LIBRARY AND INFORMATION CENTRE
Fr. Moses Library
The RCSS Library is named after Rev.Dr.Abraham Moses CMI, the first principal of the institution. The library is stocked with the rich collection of information resources suitable to the all kinds of its users. The Library is specialized for Social Work, Social Development, Management, Administration, Computer Application and Library Information Sciences.
The Library is fully computerized allowing functions like issue, return, OPAC search, e-gate register and availability assessment of books, journals and periodicals, easy and user friendly. The Library is functioning round the year, except for 10 prescribed holidays.
LIBRARY STOCK (as on 01-06-2014)
|Total No. of Volumes||27150|
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"National Library and Information Services Infrastructure for Scholarly Content (N-LIST)", being jointly executed by the UGC-INFONET Digital Library Consortium, INFLIBNET Centre and the INDEST-AICTE Consortium, IIT Delhi provides for (i) cross-subscription to e-resources subscribed by the two Consortia, i.e. subscription to INDEST-AICTE resources for universities and UGCINFONET resources for technical institutions; and (ii) access to selected e-resources to colleges. The N-LIST project provides access to e-resources to students, researchers and faculty from colleges and other beneficiary institutions through server(s) installed at the INFLIBNET Centre. The authorized users from colleges can now access e-resources and download articles required by them directly from the publisher's website once they are duly authenticated as authorized users through servers deployed at the INFLIBNET Centre. 21000 e-journals and 51000 e-books can be accessed and downloaded at free of cost from this NLIST.
Questia is the first online library that provides 24 hours access to the world's largest online collection of books and journal articles in Humanities and social sciences, plus magazine and newspaper articles. You can search each and every word of all the books and journal articles in the collection. You can read every title cover to cover.
We have institutional membership in the DELNET. Delnet provides invaluable access to more than 70 lakh records of books, journal articles etc. The Inter Library Loan and Document Delivery Services are one of the most popular services provided by DELNET.
DSpace DIGITAL REPOSITORY
A Digital Repository is a web- based database of scholarly material. It could be cumulative and perpetual (a collection of records). It is open to all and inter operable in a decentralised manner. The Institutional Repositories collects stores and disseminates digital resources and long term preserves these digital materials.
This online institutional repository is built to save, share, and search Rajagiri's digital research
• Doctoral Thesis
• UGC Major / Minor Research Reports
• Students Dissertations
• Previous Years University Question Papers
• Official Documents
• Conference, Seminars, Proceedings
• New Arrivals
• Journal articles of Rajagiri Faculties
• News Paper Clippings
Members can borrow three books at a time for a period of 15 days. The back issues of several journals and project reports of research works are also made available for ready reference.
The Library has a multimedia centre by which students can access CDs /DVDs in a wide range of subject topics, documentaries, general knowledge, film, music etc.
Documentation Centre of the Library serves as the source for current information on all branches of knowledge by proper classification and filing of relevant material available in newspapers and magazines. A new documentation centre on Non-profit and Development Organization is also fast developing.
There is a facility for photocopying of library documents, which are not lent outside the library.
The library provides separate cabin for Doctoral scholars of the college. The Carrels are equipped with Wi-fi connectivity & computers to accommodate 12 research scholars at a time.
- Reference Section
- Current Journal Section
- Journal Back volume Section
- Magazines and News Paper Section
- Thesis & Dissertation Section
- Reading Room Section
- Stack Room
- Reprographic Corner
- Career Corner
- Research Carrels
- NGO Directory
- Reports & Proceedings
- News Documentation
- Store Room
ICT enabled services
• Fully automated with Auto Lib software with Multi-user LAN version 6.0
• OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue)
• Bar-Code technology for circulation of documents
• On-line Database search facility
• E- Gate Register
• Multi-media search Centre
• Digital Repository (Dspace)
• Wi-fi Connectivity with 6 mbps speed
• Journal Content Service
• Conference alert service
• New arrival alert service
• Open Access system for users
• Current Awareness Service
• Selective Dissemination of Information Service
• Document Scanning
• Need based Voluntary Service
• Earn While you Learn Programme
• Community Aid Programme
• Students Initiated Programmes
• Inter-Library Loan
• Proficiency Enhancement Centre
• Book Bank facility
• Compilation of Bibliographies on request
• Document delivery service
• Technical Consultancy Service
• Library Orientation Classes for users
Library Advisory Committee
Advisory committee consists of Head of the institution, Librarian and Heads of departments. This committee is in charge of matters regarding purchase of books, equipments, developments in infrastructure, maintenance, administration and audit. The Library management committee meets once in two months.
Library Students Committee
The Library Students committee members are those who are regular library users. They take up the responsibility of monitoring the discipline and effective usage of the library. The Committee promotes the library usage by conducting awareness through different activities like debates, poetry writing, prose recitation, best library user awards etc.The committee meets once in two months.
The Library is open from 8.00 am to 7.00 pm every day except Sundays and Holidays. The working hours on Sunday and Holidays are from 9.30 am to 4.30 pm.