Library Sections & Services

STOCK SECTION

This Section contains a collection of about 23,103 books; Users can locate the required in the stock section. All the books are entered in to the Accession Register and get signature from the principal. The books are classified as per the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) System.

Information Retrieval

Retrieval is done through title, author, and publisher. List of Subject heads along with Classification numbers are displayed in front Portion of every rack. The OPAC also available the same books location.

Stock Section Book Arrangement
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Management
  • Science & Humanities

REFERENCE SECTION

The library has a good collection of Reference Books consisting of Encyclopedias, Year Books, Dictionaries, Directories, GK Books, Competitive Examinations Books, Study Abroad Books, Almanacs, Atlases, Biographies, etc.

PERIODICALS SECTION

More than 64 National and International journals/Magazines are currently subscribed.  500 E- Journals are provide through Delnet Consortium.

LIST OF NEWS PAPERS AVAILABLE

  • Dinamalar
  • Dina Thanthi
  • Dinamani
  • The Hindu
  • The New Indian Express
  • The Times of India
  • Malayala Manorama

DIGITAL LIBRARY

The digital library has more than 1038 CDs/DVDs and 10 Multimedia systems provided with internet connections. Internet connection is available to the students and faculty for accessing digital collections, such as e-book, e-journal, NPTEL Video Courses etc. DELNET (Developing Library Network) is used for the ILL (Inter Library Loan) provide more than 500 International Online Journals for each department.

AUTOMATION

Most of the functions of the library such as issue, return, reservation and searching books have been automated, Barcode technologies are used for issue, return,stock maintenance etc...

CIRCULATION SECTION

All the students and staff are provided with bar code stickers affixed on their Identity Card. Circulation Services (issue, return and renewal) are fully computerized with bar code facility. All the books are affixed with barcode based on the Accession Number issuing through AUTOLIB Software. An open access system is followed here and users can take the books from the book section.

ELIGIBILITY


 S.No.

Member Details

Eligibility

Period of Lending Books

Period of Reference Books & Non Book Materials

1

Teaching Staff

5

30 Days

15 Days

3

UG Students

3

15 Days

 7 Days

4

PG Students

3

15 Days

 7 Days

TECHNICAL SECTION

BOOK ACQUISITION PROCESS

Receiving requests from Heads of Departments for new books, duplicate checking, ordering, accessioning of books and processing bills for payment are the main functions of this section. Suggestions and recommendations for the purchase of new books can be submitted to this section. All the books received from vendors/publishers and the donated books are physically processed and accessioned. The section also has the responsibility of scrutinizing and passing the bill for the books received.

CLASSIFICATION PROCESS

Dewey Decimal Classification scheme is followed for classifying the books according to the subject. Each book is assigned a Call Number which consists of a Class number, Book Number and Year of publication. The Call Number is written on the spine label of the book. It helps to the users is locating the Book from the shelf.

CATALOGUING SECTION

According to AACR II the catalogue entries are made.  In the OPAC the Accn. No., Call No., Author, Title, Sub Title, Publisher, Year, Edition, Price, Page Number details are given

 

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