Libraries are hub of knowledge mines. They are central and integral part of academic life. they are the heart of college. The law library plays vital role in the administration of justice. ‘A court of law is a temple of justice, a law library is a temple of knowledge’ , and such library service is playing and has to play an effective and efficient role in the legal profession.
The library established in1963, has a collection of 17744including Law Books, Indian and International Law Journals, and Law Reports, including American Jurisprudence, Halsbury Laws, All England Law Reports, International Law Reports, Common wealth Law Reports, etc. along with rare and oldest books.
The library is automated with integrated library automation Software LIBSOFT with Web OPAC for user interface.
The library is having built up area with ample space for storage of books and reading purpose. The library has an open access system to facilitate readers to have easy access to the library resources.
The library is having Institutional Membership of National Law School of India University . Through where the students and faculty can make use of resources available in the NLSIU Library. The library is registered with INFLIBNET-NLIST program as a member and provides access for number of e-books and e-journals relating to law.
Presently, the Library has four sections; Periodicals, Reference section, Book stack and Circulation section. As the Open Access system is in force, all the library readers are free to enter the library and can choose their own books in circulation section to read at home.
General students are given two books; SC/ST students are given three books.Books are lent to both Staff and Students during semester period. For students lending duration is for 14 days and if preferred it can be renewed for a further period of 14 days.
Statistical records of ‘ Students Visit to Library ’ and ' Issue of Books ’ are maintained in the Library. A gate register is maintained for the Readers. It has been recorded, on an average 60-100 students visit the library every day. The issue and return of books per day amounts more than 60 books.
The practice of withdrawing books lent to the students before the semester examinations is followed by almost all institutions, but in our institution, book lending service is continued even during the examination for the benefit of the student community at crucial hour of examinations.
To motivate and encourage students, to inculcate the habit of reading " Best Library User Award " has been instituted for the optimum user of the library resource.
The Library in collaboration with MPP House, M/S Narayanaswamy and Mohan Law House conducts Book Exhibition cum sale every semester to provide maximum benefit to students on the purchase of academic books.
|Monday to Friday||08:00 AM||06:00 PM|
|Saturday||08:00 AM||02:00 PM|
|Library will be closed on Sundays And All National Holidays|
|1||Dr. Anitha F.N. D'Souza, Principal||Chairperson|
|2||Dr. Sujatha S, Dean||Member|
|3||Sri. Kanya Naik, Asst. Prof.||Member|
|4||Dr. Rohini Pandurangi, Asst. Prof.||Member|
|5||Ms. Meghana V, Asst. Prof.||Member|
|6||Sri. Gowri Shankar (III Semester, LL.B)||Student Member|
|7||Sri. Nevil Pereira (III Semester, B.Com, LL.B)||Student Member|
|8||Ms. Simran Kumari (III Semester, B.A, LL.B)||Student Member|
|9||Sri. C. Veerabhadraiah., Asst. Prof.||Faculty Co-ordinator|
|10||Smt. D. Mala, Librarian||Member secretary|
|Year||Name of the Awardees|
|2015-16||Mr. Sachin N., 3-Year LL.B Degree Course Mr. Pavan Kumar., 5-year B.A, LL.B Degree Course|
|2016-17||Smt. Satyakumari., 3-year LL.B Degree Course|
|2017-18||Mr. Gowri Shankar., 3-year LL.B Degree Course|
The library has registered with INFLIBNET-NLIST program as a member, it provides access for number of e-books and e-journals relating to the law:
|3||Times of India||Daily|
|2||Economic & Political Weekly||Weekly|
|Sl No||Particulars||Edition and Year|
|1||Supreme Court Cases||1950 upto date|
|2||Supreme Court Cases weekly||2001 to up to date|
|3||Karnataka Law Journal||1965 to up to date|
|4||SC Criminal Digest||2006 to up to date|
|5||Supreme Court Yearly Digest||2014-up to date|
|6||Supreme Court Criminal Digest||2002 to up to date|
|7||KSLU Law Journal||2014-up to date|
|8||KSLU Student Law Review||2006 to up to date|
|9||Journals of American International Law||1960-1978|
|10||Yearly Supreme Court Digest||1966-1990|
|11||Case Law of International Constitutional||1966-1990|
|12||Halsbury’s Laws of England 1-56 vol||1964-71, 1973-87 2 sets|
|13||Halsbury’s Statutes of England 1-40 Vol||1968-1975|
|14||American Jurisprudence||1-55 Vol|
|15||British Digest of International Series||1-50 2b, 5, 6,7,8|
|16||U.S Supreme Court Digest 1-10, & 16 Vol||1952-74|
|17||Annual Digest of Public International Law Cases 1-16ed||1932-1955|
|18||Indian Journal of International Law||1960-1970|
|19||Company Cases||1936 to up to date|
|20||Award Digest Journal of Labour Legislation|
|21||Indian Bar Review (Bar Council of India Trust)||2015-up to date|
|22||All India Reporter||1925 to up to date|
|23||Indian Law Reports||1991- up to date|
|24||Income Tax Reporter||2007 to up to date|
|25||International Law Reports||1950- up to date|
|26||All England Reports||1558- up to date|
|27||Common Wealth Reports(1-114 Vol)||1903-1966|
|28||U.S Supreme Court Reports||1965-1984|
|Books and Bound Volumes||17744|
|Journals & Reports||27|
|Computer with Accessories||22|
Access to legal sites and databases