Came into existence in the year 1966 by inheriting document collection of about 58000 books and several bound volumes of periodicals held by Central College Library  then affiliated to University of Mysore. The Library was shifted to Jnana Bharathi Campus in the year 1975. The present Library Building is built on star modular structure enabling each sections to function independently.

Mission Statement

To acquire, organise and provide access  to various kinds of information sources including books, journals, theses, etc both in print and electronic forms and provide excellent IT based information  services and be partner in the pursuit of academic excellence by varsity students, researchers and faculty. To Collaborate with other institutions at local, regional, national and international levels for mutually beneficial resource sharing and To maximise the efficiency of library staff, through continuous training and promotion.

A. Books

Gift Books  -  23,726

Purchased  -  3,50,000

B. E-Books

Springer E Books ( about 30,893 Titles)

Taylor & Francis E-Books (about 7427 titles

Pearson E-Books (about 439 titles)

McGrawHill E-Books (about 142 titles)

World eBook Library (30 Million titles)

C. Print Journals 

Bound Volumes  -  58,000

Current  Journals -  218

D. E-Journals 

UGC-Infonet   8500+ Titles

Open Access   >20000 Titles 

EBSCO  Online Journals

 Management Science  -  1000

 Social Sciences  - 625 (400 Peer Reviewed)

E. Statistical Database:

F. Indexing Databases 

J-GATE@UGC-Infonet, Web of Science, MathSciNet,  Analytical Abstracts,  etc

G. Books digitised Under DLI Project  - 1000 

H. CD’s  -  1389

I. Theses and Dissertations  -  4930

J. Newspaper  -  47

K. Magazines   -  35

Main Library , JB CampusReference Section: 8.00 AM to 7.00 PM:
Periodical Section: 8.00 AM to 5.00 PM:
Circulation Section: 10.00 am to 5.00 PM
Central College Campus LibraryMonday to Saturday : 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Physical Education College Library , JB CampusMonday to Saturday : 10:00 AM to 5:15 PM
Law College Library , JB CampusMonday to Saturday : 10:00 AM to 5:15 PM
Civil Engineering Department College Library , JB CampusMonday to Saturday : 10:00 AM to 5:15 PM
University Visvesvarayya College of Engineering (U.V.C.E), K.R.CircleMonday to Saturday : 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Constituent College Libraries

1. Physical Education College Library


2. University Law College Library

The Library was established in the year 1948 along with the Government Law College. It had a small room with a little stock of few books. Later on exclusive area has been provided for the library & year by year the Library has been equipped with additional books, Journals. ULC was shifted from city to Jnana Bharathi campus in the year 2007. The Library has an independent and well planned building. Collections include documents in a wide range of subjects, comprising of text books, reference books, books in literature, rare books, journals and digests as well as current legal periodicals.


Lending of books (Issues, Returns, Renewal)

Reference Services

Reprographic Services

Inter Library loan

Internet Search etc.

Collection of Library books

Books 35000Journals 33
Back Volumes 3000Book bank 4170
Newspaper 9Theses & Dissertation 1500
3. University Visvesvarayya College of Engineering (U.V.C.E) 
NameDesignationContact ForView Profile
1Dr. Radha Krishna B.R.Deputy LibrarianPhysical Education College Library Profile
2Smt. Helen Pushpa RaniAsst. LibrarianBook Acquisition, Technical Section
Book Acquisition, Technical Section
3Smt. Ramani MohanAsst. LibrarianCirculation, Membership, ILL,
Periodicals, Reference Section,
4Smt. Shiva Kumari B.GAsst. LibrarianUniversity Law College Library Profile
5Smt. Uma RajanAsst. LibrarianUniversity Engineering College Profile
6Smt.Usha Devi LAsst. LibrarianCivil Engineering Department Library Profile