Library St. Ephrem’s Library is established with a vision to
help the students of the St. Ephrem’s Theological College in
their pursuit of higher erudition and wisdom. Even when priorities
are set upon our students, St. Ephrem’s Library is never hesitant
to open its wide variety of the sources of knowledge for outsiders
too. All the institutions in the vicinity of St. Ephrem’s Theological
College, profits immensely from this Library.
St. Ephrem’s Library, well structured in three stories as part
of the St. Ephrem’s Theological College’ building, contains
more than 16,000 books of different disciplines. The library maintains
a fully computerised catalogue of books in different categories, to
facilitate fruitful and easy access.
The library has a Father librarian and a full time paid library assistant
for the care of the daily maintenance, running and updating of its
facilities. There are also library assistants from among students
who contribute in various ways to the fruitful running of our library.
We also make it a point to update and enrich our library facilities
every year with new books and journals catching up with the growth
of information technology.
Our Library offers the following services:
Circulation services which checks in/out, renews and puts on hold
book and other library materials.We also subscribe to around 100 national
and international journals (reviews) which are weekly, biweekly, monthly,
bimonthly, quarterly, half-yearly and annual.Photocopying, Printing
and Scanning Services are available with the Library.Suggest-a-Purchase:
St. Ephrem’s Library accommodates recommendations for the purchase
of books and other library materials and subscriptions to journals
and online resources.A reading room is set apart as part of the Library
for the regular display of journals, magazines, weeklies and other
periodicals.Our reference hall is spacious enough and equipped with
modern series of referencedata, to allow as many as fifty people to
work simultaneously.The Digital Wing of our Library (which is future
project) possesses a large collection of e-books and digital data.
It loans audiovisual materials too.