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Central Library (Overview)

  • Year of Establishment - 2009
  • Total space available (in sq. feet) - 2000
  • Space for reading room facility (in sq. feet) - 800
  • Total Print Books - 9600+
    1. Text Books - 6195
    2. Teacher Reference Books - 2022
    3. General Reference & Others - 445
    4. Reserved Books - 1280
  • Total number e - Databases subscribed - 34
    1. Total number full text databases subscribed - 28
    2. Total number bibliographical databases subscribed - 04
    3. Total number other e-materials available - 02
  • Total number e- journals subscribed - 7183+
    1. Total number hardcopy journals subscribed - 24
    2. Total number of newspapers subscribed - 12

Central Library (Overview) contd...

Library Services:
  • Fully automated Circulation Services through VTLS
  • OPAC with Parton's transaction status
  • Online Search and Online Book Reservation
  • Photocopying service
  • New Arrival Display & alert services
  • Reserve Collection in reading area
  • Special Collection for Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes
  • Display of Scholarship and fellowship information
  • Display of Forthcoming conferences, other events, employment opportunities, and prospectus of foreign universities
  • Announcements on Orientation Programmes
Distinctive feature:
  1. Reprographic Section
  2. Rajbhasa Section
  3. Book Bank Facility for SC/ST students
  4. Leadership Corner - Having 30 Photographs and Books

Central Library e-Resources

  • Total number e - Databases subscribed - 34
  • Total number full text databases subscribed - 28
  • Total number bibliographical databases subscribed - 04
  • Total number other e-materials available - 02
Full Text Databases
  1. American Chemical Society
  2. American Institute of Physics
  3. American Mathematical Society
  4. American Meteorological Society
  5. American Physical Society
  6. American Society of Civil Engineers
  7. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  8. Annual Reviews Journals
  9. ASTM International Standards and Engineering Digital Libraries
Full Text Databases (contd...)
  1. Cell Press Science Journals
  2. Emerald Engineering
  3. Geo Science World
  4. ICE+ Thomas Telford
  5. IEEE Xplore Digital Library
  6. IOP Science Extra
  7. JSTOR
  8. NATURE
  9. Optical Society of America
  10. Project Muse
  11. Proquest Dissertation & Theses
  12. Royal Society of Chemistry
  13. Sage EMS Collection
  14. Science Direct Option-1
Full Text Databases (contd...)
  1. Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Journals
  2. Springer Online Journals
  3. Taylor & Francis Online (Sc. & Tech)
  4. Wiley Online
  5. WIPS Global Advanced
Bibliographic Databases:
  1. SCIFINDER Scholar (web enabled ver)
  2. MATHSCINET
  3. SCOPUS
  4. Web of Science (SCI only)
Other e-Databases (offline/CD Databases):
  1. Cambridge Structural Database System (CD database)
  2. BIS Civil Engineering Code (CED) -2-5 users DVD leased
Anti-plagiarism Tool:
  1. Turnitin (100 licenses)

Central Library - Future Plans:

  • Implementation of RFID along with Smart Card (in Progress)
    • Implementation at Test Bed is over
      • 80% Tagging (RFID Tags) completed
      • Data Migration done
      • Data Validation is  going on
    • Live Deployment to be done in January 2014
  • Implementation of Remote Access Solution (in Progress)
  • Owning the back volumes of subscribed e-resources (in Progress)
  • Membership for Document Delivery Services (DDL)
  • Opening up a state of the art "Digital Library" for enhancing usage of e-resources
  • Proposal for a Science Museum
  • Partnering with Library Networks at National & International Level
 
Quote of the Day
Apr 24 2014
"Libraries were full of ideas–perhaps the most dangerous and powerful of all weapons."
Sarah J. Maas, Throne of Glass
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