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Library and Information Centre

PROFILE       :-

         Mount carmel college LIBRARY is equipped with all the modern facilities for a College library, like online information zone, Electronic Resource Centre (ERC), Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC), Digital Library, Reprographic facilities N-LIST, DELNET etc.this library serves as an Information Centre not only for the faculty, researchers and students of the Mount Carmel College but also to the other scientific and research institutions around the city of letters. We have a collection of 18644 books, 25 periodicals including current titles in the field of education apart from 520 back volumes, 564 theses and 665 educational CD ROMS, 61000 E-Books, 3100 E-Journals,5 Newspapers and blessed with a devoted team of professionals to the guide an users with all recent information. The Library functions 8 am to 5 pm Monday to Friday and from 10 to 4pm during weekends.

     Mount Carmel College Library adopts RFID Technology

           

The Mount Carmel library in Kottayam, home of nearly 20,000 books, theses and other items, has adopted radio frequency identification (RFID) technology to identify and manage a big chunk of its large collection. The reliability of the system, its ease of operations and the flexibility of tagging all kinds of media easily are important in the library environment. Using RFID, the library is finding misplaced books more quickly, maximizing floor space with frequently requested    items and streamlining the inventory process, the inventory checking is very easy and time saving. The library extended the system to access control, loan management and issuing- tagged badges to staff and students. RFID is used buy in this library for circulation operations and theft detection systems etc. The RFID system also acts as tracking systems that combine security and including easier and faster charge and discharge, inventorying and materials handling.

A. Library

a)     Sitting capacity in the reading room         :       100

b)      Number  of books                                     : 20721     

c)      Number  of titles                                       : 18619           

Nu Number of reference books like encyclopaedias, dictionaries,documents, reports etc          : 967                   

e)      Names of journals subscribed

i.                    Avila journal of Educational Research

ii.                  GCTE journal of Research and Extension in Education

iii.                Indian journal of Knowledge management and Information Technology

iv.                Indian Educational Review

v.                  Journal of Indian Education

vi.                Journal of Community Guidance and Research

vii.              Anweshika. Indian journal of Teacher Education

viii.            Edutracks

ix.                Vikasini

x.                  University News

f)   Number of books added during the previous academic session         :           417     

Number of books added during the current academic session           :           95