SRI C. ACHUTHA MENON GOVERNMENT COLLEGE, THRISSUR
Affiliated to University of Calicut
  • Phone No : 0487 2353022
  • Fax No : 0487 2353022
  • Email : govtcollegetcr@yahoo.co.in
Library

The college has a general library, which was started along with the inception of the college. General library is housed in an independent block. Library is open to all students and members of staff of the college. General library supports academic activities of the institution through its rich collection of information resources. The library is equipped with 42000+ physical collections of books in the area of Economics, History, Computer science, Commerce, Literature (English, Hindi & Sanskrit), Political Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Psychology and management studies. We also have titles on competitive examinations and special collection on Buddhism and Gandhian literature. In addition to books, library subscribes to periodicals and newspapers for its users. SCAM subscribe to N-LIST which provide access to e-resources subscribed by the UGC-INfoNet Digital Library Consortium. Library is partially automated with Koha: Open source Library Management Software. Books are classified according to Dewey decimal classification. Link to access N-LIST is as follows:

http://iproxy.inflibnet.ac.in:2048/login

Following are the circulation limit books for different membership categories.

Sl No. Membership Category Number of books allowed
1 UG students 5 books for 14 days
2 PG students 10 books for 14 days
3 Faculty 10 books for 14 days

General Library rules

  1. ID card is compulsory for getting access to library.
  2. Users should sign in the register at the entrance before entering the library.
  3. Leave your personal belongings at the property counter.
  4. All library users should maintain silence in the library.
  5. Users are instructed to check the books while borrowing and they will be responsible for any mutilation noticed at the time of return.
  6. Users should not underline on books, mark any text or do not fold papers.
  7. Make sure to return the borrowed items by the due date. Further issue or renewal will be suspended until the overdue items have been returned.
  8. Do not authorise any person to use your identity card to avail books from library. Also the books borrowed from library are not transferable.
  9. If the borrowed books are lost or heavily damaged, patron should replace the books of the same edition or latest edition.
  10. Reference books, periodicals, dailies etc. will not be issued on loan.
  11. Do not take any book or other library material out of the library without following the borrowing procedures.
  12. Librarian reserve the right to recall books for valid reasons.

Name and Designation of Library staff

1          Sabithamol E.C     –    Librarian

2          Dixon V.S              –     Library attendant

3          Smitha V                –    Library attendant

4          Subhash A D         –    Library attendant

5          Rajitha V R            –    Library intern

6          Sunila N S              –    Library intern

Library Co-ordinator : Shajimon I J , Assistant Professor, Department of History

Apart from the central library, there is a department library in all the PG departments under the control of a faculty member of the department. Students can make use of this facility for reference. Books are issued to PG students from this library.

A book bank is functioning in almost every department of the college. Retired faculty, alumni, faculty, parents and other well-wishers of the college, contributes the books to book bank. Once in an academic year the departments conduct a book exhibition in order to make the students familiar with the titles.