KLE BK College, Chikodi
KLE Society's

Basavaprabhu kore arts, Science & Commerce College

Re Accredited with "A" by NAAC, Bangalore

Library Facilities:

Infrastructure and Learning Resources

1 (a) Campus area in acres 23.25 Acres
2 (b) Built up area in Sq. Meters 8,386.72
(*1 sq.ft. = 0.093 sq.mt)
3 Working hours of the Library 9 am to 8 pm
(a) On working days 9 am to 8 pm
(b) On holidays 9 am to 12 noon
(c) On examination days 8 am to 10:30 pm
4 Average number of faculty visiting the library / day (average for the last two years) 36
5 Average number of students visiting the library / day (average for the last two years) 300
6 Number of journals subscribed to the institution 54
7 Does the library have the open access system? Yes (2.30 pm to 5 pm)
8 Number of volumes issued per day 250
9 Number of volumes returned per day 200
10 Number of periodicals issued per day 25
11 Number of Ref. books issued per day 35
12 Total collection (Number) : Books - 55,942 Titles - 18,942
Text Books - 16,800 Volumes - 17,000
Reference Books - 3,100
a. Books: Titles / Volumes 55,942
b. Textbooks: Titles / Volumes 35,942
c. Reference Books: Titles / Volumes 20,000
d. Magazines 36
e. Current journals 19
Indian journals 19
Foreign journals -
f. Peer - reviewed journals 02
g. Back voulumes of journals -
h. E-resources Yes
CDs / DVDs 250
Databases One: Accession database
13 Amount spent Rs 87,42,036
14 Technical processing classification DDC
15 Cataloguing CCC
16 Type Adapted Dictionary
17 Staff 01 + 02
18 Number of News paper 13
19 Number of periodicals 54
20 Ratio of the books per students 5:7
21 Amount spent for books 3,30,666
22 Books added for the last two years 2752
23 Statement showing the amount spent 3,30,666
24 Books added current year i.e 2008-09 948
25 Interlibrary facility Yes
26 Library user guide available in circulation counter Yes
27 Student attendance register available in circulation counter Yes
28 Staff attendance register in staff reading room Yes

Library Staff

1. Shri G. C. Herwade - Librarian


1. Shri Ramesh Huddar

2. Shri Sagar Patil

Year of Establishment 1969
Previous Shri S. B. Patil Shri N. G. Kurabetti
Librarians:  who built the Shri I. N. Kumbar Shri V. C. Hosakeri
Department Shri C. V. Onkari

Present Librarian: Shri. G. C. Herwade

Brief Details :

Information regarding built-up area 6916 Sq. ft.
Reading area 1504 Sq. ft
Staking area 1504 Sq. ft
Periodical Area 350 Sq. ft
Ref. Service 350 Sq. ft
Other Service 3208 Sq. ft.

LIBRARY :The library with rich, varied and rare collection of 55,942 books on its and the students. Containing the boundless ocean of knowledge in its bosom the library is nourishing the aspirations of the lovers of knowledge. Constant updating of the books is done in tune with the changing needs. The Library has a provision for Internet facility.'The Poor Students Lending Library' provides for the lending of books to the poor and deserving students for the entire year. The reading room attached to the library provides news papers, periodicals and magazines for general reading purpose apart from large number of professional journals. An exclusive competitive examinations reference section is set up for the benefit of students. The library is kept open on all working days from 9.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m. The working of the library is being looked after by a separate committee.