A library is the heart of an academic institution. Our institution Library is located near the entrance of the college and functioning in a separate two storied building having a built up area of 1257 Sqm and it has a seating capacity of 150 with air conditioning. The library has more than 75,293 volumes of books covering all disciplines of Engineering and Technology, Management, Architecture, Science & Humanities.

The Central library currently subscribes 118 print versions of National journals and 93 print versions of International Journals. Apart from the print version of the journals the library provides On-line access to a large number of full-text e- journals from ASCE Journals, IEL online (IEEE & IET), and Open Access E-Journals under the DELNET membership.

Mission

  • Selecting, acquiring, organizing, maintaining and making accessible a collection of printed and non-printed materials that will support the educational, research of both students and the faculty.
  • Providing library users with point-of-use instruction, personal assistance in conducting literature research and other reference services.

Objectives

  • To ensure the availability of books and journals required by the students and faculty.
  • Develop and maintain effective and efficient infrastructure to provide and deliver information services.
  • Support and enhance teaching and learning processes by delivering and promoting the effective use of information resources.

Floor Plan

S.NO FLOOR PARTICULARS
1 Ground Floor Circulation Section – Issue Counter, Return / Renewal Counter, Stack Area – I (Engineering and Technology), Reading Hall, Current Journal Section, Copier Section, OPAC.
2 First Floor Digital Library
3 Second Floor Circulation Section – Issue Counter, Stack Area – 2 (M.B.A and M.C.A, ) Reference Book, Book Bank , Reading Hall, Current Journal Section, Back volumes, Project Report, OPAC.

Library Collections

S.NO RESOURCES TOTAL NO. OF VOLUMES
1 Books 85387
2 Book Bank 3384
3 Gift Books 1170
4 Project Reports 2003
5 Journals Back Volumes 2771
6 Educational Video Cassettes 41
7 Magazines CD ROM 931
8 Books CD- ROM 1730

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Membership

S.NO MEMBER DETAILS RESOURCE PERMITTED DURATION OF LOAN PERIOD NO. OF RENEWAL
1 Faculty 6 I Semester
2 Supporting Staff 3 I Semester 1
3 UG Students 5 14 days 1
4 PG Students 6 14 days 1
5 Book Bank Books for SC/ ST 4 I Semester

Overdue Charges

S.NO PERIOD FINE CHARGE
1 Up to 7 days 50 paise per day per book including intervening holidays
2 From 8th to 22 days Re.1/- per day per book including intervening holidays
3 From 23rs day onwards Rs.2/- per day per book including intervening holidays
4 2nd day onwards Rs.5/- per day per CD/DVD including intervening holidays

Library working hours

S.NO FUNCTION TIME
1 Working hours 7.30 A.M to 7.30 P.M
2 Transcations 7.30 A.M to 7.30 P.M
3 Digital Library 12.30 P.M – 1.30 P.M & 4.00 P.M – 7.30 P.M
4 Photocopy 9.00 A.M to 7.30 P.M

Library Services

  • Circulation Services
  • Book Reservation Services
  • Reference Service
  • OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue)
  • Book Bank Services
  • Question Bank Services
  • Reprographic Services
  • Digital Library Services
  • Scanning Services
  • Printing Services
  • Clipping Service
  • CD ROM Lending Services
  • Inter- Library loan Services

Institutional Membership

S.NO ORGANISATION BORROWS ELIGIBILITY
1 Anna University Library, Chennai 5 books
2 DELNET (Developing library Network) www.delnet.nic.in Login: tnamace Password: amace652
Books, photocopy or soft copy of journal article through ILL (Inter Library Loan)

Rules & Regulations

  • All members are permitted to borrow books from the library.
  • Strict and absolute silence must be observed in the library.
  • All the users should wear their college ID card inside the library.
  • The members are not allowed to carry books, note books, bags and other personal articles inside the library. They should be left at the personal property counter.
  • Members are strictly prohibited from taking the borrowed and stamped books again inside the library.
  • No reminders will be issued to individuals defaulters but consolidated list of defaulters will be displayed in the library notice board.
  • Members should use the books with care. They are advised to examine the books when they borrow and if any book is found damaged. It should be brought to the notice of the library staff immediately. If they fail to do so, they will be responsible for any damage discovered when it is returned to the Library.
  • Books borrowed must be returned or renewed on before the due date, which can be know at the Due Date Slip.
  • Books will be reserved if there are no reservations.
  • Books are required to be presented physically at the Counter for renewal.
  • For late return of books, overdue charges will be collected as per rules in force.
  • Absence from the college will not be allowed as an excuse for the delay in the returning the books.
  • The returned books shall not be reissued to the same person on the same day of return.
  • If the due date falls on a holiday for the Library, the next working day will be taken as the due date.
  • If any book is taken out from the shelf, it should be placed back in its original place.
  • Member should show his/her bar-coded identity card at the counter while borrowing and returning the books.
  • Membership Cards are not transferable.
  • Under special circumstances, the Librarian may refuse the issue of books or recall the books already issued from any member without assigning any reason thereof.
  • Any kind of marking, underlining, clipping of books, periodicals is absolutely prohibited. Readers shall be held responsible for any damage done to the book, periodicals belonging to the library and shall be required to replace such book, periodicals or pay the value thereof.
  • If any book is lost or damaged by the member, he/she will be responsible to replace it with new copy or pay double the original cost of the book along with overdue charge.
  • Overnight issue is available for selected reference books and it should be returned on next day.
  • Reference books, Journals, Magazines, Newspapers should not be taken out.
  • The books are to be left on the reading table and not to be replaced in the shelves after reading or reference.
  • Only one copy of the same title will be issued to the user.
  • The borrower will be responsible for any loss or non-return of any books issued against his / her original or duplicate Library Member ID Card.
  • A Duplicate Bar Code ID will be issued on payment of Rs.20/-.
  • Book bank collections are only for the use of SC/ST students.
  • All final year students must be returned to the library books for obtaining No dues Certificate.
  • During the Library hours for students, one faculty member should present in the library to watch the students and keep them silent.
  • Reprography facility is available in the library. Library users can photocopy the materials subject to copyright restrictions.
  • Books will be issued to new faculty members only after obtaining their bar-coded Identity Card.
  • If any book / Journal are brought out of the Library without proper entry, serious action will be taken.
  • Users are required to switch off the lights and fans when not required or while leaving the reading halls.
  • Usage of mobile phones is not permitted inside the library.
  • The library rules are intended to regulate the use of library resources and will be reviewed periodically to meet the Changing needs. Any changes in the rules or instructions or information to members will be notified on the Library Notice Board as and when required.

Book Search (Web OPAC)

http://192.182.183.1/opac

E-Resources

E-Resources List

S.NO PUBLISHERS WEBSITES
1 ASCE e-Journals Package – 34 e-Journals http://ascelibrary.org/journals/all_journal_titles
2 ASCE e-Journals Package – 34 e-Journals http://asmedigitalcollection.asme.org
3 IEEE All Society Periodicals E-Package (ASPP) 145 e-Journals http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/Xplore/home.jsp
4 The Indian Academy of Science Journals http://www.ias.ac.in
5 National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources Journals http://www.niscair.res.in

Other Resources List

S.NO SUBJECT / JOURNAL WEBSITES
1 Ph.D. Theses & Dissertations http://shodhganga.inflibnet.ac.in/
2 Agricultural Sciences, Applied Social Sciences, Biological Sciences, Engineering, Exact and earth sciences, Health sciences, Human sciences, Linguistics, Literature and arts http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php
3 International Journal of Molecular Sciences http://www.mdpi.com/journal/ijms
4 Journal ARKIVOC (Archive for Organic Chemistry) http://www.arkat-usa.org/
5 Metal-Based Drugs http://www.hindawi.com/journals
6 Discrete Mathematics & Theoretical Computer Science http://www.dmtcs.org/dmtcs-ojs
7 International Journal of Computer Science http://www.waset.org
8 International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security http://ijcsns.org/index.htm
9 Journal of Computer Science http://www.scipub.org
10 Journal of Computers http://www.academypublisher.com/jcp/
11 Journal of Computing and Information Technology http://cit.zesoi.fer.hr/home.php
12 Journal of Multimedia http://www.academypublisher.com/jmm/
13 Journal of Networks http://www.academypublisher.com/jnw/
14 Journal of Software http://www.academypublisher.com/jsw/
15 Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society http://www.scielo.br
16 Computer sciences and Telecommunication Jrl. http://gesj.internet-academy.org.ge
17 Computer software journal http://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/browse/jssst
18 Electronic journal of information system Electronic journal of information system
19 Electronic transactions on artificial intelligence http://www.ida.liu.se/ext/etai/
20 Artificial intelligence http://aepia.dsic.upv.es/
21 Information Technology Journal http://scialert.net/
22 Information Technology, Learning, and Performance Journal http://www.osra.org/journal.html
23 International Journal of Communication Networks and Information Security http://ijcnis.kust.edu.pk/index
24 International Journal of Information Technology http://www.waset.org/journals/ijit/
25 Elektrika: Journal of Electrical Engineering http://www.fke.utm.my/elektrika
26 EURASIP Journal on Embedded Systems http://www.hindawi.com/journals/ES
27 International Journal of Electronics, Circuits and Systems http://www.waset.org/journals/ijecs/
28 International Journal of Antennas and Propagation http://www.hindawi.com/journals/ijap/
29 International Journal of Intelligent Control and Systems http://www.ijics.org/
30 International Journal of Signal Processing http://www.waset.org/journals/ijsp/
31 Journal of Electrical Systems http://journal.esrgroups.org/jes/
32 Open Electrical & Electronic Engineering Journal http://www.bentham.org/open/toeej/
33 VLSI Design http://www.hindawi.com/journals/vlsi/
34 Communications Engineering & Design http://www.cedmagazine.com/
35 Communications Systems Design http://www.commsdesign.com/
36 Electronic Design Online http://electronicdesign.com/
37 Electronic Green Journal http://repositories.cdlib.org/uclalib/egj/
38 Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics http://www.jafmonline.net/
39 Advanced Manufacturing http://www.automationmag.com/
40 Applied Welding http://www.millerwelds.com
41 Automotive Design and Production http://www.autofieldguide.com/
42 Journal of the Brazilian Society of mechanical Sciences http://www.scielo.br
43 Journal of Materials Research http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php
44 Cadalyst http://www.cadalyst.com/
45 Applied Mathematical Sciences http://www.m-hikari.com/ams/index.html
46 Asian Journal of Algebra http://www.scialert.net/
47 Contributions to Discrete Mathematics http://cdm.math.ca/index.php/cdm
48 Electronic Journal of Linear Algebra http://www.math.technion.ac.il/iic/ela/
49 Electronic Journal of Qualitative Theory of Differential Equations http://www.math.u-szeged.hu/ejqtde/
50 Integers: Electronic Journal of Combinatorial Number Theory http://www.integers-ejcnt.org/
51 International Journal of Algebra http://www.m-hikari.com/ija/index.html
52 International Journal of Computers, Communications & Control http://journal.univagora.ro

Encyclopedia

S.NO SUBJECT WEBSITE
1 Encyclopedia Mythica http://www.pantheon.org/
2 Encyclopedia of the Orient http://i-cias.com/e.o/index.htm
3 Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy http://www.iep.utm.edu/
4 Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy http://plato.stanford.edu/contents.html
5 PC Webopaedia http://www.webopedia.com/
6 Merriam-Webster http://www.merriam-webster.com/
7 Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/
8 Artcyclopedia http://www.artcyclopedia.com/
9 Encyclopedia Britannica http://www.britannica.com/
10 Encyclopedia http://www.encyclopedia.com/
11 Discovery online http://dsc.discovery.com/
12 Tech Encyclopedia http://www.techweb.com/encyclopedia
13 World of Mathematics http://mathworld.wolfram.com/
14 Wikipedia http://www.wikipedia.org/

Atlas

S.NO SUBJECT WEBSITES
1 Maps http://www.maps.com/
2 Atlas http://go.hrw.com/atlas/norm_htm/world.htm
3 Rare Maps http://www.raremaps.com/
4 Maps and Atlases http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/gmdhtml/gnrlhome.html
5 Maps http://classic.mapquest.com/
6 Freeality Online Atlases, Maps, and Travel Directions http://www.freeality.com/maps.htm

Dictionary

S.NO SUBJECT WEBSITES
1 Roget’s Internet Thesaurus http://thesaurus.com/
2 Cambridge Dictionaries Online http://dictionary.cambridge.org/
3 Webster Dictionary http://www.merriam-webster.com/netdict.htm
4 Acronym Finder http://www.acronymfinder.com/
5 One look Dictionary http://www.onelook.com/
6 Rogets Thesaurus http://asadz.com/thesaurus/
7 Familiar Quotations http://www.bartleby.com/100/
8 Allwords Dictionary http://www.allwords.com/