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snscn

central library


the treasure house

The Central Library of our college is housed in the ground floor of the Main Block in an area of 972 Sq.ft with 150 Seating Capacity. The objective is to provide learning/information resources and access to read or print e-resources to support the overall institutional community. SNSCN LIB is equipped with the latest books, journals in the field of Nursing and Humanities, and daily Newspapers/Magazines. To enhance the user satisfaction, the library subscribes to DELNET on line Resources, including 1795 periodicals Indexed in abstract and 969 periodicals in full text. All the library resources can be accessible through bar coded technology. The Library is fully computerized for all its housekeeping operations using in house development library software that is well maintained and updated regularly. State-of-the-art technology is used for the library functioning and services.

Vision

Fostering an environment of discovery and intellectual exchange that inspires lifelong learning and critical thinking.

mission

To strengthen and enhance the teaching, research and service of the college and to promote intellectual growth and creativity by developing collections, facilitating access to information resources, teaching the effective use of information resources.
Objectives
Establish right contact between the right book and the right reader at the right time.
Encourage and promote the systematic acquisition organization and dissemination of knowledge.
Organize the collection to provide prompt efficient services to the users
Co-ordinate the activities, cooperation and assistance among departmental libraries
Act as a center of information in all departments.

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book bank scheme

SNSCN Central Library maintains a book bank scheme mainly of undergraduate level text books to help students. This scheme runs on the premise that each student should posses at least one text book for each subject throughout his/her 4 years of study. Procuring these books from the distributors is an arduous and expensive proposition and also some editions are not available in the market. Book bank scheme is devised to overcome this problem. Each and every student is benefited through this facility. The library issues a circular in the beginning of every semester and all the students may avail the benefit as per the schedule announced by therein.

#1

Principal, HODs and faculty members recommend the best books that cover the entire syllabus of the subject as per Anna University. These books are purchased and accessioned in the central library and issued to each student (one set) through concerned department for a period of one semester. At the end of the semester the student has to return all the books and then books of the next semester are issued on the 1st day of the semester.


#2

Every academic year, up to the month of July, applications in prescribed form are invited from the students admitted in SNSCN. The collected application forms are verified and then in the first week of August a schedule of distribution for each class is made. The students are expected to return the books issued to them immediately after the end of their semester examination.


#3

If any damage found in the book at the returning time the student will be penalized as per library norms. This amount is collected and then spent for binding of used books and purchase of new copies. Because of this policy the books are preserved and increased every year.


Central Library

 Timings and membership

Working Days - 8:30 am to 6:30 pm
2nd and 4th Saturdays - 8:30 am to 1:00 pm

Benefit #1

The presence of textbooks improves the student’s academics and enhances the performance in internal and external examinations.

Benefit #2

Students can save a lot of time and money. No need to buy books from market at higher rates and with difficulties.

Benefit #3

Students can borrow four extra books of their choice from the library through library borrowers tickets normally issued to all students.

LIBRARY services

The groundwork for the computerization of the library was started with the manual entry of the details of the books. These details were fed in the data entry terminals and stored. The automation work gained momentum with accuracy by the provision of assistance from commercial software of CAPMPUS i LIB. The library has its own sub LAN consisting of 7 terminals, one server to support library software, OPAC services and other in-house computerization activities are done within the library. Web Based OPAC has been created for all the resources available in the library. Data can be accessed from various search points. Circulation activities were computerized providing statistics on the issue and return of books. Introduction of barcode technology helped to achieve maximum efficiency in providing accuracy, speed and reliability in issue and return procedure.


Lending

References

OPAC

Current Awareness

E-Journal Access

E-Book Access

Referral

User Orientations

New Paper 

Industrial Information

Industry magazines

Satellite Education

Information Desk

Book Bank

our

team

Dr. Shynee Martin

librarian

Year of Experiences: 28+ years

Mr. N. Sundararaj

Assistant Librarian

Year of Experiences: 9+ years

Mrs. P. Kanaga

Library Assistant

Year of Experiences: 5+ years

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rules and regulations

Strict silence should be observed in the library.


A borrower taking book on loan have to check the book and inform the librarian if there is any damage. A fine of Rs.30/- will be collected for any damage of the book when returned back.


More than two consecutive renewals will not be allowed.


Books that are in special demand may be called for at any time if required.


Library books must be returned when students go home on long vacation.


Marking, underlining or annotating in the books are not permitted.


Magazines and journals are ordinarily not let out. After perusal they must be kept in their respective places.


If a library book is damaged or missed, the person who is responsible for that has to replace the book with fine. If the replacement is not possible triple the cost of the book will be collected from the concerned person.


Student will take reference books only on submission of their identification cards to the librarian.


Students should register your arrival and departure at our library E-Gate Register.