C. ABDUL HAKEEM COLLEGE

Library

The computerized Central Library of the College is housed in a separate block. The library has 31486 books on various subjects including the books in the departmental libraries. The library also subscribes to 29 journals and 34 periodicals and newspapers. These include Tamil and English general magazines, Arts, Science and Commerce journals. The books are issued to the students for a fortnight. Reading room facility is also provided with sufficient furniture for use of students. There is a separate reading room facility for staff and research scholars. There is a qualified librarian. There is also an Advisory Committee for the library with the Principal as Chairman. The library remains open on all working days from 8.30 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. There is an SC/ST Book Bank facility. There are 1764 books in the Book Bank of the Central Library. This facility is specially extended to the economically backward students. The activities of the Library such as lending of books, stock verification, purchase of books and the book bank are computerized. There are 2 computers in the library. The other facilities provided in the library are reprography, audio-video cassettes, CDs, Maps and Charts. Besides the Central Library, many Departments have their own departmental libraries to meet the specific needs of the students in the Department.