About Us

Sacred Heart College, Chalakudy, is an institution managed by the Alvernia province of Franciscan Clarist congregation, affiliated to the University of Calicut and aided by the Kerala government. The College, established in 1980, as a junior college with Pre-degree courses was upgraded to a first grade status in 1991 and is presently offering eight Under Graduate and six Post Graduate courses. The library at sacred heart college started functioning in 1980 in the college building. Over the years, library expanded its collection & functions along with the growth of the college. The library was moved to the new building in 1998. Library automation work was completed in 2009 by installing Libsoft software and it has resulted in a completely automated, state-of-the art, digitally controlled library system.

We have an excellent two-storied Library, which is fully automated with a wide collection of books, periodicals and CDs.The ground floor includes periodical section, reference section, reading room and two computer rooms with internet connection to facilitate access to online resources. International journals, international magazines, electronic resources such as EBSCO host and N List are made available to all members of the Library.The first floor houses a vast collection of books from various disciplines, a circulation counter and has a spacious reading room. The library has an open access system and is committed to the creation of a technology driven learning environment. The library with its modern collection of information resources and innovative information services plays a vital role in the intellectual pursuits of the student community. We also impart training to diploma and degree holders in Library Science.

Motto

Leap in to the depth of wisdom

Objectives

  • To support and enrich the curriculum in all subject areas
  • To support personal development through access to a wide range of print and online resources
  • To promote the development of research skills as the basis for lifelong learning