CHMK LIBRARY Established in 1971 Floor Area of 2056.79 square metre More than 1 Lakh documents and 5000 users Distinction of being the first fully automated University Library in the state of Kerala Full fledged Infonet Centre Research Centre for Library & Information Science and Sociology
CollectionsBooks 97913Current Journals 272Theses and Dissertations 2671Microforms 205Bound Volumes of 2105PeriodicalsCD-ROMs 67
Working Hours 8.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m. Second Saturdays : 8.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. Sundays : 8.30 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. Remain closed only on public holidays On an average the library works 325 days in a calendar year.
Standards followed Dewey Decimal Classification Scheme Anglo American Catalogue Rules with local variations Library of Congress Subject Heading Koha Software in Client-Server Environment
Divisions1.Acquisition Division2.Technical Division3.Circulation Division4.Periodicals Division5.Maintenance Division6.Reference Division7.ICT Centre for visually challenged8.Binding Unit9.Infonet Centre
E – journals UGC – Infonet consortium 9 Institute of Physics 46 http://www.iop.org/EJ/10 OUP 198 http://www.oxfordjournals.org11 Portland Press 8 http://www.portlandpress.com/pp/default.htm12 Project Euclid 36 http://projecteuclid.org/13 Project Muse 297 http://muse.jhu.edu/journals14 Royal Society of Chemistry 29 http://www.rsc.org/15 SIAM Journals 14 http://epubs.siam.org/16 Springer Link 1950 http://www.springerlink.com/17 Taylor & Francis 1076 http://journalsonline.tandf.co.uk/18 SAGE journals 390 http://online.sagepub.com/19 Economic and Political Weekly 1 http://www.epw.in 1-2 Aug 2008 9
Migration from LibSys to KohaLibrary have moved from LibSys to Koha open source Integrated Library Management SystemThe process of migration successfully completed by a group of library professionals of University of Calicut