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LIBRARY

The Central Library

  1. About Library

The Central Library of KMEA Engineering College is partially automated. Library functions with Open Source Software [KOHA] since 2015 with complete information of book details, classification of books, issue and return of books. All the library documents are barcoded and books are issued to users through Barcode Reader. The holdings of the library can be searched through OPAC. Users can search the books by entering any keyword such as Author Name, Title, Accession Number etc. so that they can view all the details of the books like Title, Author of Books, availability, due dates, number of copies etc. All the books have been classified with Dewey Decimal Classification. A Digital Library with 20 computer systems is also provided to the users in order to access the e-resources such as e-journals, e-books, NPTEL lectures etc. Separate register is maintained for monitoring the usage of the same. The support and supervision of the library staff will be available for the digital library users throughout the time.

The Library is also a Registered Member of NDL which has collection of more than 6 lakh E-Books so that the students and staff can make use of it. In order to enrich the students’ knowledge beyond their curriculum, the institution has subscribed Elsevier (Engineering + Computer Science) and Ebsco IEEE IEL E-Journal annual subscription. Users can have round-the-clock access of all the E-journal subscriptions through Wi-Fi/ LAN within the campus. The Library has a collection of 26962 Volumes and 5458 Titles. Library has special collections of reading materials for competitive examinations. The Library is housed in the Administrative Block (C Block) of the College under 2 floors which includes various section-book stacking, periodicals, reference, reprography, technical processing, circulation and digital library. The reading hall of Central Library has a seating capacity of 300. The Library has a wide collection of Books, Journals, Audio-Video materials, Newspapers, Rare books, E-resources, Previous Question Papers, Bibliography. Besides Central Library there are separate Department Libraries for each Branch. The library offers various services to its users like automated circulation system, online public access catalogue, reprography, internet browsing, library orientations, newspaper clipping and selective dissemination of information etc. Dspace Software facility is a separate library portal on the College Website to access the digital library which is a compilation of question papers, journals etc. There is a campus wide access to E-resources. Library also has NPTEL Course contents which is a useful tool for both teachers and students. It enables the students to register for the online courses relevant to their core subjects.

2.Library Services, Rules and Regulations

Library Services

  • Lending Services

  • Reference and Referral Services

  • Current Awareness Services

  • User Education

  • Newspaper Services

  • OPAC/Bibliographic Services

  • Online Access to E-Resources

  • Digital Library

  • Reprography

Rules and Regulations

Silence to be Maintained.

No Group Discussion is permitted in the library.

No Personal Belongings allowed inside the library. It has to be kept at the property counter.

Textbooks, Printed materials and issued books are not allowed to be taken inside the library.

Use of Mobile Phone is strictly prohibited in the library.

ID card and Uniform is a must to enter library.

Enter your name and sign in the register kept at the entrance before entering library.

Show the books and other materials which are being taken out of the library to the staff at the entrance.

The librarian reserves the right to call back any borrowed book at any time.

Refreshment of any kind shall not be taken anywhere in the library premises.

Admission to Library:

Admission to the Library is free. Students are allowed to enter the library during Lunch Break, Short Break and after Class hours in the Evening. Students will be allowed in the Library during the Class hours only with the permission of concerned teacher, with their authorized/valid Identity Card.

Circulation Issue System:

Books will be issued on production of Identity Card. Students are instructed to check the books while borrowing as they will be responsible for any damage or mutilation at the time of return.

Privileges of Members

Overdue charges for the books returned after the due date

Member Type

No.of Books

Issue duration (days)

Renewal Period (days)

U G Students

3

14

14

Rs.1.00/Day after due date.

P G Students

5

14

14

Teaching staff

10

180

NIL

 

Non Teaching Staff

5

180

NIL

 
Overdue Charges :

Books will be issued to the students for 14 days . It can be renewed for another 14 days before the due date, if the books are not reserved by other users. A fine of Rs.1 per day per book will be charged beyond the due date till the book is returned to library. Due date is stamped on the book slip pasted in the front page of the books.

Book Lost :

If the books are lost, the borrower will have to replace the books lost by them with fresh copies of the same edition or latest edition or if unavailable in the market pay three times of the cost of the books along with whatever fine imposed shall be paid to the library.

Care of Library Books :

Students are required to handle the books/ Journal very carefully; marking with pencil , writing or highlighting , tearing the pages or mutilating the same in any other way will be viewed very seriously. In such case reader shall be held responsible unless these are brought to the notice of the library staff at the time of issue.

Damage of Barcode tags:

All the books of Library are Barcoded . Library transactions are done through an automated system using Barcode. So due care should be given to keep the Barcode tags in tact. An amount of Rs.50/- per tag will be charged if the tags are found damaged, spoiled, removed or unreadable.

Reference section :

This section has Encyclopaedias, dictionaries, text books, etc. which are only available for reference. Users free to use these resources.

Journal Section :

In this section subject journals, general magazines and news letters are available. They are arranged alphabetically. The latest issues are displayed on display rack and other previous issues are arranged in the drawer.

Care of Furnitures

Users of the library shall take care not to damage or deface any item of furniture. Wrong doers stand the risk of stringent disciplinary action against them.

Timings:

Library working hours 8.30 a.m. To 5 p.m. (Holidays will be Calendar Holidays only)

  1. E- Resources :

The Library subscribes to following e-journals providing access to a number of online electronic resources to its users.

Online Full-Text Electronic Resources :

IEEE Explore

IEEE- All Society Periodicals (ASPP) (187 e-Journals)(Back files Access – since 2000)

http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xplore/home.jsp

Elseiver Science Direct

Elsevier Engineering and Computer Science Package (275 Titles)

http://www.sciencedirect.com

All the above resources are IP based and are accessible within campus only

Other Services

NPTEL (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning)

A Joint initiative of IITs and IISc, can view engineering related course materials (both web and video).

Library integrates contents from Institutional Digital Repositories of large number of Indian Educational and Research institutions.

Learning resources are made available to the learners through a single-window, National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology (NMEICT) which has sponsored the National Digital Library of India (NDLI) project and arranged funding through MHRD. It is developed by IIT Kharagpur.

 

Digital Repository

DSpace is used as the institutional digital repository. It consists of a good collection of conference proceedings, seminar/project reports, previous year’s university question papers, e-books and other reference material. Use the link- http:// dspace.kmeacollege.ac.in

MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW)

MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity. To access the OCW you can use the link. http:// mit-ocw.kmeacollege.ac.in