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 8000+ e-Journals and 2500+ e-books besides a holding of 17690 back volumes of journals. The library also contains 16,750 books in the Book Bank scheme.

Digital Knowledge Centre has been established with 35 Ubuntu Computer systems with internet connection. 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.

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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.



Library Rules

Library Rules

E-Resource Access and Copyright Rules

NITT Library Garden

Statistical Data

1. No. of Books 1,05,000+
2. Print Journals subscribed 118
3. Back Volumes of Journals 17690
4. Reports 8500+
5. Audio Cassettes 30+
6. Video Cassettes 1500+
7. CD-ROMs 3000+
8. Thesis, Projects 731
9. Daily Newspapers 15


1. No. of e-journals subscribed 8000+
2. No. of e-books 2500+

Special Collections

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. Educational Audio Cassettes 30+
5. Educational Video Cassettes 1500+
6. CD-ROMS 3000+

Working Hours

Monday to Friday : 9.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays : 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.
(Library will be closed on Public Holidays)


Library Office
Email: librarian[at]nitt.edu
Ph: 0431-250-3761

Circulation Counter
Email: lib.circulation[at]nitt.edu
Ph: 0431-250-3765