Our library came into existence in the year 1974 having initial collection around 500 volumes at present our collection is around 6000 volumes
Library is situated in the 1st floor of the college building Consisting of 1200 sq ft area including reading room and stack room. At present library collection is around 6000 worth volumes. We are subscribing 15 periodicals on subject and 15 journals/Magazines of general. This year we have purchased books worth of Rs. 39,133/- and Periodicals subscribed worth of Rs. 8,700/-
Reading Room : Reading room is separately maintained for the readers, consisting of 1000 sq. ft., having 75 seating arrangement for students and 15 seating arrangement is made for teachers.
Issue counter : Issue counter is housed separately covering the area nearly 200sqft for circulating the books and other required information by the readers.
Collection of the library : At present our collection is around 6000 worth volumes. The collection may be thin because ours is an single faculty college. But the collection is very rare and unique in its nature. There are nearly 500 worth reference volumes in subjects and 1000 worth volumes on general reference.
Cataloguing : The library resources are made available through catalogue cards. Reader can search a particular document through Author, Title, and Subject and even through accession number also.
Classification : Books are classified according to colon classification and placed according to classification number in the selves, so that reader can access easily the required document.
Display rack for periodicals : Nearly we are subscribing 30 periodicals/journals on subjects and general one. The recent publications are displayed in the racks and back volumes are kept separately.
Display racks for new arrivals : Some times readers are un aware of recent publications on particular subject available in the library such new arrivals are displayed in the display racks, so that readers can acquaint new arrivals..
Display racks for newspapers : we are purchasing nearly eight dailies in English and Kannada, which will be placed in the display racks so that readers can read the current information.
Syllabus : All the three years course syllabus made available in the library, so the students & teachers prepare their notes according to the syllabus.
Question papers : Nearly ten years old question papers are made available to the staff and students, so that students can under stand the model questions on particular subjects.
Circulation : Every student is entitled to borrow three books per week apart from home lending and U.G.C. books.
Reference service : There are nearly 500 valuable volumes on all subjects and more than 1000 volumes kept for ready reference
Book Bank Facility : we have established three types of book-banks viz: P.S.L.L.: Since beginning of the college we have established this facility for economically and educationally backward students. Under this scheme each student can borrow two books to home up to one year.
SC/ST Book-Bank Facility : we have established this facility since 1997 with the help of social welfare department of Koppal. Under this scheme SC/ST students can borrow whole set of books of their class up to one year.
U.G.C. Book-Bank Facility : We have established this facility from this year in our college. Under this scheme each student can borrow one book for one year.
O.P.A.C.facility : All the library recourses are automated by adopting Soul Software .So that students can access the required document through Author, Subject title and even through accession number also.
Internet Facility : Internet facility is given to the students staff for accessioning the any information through website.
Career Guides and Employment Information Cell : In the interest of the students, we are displaying the advertisements regarding career development programmes and employment opportunities through paper cuttings .We provide such informationís to our students by contacting state employment bureau and university employment centers.
Subject wise Book List : The list of books on subject are prepared and made available to the students and staff, so that they can acquaint what are all books available in the library.
Author wise list : On each subject author list is prepared, so that readers can come to know books and the authors and also the titles.
Title wise List : On each subject titles are prepared and made available to the staff and students, so that students and staff can search the document through titles.
Maps, Charts, Atlas and Gazetteers : WE have procured various countries maps, charts, atlas, gazetteers, and encyclopedias. So that readers can enrich their knowledge by referring such materials.
CDís : Subject CDís and various personality development CDís are kept in the library for readers to develop their knowledge.
User Education Programme : Even some times students unaware of library resources to acquaint the resources of the library we are arranging Lecture Programme about the collection of the library, reference materials, encyclopedias etc.
Library Day Celebration : This year on the eve of Ranganathanís Birthday we have arranged debate competition and Book Exhibition on 30th Sep 2004 and 1st Oct 2004 respectively. We have also arranged a guest lecture on collection and utilization of library resources. Sri S.R.Gadagin, Senior librarian, Veerashaiva College Bellary on the eve of Library Day Celebration.
Timings of Library : Library will kept open 9-00 AM to 5-30 PM on all working days. And during the examination time library will be kept open 8-00 AM to 8-00 PM.
Staff : One professional librarian and one attender are working in the library to cater the needs of students, staff, alumnies, repeaters and public also.