LIBRARY QUOTES....!!!!!     "If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need." − Tullius Cicero.     "I discovered me in the library. I went to find me in the library." − Ray Bradbury.     "A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life." − Henry Ward Beecher.     "I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library." − Jorge Luis Borges.      "I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book! When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library." − Jane Austen.     "My library is an archive of longings. " − Susan Sontag .     "Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him." − Maya Angelou.     "That perfect tranquility of life, which is nowhere to be found but in retreat, a faithful friend and a good library." − Aphra Behn.     "A library is like an island in the middle of a vast sea of ignorance, particularly if the library is very tall and the surrounding area has been flooded." − Lemony Snicket.     "My grandma always said that God made libraries so that people didn't have any excuse to be stupid." − Joan Bauer.     "The very existence of libraries affords the best evidence that we may yet have hope for the future of man." −T.S. Eliot.      "The only thing that you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library." − Albert Einstein.      "We may sit in our library and yet be in all quarters of the earth." − John Lubbock.     "Your library is your paradise." − Desiderius Erasmus.    

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Brief History

The JSS college has faculties of Arts, Sciences, Commerce, BCA BBA and MSc (CS). The JSS Stands for Janata Shikshana Samithi i.e. Peoples education society. The Karnataka Education Board Started the college in the year 1944. The society bloosomed into a network of institution. The management of college was taken over from the Karnataka Education Board in the year 1952 under the title Janata Shikshana Samithi.

The college is situated on the beautiful hillock known as Vidyagiri, the mountain of education. It is appropriately known as the hill of the rising sun. This hillock is also known as Mailarlinga hill, one of the seven hills of Dharwad

In the earlier stages, the great freedom fighter and constructive worker Shri. R S Hukkerikar guided the destines of the institution .At present the college is extremely lucky to have Pujya Sri. Vishweshteerth Sri Padangalavaru, Swamiji of Pejwar Matt as the President and the dynamic, Philanthropic Poojya Sri. D. Veerendra Heggade, Dharmadhikari of Srikshetra Dharmsthala as the chairman of JSS. The Samiti is extremely lucky to have a dynamic and progressive secretary Dr.N. Vajrakumar under whose able guidance the institution has been making Steady progress.

JSS Shri Mujunatheshwara Institute of UG & PG

Education has undergone metamorphosis and has brought novel changes. Hitherto unknown areas of study have cropped up giving new meanings. The global needs have changed and so also new study fields have come about to systematize them. Industry and commerce have undergone sea change throughout the world, and hence allied areas like management, technology etc. have also become defined.

The college has been carved out of the erstwhile JSS College, catering exclusively for learning in core subjects like management, Computer Science etc. Thus this new un-aided institution was a necessity to bring about effeciency in UG courses like BBA, BCA, BSc(CS) and also PG courses like MSc(CS), MA(English), M.Com and PGDCA.

The College has become fully functional from the year 2012.

About Library

  The JSS college library one of the oldest libraries with a rich collection of books, capable of meeting the changing needs and demands of present and future, was established along with the inception of the college in 1944.The rich collection of books includes 103000 books and variety of journals & periodicals.

  The college has a beautiful and spacious building for the library. It was constructed under UGC aid with liberal contribution from the Management. Over the period of time the inflow of books and the need of the hour demanded the large accommodation. That is why the library which is a ĎA temple of knowledge was extended with a huge reading hall. For the development of our library the contribution of our previous librarians i.e. Smt. Usha Khadilkar, Smt . Joshi Sri. P.P. Despande & Sri. Anil Dharwadkar should be remembered .From 2012 Smt. Nirmala chigateri present Librarian and her team are sincerely doing their effort in modernizing the library and giving maximum services to the readers

  A well-housed and well-managed library is the foundation of modern educational structure. To keep pace with the ever-expanding field of knowledge the library is being updated from time to time. In the revolutionary changed in the library in the field of information technology .our library has also been updated accordingly by computerizing all the date.


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       Books : 98902

       Journals(P+O) : 107

       Newspapers : 17

       Databases : N-List, IJ.

       Magazines : 18