NITT Library

The Institute has a modern Central Library with more than two and half lakhs of documents consisting of Technical books, reports, standards, CD-ROMS, Audio Visual Educational Cassettes and back volumes of journals. The library subscribes to 164 periodicals (print) plus 5000+ e-Journals and 600+ e-books besides a holding of 17690 back volumes of journals. The library also contains 16,7500 books in the Book Bank scheme.

Digital Knowledge Centre has been established with 70 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.


To provide comprehensive Resources and Services in support of the Research, Teaching, and learning needs of the Institute community


  • To build collections by networking with leading Libraries for providing relevant information and create tools to support research, teaching, and learning
  • To facilitate seamless access to robust and distinctive collections to the stakeholders
  • To ensure the preservation and long-lasting availability of library collections and resources

NITT Library

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.

Library Automation

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.

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1. No. of Books 121711
2. Print Journals subscribed 164
3. Back Volumes of Journals 17690
4. Reports 8123
5. Indian Standards 17454
6. Audio Cassettes 31
7. Video Cassettes 1504
8. CD-ROMs 1635
9. Thesis, Projects 341


1. No. of Databases subscribed thro’ INDEST CONSORTIUM 10
2. No. of e-journals subscribed 5000+
3. No. of e-books (Springer e-books collection) 600+


Sl.No. Details Total No.
1. TEQIP Collection 11170
2. Competitive Examinations Guides and Manuals (GATE,GRE,CAT,AIEEE,JEE,etc) 650
3. Book Bank 16750
4. British Council Collection (UK-INDIA RECs project) 960
5. Educational Audio Cassettes 31
6. Educational Video Cassettes 1504
7. CD-ROMS 1626


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)


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Chairman, Core Task Team, Campus Library Services

Dr. J. SARANGAN, Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Email :

Dr. (Mrs.) G.THAMARAISELVI, Ph.D., M.Sc., M.L.I.S.

Assistant Librarian
Dr. 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