Nazareth Margoschis College at Pillaiyanmanai - About - Library

Nazareth Margoschis College Library was started in the year 1967 with a total collection of nearly 2000 volumes, now has 21990 books for the use of students and Staff. It also has 32 journals and a 15 magazines to cater to the need of the visitors to the library. The library is partially digitalized. It uses ILMS software to keep track of the access to the books and updating stock. The computers in the library are linked with internet and loaded with e-books. Efforts are being taken to fully digitalize the library in due course.

Our Library is user friendly with provision of e-gate facility, Seven computers with internet access and OPAC for students, and INFLIBNET facility to cater to the needs of learners.

Our College library follows certain protocol in the usage of the library books. The entry register is kept for students at the entrance of the library. Each student is issued four book borrowing cards. New books are issued to the students only after the previously borrowed books are returned in good conditions. At the end of every year all the students must return the borrowed books to the library. Likewise the teachers are allowed to take five number of books using library card. Whoever is leaving the institutions be it a student or a faculty, must get no due certificate from the Librarian.

Library has conducted book exhibition. Best library user award is given to the library users among the students every year.


1. Gate Entry / E gate.

2. Circulation Section.

3. Reading Hall.

4. Lending Books Section (Stack room).

5. Reference Section.

6. Periodical / Back Volume Section.

7. University Question Bank Section.

8. Digital Library Section.

9. Staff Reading room with Air conditioner.

General Information:

1. Working Hours : 09.00 am – 05.00 pm ( Open in all Working days).

2. Classification System: Colon Classification.

3. Staff & Students Access System: Open Access System.

4. Total number of Volumes : 21,990.

5. Total number of Titles : 14,672.

6. Total no of Book Bank books : 1,639.

7. Journals : 32.

8. Magazines : 15.

9. News papers : 7.

10. CDs : 314.

11. Question bank : 325.

12. Syllabus : 166.

13. Back volume : 406.

14. Rare Books : 146.

15. OPAC system : Yes.

16. Total seating capacity : 70.

17. E –gate : Yes.

18. E –journals : Yes.

19. Reference books : Yes.

20. Library Feedback : Yes.

21. Library total no of computers : 7.