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Just as a man can not live without a heart, so also an academic institution can not thrive or flourish without a good library of its own.  This is a well known fact.  Having realized this fact, the enlightened management J.K.C.College started the library in the year 1968, later the library was renamed as Yalavarthi Rosayya Library and Reading Room as a mark of respect to the former Principal Sri.Y. Rosayya.

At the present the library is housed in a three floors building situated in the southern part of the western wing. Now we use two floors for library services. The general library with an issue/return counter ,E-learning center ,Institutional repository and OPAC is housed in the ground floor.  The Book bank and reference section occupies the mezzanine. The second floor consists of Back volumes section, Periodical section, Net resource center , Competitive  examination section and reading room with a color television set, having a capacity to accommodate about 200 people.


Library Collection
Number of Volumes 54141
Number of Titles 43,029
Reference Books 3,250
Journals / Magazines 83
Back volumes of Journals 2,105
Maps 372
CDs / DVDs 848
Audio Cassettes 31
Micro Fiches 425
E - Journals (approximately) 6,000+
E - Books
(Under N-List Programme)
Download E-Books 300
Free E-Journals 110
Free E-Papers 09
Book Bank 10,257




Department Achievements
The library has been identified as one of the best libraries in the purview of Acharya Nagarjuna University. It received three times Best Library award from Acharya Nagarjuna university.
  • Second Best Library Award in 2007
  • First Best Library Award in 2010
  • Second Best Library Award in 2012

• ( for N-List journals and books)
•  (free access to educational resources in pure sciences, social sciences and management at degree level)
• ( Directory of open access journals )
• ( for scientific research journals )
• ( for scientific research journals )
• (for NMEICT and open access e-resources)

Special Features of Library


The entire library collection is computerized by using SOUL2.0 software and the computerized catalogue is made available for the staff and the students (OPAC) in the intranet.

Reprographic facility

Reprographic facility is available inside the library to copy library material on payment of nominal charge.

Internet Service

Lecturers, scholars and students are allowed to browse the internet for their academic purpose.
On-line Journals

The staff and the students can access to more than 6,000 e-journals and 1,35,000 e-books under the N-list Prograrmme of INFLIBNET.
Digital Repository

Digital Repository is available through LAN. Old Semister End Exam Question Papers , News paper clipping of college activities and some open access books  are available in digital form.
User Orientation Programme

Orientation programme is being conducted every year explaining the support services available to the students in the library such as library services, resources, facilities, rules and regulations
Information literacy programmes

Information literacy programmes are arranged with power point presentations for staff and students for the better usage of library services, new technologies like e-books and e-journals access.
Information deployment and Notification Service

Display of New arrivals:

New books are displayed in an elegant manner in the new arrival glass rack at the entrance of the library to attract the attention of the users.

Notice board display service:

Career-oriented articles, employment information and advertisements are displayed in the notice board of the library.

Mana TV Programmes

Mana TV Programmes are maintained in the library.

SC/ST Book bank facility

Book bank facility is available for the students of SC, ST and OBC.They can barrow five extra books from the library per one semester.


Best Practices followed in JKC College library

•    Book / Paper Review Competitions.
•    Earn while Learn Program.
•    Home lending of CDs/DVDs to our college staff.
•    Annual Best User award for students is given.
•    Book Exhibition on New arrivals.
•    Suggestion Box is provided for timely response.
•    Permitting outside readers for reference and consultation.
•    Counseling and Career Guidance Exhibition.
•    Users can recommend books and journals by using prescribed book.