YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT : 1993
BUILT IN AREA : 5000 Sq.Ft.
The SIASC Central Library is housed in 5000 Sq.Ft and caters to the information needs of the college faculty, students, staff, and research students. In addition to the Central library, there are smaller libraries in each department, which house books borrowed from the main library for quick reference. It has more than 15124 books covering all disciplines of Science, Social Sciences, humanities & Management. The collection comprises printed books; reports, theses, and journal back volumes. The non-book collections include material like DVD’s and CD ROM discs.
The Central library currently subscribes to more than 95 National and International journals in sciences, Social Science and humanities. The library provides On-line access to a large number of full-text e books, e journals from INFLIBNET N- LIST, NDLI, Indian Academy of Sciences and NISCAIR. These databases are accessible on intranet to campus users only.
The library provides various services for its members such as - Lending of books, current and journal back volumes, reservation of books, inter-library loan, document delivery, photocopying, CDROM, digital library and Internet services. All the library activities are computerized using Koha Integrated Library Management Software and Barcode technology, including searching of books in the library through OPAC (On Line Public Access Catalog) called Self-enquiry terminal.
The library working hours are from 8:45 AM to 4.00 PM (The Central Library is closed during all government and declared holidays)