University College of Science Library

The Library and Information Center of University College of Science was established along with the College, it started functioning from the year 1940. The Library is located in the centre of the College premises for the easy access. The library has adopted an open access approach right from the beginning.

The collection of the Library is rich and diverse, especially in terms of breadth and depth of coverage in the areas of Life sciences, Physical Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Biological Sciences and Computer Science and is growing at a very fast pace to match the changing needs of the students and staff of the college. It has a collection of over 45,000 which include Books, Reference Books CD’s & DVD’S, Back volumes, Magazines, Project reports of the M.Sc. students and other reading Materials. Library subscribes 31 periodicals in the various fields of Science and Technology.

A small collection of books is marked as “Reference”. They include the Encyclopedia, Dictionaries, Atlases and some of the reference text books in the disciplines and are to be used only in the library. Some of the reference works are available in CDs & DVDs.

The Library offers services such as Table of Contents Service for journals subscribed, Reference Services, Referral Service, Inter Library Loan, Current content services, Circulation Service including Weekly display of recent additions of periodicals and books, Photocopy service etc.

Vision:

  • To build the Library as centre of excellence.
  • To develop the Automated Library for ease of information retrieval.
  • To develop crucial capabilities in preparing the students of Tumkur University for mastering wide range of expertise to deliver their jobs better.
  • To cater multidimensional role in establishing partnerships at global level.

Mission:

  • To build the Library as centre of excellence.
  • To develop the Automated Library for ease of information retrieval.
  • To develop crucial capabilities in preparing the students of Tumkur University for mastering wide range of expertise to deliver their jobs better.
  • To cater multidimensional role in establishing partnerships at global level..

Collection:

Sl. No.                           Name of the Resource                            No. of Books

1                                       General Books                                            25955
2                                       SC/ST Books                                              7361
3                                       UGC Books                                                 9514
4                                       Post Graduate Books                                   884
5                                       Tumkur University Books                             676
                                         Total Number of Books                            44390

Sl. No.                             Name of the Resource                       No. of Books
1                                         Journals & Magazines                                31
2                                         Newspapers                                             14
3                                         Project Reports                                        50
4                                         CD/DVD                                                 100
Library Hours:
Monday to Friday 10 AM to 5 PM
Saturday 10 AM to 2 PM
Library remains closed on Sundays and Public holidays.

Library Staff:

Rajalaxmi A Govanakoppa

- Assistant Librarian -

Ph: 0816-2251096 -

Email: rajalaxmi.ag@gmail.com