About Library

The Bon Secours College Library was established in 2019. Stocking over 5000 books and 15 printed journals and Magazines are available. It has computerised circulation service and provided with OPAC facility to know the availability of the documents (books etc.). KOHA Open Source Software used for issuing and returning of book. The Institutional Repositories is also provided with digitized Question Papers etc. e-ShodhSindhu (Online Journals) and e-books facility is provided to the users.

Working Hours

Timings : Monday-Friday | 8.30 A.M. - 5.00 P.M.

Borrowing Facilities

Sl. No. Member Details No. of Books Loan Period
1 Faculty Members 10 One Year upto 30th June
2 Students UG 2 7 Days
3 Non-Teaching Staff 5 One Year upto 30th June
  • Books borrowed must be returned on or before the due date.
  • Renewal can be done on the due date.
  • Books have to be physically presented for renewals.
  • Books will be renewed if there are no reservations.
  • Users are requested to verify the physical condition of the book/s before borrowing.
  • For late return of books, overdue charges will be collected as per rules in force.
  • Users are requested to collect receipt for fine amount paid by them.


The library is open to all the members of the college on every working day from 8.30 am to 5 pm. Students should visit the library frequently and do intelligent reading and reference work without neglecting general reading.

  • It is obligatory on the part of the students to be members of the library
  • The library will remain open from 8.30 am to 12.30 pm and from 1.00 to 5 pm on all working days.
  • The library will remain closed on Second, Fourth Saturdays, Sundays, all Government Holidays and during summer vacation.
  • Books and Periodicals will be issued only on producing the identity card issued to the student by the college.
  • On receipt of a book, if any unaccounted damage is found, the student should report it immediately to the Librarian. If the student fails to do so, she will be held responsible for such damage when it is subsequently detected by the Librarian.
  • Borrowing and returning of books in the library is to be done only during the timings notified in the notice-board of the Library
  • Books should be returned on or before the due date. Failure to do so will entail a fine of Rs.5/- per book per day
  • On returning the book, the student should get back the library ticket. lf not, the student will be held responsible for any loss or damage.
  • No member is allowed to pass the Library books to anyone within or outside the college
  • Students shall be allowed to take only one book at a time for home reading
  • Students are liable to pay double the cost of the published price of the book in case of any loss or damage to the books.
  • Donation of manuscripts books, journals, etc, to the library from individuals, societies, institutions etc. are accepted, subject to the approval by the Management.


  • Reference Service
  • Circulation of Books
  • OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue)
  • Internet Services
  • Reprography Service
  • Current Awareness Service
  • New Arrivals Services
  • Reader's Guidance
  • Bibliographical Service
  • User Awareness Services


Online Public Access Catalogue Available

Open Access

  • E-Resources Alphabetical List
  • Courseware
  • E-Books
  • E-Database
  • E-Journals
  • E-Proceedings
  • E-Theses
  • Government Sites
  • Digital Libraries
  • Major Fellowships and Scholarships
  • Libraries, Library Associations and Information Centers
  • Directory
  • National Digital Library (NDL)


Publisher URL
Pub-Med Central http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/
Indian Academy of Sciences (IAS) http://www.ias.ac.in//
In-Tech Open Access http://www.intechopen.com/
Math World http://mathworld.wolfram.com/
Open Educational Resources https://www.oercommons.org/