Reference Section

Resources of the library in an effective manner leading to their optimum utilization. Reference service is the most intensive kind of personal service which attempts to bring together the user and information in a personal way.  There are two types of reference services, direct and indirect.  Under direct reference services, personal assistance is provided, directly to the user.  It may take the form of library instruction and information service.  Indirect reference service consist of information provided through development of catalogues, bibliography, and other reference aids.  

The current era has acquired the name of "Information Era".  Libraries and computers can contribute towards efficiency in disseminating of information.  Keeping in track with the changing scenario, the library has started disseminating information on the internet and e-mail services. 

Keeping in mind the local literary potential, the library has now devoted a separate sub section of books written by Authors based.  The books on Mysuru, rare books and manuscripts form a part of this section.