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WELCOME to Dr A P J ABDUL KALAM CENTRAL LIBRARY

 

LIBRARY INFORMATION CENTRE

The Library was started in the year 1988 with about 600 books, grown to have 27865 books in 2019. During the month of June 2015 the Library was shifted to a separate building with three storage building named Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Central Library. Library is housed in a magnificent building almost in the centre of the campus occupying the carpet area of 7,347 sq.ft The library system in the college includes a Central Library and Departmental Libraries.

VISION

  • To provide a student-centred learning environment that facilitates transference of information and to cater to the needs of its users to access it.
  • To explore and implement innovative technologies and services to deliver information and scholarly resources, conveniently to users in the campus.

OBJECTIVES

  • The Library intends to incorporate the latest technology and adopt user friendly approach towards students and faculty
  • We develop, organize, provide access to and preserve materials to meet the needs of present and future generations of students and scholars
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WORKING HOURS

The library will remain open on all days, except Sundays and Govt. Holidays

  • Monday to Friday   – 8.15 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.
  • Saturday                   – 8.15 a.m. to 2.00 p.m.
  • Examination days   – 8.15 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.

EXTENDED WORKING HOURS

  • Monday to Sunday   – 6.30pm to 9.00pm

SEATING FACILITIES

  • Seating capacity of the Central Library for 200 users

LIBRARY COLLECTIONS

LIBRARY AUTOMATION

SUBSCRIBED PERIODICALS (PRINT)

RARE COLLECTIONS

NETWORKS WITH OTHER LIBRARIES

SUBSCRIPTIONS

Our Central Library is subscribed 208 National and International Journals and Magazines for various disciplines. Necessary steps have been taken to subscribe more number of journals and magazines to enhance the research activities.

INTERNET

INTERNET facility is available in the library to access e-books and e-journals, which are useful to research scholars to enhance their quality of research activities.

AUTOMATION OF LIBRARY

TBAK Library is fully computerized using an integrated multi-user library management system. Bibliographic records of book collections, periodicals, Thesis, Reports, Proceedings, News clippings and CDs/DVDs are available in library database and are accessible through Library OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue).

BAR-CODED CIRCULATION SYSTEM

The Library uses Bar-Code technology system for circulation of books (Issue/Return/Renewal) since September 2011

FUTURE PLAN

  • To digitalize the available resources and thus making the library a digital library
  • RFID System for Library
  • To take membership of more libraries and share their resource
  • To make use of open source tools for online education
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VALUE ADDED SERVICES

  • “Know your Library” – Programme for freshers to motivate and to initiate the meaningful use of library
  • Library services offered for other academic institutions
  • Career Guidance/Employment Services for competitive examinations like UGC, NET, SLET, CAT, GRE, TOEFL and Entry into services
  • University model question papers reference
  • Book bank scheme – Lending textbooks to those students who cannot afford to buy books.
  • Book Exhibitions on different subject clusters are periodically conducted.
  • Separate Xerox wing in the library to get photocopies of study materials

BEST PRACTICES 

INNOVATIVE PRACTICES 

  • Book review competition
  • Best User Award
  • Earn while you learn Scheme for students
  • Display of New Arrivals
  • Braille Service for Visually Challenged Students
  • Book Preservations (Pest control)
  • Extended Working Hours (Night Shift)
  • Reading Club for PG students – Collaborative with English Dept.
  • Content Alert Service
  • E-Mail Alert Service
  • Facilities for Toppers (Provide extra 2 books)

 

LIBRARY RULES AND REGULATIONS

  • Open access system is followed.
  • Silence should be strictly observed in the library.
  • Bags/belongings are not allowed inside the library
  • On entering the library, only paper and pen can be taken in for reference work. The ID card and brown cover or newspaper shall be taken in when books have to be borrowed
  • Reference books, magazines and journals will be issued for overnight only.
  • The books are to be left on the reading table and need not be replaced in the shelves after reading or reference.
  • All books and journals must be returned on or before the due date.
  • Library books are to be used with utmost care and to be returned without any damage.
  • Students should not write or draw anything on the books, periodicals and newspapers.
  • The college library runs a book bank for the benefit of the poor students.
  • Alumnae students, mothers of the Pearl Montessori School students and teachers of the local schools, community college staff and Housewives of kilakarai can make use of the college library after the college working hours.
  • The library accepts donations of manuscripts, books and journals etc., which are found useful to the students
  • Usage of mobile phones is not permitted inside the library.
  • Students & Staff must produce the Identity Cards while borrowing the books
  • All books must be returned to the library before the end of the semester
  • Members must replace the book if lost with latest edition along with overdue charges.
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Sl. No.

Name

Website

DOAJ https://doaj.org/
DOAR http://www.opendoar.org/
Free Tech Book http://www.freetechbooks.com/
Budapest Open Access Initiative http://www.budapestopenaccessinitiative.org/
Public Library of Science https://www.plos.org/
African Journals On Line (AJOL) https://www.ajol.info/
Electronic Information for Libraries http://www.eifl.net/
Wikepedia https://www.wikipedia.org/
OAIster http://www.oclc.org/en/oaister.html
Journal Seek University of Nevada Collection of Free Electronic Journals http://journalseek.net/
Free Medical Journals http://www.freemedicaljournals.com/
Springer Open Access https://link.springer.com/

E-BOOKS LINK

S.No

Name

Website

  1.  
Directory of open access Book https://www.doabooks.org
  1.  
PDF Drive https://www.pdfdrive.net/
  1.  
Get Free Books https://www.getfreeebooks.com/
  1.  
Big universe https://www.biguniverse.com/
  1.  
IBIBLIO https://www.ibiblio.org/
  1.  
ebook Lobby http://www.ebooklobby.com/
  1.  
Book boon www.bookboon.com
  1.  
Bookee http://ebookee.org
  1.  
Share Book Free http://sharebookfree.com
  1.  
Obooko www.obooko.com
  1.  
Many Books www.manybooks.net
  1.  
Free Computer Books http://freecomputerbooks.com
  1.  
University Essay from Sweden www.essays.se
  1.  
Pink Monkey http://www.pinkmonkey.com/index2.asp
  1.  
Open Library https://openlibrary.org/
  1.  
Wayback Machine https://archive.org/
  1.  
Google Books https://books.google.co.in/
  1.  
Smashwords https://www.smashwords.com/
  1.  
24 symbols https://www.24symbols.com
  1.  
Hot free books http://www.hotfreebooks.com
  1.  
Good Reads https://www.goodreads.com/ebooks
  1.  
Free Tech Book http://www.freetechbooks.com/
  1.  
Online Programming books https://www.onlineprogrammingbooks.com/
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STAFF PROFILE

 

Name Qualification Designation Date of Joining
Dr S Sirajunissa Begum M A, MLISc  M Phil Ph D Chief Librarian 29.06.1988
Ms P Sumathi B Com M LISc M Phil DCS  (PhD) Librarian 01.10.2010
Ms R Sargunapathi M A MLISc M Phil (PhD) Librarian 11.10.2010
Supportive Staff
Ms D Jaleela Begum Attendant 01.07.2000
Ms G Ponmari MA Library Assistant 17.06.2009
Ms A Sivakami B.Com Library Assistant 28.11.2010
Ms I.Prashanthini ME Tech.  Assistant 24.10.2018
Ms V M Rengalakshmi BA,HDCA Attendant 10.10.2016

Faculty Participation and Presentation of Seminar/Conference/Training Programme

DR S SIRAJUNISSA BEGUM

S.

No

Date Topic Place Workshop/

Seminar/

Conference

ISBN/ISSN Number
1 08.09.2018 Role of Libraries in Creating a Knowledge Society (SALIS 2018) and presented a paper on Role of Institutional Repository in Academic Libraries an Open Software Department of Library and Information Science

Alagappa University Karaikudi

National Conference ISBN No. 978-93-85469-05-3

 

2 25.02.2017 Access to Electronic Resources Sharing through Library Networking of Academic Libraries in India Department of Library and Information Science, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli-620 024 International Conference ISBN No.

978-93-85399-86-2

P.No-600-603

3 02.04.2016 Accreditation and Quality Management in Library Services: NAAC and NBA Parameters Academic Library Association at American College, Madurai National

Seminar

4 19.03.2015

&

20.03.2015

LIS Professionals in Developing Information Literacy Skills in the Digital Era and presented a paper on Libraries Driving Access to knowledge in the digital era  Department of Library and Information Science

Alagappa University Karaikudi

National Seminar
5 Nov 2014 A Study on Usage of Internet Resources Among the Engineering Students in Madurai District Journal of Modern Science National Journal Vol-6,  No.2 2277-7628
6 07.02.2014

to

27.02.2014

E-Environment in Academic Excellence UGC Academic staff college

Madurai Kamaraj University

Madurai

Refresher Course
7 30.08.2012 Served as  Resource person  in one day orientation programme on creating and sustaining an active Research Cultural among Research Scholars spoke on the topic   “ How to Tap e- resources” Thassim Beevi Abdul Kader college for women

Kilakarai

Training Programme

S P SUMATHI

S.

No

Date Topic Place/Journal Workshop/

Seminar/

Conference

ISBN/ISSN Number
1 08.09.2018 Role of Libraries in Creating a Knowledge Society (SALIS 2018) and contributed a paper titled “Library Information Services of Agricultural Economic Development” Department of Library and Information Science

Alagappa University Karaikudi

National Conference ISBN No. 978-93-85469-05-3

 

2 31.08.2018 Adoption, Promotion and Production of MOOCs for SWAYAM Platform South Eastern Regional Office, UGC at Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Gochibowli, Hyderabad National Workshop
3 February 2018 User Satisfaction of Library Sources and Services: A Case Study on TBAK College Printing Area International Journal Issue-38, Vol-03 ISSN NO. 2394-5303  Impact Factor 4.002(IIJIF)
4 06.03.2017

 to

10.03.2017

“Digitization of Resources Using Open Source Software EPrints”, Jointly organized by DLISc and INFLIBNET, Gandhinagar, Gujarat Department of Library and Information Science

Alagappa University Karaikudi

National Workshop
5 25.02.2017 Knowledge Resources and Library Technologies  and presented a paper on Access to Electronic Resources Sharing through Library Networking of Academic Libraries in India Department of Library and Information Science, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli-620 024 International Conference ISBN No.

978-93-85399-86-2

P.No-600-603

6 02.09.2016

 &

 03.09.2016

Changing Role of Public Libraries in Digital India Initiatives [NCIFA-2016] and presented a paper on Changing Trends of Cataloguing in the Era of World Wide Web in Public Libraries Department of Library and Information Science

Alagappa University Karaikudi

National Conference ISBN : 978-81-9259-749-2

Page No.393-396

 

7 11.03.2016

&

12.03.2016

Research Methodology in Library and Information Science  and presented a paper on Academic Library Uses for the Researchers  Department of Library and Information Science

Alagappa University Karaikudi

National Conference ISBN: 978-81-928690-6-3

Page No.45-48

8 21.03.2014

to

22.03.2014

Knowledge Management in Electronic Environment : Opportunities and Challenges  and presented a paper on  Using Dspace Software in Knowledge management  Organization Department of Library  and Information Science Alagappa University, Karaikudi National Seminar ISBN : 978-93-81992-21-0
9 02.02.2013 National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning

 

Rev Jacob Memorial Christian college

Ambilikkai

National Workshop
10 22.04.2013 DELNET :Resources, Services & Facilities” organized by DELNET in collaboration with NIT

 

National Institute of Technology

Tiruchirappalli

National Workshop

MS R SARGUNAPATHI

S.

No

Date Topic Place/Journal Workshop/

Seminar/

Conference

ISBN/ISSN Number
1 08.09.2018 Role of Libraries in Creating a Knowledge Society (SALIS 2018) and presented a paper on Role of Institutional Repository in Academic Libraries an Open Software Department of Library and Information Science

Alagappa University Karaikudi

National Conference ISBN No. 978-93-85469-05-3

 

2 25.02.2017 Knowledge Resources and Library Technologies  and presented a paper on Access to Electronic Resources Sharing through Library Networking of Academic Libraries in India Department of Library and Information Science, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli-620 024 International Conference ISBN No.

978-93-85399-86-2

P.No-600-603

3 13.10.2016

to

15.10.2016

PMO-ILEDP (Programme Monitoring Office , Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Program)  Thiagarajar College of Engineering Madurai Training Programme
4 02.09.2016 & 03.09.2016 Changing Role of Public Libraries in Digital India Initiatives [NCIFA-2016] and presented a paper on Changing Trends of Cataloguing in the Era of World Wide Web in Public Libraries

 

Department of Library and Information Science

Alagappa University Karaikudi

National Conference ISBN : 978-81-9259-749-2

Page No.393-396

 

5 11.03.2016&

12.03.2016

Research Methodology in Library and Information Science  and presented a paper on Academic Libraries Uses for the Researchers

 

Department of Library and Information Science

Alagappa University Karaikudi

National Conference ISBN : 978-81-928690-6-3

Page No.45-48

6 21.03.2014to

22.03.2014

Knowledge Management in Electronic Environment: Opportunities and Challenges and presented a paper on Using Dspace Software in Knowledge management Organization.  Department of Library  and Information Science Alagappa University, Karaikudi National Seminar ISBN : 978-93-81992-21-0
7 22.04.2013 DELNET: Resources, Services & Facilities” organized by DELNET in collaboration with NIT.

 

National Institute of Technology

Tiruchirappalli

National Workshop
8 02.02.2013 National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning.

 

Rev Jacob Memorial Christian college

Ambilikkai

National Workshop

CONTACT

Dr S Sirajunissa Begam,

Chief Librarian,

TBAK College for Women,

Kilakarai

Email ID: tbak.lib@gmail.com

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