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Goals & Objectives

    Maris Stella College library was founded in the year 1962. It has been identified as the best library in the purview of Acharya Nagarjuna University in 2009. Books of UG and PG sections are arranged in two separate buildings.
    The library has a collection of 90000 books, 95 journals both National and International and 48 magazines. It has a good collection of CDs and DVD’s. Dewey decimal classification system is followed for the arrangement of books. 72.

    Provide direction and vision to the library and information resources and services through a continuous, collaborative planning and assessment process that addresses the college’s instructional and programmatic needs.

  • Maximize the utilization of resources and services available to the college community.
  • Build and maintain an organizational culture that fosters respect and collaboration, encourages innovation and intelligent risk-taking, and inspires and supports users in their efforts to continually develop their skills and deepen their knowledge and expertise.



    • To encourage students to read beyond the requirements of the curriculum.  To acquire the necessary skills and habits to continue their education even after graduation.
    • To work with faculty in integrating information skills, knowledge of information sources, and the use of technology in accessing information needed to strengthen their instruction, research and extension programs.
    • To ensure that faculty are able to make effective use of library resources, media and technology to achieve their teaching and research objectives.

Staff Details







Dr. Rani Syamalamba

MA(Pub.Adm), MA(Politics), MLi.Sc, Ph.D, SLET   




Mrs. S.Visalakshmi


Asst. Librarian



Mrs. S. Kalyani Nagalakshmi


Asst. Librarian



Mrs CH.Hemalatha

B.A, M.Li.Sc


PG Librarian



Digital Information

Dr. Rani Syamalamba, librarian has attended many seminars and workshops and presented papers. She has published articles in many national and international journals. Well qualified and trained staff intereste in the implementation of new technologies contributes to a professional functioning of the library.

A well furnished Research Centre for literature and economics under the able guidance of senior staff and research scholars, both part time and full time have a ready access to it.



The entire library collection is computerized and the computerized catalogue is made available for staff and students (OPAC) in the intranet. Barcode technology is implemented since 2006 in the circulation counter. Stock verification is done every year with stock verification barcode scanner.

Open access: 

The open access system facility is available for inter, degree and PG students .

 Book Bank facility:

 Book bank facility is available for the economically backward students. They can borrow two extra books each semester.

 Online Journals: 

Staff andStudents can access more than 2000 e-journals and 5000 e-books under the programme of INFLIBNET. A link is also provided in the library website for free e-resources and e-journals


 As part of digitization, all the old question papers under the autonomy and also content pages of important journals (access in OPAC) have been digitized for easy retrieval of information for staff and students.

Information literacy programmes:

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

CC Cameras: 

CC Cameras are installed in the library for security purpose



Click here for the List of magazines & Journals in the library:

Visit Stella Virtual Library : Virtual Library (for NMEICT and open Access e books and e journals) (for n-list journals)  (Scientific Research Open Access)

Directory of open access journals   

DOAJ Journals 

Free e-resources and e-journals (click here for access)

Video Tours                      

Library tour

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Biology Today

Career Choices

Chemistry Today

Chinuku Sahitya Masa Patrika

Christian Manager

Competition Affairs

Down To Earth

Employment News

English Today

Express Computer

Express Travel World Monthly

General Knowledge Today

Grandhalaya Sarvaswam

Gruha Sobha

Health Action

Facts For You

Illu Illalu

India Today (Eng)

India Today (Hin)

India Today (Tel)

Indian Currents

Inspirational Quote

Main stream

Mathematics Today

Nadustunna Charitra

NBT New Letter

News & Events

Out Look

Out Look Traveller

People Repoter

Physics for you

Pratiyogita Darpan

Reader's digest


Shalom Tidings

Social Welfare Magazine

Sri Dharma Parishath - Bhakti Sudha

Stayfit Health & Fitness Magazine

Sri Ramakrishna Prabha

Telugu Vidhyarthi

The Sports Star

Teenager Today



Udyoga Sopanam

University News


Woman's era


Sahitya Amrut

Sambhashana Sandesh

PC Quest

Science Reporter

Science and Society


ASCI Journal of Management

Asian Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology, Environmental Science(International)

Competition Success Review & G K Today

Current Science

DESIDOC Bulletin of information Technology

Discover India

Electronic for you

Frozen Thoughts

Indian Journal of Biotechnology

Indian Journal of Pure And Applied Physics

Journal of Bioscience

Journal of Genetics

Journal of Literatures in English

Journal of Rural Development

Journal of Scientific & Industrial Research

Journal of School Social Work


Legal News & Views

Linux For You

National Geographic

One India One People

Rajagiri Journal of Social Development

Resonance (Journal of Science Education)

Science India

Social Action

Southern Economist

The Economic Challenger

The Journal of English Language Teaching


Viswa Samskrutham

Women's Link

Yozana (Eng)

Yozana (Tel)




Librarian: Dr. Rani Syamalamba