One of the most important requirements for a student of law is the ‘Library’. The VCL library is one of the best Libraries in Karnataka and has always been a centre of research activities and learning for students of law and faculty members. Housed on the first floor of the building, the VCL library is equipped with a collection of more than 15,000 books and 2000 bound volumes of various Law Journals. In addition to this, students have access to electronic research materials in CD-ROMs and legal database through major online research platforms including SCC, Manupatra online and Law Super.
The Contemporary development and trend in any field of study and research is always found in scholarly articles published in the journals. Various articles penned by scholars give new dimensions of approach to a particular subject and study. The VCL law library subscribes to more than 32 such law journals published at national and international levels. The Library has collections of up to date journals. The VCL Library boasts of scholarly commentaries on the Constitution of India, Company Law, Administrative Law and Transfer of property , to name a few. In addition to these the students also have access to more than 10 magazines and 8 daily news papers in both English & Kannada.
The VCL library has also got a Book Bank, provided by the Social Welfare Department, exclusively for the use of SC/ST Students.
Library remains open from 09:00 am to 05:00 pm on week days and Saturday from 09:00 am to 03:00 pm. Timings are extended during Examinations.
Members Entitlements :
LLB : 2 books for 15days for students
Faculty Members : 8 Books at a time
A Late fee of Rs.2/- per day is charged for books returned after due date.