Eramallikkara,Chengannur,Alappuzha District
(Govt. Aided College Affiliated to the University of Kerala)

NAAC Accredited

Central Library


              Library in our college is  established for the systematic collection, organization, preservation and dissemination of knowledge and information.  It is very important for man to preserve and maintain the valuable knowledge and information contained in the books and documents because we want to preserve our knowledge and wisdom for the coming generations.  By preserving the documents in a library this knowledge can be made available to others so that they can benefit from it.


    • To support student community for Higher Education

    • To Support teaching staff for effective teaching and research

    • To support the Local community for Service commission exams.


              The library is aesthetically located in a central place of the college and is very prominently housed in a big and spacious building.  Provides facilities for reading journals, periodicals , and Reference Books for more than 200 students.  


        The Library is divided into four sections viz.

             a. Reference and Periodical section

             b. General section

             c. PG section

             d. Archives section

    Library is fully automated with KOHA- an Integrated Library Management Software (ILMS) which provides a very user-friendly interface for searching documents (OPAC) available in the library and their issue-status. It provides a very user-friendly interface for searching books available in the library and their issue status. Server computer with latest configuration, Laser Printer, Plastic coated Labels for Barcode, Bar code Reader, General Scanner, etc are used for in-house functions. High bandwidth (100mbps) Wi-fi, Networked Computers for public access are used for accessing OPAC, Circulation Status, access to e-resources, etc.

    Automated Gate Register facilities of the software manage the daily visits to the library and provide usage statistics on all categories of visitors.

    Besides the traditional services, library provides the following services

    1. D-space Digital Repository (institutional documents, college annuals, academic reports, major events, publication of various departments, photos and videos of major events, etc. since the inception of the college),which is available in the LAN
    • Orientation Programmes for the users.
    • New Arrival Display
    • Individual login/ passwords are given to users for accessing UGC INFLIBNET-N-LIST resources
    • Library have special collection of manuscripts
    • Journal Archives
    • CD/DVD Collection
    • Hard collections of Competitive Exam Question Banks

    E – Jounals


    Elsevier-Biotechnology & Computer Science





    Open-Access Books                                 

    Open Access Journals


    E - Books

    EBSCO-E Book Engineering Collection           

    McGraw Hill Engineering Library                    



    National Digital Library of India (NDLI)        


                  The current strength of materials comprises text books, reference books, e-books, Journals, e-Journals, Digital database, CD & Videos, periodicals etc.   

     I .   The Library and Reading Room will remain open on all days from 09:00 am to 05:00 pm expect on except on Sundays and public holidays.

    2.    Books can be borrowed or returned from 9.30 am to 4.00 pm on all working days.

    3.   Silence shall be strictly observed in the Library, Reading Room and its premises.

    4.   Students are required to produce their identity card on demand to enter the Library.

    5.   Journals, periodicals and books in the Reference Section will not be lent out. They may be referred

          to inside the library by submitting the identity card.

    6.   Students at the UG level will be issued two books and those at the PG level three books. 

          For faculty members four books will be issued.

    8.   A member who fails to renew / return a book within 14 days  will be fined Rs 1/­per day until the book

          is returned.

    9.   If a book is overdue beyond three week, the Librarian will report the matter to the Principal

    10.  Borrowers will be held responsible for any damage caused to a book.  When a book is issued to a

           member it is presumed that it is in good condition, unless otherwise pointed out.  If a book is

          damaged or lost by a member, he/she will have to replace it or pay the cost of the book at the

          current rates with fine.

    11. All the books must be returned to the Library before the closing of each term, or at the time of

           sending the applications for the University Examinations.

    12. Keep footwear out of the Library.

    13. Library is a full-fledged, well furnished and computerized one with e-Grantha software. Students are

           requested to use the facilities with care.

    14.  The library is equipped with Computerised search and book issues.  

    15.  The library is used by more than 200 students every day.  


                The following departmental libraries provide additional facilities for reference work for PG/ UG students of the concerned subjects.  

    1. Computer Science, (b) Electronics, (c) Mathematics (d) Biochemistry & Industrial Microbiology, (e) Commerce


    • Free Internet Access.

    • LAN Networked services for E – Books.

    • Reprography: Photostat copies, Printing, Downloading Soft copies and Scan documents.

    • Displaying Newspapers’ Clippings of Special Column periodically.

    • New Arrivals alert: Displaying and circulating the list of new books.

    • Competitive Exam Alert through circulars and assistance for online apply.

    • Hard and Soft collections of Competitive Exam Question Banks.

    • Extension Activities through Library Club.                                           

    Mr. Shinenath P K


    Collge Library Report