The Library of Shri Shankarlal Sundarbai Shasun Jain College for Women strives to provide inconceivable services by understanding the absolute information needs of the community to promote, support and encourage the Teaching, Research and Learning process through acquiring, organizing and scattering the information with communicative technologies.
Our library aims to provide quality library standards to its users. Our vision is to support the institution and its stakeholders by providing access to the widest possible spectrum of the information resources such as digital, online databases, print and non print materials relevant to the curricular, informational and innovative and research needs of the academic community, to provide right information to the right users at the right time.
Library’s mission is to strengthen and enhance the teaching, research and service to the faculties, researchers and students as well.
The library promotes intellectual growth and creativity by developing collections, facilitating access to information resources, teaching the effective use of information resources, critical evaluation skills and offering research assistance.
Rules & Regulations
The purpose of rules and regulations has been formulated to promote fair access, efficient usage of the library services and resources. Any individual using library services is assumed to have undertaken to observe and is bound by the library rules and regulations as stipulated below.
|S.No||Category||No. of book||Loan Period|
|2.||Research Scholars||4||15 days|
|5.||Administrative staff||6||30 days|
users are requested to borrow the books along with their Membership Card.
Replacement of lost books & cards
7.30 A.M – 6.00 P.M
Digital Library Service
Digital library with an excellent infrastructure has been set up at the Library. Online access to the e-resource like N-List, Proquest, NDLI & etc is available.
Book Bank Service
The eligible students may submit an application to get extra 3 books for the semester in the circulation section.
The Library has CDs accompanied with purchased books and journals, some complementary CDs, and Magazines’ CDs and DVDs. CDs will be provided to refer through library systems.
The Library maintains a separate reference collection consisting of encyclopedias, dictionaries, directories, handbooks, atlases, etc. The Reference Section facility is extended to the students, staff and faculty of the Institute from 08.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Readers may approach the Reference Desk for any information, assistance or query.
Previous year question papers, Faculty publications and other publications of the college are available in the Institutional Repository.
User Awareness Programme
Library provides an orientation to new students in the beginning of the academic year, on the other hand any user desiring to know more about library resources and service or to learn how to use a particular resource like OPAC, e-journals, databases etc. is given training by the library staff.
Document Delivery Services/EDDS
Library arranges photocopies of articles from journals, conference proceedings from different sources that are not available in its collection. The Electronic Document Delivery service is provided to the users during the pandemic crisis. This service is offered within the purview of copyright laws.
News Paper Clipping Service
This service provides information on the current trends and technologies in Teaching and learning process. Besides, it disseminates the recent developmental activities of our college.
Selective Dissemination of Information (SDI)
Selective Dissemination of Information (SDI) provides the Current Contents Service, Book Alert Service, etc.
Automated Circulation System
Library is automated and is hosted on the server and maintained by in-house experts. The entire collection is bar-coded.
Library has expensive collections of subscribed and free and open access e-books, e-journals, research papers, etc. Our Library is subscribed to
The main features of the OPAC are to check the availability of books, find loan periods, renew, or replace and also to verify your library account for what is checked out and when books are due.
The library has institutional membership with British Council Library and American Council Library for providing prominent services to the users.
The Internet and Wi-Fi facility is available inside the library with high speed bandwidth connection.
Shasun Library created a Reader Club in NDLI Club
Infrastructure & Technology
Library is fully equipped with sophisticated library furniture, with good ambience and the building is designed to support the Green Library. The Library is fully automated with RFID technology.
External Advisory Committee
This committee supports and suggests the better policy frameworks for the development of the Library.
University of Madras,
Dr.Mahendra N Jadhav
Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai
Librarian & Head
Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli
The American College,
Stella Maris College,
Mr. J. Arumugam
PSG College of Technology,