College Library (Digital)
Library is equipped with journals, periodicals, books including facilities for reaching e-books serves the student community. The library has a collection of 13632 books, journals and e-Books for the benefit of the students and the faculty. Facilities for accessing online journals under CeRA Consortium for e-resources are available for staff, students and research scholars. New Library was inaugurated on 5th December 2017 (expanded with the funding from the Government of Tamil Nadu) and it was constructed at a cost of 3.86 Crore. The library building is a two floor structure with a carpet area of 16800 Sq.ft situated at the centre of the campus accessible to all. The library is opened from Monday to Friday 8.15 am to 6.00 pm (Saturday 8.15 am to 2.00pm except 2nd Saturday) and closed on all Sundays and Government holidays. To enhance and enrich the knowledge of the students and scientists, a well equipped modern Library is available with a total collection of 14154 text books, which include back volumes, reference books, etc., Necessary steps have been initiated for accessing online journals in the CeRA (Consortium for e-recourse in Agriculture) of National Agricultural Innovation Programme.
Access of e-Resources by Off-Campus Users
This facility can be availed by sending written request through e-mail to email@example.com. Username and password will be sent through email within one or two days. This facility is provided free of cost and is only for the employees and students of this University.
- CAB e-Books
- Elsevier – Science direct – e-Books
- Springer e – Books
- Taylor & Francis
- John Wiley
- CeRA (Consortium for e Resource in Agriculture)
- Indian Journals.com
- Directory of open Access Journal (DOAJ)
- Web of Science & End Note
Library Web OPAC
Books and other reading materials
The library has the sufficient number of books and journals for the students and faculty members to conduct teaching and research. It has 12,324 books, 1,830 reference books, 17 national journals, 108 video lessons, 15 magazines and four national newspapers and 35 post graduate and Ph.D theses
Periodicals and research journals
The library has 17 printed national journals and access of 10,876 numbers of journals through CeRA – (online periodical and research journals). The open access journals are also accessed through Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ).
Employing the latest technology in library science
The library is digitalized by Koha Open Sources Library Automation Software. The library is Wi-Fi enabled with a band width of 2Mbps and three computers for students use. All the students of the B.Sc. (Horticulture) / B.Sc. (Hons.) Horticulture programme had registered with the National digital library (NDL).
Automation and User Services through Computer
- Koha Open Sources Library Automation Software with TNAU Library Web OPAC facility
- E-Resources through Online Access