Introduction

The College library provides an immense academic support system in teaching-learning and research activities of the students. The Main library covers an area of 810.68sq.mt. Detail of this is:

Reading Area : 402.82sq.mt.

Stack Area : 282.90sq.mt.

Other Service Area: 124.96sq.mt.

The library can accommodate more than 300 readers at a time. The library operations and services are fully computerized using LIBSYS software. This software provides the computerization of library resources with a bar-coding system. It also provides the facility of OPAC/web OPAC and stock verification. The Library has a rich collection of 65,000+ books on various subjects such as Humanities, Basic Sciences, Commerce, Computer Science, Social Sciences, Technology and Management, Languages, General Knowledge, and other related areas. 22 newspapers, 56 Journals/Magazines, and N-LIST, INFLIBNET (Datbase)

Connection have been subscribed. A repository pool of approximately 1000 e-resources in the form of PPTs, PDFs, Recorded Lectures, Weblinks, e-books is available on college LMS

https://lms.modicollege.com/

Photostat facility is provided to the students in the library. There are five computers in the library and about 200 in all other computer laboratories, linked through the internet for public access. Two printers, six bar-code scanners, and a bar code printer is available. Dedicated lease line internet connection of 100 Mbps, is assessable through LAN and wifi.

To manage the working of the library, the library Advisory Committee, headed by the Principan and comprising 7 members is constituted. The Advisory Committee assesses and recommends measures to be taken for the enrichment and upkeep of the library. Library staff is student-friendly and remains available in the library from 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M i.e. half an hour before and after the college regular timings to facilitate the student’s issue and return of books. The timing is the same even for examination days and vacations.

At the beginning of every session HODs of various departments in consultation with the staff members prepare lists of books and journals required for their respective departments. These requirements are discussed by the library committee and an arrangement for the purchase of books and subscriptions for journals are made accordingly. The Library resources are augmented every year with many new editions and titles for the students.