About Library and Infromation Center

The M S Ramaiah Arts, Science and Commerce Library and Information Centre serves as the heart of MSRCASC, continuously striving to enhance its resources to promote knowledge acquisition and dissemination, offering an enriching educational experience to all. Library administrative tasks are streamlined with the implementation of Libsoft 12.0.0 Library Automation, simplifying book browsing, reservations, and borrowing processes.

Covering a total carpet area of 6,909 Sq. Ft, the library provides ample reading space for up to 250 students simultaneously. For added security, it is equipped with 10 CCTV cameras. MSRCASC Library is committed to continual improvement for its users.The Central Library boasts an impressive collection of 27,820 Books, featuring 12,731 Titles, and 4,091 Reference books from reputable publishers.

Library Policies

Vision

To serve the information needs of its users, as a center of intense intellectual inquiry, the RCASC Library shares with the intuition the aspiration to be the most dynamic learning environment.

Mission

Build collections and create tools to support research, teaching, and learning. provide access to and promote the discovery and use of local and external information resources. Ensure the preservation and long-lasting availability of Library collections and resources. Develop, encourage, and sustain expertise, skill, commitment and an innovative spirit in its staff to provide library services and resources. Increase collaboration with students and faculties.

Objectives

Library is to serve the information needs of the faculties and students to build up a sample collection of Books, Journals, E-services and Institution Repository. To promote optimum use of Library Materials Provided Internet service to users to strive to advance methods of Health Information provision through modern Information Technology to identify the problems faced by the users while the library and its resources to know the purpose and motivations of visiting the library.

Rules and Regulations

  • Only registered members are allowed to use the Library.
  • Registered members are issued a Library membership identity card.
  • Members should produce their ID cards at the entrance of the Library.
  • Readers should observe strict silence and switch off their Mobile phones in the Library premises.
  • Borrower's tickets/Library membership ID cards issued by the library are non-transferable.
  • Books are normally issued for a fortnight.
  • Reference books and periodicals are not issued out.
  • Borrowers must satisfy themselves with the physical condition of books before borrowing.
  • Members are responsible for books issued against their tickets.
  • Issued books returned after due date attract overdue charges.
  • Readers are not allowed to bring personal books or any printed material and other personal belongings like bags, umbrellas, etc. inside the Library. These materials are to be kept at the Property Counter at their own risk.
  • Readers are advised not to leave their precious and valuable items like money, passport, credit card etc. at the Property Counter.
  • Readers should not write in, mark or otherwise disfigure/damage books, furniture, etc.
  • Library can recall any issued book even before the due date.

Library Open Hours

Day Open Hours
Monday to Friday 8:30AM - 5:30PM
Saturday 8:30AM - 2:30PM

Library Services & Facilities

  • Open Access Systems
  • Content Page service for current journals
  • Bibliographical search service from Library as well as from other
  • Internet search facility
  • Document Delivery Service
  • Network Based Service
  • Digital and E-Resource Services
  • Short-term borrowing facilities for reference books
  • Newspaper clipping services
  • OPAC Service
  • Library orientation to users
  • Reference Service
  • Thesis and Dissertations
  • Collections of Project Reports
  • University Model question papers and syllabus reference
  • Full text databases
  • Book Exhibition
Library Borrowers Tickets
Users Cards Timeline
UG Students 02 Cards 15 Days
PG Students 03 Cards 15 Days
Book Bank 01 Card 15 Days
Faculty Members 10 Cards 30 Days
Non-Teaching Staff Members 05 Cards 30 Days

Electronic Resources

Digital Library

The MSRCASC Library & Information Centre is a housed Library Server running through software called ‘Libsoft Version12.0.0 -Through the Digital library, content and library collections in digital formats and other Institutional data is made accessible to users. MSRCASC Library has already initiated and collected e-resources in physical form CD-ROM’s, Audio Cassettes, etc., also providing the facility to access e-journals, e-databases, abstracts & indexes under UGC-Info Net E-Consortia Programme.

The following Services are available through the Digital Library:
  • Syllabus-UG & PG
  • Question Papers-UG & PG
  • Institutional Repositories
  • e-Journals & eBooks
  • Institutional Membership
    • ProQuest
    • DELNET
    • INFLIBNET-N-List
    • IBM-SPSS
    • DrillBit Plagiarism Checker
Resources to Follow
UGC Digital Initiative
Education Loans

Library Collections

Books
Journals
Magazines
Newspapers
Books No. of Books
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Reference Books  
Total No of Books  
Journals No. of Journals
National Journals  
International Journals  

Library Staff Members

  1. Mr. Kiran Nandi - CV
  2. Ms. Chithrakala M G - CV

Contact Us

  1. Email- librarian@msrcasc.edu.in
  2. Mr. Kiran Nandi - kirannandilibrary@msrcasc.edu.in
  3. Ms. Chithrakala M G - chitralibrary@ msrcasc.edu.in

Library Best User Award

To motivate the students to make the efficient use of the library and its services, the 'Best Library User Award' has been started from 2017-18.

  • Two students are selected one from UG and One from PG.
  • On the basis of the statistical data, accession of books, reading aptitude of the student, utilization of library resources, discipline and the review of the Library Advisory committee.
  • Every year this Award conferred on the occasion of Annual Recognition Day.