Library is Open for 24X7
The students are encouraged not only to learn from classes but also to pursue independent research by using resources provided by the library services. While our physical library has collections of books, journals, audio/visual materials, and other library items, its e-library subscribes to commercially available digital libraries which greatly increase the learning resources to its users. For gaining access to other controlled online resources requiring membership or licenses, the college library seeks solutions by directly joining memberships and/or purchasing licenses and also provides handout materials, keeping their students academic and attendance records, and posting assignments and instructions to their students. The teaching assistants may access the system to post homework related information for individual courses. They also assist the faculty members by searching for useful learning materials or web site links and include them in the posted course material for students use. Faculty members and the teaching assistants can also send messages to their students through this online facility. Each current student is assigned a computer account to access the Online Service Center. The system is designed such that the student user can have access to all general information but only his/her own personal data and academic records.
Using this facility, a student may obtain his/her course related information; check his/her own study plan, financial records, and attendance records. The student may also update his/her personal contact data online. Internet technology has been widely used to not only increase learning resources accessibility to the students and faculty but also help the instructors and the administrators to monitor the students learning progress online.
PHONICS understands well the fundamental importance of a library in promoting lifelong learning and improving the knowledge, skills and competence of its students. The college from its inception knows that a library and information centre of exceptional quality form the nerve centre of any good college. Connecting both students and faculty with global resources of knowledge, the Library shall continue to adapt to challenging new demands and provides a professional and conducive learning atmosphere for the empowerment of its users. The library will house industry relevant reports, standards, annual reports, magazines, newsletters, etc. An automated set-up with user friendly portal providing a single point access to e-resources, the library will be rich in resources in the subjects of business, technology and allied areas. The PHONICS Library will by:
- Selecting, acquiring, organizing , maintaining and making accessible a collection of printed and non-printed, primary and secondary materials which will support the educational, research, and public service programmes of both students and faculty.
- Responding to the varying needs of the academic community by involving faculty, students, and administration in the development and periodic assessment of library services and resources. Providing library users with point-of-use instruction, personal assistance in conducting library research, and other reference services.
- Providing an environment conducive to the optimum use of library materials and an appropriate schedule of hours of service and professional assistance. Participating in any overall computing resources plan, and providing for full library utilisation of automation technology and for physical facilities and equipment adequate to process, catalogue, and store the materials.
- Enhancing the librarys resources and services through cooperative relationships with other libraries and agencies.
Highly qualified, efficient librarians will ensure the best possible information services. Standard textbooks and books by well-known authors are stocked, and every effort will be made to obtain all titles recommended by the faculty. Multiple copies of popular books will be bought to make them available to as many students as possible.
Fully automated for day-to-day operations, there will be automated issuing and book collection systems in place.
Membership : All students, faculty members and employees of the institute are eligible for the membership of the library.
Bar-coding System : All the books will be bar-coded in the library & barcode laser scanners will be used in the circulation counter for book transaction.
International and National E-Journals