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ABOUT CENTRAL LIBRARY

The Central library of SCAD College of Engineering and Technology is located inside the college campus and spreads over 1500 square feet. The Library is spacious and inviting to the college staff & students, providing a pleasant reading atmosphere.

The library is well equipped with modern facilities and resources in the form of CD-ROMs, On-line databases, e-journals, e-books, Journals, project reports etc. Huge collections of Books, Journals are available in Engineering, Technology, Science and Humanities. The library has 39586 Volumes of books and subscribes 71 National and International Print Journals and holds membership with IEEE and DELNET.

The library is an automated open access library system, which is kept open 12 hours a day, all year round. Housekeeping operations are automated with Autolib Software. The library staff, supervised by a library committee, aims to provide excellent services to the scientists, researchers, research associates, students and visitors.

Apart from central library, each department has a separate library with good collections of books.

MISSION OF CENTRAL LIBRARY

“Selecting, acquiring, organizing, maintaining and making accessible a collection of printed and non-printed, primary and secondary materials that will support the educational, research and public service programmers of both students and the faculty”.

In keeping with the Vision and Mission of the Institute, the SCAD College of Engineering and Technology library and information services play a vital role in supporting teaching and learning activities and provide the main source of information and knowledge for individual research. Library is meant to help scientific works, academic community and faculty to keep abreast with the latest development in their area of activities and to provide information support for research and consultancy. At the same time for the Scientists, Researchers and students, library is a source to get information support for their course curriculum as well as for their self-development.

COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT

General Collection: 

This is the largest collection of books in the library. Books for professional reading, research and supplementary texts are kept in this collection.

Reference Collection: 

While most books are available for loan books in Reference Section, Thesis & Dissertations, Periodicals and Standards can be consulted within the library. Subject to copyright regulations, reference material can be photocopied. Photocopy Service is available in the academic section.

Textbooks Collection:

Textbooks for Engineering, Science &Humanities and Management courses are kept in a separate collection.

Light Reading Collection: 

While the strength of collection lies in technical subjects, an impressive light reading (leisure, sports, fiction, self-development) collection is also available.

Course Material: 

Course material in a large number of subjects, prepared by experts under the sponsorships of agencies such as All India Technical Education is very good help for studies.

Journals and Magazines: 

Journals with profession and research orientation are subscribed by the library. General magazines etc are also subscribed by library. Library also subscribes to several daily newspapers in Tamil and English.

LIBRARY COLLECTION 

Volumes 39586  
Titles    18506 
National Journals 75
International Journals 46
Daily Newspapers 7
Back Volumes 168
CD-ROMs  1081

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ONLINE RESOURCES 

S.No NAME OF THE E-JOURNAL PUBLISHER NO. OF JOURNALS NO. OF JOURNALS RELEVANT TO EACH DEPARTMENT
1 IEEE 297 ECE (84), EEE(78), MECH(53), CSE&IT (82)
2 DELNET 542 MECH(24) EEE(34) CSE(30) CIVIL(30) ECE(30)
3 IESTC 2233 ALL DISCIPLINE
4 IMC 2006 MANAGEMENT COLLECTION

 

 

IEEE

The IEEE Xplore digital library is a powerful resource for discovery and access to scientific and technical content published by the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) and its publishing partners.

IEEE Xplore provides Web access to more than 3-million full-text documents from some of the world’s most highly cited publications in electrical engineering, computer science and electronics.

The content in IEEE Xplore comprises over 297 journals, over 1,200 conference proceedings, more than 3,800 technical standards, over 1,000 eBooks and over 300 educational courses. Approximately 25,000 new documents are added to IEEE Xplore each month. 

 

BEST LIBRARY USER AWARD WINNERS 

Branch

Batch(2013-2015)

Name of the student

Civil

2014

Karthick

2015

JoanSavitha

CSE

2013

RamaLakshmi.S

2014

Aarthi.S

2015

Muthu Lakshmi.C

ECE

2013

Parama Sudha.v

2014

Sorna Raja kumara.R

2015

Abirami.p

EEE

2013

Goldwin Samuel.R

2014

Anitha.D

2015

Kaja Mydeen.J

IT

2013

Bhuvana Ganesh

2014

Jeevanandam.S

2015

Raja.A

ME

2013

Essakki Raja

2014

Alex.J

2015

Arumuga Nainar

MBA

2013

Anushia.s

2014

Ganesan.A

2015

Ponnammal@vidhyalakshmi.l

 

USEFUL LINKS ON DIGITAL LIBRARY

S.No

Publisher

URL

1

Math World

http://mathworld.wolfram.com

2

J-Gate (Open)

http://www.openj-gate.com

3

Friends Science Publishers

http://www.fspublishers.org/

4

Indian Academy of Sciences (IAS)

http://www.ias.ac.in/

5

In-Tech Open Access

http://www.intechopen.com/

6

Hindawi Corporation

http://www.hindawi.com/

7

Public Library of Science (PLoS)

http://www.plos.org/

8

High Wire Press Archives

http://highwire.stanford.edu/

9

De Gruyter Reference Global

http://www.degruyter.com/

10

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

http://www.doaj.org/

11

Cochrane Library

http://www.thecochranelibrary.com/

12

Copernicus publications

http://publications.copernicus.org/

13

Current Science

http://cs-test.ias.ac.in/cs/

14

J-Stage

https://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/

15

Pub-Med Central

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/

16

Scholarly Exchange List

http://www.scholarlyexchange.org/

17

Scientific Research Publications

http://www.scirp.org/

 

 LOAN PERIODS / ACCOUNT LIMITS

Category of members, period of loan and number of books are as follows 

Category

Number of Books

Period of Time

UG Students

3

15 Days

PG Students

3

15 Days

Teaching Staff

10

6 Months

Technical Staff

6

3 Months

Administrative Staff

2

20 Days

 

  • Members should take the book you wish to borrow to the Issue Desk.

    The book will be issued to you and the date it is due for return will be stamped on the date slip inside.

  • Enter the details of the book in the register kept in the counter.

  • Books in loan section are issued as per rules.

  • Fines will accumulate each day including Holidays until the item is returned to the library

  • An overdue charge of Rs.1/- per day for will be charged if the book is not returned.

  • Most library books, unless reserved for another patron, may be renewed for 2 additional loan periods.

  • For renewal a user has to bring books to the Circulation Counter and renew the borrowed books in his/her library account

Overdue Charges

  • Books in loan section are issued as per rules.

  • Fines will accumulate each day including Holidays until the item is returned to the library

  • An overdue charge of Rs.1/- per day for will be charged if the book is not returned.

Renewal

  • Most library books, unless reserved for another patron, may be renewed for 2 additional loan periods.

  • For renewal a user has to bring books to the Circulation Counter and renew the borrowed books in his/her library account

             The library has the right to recall a book if the same is required by another user.

Borrowed got lost

If a user loses a borrowed library book, then he/she has to make an application immediately to the in – charge of Circulation Section to get relief from paying the delay fine from the date of application (max. time allowed is 15 days) and to take the following actions whichever is permissible as per library rules:
a) Replace the lost book by a new book as per the library regulation; or
b) Pay the double price of the lost book.

Clearance of dues from the library

No dues / clearance certificate is issued provided that all the outstanding dues in respect of borrowed book(s) and delay fine, if any, are cleared.