Central Library
           Library is the "Heart" of the institution. Teaching and learning system are supported by library through the supply of reading material. Our library is well equipped with reference books, text books, research materials, journals, periodicals, and newspapers etc. Library building is situated near the main building of the institution. The total area of the library is 6200 sq.ft. Every year the Librarian gives orientation to all the first year degree students on how to use the Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, services provided by the Library etc.
           Newspaper clippings / cuttings on Higher Education, Foreign scholarships, Appointments, etc., are put up in the Library Notice Board for students reference.For efficient administration and function of the Library, the Library Committee is constituted with some senior staff members and representation is also given to the students.Student volunteers are employed on Part – Time basis to assist the Librarian in the activities of the Library.
           Library is fully automated with all its subsystems like LAN connectivity and Wi-Fi. Library Management Software system is incorporated with latest technologies that enables Library to serve its users more efficiently. Specialized service provided by the Library includes INFLIBNET, DELNET, Braille and AUTOLIB.
To enhance the quality of education by ensuring freedom of access to information, and to create opportunities to participate, connect and discover by fostering a love of reading.
To support the academic programmes of our college by providing access to information resources for active research, learning and enjoyment, thereby preparing our users to be lifelong learners.
  1. To promote reading habit among staff and students.
  2. Extensive use of reading materials.
  3. To provide every reader reading materials of his/ her choice.
  4. To see that every book has its reader.
  5. To develop the Library in this growing organization with the addition of considerable number of books every year.
  6. To increase the quest for research activities.
  • Assistance to poor and deserving students.
  • Value added services to differently abled students.
  • User Orientation & Information Literacy to students.
  • Inclusion of library information in college prospectus.
  • Career/ Employment information.
  • Suggestion box and timely response.
  • Displaying new arrivals list.
  • Organizing book exhibition.
  • Conducting Library Week Celebration and distribution of prizes for various competitions. (Quiz , Poster Making, Slogan Writing , Short story writing and Essay Writing Competitions).
Rules & Regulations
  1. The library is open to all the students and the members of the staff of the college.
  2. The library is open from 9.00 A.M. to 5.00 P.M. on all days except Government holidays.
  3. Staff and Students must sign in the Gate Register.
  4. Students must wear ID card. Those who fail to wear the ID card should pay Rs.10/- as fine.
  5. Strict silence is to be maintained in the library.
  6. Each student will be given two library tickets and two books will be issued at a time.
  7. Books borrowed should be returned in ten and fifteen days failing which a fine of 1 Rs/- per book per day will be collected.
  8. On receiving a book, the student must examine and report to the librarian any damage that is found. If she fails to do so, she will be held responsible for any damage and may be asked to pay the cost of the book.
  9. Each student is responsible for the books borrowed by her. For any damage or loss of book, its cost will be collected.
  10. If a book is lost, the borrower is to inform the librarian immediately to avoid overdue fine.
  11. Students are prohibited from bringing into the library personal books, umbrellas, boxes and other personal belongings when they enter the library.
  12. The text books are available to poor deserving students for a semester from the Book Bank on payment of a nominal fee of Rs.10/- per semester. For this, an application duly signed by the Head of the Department should be submitted to the librarian.
  13. Books borrowed during the odd semester holidays should be returned within 3 days after the reopening of the college.
  14. Reference books will not be issued during the lunch break.
  15. Reprographic section serves the users with photocopying facilities.
  16. Computers with internet access for academic browsing are available in the library.
  17. Browsing can be done only during lunch break and after college hours.
  18. The library committee consisting of the librarian and some members of the faculty meets at intervals to consider problems pertaining to the library and gives suggestions for the improvement of library facilities. Any complaint or suggestion regarding the library may be dropped in the suggestion box kept in the library which will be attended to by the committee.
  19. The facilities in the audio-visual room may be used by the students and staff during class hours or leisure hours. Students must be accompanied by a staff member.
Library Membership & Collections
Library Membership
The users of the library of our College are categorized under the following heads
Category of Users No. of Tickets
Staff 10 tickets per head
Ph.D./ M.Phil. Scholars 2 tickets per head
PG Students 2 tickets per head
UG Students 2 tickets per head
Library Collections
Books Collection
Total number of Books 33,782
Number of Book Bank Books 3610
No. of Journals 207
No. of Magazines 13
No. of Dailies 6
e-Books 41,00,000 books
e-Journals 7,74,300 Journals
Department wise Details
Sl.No Departments Total No. Volumes
1 Tamil Department 6,312 books
2 English Department 4,088 books
3 Physics department 1,556 books
4 Chemistry department 1,228 books
5 Botany Department 1,786 books
6 Zoology Department 1,227 books
7 Computer Science Department 1,102 books
8 Mathematics Department 1,562 books
9 Commerce Department 2,626 books
10 Economics Department 1,223 books
11 History Department 2,761 books
12 Costume Design & Fashion Technology Department 144 books
13 General 2,622 books
14 Religion 932 books
15 Malayalam 744 books
Designation Photo Name & Qualification Description
Librarian Bishop Dr.K.S.ALVI MLISC.
M.Phil, PGDCA, Ph.D.
She completed her B.Sc Chemistry Degree in Nesamony Memorial Christian College. After that she completed her BLISC degree Manonmaniam Sundaranar University with First Class, MLISC degree from Madurai Kamaraj University with First Class and M.Phil Degree from Annamalai University with high Distinction . Currently she was awarded with Ph.D degree by Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli. She has been working here in this esteemed institution for last 6 years. Also she has attended 10 state level seminars attended and presented 6 National and international papers.
Services & Sections
Activities of the academic year 2020-2021
          The Central Library of Women’s Christian College, Nagercoil organized a "National Level E-Quiz on Research Ethics" for Faculty members, Research scholars and Students dated from 15/06/2020 to 22/06/2020. 797 participants across the nation attended the quiz. and e-certificates were issued to all the participants.
Registration Link : https://forms.gle/3q7VzBKJSVgXodbTA
         A National Webinar on A JOURNEY THROUGH REVIEW OF LITERATURE was conducted on 26th August 2020 in association with XCELERATING MINDS, BSE-IPF,Mumbai and Cape Forum - You Trust. Dr. S. Muthulakshmi. Assistant Professor of Commerce, V.H.N.S.N. College (Autonomous), Virudhunagar was the Resource Person.
Activities of the academic year 2016-2017
          Special prizes were given to the students who used the maximum number of books during the College Annual Day Celebration. Lydia J. of III B.Sc Physics & Sreeja G.V. of II M.Sc Maths (S.F) got for the Best User Library Award (BULA) for the year 2016 - 2017.
Activities of the academic year 2017-2018
          A demonstration programme on INFLIBNET and DELNET was provided to Staff members, Research Scholars and Post graduate students. Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi) connection was also made available from 2017 onwards. Four new computers with internet access were added to the Network Research section.
         Special prizes were given to the students who used the maximum number of books during the College Annual Day Celebration. Miss T. Viji Gowsaliya of III B.A Tamil & Miss I.JENEFA II M.Sc Maths (S.F) was selected for the Best User Library Award (BULA) in the year 2017 - 2018.
Activities of the academic year 2018-2019
          Special prizes were given to the students who used the maximum number of books during the College Annual Day Celebration. Miss N. Vairam of III B.Sc Maths (R) & Miss V.S.Shilpi II M.Sc. Chemistry (S.F) was selected for the Best User Library Award (BULA) in the year 2018 - 2019.
         Special prizes are given to the staff who used the maximum number of books during the College Annual Day Celebration Dr.D.Dela Christabel was selected for the Best User Library Award (BULA) in the year 2018 - 2019.
         The Library week was celebrated from 18/02/2019 to 21/02/2019. A State Level Workshop was conducted on 21/02/2019 on the topic "Scientific Writing for Research Publication". Dr. M. Suralinidhi, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli was the Resource Person.
Activities of the academic year 2019-2020
          This academic year 2019-2020 started with the orientation programme to the Ist year UG students. The students were informed of the library rules and regulations. Training were given on how to use the various sections of the Library, to use internet, to borrow books, book issue timings and other information.
         A demonstration programme of Online Service, INFLIBNET N-list (to download articles from National and International Journals) was conducted for all the first year PG, M.Phil students including Ph.D Research Scholars. We also taught the students about the library maintenance on how to handle the library books during the library hours.
         Special prizes were given to the students who used the maximum number of books during the College Annual Day Celebration Miss Jafna Nihar Y of II B.A Tamil & Miss. Afra M II M.Sc. Botany was selected for the Best User Library Award (BULA) in the year 2019 - 2020.
         Special prizes were given to the students who used the maximum number of books during the College Annual Day Celebration Dr.D.Dela Christabel was selected for the Best User Library Award (BULA) in the year 2019 - 2020.
          INFLIBNET NList :- An Initiative of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). This project is administered by INFLIBNET under the NME-ICT now funded by UGC, as college component under e-Shodh Sindhu Consortium. The NList of INFLIBNET online E-resources is available through username and password and can be accessed anywhere in the world. Our college is an institution member and have subscribed to the NList services for the benefit of staff, Research scholars and Students.