The library was established during the year 1965. New premises was occupied on 28th September 1994. The modern library centre funded by AHRDP as annex to the main library was declared open on 23rd July 2001 for students browsing centre.

Working Hours:

                    8.00 am – 8.00 pm on all working days

                    8.00 am – 3.00 pm on Saturday

Book Issue/ Return Timings:

                    9.00 am – 6.00 pm on all working days

Staff in Position:

                    Assistant Librarian – 1 No

                    Library Assistant –    1 No

Library Facilities:

1.     Documents:

Text Books, Reference Books, Peer Reviewed current Journals, Back Volume of Journals, Newspaper, Annual reports and Conference proceedings.

2.     Special Collection:

Competitive exam books & Journals; Thesis.

3.     E-Information resources:

e- books, e-Journals, CD’s

E-books available in AC&RI Campus Network

·       Springer

·       CAB e-books

·       CAB Crop protection compendium

·       CAB forestry compendium

·       Science direct

·       Wiley Online library

 Discipline

             Springer:

                    Life Sciences                            -     500 titles

                    Bio Medical Sciences               -     351 titles

                    Earth Science and Geography  -     308 titles

                    Environment                             -     307 titles

                    Medicine                                   -     178 titles

Sub discipline:

                    Ecology                                     -     141titles

                    Biochemistry and Biophysics   -     115 titles

                    Plant Sciences                           -     108 titles

                    Geography                                -       100 titles

                    Cell Biology                             -       95 titles

 CAB e-books

                    Agriculture                                 -     214titles

                    Animal and university sciences -    219 titles

                    Environmental sciences             -    220 titles

                    Human Health and Nutrition     -   109 titles

                    Plant Science                             -   290 titles

 CAB Crop Protection Compendium

                    Search over 26,000 Data sheets and over 2,50,000 articles.

 CAB forestry Compendium

                    Search over 20,000 Data sheets and over 3,00,000 articles.

 Science Direct

                    Physical Sciences and Engineering

                    Life Sciences

                    Health Sciences

                    Social sciences and Humanities

 Wiley Online Library  

                    60 publications in Horticulture

 Journals:

                    93 Nos of Indian Journal subscribed (print version)

Magazine for Civil Services :

                          i.    Competitive Success Review

                         ii.    Competitive Success Digest

                        iii.    Pratiyogita Darpan

                         iv.    Yojana

                          v.    Kurukshetra

                         vi.    Employment News

E-Journals:

                    more than 2500 online journals are available in the library. Tamilnadu Agricultural University is IP authenticated.

                    Agricultural and Biological Sciences

                    Arts and Humanities

                    Basic Sciences

                    Bio Medical Sciences

                    Engineering and Technology

                    Social and Management studies

CD’s:  

                    Competitive Exam

                    Subject

                    Thesis

 Services :

                    Circulation Services

                    Current Awareness Service

                    Reference Services

                    User Orientation

                    Reprographic Services

                    Information display and notification Services

                    Digital Resources availability  

                    Newspaper clipping services in agriculture.

 Library Users:

                    Students of UG, PG and Ph.D., Staff and other institutions students & staff.                

Month

UG

PG

Ph.D

Staff

Others

Total

August 2016

1257

375

147

132

4

1915



Contact

Dr. C.Karuilancheran,

Assistant Librarian

Library

Agricultural College & Research Institute,

Madurai - 625 104.

Office No: 0452-2422892

Mobile No: +91 9789560058