General Library

The General Library of Govt. College  Nedumangad has a rich collection of Resources. The College Library provides comfortable, efficient and friendly support to all members of the college. The Library is designed to collect, disseminate and preserve the knowledge for study and research purpose.

The Library has a good collection of about 27000 books. The Library subscribes 10 News Papers and 25 Periodicals. The Library has a good collection of books for Competitive Examinations. Apart from providing printed resources, the Library provides facilities for accessing  e-journals, e-books and other electronic resources. Library also subscribes “National Library and Information Services Infrastructure for Scholarly content (N-LIST)” from INFLIBNET, which enables the authorized clientele to access e-resources.

The Library is automated with Open Source Library Management Software Koha. The users can access the collection through OPAC.

Library Hours:

          9.30 am to 4.30 pm on all working days.

Library Staff:

Biji P Nair                                Librarian Gr.IV

Santhosh Kumar. V      Library Attender

Library Services:

  • Reference Service
  • User Orientation
  • Current Awareness Service
  • In-house/Remote access to E-Resources
  • Previous Question Papers
  • Internet Browsing Facility
  • OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) for book search

Library Rules:

  • Strict silence should be observed within the library.
  • Use of mobile phones, consumption of food and drinks are strictly prohibited inside the library.
  • Students are admitted in the Library and Reading room on production of Identity Card.
  • All the personal belongings such as Textbooks, Bag, Umbrella’s etc. should be kept at the Property Counter.
  • Every member sign the Gate Register.
  • Reader should not mark, underline, dog ear, write, tear pages or otherwise damage the library documents.
  • Should not disturb the classification sequence of books while checking out books from the shelves.
  • Should not take out any books or materials from the library without being registered them by library staff.
  • Members are eligible for borrowing books from the library as follows:
    • Degree Students : 3 books
    • P G Students : 5 books
    • Teachers : 10 books
    • Non-teaching staff : 5 books
  • The Books are issued for 14 days and they must be returned on or before the due date.
  • Sub-Lending of Book is not allowed.
  • A book can be renewed for further one term, if the book is not being reserved by any one.
  • Overdue Fine @ Rs.1/- day will be collected for delayed returns.
  • Loss of Book by the borrower should be reported to the Librarian immediately to avoid fine and must replace with the latest edition or remit as per govt. norms.
  • Members have to return all books and clear all dues, before they register for the last semester university examinations or are issued Transfer Certificate whichever is earlier.
  • The staff working in the college shall also obtain clearance certificate before leaving the college or retirement. central university of Kerala library opac



Open Access e-Resources

Courseware and Learning Resources:

  1. SWAYAM: Massive Open Online Courses (
  2. SWAYAMPRABHA: View Digital Courses on TV (
  3. e-Acharya (INFLIBNET Gandhinagar) (
  4. e-Gyankosh (
  5. e-PG Pathshala (INFLIBNET Gandhinagar) (
  6. e-ShodhSindhu (e-SS) (
  7. National Digital Library of India (NDLI) (
  8. Shodhganga: A reservoir of Indian Theses (
  9. ShodhGangotri (INFLIBNET-India) (
  10. Vidwan (
  11. Vidyanidhi Project (
  12. Research Project Database (



  1. Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) (
  2. Open Library (
  3. Project Gutenberg (
  4. Rare Book Room (


e-Journal Databases:

  1. NISCAIR Online Periodicals Repository (
  2. Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) (
  3. Indian Society for Education and Environment (
  4. Science Alert (
  5. Springer Open Access (


Search Engines:

  1. Google Scholar (
  2. Bielefeld Academic Search Engine (BASE) (
  3. CiteSeerX (
  4. Connecting Repositories (CORE) (
  5. JURN (


 Virtual Libraries/Subject Gateways:

  1. Internet Public Library (
  2. org (
  3. WWW Virtual Library (


 E-Resources accessible through University of Kerala:

  1. E-Content (
  2. KU Padasala (


There are 25700 books available in our library. Out of it 18000 books are updated in LIBSOFT 2.1 VERSION. Subscription of e-books, Journals are available through NLIST programme


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