Carmel College Library

About Carmel Library

The College started in the year 1981 and the library also began to function in the same year. The first library situated in the wing of the same building of the college. It was seemed as a simple hall, with the least facilities for a library . During the period , there was pre degree classes and degree classes.

March 14th 2003 was a significant day for Carmel college, since separate building was blessed for library. The year 2003-2004, Library is computerized. Both Circulation and searching facilities introduced in the year itself. Towards the end of the year, the facility for internet browsing also started through 4 computers. The year 2004, in the library, Barcode was introduced. Barcode label used in the book and identity card. The Barcode scanner used in the library

The Year 2014 KOHA software was introduced. We have online public access catalogue(OPAC) in all the computers. Internet also started . Open access system is following in the library. DDC is using for classification. Greenstone is using for digital library.

Library Committee

A Library Committee includes the Principal, Vice Principal and selected heads of the Departments and Chairperson to direct the library Services. The Library has a collection of current awareness and general knowledge related materials from newspapers, periodicals and magazines for members to access. These documents can be referred by students for collecting information regarding higher studies, competitive exams etc.


To provide the resources and facilities necessary to support and enhance the academic and extra curricular programmes of the college and serve the students, faculty and alumnae and the local community efficiency , competency and amiability


  • To support and enhance the Curriculum
  • To enhance personal development through a wide range of reading and learning materials
  • To promote the development of research skills as a basis for lifelong learning

Library Staff

Name Designation Email
Sr. Mary I.K Librarian
Sr. Nicy Vincent (Sr.Jesna Rose) Asst.Librarian
Smt.Shiji Johnson Assistant Staff
Smt.Rekha Roy Assistant Staff
Smt.Lintu Sreejith Assistant Staff
Smt.Asha Jose Assistant Staff

Library Rules

  • Perfect silence should be observed
  • ID Card is compulsory
  • Place personal belongings on the property counter
  • Scan the ID at the gate entry
  • Periodicals to be replaced in their respective places.
  • 4+2 books for UG and 6+2 Books for PG students should be issued at a time
  • Due date is marked on the date Label inside the book
  • Books may be retained only for 14 days. Fine will be charged for delay
  • Reference books will not be issued
  • Do not lend library cards to others
  • Do not lend library cards to others
  • Handle books with care. Do not destroy by tearing pages or scribbling. It is a punishable offense.

Library Resourses

Total number of books 30680
Reference 955
Journals & periodicals 96
Bound volume – journals 1567
Book bank section 434
Alumnae section 650
Newspapers 7
Maps 3
Globes 2
Thesis 17
Project reports 348
and written magazine 8

Digital Resourses

CDs & DVDs 617
Audio cassettes


  • Bound volumes of periodicals
  • Newspaper Clippings
  • College Magazines
  • College Calendars
  • Project Reports
  • Theses


  • Current awareness & SDI Service
  • INFLIBNET - NList(Database)
  • University Question papers
  • Free Internet Browsing
  • News paper Clippings
  • User Orientation
  • Reprography
  • Circulations
  • Reference
  • CD Rom
  • Website

Malayalam E- Papers

E-Paper Link
Malayala Manorama Click here
Mathrubhumi Click here
Kerala Kaumudi Click here
Deshabhimani Click here
Madhyamam Click here
Mangalam Click here
Deepika Click here

English E- Papers

E-Paper Link
The Times of India Click here
The New Indian Express Click here
The Hindu Click here
Deccan Chronicle Click here

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