library

To promote a spirit of continuous learning among its students, S.A. Engineering College assures peaceful and enriching hours in the Central Library. One of the major highlights of the S.A. Engineering College is its 1371.52757952 Sq.M.. air conditioned central library that has a seating capacity of 300.

In this fully automated library, students and staff members can search the books by author, title, Acc. No. Publisher or subject heading and their availability. Each student is given 3 library books at a time and they have allocated library hours/week. The S.A. Engineering College Central Library is an institutional member of prestigious libraries such as the DELNET, AICTE – ELSEVIER, AICTE – IEEE Delhi.

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Titles
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E-Books
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Journals
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E-Jornals
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Magazines

Library Rules & Regulations

  • Each student is allowed to draw three books from library.
  • Teaching faculty can draw four books from library.
  • Merit Cards : The top three rankers in each class will be eligible for additional 2 books from library.
  • The privilege will be continued so long as they continue to be one among the top 3 rankers in the class.
  • Students should show their identity cards to the librarian for the purpose of identification at the time of using any library facility and borrowing books.
  • Students should clarify themselves about the defacement of the book before they are taken out from the library on loan.
  • Any subsequent complaint about the deficiency or defacement of the book will not be entertained.
  • Any book found to be defective at the time of return will not be accepted and the concerned student should replace the book by a new one.
  • Any book reported to be lost by the borrower should be replaced by a new one, failing which the borrower should pay an amount twice the cost of the book lost.
  • Books other than reference books and journals will be issued to the students for a period of 15 days at the first instance with the provision for renewal for a further period of 15 days.
  • Extension beyond the first renewal will be permitted only if there is no request for reservation of the book by any other user.
  • Reference books, Project Reports, Journals and Question papers will not be lent out.
  • But, students can make photocopies to a bare minimum number of pages from the books.
  • Books should be returned on the due dates.
  • Belated returns will be accepted only on payment of fine calculated as per the rules in force.
  • Renewal of book can be done only on production of the book on the due date or earlier.
  • All library cards are to be returned to the library at the time of leaving the College failing which a fine amount of Rs.100/- per card or the cost of the book loaned on the card and not returned, whichever is higher will be collected.
  • Department Library is provided for easy access and preparation of notes for teaching by staff members.

CENTRAL LIBRARY

Special Features

Qualified librarians ensure the best possible information services.

Standard textbooks and books by well-known authors are stocked, and every effort is made to obtain all titles recommended by the faculty.

Multiple copies of popular books are bought to make them available to as many students as possible.

A copier facility is also provided for the benefit of those who access the library and fully automated for day-to-day operations, the library has a one server and 20 clients.

All students and faculty of the institute are eligible for the membership of the library.

The Auto Lib software is used for Library Automation.

All the books are bar-coded in the library & barcode laser scanners are used in the circulation counter for book transaction.

Library Stats

Resource Count
Books 55732
Titles 17310
Reference Books 2923
E-Books 9329
National Journals (Printed) 98
Magazines 90
IEEE Online Journals 169
Delnet Online Journals 1066
Inventi Online Journals 34
Science Direct / Elsevier Journals 275
Newspapers 12
CDs 6478
Question Banks 262
Project Reports 4132

Library Services

1.            Circulation Services

2.            Web OPAC ( Online Public Access Catalogue)

3.            Online Reservation Service

4.            Internet Service

5.            Intranet Service

6.            Reference Service

7.            Reprographic & Printing Service

8.            E –Journals access

9.            E – Books

10.          NTPEL

11.          News Clipping Services

12.          Question Bank in OPAC

13.          Book Bank Service

14.          Mobile App for OPAC ( Link Available in College Website)

15.          Inter Library Loan Service

16.          Audio Visual Service and Multimedia Section

Institutional Memberships

NDLI

SCIENCE DIRECT / ELSEVIER

DELNET

E-RESOURCES

SL. NO

RESOURCE

DESCRIPTION

WEB SITE / URL

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SCIENCEDIRECT – ELSEVIER

 

275 Engineering + Computer Science E – Journals with Full text Downloadable option Available 

http://www.sciencedirect.com

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DELNET

1060+ E-Journals and 10862+ E-Books are read and downloadable option available

http://delnet.in

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OPAC

It is a computerized catalogue of library resources available to public for searching online. Users can search OPAC remotely and find information online. The search facility apprises the users about the availability of each item for circulation, including the current status of individual copies of a title and the reservation status

http://172.15.150.111:8080/AutoLib/opac.jsp

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NPTEL

National Programme on Technology Entranced Learning – E-Learning through online Web and Video Courses in Engineering Science and humanities streams

http://nptel.ac.in

 

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NDLI

National Digital Library of India – Virtual repository of learning resources with a single – window search facility

https://ndl.iitkgp.ac.in

 

 

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Spoken Tutorial

Project developed by IIT Bombay for online learning under open source environment

http://spoken-tutorial.org

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MOODLE

Course Management System (CMS) or Learning Management System (LMS)  Free web application that educators can use to create effective online learning sites

http://moodle.org

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NMEICT

National Mission on Education through ICT

http://www.nmeict.iitkgp.ernet.in/index.php

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MOOC

Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), an online course aimed at unlimited  participation and open access via the web

http://mooc.org

http://www.mooc.list.com

http://coursetalk.org

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Coursera

Courses online for free

http://www.coursera.org

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Khan Academy

Providing a free world-class education for anyone anywhere

http://www.khanacademy.org

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Virtual Labs

Provides remote-access to Labs in various disciplines of Science and Engineering.  These virtual labs would  cater to students at the undergraduate level, post graduate level as well as to research scholars

http://www.vlab.co.in

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Digital Learning Environment

Learning environments that will provide access to acquisition of critical knowledge, skills and abilities in the field of design.

http://www.desource.in

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Free MOOC

From leading universities

Free cultural & educational media on the web, few with certificate

http://www.open-culture.comfree_certificate_courses

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Course Material

Prepared by Centre for Faculty Development, Anna University

http://www.annauniv.elearning-html

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Online Courses

Offered by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

http://web.mit..edunewsoffice to pic massive-open-online courses-moocs.html

 

BORROWING ELIGIBILITY

Faculty                                                                               =          4 Books

Students                                                                             =          3 Books

Class Toppers (5 Members from Each Class)             =         6 Books              

Central Library Mobile App