Library

The institution has a library, which is located at 4th floor of the college campus and functions independently. The library has a well-ventilated and lighted reading room, research reference section, periodical section, processing section and counter stations for circulation.

Aims and Objectives

  • Provide current library materials and databases that support the academic curriculum.

  • Provide access to information resources, regardless of location.

  • Collect library materials in all formats, broaden and update all collections to meet the needs of programs and support the various aspects of the institution: teaching, training, research and services.

  • Educate and assist college students, faculty and staff in the identification and effective use of information resources.

  • Continue to strengthen and update all collections to meet the needs of programs.

  • Preserve collections and materials, and maintain and upgrade physical and technological infrastructure to enhance the quality of services.

  • Provide access to library resources and servers via web pages and online resources.

  • Ensure that e-resources available are currently appropriate and accessible 24/7.

  • Work closely with users; known their needs and interests.

  • Enhance information literacy, especially in the student community, by developing effective plans aiming at improving student ability to:

    • Access information effectively and efficiently

    • Evaluate information and its sources critically

    • Understand Economic, legal and social issues when using information

    • Access and use information critically and legally

Collections

Sr. No Sections Quantity
1 UG Engineering Books 18337
2 PG MMS Books 2408
3 Journals/Periodicals (Engg.+MMS) 48
4 Online e-books More than 1300
5 CD’s 1116
6 Newspapers 11
7 Online e-Journals More than 1500+

Facilities

  • The library is automated using indigenously developed Biyani Software: Library Management System, integrated software with OPAC and bar code technology. Library has completed the automation work of the library holdings and circulation is started with barcodes. OPAC facility is made available at various stations and on library portal of college website for searching the books to students and faculty.

  • Ten computers are networked(LAN) with the server for accessing e-resources and library OPAC

  • Institutional repository of our library contains college magazines, project, college seminar/workshop proceedings, research articles and books by the faculty, syllabi, question bank etc.

  • Reprographic service for users.

  • Book-Bank scheme for students.

  • Library has established Conductive atmosphere with provision of tables and Chairs for reading with good ventilation for the students. Library is providing OPAC (Online Public Accessing Catalogue) Facility to access the books easily.

  • Library works for 9 hours daily from Monday to Saturday.

  • Seating capacity of Library : 150

  • Students are allowed to borrow up to 4 books for a period of 10 days.

  • There are 10 Computer with internet facility in the library.

  • The free book bank facility is available for SC/EBC/TOPPER.

  • The Library has taken keen initiatives in arranging book exhibitions spreading the awareness amongst the reader community. Book exhibition comprise of new books as well as less read collection of our library collection.

  • Open Access Facility is available Library staff helps students for searching.

  • Student opts to refer the old question papers while preparing for the examination. Old question papers files are maintained.

  • To enhance the usage of library resource and make the readers familiar with library facilities, Library orientation program for all students is arranged for every year.

Working Hours

On working days 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM During/Before Examination Days 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM During Vacation 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Functioning

  • Research Reference, Journals & Text books Book-Bank Section.

  • Open Access Library System with Reading Facility.

  • Online / E-library Open to All (on College website: https://www.kccemsr.edu.in/library).

  • Reading Rooms.

Highlights

  • Total LAN Terminals in the Library 12.

  • BIYANI SOFTWARE: Library Management System Software.

  • Computerized Library.

  • OPAC in the Library.

  • Circulation of Books by Barcodes.

  • Free Internet Section for Students (10 Nodes).

  • E-Books CD ROMS.

  • Bar-Coded Library Cards for Students.

  • Display of Useful Education Web-Sites.

E-Library

Online/e-library portal is established on college library website. i.e. https://www.kccemsr.edu.in/

There are scholarly literature links which includes competitive examination Guidance, Employment Zone, Syllabus & question papers. Some important links are with their e-Resources:

  • Total e-Resources - 3,00,000+

  • LAN Terminals in the Central Library 10

  • Biyani Software : Library Management System Software

  • Complete Computerized & Bar-coded Library

  • Web OPAC

  • Online /E-Library with links on college website (30+lacs e-Resources)

  • Circulation of Books by Barcodes

  • Free Internet section for Faculty, Students (10 Nodes)

  • Use of Barcode Scanners

  • Membership of:

    • National Digital Library

    • JGATE

    • DELNET

    • IET

    • E-Shodhsindhu

    • IIT Mumbai

  • E-Books/ CD ROMS (1116)

  • Book-Bank Circulation Based On Barcodes

  • User Awareness Programmed

  • Content Pages

  • DDC Resources Arrangement

  • Bar-Coded library Cards for Students

  • News Paper & Clippings

  • Free Internet

  • Reading Room

Best Practices

  • Library Computerization: To cope with the automated environment and cater better service to users, computerization practice is maintained regularly

  • Open Access Library System (OALS): To achieve Optimum use of Space, Books, Time, Satisfactions and Security, college has established this innovative project. Hundreds of students are taking benefits and they are fully satisfied.

  • Service without days/class restriction: To get maximum access and happenings more reading library have withdrawn the restriction of time table of days/class.

  • Best reader award: To inspire and inculcate the reading habits in the mind of students this award is given on Prize Distribution Day yearly.

  • Book-Bank Scheme: For maximum study and saving time at the beginning of each semester a set of books is issued to needy students

  • Students feedback /suggestion: To cope up with needs of users, there is a provision of suggestion box, library attends these procedures and makes improvements in functioning

Rules

To establish complete silence and utmost use of library holding, the library has formed some rules & regulations.

  • Working Hours – 9.00 am to 7.00 pm. Lunch Break from 1.30 pm to 2.00pm.

  • After maximum use of Open Access Library System, the Library expects enhancement in your quality and merits in your examinations.

  • Present your ID and Library card at counter and make an entry in the visit register for record.

  • Mobile phones are not allowed. Switch off your mobile phones for keeping compete silence.

  • Leave your bags, books, files, notebooks at the counter and only blank papers for taking/writing notes are allowed to bring with you.

  • There are competitive examinations, general magazines and newspapers reading.

  • You are allowed to use any section for your study.

  • Keep silence. Do not speak or make noise

  • Write your feedback, suggestion and Brain Activity in the suggestion box.

  • Reference books are restricted for issuing. Use these books in the library only.

  • If you have any query, or demand of information/book, you can meet the Librarian.

  • There is provision of book recommendation forms for students and staff.

  • If you disobey the rules of Library, you will not be allowed to use it.

Students, faculty & staff are taking benefits of this innovative & ideal facility with increasing number day by day.

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