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The University Library is kept open on all the days of the year (approximately 340 days) from 8.00A.M. to 8.00 P.M. during weekdays and from 10.00 A.M. to 4.30 P.M. During Saturdays and Sundays. However, the library is kept closed on public holidays. As on August 2006, the manpower strength of the library is 9, which includes three Assistant Librarians, two professional staff and four supporting staff.

The Library is open access library and presently occupies an area of 11,750 Sq.ft. and has a seating capacity of 300. On weekdays, on an average there are about 800 visitors to the library and about 1000 books are issued/renewed and about 900 books are returned. The library caters mainly to the needs of P.G. Students, M.Phil., Ph.D., Scholars, Faculties and Staff of the University. The library provides long range and short-range references to the users such as Current Awareness Service, Selective Dissemination of Information Service, Subject bibliography etc. Library also extends its facilities to the students and faculties of affiliated colleges and as well as to the students of other universities located in Coimbatore City as well as other Universities.

Library operations are mostly computerized especially books circulation and OPAC. We have bar-coded our document collections. Provisions are being made to provide internet access to our library users so as to enable them to access the various learning resources available in the academic websites.

  • Circulation of Books (Issues, Returns and Renewals)
  • Reference Services
  • Online Catalogue Services
  • Reprographic Services
  • Selective Dissemination of Information
  • Orientation & Training Programme
  • E - Learning and E - Education

Membership Eligibility

Membership No of books Period
Faculty 10 120 days
Guest Faculty 5 30 days
Officers 4 30 days
Non teaching Staff 2 30 days
Ph.D Scholars 5 30 days
M.Phil Scholars 3 30 days
Research Associates 3 30 days
Students 3 15 days