Library Collections (upto 07-03-2014)
Books:- 85,896 (Reference- 4372, M Krishnan Nair’s Section -7891, Lending Books-73633)
Language Divisions:- (Malayalam-19946, English- 65873, Hindi-65, Other Languages-12)
Braille Books:- (English) -318
Periodicals:- 151 (Indian:142, Foreign:9)
Dailies:- 11 (Malayalam:6 , English:5)
CD ROMs:- 1339 (Educational/Reference:126 , Games: 112 Movies:72 , Book CD’s: 604 Others: 425)
Members:- 10900 (Life Long: 1298, Family: 3499, Institution:22, Ordinary: 6103)
Large collections of Reference books like Encyclopedia Britannica, Encyclopedia Americana, World Book of Encyclopedia, Oxford English Dictionary, World Atlas, Specialized sections for Gandhian and EMS studies are available for reference. Professional students are utilizing the facilities provided by the library for their better prospects. The library has currently 82,000 books covering Medical, Engineering, Law, Computer, Science and Technology, History and Geography, Art and Literature, Religion, Philosophy, Education, Career Development , Management, Co-operation and Banking, Women Studies etc. Rare and complete paintings of Leonardo-Da-Vinci, Michel Angelo, Picasso, Vangogh, Dali, M.F. Hussein, and Raja Ravi Varma are kept for reference. Besides imported Art Books of immense value are also on issue to members.
A/c Reference Section, Separate full-fledged Sections for Malayalam and English Literature, Huge collections of Management, Entrance, Education, Career Development and Co-operative titles are not seen elsewhere. Special area of Govt. publications & Kerala Legislative assembly papers are very useful tips to General public.
Indian/ Foreign Periodicals and Newspapers are available for reference. Over 150 Periodicals meet the users’ requirements touching through all most all areas. Our fabulous titles are Time Literary Supplement, Atlantic, World Information Review, Scientific American, New Scientist, Span, Harward Business Review, National Geographic, Far Eastern Economic Review, The Economist, Newsweek, Time, Outlook Terragreen, Tehelka, Discover India, Inside Outside, Digit, PC Quest, Linux for You, Women’s Era, Femina, Cine Blitz Bussiness Economy,Seminar, Economic and Political Weekly, Frontline, Sportstar, CNN, Education Today, Electronics for You, Health, C.S.R, A.A.T, Auto India etc. Besides 10 popular dailies and all most all Malayalam journals also included. Back issues of periodicals borrowing for members and valuable titles are kept for reference as bound volumes.
CD’s and Audio Cassets
Presently we have 1300 CD’s on various departments like Reference, Education, Report, Project, Computer, Electronics, Medical, Games and Movies. Main collections are Encyclopedia Britannica, Oxford English Dictionary, National Geographic Magazine (120 Yrs.), Medical Encyclopedia, New Way Things Work, World Book, World Bank, World Health Organization, Census of India and Karnataka Sangeetham (all Levels) etc. Library also maintained an Audio Cassets division of our major events.
Internet –DELNET, Computer Games
Internet services (High Speed Broadband Connection) over 8 computers meet the users’ requirements at a subsidised rate. Computer game centre is simply fabulous to children. We are live with DELNET (Developing Library Networks) & AIRC (American Information Resource Centre). We cater all types of members sufficiently by our services like-Selective Dissemination of Information, Stocking of books & journals at their request, Supplying articles in demand etc