LibraryCollection & Statistics

The valuable collections include forty sets of Encyclopediae, twenty sets of Dictionaries and Directories of various categories. Some of the collections are very rare, viz. 4 editions of Encyclopædia Britannica, 2 editions of World Book EncyclopediaCollier's Encyclopedia (24 volumes), Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia (29 volumes), Compton's Pictured Encyclopedia (15 volumes), The Book of Knowledge: The Children's Encyclopædia, International Encyclopedia of Ecology and Environment (30 volumes), Encyclopedia of Visual Art (10 volumes) and Encyclopedia of Animal World    (21 volumes).  In the collection of Dictionaries there are 20 sets of various types, among them A New English Dictionary (9 volumes), published in 1888, is the rarest and the most valuable. Moreover, A Dictionary of English Language abridged by Robert Gordon Latham from that of Samuel Johnson in 1882, Malayalam-English Dictionary by Hermann Gundert and Malayalam-Portuguese Dictionary by Arnos Padre are available in the Library.
 

Libraries and Book Counts

General Library   English Library  Science Library Total Books Total Titles
56610 17065 18415 92090 72653

 

Subject wise statistics

Subject

Number

Botany

3494

Chemistry

3904

Commerce

7620

Computer Science

2893

Economics

9837

Subject

Number

Electronics

650

English & literature

19065

Hindi

6880

History

3034

Malayalam

15955

Subject

Number

Mathematics

3914

Physical Education

554

Physics

4259

Political Science

1125

Reference

1102

Subject

Number

Sanskrit

1215

Sociology/Social Work

1648

Statistics

2019

Zoology

3989

ONLINE JOURNALS

  • Bulletin of Materials Science
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  • Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy
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  • Journal of Biosciences
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  • Journal of Chemical Sciences
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  • Journal of Earth System Science
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  • Journal of Genetics
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  • Pramana: Journal of Physics
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  • Proceedings – Mathematical Sciences
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  • Resonance: Journal of Science Education
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  • Current Science
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  • Proceedings of the Indian National Science Academy
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  • Indian Journal of History of Science
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  • Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics
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  • Economic and Political Weekly (Fulltext available through N-LIST)
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