DEPARTMENT OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION CENTRE

Introduction

The Library and Information centre of N.P.R.College of Engineering and technology has set its vision “to satisfy the user community and Digital knowledge management”.

Our College library has spacious reading hall with seating capacity of 100 students can accommodate in the library hour. Our library has a well equipped library and all the activities are fully automated by the AUTOLIB software including OPAC (On Line Public access catalogue) at the entrance for checking the availability of the books and Barcode Scanner for the circulation.

It has a rich pool of text and reference books, periodicals, journals, thesis/ dissertations, reports, maps etc. and also CD/DVD-based/online learning materials. Books on almost all subjects according to the academic course structure are available in the library.

Library is being ‘the heart of the institute’. The management gives highest priority for its development and resource expansion.

Lay Out

Library is located in the Ground floor of the main building, adjacent to the Principal’s, Chamber and office room. Being far from the classes and labs the ambience is just conducive for learning.

Timings

Library working hour as follows:

Monday to Friday - 8.50 a.m. to 5.15 p.m.

(all working days)

Membership

The Central Library is mainly for the use of faculty members, students and supporting staff of the college. The number of books issued will be varying according to the membership category.

Members

Entitlements

Loan Period

Teaching Staff

5 books

Fifteen Days With Renewal

Supporting Staff

2 books

Fifteen Days With Renewal

Group of Colleges Staff

3 books

Fifteen Days With Renewal

Students

3 books

Fifteen Days +One Renewal

Library Resources

Total collection of the various library resources available are –

Books : Volumes : 18386 Titles : 5257

Journals : 90 (49 national and 41 international )

Magazines and Newspaper: 10

Microforms: (NPTEL E-learning)DVD : 402

Library Services

· CIRCULATION SERVICES

· REFERENCE SERVICES

· REPROGRAPHIC SERVICES

· CURRENT AWARENESS SERVICES

· REFERRAL SERVICE

· SELECTIVE DISSEMINATION OF INFORMATION

· NEWS PAPER CLIPPING SERVICES

· OPAC(On Line Public Access Catalogue)

· DOCUMENT PRINTING SERVICES

· DIGITAL LIBRARY

Library Facilities

  • Central Library houses 18386 volumes and 5257 titles.
  • Open Access system to access the books
  • Dewey decimal classification for locating the books
  • This Library subscribes to 90 Periodicals(49 national and 41 international journals)
  • institutional membership of IETE, ICTACT associations for E-journal access and printed
  • Digital knowledge centre
  • Digital Library houses 800 subject CD’S and 400 NPTEL E-learning DVD’S
  • Internet Access with 16MBPS speed with Wi-Fi Facilities
  • Reprography (Xerox) Service available
  • Computerized bar-coding system for issue and return of books
  • Periodicals Display system
  • Question bank

Library Books Details(As Per UGC Norms)

Department wise (2014-15)

S.NO

Name of the program

Available

DEPARTMENT

TITLES

VOLUMES

1

Science & Humanities

424

1641

2

Computer Science Engineering

939

2972

3

Information Technology

397

1346

4

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

555

2071

5

Electronics and Communication Engineering

811

2500

6

Mechanical Engineering

639

2645

7

Civil Engineering

525

2066

8

ME- CSE 2012

125

394

9

ME-VLSI 2012

115

366

10

ME-STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING

91

444

11

ME-POWER ELECTRONICS AND DRIVES

66

310

12

MBA

570

1631

TOTAL

5257

18386

Available journals split up(2013-14)&(2014-15)

Sl. No

Name of the course

No of Journals

National

International

1

B. E – CSE

6

2

2

B. E – ECE

7

2

3

B. E - EEE

4

5

4

B. E – MECH

3

2

5

B. E – CIVIL

3

4

6

B. TECH - IT

3

3

7

M. E - VLSI

5

3

8

M. E - CSE

3

5

9

ME-PED

5

6

10

ME-Structural

5

5

11

MBA

3

3

12

S&H

2

1

Total

49

41

Digital Library

Our Library also has very informative Digital library sections with 12 computer systems connected to very high speed 16mbps internet connection and also has wi-fi facility in the campus to access various on line e-journals and e-books. It has 1200 subjects CD/DVD collection for the benefit of students reference.

In future some of the technical activities (Renewal, Browsing the catalogue) in the library will be done through internet in our college website link.

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