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A well-housed and well-managed library is the foundation of modern educational structure. To keep pace with the ever-expanding field of knowledge the library is being updated from time to time. Our Library is completely automated by making use of information technology. The users are given free of cost access to internet & users can access to e-resources like 2,100-e-journals & 51,000-e-books through programme entitled N-LIST funded by the ministry of HRD under its National Mission on Education Through ICT

Library Automation

The Library is totally automated with " E-lib " software


Digital facility to search library catalogue to locate books, periodicals. One pc is kept for opac search


Working Hours

Sl No Days Normal Working Days During Exams
1. Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm 8am to 1pm
2. Saturday 8am to 1pm 8am to 1pm

Internet Browsing Center

Internet Browsing Centre has 10 computer terminals connected through LAN are provided for accessing e-resources at 2 mbps speed of BSNL Broadband connection. One can search here all the digitized information like, Question Papers, Syllabus, E-Books, E-Journals, Newspapers, Rare Books, Institutional Repository, etc.

Syllabus & Question Papers

  • OPAC facility
  • Reference Service
  • Books Circulation Service
  • New Arrival Service
  • Newspaper Clipping Service
  • Digital Library facility

Borrowing facilities are given only to the members of the library against the ID card issued by the Library.

  • ID card is non-Transferable.
  • The borrower is responsible for any book issued against their ID Nos. as per the library records.
  • For Renewing, it is necessary that the book has to be presented at the counter.
  • The Books will be issued as per the Time-Table framed for this purpose.
  • The members are permitted to borrow the Home Lending books is as follows.

Sl No Categories No Of Books Period
1. Full time Lecturers 20 For one Sem
2. Part time Lecturers 10 For one Sem
3. Administrative Staff 05 One Month
4. Students BA/B.com/B.Sc 02 For 15 Days
5. Book Bank Scheme For SC/ST, Poor Com progressive,, Physical Handicapped 02 06 Months
  • A Student can make use of variety of Text Books for their reference of their respective courses. The overnight issue facility is available from this section only.

  • To create awareness about library for fresher.

  • The users are allowed to take photocopy of the library resources. We are charging Rs. 1.00 per print.

  • The Journals, Magazines and Newspapers are issued to read only in the library premises. At any circumstances they are not issued out.

  • The newly added titles will be displayed in the New Arrival Display rack for advertisement.

  • Current Awareness Service (CAS) - as
  • The following members are entitled to enroll themselves as members of the library;
  • i) Enrolled Students of Bhandari and Rathi College
  • ii) Faculty/All Staff Members
  • iii) Visiting Faculty Institutional Membership Library has institutional membership of Libraries/Organizations to full fill information needs (especially E-Resources) of faculty and students.


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

  • The borrower shell 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 in the Due-Date-Slip.

  • Till the end of examination we will not charge any fine but after the exam we will charge Rs.1.0/book/day

  • 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.50/-.

  • 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.50/-.

  • A material lost by the Member shall be replaced either with latest edition or pay double 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.
  • 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.
  • Entry in the Book Stacking Section with Bag, books and other materials is strictly prohibited.
  • Using of Mobile Phone 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.
  • 18-1.pdf" download >Sem - VI Click here to download
Sl.No Name Qualification Designation Date of Joining
1 Shri B.S.Banad M.L.I.Sc.M.Phil Librarian 16-12-2008
2. Shri.S.C.Chikkadi M.L.I.Sc. Library Assistant 15-02-1999
3. Shri.S.K.Bhadrannavar B.A.B.Ed S D A (Part time) 15-07-2014
4. Shri.R.S.Jambagi S S L C Peon (Part time) 15-06-2009

Shri Basavaraj S Banad M.L.I.Sc,M phil


Mob: 9535472301

Office : 08357 250284

Email : banadlib@gmail.com

Website : www.bhandari.rathicollegegld.org