Thiruvalluvar Library is one of the premier integral part of Civil Service Training Institute, Bhavanisagar by Government of Tamilnadu under Personnel and Administrative Reforms (Training) Department, which is known for its notable collection of Service Rules, Code Books, Service Manuals, Legal books etc., The Library has fairly large collection of books, reading materials and VCD/DVDs etc.,
The Library caters to the reading and reference needs of the trainees, faculty members, and office staff. Our mission is to facilitate convenient and user friendly access to current and relevant information by identifying, acquiring, organizing and retrieving information to serve the information needs of the trainees and government officials of CSTI to meet their teaching, training and learning requirements.
The following sections cater to the needs of the users.
The Library has 8906 documents including books and non-book materials.
Tiruvalluvar Library is fully stocked with rare and notable reference sources, they are
There are two reading halls available in Tiruvalluvar Library. One is situated in Reference section, another one is general reading section, where the users have access to current periodicals. Complete Airconditioned Reading halls are furnished with comfortable furnitures where 150 trainees can be accomadated at a time.
The Periodical section has more than 30 magazines and journals along with Government Publications which are used by trainees exclusively during their training period.
The Library has a rich collection of digital content such as e-book, e-journal, online tutorials and G.Os which could be accessed via e-corner terminal.
Photocopy machine with printing and scanning facility is available in our library for patron use during all regular library hours.
Back issues of periodicals and dailies are maintained at this section for about one year for reference purpose.
The Library provides the following services
This service is mainly available to the registered members of the Library and the guest faculty. Library members are entitled to borrow/ renew/reserve the books.
This is a personal aid to the user by the library staff in interpreting library collection for study and reference to assist the users to locate the needed information from available sources.
Newspaper Clipping Services
In addition to the indexing of newspaper articles, the library also maintains clippings of newspaper articles.
Current Awareness Services
The services for photocopying the documents are provided to the readers on need basis.
Monday - Friday 10.00 A.M. to 6.30 P.M
Lunch Break – 1.00 PM to PM