Dr. N.G.P Arts And Science College
Autonomous | Affiliated to Bharathiar University, Coimbatore
TamilNadu, India.
Online Public Access Catalog
About Central Library

Central Library plays a vital role in furthering the academic and research mission and facilitates creation and dissemination of knowledge. The Central library is established on the first floor of the college wing. It possesses around 15000 sq. ft. and can accommodate about 350 students at a time. The library is furnished with appropriate ventilation, lighting, and fans.

Central Library manages knowledge, both in print and digital formats, Beside holding an excellent print collection of over 38000 volumes of books, more than 5060 Back volumes, 260 journals and 4100 Project Reports/Thesis, it also provides access to over 1,95,809+ electronic books, 6,293+ electronic journals and databases in Biosciences, Computer technology, social sciences and management. The Central Library is fully automated and photocopying facility is also available inside the library. Library also having Wi Fi facility. The library made a significant progress during the year.

Library Collection

Collection building is one of the important functions of the library that supports academic and research work of the students, faculty, staff and other users. Library collection comprising of books, journals, theses, reports, and other reading material in science, Computer technology, Commerce and management and is its greatest asset. Special care was taken to neatly maintain the library stacks to facilitate users to locate the desired document quickly.

S. No Particulars Numbers
1 Books available 38000
2 E - Books available 1, 95,809+
3 Journals/Magazines 260
4 Bound Volumes of Journals 5060
5 Project Report 4100
6 E-Journals - Subscription N-List, ScienceDirect & IEEE Xplore DELNET NDL
7 Financial Database ProwessIQ - CMIE
Sharing of Resource

The library maintains excellent relations with UGC InfoNet - Digital Library Consortium (N-LIST). So our staff and student community may use ILL services to obtain articles not owned by the central library.

Users Education

Users' education is an important regular activity of the library to inform, alert, educate and train users about various resources and services of the library. In addition to orientation programmes organized for new students, The College Hand Book & Calendar "Library Rules and Regulation" continues to be a popular medium to give detailed information about activities and services of the library.

Library Services: Reference, Consultation & Circulation

Circulation service helps users to make full use of library resources and services. It provides necessary assistance to users in locating information or document of their choice. It is open from 08.00 AM to 08.00 PM hrs on all working days and from 09.00 AM to 05.00 PM hrs on Saturdays.

Rules and Regulations

The library rules and regulations are introduced to regularize the use of the library resources and will be reviewed periodically to meet the changing needs.

General Rules
>> Students/staff shall swipe their Library card in the card reader while entering and leaving the library.
>> Personal belongings should be left on the rack provided at the entrance of the library.
>> Strict silence should be maintained in the library.
>> The library will function from 8.00 am - 8.00 pm Book return time: 8.00 am - 12.00 pm Book Issue time: 8.00 am - 6.00 pm
>> The library will be closed on Sundays and other government holidays.
>> The library is fully computerized and has the OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) Facility.
>> Except loose sheets and money purse, personal belongings, and library books already issued will not be allowed inside the library.
>> Severe disciplinary action will be taken against the users who are found misusing the library services.
>> Students must return their books at the end of the academic year and obtain a NO DUE certificate from the librarian.
>> Usage of cell phone is prohibited inside the library.
>> Library books are the nation's assets and they belong to all. All users are requested to protect library books against wanton and willful damages, mutilation, theft and other malpractice.