The Books and Journals are recommended by faculty by using selection tools like books in Print, Trade Catalogue, Publishers Catalogue, Amazon.Com, and decision taken by the librarian. In case of general and reference books students may recommend to the Librarian after obtaining necessary approval. Orders will be placed for procurement of books with approved vendor.
The Library has adopted Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) scheme, which has been widely recognized by International Community.
The books are catalogued as per Anglo American Cataloguing Rules II Revised edition. In order to bring uniformity in cataloguing practices
Locating the Documents
Books are arranged according to call numbers on the shelves. OPAC Facility has been provided to assist the users in locating the materials. The Users can access the database through Author, Title, Publisher, Call No and any keyword based search.
Arrangement of Books
The Library has adopted open system. The Books are arranged as Text Books (Issue Books) and Reference Books (only for Reading) and Book Bank Books for (weaker section) given by Government of Andhra Pradesh. The books acquired are accessioned, classified and catalogued. After processing, the list books are displayed for 1 Month and these list is labeled as NEW ARRIVALS.
For issue of books the borrower presents the books along with the ticket to the staff at the circulation counter. After necessary checking, the staff issue books using the check out option in the software and stamp the due date on the borrowers due date slip .Book should be presented physically for return or renewal. User can reserve books and get such information as to whom the book was issued, when it is due and list of books that are issued to a particular borrower etc. The Library books will be issued from 10.00 A.M to 5.30 P.M on all working days and on Saturday 9.00 A.M to 2.00 P.M . No issues and returns on Sundays