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Access to information is a vital key in developing the potential of students. Our library is the nucleus of the college. It is well-equipped to support and facilitate teaching, learning and research programmes. Well furnished with the latest books, CD/DVDs and research publications, the library is open to all students, faculty members and employees. The print collection includes books, periodicals and national and international journals. In addition to professional reading, the library provides a good amount of leisure reading and books for soft skills development. The spacious reading room is available to the students and faculty members during the college hours.

The library is fully automated and provides user services through computers. The operations of the library are done through KOHA. With the help of the campus network, users can search for required information through OPAC/WEB-OPAC. Barcoding facility is also available in the library. This academic space is under CCTV surveillance.

  • Books : Volume – 3400(approx.) Title -440 (approx.)
  • Journals Subscribed Journals and Magazines (printed) : 02 Journals (Back Volumes): 1100 (approx.)
  • E-resources: On-line subscription, National Digital Library.
  • Institutional Repository Question papers of all semesters under autonomous Vidyasagar College of Optometry and Vision Science . Bibliographical data of the publications of the Academics and others of Vidyasagar College of Optometry and Vision Science have been uploaded.
  • Other Materials (like CD-ROM, Floppy, DVDs etc): 50 (approx.)
Institutional Membership
  • Association of Schools and college of Optometry (ASCO)
  • Optometry Council of India (OCI)
  • International Association for contact Lens Educators (IACLE), Australia
  • British Council Library membership with e-resources
  • American Library membership
  • Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC / WEB OPAC)
  • WIFI
  • E-Journals searching
  • Reference Services
  • Previous question papers
  • Alerting service of new arrival of books-discipline wise
  • Awareness service of current contents of journals
  • Bibliography
  • Career Guidance
  • Services through Institutional Membership
  • Reading Room Services through open access system
  • Reminders are sent through e-mail for overdue books
  • Organization and Services from CDs / DVDs
  • Listing of open access Books and Journals
  • Listing of the reference websites of different disciplines
Library Timing

Library Timing: 9.30 a.m. – 4.30p.m. (Monday to Saturday)

Circulation Hour:
  • Study Room : 9.30 a.m. – 4.30p.m.
  • Book Issues :10.00 a.m. – 3.00p.m.
  • Returns : 9.30 a.m.- 4.30p.m.
  • Renewals : 12.30 p.m. – 4.00p.m.
Library Rules
  • Library membership card is compulsory while issuing books for home reading. It is not transferable.
  • The books must NOT be shelved by the users and should be left on the table.
  • Books once issued will not be allowed to keep inside the library.
  • Guidelines for photocopying should be followed.
  • Students are not allowed in the library without membership cards.
  • Strict silence should be maintained inside the library.
  • Carrying of bags, folders, personal books or any printed materials, laptop, walkman, food articles are strictly prohibited in the library. Mobile phones must be switched off before entering the library.
  • Any damage or loss of book should be replaced within a week by a new one with prior intimation to the Librarian in advance.
  • No project/ laboratory works, group discussions or any kind of class meetings would be allowed inside the library.
  • Issued books along with the gate pass must be shown to the security personnel at the entrance before leaving the library.
  • Loss of library/Identity card must be reported to the Librarian immediately. For a duplicate card, all supporting documents regarding its loss should be submitted to the Administration.
  • For any help, approach “Information Desk” or LIBRARIAN.