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Library @ a Glance

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  • The library professionals and other team members at SJU Library are well qualified and well trained, with rich experience to provide optimum services and facilities to the users at all times.

  • SJU Library is well equipped with modern infrastructure with 15 different sections.

  • The carpet area of the University Library is 21805.26 (in sq. ft.)

  • Adopted Open Access System.

  • Resources: Print, Electronic, Digital

  • Well-established e-learning resource centre with LAN-connected latest computers with the best internet bandwidth connectivity

  • Two android touchscreens have been installed at the digital library to provide library education to its users.

  • Library e-resources are remotely available 24/7 through Knimbus RAS software.

  • The library is fully automated, with the world's best Koha ILMS.

  • Using Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) system for organising knowledge

  • Using MARC 21 format for bibliographic data capture

  • Using AACR-2 to catalogue the library documents

  • Auto-generated e-mail alert services for every library transaction

  • Installed DSpace for digital archive

  • Implemented RFID technology

  • Round-the-clock surveillance is made through the CCTVs

  • Computerised attendance system at the library entrance

  • The library catalogue is web-enabled.

  • Reference reading section with silent zone

  • The library offers a book bank facility for economically challenged students of all disciplines.

  • The library provides readers with the latest information services through new arrivals, announcement posters, newsletters, etc.

  • Each shelf has a shelf list, which indicates rack number, shelf number, class number and subjects concerned.

  • The library has a membership to access consortium e-resources from N-LIST & DELNET.

  • Semester question papers of the previous years are made available through the DSpace software.

  • Installed a good number of research tools and applications in the e-resource centre



Newly Arrived Books in the Central Library


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The University Librarian

Arrupe Library & Information Centre,
36, Lalbagh Road, Bengaluru-560027
Karnataka, India.
Phone No: 080 22274079 Extension No- 131

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