In the midst of its excellent setup of academic activities, the library acts as a nerve center catering to the needs of the students, researchers  and faculty members of the arts and commerce Departments. The SMSFGC library has been shaped as a centre of excellence for academic and research pursuits, keeping it open to the changes brought about by information Technology. Today the library is separate hall. To fulfil the vision and Mission of our institution. Our library was established with initial collection 350 books and now it is rich with more than 6000 and unique titles of 750 . To broaden and enrich the student’s quality in gaining relevant knowledge, our library is providing more than 12 regional and national journals in specific areas. To reach students requirements through providing E-Resources. We have INFLIBNET-N-LIST E Resources. We have a separate library hall contenting 5547 Volumes, in various subjects. Beside this, we are posing Donated books from the Students, Public and Staff.   

We are utilizing this library through 03 Computers. These library resources are very helpful for students and Teaching Staff studies and to conduct research works on various Fields.

VISION:  To establish a Library that serves a source of generating information and knowledge with globally responsive resources and services. To support instruction, research and extension services.

MISSION: To encourage academic achievement, success and lifelong learning to enhance teaching excellence. To provide a Student- Cantered learning environment that facilitates transfer of information and to cater to the needs of its users to access.

MOTTO: To Facilitate Access to right information to right user at the right time in the right manner so as to produce productive citizens to this great nation.

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                                                             Digital Library


The library functions as an integral part of the college. The objectives of the library are:-

  • To build up a comprehensive and up-to-date need-based collection of books, journals, and other non-book materials like CDs, etc in the disciplines taught and researched in our college.
  • To promote the reading habits of students and faculty of the college.
  • To join resources sharing activities of UGC through Network resource centres. (N-LIST)
  • To support the educational, cultural activities of the college.
  • To motivate the staff and students to do research work.


  • Readers shall not write upon, damage, or make any mark upon any book, manuscript or map belonging to the library.
  • Erase of any mark of the stamp, label, etc. on a book or manuscript of map belonging to the library will be considered as misconduct and justification/fine will be charged.
  • Any reader observing a defect, or damage to any book or manuscript shall point out the same to the Library Staff immediately.
  • Overdue charges will be laid on borrowed books and other reading materials as per the rules if returned after the due date.
  • Keep your personal belonging such as bags, books at the property counter. Not the keep any valuables such as cash, mobile phones, ATM cards etc in the counter. Library or its staff is not responsible for loss of any valuables.
  •  Books borrowed on a particular day will not be accepted for return on the same day.
  • Mobile phones need to be switched off or kept in the silent mode before making entry to the library. Talking over mobile inside the library/reading hall is strictly prohibited.
  • Maintain silence in the library.
  • The library working Hours: 9-00 A.M to 5.00 P.M

Library Staff :

Mr.Praveena.A.N M.L.I.SC., M.Phil Librarian
Mr.Itagi chaman Sab D.L.I.Sc., B.Com Library Assistant



 Borrowing Facility:

Document delivery service is being provided for the user community to dissimilate right information at right time to right user for right purpose. The users of the SMSFGC Library can borrow books for a period of 15 days. Two borrower’s tickets will be issued to students and for Non- teaching staff and can borrow two books at a time. Fifteen tickets will be issued to the Faculty and Research Scholars to borrow the books from the library and return the same after period of 15 days. Users are informed to return/renew the borrowed books on or before due date to prevent the penalty of overdue charges.

SC/ST Book Bank Facility:

The Student who belongs to SC/ST and other economically weaker can avail SC/ST book bank facility. Fair number of text books will be issued to each student for a period of one academic year in the cognitive subjects.

OPAC Facility

Online Public Access Catalogue facility is being offered to the user community of the college in order to provide first-hand information about the availability and location of the reading materials. Users can reserve the required reading material and the same will be issued on queue basis system.

New arrivals Display:

Some selected titles of new books acquired by the library are displayed on “New Arrival Stand for the benefit of the readers.

Bulletin board/wall Magazine (C A S)

For the benefit of the students, information broachers of institutional for further studies, employment opportunities, personality development skills, News Papers clipping etc., are put on the bulletin board. The library has a “Wall Magazine” where the student can exhibit their talents by writing some articles and cartoons etc.,

Reference Service

The Library is extending reference and referral Services to the users of the library. Most of the reference oriented Text books and General books have been kept in reference and active stack area for reference only by the users of the library.

Orientation Programme

In order to create an awareness among the fresh students of the B. A and B.Com about the proper utilization of the library and its resources and services; to give first-hand information about the library and to provide them a closer acquaintance and more familiarity about various aspects of the library system, the Library is being organized the Library Orientation Programme. This Programme is an educative and informative and also bridges the gap between the library Staff and user clients.

This Programme educates users about the physical arrangement and organization of the collection, its functions and services both traditional and modern services like CD-ROM,  E-Journals consortium of UGC INFLIBNET-NLIST. This programme helps the user community to utilize the available resources, services and facility to the maximum extent.

CD-ROM Service

This service helps users to collect the entire information about their related topic within short span of time. User community of the Library especially the Final  year, students can avail this facility. Users can browse CDs related to their subjects which gives the bibliographical information along with abstracts of Journal, articles, seminar papers, conference proceeding, books  reviews. etc

Photocopy Facility

The Library members can avail the photocopy facility within the College  building at nominal charges.

Extra books facilities to meritorious students.

An extraordinary boosting service is provided to the students by taking special risk by the library. Under this scheme, the top scorers in each class in a semester will get extra 3 to 4 Books. Our library is providing this service to 40 to 50 students every semester.


Books 5545
Journals 11
Reference Material  250
 Bound Volumes 60
Electronic Books N-LIST
Electronic Journals  N-LIST
Magazines 06
News Papers 05
Back Volumes 50
Audio and Video Material  05
CD ROM’s 10



Students Membership
This type of membership is open to all the students who got their admission to B.A and B.Com course in our college.

Teachers Membership

This type of membership is open to all the permanent and guest faculty of the college.

 Administrative Membership:

The Library facilities are also made available to the administrative staff of the college. So that they can make use of general books and general magazines of the Library


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