Library is the ‘heart’ of any academic institution and place and important role in all academic activities, in the request Karnatak Arts, Science and Commerce College, Bidar is one of the leading educational institutions. This college has established in the year 1970 rat from inception of the college, its library has area of 6000sq.ft. Our college has 6 post graduate and 22 under graduate departments according to the vision our college. The college aims that developing scholarship and communication skill in order to achieve a higher level of excellence through information  and communication technology.
    The library of our college is a ‘Knowledge centre’ providing accessibility to the students and staffs which the most important research. Our college has 63,010 volumes on its shelves, subscribed to 42 journals, national, international, 26 magazines and 14 newspapers. It has 46 research works as theses and dissertation including project report and CD’s. It’s also has a digital library with 10 computer systems and one main server.
Its INFLIBNET proved facilities such as e-learning teaching and research through N-LIST progremme this facilitates access to 6000 e-journal and more than 1,35,000 e-books. The library has also remote access facilities of to the central library of Gulbarga University Kalburge, which can provide access to 500 e-journals and e-books as par the database of university library

     Our college library has a mission make it a vibrant center to support academic and research activities its committed to supporting and contribution to the academic and research excellent for the educational progress of the society in nation building activities.
The library of our college is a ‘Knowledge center’ providing accessibility to the students and staffs which the most important research. Our college has 63,010 volumes on its shelves, subscribed to 39 journals, national, international, 26 magazines and 14 newspapers. It has 46 research works as theses and dissertation including project report and CD’s. It’s also has a digital library with 10 computer systems and one main server.
Its INFLIBNET proved facilities such as e-learning teaching and research through N-LIST progremme this facilitates access to 6,000 e-journal and more than 1,35,000 e-books. The library has also remote access facilities of to the central library of Gulbarga University Kalburge, which can provide access to 500 e-journals and e-books as par the database of university library.

LIBRARY AUTOMATION & OPAC:

Library automated its in-house activities and services using e-Lib Software (Ver.15.1) and users have been provided with bar coded ID’s and the circulation of issue of books/ return of books. The status of availability of Books, Journals and Thesis/Dissertations can be searched under the network using e-Lib client and is accessible OPAC.

Vision:    Cultivate and develop learning and communication skills t achieve higher level of excellence through information and communication technology.


Lending of books 6-8 each student.
Lending of books 15-20 part-time Lectures.
Clipping service.
OPAC service provided for Staff / Students.
Reference and Information Service
Book Bank Service
Special  Book Bank Services for SC/ST students
Internet / web browsing facility in the library.
Inter library loan.
Digital Library with UGC INFLIBNET consortium subscription.
Digital Library with Remote Access to Gulbarga University Library.
Subscribed to Several Printed Magazines and Journals
Provide Dissertation / Theses and Project Reports for Staff / Students.
Previous year’s examination question papers, syllabus related to curriculum service.
NPTEL, MIT, Edx open course wares.
Jagran Josh, Edx Current Affairs Information.
Competitive examination books for IAS, KAS, and UPSC. UGC, NET, SLET, JRF, RBI Banks  
        exams books, Railway exam books, FDA, SDA and IBPS ect…
Use hull inks and free online open access e-resource website’s display in digital library.

JOURNALS
Particulars
Collections
Books                          
63, 421 / 25,569 Titles
College Collection          
33,370
UGC Collection              
18,553
BCM Book Bank   
260
Vocational Education   
498
SC/ST Book Bank (GUG    SC/ST Book Bank (SWD)
198
220
PG Collection         
893
PUC Collection     
10,258
Sl.NO
Particulars
1
Current Print Journals                                          
39
2
International                
06
3
National
33
4
Back Volumes
150
INFLIBNET (N-LIST)/ GUK Consortium resources
5
E-Books
1,35,000
6
E-Journals
6,000
7
Theses /Dissertations
10
8
Project Reports
120
9
CD/DVD
443
News Paper
Magzines
Kannada                     - 06
Kannada              - 14
English                     - 04
English                 -11
Hindi                         - 02
Hindi                     -01
Urdu                          - 02
Urdu                     - 01
Sl.No
Employee Name
Designation
Qualification
1
Dr.Somnath Mudda
Librarian
M.Lib Sc,Ph.D.
2
Smt.KanyaKumari
Library Assistant
BA, B.Lib.Sc
3
Mr.Shivsharappa
Library Assistant
B.com
4
Smt.Sheela Gupta
Library Helper
SSLC
5
Mr.Gyaneshwar
Peon
SSLC
6
Smt.Anita
  Peon
SSLC
Sl.No
Name
Designation
1
Dr. B.S.Biradar (Principal)
Chairman
2
Dr.SomnathMudd(Librarian)  
Coordinator
3
Sir.N.J.Devtraj (I/C Science Faculty)
Member
4
Sir.Deeplikumar (I/C Arts Faculty)
  Member
5
Dr.Mallikarjun Hangarge (IQAC-Coordinator)
Member
6
Sir.Shamkant Kulkarni (UGC Work Coordinator)
Member
Functions of Library Committee
§  To assist in budget allocation
§  To monitor planning and development
§  To address grievances and suggestions.
§  To assist in the development of the library.