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The Mangalore University Library was established in 1980. It moved to an independent building in 1993 which is planned for 9000sq. meters area. Presently, around 4250 sq. meters area is being used to accommodate the Browsing, Circulation, Periodical, Reference, Stack, Textbook and Kannada Sections. The building also houses an Office, Acquisition Section, Orientation Hall, Librarian's room and Computer Server Room.
At present the library has in its Stock 1,92,598 books, 23,085 back volumes apart from Reports, Theses etc., covering a wide variety of subjects. It has a rich collection of about 316 research and general interest journals on a wide range of subjects. It has access to over 4500 Journals in Full text in e-form from UGC-INFONET and Contents pages of 45000 Journals with abstract facility across the globe from inside web Database of British Library Document Supply centre (BLDSC), U.K.
A separate collection of NBHM and USIS Publications are displayed in separate corners that is at Stack and Periodical Sections. These publications have been useful to Faculty Members and Research Scholars in Science and Social Sciences. A collection of reprints and preprints on popular subjects is also being built up. Display panels in both the gangways furnish information on various issues like Admissions, Appointments, Book Reviews, Faculty Publications, Fellowships, Orientation and Refresher Course details, Today's News and General information.
|Library Hours||Working Days||8:30 AM to 8:00 PM|
|Sundays, Second Saturdays, Vacations and General Holidays||10:00 AM to 5:30 PM|
|Circulation Hours||Working Days||9:00 AM to 5:30 PM|
|During Vacations||10:30 AM to 5:00 PM|
Membership Details and Borrowing Privileges:
Faculty Members, Research Scholars, Students of Post-Graduate Departments and Administrative Staff of the university are eligible to become members of the library. Membership is also available to the outside members and organizations like Universities, Colleges, and Research Institutes.
Each member is issued with a membership card and borrowers ticket. Only one book is issued at a time against one borrower's ticket for a period of 15 days. The number of borrower's tickets to be issued to members varies as detailed below
|Research Scholar (Regular)||10|
|Research Scholar (External)||02|
|Post Graduate Student||03|
|Post Graduate Student (SC & ST)||03 + 03|
On payment of Rs 500/-p.a., any individual can become a library member of the Library and he/she will be provided with the library membership card and such members will be permitted to use the library during working hours except borrowing facilities.
The Institutional membership is Rs 10,000/-p.a. This institutional membership permits any five members of the organization to the use the library during working hours except borrowing facilities.
Facilities and Infrastructure:
- Audio-visual facility
- Computer Aided Retrieval
- CD-ROM Work Stations
- Reprographic Service (Xerox)
- Web OPAC
- Book Reservation
- Book Renewal
- Inter Library Loan
- Paper Clippings
- Reader's Guidance
- UGC Infonet
- CD-ROMs / DVDs
Overdue charges will be collected from the defaulters who is returning the book after the due date as per below mentioned rates.
|Number of days delayed after the due date||Rates of Overdue charges|
|First 10 days||1 Rupee per day|
|From 11 - 20 days||2 Rupees per day|
|From 21 - 30 days||5 Rupees per day|
|From 30 days onwards||10 Rupees per day|
The library is now computerized with an integrated system connected to the campus network, providing internet services to the university community. The reference collection of the library is continuously updated. Library database has been created using Libsys 4th version and it works in wide area network. On-line Public Access Catalogue (web OPAC) facility is available at the Circulation Desk at the entrance of the library. OPAC can also be accessed through internet address http://opac.mangaloreuniversity.ac.in:8080/jopacv06.
Rules and Regulations:
- Borrower's tickets are not transferable.
- Duplicate borrower's ticket / membership ticket / No Due Certificate will be issued on the payment of Rs.10/-.
- Readers are required to deposit their bags / belongings at the property counter before entering the library.
- Using mobile phones inside the library is strictly prohibited.
- Necessary action will be taken by the librarian against the users who are found to be misusing the service facilities, book collection etc.
- No outside / personal books are allowed in the library for reading purposes.
- The Librarian may recall any book at any time if required.
- Silence should be maintained in the library.
- If a book is lost, the librarian has the power to decide whether the book has to be replaced or a fine is to be paid by the borrower. The fine will be charged up to six times the cost of the book's current value, in addition to handling charges.
Professionals Working in the Library:
|Dr. M. K. Bhandi||University Librarianfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Dr. T. Y. Mallaiahi||Deputy Librarianemail@example.com|
|Dr. Purushotham Gowda||Deputy Librarianfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Mrs. A. Nalini Bai||Assistant Librarian||-|
|Mr. K. K. Badami||Assistant Librarianemail@example.com|
|Mrs. K. S Sumangala||Assistant Librarian||-|
|Mr. M. C. Jayappa||Assistant Librarian||-|
|Mrs. B. S. Jayalakshmi||Assistant Librarianfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Dr. K. Pushpalatha||Assistant Librarianemail@example.com|
|Mrs. Shilpa Kumari Jain||Library Assistantfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Ms. Preethi||Library Assistantemail@example.com|
|Mrs. Nagaveni||Library Assistantfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Ms. Savitha Kumari||Library Assistantemail@example.com|
|Ms. Usha||Library Assistantfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Ms. Sumana S. Jogi||Library Assistantemail@example.com|