Campus - Library

The world of books is a most remarkable creation of man - Clarence Day.

St. Claret College library is a place of knowledge enhancement, which is designed in a way appropriate to meet the academic needs of the students and faculty. It provides a wide range of resources to its academic community. The library has a pool of academic resources such as books, magazines, Journals, statistics, encyclopedias, databases, back volumes, CDs/DVDs, project reports, audio/video cassettes, and question bank and the Internet. Through the completely automated library management system, users can access the library resources without any hassles. The library provides spacious seating arrangements and serene ambience for learning. Trained and committed library staff is at the service of the academic community.

The library is divided into two sections; references and rentals. Multiple copies ensure that resources are easily available to meet the requirements of students.

SCC library has institutional membership with British Library. It has also subscribed to INFLIBNET and DELNET. INFLIBNET provides unique user name and password for each faculty and student to access its online resources. Students and faculty members are required to meet the librarians for further details.

Working Hours (All working days)

  • Weekdays- 08:30- 5:30
  • Saturdays- 08:30- 01:30

Library Collection

  • Books : 14,000+
  • Periodicals & Journals: 70
  • Newspapers: 08
  • CDs/DVDs 475

Circulation of Materials:

Students may borrow books or Journals during working hours at the library Counter, through searching in the OPAC system and placing an order with the librarian or through open accession system. A Student may have a maximum of three books, for ten days, and books can be renewed once after the period exceeds.

The Library materials in certain advertised categories may not be issued without special permission:

  • Unbound Parts / Current Issues of Journals
  • Encyclopedias
  • Dictionaries
  • Reference Books
  • Project Reports

Instructions on Use of Library

The lifeline of an educational institution is its library. St Claret College encourages all Claretines to make use of the library facilities to the maximum. For the organized and effective use of the library, the following norms shall apply:

  • The library is a place of individual study and research. It is necessary to maintain an atmosphere of quiet and dignity inside the library. Students are, therefore reminded that conversation or consultation among themselves or noisy or demonstrative greeting of friends inside the library is not permissible.
  • Personal belongings, including personal books are not to be taken inside the library.
  • The library shall be open on all working days from 08:30 to 04:00 PM.
  • Books from the reference section are not to be taken out of the library.
  • Books taken from the reference section are to be kept back in the same place.
  • No books/ periodicals/ newspapers other than the ones issued against one’s library cards are allowed to be taken outside the library.
  • Books will be issued against the Student ID Card (three books per card). A book will be issued for a period of ten days only. Failure to return the book by the expiry date will cause hardships to others who are in need of the book. Hence the delay in returning the books will invite a fine of Rs. 2/- per day.
  • A book can be re-issued to the same person if there is no reservation for it.
  • Not more than one renewal is permitted.
  • Text books will not be issued to the students. They are strictly for reference only.
  • The library books shall be handled with care, without causing any damage to them. Loss of book / damage should be notified to the librarian immediately. Damages will have to be reimbursed. If a book is lost, the borrower must pay double the price of the lost book.
  • Magazines and newspapers taken from the rack are to be kept back in the same place.
  • Registration of the books should be done while leaving the library. Books once registered should not be brought for reading inside the library.
  • CDs/DVDs are for the purpose of classes in the College and they are not to be issued to staff and students for personal use.

Online Resources: DELNET & INFLIBNET

SCC library has institutional membership with British Library. It has also subscribed to INFLIBNET and DELNET. INFLIBNET provides unique user name and password for each faculty and student to access its online resources. Students and faculty members are required to meet the librarians for further details.

Click on the following link to login to DELNET http://164.100.247.17/index.html

Click on the following link to login to INFLIBNET http://iproxy.inflibnet.ac.in:2048/login