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Services and Facilities

Digital Library & E-Resource Centre for Advanced Studies and Research

Central Library E-Resource Centre for Advanced Studies and Research is a newly developed state-of-the-art e-Resource Library. The eighty-eight-seater facility includes St. Joseph’s Central Library e-Book System for accessing e-resources via college intranet with the help of desktops, tabs, smart phones, and other devices.

Self-Circulation Kiosk Facility

Arrupe Central Library implement Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) enable KIOSK, this latest technology used to automate book handling process including check-out, inventory maintenance.
The technology would allow the readers to utilise the service of self ‘issue’ and ‘reissue’ books without standing in queue.

Book Bank Facility

The book bank facility is available for the students belonging to SC/ST & economically weaker sections. Besides regular library facilities, they can issue at most four books from book-bank at most for a full semester. The text books are mainly emphasized for this section, though very few common reference books may also be lent out.

Reprography Facility

The reprographic facilities are available in Central Library for the students and faculty members, at a very nominal rate of Rs.1/- per A4 size impression (for photocopy) and Rs.2/- only per A4 size page (for print out). One internet-facilitated computer is directly connected with the photocopy machine for taking print out of any online and also offline material as well. This section remains open from 08.00 AM to 09.00 PM on Monday to Friday, and 08.00 AM TO 08.00 PM on Saturday.
The photocopy section is for library books only. The class notes, outside papers and outside books are strictly not to be photocopied here.

Selective Dissemination of Information Service

Arrupe Central Library provides previous year’s semester question papers to the students.

  • Remote Access to e-Resources Facility
  • Plagiarism Check Facility
  • Research Tools & Applications Access Facility
  • Research Help Service
  • Online Book Reservation Facility
  • Online Book Renewal Facility
  • e-Mail Notification Service
  • Institutional Repository Access Facility
  • mLibrary App
  • Web-OPAC Facility
  • Consortium e-Resources Access Facility
  • Previous year's Question Paper access facility
  • Online Books Requisition Facility
  • Library Orientation Facility
  • Circulation Service
  • Reference Service
  • Referral Service
  • Educational CD/DVD's Search Facility
  • New Arrivals Display Facility
  • Current Awareness Service
  • CCTV Surveillance Facility
  • Wi-Fi Access Facility
  • Smart Gate Register Facility
  • Library Webpage Facility
  • Internet Access Facility
  • Rare Books Access Facility
  • Personal Belongings Depository Facility
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