Vimala College Library, Trichur - Digital Information Repository & OPAC

Computerization
  • Vimala College Library is the first College Library under the Calicut University to manage its catalogue & Circulation with barcodes.


  • LIBSOFT is the package installed for library automation.

  • LIBSOFT has got all the essential modules for managing the library namely accession (Book, Journal, Multimedia), Classification, OPAC, Periodicals control, Information retrieval, Circulation (Issue, return, renewal, reservation, membership) & Statistics.

  • LIBSOFT offers the facility of swiping for the library user statistics.

  • Classification

    Books are classified according to the Dewey Decimal Classification. Classified arrangement of books help the user to find out a particular title of his / her specific interest.


    Calibre-E Book Management

    Calibre is a free and open source e-book library management application developed by users of e-books for users of e-books. It is the best content management software for e-book readers.


    Infrastructure

    The three-storey library building has a reading room, stack room an internet browsing room and a research centre. The total carpet area of the central library is 10610sq.ft . The library is equipped with 89 tables and 286 chairs.128 racks are utilized for the stacking purpose of books. To display the current issues of periodicals there are 13 racks.It has a media room with LCD. A revolving rack displays the newly arrived books.


    Library Committee

    Library Committee serves as the coordinating and policy making body which functions as a buffer agency and interpreter of the needs of the library to the authorities.