Don Bosco Arts & Science College (Co-Education)

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13 July 2024 12:37:11 PM

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The Don Bosco College Library has a curated collection of books and journals, each to pursuit learning and knowledge. The Library is partially automated with e-BLIS, which is an integrated library management software by Bosco Soft Technologies. e-BLIS has been installed with the following main modules for the library’s In-house operations.
• Acquisition System
• Cataloguing System
• Circulation System
• Serials Control System
• OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue)
The Library follows Dewey Decimal Classification scheme.

Staff

Ms Maria Sofia P

Librarian

library@dbcc.edu.in/mariasofia@dbcc.edu.in

Guidelines For Borrowing

Category of Membership Maximum No. of book issued at a time Loan Period
Faculty
6
Per Semester
UG & PG Students
3
60 Days

Services and Facilities

1.The college has institutional subscription to Inflibnet’s N-LIST and National Digital Library (NDLI), which students and teachers freely avail.
2.Reference Books, Handbooks, Encyclopedias, Dictionaries
3. Print Journals
4. Online Journals
5. OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) Digital Library
6. Digital Library
7. Archive of previous years question papers
8. Power back – up
9. Internet Access
10. Safety and Security Measures (Entire Library Is Under Surveillance)

Internet Facility: Library is provided with internet facility at the speed of 150 MBPS.
Local Area Network: The Library has LAN Facility.

Digital Library

Digital Library is also provided for the continuous updating of recent technologies. Internet facility is available for Staff & Students. The Library subscribes the e-resources through N-LIST, e-ShodhSindhu (via N-LIST) and National Digital Library of India (NDLI). The Off-Campus Access service is provided to the faculty members, and students to access the subscribed scholarly e-resources 24/7 through individual credentials.

Institutional Membership

N-List
https://nlist.inflibnet.ac.in/

NDLI
https://ndl.iitkgp.ac.in/

Tamil Nadu Digital Library
https://www.tndigitallibrary.ac.in/#/home

Other Open Access Resources

E-Books
Google Books
Project Gutenberg Free e-books
National Digital Library of India
World e-Book Library
Open Library
PDF Drive eBooks
Many Books
DOAB Directory of Open Access Book
Free-eBooks
Librivox
Sparknotes
Bookboon
Goodreads

E-Journals
Directory of Open Access journals
Open Access Library
Free Full PDF
Scientific Research Open Access

E-Database
e-PG Pathshala
World Knowledge Repository
Open Access Library

E-Thesis
ShodhGanga: Indian Electronic Theses and Dissertations
NDLTD
ShodhGangotri
Open Access ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT Open)
Open Access Theses and Dissertations

Online Dictionaries
Cambridge Dictionary Online
Thesaurus
Acronym finder
Encyclopedia
Merriam-webster
Onelook
The Digital South Asia Library
Agarathi