Sri Sairam College of Engineering central library has emerged as a centre of excellence in learning with its modern library features, state of the art facilities, and updated collections.It has crossed many milestones, and developmental stages, by its continuous resource enrichment, infrastructural developments, and on- time implementation of new technologies.
|Library timings:||8.30 AM to 8.30 PM|
|Circulation counter:||9.00 AM to 5.00 PM|
|Reference section:||8.30 AM to 8.30 PM|
|Other sections :||8.30 AM to 8.30 PM|
|Main features of SSCE library:|
|Fully automated with OPAC facility|
|Enriched with vast and useful collections|
|Fully bar-coded for fast and accurate transactions|
|User friendly: with fully open access, and well organized books arrangement.|
|Well Developed Infrastructure, good ventilation and ambience.|
|User centric services by well experienced and dedicated staff|
|Networked with other libraries through DELNET, CMTI Library & American Library|
|Remote Access facility for Digital Resources|
|Digital Library – World Reputed E-Resources.|
|Member of VTU E – Consortium.|
|Resource Enriched Institutional Repository|
Types of information resources available in the library:
|Journals & Magazines||e-journals & Magazines|
|VTU question papers -hard copy||VTU question papers soft copy|
|Project reports & Internship Reports||CDs|
|Bound Volumes||NPTEL Videos & Web Courses|
|3||SUBSCRIBED E-RESOURCES - UNDER VTU |
|Elsevier Science direct||296|
|Taylor & Francis||555|
|IEEE Conference Proceedings||100+|
|Tailor & Francis||4945|
|CRC Press – e-books||1000|
|New Age Inc||220|
|Pckt e - books||5002|
|4||CD & DVD||896|
|7||VTU QUESTION PAPERS||SOFT COPY + HARD COPY – STARTING FROM 1998 TO TILL DATE|
|I. Reference service:|
|Will provide books to refer inside the library. One copy of all the titles has kept for reference. Apart from that we have good collection of reference books like Encyclopaedia Britannica, dictionaries, thesaurus, some standard technical titles.|
|Will provide books for issue, guide users to select suitable books, take steps for proper circulation of books, monitoring of overdue books and alerting users about over dues, taking reservation entries and follow-up with borrowers to take back the books in-time and provide it to reserved users etc.|
|A good number of journals and magazines both technical and general in nature are subscribed to library. Latest issues will be displayed as and when received. Follow-up with suppliers for recovering missing issues.|
|IV.New arrivals service|
|As soon as new books and other resources are received to the library, information will be send to departments and will be displayed on library notice board.|
|V.Question paper services:|
|VTU Question papers from the year 1998 to till date are maintained subject wise in multiple copies and will be provided to users to take photocopies. The softcopy of question papers are available on library website which is downloadable.|
|VIII. Sc/St Book Bank|
|We have about 700 books in SC/ST book bank scheme. SC/ST students are entitled to borrow 3 additional books from book bank|
|IV.New paper clippings service|
|Important and relevant information published in dailies will be displayed on notice board regularly|
|Xerox facility (only library books and other library material) are provided to students at lower charges|
|XI.Digital Library Services|
|Separate digital library section with useful digital content and 7 computer systems, scanning and browsing facility is available. Also online digital library by name Knimbus Digital Library Can Be accessed anywhere and any-time.|
Library membership is compulsory for all users in order to use the library. Fill-in library membership application, attach 2 recent stamp size photos and submit to library for membership.
|All Students||3 Books|
|SC/ST/Student||6 Books (3 general + 3 Book Bank)|
|Top Ten Students||5 Books (3 general + 2 Book Bank)|
Duration of loan:
Library books are issued for a period of 15 days. However, librarian reserves the right to ask the borrower to return the library documents before due date during specific times. In such cases users must return the borrowed documents immediately.
Renewal of borrowed books:
Users shall renew the books after due date only if the book is not on demand by other users.
Reservation of library books:
If the required book(s) is under circulation, users can reserve the book in reservation register, mail will be sent to the user’s mail ID from library when the book is received back; then the user can borrow the book.
A penalty of Rs.1/-per day per book will be levied for books returned after the due date in order to get books in time and make them available for other users.
Loss of library Books:
In case any user lost the borrowed library Book(s); he/she should bring it to the notice of the librarian immediately in writing.
Care for library materials:
Library resources are costly and often rare in nature. They are for the benefit of not only present users but also for the future users. Therefore the users must take absolute care of the borrowed documents. The books should be returned intact.
The users should not:
Issue of library books for examination:
All students shall borrow and use library books as usual during odd semester examination. At the end of each academic year i.e. during even semester examination, those students who have no arrears (including previous semesters) shall use books as usual, where as students who have arrears have to return their all library borrowings and get no dues from library which is mandatory for getting their hall tickets.
Those students who need to use library books for their exams shall take three books (maximum) by depositing double the cost of the book(s), the same amount will be returned back upon returning of the borrowed books.
However reference service will be functioning always.
|1||Every user has to login by scanning their ID in the system at library entrance while entering library.|
|2||Users have to enter the details of the books in the reference register while reading books inside the library.|
|3||Readers shall maintain an atmosphere of quietness and dignity inside the library.|
|4||Cell phones are allowed only for academic purpose|
|5||Sleeping in the library is strictly prohibited.|
|6||No refreshments/foodstuff of any kind shall be consumed anywhere inside the library.|
|7||Library staff will not be responsible for reader's belongings.|
|8||Do not strew papers on the floor/ table. Use litter basket.|
|9||Do not write upon the furniture and disturb their arrangement.|
|10||Please switch off the fans in use while leaving the place.|
|11||Replace newspapers, journals & magazines at their appropriate place after usage.|
|12||The librarian shall refuse admission to anyone infringing the rules and regulations of the library or for indulging in any misconduct.|