Library and Information Centre

Library and Information Centre

PROFILE

MOUNT CARMEL COLLEGE LIBRARY is equipped with all the modern facilities for a College library, like Online information zone, Electronic Resource Centre (ERC), Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC), Digital Library, Reprographic facilities N-LIST, DELNET etc.this library serves as an Information Centre not only for the faculty, researchers and students of the Mount Carmel College but also to the other scientific and research institutions around the city of letters. We have a collection of 19210 books, 25 periodicals including current titles in the field of education apart from 526 back volumes, 719 theses and 699 educational CD ROMS, 160809 E-Books, 6295 E-Journals,4 Newspapers and blessed with a devoted team of professionals to the guide an users with all recent information. The Library functions 8 am to 5 pm Monday to Friday and from 10 to 4pm during weekends

Mount Carmel College Library adopts RFID Technology

The Mount Carmel library in Kottayam, home of nearly 20,000 books, theses and other items, has adopted radio frequency identification (RFID) technology to identify and manage a big chunk of its large collection. The reliability of the system, its ease of operations and the flexibility of tagging all kinds of media easily are important in the library environment. Using RFID, the library is finding misplaced books more quickly, maximizing floor space with frequently requested items and streamlining the inventory process, the inventory checking is very easy and time saving. The library extended the system to access control, loan management and issuing- tagged badges to staff and students. RFID is used buy in this library for circulation operations and theft detection systems etc. The RFID system also acts as tracking systems that combine security and including easier and faster charge and discharge, inventorying and materials handling.

A. Library

a) Sitting capacity in the reading room :  100

b) Number  of books :    20721     

c) Number  of titles  : 19210           

Nu Number of reference books like encyclopaedias, dictionaries,documents, reports etc :    4267                   

e)  Names of journals subscribed

      i.  Avila journal of Educational Research

      ii. GCTE journal of Research and Extension in Education

      iii. Indian journal of Knowledge management and Information Technology

      iv.  Indian Educational Review

      v.  Journal of Indian Education

      vi. Journal of Community Guidance and Research

      vii. Anweshika. Indian journal of Teacher Education

      viii. Edutracks

      ix.   Vikasini

      x.   University News