Sri Venkataramana Swamy College library was started along with the establishment of the college in the year 1968. Since then, it has been playing a pivotal role in enabling the students of the institution to excel in their academic pursuits. The library has made steady progress over the years by enriching its collection of reading materials, automating the library functions and expanding facilities for its users.
The library which is centrally located in the college campus has undergone a series of renovations, over the years to make it more user friendly. The seating capacity for the reference purposes of students has been increased to 125(students at a time).
The library has computerized all aspects of library services and management like, acquisition, circulation, cataloguing and serials management along with barcode technology. Through computerized Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) the readers can search the entire holdings of the library. It allows searches for materials through several access points like author, title, subject, etc.
Collection of the Library includes printed as well as non-print materials, dealing with diverse topics of interest specially suited to students. Reference tools, consisting of encyclopedias, dictionaries, yearbooks, quiz books and books on various disciplines are also available.
The library has subscribed for the e-resources under N-LIST Programme of the UGC INFONET Digital Consortium and the users of the library can access: 60000+ e-journals and 97,000 + e-books.
At present guiding 5 students for their Ph D studies at various Universities. Has assisted in setting up and upgrading of School and College libraries in & around Rural Bantwal taluk.
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