The Library of Sharanbasaveshwar College of Commerce, Kalaburagi is situated on the first floor of the college. This library is one of the oldest Academic Libraries in the region and has been a part of the college right from its very inception in the year 1961. It is charged/commissioned with the responsibility of acquiring, Organizing, Storing, Retrieving and timely Dissemination of the resources/ information to its users to foster a healthy and conducive learning environment.
It houses copious collection of resources namely -Books (Text, Reference and General), Booklets, Dictionaries, Directories, Thesauri, Encyclopedias (subject and General), Journals, Magazines, Newspapers, e-resources(N-LIST), Theses, Dissertations, Old Question Papers, Model answers (of rank students obtained from University) etc. covering a wide gamut of Commerce and Allied Subjects.
The library boasts of nearly 39000 and odd resources to cater to its user base of students, staff and faculty. Library follows open access system to enable users to choose books without any let or hindrance according to their own tastes, intellectual and grasping abilities. Students are permitted to borrow up to 3 books for a period of seven days which is extendable in case there is no demand from other users of the library and the staff are allowed to borrow as many books as they want. In order not to inconvenience and handicap the students for want of books during exams, students are allowed to hold the library books they have against a nominal deposit amount. Library has also taken up the digitization of Question Papers and sending the same to the different users on their WhatsApp group and also on their personal whatsapp or email on request for the same.
As the library is located on the first floor, ramp is provided for Differently Abled (Divyang Jan) to make it easily accessible for all. library is equipped with 100mbps wi-fi connection for seamless internet accessibility for all user.

The Timings of the Library is as below

  • On working days : 08.30 to 05.30 pm
  • On holidays : 10.00 to 02.00pm
  • Before examination days : 08.30 to 09.00 pm
  • During examination days : 08.30 to 09.00 pm
  • During vacation : 09.30 to 02.30 pm

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