Library

RVS Library

RVS Agricultural College has built up a reputation of higher academic standards in all specialties of Agriculture since 2014, a true reflection of the dedication and hard work. One of the pillars of such high standards is its high-quality Library facilities. This college’s academic excellence is reflected in its harmonious blend of infrastructure and its academic environment with a high-quality Library.


RVS Central Library caters to the information needs of the institute’s faculty, students, staff. It houses around 5,100 books covering all disciplines of Agriculture, and General Books. The collection in the library comprises printed documents such as books, reports, thesis, standards, atlases, patents and journal back volumes. The non-book collections include materials like audio/video cassettes and CD-ROM discs. There are Projectors and other allied equipment in the Audio – Visual library.


The library provides various services for its members such as lending of books and journal back volumes, reservation of books, document delivery, photocopying, CD-ROM, Internet services. All the library activities are computerized, including bar-coded ID cards and separate On-line Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) terminals for searching books in the library.

A comfortable and spacious seating arrangement provides a complete academic atmosphere in our library where students can sit and concentrate. The catalogue of books helps students to identify their needs and quick reference. It is updated regularly as the new books are added. A New Arrival Display Board has also been provided in the Library where students can view interesting articles and news-clippings directly.

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Library Resources


Serial No

Resources

Total

1.

Books

3432

2.

Print Journals

6

3.

Back Volumes

40

4.

Project Reports

40

5.

CD Collections

25

6.

Question Bank

20

7

News Papers

4

Mile Stones


  • Library was established in the year 2014.
  • Dedicated 5 Computer systems are made available in the Digital Library. E-Resources can be accessed through internet
  • The Library has a collection of more than 5100 volumes with 6 national journals and 2 international journals on the subscription list covering Agriculture subjects.
  • Two Day Exhibition was Conducted in Libraries

Rules and Regulations


  • Users should bring ID card compulsorily
  • Students and Faculty are to swipe ID card to digital gate entry control
  • Readers are advised to leave their bags and personal belongings at the property counter.
  • Readers are advised not to leave their valuable items like money, passport, credit card etc., at the property counter. Library is not responsible for any loss of individual’s property.
  • Students are prohibited to carry any notebook, Personal Book inside the Library except loose sheets.
  • Library Documents should be handled with great care.
  • Strict silence is to be observed inside and outside the library premises.
  • Readers are advised to keep the place neat and tidy.
  • Scribbling, underlining and tearing of pages are strictly prohibited.
  • On any circumstances, primary sources like reference books, project reports, university question papers, and news papers are not permitted for lending. Readers are advised to take photocopies within the library premises at nominal cost.
  • Books will be issued only on production of user ID. Students can avail 2 books and faculties 4 Books.
  • Lending period of books for students is 15 days, Lending period of books for faculties is one semester.
  • Readers are requested to check the condition of the issued book while collecting from the Circulation Counter. If any damage or missed pages identified, kindly report to the Librarian for immediate action.
  • Books should be returned on or before the last date stamped. For belated returning of books Rs.1/- per day will be charged as penalty.
  • Readers are responsible for loss of borrowed books. If any loss occurs for borrowed books, readers are strictly warned to replace original of the lost copy. In case due to unavailability of stock, twice the latest price of the books will be collected to compensate the loss. On any circumstances xerox copy of books are not accepted.
  • PROJECT REPORTS are not permitted for taking photocopies.
  • Library can recall any issued book even before the due date.
  • Readers should not carry books from one place to another and also leave the books on the reading table after use.
  • Necessary action will be taken by the competent Authority against the users who are found misusing the services, facilities collection etc.,
  • Students and faculties are required to surrender the borrowed books and also to fill up the prescribed clearance form available at circulation counter as and when they need No Dues Certificate from the Library.
  • College dress code applies to library also.
  • Eatables are not allowed inside the Library.

Library Timings


  • Working Hour Timings: Monday to Saturday: 8:50 a.m. to 06:00 p.m.
  • Transaction Hours (Circulation Timings) Issuing & Returning of Books : 9.00 a.m. to 05.00 p.m.