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Library orientation program for students


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Library orientation program for students

  1. 1. Library Orientation Program for First Year Students (2017-18 Batch) by Vasantha Raju N. Librarian Library and Information Centre Government First Grade College Periyapatna August 2017
  2. 2. About GFGC –Periyapatna  Institution of Higher Education  Established in the year 1991  Helping Rural Students to obtain higher education with minimal cost  Obtained “B” Grade From NAAC in 2016  More than 450+ students  Courses –B. COM, B.B.A. and BA (HEG/HES/HPG/HEK)  Creating responsible and socially aware students
  3. 3. What is Library? A collection or group of collections of books and/or other print or nonprint materials organized and maintained for use (reading, consultation, study, research, etc.). Institutional libraries, organized to facilitate access by a specific clientele, are staffed by librarians and other personnel trained to provide services to meet user needs
  4. 4. About the Library • The Library is part of the institution since its inception in 1991 • Library has very rich collections of Books on Various Branches of Knowledge • Serving as the Nerve Centre of the College • Almost 24000 collections of Books are housed in the Library
  5. 5. Vision of the Library • To Serve as a Knowledge Hub of the College • To Inculcate Reading Habits among the students and Teaching Community • To Help Rural Students to Enrich their Knowledge to Create Better World for Themselves
  6. 6. Objectives of the Library • Cultivate reading habits among students and teaching community • Provide accessibility to information in a well-organized and coherent manner • Provide facilities and services for teaching community and students to discover needed information and use them according to their needs • Develop an efficient and effective college library which is adaptable to the changing academic environment
  7. 7. Library Advisory Committee (LAC) Name Designation Role Prof. K.J. Rangaswamy Principal Chairman Dr. Vasantha Raju N. Librarian Convener Dr. M.S. Veda Associate Professor of Kannada Member Prof. Jayanna Assistant Professor of History Member Ms. Kavitha Superintendent Member Class Representatives Students Member
  8. 8. Library Rules and Regulations • ಗ್ರ ಂಥಾಲಯ ಕಾಯಯನಿ಴ಯಸಣೆಯ ವೇಳೆ : ಬೆಳಿಗ್ಗೆ 10.00 ರಂದ ಸಾಯಂಕಾಲ 5.00 ಗಂಟೆ಴ರೆಗ್ಗ. • ಗ್ರ ಂಥಾಲಯದ ಪುಷತ ಕಗ್ಳ ಮೇಲೆ ಯಾವುದೇ ರೀತಿಯ ಗುರುತುಗ್ಳನ್ನಾ ಗ್ಲಿ, ಇನಿಾ ತರ ಯಾವುದೇ ಹಾನಿಯನ್ನಾ ಮಾಡುವಂತಿಲಲ . ಯಾವುದೇ ಹಾನಿ ಮಾಡಿರುವುದು ಕಂಡುಬಂದಲಿಲ ಸೂಕತ ಕರ ಮ ಜರುಗಿಷಲಾಗುವುದು. • ಩ರ ತಿ ವಿದ್ಯಾ ರ್ಥಯಗ್ಗ 2 ಪುಷತ ಕಗ್ಳನ್ನಾ 15 ದಿನಗ್ಳ ಅ಴ಧಿಗ್ಗ ಎರ಴ಲು ಩ಡೆಯಲು ಅ಴ಕಾವವಿರುತತ ದೆ. 15 ದಿನಗ್ಳ ನಂತರ ಹಂತಿರುಗಿಸು಴ ಪುಷತ ಕಗ್ಳ ಮೇಲೆ ದಿನ ಒಂದಕ್ಕೆ 1 ರೂಪಾಯಿ ದಂಡ಴ನ್ನಾ ವಿಧಿಷಲಾಗುವುದು. • ಪುಷತ ಕಗ್ಳನ್ನಾ , ನಿಯತಕಾಲಿಕ್ಕಗ್ಳು ಮತುತ ಇನಿಾ ತರ ಗ್ರ ಂಥಾಲಯ ಩ರಕರ ಎರ಴ಲು ಩ಡೆಯಲು ಗ್ರ ಂಥಾಲಯ ಷದಷಾ ತವ ಕಾರ್ಡಯ‍ನ್ನಾ ತೆಗ್ಗದುಕಂಡು ಬರುವುದು ಕಡ್ಡಾ ಯ. • ಗ್ರ ಂಥಾಲಯ ಷದಷಾ ತವ ಕಾರ್ಡಯ‍ನ್ನಾ ಯಾವುದೇ ಕಾರಣಕ್ಕೆ ಴ರ್ಗಯಹಸುವಂತಿಲಲ . • ಗ್ರ ಂಥಾಲಯ ಷದಷಾ ತವ ಕಾರ್ಡಯ‍ನ್ನಾ ಕಳೆದುಕಂಡಲಿಲ ತಕ್ಷಣ ಗ್ರ ಂಥಪಾಲಕರ ಗ್ಮನಕ್ಕೆ ತರುವುದು. ನಕಲು ಗ್ರ ಂಥಾಲಯ ಷದಷಾ ತವ ಕಾರ್ಡಯ‍ನ್ನಾ ಩ಡೆಯಲು ಹೆಚ್ಚು ಴ರ 20 ರೂಪಾಯಿಯನ್ನಾ ಪಾ಴ತಿಸಿ ನಕಲು ಷದಷಾ ತವ ಕಾರ್ಡಯ‍ನ್ನಾ ಩ಡೆಯಬಹುದು. • ಗ್ರ ಂಥಪಾಲಕರು ಪುಷತ ಕಗ್ಳನ್ನಾ ಎರ಴ಲು ನಿೀಡು಴/ನಿೀಡದಿರು಴ ಸಂಪೂಣಯ ಅಧಿಕಾರ಴ನ್ನಾ ಹಂದಿರುತ್ತತ ರೆ. • ವಿದ್ಯಾ ರ್ಥಯಗ್ಳು ತಮಮ ಅಂತಿಮ ಴ಶಯದ ಕನೆಯಲಿಲ /ಅನಿವಾಯಯ ಕಾರಣಗ್ಳಿಂದ ಮಧಾ ದಲಿಲ ಕಾಲೇಜು ಬಿಟ್ಟ ಲಿಲ ಕಡ್ಡಾ ಯವಾಗಿ ಗ್ರ ಂಥಾಲಯದ ಷದಷಾ ತವ ಕಾಡಯನ್ನಾ ಹಂತಿರುಗಿಸಿ ಗ್ರ ಂಥಾಲಯದಿಂದ ಬೇ-ಬಾಕಿ ಩ರ ಮಾಣ ಩ತರ ಴ನ್ನಾ (No-Due Certificate) ಩ಡೆಯತಕೆ ದುು .
  9. 9. Library Opening Hours LIBRARY TIMINGS Monday to Friday 10.00 AM to 5.00 PM Saturday 10.00 AM to 3.00 PM Library Book Issue/Return Timings Monday to Friday 10.30 AM to 4.00 PM Saturday 10.30 AM to 1.30 PM During Examinations and vacation our college library functions as usual. Closed on Public Holidays
  10. 10. Library Collections • More than 24ooo Printed Volumes (Books) • Journals/Magazines • Newspapers • Electronic Resources (E-Journals) • Other items in various formats including government documents, Reference materials, Videos and more
  11. 11. Library Collections- Books (Printed Volumes) • Library has good collections of books on various branches of Knowledge • More than 23000 volumes of printed materials (books) • Student Book Ratio: 1:40
  12. 12. Total Library Collections (Printed Volumes) : Subject- Wise Distributions Sl. No. Subject-Wise Distributions of Books Number of Books Available in the Library Number of Titles 1 Commerce and Management 4616 897 2. Computer Science 284 87 3. Economics 2890 145 4. English Language and Literature 2200 985 5. General Studies 1437 710 6. Geography 173 24 7. History 3750 321 8. Kannada Language and Literature 3800 1393 9. Political Science 2200 235 10. Sociology 1397 92 Total 23437 4889
  13. 13. Library Collections- Journals/Magazines • Our Library Subscribes Good Number of Journals/Magazines • Total 16 journals/magazines are subscribing to the library at present • Importance has been given to journals which covers interdisciplinary subjects (i.e., Current Science, Economic and Political Weekly and Down to Earth)
  14. 14. Journals/Magazines Subscribed to the College Library
  15. 15. List of Journals/Magazines Subscribed SL No. Title Periodicity Subject 1. Careers 360 Monthly Commerce 2. Creative Image Bimonthly Arts and Culture 3. Current Science Fortnightly General Science 4. Down to Earth Fortnightly Environmental Science 5. Economic and Political Weekly Weekly Social Science 6. Frontline Fortnightly Contemporary Issues 7. Haruhu-Kuruhu ಅರುಹು-ಕುರುಹು Quarterly Kannada 8. Hosathu (ಹಷತು) Monthly Kannada 9. Krishimithra (ಕೃಷಿಮಿತರ ) Monthly Agriculture 10. Mayaura (ಮಯೂರ) Monthly Kannada
  16. 16. List of Journals/Magazines Subscribed Conti… SL No. Title Periodicity Subject 11. Spardha Chithra ಷಪ ರ್ಧಯ ಚೈತರ Monthly General Knowledge 12. Spardha Spurthi ಷಪ ರ್ಧಯಸೂಪ ತಿಯ Monthly General Knowledge 13. Sudha (ಸುರ್ಧ) Weekly Kannada 14. Taranga (ತರಂಗ್) Weekly Kannada 15. Udyoga Varthe (ಉದ್ಾ ೀಗ್ವಾತೆಯ) Fortnightly Employment News 16. Yojana (ಯೀಜನ್ನ) Monthly Social Sciences & Humanities
  17. 17. Library Collections- Newspapers • Newspapers are the key source of information on current affairs • It helps one to keep abreast with current information • Help us to enhance our knowledge on various issues • Good Source of information on sports and Entertainment • Help us to cultivate reading habits • Help us to have snippets of latest developments in the field of science and technology
  18. 18. List of Newspapers Subscribed in the College Library SL. No. Name o f the Newspaper Numbers 1. Andolana ( ಆಂದ್ೀಲನ) 01 2. Deccan Herald 01 3. Kannada Prabha (ಕನಾ ಡ ಩ರ ಭ) 02 4. Mysore Mithra (ಮೈಸೂರು ಮಿತರ ) 01 5. Prajavani (಩ರ ಜಾವಾಣಿ) 02 6. The Hindu 01 7. The Times of India 01 8. Vijay Karnataka (ವಿಜಯ ಕನ್ನಯಟ್ಕ) 02 9. Vijaya Vani (ವಿಜಯವಾಣಿ) 01 Total 12 English Newspapers- 03 Kannada Newspapers-06
  19. 19. Library Collections-Electronic Resources (N-LIST) • GFGC Periyapatna Library is also has made provisions for its users to access electronic resources through INFLIBNET N-LIST Program • GFGC Periyapatna is part of the N-LIST Programme and has obtained the membership to access N-LIST Electronic Resources since June 2016
  20. 20. Library Collections-Electronic Resources Electronic Resource is nothing but which can be accessed by computer- in particular, via email, CD-ROM, or more commonly via the World Wide Web Because of currency (up to date information), convenience, relational mobility, low costs of contents libraries are making provisions for its users to access e-resources through purchase, subscription, consortia basis and freely available electronic resources
  21. 21. Full-Text E-Journals Accessible Through N-LIST SL No E-Resources Number of Journals Accessible Publishing Country 1. American Institute of Physics 18 USA 2. American Physical Institute 10 USA 3. Annual Reviews 33 USA 4. Cambridge University Press 224 UK 5. Economic & Political Weekly 01 India 6. Indian Journals 186 India 7. Institute of Physics 46 UK 8. JSTOR 2500 USA 9. Oxford University Press 206 UK 10. Royal Society of Chemistry 29 UK 11. HW Wilson 3075 USA Total 6328
  22. 22. E-Books Accessible Through N-LIST SL. No. E-Books Publishers/Vendors Number of Books Publishing Country 1. E-brary 124212 UK 2. Cambridge Books Online 1800 UK 3. EBSCO-Host NetLibrary 936 USA 4. Hindustan Book Agency 65 India 5. Institute of South East Asian Studies (ISEAS) Books 382 India 6. Oxford Scholarship Online 1402 UK 7. Springer e-book 2300 Germany 8. Taylor & Francis E-Book 1800 UK 9. Myilibrary-McGraw Hill 1124 USA 10. Sage Publications eBook 1000 UK 11. Open Access (Net Library) 3500 US Total 138521
  23. 23. Library Collections-Electronic Resources (CD-ROMs/DVDs) • The Library has a good collections of CD ROMs on various topics and also some of the movies of national and international acclaimed. • The library has almost 70 CDs/DVDs on various topics mainly film CDs/DVDs • Students can borrow the films available in CD ROMs from the library • Film CDs/DVDs are also used to screen in the computer lab or class rooms for students • Library is in the process to build a good collections of Academy Award and National Award winning films available in CDs/DVD format
  24. 24. Films (CDs/DVDs) Available in the College Library
  25. 25. Library Resources in a Nutshell SL No. Type of Resources In Numbers 1. Number of Books 23347 2. Number of Titles 4889 3. Reference Books (Includes dictionary/Encyclopaedia/Competitive examination books/Year Books, etc.) 1437 4. Number of Journals/Magazines 16 5. Newspapers 13 6. E-Resources Subscribed through N-LIST (E-Books + E-Journals) 138521+ 6328 7. CD-ROMs of Various Genre 68
  26. 26. Library Services Provide at the GFGC Periyapatna Following Library Services have been Providing for the students and teaching Community  Circulation Service  Reference Service  Book Bank Facilities for SC/ST students  Question Bank Facilities  Over Night Borrowing Facilities for Faculty and Students  Photocopying and Printing Facilities  Library Orientation Program  Internet Facility  Career Guidance and Counselling For Students  Weeding Out Policy
  27. 27. Library Services: Circulation • The circulation desk in the college library performs following functions – Lending library books to the student and teaching staff – Returns and reservation of library books – Collecting user statistics (Patron Transactions) – Safeguarding library books from mutilation and damaging – Assisting students and teaching community at the circulation desk – Charging overdue fines
  28. 28. Library Services: Circulation (Lending Service for Students and Faculty) SL No Library Users Number of Books Issued Period 1 Students (First and Second Year) 3 Books 15 Days 2. Students (Final Year) 5 Books 15 Days 3. Teaching Community 05 Books 6 Months 4. Non-Teaching Staff 05 Books 6 Months
  29. 29. Library Services: Circulation (Single Card System for Borrowing Library Books)
  30. 30. Library Service: Reference Service • We are providing reference service for both faculty and students • Whenever there is a information need for students and faculty we are helping them to find and use it • We have a good collections of reference materials such as Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Thesaurus, Yearbooks, General Studies Manuals, Atlases and Government documents etc. • The library has all the 36 volumes of Britannica Encyclopedia • Everyday an on average 120 students visits library reference and reading newspapers
  31. 31. Library Service: Book Bank Facilities • Book bank facility is one of the important facilities for students coming from underprivileged sections of the society • GFGC-Periyapatna library provides book bank facilities for SC/ST students • Books will be issued at the beginning of the each semester and collects back after their completion of examinations. • Students who have come from underprivileged sections of the society have taken this benefit and excelled in their academics.
  32. 32. Library Services-Question Banks (Old Question Papers for Reference) • Library has also made provisions for students to refer old question papers for preparing their examinations • Students are allowed to use old question papers from Monday to Friday between 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm. • The library preserves previous four years question papers. • Students are allowed to take the photocopy the question papers using their mobile phones • In certain occasions photocopy facility is provided for students • Planned to provide e-versions of the question papers in the coming days
  33. 33. Library Service: Over Night Borrowing Facilities for Faculty and Students • Library is extending over night borrowing facility for teaching and students community • This service is provided when the borrowing limits of the faculty and students exceeds. • The borrower has to return the books immediately after a day or two. • This facility helped many students and teachers when there is an urgent need of library materials.
  34. 34. • The computer attached to the librarian desk is having the Internet connection through College LAN • The computer system is used to access N-LIST and other electronic resources • The library staff is assisting students and faculty in identifying information on the web and also filling online applications for scholarships and jobs. Library Service: Internet Facility
  35. 35. Library Service: Career Guidance and Counselling for Students • The library is offering career guidance and counselling for students in its own way. • College library is subscribing Udyoga Varthe, Sparda Spurthi and Sparda Chaithra magazines which contains information on various job openings in government and other sectors. It is the pride of the library to document here that two of our students who had seek the career guidance in the year 2012 and 2014 have successfully excelled in their field.
  36. 36. Library Best Practices ( Library Automation or Computerization) Library automation is the use of data processing machines (computer) to carry out traditional library activities such as acquisitions, cataloguing, circulation, serial control and other library related activities. • The Library automation work is under process (Data entry is going on) • The Library is using E-Granthalaya 4.0 ILMS which is hosted on the cloud • The library software is developed by National Informatics Centre (NIC), New Delhi • At present the library OPAC of GFGC Periyapatna is searchable with limited number of documents • In the due course of time complete searchable Web OPAC will be made available.
  37. 37. GFGC-Periyapatna Web OPAC Search Interface of E-Granthalaya ILMS
  38. 38. Best Practices (Organizing interdisciplinary talks/speeches ) • This is one of the Unique aspects of the GFGC-Periyapatna library • The Library has been organizing various interdisciplinary talks in collaboration with other Departments Following Talks/Speeches have been organized in the last two years
  39. 39. Talks/Speeches Organized at the College by the Library SL No. Title of the Talk/Lecture Resource Persons Date in which the program was conducted 01 “Is Tobacco Good for Human Consumption?” (“ತಂಬಾಕು ಮನ್ನಶಾ ರಗ್ಗ ಅ಴ವಾ ವೇ?”) Sri. Vasanth Kumar Mysoremath, Convener, Anti- Tobacco Forum (ATF), Mysuru 30-03-2015 02 “Farmers Suicide and Remedial Measures” “ರೈತರ ಆತಮ ಸತೆಾ ಮತುತ ಩ರಹಾರ ಸಾಧಾ ತೆಗ್ಳು” Dr. B.J. Vijay Kumar Social Activist Sri. Subramanaya President, Taluk Journalists Association, Periyapatna 28-09-2015 03 “Our Lakes” “ನಮ್ಮಮ ರ ಕ್ಕರೆಗ್ಳು" Sri. Naveen Kumar, Reporter, Vijay Karnataka Daily Newspaper, Periyapatna 26-09-2016
  40. 40. Best Practices (Display of Unique Images) • This is another unique practice that is being implemented in the library • Pictures or paintings can ignite new ideas or imagination • In order to create or encourage our students to develop the aesthetics of images the college library posts/displays images (photos/paintings) of various kinds in its notice board every fortnight. • This has attracted the attention of our students
  41. 41. Best Practices Display of New Arrivals • The college library displays new arrivals as and when new books are procured to the library. • There is a separate display rack put in place in the library to display new arrivals.
  42. 42. Best Practices Librarian’s Day Celebrations • Library is organizing various programmes to celebrate librarian’s day in the college • In the last two years following programs have been organized in the college on the occasion of librarian’s day SL .No. Librarians Day Celebrations Date in which the program was conducted 01 Special Lecture on “Book Culture” (Resource Person: Dr. Satish Chandra, Associate Professor, Govt. First Grade College, Saligrama) 26-08-2015 02 Organized Quiz Competition for Students 12-08-2016
  43. 43. Best Practices Receiving Suggestions and Feedback • We at the GFGC-Periyapatna library have the practice of interacting with students to improve the existing facilities • Whenever students approach us for purchasing new titles, the library has given at most importance to procure the titles • Library receives feedback from outgoing students by interacting with them • Now formal suggestion box have been put in place to receive suggestions and feedback from students and teaching community
  44. 44. Library Staff Details Name Designation Educational Qualification Vasantha Raju N. Librarian MLISc, Ph.D. Pallavi Library Assistant BA, B.Ed.
  45. 45. PHOTOS Library Resources in a Snapshot-1
  46. 46. Students and Faculty Reading Newspapers and Magazines
  47. 47. Thank You ?