Library

Library

Our college has a separate building for library with 12,226 Sq.feet. A full range of service is provided in the Library, including reference, request scan and photocopy of materials, access to e-journals and browsing internet. To enhance the quality of learning and to reinforce research drive amongst the students, college subscribes National, International Journals and outstanding on line Journals. All copies are made available to both the teacher and the taught.  Moreover, multifarious and multi disciplinary titles are available for students to equip themselves with latest trends in technology and overall development in their personality. Competent teachers instill in the young minds the habit of reading all the dailies and magazines which transform the students into scholars. 

Owing to the advent of technology and speed of process in the library system, all the functions are automated. Catalogue (OPAC) of the holdings is available for online access through web. For handling thousands of books and journals periodically, library automation has been evolved from the beginning. The books are classified according to Deway Decimal Classification system. Open access system is followed in the library.

The library has been actively conducting NPTEL Video courses for students. It has also made DELNET – Institution Membership, National Digital Library and Inter Library loan available for the students.

Vission

Library is a fulcrum of knowledge which acquires right learning resources, stakes them and disseminates to students in the fast changing technological eco-system. It is determined to develop a passion to each and every student to read and share by providing a conducive environment.

Mission

Providing efficient and user-friendly access to learning resources at a single point with ever growing technology adaptability by which witnessing a gradual transformation amongst students.

Faculty

Dr.K.Sudha M.Com., M.L.I.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D. Librarian

Ms.M.Amutha D.T.Ed. M.A., P.G.D.C.A., B.L.I.Sc. Assistant Librarian

PG courses

S.NoBranchesRequired TitlesAvailRequired Vol.Available Vol.
1ECE-Communication and Engineering150183600713
2Mech-Thermal Engg.150182600662

Volumes and Titles (Department wise)

S.NoBranchesRequired TitlesAvailableRequired VolumesAvailable
1Automobile40045320002275
2Civil50055225003701
3CSE40076920002461
4ECE67587232503631
5EEE (start from 2013)30041315001800
6Mechanical67576032503725
7S&H20089610001800
8General/Reference As required422As required998
9ManagementAs required187As required557
Total315053241550020948

Yearly Increment of Books

Academic YearBook Accession No.Book Volumes (Academic year wise)
2017-2018 (July 2017 to June 2018)19149-209481800
2016-2017 (July 2016 to June 2017)17059-19148 2090
2015-2016(July 2015 to June 2016)15119-170581940
2014-2015 (July 2014 to June 2015)12721-151182398
2013-2014 (July 2013 to June 2014)8146-127204575
2012-2013 (July 2012 to June 2013)3967-81454179
2011-2012 (July 2011 to June 2012)1-39663966
Total No. of Volumes20948

Journals

Total Number of Journals : 102

Journals

UG

S.No Name of the CourseNo. of Journals
NationalInternational
1Auto0606
2Mechanical0606
3CSE0606
4Civil0606
5ECE0606
6EEE0606
7S&H06-

PG

S.No Name of the CourseNo. of Journals
NationalInternational
1ME-Thermal0505
2ME-Communication System0505
Total5646

e- Journals

S.No e.Journal PublisherTotal No of JournalsName of the relevant courses
1.DELNET105Engineering (All aspects)
2.INVENTI20ECE &Auto
3.DLINE05CSE
4.MANTECH15Civil, ECE, EEE and Mechanical
5.MAT04Civil, EEE and Mechanical

Institution Membership

S.No MembershipURL
1DELNETwww.delnet.nic.in (IP based Access)
2NATIONAL DIGITAL LIBRARYndl.iitkgp.ac.in

Library Facilities

  • NPTEL videos: Library has facilities to view online NPTEL video courses through LAN.
  • OPAC: Web Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) for searching the availability of library resources
  • Inter Library Loan: Inter Library Loan facilities is available through DELNET.
  • Library equipped with CCTV Cameras
  • Photocopying facilities
  • Scanner and Printer facilities
  • Barcode Technology is followed for Circulation and library Gate entries.
  • Internet browsing facilities are available in the library.

Library Section

Reference Section

Separate section for reference and its consists of Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Yearbooks, General Knowledge, Aptitude, Gate, competitive examinations books like CAT, MAT, CSAT, TANCET, TNPSC, UGC-NET/JRF/SET, Banking and Civil service examinations.

Back Volume Section

Back volumes of Journals have been neatly bounded and categorized for reference

Digital Library

  • Digital Library is available with 20 computers to access all e-resources.    (e-journals, e-books etc.) Also 6 computers are available for library housekeeping activities.
  • More than 1000 audio-visual resources on Aptitude and General Knowledge.
  • AUTOLIB software is used for all library transactions.

Lending and Borrowing

S.NoDesignationNo. of BooksPeriod of Loan
1Faculty10 Books03 Month
2Non-Teaching Staff2 Books1 Month
3P.G. Students8 Books15 Days
4U.G. Students5 Books15 Days
5Book Bank Members (SC/ST)6 Books6 Months

Issue and Return of Books

 

  1. Only one renewal can be done and books need to be physically presented for renewals.
  1. Reference books, Periodicals and copies of University examination question papers will not be lent.
  1. When books are issued, students should check the pages of the issued books and if pages are found missing, they should report the same to the Librarian before leaving the Counter. While returning the books, if the pages are found missing, then the last borrower of the book shall be held accountable for the missing pages and shall accordingly be fined.
  1. The Librarian may recall any book at any time even if the normal period of loan has not expired.
  1. Absence to the college will not be permitted as an excuse for delay in returning the books.

 

Overdue Charges

For default of return of books on the due date, a fine of Rs.2/- per day/per book will be levied. 

 

Loss of Books

Loss of books should be reported to the Librarian immediately in writing and the member should either replace it with another good copy of same edition or pay twice the cost of the book in addition to overdue charges.

 

No Due Clearance

Final year students must return the library books before the issue of Hall Tickets and get the  ‘No dues certificate’ from the library. Rest of the students shall surrender all their books after the  theory examinations.

‘No Dues certificate’ must be obtained by a student, before he/she leaves the college. 

SUGGESTION

Members may suggest in writing to the Librarian about the purchase of any textbooks or reference books, which may or may not be available in the library or the books for which the number of copies may not be sufficient.

Separate section for reference and its consists of Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Yearbooks, General Knowledge, Aptitude, Gate, competitive examinations books like CAT, MAT, CSAT, TANCET, TNPSC, UGC-NET/JRF/SET, Banking and Civil service examinations.

Guidelines to users

  1. All the users must register their names while entering the library using their Bar-coded ID cards.
  1. ID cards are not transferable. Members are responsible for the books borrowed on their ID cards.
  1. ID card has to be produced at the time of borrowing books.
  1. The books borrowed have to be returned on or before the due date. Defaulters have to pay the prescribed fine for each book.
  1. Loss of ID card should be reported immediately to the Librarian in writing.
  1. As library is meant for silent reading and reference, the users are expected to maintain the same.
  1. Personal belongings, text books and any printed materials cannot be taken inside the library. However, plain white sheets are allowed to take relevant notes.
  1. Strict discipline must be maintained in the Library.
  1. Students are instructed to handle books and reading materials very carefully. Marking in library books with pencil or ink, tearing the pages or spoiling the same in any other way will be viewed very seriously.
  1. Damage to the properties inside the library will fetch a penalty – twice the cost of the materials.
  1. Users should switch off the lights and fans when not required or while leaving the reading hall.
  1. Users are expected to keep the library and the campus neat and tidy.

Sailent Features

  • Library receives requisitions from all the departments for new books and those books are purchased properly during the academic year with the approval of Library Advisory Committee. New arrivals are available in the library web page for reference.
  • Book Exhibitions are conducted in every year for purchase of library books.
  • Stock verification is usually carried out at the end of the year and after verification, further process is initiated to purchase missing books.
  • Library Orientation programs are conducted for the first year students to know about the holdings and usage of the library resources. Also students are motivated to develop their reading skills.
  • Notice Board is kept at the entrance of the library and importance news cuttings was displayed at regular interval.
  • Regular library users are appreciated with prizes during the college day celebrations

Contacts

The Librarian,

SSM Institute of Engineering and Technology,

Dindigul – 624 002.

Tamil Nadu, India.

Phone: 0451 – 2448825.

E-mail Id: libraryssmiet@gmail.com