Kerala Law Academy

Library

Library is the core centre for intellectual upgrading of the students and staff of the institution. The College has been keenly interested and devoted to develop its library. The Library of the College is situated on the ground floor of the building for easy access. It is spacious with total 3051 sq ft of area. It is well lit and nicely ventilated providing a comfortable atmosphere.

The Library is well stacked and systematically organized. It is the heart of our institution and plays a crucial role in all academic and co -curricular activities. It is dedicated to provide expert services to the student community with legal research guidance and to look forward to assist students and researchers for their legal research.

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Library Working Hours:
Main Library :
Monday to Saturday : 08:00 am to 05:00 pm.
Reading Room:
Monday to Saturday : 08:00 am to 05:00 pm.
Evening Library:
Monday to Sunday : 05:00 pm to 11:00 pm.
(Extended in Examination period including Sunday and Holidays)

Library Holdings: (as on 31.03.2014)
1) Books : 16319
2) Bound Volumes of Periodicals : 1379
3) Unbound Issues of Periodicals : 4967
4) Journals / Periodicals Subscribed : 21
5) News Papers : 6
6) CD’s + Audio Cassette : 115 + 2
7) University Examination Paper Sets : YES
8) Syllabus : YES
9) L.L.M. Thesis : 168
(10) The research papers presented and published by the staff in various Journals, the thesis submitted by the staff for the award of Ph.D Degree,

(11) Dissertations submitted by LL.M students in the fourth semester in partial fulfillment of the curricula, Research Papers presented and published in souvenirs at various colleges, Documented data from News paper clippings, Minor Research Projects conducted under the auspices of NSS, Women’s Studies Centre, Human Rights Education Centre are made available.

Library Computerization:
Library of the college is fully automated and computerized

i) Standard Library Software ‘SOUL 2.0’ is set up.
ii) All data entry regarding both books and students is completed.
iii) SOUL base circulation
iv) OPAC system is installed
v) Computer Labs- Two separate computer labs with 3 high speed internet connections are provided ;one with 30 computers for students and another with 6 computers for the faculty

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Library Services :

  • Spacious,well lit and fully ventilated Reading room

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  • Home lending
  • Reference Service
  • Book bank Facility
  • Reprography Service
  • Free Internet Browsing
  • Inter Library Loan
  • News paper clipping board
  • Syllabus and Question paper set
  • Grievance redressal

Library Activities:

  • SOUL – Transaction
  • OPAC System
  • Display New Arrival Book Lists.
  • Book Exhibition
  • Library Orientation
  • Feed Back
  • Suggestion Box

Library Insurance:

  • The Library with its holding is insured.

List of  Journals:
1. Corporate Law Adviser
2. Maharashtra Law Journal
3. All India Reporter
4. Bombay Cases Reporter (Civil & Criminal)
5. Supreme Court Cases
6. Current Central Legislation
7. Academic Law review
8. Lawyers Update
9. Cochin University Law Review
10. Legal News & Views
11. Law Profiles
12. Law Teller
13. Lawz
14. University News
15. University Today
16. Harvard Law Review
17. Praityogita Darpan
18. Readers Digest
19. Outlook
20. Competition Affairs
21. N-List (Online)
22. BCI & MLA (Online)
23. AIR (Online)

List of News Papers:
1) Lokmat (Marathi)
2) Ekmat (Marathi)
3) Sakal (Marathi)
4) Loksatta (Marathi)
5) Times of India (English)
6) Lokmat Times (English)

E –Resources :
Important links for

1)  Legal Database

  • http://lawcommissionofindia.nic.in
  • http://www.nic.in
  • http://judis.nic.in
  • http://www.indiakanoon.org
  • http://www.barcouncilofindia.org
  • http://barcouncilmahgoa.org
  • http://nlist.inflibnet.ac.in

2) Periodicals

  • http://www.indialawjournal.com
  • http://www.doaj.org
  • http://www.indiapapers.org

3) Books

  • http://lawbooks.blogpost.in
  • http://www.gobookee.net
  • http://oll.libertyfund.org

4) Dictionary & Encyclopedia

  • http://dictionary.law.com
  • http://www.marathivishwakosh.in
  • http://www.britannica.com

5) Others

  • http://ministryoflawandjustice
  • http://legalabbreviations
  • http://www.civilserviceinida.com
  • http://www.competitionmaster.com
  • http://.ugc.org.
  • http://srtmun.org
  • http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com
  • http://llibrary@ili.ac.in
  • http://mylaw.net

Library Advisory Committee:

List of Members -
1) Dr. Annie John (Principal) : President
2) Prof. G.K. Pillai : Member
3) Dr. S. T. Surywanshi : Member
4) Asst. Prof. N. D. Jadhav : Member
5) Asst. Prof. P. G. Shinde : Member
6) Asst. Prof. S. D. Panchal : Member
7) Mr Nilesh Muchate : Student representative
8) Asst. Librarian. D. M. Katpure : Secretary

Staff:
1) Librarian : Mrs. Mahajan Sangita Ajay
M.S.W., M.Lib. & Sci.

Book Exhibition

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Orientation on ‘Role of E-Library in legal education’ by
Adv Shri Aasish Bajpai

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Mrs.S.A.Mahajan ,Librarian orienting students  on library resources.

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 Annual Report – College Magazine Library 2015-16