Our library is an academic library that provides resources and research support for students and faculty members of the University. The main library is placed at Navile campus, UAHS, Shimoga which is about five kilometers from shimoga town. Presently, it has about 14,497 books, 225 e-books, 53 periodicals, 171 bond journals, 91 educational compact disks, 78 M.Sc. (Agri.) thesis and internet facilities made accessible for students and faculty members of the University. Similarly, its branches located at College of Horticulture, Mudigere of Chikkamangalore district, College of Horticulture, Hiriyur of Chitradurga district, College of Forestry, Ponnampet of Coorg district and Diploma College, AHRS, Kathalgere of Davanagere district, have good number of collections to provide a “gate way” for students and researchers to access various resources, both print/physical and digital forms. Further, the library offers a course on Library and Information services, PGS 501 (0+1) for graduate students of the University which helps them to understand use the library in a proper manner.
With improved library services, facilities and resources and also its further expansion, I hope the library, UAHS, Shimoga is going to shape the future of learning and research activities’.