Services Offered

Library Automation:

The Library functions are automated using an integrated Library Software called “LIBSYS” with the following main modules for the Library in-house operations:

  • Acquisition System
  • Cataloguing System
  • Circulation System
  • Periodicals
  • OPAC

RFID (Radio Frequency IDentification) Library Security Systems and Technology has been adopted in the Library functions and services.

OPAC [ON-LINE PUBLIC ACCESS CATALOG]:

The Online Public Access catalog allows for the access of bibliographic databases of the books, Reports, CD-ROMs and journals available in the central library. The catalog includes a word-based search facility using Boolean operators that can narrow down a search to meet very specific needs. Additional features of this catalog are:

  • Periodic list of recent additions to the library.
  • Members can find the materials checked out to them.
  • Details of the status of the Books can be accessed while browsing and searching for information.

The OPAC can be accessed by using the Intra-net facility available through LAN under the following IP address and options:

1. IP address: http://library.nitt.edu:8080/webopac/
2. http://www.nitt.edu

PHOTOCOPYING FACILITY:

Photocopying/Xerox facility (both colour and normal) is available for the users of the Library with a reasonable charge of 0.50 paise per page for Ordinary copies and Rs. 25/- per page for getting Color Xerox copies.

Special Services

  • Web OPAC Service [Online Public Access Catalog (Web OPAC) can be accessed through Intranet IP address: http://10.0.0.132
  • RFID oriented automated Circulation Service
  • Bulletin Board service
  • Current awareness service
  • CD-ROM search service
  • Audio-Visual service (Educational cassettes)
  • Membership to external agencies and individuals
  • Holding British Council Library Institutional membership
  • Document Delivery Services thru’ DELNET
  • Document Delivery Service (photocopies of articles) from IITs thru’ JCCC interface for promoting research & development
  • Providing access to more than 6000 on-line e-journals through INDEST Consortia and access to more than 600 Springer & CUP e-books service
  • General and Textbooks Reading services Document Delivery Service
  • Document Delivery Services have been provided through DELNET & JCCC@INDEST consortia.