Central Library

Overview

LICET Library established in the year 2010 and it serves the students and teaching fraternity. The Central library has a collection of about 36029 books while the department library has 10400 volumes. Nearly 2600 books are reference books (Handbooks, Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, etc.). The library also has 1306 CDs/DVDs and subscribes to 45 printed journals and E- Journals like IEEE, ASME, Springer, Elsevier Science Direct etc. The library has been actively meeting the needs of the students and faculty members.

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REFERENCE TITLES
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DEPARTEMENT TITLES
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BOOK CDs
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NPTEL VIDEOS
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PERIODICAL CDs
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E-JOURNALS PACKAGE
SELF LEARNING COURSES
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Electronic journals

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IEEE (ASPP)
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ASME

Services

  • Classification – Dewy Decimal Classification (DDC)
  • Cataloguing – Anglo American Cataloguing Rules (AACR 2)
  • Provision of Web OPAC Information Management
  • Circulation Management – Bar coded user cards
  • Online reservation can be done for a book, which is already lent out. Reserved books are kept separately in the circulation counter for 1 day for each member. The reservation lapses automatically after a day and the next person gets the chance.
  • Renewals is allowed only when there is no claim by others. It is done only when the book is physically brought to the library for stamping the due date
  • Circulation Section manages issuing, renewing and return of books
  • The privilege of borrowing books from the library is restricted to the LICET community only
  • Faculty and student can enroll as library members by filling the membership application form & submitting the same along with photocopies of the institutional ID card
  • Students should submit the membership application after obtaining their multipurpose institutional identity card
  • OPAC Login can be done with Student ID and Password
  • Students should personally borrow books at the Circulation Counter
  • The member should present his/her ID card when borrowing books, failing which they are refused to issue books

Reference books, serial publications, reserved books, thesis & dissertations, CD/DVD, loose issues & bound volumes of periodicals are not for circulation.
The members can approach at the enquiry desk for any query and get help regarding the library collections, catalogue, and availability of any document or any other facility of the Library.

All bonafide members are entitled to access electronic resources through campus network. However, bulk copying, systematic downloading or use of such electronic materials for commercial purposes and other such usages which are in violation of IPR rules or other relevant rules and regulations of the country, is strictly prohibited. Strict actions will be taken, if any breach of law is detected.

Central library provides photocopy services through commercial vendor within the library and college premises on payment basis.

  • Faculty – Eligibility 4 ( 5 months)
  • Students – Eligibility 2  ( 15 days )
  • Faculty – Eligibility 2 ( 15 days )
  • Faculty – Eligibility 4 ( 5 months)
  • Students – Eligibility 2  ( 15 months)
  • Faculty – Eligibility 2 ( 15 months)
  • After due date, per day One rupee per book
  • After due date, per day (Department Library) Rs.5 per book
  • Monday to Friday – 7.30 am to 7.00 pm
  • Book issue and return/renewal – 7.45 am to 5.00 pm

RULES

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE

  • The above rules are intended to regulate the use of Library resources and will be reviewed periodically to meet the changing needs
  • Any changes in the rules or instructions or information to members will be notified on the library Notice Board as and when required

Dr. S. Gunasekaran

Librarian