The Institute has a modern Central Library with more than two lakhs of documents consisting of Technical books, reports, standards, CD-ROMS, Audio Visual Educational Cassettes and back volumes of journals. The library subscribes to 179 periodicals (print) plus 4000+ e-Journals and 500+ e-books besides a holding of 17690 back volumes of journals. The library also contains 16,000 books in the Book Bank scheme.
Digital Knowledge Centre has been established with 50 Computer systems provided with DVD-RW Drive. Wi-Fi facility has been provided for laptop users. CCTV Web cameras have been fixed in the Central Library and the entire building is under camera surveillance. RFID Technology of Document Identification and Library Security System have been implemented for the library functions and services from 29th March 2013.
Our Institute is holding membership with British Council Library, Chennai. We are also holding membership with DELNET, New Delhi and providing ILL (Inter Library Loan) services to the users.
The Library functions such as Acquisition, Circulation control, Cataloguing and Serials control have been automated using an integrated software called “LIBSYS”. RFID Library Security Systems and Technology has been implemented in the Library functions and services.
Vision of the Department
To provide quality service to the users
To disseminate technical knowledge
To offer modern tools for accessing information
To network with leading libraries
|1.||No. of Books||118632|
|2.||Print Journals subscribed||172|
|3.||Back Volumes of Journals||17690|
|1.||No. of Databases subscribed thro’ INDEST CONSORTIUM||10|
|2.||No. of e-journals subscribed||4000+|
|3.||No. of e-books (Springer e-books collection)||500+|
|2.||Competitive Examinations Guides and Manuals (GATE,GRE,CAT,AIEEE,JEE,etc)||550|
|4.||British Council Collection (UK-INDIA RECs project)||960|
|5.||Educational Audio Cassettes||31|
|6.||Educational Video Cassettes||1504|
WORKING HOURS OF THE CENTRAL LIBRARY
Monday through Friday : 9.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m.
Saturdays & Sundays : 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.
(Library will be closed on Public Holidays)
Chairman, Library Advisory CommitteeDr. C. NATARAJAN, Professor of Civil Engineering
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
LibrarianDr. (Mrs.) G.THAMARAISELVI, Ph.D., M.Sc., M.L.I.S.
Library AssistantDr. P. MOUNISSAMY, M.A., M.L.I.S., M.Phil, Ph.D.
Special Collections available at the Central Library:
- Competitive Exams Guides an Manuals (Gate,GRE,CAT,AIEEE,JEE, etc)
- Electronic Journals and Books
- Audio and Video Educational Cassettes