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Welcome to the Central Library and Information Center
The college library is well stocked with books related to engineering and technology; industry related and general topics. It also has latest magazines, news papers, national and international journals, reference books and other reading material. The library also owns its digital set up and a rich e-journal series enabling students’ access to knowledge world beyond geographical limits.
Our Book Collection exceeds 7601 volumes and 1873 Titles and continues to grow. The library aims to develop a comprehensive collection of documents useful for researchers, the faculty and the student community.
Central Library is located in the East Block of the College. The operations of the library are fully computerized with KOHA Library.
Using KOHA Software for library Automation
Subscribed Journals and Magazines
Providing Internet Facility for students of the College
Guidance in respect of technical and organizational matters relating to libraries is extended, when asked for.
Display of New Arrivals is prepared for use of Readers.
Personally keep in touch with users
VASTTC CENTRAL LIBRARY COLLECTION
National Journals & Magazines
Central library remains open from 9:00 am to 6.00 pm on all weekdays
1. Students are advised to preserve the books properly and refrain from marking or spoiling them.
2. Any misbehavior or non - return of books in time will lead to loss of library membership.
3. Photocopy facility is available in the campus at a nominal charge.
4. Books will be issued only on the production of the valid user I.D card.
5. Users are requested to verify the physical conditions of the book before borrowing.
6. Users are requested to deposit their bags or belongings on the personal belonging shelves.
7. Usage of mobile phones is completely prohibited for students inside the library
8. Users are required to observe silence inside the library.
9. Users are required to switch off the lights and fans when not required or leaving the reading hall.
10. Misuse of library facility is an offence and calls for punishment as decided by the competent
10.Users are required to keep the library neat and tidy.
Borrowing Privileges and Rules
|STUDENT||NO. OF BOOKS||PERIOD OF LOAN|
|CDs & PERIODICALS||PERIOD OF LOAN|
|2 each||7 days|
a) A student can retain a borrowed book for a maximum period of 14 DAYS from the date of issue
without paying late fee.
b) A borrowed book should be returned on or before the 14th day after the date of issue. However a
student can avail the facility of renewal (2 times). The book should be RENEWED before the due date itself.
c) After renewal a student can retain the book without late fee for a further PERIOD OF 10 DAYS
(Total of 34 days (14D+10D+10D)).
d) If a book is not renewed on the due date the student will have to PAY THE LATE FEE as specified
e) Books shall be renewed provided the same book is NOT RESERVED by others. Reservation of
books shall be done through web catalogue available in the campus.
Late fee for over due books:
|No||Applicable period||Late fee payable at the rate of|
|1||1 to 14 days||Nil|
|2||15th to 21st (inclusive)||Rs.1 per day per book|
|3||22nd to 28th (inclusive)||Rs.3 per day per book|
|4||29th onwards (inclusive)||Rs.5 per day per book|
Borrowing Privileges (STAFF)
The following categories of members are entitled for borrowing books from the Library as per the details given below:-
|DESCRIPTION||GENERAL||PERIOD OF LOAN|
|H.O.D/ PROF/ ASSO. PROF/ASST.PROF||8||60 DAYS|
|NON TEACHING||4||30 DAYS|
CDs & PERIODICALS
|PERIOD OF LOAN|
|Teaching & Non-Teaching||2 each||7 Days|
Reprography and Printing Services
Reprography and Printing Service Photocopying Service is available to users @Rs. 0.49 (single side). Computer printing service @ Rs.0.80 (A4 both sides).
Internet Service at Common Computer Centre/ Digital Library (9.00 am to 4.20 pm)
The digital library provides question papers of the previous years, Teaching materials, project & seminar reports,Published articles, Conference proceedings etc for students and staffs of this institution.
IEEE All Society Periodical Package (ASPP) : IEEE All-Society Periodicals Package (ASPP) – Over 169 IEEE online society-sponsored journals, transactions and magazines.
ASCE: – American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) . e-journals, Back file access – since 1983.
ASME: American Society for Mechanical Engineers- e-Journals, Back file access since 2000.
NPTEL Course materials :
Web and Video course materials of NPTEL
Please visit: NPTEL
OPAC ( Online Public Access Catalog )
Borrowing & Circulation:
Students can borrow 3 technical .
Reference section remains open from 9 a.m – 6.00 p.m .
Library provides Internet facility to all students of this institution. Students are advised to make use of this facility only for their academic support.
E - Journals (Online Electronic Journals):
The college library is subscribing to the online journals of IEEE, ASCE and ASME.
The digital library provides question papers of the previous years, Teaching materials, project & seminar reports etc for students and staffs of this institution.
NPTEL (National Program on Technology Enhanced Learning):
Library subscribes NPTEL which is a joint initiative by all IITs and IISc containing web and video course contents for more than 230 engineering courses in 5 disciplines. NPTEL can be accessed @ http://nptel.ac.in/
Photocopying service is available to users @ Rs. 1.00 single side, @ Rs 1.20 double sided per page.
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