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Library

Library is heart of the campus and it is a central and integral part of academic life. It plays  vital role in the administration of justice.  ‘As court of law is temple of justice, law library is temple of knowledge’,  and as such, library service is playing and has to play an effective and efficient role in the legal profession

  • The college library has a rich collection of around 19000 Books, Journals, Legal and General Magazines, Commission Reports, Encyclopaedias, Dictionaries and General Books.

 

  • The library is automated with integrated library automation Software LIBSOFT Library Integrated software with Web OPAC(Online Public Access Catalogue with Web) for user interface

 

  • The library is built in a vast area with ample space for storage of books and reading area. The library has an open access system to facilitate readers to have easy access to the library resources. As the Open Access system is in force, all the library readers are free to enter the library and choose any book in circulation section.

 

  • Through the Institutional Membership with National Law School of India University, Faculty and students can use of library resources available in the NLSIU. Enrolment for INFLIBNET-NLIST program provides access to a number of e-books and e-journals relating to the law.

 

  • Statistical records of ‘Students Visit to Library’ as well as’ Issue of the Books’ are maintained in the Library. A gate register is maintained for the Reader’s whoever enters the library. The practice of withdrawing books lent to the students before the semester examinations is followed by almost all institutions, extensions of circulation service to the student till last day of their examination is a benefit provided to the student community at the crucial hour of examination.

 

  • To motivate and encourage students, to inculcate the habit of reading 'Best User Award' for the optimum user of the library resource is instituted. Book Exhibition cum Sale is organised in every semester in collaboration with MPP House, M/S Narayanaswamy, Ameya Law Agency and Mohan Law House etc.  to provide books at a discounted price to the staff and students.

 

Library Timings

Week Days

From

To

Monday to Friday

8.00 AM

8.00 PM

Saturday

8.00 AM

2.00 PM

Library will be closed on Sundays and All National Holidays

 

Library Collection

Books & Journals Back Volumes

19537

Print Journals & Reports

27

Online Databases

04

Newspapers

07

Magazines

04

Computer with Accessories

27

Rare books

300+

Maps

02

CD's

26

Quick Links to Legal Sites and Databases


 

  1. Manupatra https://www.manupatrafast.com

  2. CDJ Law Journal https://www.cdjlawjournal.com

  3. SCC Online https://www.scconline.com

  4. INFLIBNET-NLIST https://www.nlist.inflibnet.ac.in

  5. Bare Acts in India https://www.legalserviceindia.com

  6. Indian Kanoon https://www.indiakanoon.org

  7. Indian Case Law https://www.indiancaselaws.wordpress.com

  8. Lexis Web https://www.lexisweb.com

  9. Library of Congress https://www.loc.gov.in

  10. Legal Information Institute of India https://www.liiofindia.org

  11. Lawyers Club India https://www.lawyersclubindia.org

  12. Legaly India https://www.legallyindia.com

  13. Helpline Law https://www.helplinelaw.com

  14. Vakhil No.1 https://www.vakhilno1.com

  15. Advocate Khoj https://www.advocatekhoj.com

  16. Lawctopus for Law Students https://www.lawctopus.com

  17. Directory of Open Access Journals https://www.doaj.org

  18. Shodhganga https://www.shodhganga.inflibnet.ac.in

  19. Shodhgangothri https://shodhgangotri.inflibnet.ac.in

  20. NISCAIR https://www.niscair.res.in

  21. Research Papers in Economic(REPEC) https:// www.repec.org

  22. Directory of Open Books https://www.doabooks.org

  23. JURN https://www.jurn.org

  24. OAPEN Library https://www.www.oapen.org

GENERAL RULES & REGULATION

  1. Readers are required to deposit their personal belongings at the property counter at the entrance of the library.

  2. Visitor/Members are instructed strictly not to keep valuable things such as Laptops/Mobile phones/important documents including cash/purse at the property counter.

  3. The library shall not entertain any report of loss of materials like purse/valet, cell phone or handbags left somewhere inside the library stack or any other section. 

  4. Underlining and tearing of pages or any other type of damaging of Books/ Periodicals are strictly prohibited.

  5. Readers are requested not to place the Books/Periodicals on the shelves after reference. They can leave them on the table. 

  6. Use of mobile phone inside the Library is strictly prohibited. 

  7. The Readers/students found disturbing the atmosphere of the library shall be disqualified from the membership of the library and are liable to penal action as decided by the principal.

  8. The students should avail the Library borrower's Card from the library within the specific time notified by the library to borrow the books.

  9. Students may borrow 2 books for duration of 14 days.

  10. The books in demand can be renewed only once.

  11. Reference Books are not for issue.

  12. The Librarian has all rights to recall the books issued at any time, if required. 

  13. Eatables are not allowed inside the library.

  14. Strict silence, cleanliness, decorum should be maintained inside the library.

 

Library Services and Facilities offered to the Users


 

1. Reference Service: Reference materials are arranged alphabetically and subject wise. student may refer the sources like books, Journal Articles, Dictionaries, Encyclopaedias, Biographies, Maps, Commission Reports, etc.

2. Circulation Service: Users can borrow the study materials/books by submitting their membership id and shall return the same on or before the due date as per the library rules and regulations.

3. Content by Journal Service: The soft copy of content page of the journals will be sent to the faculty members for their reference.

4. Newspaper Clippings Service: Articles related to law, judgments and legal education published in newspapers are clipped and placed in Notice Board and the Soft copy of the same will be sent to the faculty.

5. Computer Lab with Internet Service: The 'Computer lab' with high speed internet for the users.

6. User Orientation programme: In the beginning of the Academic year the library orientation program will be arranged for the fresh students, in order to provide information on library collection, services and facilities.

7. Online Database- The Library has subscribed many Legal Online databases orientation will be given to the users about Manupatra, SCC Online, CDJ Law Journal, INFLIBNET-NLIST.

8. Institutional Membership: BMSCL has registered with National Law School of India University, Bangalore. The users can access the Resources available in the NLSIU by providing the membership cards available in the Library.

9. Question Papers Archive: the library has archived the previous year's question papers of KSLU and Bangalore University. The soft copy will be sent to the students for their reference.

10. New Arrivals: The library subscribes 06 lakh worth books every year. The new books are displayed for a week in New Arrival Section.

11. Open Access: As the Open Access system is in force, The library users are free to choose their books in circulation section.

12. Online Public Access Catalogue(OPAC): The library is computerised using LIBSOFT Integrated Automation Software. Users can search the materials by Author, subject and title. The user may reserve the book if needed.


 

Book Issue Policy
 

Member Category

No. of Books

Duration

Full Time Faculty

15

Six Months

Guest Faculty

05

Six Months

Administrative Staff

03

One Month

General Students

02

14 Days

Book Bank Students

(SC/ST Students are eligible to borrow the books from the Book Bank Section)

 

03

 

30 Days

Moot Court Participants

(Students participating in national and international moot courts are eligible to borrow the book related to moot problem)

10

(Depends on the Moot Problem)

 

30 Days


 

Library Advisory Committee

The Library Advisory Committee for the Academic year 2019-2020 consists the following;

Sl. No.

Name

Designation

1

Dr. Anitha F.N.D'Souza., Principal

Chairperson

2

Sri. C. Veerabhadraiah., Associate. Prof.

Member

3

Dr. Rohini Pandurangi., Asst. Prof.

Member

4

Ms. Meghana P.V, Asst. Prof.

Member

5

Sri. Anubhav Raj Shekar, Asst. Prof.

Member

6

Sri. Raghuveer R Sattigeri, Asst. Prof.

Member

7

Sri. Gowri Shankar ( V Semester, LL.B)

Student Member

8

Sri. Nevil Pereira( V Semester, B.Com, LL.B)

Student Member

9

Ms. Simran Kumari ( V Semester, B.A, LL.B)

Student Member

10

Sri. Kanya Naik., Asst. Prof.

Faculty Coordinator

11

Smt. D. Mala, Librarian

Member Secretary


 

PHYSICAL LAYOUT:

  • Property Counter

  • OPAC & Digital Library

  • Reference Books Section

  • Faculty Reading Area

  • Books Issue / Return Counter

  • Computer Lab

  • Dailies and periodicals display racks

  • Reading Hall

  • Book Bank Section for SC/ST

  • Reference Books Section (Pre Law)

  • Book Stock Section

  • Back Volumes of Journals and Reports Section

  • General Books

  • Donor Section

Rare Books Collections ( Published during 1950 and before)

Sl. No

Accession Number

Name of the Author

Name of the Book/Manuscript

Year

Publisher

1

7740

 

Time Capsule

1923

 

2

9439

Max Muller F

Physical Religion

1890

 

3

9734

MR Kale

Uttara Rama Charitha of Bharabhuti

1934

 

4

9457

Pandith Sathyakam Vidhyalankar

Holy Vedas

1934

 

5

5969

 

Heriditury Genius

1869

 

6

10654

George Michaylay Trevelyan

Emgland under the Stuarts

1904

 

7

3027

Mervin Jones J

Full Powers and Ratification

1946

 

8

8308

S R Karvar

Official Yearbook of Australia

1940

 

9

2426

Kennith Robert

Captain Caption

1934

 

10

2814

Huntington Cairns

Place to Hegal

1949

 

11

7572

J B Moyle

Emperators Ustinique Institutions

1912

 

12

3123

ERNEST WOLFF

The Problem of Pre war Contracts in Peace Treatises

1946

 

13

2681

FRAZER

Principles of Libel and Slander

1925

 

14

2905

Harold J Laski

Liberty in Modern State

1948

 

15

4760

S Radhakrishnan

Indian Philosophy

1948

 

16

5407

P J Proudhan

General Idea of Revolution in the 19th Century

1923

 

17

1771

Walter Ulmann

The Medieval Idea of Law

1946

 

18

8292

Appadorai

Substances of Politics

1942

 

19

7391

Eric Jackson

The Structure of Local Government in England and Wales

1949

 

20

5336

Ernest Barker

The Politics of Aristotle

1946

 

21

5352

Ernest Barker

Political Thought in England

1928

 

22

5971

RGD Allen

Statistics for Economists

1949

 

23

2263

William Holdsworth

Some Makers of English Law

1938

 

24

8320

Margret G Young

Federal Reclamation laws

1936

 

25

3133-3142

Wigmore

Anglo American System of Evidence

10 Volumes

1907

 

26

3045

Wigmore J. H

Code of the Rules of Evidence in Trials at Law

1942

Little Brown and Company

27

8284

I. L. Sharfman

Interstate Commerce Commission in 04 Parts

1931-1937

 

28

3060

Henry Rottschaffer

Cases and Materials on Constitutional Law

1948

West Publishing Company, St.Paul.Minn

29

4847

Dicey A. V

Introduction to the Study of the Constitution

1923

MacMillan and Co. Ltd, London

30

8291

Dicey A. V

Introduction to the Study of the Constitution

1931

MacMillan and Co. Ltd, London

31

5305

Thomos M. Cooley

A Treatise on the Constitutional Limitation

1868

Little Brown and Company, Boston

32

8309

J. P. Eddy & F. H lawton

India's New Constitution: A Survey of the Government of India Act 1935

1935

Macmillan and Co. Ltd, London

33

6601

V. R. Krishna Iyer

Law, Freedom and Change

1915

Affiliated East-West Press Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi

34

6602

V. R. Krishna Iyer

Law, Freedom and Change

1915

Affiliated East-West Press Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi

35

8185

V. R. Krishna Iyer

Law, Freedom and Change

1915

Affiliated East-West Press Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi

36

8296

Keir D. L & Lawson, F. H

Cases in Constitutional Law

1933

Oxford University Press, London

37

8282

Edward S. Corwin

The Constitutiona and What it Means today

1941

Princeton University, Princeton

38

8445

Govt. of India

Constitutional Precedents

2nd Edition, 1st Series

1947

Constituent Assembly of India, New Delhi

39

8290

T.B. Sapru & Others

Constitutional Proposals of the SAPRU Committee

1945

Padma Publications Ltd. Bambay

40

8825

Govt. of India

Report of the Committee on Constitutional Reform: Constitutional Reforms in Mysore

1939

The Superintendent at the Govt. Press, Bangalore

41

2579

Henry Campbell Black

A treatise on the Law of Judgments: Includng the Doctrine of Res Judicata, 2nd Ed, Vol. 1

1902

West Publishing Company, St. Paul & Bancroft-Whitness co, San Francisco

42

2580

Henry Campbell Black

A treatise on the Law of Judgments: Includng the Doctrine of Res Judicata, 2nd Ed, Vol. 2

1902

West Publishing Company, St. Paul & Bancroft-Whitness co, San Francisco

43

3037

Lester Bernhardt Orfield

The Amending of the Federal Constitution

1942

University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor

44

35

F W Maitland

Equity: A Course of Lectures

1949

Cambridge University Press, cambridge

45

4059

C.H.S. Fiffot

History and Sources of the Common Law: Tort and Contract

1949

Steven & sons Ltd, London

46

5159

Philip Spratt

India and Xonstitution Making, 1st

Ed.

1948

Renaissance Publishers, Calcutta

47

3061

Frank R. Strong

Americam Constitutional Law

1950

Dennis and Co., Newyork

48

8306

John H Ferguson & Dean E McHenry

The American federal Government, 1st Ed, 3rd Imp

1947

McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., Newyork & London

49

8307

Benjamin F. wright

The Growth of American Constitutional Law

1946

Henry Holt and Copany, Newyork

50

3062

Carl Brent Swisher

American Constitutional development

1943

Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston

51

3119

Carl Brent Swisher

American Constitutional development

1943

Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston

52

3088

John Mebry Mathews

The American Constitutional System

1940

McGraw-Hill Book Company, Newyork

53

1020

Westel Woodbury Willoughby

The Constitutional Law of the United States, 2nd Ed. Vol. 1

1929

Baker Voorhis& Co., Newyork

54

1030

Westel Woodbury Willoughby

The Constitutional Law of the United States, 2nd Ed. Vol. 2

1929

Baker Voorhis& Co., Newyork

55

1031

Westel Woodbury Willoughby

The Constitutional Law of the United States, 2nd Ed. Vol. 3

1929

Baker Voorhis& Co., Newyork

56

1034

Samuel P. Weaver

Constitutional Law and Its Administration

1946

Callaghan & co., Chicago

57

9067

Govt. of India

British Enactments in Force in India States, 24th Ed, Vol. 2

1929

Govt. of India Central Publication Branch, Calcutta

58

3070

A .H. F. Lefroy

Canada's Federal System: Being a Treatise on Canadian Constitutional Law under the British North America Act

1913

Carswell Company Ltd., Toranto

59

 

George S. Knowles

The Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act

1936

Printed at L F Johnson, Commonwealth Govt. Printer, Canberra

60

 

Govt. of India

Report on the Taxation Enquiry Commission, Vol. 4

1953-54

Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India

61

8410

William R. Anson

The Law and Custom of the Constitution, Vol. 2 Part 1

1907

The Clarendon Press, Oxford

62

2311

Collin Brook(Ed.)

The Royal Mail Case

1931

Butterworths & Co., London

63

969

Edward S Corwin

The Constitution and What It Means Today, 10th Ed.

1948

Princeton University Press, Princeton

64

8298

Geoffrey Sawer

Cases on the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Australia

1948

The Law Book Company of Australia Pty Ltd. Australia

65

8305

Dalzell Chalmers& Cyril Asquith

Outlines of Constitutional Law, 4th Ed.

1930

Sweet & Maxwell Ltd., London

66

8278

Wade E.C.S & G. Godfrey Phillips

Constitutional Law, 4th Ed.

1950

Longmans Green & co., London

List will be updated soon.

 


Staff:

Mala D

Librarian

Nagarathnamma

Assistant Librarian

Naveen Kumar K B

Assistant Librarian

Prakash

Peon