K.L.E Society's


HAVERI 581-110
Re-Accredited "A" Grade(CGPA - 3.13) by NAAC


About Library

Library is an essential part of every institution which helps staff and students to enhance the knowledge through various resources such as books, Newspapers, Journals, Magazines and Electronic Library. The K.L.E’s Gudleppa Hallikeri College Library & Information Centre is established in the year 1963. Since 2001 the Library is situated in an independent and spacious building, measuring 379.36sq.m. Library is fully automated with all its subsystems like LAN connectivity. The collection includes 64,759 Books. The seating capacity of the Library is 100. There are 03 staff members to look after the library work. The library has been automated by using ‘e-Lib’ Library software to have easy and speedy access to the library collection & services of its users. It has adopted open access system and maintains Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) to provide easy access to the stacks. The library subscribes more than 40 off-line periodicals and also subscribes on-line e-journals and e-books through N-LIST Database Consortium. Our library provides Home Lending, Book Bank, Reference services, Reprographic services, Digital library with high speed internet & Wi-Fi, facilities.

Vision & Mission

Vision:Knowledge base to empower the learning community.

Mission:To provide information, access services, and library instruction. The Library staff provides key guidance in the use and retrieval of information as per the needs of the students. The Library seeks to Build and maintain a quality collection in co-ordination with the college Community.


  • Acquire and also conserve knowledge for the posterity.
  • Provide opportunities to all users to develop healthy interest in the fields of Science, Arts & Commerce.
  • Provide necessary information resources to promote teaching and learning.
  • Provide access to information to all types of users to pursue reading habits.

Library Advisory Committee (LAC)

The function of the Library Advisory Committee is to support the functioning of the library so that it can facilitate the library development plans by advocating the library development activities with the management. It acts as a channel of communication and dialogue between the Library System and its users. Its main objective is to establish a bridge between Library, Academic Fraternity, Student Community and the institute.

The LAC is constituted by the head of the Institution. As per the notification the LAC was constituted by the Honorable Principal and is as follows;

LAC Members

  • Dr. (Smt) S. R. Kulkarni, Principal (Chairman)
  • Dr. S.F.Hosmani, Convener
  • Prof. Y H Yalavigi, Member
  • Prof. R B Ajaraddi, Member
  • Prof. B N Yaligar, Member
  • Dr. M C Sahashikala, Member
  • Prof. Venkatesh Kalal, Member
  • Shri. Basavaraju C, Member
  • Smt. Chetana M, Member
  • Dr. Atmanand G Holeyannavar, Librarian (Secretary)

Staff Profile

Sl.No Name of the Faculty Designation Photograph Profile
1 Dr. Atmanand G Holeyannavar

2 Sri S.A.Channashetti
Library Clerk



Open Access Resources

Open Access Free E-Books/ E- Journals/Databases/Links

Sl. No
E -Resources
01 Directory of Open Access Books http://www.doaboks.org/
02 Project Gutenberg – Free e-Books http://wwwgutenberg.org/wiki/Mainpage
03 Digital Library of India http://www.ulib.org/
04 Universal Digital Library – Million Books http://www.ulib.org.in/
05 Directory of Open Access Journals http://www.doaj.org/
06 Indian National Science Agency http://insanic.in/INSAuth/Default.aspxmx
07 Indian Academy of Science http://www.ias.ac.in/
08 NISCAIR Research Journals – India http://www.niscair.res.in/sciencecommunications /
09 National Center for Biotechnology Inf. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/
10 Bio line International http://www.bioline.org.br/
11 High Wire Press http://www.highwire.stanford.edu/
12 Journal of Digital Information (JoDI) http://www.jodi.tamu.edu/
13 Molecular Diversity Preservation IntI. http://www.mdpi.org/
14 ERIC Database www.eric.ed.gov
15 PubMed Central http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/
16 Med. INDIA http://www.medind.nic.in/
17 Elsevier- ScienceDirect https://www.sciencedirect.com/
18 Springer Nature https://www.springeropen.com/
19 Taylor & Francis https://www.tandfonline.com/
20 Oxford University Press https://academic.oup.com/journals/
21 IEEE https://open.ieee.org/
22 Emerald https://www.emerald.com/insight/
23 Open Science Directory https://opensciencedirectory.iode.org/
24 Social Science Cyber Library https://socsccybraryamu.ac.in/
25 Social Science Research Network (SSRN) https://www.ssrn.com/
26 RePEc (Research Papers in Economics) http://repec.org/
27 Physicsworld.com https://physicsworld.com/
28 RFE: Resources for Economists on the Internet https://www.aeaweb.org/rfe/
29 BERA: Business & Economics Research Advisor https://www.loc.gov/rr/business/BERA/index.html
30 Shodh Ganga https://shodhganga.inflibnet.ac.in/
31 SWAYAM https://swayam.gov.in/
32 Swayam Prabha https://www.swayamprabha.gov.in/
33 National Digital Library of India (NDLI) https://ndl.iitkgp.ac.in/
34 Spoken Tutorial https://spoken-tutorial.org/
35 Virtual Labs https://www.vlab.co.in/
36 Vidya-mitra: Integrated e-Content Portal https://vidyamitra.inflibnet.ac.in/
37 Internet Archive Scholar https://scholar.archive.org/
38 World Bank Open Knowledge Repository https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/
38 Journal for Free http://www.journals4free.com/
39 Z-library Articles https://booksc.org/
40 Hathi Trust Digital Library https://www.hathitrust.org/
41 Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) https://doaj.org/
42 Loyal Books http://www.loyalbooks.com/
43 ManyBooks https://manybooks.net/
44 RareBookRoom http://www.rarebookroom.org/
45 Digital Book Index https://archive.org/details/millionbooks
46 Google Books https://books.google.com/
47 Karnataka Digital Public Library https://www.karnatakadigitalpubliclibrary.org/
48 MDPI http://www.e-journals.org/
49 PLOS (Public Library of Science) https://plos.org/
50 Open Access publication https://www.omicsonline.org/open-access.php


Sl. No
1. Photonics Dictionary http://www.photonics.com/
2. International Legal Dictionary http://www.wwlia.org/diction.htm
3. Language Dictionaries & Translators -
Includes free translation services,
glossary & many more.
4. Dictionary.com -Definitions from Webster's and more http://dictionary.reference.com/
5. Acronym Dictionary http://acronyms.silmaril.ie/acro.html
6. Imagine the Universe : Astrophysics Dictionary http://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/dictionary.html
7. Free On-Line Dictionary of Computing (Imperial College, London) http://foldoc.org/
8. American Heritage -- Fourth edition has 90,000+ http://www.bartleby.com/
9. Merriam-Webster -Familiar, fast and easy dictionary. http://www.merriam-webster.com/netdict.htm


Sl. No
1. Encyclopedia http://www.encyberpedia.com/ency.htm
2. Britannica Concise http://www.britannica.com/
3. Open-site Encyclopedia http://open-site.org/
4. Columbia Encyclopedia http://www.infoplease.com/encyclopedia/
5. Bartleby (Great Books Online) http://www.rp-photonics.com/encyclopedia.html
6. HighBea Encyclopedia http://www.encyclopedia.com/
7. Encyclopedia of Laser Physics and Technology http://www.rp-photonics.com/encyclopedia.html
8. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page
9. Symbols.com (Online encyclopedia of western sign and ideograms) http://www.symbols.com/
10. Free and Open General Encyclopedia http://www.wikipedia.org/
11. Encyclopedia of the Orient http://i-cias.com/e.o/index.htm


Sl. No
1. NASA Thesaurus http://www.sti.nasa.gov/thesfrm1.htm
2. Roget's Thesaurus http://machaut.uchicago.edu/
3. The CMU Pronouncing Dictionary (Carnegie Mellon) http://www.speech.cs.cmu.edu/cgi-bin/cmudict
4. Controlling your language - links to metadata vocabularies http://www.jiscdigitalmedia.ac.uk/crossmedia/advice/controlling-your-language- links-to-metadata-vocabularies/
5. WWWebster Thesaurus (Merriam Webster) http://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus.htm
6. Infoplease thesaurus http://www.infoplease.com/thesaurus
7. WordNet Vocabulary --Provides homonyms, synonyms, and coordinate terms. Helper http://poets.notredame.ac.jp/cgi-bin/wn
8. The Semantic Rhyming Dictionary --Use for rhymes,to spell check, to find synonyms http://www.rhymezone.com/

Journals & Magazines


Sl. No
1. Aruhukruha
2. SRELS journal of information management
3. Indian Journal of Finance
4. Indian Journal of Marketing
5. Southern Economist
6. Indian Journal of Biochemistry and Biophysics
7. Studies in Indian Politics
8. Deccan Literary
9. Indian Historical Review
10. The Deccan Geographer Society, India
11. Bulletin of Pure & Applied Sciences – Mathematics & Statistics
12. Bulletin of Pure & Applied Sciences – Zoology
13. The Journal of Indian Botanical Society
14. Kurukshetra - English
15. Yojana - English
16. Yojana - Kannada


Sl. No
1. Physics for You
2. Chemistry Today
3. Mathematics Today
4. Biology Today
5. Sudha
6. Competition Success Review & General Knowledge
7. Competition Affairs
8. Spardha Spoorthi
9. Udyoga varte
10. Competition Vision
11. University News

Library Facilities

  • Inter Library Loan
  • Display Rack for New Arrivals
  • Internet Service
  • Browsing Center
  • Assisting in searching database
  • INFLIBNET/N-LIST Facilities

Library Services

  • Reference Services
  • Reprography service
  • Library automation
  • Online Public Access Cataloging (OPAC)
  • User Orientation Programs
  • Lending Books Services
  • Current Awareness Service (CAS)

Library Membership

All the enrolled Students, Appointed Faculty Members & Visiting Faculty Members of G H College are entitled to become the members of the library.

A Bar-coded ID card will be provided to each student and staff. It is to be used for all library services and also as college Identity card.

Duration of Loan Period

Sl. No
Type of Member
Duration of Loan
No. of Books
1 U.G Student 15 Days 02
2 U.G Student (PSL/UGC) Book Bank Scheme 1 Full Sem 03
3 P.G Student 15 Days 03
4 Regular Faculty and Management Appointed Faculty 1 Full Sem 15
5 Visiting Faculty 1 Full Sem 10

Rules & Regulations

Re-Issue & Recall of Books:

• Books shall be re-issued to the same borrower once only. The Librarian can recall books at any time, if need arises.

Condition of Loan:

• The borrower shall be held responsible for any damage or mutilation noticed at the time of returning the book.

• All the books shall be returned on or before the due date mentioned.

Overdue & Fines:

• Till the end of examination we will not charge any fine (for UGC/PSLL books) but after the exam we will charge Rs.50.00/book/month.

• For Overnight issued books Rs.5.00/book/day

Loss of ID card:

• Members shall be held responsible for the loss & misuse of ID card. First one has to write a letter to the Principal to get permission for the duplicate ID card & the same is to be submitted to the librarian. Duplicate ID card will be issued at the cost of Rs.100.00.

Loss of Books, CDs & DVDs, etc.:

• A material lost by the Member shall be replaced either with latest edition or pay Triple the price of the material.

• If a volume of a Multi-volume publication is lost, one has to bear the complete set price if the lost volume is not available in the market.

Things 'to Do' & 'Not to do':

  • Only registered members of the college are allowed to use the Library.
  • You will not be entertained without the valid I.D. card, and it is Non-Transferable.
  • Borrowers Ticket will be issued to the users, while showing the fees receipt of admission.
  • Users are required to write their name while entry in the library
  • Entry in the Book Stacking Section with Bag, books and other materials is strictly prohibited.
  • Using of Mobile Phone and other gazettes in the Library is strictly prohibited.
  • Reference books and Periodicals are not issued outside the library premises.
  • Maintain Silence in the Library especially in the Reading Hall.
  • Eating, chewing, and smoking is strictly prohibited.
  • Borrowers must satisfy themselves with the physical condition of books before borrowing.
  • Members are responsible for books issued against their lost tickets.
  • Using computers of Library for emails, chatting & Preparing PPT is prohibited.
  • Readers’ should not write in, mark or otherwise disfigure/damage books, furniture, etc.

Library Timings:

  • Library Timings: 09.30 am – 06.00 pm on all working days.
  • Book Issue Timing: 10.00 am – 5.00 pm
  • Exam Time : 9.00 am -- 8.00PM
  • Reference Book Issue Timing: During Library Hours

Photo Gallery:

Photos of One Day State Level Workshop on “ USE OF LIBRARY RESOURCES IN ACADEMIC LIBRARY” 12/03/2020

Photos of Book Talk on “ Book Talk on World Book Day” 23/04/2021


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