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Library Sections

Acquisition Section:

  • Deals with the procurement of books and other documents other than serials.

Technical Section: is responsible for the technical process of the documents like Classification, Cataloguing, Assigning of Subject Headings and Key words.

The following Standards are used for the works performed in the Section: 

  • Cataloguing: AACR II (with slight modifications) 
  • Classification: Dewey Decimal Scheme of Classification 
  • Display of new additions

Maintenance Section - arranges and maintains the documents in the classified sequence and provides facilities for referring the documents within the section.

Circulation Section

  • performs the job of issue and return of documents, renewal of loan period, fine collection for delayed return of books and membership management functions.
  • Overdue collection

Reference Section

  • Answering reference queries
  • This section maintains a good collection of reference sources that includes Encyclopedias, Handbooks, Dictionaries, Reports, Theses, Dissertations, maps etc.

Journals & Periodicals Section

  • This section also is reference section for Journals and periodicals.
  • Journals relating to Social Science and languages are available for reference.
  • Bound Volumes or Back Volumes of the Journals are also available in this Section.

Thesis & Dissertation Section

  • Ph.D and MPhil thesis submitted by Research Scholars are available for reference in this section.

Integration with IT Section

  • Takes initiatives to reach the services provided by the INFLIBNET Programme of UGC to the academic community of the University.
  • Internet Browsing
  • OPAC Searching
  • Training in Accessing E-Resources
  • Scanning of documents for digitization
  • CD-ROM/DVD access

Reprographic Section

  • The Library provides photocopying facilities allowed within the copyright rules. An amount of 50 paise per page is charged for the facility.
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About Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit

The University was established two decades ago in the name of the illustrious Indian philosopher Jagad Guru Adi Sankara in his place of birth at Kalady. The basic objective of the University is to impart knowledge in various branches of Sanskrit, Indology, Indian culture, Indian and Foreign languages, Indian philosophy, Fine Arts and Social Sciences and to promote the study and research in Sanskrit and other systems of Indian knowledge. As a centre of cultural heritage and a house for indigenous art forms, the University is envisioned to harmonize the society through educational excellence.