D.K.M College was founded in June 1972 through the munificence of Shri .N.Krishaswami Mudaliar, and Smt. Danabagiam Ammal who took keen interest to further the cause of Women`s Education, one of the greatest and vital needs of the developing country like India.
Our College library was established along with the inception in the Year 1972 with 922 books in a small room. Now the Central Library comprises of 34350 books our College and it also comprises of 31 Journals, 11 free e-journals, 13 Magazines, 544 Theses, 79 Projects, 211 Book Bank, 2709 Back Volumes and other non-materials like 351 DVD&CD. The Central Library occupies a place of Pride in the college and marching towards its mission of facilitating the students, faculty Members, and Research scholars.
In the Year 2008, we have automated library with software named SOUL 2.0 of UGC-INFLIBNET which is the integrated library management software by the UGC and OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) is also available which allows online Reservation, circulation, Accounts of the user and to find and to locate a particular Document in library Resources. The library services include Internet browsing Facilities, Circulation, Current awareness, Reference Services and User Education are available in the central library.
The total cost incurred during 2007-2017 for UGC Fund-Rs.14, 79,642 Autonomous Fund-Rs.7, 45, 722 and Special Fee-Rs.1, 30,974 and Management Fund-Rs.1, 18,553.
Students are our biggest strength, Opportunities to expand book stack in library and Challenges to maximum utilization of central library by Staff and Students with ICT Facilities.In the digital library, we have 25 systems with the multimedia facility with wi-fi connectivity.
Learning is fundamental to the progress of humanity—for economic prosperity, social well-being, personal fulfillment, and to help ensure a sustainable planet.
Today the library and archive, growing through Grant purchase and provide a remarkable living Resource for all members of the college and for visiting researchers, while college tours and changing exhibitions allow the college to share its treasures with a wider public.
IAS/IPS and Other Government Exams Coaching Centre
Inauguration of Awareness Programme on Career & Placement and Free Coaching classes for UPSC/TNPSC/IAS/IPS Competitive Exams and free book bank Organized on 07.07.2017 and Inaugurated by Mr. D.Sengottaiyan, MVSC, District revenue Officer Vellore was the Chief Guest. He inaugurated the free coaching center for the present and state level UPSC/TNPSC/IAS/IPS Competitive exams. Also the Free book ban facility for the benefit the Alumnae students and presents was inaugurated by him. In his Inaugural address, he highlighted the need and role of women in the competitive exams and their role in the Nations’ development. He gave tips to face the competitive exams easily without any fear. He shared his own experiences while taking up the TNPSC Exams which was admired by the students.
The other Chief guest was Mr.Senthilkumar MA, M.SC, IMBA, from Employment office Vellore, spoke on “How to the Face Competitive Exams” and other Chief Guest were Mr. Munusamy B.E the Co-ordinator of the Vellore District Employment office was the coordinator of the Awareness program me. Mr.Selvam and Mr.Karthik from Employment office also participated in the conference. Nearly 500 students’ participate and got benefited in the conference. An Essay competition on the various skills required for competing in the job market was organized.
We have 2315 books In Our IAS/IPS and other government exams coaching center Library.
Mr.N.A.MURAHARI, MSc, MBA, CAIIB, PGDADR is Coordinator for IAS/IPS and other government exams coaching center.
Mrs.R.Nagalakshmi is Library assistant
BOOK BANK FACILITY
This book bank scheme is run for the Economically Backward/ Other Backward Class Students. Books regarding syllabus are issued to students for the whole year and taken back after the final examination is over. The funds for this scheme are raised from philanthropic donors whose list is furnished hereunder.
|LIST OF DONORS|
|S.no||Name of the donor||Year||Total books|
|1||Principal Dr.P.N. Sudha||2017-2018||28|
|12||Tata McGraw Hill Publication||2017-2018||24|
|Total no. of Titles||: 10009
|Book Bank||: 259
|Competitive Exam Books||: 2315|
|Back volumes||: 2709
|Thesis and Dissertation||: 544|
The new arrivals of books and journals are provided for the benefit of the users.