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Library & Information Science

About the Department

The Library was established in the formative years of the College. It witnessed the College cross one milestone after another to become a mammoth monolith with more than 80,000 books on its shelves relating not only to the subjects taught in the College but also rare collections on philosophy, logic, politics and languages. The Library functions on the basis of Open Access System in which the students and staff have facilities for unlimited usage of the treasure trove.

The College provides ample scope and opportunity to the students to read and learn a lot from a wide variety of newspapers, magazines and periodicals available in the Reading Room. The College subscribes to 125 national and international periodicals and magazines, and 11 newspapers. Many of the important journals are bound and preserved.

The College has a Video Library with video cassettes and CDs on various topics of current interest. For the benefit of the staff, postgraduate students and research scholars, the Library has a Computer Centre with internet facility.The college has been subscribing to more than 30,00,000 e-books and 6000 e-journals through INFLIBNET & DELNET. The Library has NPTEL e-learning video courses and also DSpace software installed for Institutional Repository system.

The Reference Section of the Library caters to the research scholars of almost all the colleges in the region. Every care is taken to fetch books on recent scholarship. The Library has Reprographic facility which is an additional bonanza for the research scholars. The library is fully automated by SOUL 2.0 software and all books are bar-coded and WiFi enabled Library.

Virtual Library and New Website commissioned from 30th September 2014 onwards.

The College has published Library Hand Book- A User Manual highlighting on  "How to make use of  Library Resources including e-Resources".  All Students and Staff are given a copy of this manual in the beginning   of the academic year and trained by the Librarian through orientation Programmes.  This is the best practice of our Library. 

Best Practices

  • Library Handbook for users guidance 
  • DSpace : Islamiah College Repository (software)
  • Best Library User Award
  • Orientation to fresher’s every academic year
  • Online Question Bank
  • Conference/ Seminar/Workshop conducted at regular intervals
  • Faculty Publication displayed in Separate Cupboard
  • E-Learning Centre (Swayam Prabha Higher Education Channel)
  • Reprography  Facility 
  • Extension Facility to Neighboring Colleges’ Research Scholars , Faculty & Government Officials


Dr. N Abdul Latheef M.A.,M.L.I.S.,M.Phil.,Ph.D.,SET


Publications International Journals [1] Role of E-Learning Environment in Information and Knowledge Centres ABDUL LATHEEF N In International Journ



Seminar & Workshop | 10-04-2021 | Venue: Seminar Hall

How to Excel in Business

RIFAH Chamber of Commerce Karnataka  and Islamiah College (Autonomous)Vaniyambadi organize the ...

General | 24-03-2021 | Venue: Allama Iqbal Auditorium

College Day Celebrations 2021

Islamiah College (Autonomous) Vaniyambadi College Day Celebrations 2021 can be viewed through this Y...

Awarness Programme | 15-12-2019 | Venue: COMMERCE COMPUTER LAB


Orientation Programme for Research Scholars & Staff was organized by the Department of Library a...

Competition | 04-10-2017 | Venue: Seminar Hall

Quiz Programme

Quiz Programme was organized by Department of Library & Information Science jointly with Departm...

Competition | 21-09-2017 | Venue: Multimedia Hall

Essay writing and Story Telling competitions

Department of Library & Information Science and Department of English Jointly organized the Essa...

General | 05-12-2016 | Venue: Secretary's Chamber

Dedication of “DSPACE” to Departments

“DSPACE: Institutional Repository System” was dedicated to the Departments by Janab. Dr....

Seminar & Workshop | 26-12-2015 | Venue: Seminar Hall

UGC-Autonomous Funded One Day National Seminar On “Harvesting Web Resources & Academic Publishing”

The Department of Library has organized UGC-Autonomous Funded One Day National Seminar On “Har...

Seminar | 22-03-2015 | Venue: Seminar Hall

UGC Sponsored National level Seminar on "Virtual Libraries And Research Tools & Techniques"

The department conducted UGC Sponsored National level Seminar on "Virtual Libraries And Research Too...

Seminar & Workshop | 19-02-2015 | Venue: Seminar Hall

UGC Autonomous funded one day State Level Workshop on “Management of Cyber Information”

The department conducted a UGC Autonomous funded one day State Level Workshop on “Management o...

Islamiah College (Autonomous)
Vaniyambadi - 635 752
Tamil Nadu, INDIA.
Phone: +91 4174 235206