Services / Facilities

    Circulation Service

  • Circulation is a major service in the library that includes issue/return of books. Staff will help the new users in familiarizing the use of library such as making memberships, locating books in the stack area, guidance to use the OPAC, and other related issues.
  • Circulation Policies

  • o Circulation polices are framed by certain rules which are formulated by the library and these are mentioned under the following.
  • Membership

  • All registered students, faculty and staff of the institute are entitled for library membership. The library membership form is available at the circulation counter.
  • After submitting membership form with the photograph, you will be issued a Library card from the Library. Carrying of Library card is must while using the library. Library card is strictly non-transferable. In case of loss/theft of library card, you should report immediately at circulation counter. Duplicate Library card will be issued.
  • Category of Membership No. of Books Period of Loan
    Under Graduate Students (B.E) 03 14 days
    Post Graduate Students(M. Tech) 03 14 days
    Faculty 06 One Semester
    Non- Teaching Staff 02 One Semester

    Borrowing Rules

  • Books can be borrowed only upon producing the Library card.
  • Users should check thoroughly for missing pages, chapter, etc. at the time of issuing.
  • Books will not be accepted in damaged or mutilated condition from the user at the time of return.
  • In case of loss of book, the borrower is required to replace the book with a recent edition.
  • The lost or mutilated book should be brought to the notice of library staff immediately.
  • DVD's/ CD's cannot be borrowed by Library users.
  • Reference books are not issued.
  • No materials from the library should be taken out without proper issue.
  • Faculty and staff going on long leave will have to return all borrowed materials before leaving the institute.
  • Overdue fine

  • An overdue fine of Rs. 2/- per day will be charged up to ten days and after that fine amount will be Rs.3/- per day.(If the books are not returned on the date mentioned in the due date slip.)

    Loss of Book

  • You need to inform at Circulation Counter immediately about the loss of book and the recent edition to be replaced. If book is not available in the market for purchase, you are required to pay two times of the actual price of the book along with the fine accumulated.
  • Reference Service

  • This service helps you to make full use of the resources available in the Library.
  • Book Bank facility

  • This service is provided for category students, an additional two books are issued apart from the books in the stack area.
  • Inter-Library Loan facility

  • Document delivery service through DELNET is provided to its users for books, manuscripts and journal articles not available in the library by borrowing them through DELNET.
  • Classification of Books

  • All the subject books are arranged as per the classification numbers.
  • Library Automation

  • The Library uses Libsoft (9.5 Version) Library Management software and the operations of cataloguing and circulation have been automated. Resources are updated on regular basis.
  • Institutional Digital Repository

  • Library has developed the Institutional Digital Repository using DSpace which holds online resources like previous years Question papers and research publications of the Institute.
  • OPAC

  • Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) enables library users know their checkout status, issue history and so on. Users can browse for new additions of books, journals subscribed (author, title, publisher etc.) Click here to login
  • User awareness Programme

  • Library facility and services orientation programme is given for the new students.
  • Reprographic Facility

  • Centralized
  • Digital Library

  • Online e-resources are subscribed to all the programmes Undergraduate, Postgraduate through VTU E-resource Consortium. These resources are IP enabled and can be accessed anywhere in the campus.