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.
- To promote reading habit among staff and students.
- Extensive use of reading materials.
- To provide every reader reading materials of his/ her choice.
- To see that every book has its reader.
- To develop the Library in this growing organization with the addition of considerable number of books every year.
- 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).
Library Membership & Collections
The users of the library of our College are categorized under the following heads
|Category of Users
||No. of Tickets
||10 tickets per head
|Ph.D./ M.Phil. Scholars
||2 tickets per head
||2 tickets per head
||2 tickets per head
|Total number of Books
|Number of Book Bank Books
|No. of Journals
|No. of Magazines
|No. of Dailies
Department wise Details
||Total No. Volumes
||Computer Science Department
||Costume Design & Fashion Technology Department
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.
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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.