The college library is the knowledge repository centre and is strategically placed occupying a major portion of the ground floor of the premises. Keeping pace with the rapid expansion of student strength, the volume of books has been proportionately increased. Likewise having added various other courses like LL.B. (Degree), LL.B(Hons), LL.M., D.L.L. & W. and other certificate courses conducted time to time, the library has seen enrichment of its collection of reference books, journals, reports, etc. and has automated its house-keeping operations with NewGenLib (A Library Automation Software).
8:00 AM TO 4:45 PM (MONDAY TO SATURDAY)
NOTE: LIBRARY IS CLOSED ON ALL PUBLIC HOLIDAYS
Statistical Data of the Library
Total Number books in the library – 15957
Total Number of Journals subscribed – 34
Total Number of Bound Volumes – 500
Subscribed Online Database – 1 (Manupatra Online Database)
Newspapers subscribed in the library – 15
Offline databases / CDs – 10
- Three books are issued for 14 days to each of the LL.B. Degree , B.A.LL.B. and LL.M. students on the production of borrowers ticket/College I-card.
- Other than lending books on borrowers tickets, LL.B. Degree and B.A.LL.B. students have Book Bank Facility wherein for each subject of that semester one standard textbook is provided to the students. These textbooks are required to be returned within 10 days after the end of each term examination.
- Research Scholar are entitled to borrow Five books on borrowers ticket/College I-card for 14 days.
- Borrower has to pay a Fine of Rs. 2 per day on each book after the due date.
- Borrower has to replace or to pay thrice the cost of the book if the book is lost, damaged or defaced.
- Reference books are not issued outside of the library
Services Offered by the Library
- LENDING SERVICES
- ONLINE PUBLIC ACCESS CATALOGUE (OPAC)
- INTERNET BROWSING
- ACCESS TO ONLINE AND OFFLINE LEGAL DATABASE
- ISSUING TABLETS WITH INTERNET CONNECTIVITY
- EXCLUSIVE APP OF VVM TO BROWSE OFFLINE SCHOLARLY CONTENT
- NEWSPAPERS CLIPPING
- REFERENCE AND REFERRAL SERVICE
- READING ROOM
Library Committee Members
- Dr. Saba V.M. Da Silva -Principal (Chairperson)
- Mr. C.J.F. Prasanna Kumar -Senior Faculty Member
- Mr. Shreeharsha N. Inavalli -IQAC Coordinator
- Adv. Cleofato Coutinho -Member
- Shri. A.R. Salve -Librarian
Links to Website which will be helpful to the Students in their Academic Pursuit
Case Law Sites:
It consists of the Judgments of the Supreme court of India and several High Courts.
Access to Judgments / Search is free, you only pay for Bonus features. It also features LATEST SUPREME COURT JUDGEMENTS.
Supreme Court of India Decisions arranged – year-wise & Alphabetically through ‘liiofindia.org’
STPL-The Law Website – Reportable Judgment of Supreme Court of India – From September 2009.
Supreme Court Reports: Official Journal of Reportable Supreme Court Decisions
Causelists – are scheduling of cases to be heard by the courts on following day.
IndLaw.com – Case Status : Disposed and pending cases status.
Central Information Commission of India – Decisions arranged Alphabetically and year-wise.
Indian Cyber Appellate Tribunal – Decisions are based on data obtained from the Department of Information Technology , Ministry of Information & Technology, GOI.
Indian Central Administrative Tribunal – Decisions are based on Judgement Information System (JUDIS) through ‘liiofindia.org’
Foreign Court Judgments ( which includes the database of Australia, Canada, European Union, Indonesia, Ireland, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States)
WorldLII : The World Legal Information Institute is a free, Independent and non-profit global legal research facility which comprises database, catalog and Websearch.
LawCite – like other case citators, is essentially useful in the context of a particular legal decision or law journal article. It will help you to finding a decisions, Finding out how a decision has been subsequently treated, Finding Parallel Citations, Finding Journal Articles and other related materials.
Open Access Legal Articles
Open Access Legal Books
Open Access Online Bare Acts/Bills/Rules
PRSIndia.org / Bill Track : for latest Bill Status in the Indian Parliament. Even you can find ‘summaries’ of the bills from ‘Indian Parliamentary Research Service Legislative Summaries’ provided by Parliamentary Research Service (PRS). including Bills.
The Constitution(Amendment) Acts (India) including Statement of Object and Reasons.
Goa Government Regulations – through ‘liiofindia.org”
India Code : contains all Central Acts of Parliament right from 1836 onwards.
Indian Central Legislations -Alphabetically and Year-wise arranged through ‘lliofindia.org’
Advocate Khoj-Bare Acts : Contains Central Acts-An online collection of bare acts passed by the Indian Parliament ever since 1834 is listed here with free access to the full-text.
Advocate Khoj – Rules: An online digest of the major rules framed under the acts is listed here with free access to the full-text.
Goa Schemes -Database contains Schemes of Goa alphabetically and yearwise arranged through ‘liiofindia.org’
Open Access Legal Online Journal on Law
GNLU-Journal of Law, Developments and Politics – published by Gujarat National Law University.
ILI Law Review – published by LL.M. students of Indian Law Institute.
India Law Journal (Online Journal)
Indian Journal of Arbitration Law – Biannual, Student reviewed e-journal launched by the Centre for Advanced Research and Training in Arbitration Law of National Law University, Jodhpur.
Indian Journal of Constitutional Law : published by Constitutional Law Society in conjunction with M.K. Nambyar at NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad
Indian Journal of Intellectual Property Law -published by the NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad through LLI of India
Indian Journal of Law and Economics – Published by NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad.
Indian Journal of Law and Technology – published by the Student Bar Association of the National Law School of India University, Bangalore through LLI.
Indian Journal of Legal Philosophy – The Articles in the Journals are from various fields of Law and cover several contemporary issues.
Journal of Legal Analysis and Research (JLAR) – Student edited, peer reviewed quarterly publication which focuses on all aspects of Law.
LEAD -Law, Environment & Development – publication based on New Delhi and London managed by the school of Law of the Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London and International Environmental Law Research Centre (IELRC).
NALSAR Environmental Law and Practice Review – Published by NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad.
NALSAR Law Review – Published by NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad.
NALSAR Media Law Review – Published by NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad.
NALSAR Student Law Review – Published by NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad.
ASEAN Agreements and Conventions – based on the data obtained from the ASEAN website through ‘asianlii.org’.
Canadian Treaty Series – based on the data obtained from Canada treaty Information Website through ‘commonlii.org’.
Council of Europe Treaty Series – based on the data obtained from the Council of Europe Website through ‘worldlii.org’.
European Treaties – Legal texts on which the European Union and the European Communities are founded.
League of Nations Treaty Series -based on the data obtained from the United Nations Website through ‘worldlii.org’.
SAARC Agreements and Conventions – based on data obtained from SAARC website through ‘asianlli.org’.
United Nations Treaty Series – based on the data obtained from the United Nations Website through ‘worldlii.org’
Indian Treaties Series – Database contains Indian Bilateral treaties and is based on the data obtained from Ministry of External Affair Website through ‘liiofindia.org’.
Moot Court Competitions/Seminar and Conferences
Lexceter@ : Moot Announcements
Conference Alerts/Law : Upcoming law conferences worldwide
Online Moot Court Competition Memorials
Shodhganga -Repository of Indian Ph.D. Thesis in electronic form.
Shodhgangotri – Repository of Indian Research in Progress-Electronic version of approved synopsis submitted by research scholars to the university. Initiated by INFLIBNET
Global News and Events on Law
Bar & Bench: – Legal Journalism. Unique platform aimed at connecting India’s Legal fraternity, bringing to you the latest in news and issues affecting the legal domain.
Legal-News at LegalIndia.com
E-Newspapers (Goa State(India))
Navhind Times (English)
National and Other State E-Newspapers
Hindustan Times (English)
The Indian Express (English)
Illustration of Legal Maxim
Open Law Dictionaries/Encyclopedia
Free Legal Aid Cells
Open Access Gazattes
- Goa Government E-Gazettes
National Eligibility Test (NET)
State Eligibility Test (SET) for Maharashtra And Goa
Legal Opinion Sites
http://www.lawguru.com/ – Ask Free Legal Questions, Answered by Attorney
Forest Case Update (http://forestcaseindia.org) – Information Dissemination Service on Forest and Wildlife Cases in the Supreme Court and National Green Tribunal)
http://indlegal.com : A Comprehensive Legal Search tool which collates , organizes a user friendly collection of links of various national and international legal sites.
GOI Web Directory : A one-point source to access all Indian Government Websites.
India.gov.in : National Portal of India to enable a single window access to information and services provided by Government Entities.
LegallyIndia : is a news and community portal for Indian lawyers, covering Indian law firms, LPOs and law schools and students.
Central Bureau of India (CBI) : Official Site
Manupatra Online Legal Database:
(Paid Subscription to access)
Content: Supreme Court and High Court Cases, Tribunal and Commissions, Notifications and Circulars, Bare Acts, Bills, Draft Ordinances, Commentaries, Articles, Books, e-journals, etc.
(Paid Subscription to access)
An Initiative of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) Under the NME-ICT now funded by UGC, as college component under UGCINFONET Digital Library Consortium.
Content: The Consortium subscribes under N-LIST Programme are available from the publisher’s Web site which contains e-journals and e-books on all subject areas.
Students have access the OPAC to search/check the availability of the books in the library to issue/refer in the campus through LAN/Wireless LAN.
List of Journals/Reporters Subscribed
- All India Reporter
- AIR Bombay High Court Reports (Civil)
- AIR Bombay High Court Reports (Criminal)
- Bombay Cases Reporter (Monthly)
- Bombay Cases Reporter (Criminal)
- Bombay Law Reporter
- Civil and Military Law Journal
- Criminal Law Journal
- Current Indian Statutes
- Consumer Protection Reporter
- Goa Law Reporter
- Journal of Indian Law Institute
- Indian Bar Review
- Indian Journal of International Law
- Labour Law Journal
- Legal Views and News
- Maharashtra Law Journal
- Social Action
- Supreme Court Cases Weekly
- Third Concept
List of Magazines Subscribed
- Careers 360
- Competition Success Review
- Economic and Political Weekly
- Employment News
- Down to Earth
- Goa Today
- India Today
- Lawyers Update
- University News
List of Newspapers Subscribed
- Economic Times (English)
- Goa Doot (Marathi)
- Gomantak (Marathi)
- Gomantak Times (English)
- Herald (English)
- Hindu (English)
- Indian Express (English)
- Lokmat (Marathi)
- Loksatta (Marathi)
- Maharashtra Times (Marathi)
- Navhind Times (English)
- Navprabha (Marathi)
- Sunaparant (Konkani)
- Tarun Bharat (Marathi)
- Times of India (English)
New Arrival (Books)
|1||Agarwal, S.K.||Indian Easement Act|
|2||Agrahari, Gunjan||Law relating to Dowry Prohibition, Cruelty and Harassment|
|3||Ahmad, Aqil||Text Book of Mohammedan Law|
|4||Ahmed, Aquil||Equity, Trust, Mortgage and Specific Relief Act|
|5||Ahuja, V.K.||Law Relating to Intellectual Property Rights|
|6||Arora, Manish||Universal’s Guide to CLAT and LLB Entrance Examination|
|7||Avadhani S.R.||Law of Civil Wrongs|
|8||Awasthi, S.K.||Goa Law Digest (2003 to 2007)|
|9||Awasthi, S.K.||Goa Law Digest (2008 go 2012)|
|10||Awasthi, S.K.||Commentary on Goa Daman and Diu Agricultural Tenancy Act|
|13||Bangia, R.K.||Law of torts|
|14||Bansal Ashwini Kumar||International Commercial Arbitration|
|16||Bhashyam and Adiga||The Negotiable Instruments Act|
|17||Bhattacharya, T.||The indian penal code with exhaustive comments and case law|
|18||Bhattacharyya, T.||The Interpretation of Statutes|
|19||Bindra, N.S.||Interpretation of Statutes|
|20||Broadway||Family and Succession Law in Portuguese Civil Code of 1857: A 21st Century Approach|
|21||Chaturvedi, R.G.||Law of Writs and Other Constitutional Remedies Vol.-I|
|22||Chaudhary, V.R.||The Code of Civil Procedure|
|23||Chopra, D.S.||Interpretation of Statutes|
|24||Choudhry, R.N.||Law of Forests in India|
|25||Dhingra Sehgal, Sangita||Commentary on the Legal Services Authorities Act|
|26||Dighe, S.D.||Criminal Manual|
|27||Doabia, H.S.||Law of Elections and Election Petitions vol.-1 & 2|
|28||Ganguy. D.K.||Pleading, Drafting and Conveyancing|
|29||Goswami, V.G.||Labour and Industrial Laws Vol.-2|
|30||Gupta, G.S.||Law of Injunction|
|31||Gupta, Karn||Introduction to Company law|
|32||Gupta, S.P.||Professional Ethics, Accountancy for Lawyers Bench-Bar Relations|
|33||Gupta, V.K.||Universal’s Multiple Choice Questions for Judicial Service Examinations|
|34||Gupte, A.K.||Civil Manual|
|35||hargopal||Legal Draftsman ( Vol. 1 & 2)|
|36||Jadhav, Amol P.||Law relating to Postmortem|
|37||Jain, D.K.||Guide to NRI and PIOs|
|38||Jain, Pawan K.||Hindu Undivided Family : Formation Management and Taxation|
|39||Kanga and Palkhiwala||The Law and practice of Income Tax ( Vol.-1 & 2)|
|40||Kant, Neelam||Law relating to Protection of Women from Domestic Violence|
|41||Kapoor, S.K.||Human rights under international law and indian law|
|42||Kapoor, S.K.||International Law & Human Rights|
|43||Kataria, R.P.||Medico-Legal Dictionary under Civil and Criminal Law|
|44||Kathuria, R.P.||Supreme Court on Criminal Law (1950-2013) (Set of Seven Volumes)|
|45||Kathuria, R.P.||Law and Crimes and Criminology Vol.-1 to 4|
|46||kaur, Harpreet||Business and Corporate Law|
|47||Khare, R.C.||Private International Law|
|48||Krishnan, K.||Pleading and Practice|
|49||Kulkarni, P.K.||Seth’s Bankong Regulation Act|
|51||Lal, Batuk||The Law of Evidence in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Malaysia Vol. 1 & 2|
|52||LexisNexis||The Companies Act, 2013 with Rules and Forms|
|53||LexisNexis||Short Notes and Multiple Choice Questions : The Constitution of India|
|54||Majumdar, R.K.||Law of Consumer Protection in India Vol.-1 & 2|
|55||Malik, Krishna Pal||Law and Social Transformation|
|56||Malik, P.L.||Handbook of Labour and Industrial Law|
|57||Mani Tripathi, B.N.||Hindu Law|
|58||Mathur, D.N.||All India Bar Examination Guide|
|59||Mishra, O.P.||Law Relating to Women and Child|
|60||Mitter, V.||Police Diaries : Statement Reports Invvestigation Vol.-1|
|61||Mulla and Kannan||Te Sale of Goods Act and the Indian partnership|
|62||Myneni, S.R.||Drafting, Pleading and Conveyancing|
|64||Myneni, S.R.||Law of Intellectual property Law|
|65||Naqvi, S.K.||Law Relating to Wakfts in India|
|66||Narayan Reddy, K.S.||Medical Jurisprudence and Toxicology|
|67||Narayan, P.S.||Law relating to Lok Adalats : (Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987)as amended by Act 37 of 2002|
|68||Narayana, P.S.||Suuits : Law Practice and Procedure|
|69||Narayana, P.S.||Intellectual property Law in India|
|70||Pal Singh, Mahendra||Constitution of India|
|71||Pandey, D.N.R.||Limitation Act (16th ed)|
|72||Pandey, J.N.||The Constitutional Law of India|
|73||Paranjape N.V.||The code of criminal procedure:along with juvenile justice act & probation of offenders act|
|74||Paranjape N.V.||Studies in Jurisprudence and legal theory|
|75||Paranjape N.V.||Public interest litigation legal and services, lok adalats and para legal services|
|76||Paranjape, N.V.||Law Relating to Arbitration and Conciliation in India|
|77||Paranjape, N.V.||New Company Law|
|78||Paranjape, N.V.||Environmental Law|
|79||Paranjape, N.V.||Right to Information|
|80||Pathak, Akhileshwar||Law Relating to Special Contracts|
|81||Paul, Santosh||Choosing Hammurabi : Debates on Judicial Appointments|
|82||Pinto||Practice Traffick yoga|
|83||Polock and Mulla||The Specific Relief Act|
|84||Prasad, Kamakshya||Law of Scam|
|86||Rai, Suman||Law Relating to Plea Bargaining|
|87||Rashid, M.A.||Ultimate Guide to Judicial Services Examinations 214|
|88||Ratanlal and Dhirajlal||Law of Evidence|
|89||Ratanlal and Dhirajlal||The Law of Evidence (Hard Bound)|
|90||Rathna Swamy, P.||Handbook on Election Law|
|91||Reis, Miguel||Portuguese Citizenship of Persons born in the Earstwhile Estado De India and of their desendants|
|92||Rosedar, S.R.A.||Family Law-I|
|93||Rosedar, S.R.A.||Constitutional Law-I|
|94||Sarkar, S.C.||The Code of Civil Procedure Code Vol.-1 & 2|
|95||Sarkar, S.C.||The Code of Criminal Procedure vol.-1 & 2|
|96||Sarkar, S.C.||Law and Procedure of Departmental Enquiries, WrongfulDismissals and Disciplinary Actions Vol.-1 &2|
|97||Sarkar, Sunil Kumar||Marriage and Divorce Laws|
|98||Sarkar, Sunil Kumar||Law of Protection of Women from Domestic Violence|
|99||Saxena Poonam Pradhan||Property Law|
|100||Saxena Poonam Pradhan||Family Law-II|
|101||Sen Gupta, S.P.||Commentaries on the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005|
|102||Seth, Karnika||Computers Internet and new Technology Law|
|103||Sharma, Kirti and Shukla, Vedant||Intellectual property Rights|
|104||Sharma, Meenakshi Dev||Principles of Economics|
|105||Sharma, Prashant Tyagi||Offences by Companies|
|106||Sharma, S.S.||Legal Services, Public Interest Litigations and Para-Legal Services|
|107||Shrinivasan, Anand G.||Accounts Audit and Auditors|
|108||Singh, Avtar||Introduction to Interpretation of Statutes|
|109||Singh, Avtar||Law of Evidence|
|110||Singh, Bhuvaneshwar||Law of attachment of Property|
|111||Singh, G.P.||Principles of Statutory Interpretations|
|112||Singh, G.P.||Priniciples of Equity with Special Reference to Trust and Specific Relief Alongwith Fiduciary Relations and Mortgages|
|114||Srivastava||Securitisation of Debt Recovery vol.-1 & 2|
|115||Srivastava, K.K.||The Law of Pleadings, Drafting and Conveyancing|
|116||Srivastava, S.S.||Right to Information|
|117||Srivastava,S.C.||Criminology, Penology and Victimology|
|118||Subba Rao||Lectures on Political Science|
|119||Subba Rao||Family Law in India|
|120||Subba Rao||Hindu Law|
|121||Subba Rao||Family Law in India|
|122||Subba Rao||Family Law in India|
|123||Tannan, M.L.||Banking Law and practice in India Vol.-1 9 3 vol.-1 Set)|
|124||Thacker, C.K.||Supreme Court on Civil Law ( 5 Vol.- Set)|
|125||Tiwari, G.S.||A Text Book of Jurisprudence|
|126||Tyagi, S.P.||Criminal Trial vol.1& 2|
|127||Universal Law Publishing||The Code of Criminal procedure Code|
|128||Universal Law Publishing||Universal’s Banking and Financial Institutions|
|129||university of Lisbon||Family and Succession Law in Portuguese Civil Code of 1857: A 21st Century Approach|
|130||Varshini,D.P.||How to frame charge under Penal Code and Criminal Major Acts|