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Library Services:
  • Reference Service
  • Circulation Service
  • Current Awareness Service
  • New Book Alerts
  • Journals Table of Content Alerts
  • Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC)
  • Internet Service
  • Digital Library Service
  • E-learning (NPTEL, VTU-EDUSAT Program)
  • Inter Library Loan Service
  • SC/ST & Book bank services
  • Institutional Membership
Titles 7555
Volumes 43090
E-Journals 7901
E-Books 14004
Reference Service:

The first floor of library building has an exclusive reference section is open from 9.00 am to 10.00 pm on all working days. First one copies of all the new titles added to the library collection are also stacked in reference section and are marked Reference only seal is marked on the due date slip for the benefit of its users. The reference collection also includes books on various competitive examinations, GATE, ESE, UPSC etc., and also general books. For more information about the library collections and services please contact the reference desk or the Librarian.

New Book Alerts:

New Book Alerts is a current awareness service launched by NCET Library to inform the users of the recent titles added to its library collections. Under this service, new book titles which are added to the library collections will be on display in the “New Arrivals” rack in the reference section of the library for a week. Also the list of newly added titles will be notified to its users via e-mail and a copy of the same will be displayed in the library notice board

Web OPAC & Digital Library:

The availability of library resources (such as books, periodicals, project reports etc.) and full text of previous years question papers, syllabus copy, faculty publications etc. can be downloaded by logging on to Using user ID and password provided by the library staff. Also the e-resources subscribed by our institution are IP enabled and can be accessed from anywhere within the campus.

Internet Service:

The library is completely wi-fi enabled with adequate number of computers to compliment and support the classroom teaching and requirements of its users.

E-Learning (NPTEL, VTU-EDUSAT Program):

The library being a member of VTU-EDUSAT e-learning program airs lectures on various subjects conducted by VTU to its users in its exclusive VTU-EDUSAT room and the users can access NPTEL videos through our digital library. Also a system is exclusively dedicated to access NPTEL videos and OPAC search.

Inter Library Loan:

For the benefit of its users, the library offers inter-library loan service for the books that are not available in our library by procuring them from Developing Library Network (DELNET) and other libraries. The same should be returned back within one week of issue.

Institutional Membership:

The Library has institutional membership with the following organizations for accessing their resources and services.

  1. VTU Consortium
  2. Computer Society of India (CSI)
  3. Developing Library Network, New Delhi (DELNET)
  4. National digital Library (NDL)

Print Journals and E - Databases:

For the current year the library has subscribed to 30 print journals and the same is displayed in the first floor of the library. Under VTU Consortium library has subscribed to IEEE-IEL Online, ASCE, ASME, Taylor & Francis, ProQuest Engineering & Management Collection database, Kopykitab virtual-library, sentential grammar / writing tool & K-Nimbus Digital Library and all these are IP enabled and can be accessed from anywhere within the institution campus.

Electronic Surveillance:

As a security measure ten CCTV cameras have been installed in the library premises.

System Used:
  1. Classification – Dewy Decimal Classification (DDC)
  2. Cataloguing – Anglo American Cataloguing Rules (AACR 2)
  3. Provision of Web OPAC Information management – LIBSOFT
  4. Circulation Management - Bar coded user cards & Books