Seshadripuram Academy of Business Studies

Kengeri Satellite Town, Bengaluru
Affiliated to Bangalore University


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Library Staff Members
  • Mr. Ravi Kumar M.M.L.I.Sc., M.Phil. - Librarian
Support Staff Members
  • Mrs. Savitha S - Library Assistant
  • Mr. Ananda M

The SABS College Library has been emerging as a Knowledge Resource Centre mainly catering to the needs of the Faculty, Research Scholars and Students towards accessing information. The Library has a spacious and easily accessible area in the library is housed in a hall with good infrastructure and ambience. There is a regular subscription to leading Newspapers, Magazines and Journals thereby augmenting the library as a rich source of knowledge. The feedbacks from users of the Library testify that they have always cherished memories of having availed the services of this treasure-house of knowledge in the past decades.

NLIST colleges have access to e-resources (6000+ e-journals and 135000+ e-books)


To provide a Student- centred comprehensive learning through creative exploration with intellectual growth.


Library provides and supports students in accessing the information, encouraging them to know their inbuilt skills and providing a platform for the future leaders of the country by inculcating moral values.

Library - Working Hours
Working Hours Days Timings
On Working Day Monday-Saturday 8:00 am to 3:30 pm
During Examination Monday-Saturday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
During Vacation Monday-Saturday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Systems Used

  • Classification – Dewy Decimal Classification (DDC)
  • Provision of Web OPAC Information management – Easylib Software
  • Circulation Management - Bar coded user cards & Books

Renewals are allowed only when there is no claim by others. No phone renewal please. Bring the book to be renewed to the Library and get the due date stamped.

Code of Conduct or Rules & Regulation of the Library
  • All the current Students and Staff of the College are members of the Library. They are expected to observe strict silence in the Library.
  • The Library Follows Open Access System.
  • Users are to put their signature in the Gate entry register.
  • Over coats, bags, etc.., and similar personal belongings shall be deposited in the property counter located in the Library premises
  • Users are not allowed to carry their Books, bags, etc., inside the library.
  • Personal papers & non-library materials should not be left on tables.
  • Students may borrow 3 books from the Library and another 8 books from the Book Bank Book.
  • Students should immediately report to the Librarian of any damaged to books, when they come across any. Otherwise they will be held responsible for the damage of the books and the cost of the books will be recovered from them.
  • Loss of ID Cards/damage in the barcode stickers are to be reported immediately.
  • Students may keep books for fourteen days from the date of issue. If the book is not returned on or before the due date a fine of 1.00 Rupee per day (including holidays) will be levied. Books due on holidays must be returned (to avoid fine amount) on the following working day
  • The Librarian has the authority to call back any book for return, at any time even before the due date.
  • “No-dues certificate” will be issued at the time of leaving the institution only on return of all the materials borrowed and payment of overdue charges made, if any.
  • Students will not be allowed to charge their laptops, mobile phones inside the library.
  • No group discussions will be permitted inside the library.
  • Use of Cellular phones and audio instruments with or without speaker or headphones is strictly prohibited in the library.
  • Students shall show the books and other materials which are being taken out from the library to the library staff at the entrance counter.
  • Library premises are under CCTV Surveillances.
  • Library will not be held responsible for any kind of Loss / Damage of personal belongings.
Library Services
  • Book Circulation Service
  • OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) facility / Catalogue
  • Current Awareness Service
  • Journal and Magazine Section
  • Newspaper-clippings Service
  • Free Internet facility Question Bank Services
  • E-Resources – INFLIBNET
  • Projects for Reference
Library Collections
Sl.No Books Number
1 Total No. of Volumes 10759
2 Total No. of Title 3882
3 Total No. of Reference Books 1324
4 Total No. of Competitive Exam Books 289
5 Total No. of Back Issues 100
6 Total No. of News Papers 15
7 Total No. of Journals/Periodicals 37
8 Total No. of CD's 50
9 E-resources (INFLIBNET –NLIST) 01
Career Guidance Services
  • Subscription to more Magazines for Competitive Exams
  • More reference books on UGC NET / SET/ SLET Exams
  • Procurement of more collections in Motivation and Cracking
  • Entrance Exams like GMAT, MBA, MCA etc.
Existing Facilities
  • Book Bank Book (Our library has Book Bank facility with a good collection of books that serves the deserving students)
  • INFLIBNET (which provides access to e-books, e-journals, articles and digital resources)
  • The Library is a Wi-Fi enabled place, where the staff & students can access.
  • CCTV surveillance for added security and for automated monitoring of users.
  • Drinking water facility available in the library premises.
List of National and International Journals for the Year 2019-20
1 IIMB Management Review 1 International Journal of Financial Management
2 Strategic H R Management 2 International Journal of Web Applications
3 Prab Indian Journal of Management 3 International Journal of Marketing and Business Communication
4 Journals of Entrepreneurship 4 International Journal of Information Studies
5 Management Research
6 Indian Journal of Finance
7 Management Accountant
8 Chartered Accountant
9 Financial Planning Journals
10 Indian Journal of Marketing
11 Smart Manager
12 Journal of Computer Science
13 Kurukshetra

Note*: Journals, Magazines, Project Reports, Newspapers are not issued to Students and Faculty.

List of Magazines and News Paper for the Year 2019-20
Sl.No Magazines
1 Success Mirror
2 Competition Vision
3 Competition Success Review
4 Spardha Spoorti
5 Spardha Vijetha
6 Spardha Jagattu
7 Butti
8 Pratiyogita Darpana
9 Out look
10 India Today
11 The week
12 Woman’s Era
13 Sarvodaya
14 Grihshobha
15 University News
16 Yojana
17 Sport star
18 Employment News
19 The week
20 Business World
21 Out Look Business
22 Karmaveera
23 Thushara
24 Kasturi
25 Taranga
26 Sudha
27 Capital Market
28 Smart Manager
29 Open Source for you
30 Indian Management
31 Indian Management
32 Electronic for You
33 Fortune India
34 The Indian Banker
35 Origination Management
36 Industrial Economist
37 Express Computer
38 Business Today
Sl.No Newspapers
1 Deccan Herald
2 Indian Express
3 The Economic Times
4 Business Standard
5 Times of India
6 Business Line
7 Bangalore Mirror
8 The Hindu
9 Prajavani
10 Samyuktha Karnataka
11 Udaya Vani
12 Kannada Prabha
13 Vijaya Karnataka
14 Vijaya Vani
15 Rajasthan Patrika

The online public access catalogue (OPAC) has been facilitated to the students, faculty and library staff. The OPAC is accessible in the college campus & library premises the system includes a word based search using Boolean operators that can narrow down a search to meet very specific needs. Additional feature of this system are periodic list of recent additions to the library the members can find the materials checked out to them and reserve materials.

E-resource Management Pages for E-Journals:

The E-Journals N-List, DOAJ, Academic, Journals, DOAT, Database are acceded through the internet. However, we are planning to have the E-Resource Management package for E-Journals.

Access to Rare books
Remote Access to E-Publications:

The E-resources like online journals and online database are accessed remotely by the faculty. The access to such e-resources as well as the students and faculty in the library

Library Automation:

The library is fully automated with Easylib software services are:

  • Catalogue and Accessioning
  • Circulation
  • OPAC
  • Setup/Security
  • Members
  • Periodicals
  • Reports
  • Digital Library
  • In/Out Entry
Links to Open Access Sources
Library Meeting
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