COLLECTIONS & RESOURCES

COLLECTIONS & RESOURCES

COLLECTIONS & RESOURCES

MARYLAND LIBRARY has a collection of more than 23,000 documents comprising of books, theses, audio-visual materials, bound back volumes of journals and magazines to provide information support to its users.

Periodical section acquires/manages journals/periodicals (both in print & electronic form) to provide researchers with resources that are useful to enhance their research projects. To keep its readers abreast with the latest developments the library currently subscribes to 50 Journals (34 National and 16 International Journals), in printed form, 11Newspapers and 32 Magazines, 13 Peer reviewed journals of SAGE Management are also available both online and in print. As Associate Member of ICT Academy of Tamil Nadu we receive its publications regularly the library has also subscribed to British Council Online Membership and NDL of India, a virtual repository of learning resources.

The Open Access System makes the library user-friendly. Library can accommodate 170 students at a time. The library uses a commercial Library Management Software (AUTOLIB), which supports all in-house operations and services of the Library.

The library also hosts Dspace, a digital Institutional repository of research. It contains college publications, University Question Papers, Theses and other related documents. Faculty and researchers may contribute their own publications for uploading in the Dspace.

The Braille Section in the library is equipped with NVDA (Non-Visual Desktop Access) software, which helps to convert video files to audio files. Library also receives Braille magazines from the Anna Centenary Library.

 CIVIL SERVICE SECTION  

The college library has a separate section for IAS books and study material which is open to all registered candidates. The IAS section has books on History, Public Administration, Economics, Commerce and General Studies and updated with latest syllabus of CSAT.  Library subscribes 10 periodicals, 3 newspapers and also Civil Service India E-Magazine. User ID & Password given to all the aspirants of the academy. Civil Service section is updated with books recommended by Correspondent for Civil Services Exams. 

BOOK BANK SECTION 

The book bank facility is provided only for the weaker section students. Reference and textbooks and also other books relevant to U.G and P.G courses are procured and retained in Book bank Section. A student can borrow a maximum of 6 books with a maximum loan period of one semester.

COLLECTIONS

Resources

Collections

Books

23,000

Titles

16,903

Book Bank

1114

Journals

50 Journals (34 National & 16 International Journals, 13  peer-reviewed Sage Management Journals [Hard copy  & Online]

Magazines

32

Journal Back Volumes

930

Magazine Back Volumes

1150

Newspapers

11

Ph.D. Thesis

21

Educational CDs

227

UG & PG Project Reports

260 (UG – 100, PG- 160).