- REPROGRAPHIC SERVICE
Library users have easy access to photocopying facilities, which enable them to reproduce required material from books, journals, and newspapers. The photocopiers are housed inside the library for ease of access.
- REFERENCE SERVICE
The library maintains a separate reference collection consisting of encyclopedias, dictionaries, directories, handbooks, atlases, etc. The Reference Section facility is extended to the students, staff, and faculty of the Institute from 08.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. Readers may approach the Reference Desk for any information, assistance, or query.
- INTERLIBRARY LOAN SERVICE
Interlibrary Loans (ILL) is a practice between participating libraries that establish agreements with one another to share materials to enhance their collections. We have collaboration with N-LIST.
- BOOK BANK SCHEME
SPC Library issues textbooks to SC/ST and students from economically less privileged sections.
The main features of the OPAC are to check the availability of books, find loan periods, renewbooks and suggest new titles for procure. To verify your library account for what is checked out and when books are due.
- INTERNET FACILITIES
The digital library is equipped with 09 computers connected to the Internet for users to search and browse information on electronic databases, e-journals, e-books as well as audiobooks & CD/DVDs. The library is part of the institute-wide network & has adequate computing infrastructure to cater to the needs of the users. The Wi-Fi facility in the reading area continues to attract users to bring their laptops and have seamless access to print & electronic resources.
- NEW ARRIVAL DISPLAY
New books are displayed on the “New Arrivals” shelves for a limited amount of time so that library users may have a chance to browse new acquisitions. List of these new book lists are also sent to the students and staff group.
- LIBRARY ORIENTATION PROGRAMME
SPC Library staff conducts a Library Orientation Program at the beginning of the academic year for all the first-year students of UG and PG. The students are introduced to the library access, facilities, e-resources, OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) software, borrowing procedure, etc.
- LIBRARY DAY
The SPC Library committee organizes Library Day on 12 August of every year in the memory of Padmashri Dr S. R. Ranganathan, Father of Indian Library Science. The committee conducts various events on this day, as a tribute and to bring back the memories of the great personality to the student community.
- WEEKEND BOOKS
SPC Library has a special corner for weekend books.There are millions of e-books,fiction,non-fiction,reference books,etc.Students and Staff of SPC will benefit immensely from these e-books shared by Library and Information Centre every Saturday via email.
- BROWSING CENTRE
The reading and browsing centre of the library has 09 systems installed with an internet facility. Students from UG and PG can use the systems for their academic activities.
CAS service: The purpose of a current-awareness service is to inform the users about new acquisitions in their libraries.
- QUESTION PAPER BANK
The Bangalore university question papers are available on the website in each department.