bar coding technology

OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue)

  • Title
  • Author
  • Subject
  • Accession Number
  • Department
  • Student Details
  • Roll No. Wise
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E-Library

  • Internet & E-Mail Facilities available