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Sri Sairam College of Engineering formerly Shirdi Sai Engineering College central library has emerged as a centre of attraction 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, continuous infrastructural developments, and On-time implementation of new technologies since from its establishment in the year 1997.
We always strive to attain excellence through continual improvements in all spheres.

Main features of SSEC library is:
1Fully automated with OPAC facility
2Enriched with vast and useful collections
3Fully bar-coded for fast and accurate transactions
4User friendly: with fully open access, and well organized arrangement.
5Infrastructural Well Developed, good ventilation and ambience.
6Good services with experienced and dedicated staff
7Networked with other libraries through DELNET
8Digital Library – World Reputed E-Resources.
9Member of VTU E – Consortium.
10Resource Enriched Institutional Repositore.


Sl.noParticularsCategoryTotal quantity
 1 BooksVolumes  26350
 2 Periodicals(Print)Journals                       5667
Magazines                   11
 3 News papers16
 4 CD & Dvds1042
 5 Bound volumes463
 6 Students projects715

Department wise Collections



Periodical subscription list for the year-2014

Computer science

SI.NoTitle of periodicalPeriodcity
1Journal of computer scienceBimonthly
2Digit with CDMonthly
3Oriental journal of computer scienceHalf yearly
4Data QuestMonthly
5National journal of computer science and technologyHalf yearly
6Digital LearningMonthly
7CSI communicationMonthly
8International Journal Of Computer Applications in Engineering Technology & Sciences IJ –CA –ETSHalf yearly
9International Journal Of Emerging Technologies and Applications in Engineering Technology & Sciences IJ –ETA –ETSHalf yearly
10International Journal of Information ProcessingHalf yearly
11Information TechnologyQuarterly

Electronics & Communication

SI.NoTitle of PeriodicalPeriodicity
1Communications today16 issues
2Telecommunication Journal-
3IETE journal of ResearchBimonthly
4IETE Technical ReviewBimonthly
5National journal of TechnologyQuarterly
6Electronics for youMonthly
7Engineering ReviewMonthly
8Automation & Controls TodayBimjonthly
9Electronics MakerMonthly

Electrical & Electronic Engineering

SI.NoTitle of PeriodicalPeriodicity
1IEEMA JournalMonthly
2Electrical IndiaMonthly
3Power Watch IndiaMonthly
4Lighting IndiaBi-monthly
5India Power JournalQuarterly
6Indian Journal of Power & River Valley DevelopmentQuarterly

Mechanical Engineering

SL.NoTitle of PeriodicalPeriodicity
1Industrial automationMonthly
2Indian Journal of FoundryMonthly
3Journal of energy Heat & Mass Transfer4 monthly
4National Product NewsMonthly
5Industrial Engineering JournalMonthly
7Auto IndiaMonthly
8WRI JournalQuarterly
9Bulletin of Material ScienceBimonthly
10Renewable Watch (PLINE 03Monthly
11Journal Of Manufacturing Engineering (JOME 01 )Quarterly
12Journal of Science, Technology and Management
13Engineering Today (ET 01 )Monthly
14Mechanical EngineeringQuarterly
15Manufacturing Technology TodayMonthly

Basic Science

SL.NoTitle of PeriodicalPeriodicity
1Journal of Chemical SciencesBimonthly
5Proceedings Mathematical SciencesQuarterly


SL.noTitle of periodicalPeriodicity
1Competition success reviewMonthly
2General KnowledgeMonthly
3Readers DigestMonthly
4Down to Earth
5Life positiveMonthly
6Employment NewsWeekly
7The StudentMonthly
9National GeographicMonthly
11The Higher Education ReviewMonthly


SL.NoTitle of periodicalPeriodicity
1Applied FinanceQuarterly
2Financial Risk ManagementQuarterly
3English StudiesQuarterly
4Management ResearchQuarterly
5Organizational BehaviorQuarterly
6Entrepreneurship DevelopmentQuarterly
7Soft SkillsQuarterly
8Case FolioQuarterly
9Applied EconomicsQuarterly

VTU Question Papers


User Guidelines

Membership :
Every user has to become member of the library in order to borrow resources from library. For enrolling membership he/she has to fill in Library membership form available in library and the same has to submit to the librarian along with two latest photos (1 stamp + 1 Passport size).

 Borrowing Previlege:
All Students3 Books
SC/ST/Student6 Books (3 general + 3 Book Bank)
Top Ten Students5 Books (3 general + 2 Book Bank)
Faculty8 Books
Staff2 Books

Library timings:
Library timings:8.30 am to 8.30 pm (during vacation also)
Circulation counter9 a.m.to 5 pm
Reference section8.30 am to 8.30 pm (during vacation also)
Other sections :8.30 am to 8.30 pm

Reference Books
Books under reference section have to be referred inside the library and will not be issued to home.

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:
Library staff reserves the right to renew the library books based on the demand for the books by other users.

Reservation of library books:
If the required book(s) is under circulation users can reserve the book in reservation register and to follow with the library staff. Library staff will take back the reserved book when it comes for return or renewal and issue the book to the reserved students.

Over due charges:
A penalty of Rs.2/-per day per book will be levied for books returned after the due date. The purpose Behind Levying fine is not to do the business through library transactions. We wish that every user should get chance to read the book in time. No reader should be deprived of reading a book just because of others personal interest/benefit.

Loss of library material:
Incase any user lost the borrowed library document; he/she should bring it to the notice of the librarian immediately in writing.

The borrower has to replace the document with same title (title & author should be same) within the time permitted by the librarian.
If the book is not available in market, the borrower has to pay double the cost of the Lost book.
If the lost document is of multivolume in nature, the defaulter will have to replace the Entire set of volumes.
If the document is rare document in nature, the defaulter has to pay three times the cost of the book.

Care of library materials:
Library resources are costly and often rare. They are for 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:

1Wrote upon, damage, turn down the leaves, remove pages and mark upon any library materials.
2Before leaving the circulation counter the borrower should check whether the library materials lent to them is in good condition. In case of damage, they Should immediately bring it to the notice of the library staff at the counter. Otherwise they will be held responsible for replacement of the materials or Pay such compensation as fixed by the Librarian in event of any damages to the Library document.

Issue of library books for examination:
Students shall borrow and use library books during their odd semester examination only. At the end of each academic year i.e. before starting of even semester examination students 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.

General Rules
1Every user has to login by scanning their ID in the system at library entrance while entering library.
2Users have to enter the details of the books in the reference register while reading books inside the library.
3Readers shall maintain an atmosphere of quietness and dignity inside the library.
4Cell phones are strictly prohibited in the library
5Sleeping in the library is strictly prohibited.
6No refreshments/foodstuff of any kind shall be consumed anywhere inside the library.
7Library staff will not be responsible for reader's belongings.
8Do not strew papers on the floor/ table. Use litter basket.
9Do not write upon the furniture and disturb their arrangement.
10Please switch off the fans in use while leaving the place.
11Replace newspapers, journals & magazines at their appropriate place after usage.
12The librarian shall refuse admission to anyone infringing the rules and regulations of the library or for indulging in any misconduct.

Library Services

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 Encyclopedia Britannica, dictionaries, thesaurus, some standard technical titles. 
II.Circulation service:
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.
III.Periodical Services:
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.
VI. Project report services:
One copy of Students projects of all previous years are maintained in library and providing for reference.
VII.CD-Rom services:
Our CDs collection includes purchased CDs, CDs accompanied with purchased books and journals. CDs will provide to refer through library systems
VIII. 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
IX.News paper clippings service
Important and relevant information published in dailies will be displayed on notice board regularly
X.Reprographic service
Xerox facility (only library books and other library material) are provided to students at lower charges
XI.Digital Library
Separate digital library section with useful digital content and 7 computer systems, scanning and browsing facility is available.


DELNET is a professional library network. It networked most of the national and international libraries. Delnet collects library databases (details about books, journals, CDs, and other resources available in the library) of all its member libraries and prepares union catalogue of all the records and made it available on its website to its member institutions. We shall search the records; if any book or other type of documents available in any other library is required for our use, shall borrow for short period through inter library loan service of DELNET. Click on below link for more details
DELNET url: www.delnet.nic.in

Login to union catalogue is password controlled. Users shall contact librarian for user name and password.

Library Photo Gallery

Professional Staff Member

Sl NoName of the StaffQualificationDesignation
1Rathna.PMLISc, Ph.DLibrarian
2Suma.SMLIScLibrary Assistant
3Bhagya Lakshmi.RBLIScLibrary Assistant

Supporting Staff

Sl NoName of the StaffQualificationDesignation
1Basavaraju.M.CP U CLibrary Attender
2Vijay Kumar.MS S L CLibrary Attender