The school Library provides information, inculcates ideas, and develops knowledge that is so essential to functioning successfully in today’s information and knowledge based society.
All schools have a Library period in their Time Table for all classes. Students go to the Library during this period to get the books issued or returned
Literacy Formal Education Information Provision Economic, Social and Cultural Development.
It is an important part of Librarian’s/Teacher’s role to encourage reading and Library use positively. To assure the best results it would be necessary to provide regular and continuous service by the Librarian in the use of Library. The student needs to be taught about the variety of books available in the Library. How to select books, how to read them, how to take notes, how to relate information collected from various books, maintenance & handling of books, etc. Of course, it includes, the use of Card Catalogue, Loan Procedures, Knowledge of books, Audio Visual materials, Computer assisted facilities, Use of bibliography, reference books etc. In fact, it would be more desirable to organize a Library project or unit to acquaint the students with the Library
General Books Textbooks Reference Books Best Seller Books Competition Books Journals and Magazines Digital Collection Maps, Atlas, Globe & charts
Policy of book selection thus evolved may help in balanced collection of books that meets Educational needs Information needs Inspiration needs Recreational needs
ISSUE AND RETURN: CIRCULATION INITIATION/ORIENTATIO N SERVICE REFERENCE SERVICE CURRENT AWARENESS SERVICE (CAS) NEW BOOKS DISPLAY PRESS CLIPPING SERVICE GRADED READING LIST BIBLIOGRAPHICAL SERVICE INTER-LIBRARY LOAN SERVICE REPROGRAPHIC SERVICES
The Library follows ‘Dewey Decimal Classification’. The arrangement of books on shelves is as follows- THE MAIN DEWEY DECIMAL CLASSIFICATION SYSTEMTHE MAIN DEWEY DECIMAL CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM 000 Computer Science, Information & General Works 100 Philosophy and Psychology 200 Religion 300 Social Sciences 400 Language 500 Science 600 Technology 700 Arts and Recreation 800 Literature 900 History and Geography