NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, SILCHAR

राष्ट्रीय प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान, सिलचर

LIBRARY
About The Library

The Central Library which is the heart of the Institute was established in 1977. It provides one of the important academic services to the Institute. It is a well equipped Library, centrally located with easy access and does provide right impetus for the intellectual growth of the students, teachers, research scholars & others around. Presently, the Library is a part of the LTT building with 997 Sq. Foot floor area & having around 85,000 collections of documents. The new library building is under construction. The Central Library with its modern collection of knowledge resources and innovative information services fills an essential role for students, faculty, and the surrounding community in their intellectual pursuits. It is a hybrid library with the state-of-the-art technological applications. The Library holds knowledge resources predominantly related to Science and Technology, Social Sc & other allied subjects. The Library is now fully computerized with an integrated system connected to the Campus Network providing e-resource facility to the institutional community. The entire Library collection including the CD-ROM databases and the online databases are made available through Institute’s network. Users can access the online databases through Institute’s network. OPAC (On-line Public Access Catalogue) facility is available at the ground Floor of the Library. OPAC can also be accessed through any terminal on the Campus Network. Library collection can also be searched through Web OPAC. The Library offers a range of information services to support the learning process set to the highest professional standards. The Library is holding membership of DELNET, New Delhi for inter library loan. National Institute of Technology Silchar Library is an active member of INDEST Consortium through which online full text journals can be accessed. In addition to that, library is also a member of ACL (American Centre Library) for inter-library loan as well as resource sharing purpose.

People in Library


Librarian
Section: Library
Phone: 9435175531
Email: kishor@nits.ac.in

Assistant Librarian
Section: Library
Phone: 9435523274
Email: krishnamati@nits.ac.in

Assistant (SG-I)
Section: Library
Phone: 9401755315
Email: himadri@nits.ac.in

Objectives of the Library


  • To support the institute in imparting quality education in the field of engineering & technical education.
  • To provide latest research information, electronically to various users community.
  • To provide quality service to users, disseminate technical knowledge and offer modern tools for access of information.
  • To bring about cooperative working among the libraries & information centre in North East India through sharing of resources.
  • To develop inter-institute links within the country to facilitate effective exchange of information resources.
  • To form a library consortia for libraries & information centre in North East India.
  • To develop a digital library that collects information across the globe through internet for effective dissemination of the same in the North Eastern Region.
  • To integrate with other digital libraries that are set up in various parts of India and abroad world to minimize the recurring cost of journals and other conventional print media.
  • To organize conference, lectures, workshops and seminars in the field of interest and emerging ideas/issues.


Contact


FAQ


What's New

The Central Library undertook major renovation activities to create a “State of the Art Library”. During the reporting year, the library has been fully automated with Libsys software & implemented RFID & DVR Technology for security purpose under TEQIP grant. The Library has become first library in the entire NE Region to implement RFID & DVR Technology.

PROJECT UNDERTAKEN

The Library has undertaken the projects for jobs like Website development, library automation, and digital library implementation etc.

Some of the Projects completed by library are as follows:


Sl.No.

Name of the Project

Sponsored by

Duration

Status

Coordinator


01.

“ERMSS: Electronic Resource Management & Search Solution”

NIT, Silchar

2010-11

Completed

Kishor Chandra Satpathy


02.

Coordinator, “Upgradation of the Library” Sanctioned by MHRD, Govt. of India under TEQIP, World Bank Project. (47 lakhs) “Implementation of RFID & DVR Technology”

MHRD, Govt. of India

2006-07

Completed

Kishor Chandra Satpathy


03.

“Development of a Digital Library” (10 Lakhs)

MHRD, Govt. of India

2005-07

Completed

Kishor Chandra Satpathy


04.

“Virtual Classroom for Quality Improvement of the Technical Professionals & Teaching Faculty” (10 lakhs).

MHRD, Govt. of India

2004-06

Completed

Kishor Chandra Satpathy


05.

Library Up-gradation & Automation Project (131 Lakhs)

MHRD, Govt. of India

1997-99

Completed

Kishor Chandra Satpathy & Krishnamati Singha

PROGRAMME ORGANIZED BY THE LIBRARY & LIBRARY STAFFS

Programme Organised (Summer School / Winter School/Seminars/Exhibitions): LIS


Sl.No.

Name of the Project

Duration

Funding Agency


01.

Book exhibition

13.03.2012-16.03.2012

Sponsorship by firms


02.

Workshop on “e-books: Issues & Challenges”

15.03.2012

TEQIP-II & Sponsorship by firms


03.

National Seminar on “Networking of Library and Information Centres of North East India in Digital Environment (NLICDE-2011)” http://nerlibnet.blogspot.com/

21.03.2011-23.03.2011

National Library, Kolkata & Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India


04.

Induction Training Programme

28.01.05-06.02.05

AICTE, New Delhi


05.

Short Term Training Programme on “Information Technology Applications in Information Management”

01.03.04-10.03.04

AICTE-ISTE, New Delhi


06.

Educational Utilization Programme on “Standardization, Product Certificate & Quality Systems”

19.09.02-20.09.02

BIS, New Delhi


07.

Patent Awareness Workshop

10.05.03

TIFAC, Govt. of India


08.

STTP in “IT Applications In Library & Information Management/Services”

18.02.02-27.02.02

AICTE-ISTE, New Delhi


09.

ICT Literacy Initiation Camp for the Teacher Educators of the North Eastern Region

10.11.01-11.11.01

NCTE, New Delhi


10.

INSDOC, New Delhi Conducted Training on “Computer Application on Library & Information Activities for the Library Information Professionals in the North Eastern Region”

20.02.01-24.02.01

CSIR, New Delhi

Programme Organised: General


Sl.No.

Name of the Project

Duration

Funding Agency


01.

“Educational Opportunities in USA”

07.02.05

United States Educational Foundation in India (USEFI).


02.

7th National Youth Parliament Competition for Universities 2004-2005 (National Level)

07.04.05

Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, Govt. of India, Delhi.


03.

7th National Youth Parliament Competition for Universities 2004-2005

28.11.04

Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, Govt. of India, New Delhi.


04.

Hindi Divas Celebration

27.09.04

NIT, Silchar.


05.

India Quiz / Personality Test

04.04.04

UNICEF & Sahara India.


06.

Seminar on Post Graduate Management Program in India”

23.03.04

IMS, Guwahati.


07.

National Integration Camp

02.02.04-11.02.04

Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Govt. of India, New Delhi.


08.

6th National Youth Parliament Competition for Universities 2002-2003

21.04.03

Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, Govt. of India, New Delhi.


09.

Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship, Guwahati conducted Training Programme on “Entrepreneurial Awareness Camp for Science & Technology Students”

22.03.03-25.03.03

Deptt. of S & T, Govt. of India.


10.

Training Programme on "Adolescence & Adolescent Education"

17.12.02

North Eastern Hill University, Shillong.


11.

Hindi Divas Celebration

22.09.02

NIT, Silchar.


12.

Invited Lecture on “Youth and Values” by Prof. Jatin Mohanty, Secretary, Satsang Vihar, New Delhi

14.04.00

NIT, Silchar.


13.

Invited Lecture of Prof. John Meadows & Dr. Chris Horner, Education Division, South Bank University, London on “Internet in Education”.

22.02.00

EU


14.

Awareness Programme on Technology Management

22.02.02

DSIR, New Delhi.

Collection

The central library of the Institute has the following collection as on 31 March 2012:


Sl. No.

Name of Resources

Total Number available as on 31st March 12

01.

Books

81274

02.

Print Journals

131

03.

Bound Volumes

4771

04.

CD-ROMs

3287

05.

Databases

20

06.

Videos

909

07.

ISI Code (Printed)

8627

08.

Reports

3

09.

Book Bank (General)

8836

10.

Book Bank (SC/ST)

7810

11.

IRC Codes

152

12.

Thesis

18

13.

Project Reports

67

14.

Annual Reports

193

A need-based collection of knowledge resources are being developed in lines with the objectives and activities of the Institute in mind. Resources include books, journals, audio-visual materials, CD-ROMs, e-journals, and online databases.

Books

The Library has a highly selective collection of over 85,000 books in the area of Science & Technology, Management, Humanities & Social Sciences and related subjects. Besides these, there are also many new technical and reference books available in electronic form.

Journals

The Library subscribes 131 print journals specific to the academic and research needs of the academic community. Besides these, there are about 97 e-journals available in full-text through the online databases subscribed by the library. The Library has a collection of 4771 bound volumes journals.

Videos

Educational videos from IIT Delhi & IIT Kharagpur are available for consultation in the library.

CD-ROMs

The Library has 3287 CDs/DVDs on Books, statistical data, encyclopedias, dictionaries; most of the CDs are mounted on the Digital Library server and can be accessed through the Institute’s network.

Reports

The library has a separate collection of various reports, conference proceedings, ISTE-STTP proceedings, dissertations and reports of various Institutes/Firms.

North East Collections

The library has established a separate collection of books pertaining to North East India. These collection portray their History, Culture, Economy, Geography, Ecology and about their Society.

Standards Collections

The library has got a separate collection of standards and special publications published by Bureau of Indian Standards & Indian Road Congress. The standards are kept in a separate number - wise with sequence.

Career and Counseling Collections

The library has established a separate collection of books pertaining to Career and Counseling. These collections include GRE, GMAT, TOFFEL & books related to counseling etc.

Miscellaneous Collections

The library has miscellaneous collections comprising of Institutes examinations old question papers, competitive books, Hindi, Bengali and English literature books etc.

News Paper Clipping Collections

The library has opened up the News Paper Clipping collections comprising of publication about NIT Silchar, North East India, Magazines and Govt. publications etc.

Electronic Library

Emphasis is given to develop a model electronic library with the state-of-the-art technological applications. The electronic library has online databases, CD-ROM databases, e-journals and e-books. It provides a single window access to all electronic resources and is accessible through the Institute's intranet. The library subscribes the following major databases. Major Online Journals / databases are available in the electronic library include:

Ask A Librarian

ASK THE LIBRARIAN

Users are encouraged to contact the Library staff via email if they have a query. We will reply usually within 24 hours. If the question involves in-depth research assistance, the user is encouraged to speak to Librarian/ Asstt. Librarian or mail to nits.library@gmail.com.

FAQs - Central Library

1. How can an outsider use the Library?

Faculty members of the other universities/ colleges and individuals affiliated to corporate bodies like industries, can use the library as outside members. They are requested to contact with the Librarian/ Astt. Librarian for seeking permission for a limited number of days.

2. Who are authorised to use the Library?

All students, faculty members and staffs (working and retired) of the Institute are authorized to use the library. Student alumni, retired staff members and visiting faculties also have the privilege to use the central library. However, for availing the borrowing facilities, users need to enrol themselves as library members on fulfilling the requisite procedures.

3. Can a bound volume of journals be issued to a member?

Yes, Bound volume of journals can be issued to faculty members for three days.

4. Can current (unbound) issue of journals be issued to library members?

Yes, current (unbound) issue of journals are issued to any category of library user overnight.

5. Can I bring personal books and other reading material to the Library?

No, users are not allowed to bring their personal books or other reading materials to the library.

6. How can I recommend a book for purchase in the Library?

An authorized user can recommend a book for purchase by filling-in a "Book recommendation Form" that can be obtained from the Library Office. The form should then be routed through your Head of the Department for his recommendation.

7. How can I recommend subscription to a new journal in the Library?

An authorized user can send your request for subscription to a new journal through your Head of the Department / Centre. It may, however, be noted that the Library can subscribe to only a limited number of journals for a given Department / Centre of the institute from the funds allocated to the respective Department / Centre from the total budget of the central library.

Library Rules

Admission to the Library

All members are required to deposit their personal belonging at the property counter at their own risk. The library is not responsible for any loss or damage to the same. Taking a briefcase or bag inside the library is strictly forbidden. Users should let the security; check their personal belongings, like books, files, etc. before they leave the library premises.

Care of Library Materials

Library resources such as books, journals, and electronic materials, etc. are costly and are often rare. They are for the benefit of not only the present but also for the future members of the library. Therefore, one should not write upon, damage, torn down the pages or mark on any library materials. Tracing or copying of any is prohibited by copy right policy and users shall be solely responsible for any violations. Before leaving the issue counter, member should satisfy themselves as to whether the library material lent to them is in sound condition. If not , they should immediately bring the matter to the knowledge of the library staff at the issue counter; otherwise, they are liable to be held responsible for replacing the material or paying such compensation as fixed by the librarian.

Clearance Certificate

Borrower’s membership card being the library property must be returned to the library at the end of the period of issue. All those who leave the institute must surrender their membership card to the library, and obtain a "Clearance" certificate from the librarian, in order to ensure that they owe no dues to the library including any overdue charges.

General Instructions:

  • Every member of the library must be prepared to identify himself/herself when requested to do so.
  • Outwears, brief cases, handbags, files, umbrellas and similar items should be deposited at the check point before entering the library.
  • Use of mobile phones inside the library is strictly prohibited. Smoking is prohibited in and around the library. No refreshments or foodstuff of any kind shall be consumed anywhere inside the library.
  • Silence must be observed in the Library.
  • Keeping in mind that the library is a place of individual study and research, members should maintain an atmosphere of dignity, peace and silence within the library premises.
  • All books and journals must be returned on before the due date.
  • Books will be reserved if there are no reservations.
  • Documents must be returned in time to make them available for use by others. Overdue library materials, other than the Reserve/Reference Documents incure a fine. Until the dues are cleared, the borrowing facilities will be withheld. Borrowing entitlement may be reduced if a member is observed returning document/s late on more than three occasions. The Librarian can recall any issued document at any time.
  • A misplaced book is temporarily lost. To avoid misplacement, books which are taken from the open shelves should be left on the nearest table/trolley. Library materials should be handled with utmost care. Nobody should write, damage and make any mark on any kind of library materials. Materials damaged, defected or lost must be replaced; otherwise the cost will be realized from the borrower.
  • Members should keep the library informed of any change of address during the period of their membership.
  • Members should return all materials borrowed from the library before proceeding on any kind of long leave.
  • Members should not sub lend the materials borrowed from the library.
  • Materials that are issued should be produced for the security to check.
  • Suggestions for purchasing books and other materials and improving the library services are welcome.
  • The librarian has the power to cancel the tickets and refuse admission to anyone who violates the rules and regulations of the library or indulges in any other type of misconduct.
Services

LIBRARY SERVICES

1.Checking out the Documents

Registered Library members are allowed to check out Library documents as per their entitlement mentioned above. Reference Books, CDs, Video Cassettes, Bound volumes etc are not issued normally to the students.

2. Renewals

Books issued to members can be renewed unless they are reserved by someone else. Members need to bring the books to the library for getting them re-issued.

3. Return of documents

Documents checked out from the library should be returned at the circulation desk, during its working hours, i.e. 9.00 AM to 5.30 PM on any working day.

4. Reserving the documents

A library user can reserve a book currently out on loan by requesting staff at the Circulation Counter. Notifications for availability of reserved books will be notified through e-mail.

5. Membership Renewals

The membership card shall remain valid for the period indicated on ID Card. The students, faculty and staff members can get their membership card renewed in January and July respectively on surrendering all borrowers’ cards issued to them and after settling all other dues. Faculty, staff and students members are being switched over to bar-code based circulation system.

6. Loss of Membership Cards

The loss of membership card should be reported in written to the Librarian immediately. Duplicate membership card can be issued after paying the penalty fee of Rs. 100.00 and after validity of his lost membership card expires. Borrowers shall be responsible for any loss or misuse of their membership card.

7. Loss of books

The borrower is required either to replace the books with a recent edition, if available or pay its cost in double.

8. Overdue Charges

Overdue charges at the rates mentioned below are charged for late return of the books:

  • Rs. 1.00 per day for the books issued from General Section
  • Rs. 5.00 per hour for the books issued from Reference Section

9. Library Service Hours

  • General Library Timings: 9.00 a.m. to 5.45 p.m.
  • Sections opening Timings

Book Bank

Remains open in the beginning of each semester

Circulation Counter,Periodical Section, Computer & Internet facility, Photocopy & Scanner facility

Monday – Friday
9.30 AM – 5.30 PM

  • Holidays: All Gazette Holidays and Sunday

10. Lending service

Lending service is available to faculty, students, administrative, research and other staff members of NITS community.

11. Book Bank

Book Bank books are issued to the students of the college for full duration of a semester at a time. Preference has given to SC & ST students and low income group and maximum of five books are given to each students depending upon the availability.

12. Proactive Information Services

Library provides specific information services such as alert on upcoming conferences, CAS, SDI, etc. to the academic community.

13. Reference and Research Services

The Reference Section provides needed information with regard to index/bibliographic/abstracting etc services to the members of library on demand. Reference books like dictionaries encyclopedias, handbooks, manuals etc. and bound volume of back issues of journals stand arranged subject wise in the manner stated above in a separate shelf. Library personnel on duty help the members to locate any information out of the library resources.

14. Reprographic service

Facility for photocopy of the documents available in the library may be provided on payment basis subject to copyright restrictions.

15. News paper, Magazine and journals Service

Central Library subscribes newspapers, magazine and journals on different topics.

16. Videos

Educational videos from IIT Delhi & IIT Kharagpur are available for consultation in the library. For video viewing facility is available on all working days.

17. Online Public Access Catalogue

Central Library has fully computerized catalogue search facility available to users through intranet. One can search a book by author, title or subject. In case of any difficulty library personnel may be contacted for assistance.

18. Books Requisition Procedure

As and when the central library receives the requisition of books in the prescribed format (form available at the end of webpage), duly signed and forwarded by the HOD’s, the duplicacy of their title is checked. The book order is placed after the approval of Director.

19. Journals Requisition Procedure

The librarian sends a request to all faculties / HOD’s of the Institute for the requisition of journals in the coming year along with a list of journals currently subscribed in the Central Library.

20. External Membership Services

External members from business/industrial and government setups as well as from the academics are granted membership under certain specified conditions.

21. Information services

Most of the information services are available through the Digital Library accessible through the Institute’s LAN. Other major services include inter-library loan, book exhibitions and reference services.

22. Other Activities

Central Library is actively engaged in organizing workshops, seminars & consulting activities.

23. Inter library loan and document procurement services

Central Library offers inter-library loan service to its users for the books and periodicals not available in National Institute Technology Silchar Library by procuring them from other libraries within West Bengal and North East India. The Central Library in turn also lends its resources to the libraries of other government and academic institutions within West Bengal and North East India. However, photocopies of articles are sent to the libraries situated anywhere in the country on demand.
Document procurement services can be made available from NISCAIR, DELNET or other document delivery services if the user is willing to bear the expenses involved.

Infrastructure Facilities

Library is having a digital library server, which host more than 3000 CDs of the Digital Library. There are four computers kept inside the library to facilitate information accessing by users. Library is having TV, VCP, Scanner, 2 nos. HP LaserJet Printer, e-Toshiba printer/scanner/fax , 19 No of PCs , HP laptop, DVR Technology, E-Learning Software with LRs, Multimedia Projector with Documentation Camera, LANBIT server, UPS etc. Library is using Libsys-integrated library management software for automating various functions in the Library like book acquisition, circulation, cataloguing and serial control. Library is using RFID technology for book security purpose.

Web OPAC

Web OPAC (Search Library Catalogue)

Web OPAC (Search Library Catalogue): The entire Library collection including books, journals, etc. can be searched through the web enabled Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC). Users can access the OPAC to find out the real-time availability of library materials from their own computer terminals. Faculty and students can reserve items, which are on loan.
http://192.168.21.34:8080/jopacgwt

Achievements

AWARDS

Our Library (http://122.160.76.157:8081/nitsilchar/index.jsp) along with 4 other libraries of India has been included in the “Libraries R-evolution” magazine published by The Swets, Netherland. Please visit: http://www.librariesrevolution.com/emagazine/ & http://www.librariesrevolution.com/?ch=english&pg=swets_libraries&ac=AC_7YTc1ptk_20111007003634

*“Libraries R-evolution” is a showcase of notable libraries in Asia that have evolved from traditional mortar-and-brick buildings to the intriguing modern hybrids of digitalized information and classic old book charm that they are now. They contain timeless information immortalized with modern technology, allowing their users to obtain invaluable resources anywhere, anytime.

Honours, Awards, Prizes Received by Dr. K C Satpathy, Librarian

  1. NITS Library (http://122.160.76.157:8081/nitsilchar/index.jsp) along with 4 other libraries of India has been included in the “Libraries R-evolution* magazine published by The Swets, Netherland. Please visit: http://www.librariesrevolution.com/emagazine
  2. SATKAL National Young Librarian Award for outstanding contribution to the field of Library & Information Service from SATKAL Trust & Panjab University, Chandigarh (2008) http://www.satkal.org/
  3. Young Information Scientist Award for outstanding contribution to the field of Information Service from the Society for Information Science (SIS), New Delhi (2006) http://www.sis.org.in/fellowship.html
  4. FOL Grant to attend the LISA V Conference organized by MIT, Boston & Harvard University at Cambridge (18.06.06-21.06.06)
  5. IATUL Travel Grant to attend 27th Annual Conference of IATUL from IATUL and University of Porto, Portugal (21.05.06-25.05.06)
  6. Certificate of Honour by IASLIC, Kolkata the contribution for the development and modernization of LIS in the Country (18.03.06)
  7. UNESCO/Vidyanidhi Fellowship for UN4IM-UNESCO Training Programme on Information Management held at ISIM@IIIT, Bangalore (May-Dec, 2005)
  8. IEPFL, Switzerland Fellowship to pursue the – Postgraduate Certificate Course on “Technology and Sustainable Development” - could not take up
  9. Certificate of Honour by Secretary, Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs for successfully organizing & Coordinating “Youth Parliament Sessions” from 2002 to 2005
  10. SAARC Fellowship for three month attachment training at SAARC Documentation Centre, New Delhi (18.08.03 to14.11.03)
  11. Awarded Membership for the Advisory Board of Editors for the year 1999 by American Biographical Institute, USA (1999)
  12. Certificate of Honour by Chief Minister & Education Minister, Assam for cooperation in establishing CET at REC Silchar (22.04.1999)
LibraryMembership

All the students, faculty members and employees of the institute can register themselves for the membership of the library. Each member is provided with a library membership card. The categories of members and their privileges are as follows:

Faculty and staff:

Sl.No.

Member categories

Loan duration

Max. number of books borrowed at a time

Membership form attestation by


01.

Faculty

6 months

15

Head of the Deptt.


02.

Visiting Faculty

15 days to 3 months depends on duration of appointment

2

Head of the Deptt.


03.

Technical and Supporting Staff

1 month

5

Head of the Deptt.


04.

Administrative Staff

15 days

5

Head of the Deptt.


05.

Other Staff of the Institute

2 months

2

Head of the Deptt.

Students:

Sl.No.

Member categories

Loan duration

Max. number of books borrowed at a time

Membership form attestation by


01.

PhD

1 month

6

Head of the Deptt.


02.

MTech/ MSc

1 month

6

Head of the Deptt.


03.

BTech

1 month

4

Head of the Deptt.

Members can collect documents from Circulation Desk & Duration of Loan Period:

Type of Document

Type of Loan

Duration of Loan

Overdue charges


Books

Short Term/Long Term

30 Days/6 Months

Rs 1.00 per day


Bound Volumes of Journals

Overnight

2 Days

Rs.5/ per day


Unbound volumes

Short

Overnight

Rs.5/ per day


Reference books

Overnight

Overnight

Rs.5/ per day


Video Cassettes/CD ROMS

Short Term

1 - 5 Days

Rs. 2/ per day

Consultation documents like BIS Code, IRC Codes

Short Term

1 Week

Rs.5/ per day

Library Sections

The Library has been divided into different sections for its smooth functioning:

Circulation Section:

Issue and return of books are handled with the help of computers. In this Section located on the First Floor, readers can get themselves enrolled as member of the Library. The timings of issue and return of books are 9 AM to 5.45 PM on weekdays.

Book Bank Section:

Book Books are issued predominantly to the SC & ST students for the whole semester. The timings of issue and return of books are from 9 AM to 5.45 PM. on weekdays.

Reference and Readers' Advisory Service:

One is welcome to avail this service at the Reference Desk on the second floor reading hall of the Library. This service is available for all and the Library remains open for 11 hours in a day.

Acquisition Section:

Located on the first floor of the Library, this section acquires books and other reading material selected by the library staff as well as recommended by the Chairpersons of various Departments.

Periodical Section:

The Library subscribes journals, magazines and newspapers. The Periodical Section located on the ground floor of the Library, makes available these current sources of information. The opening hours of the Section are from 9 AM to 6 PM.

Technical Section:

Before the reading material is made available for use on the stacks, it is technically processed in this Section, located on the First Floor of the Library.

Computer Section:

This section is located on the ground floor of the Library. This section covers the main server, the CD server, Multimedia system, scanners and printers. It manages the working process of the entire Computer System of the Library.

Our Team

All the library activities are guided by the library sub-committee, the policy making body and headed by the Chairman. The Librarian is the member secretary of the committee. The committee is formed by the representatives from the faculty, administration and students. The committee meets six times in a year to take decisions on all the important matters pertaining to the function of the library.

Human Resource of the Library

Name

Responsibility

Prof. A. K. Dey
Dean (Academic) & Chairman, LSC

Policy Making & Advisory Role

Dr. Kishor Chandra Satpathy
Librarian
E-mail:ksatpathy@gmail.com
Tel:9435175531

Planning, Development & Administration & management of Library, Collection Development, Finance, Manpower Development, Building, Furniture & Equipment, Library Services, Computerization, Automation, Resource Sharing & Networking Inter Cluster Coordination.

Mrs. Krishnamati Singha
Asstt. Librarian

Assist the Librarian in administration and management, Acquisition, furniture/equipment, inventory control, library statistics, Periodical /Database Acquisition & Control / Processing of Books, journals, CDs etc

Mr. H.S. Chakraborty
Lib & Information Asstt.

Processing of Bills, Office work, Membership registration.

Supporting Staff

Name

Responsibility

Mr. S. GoswamI,
Library Attendant

Check-in / Check-out of books, Issuance of clearance certificate.

Mrs. Ila Chakraborty,
Lib Attendant

Arrangement of books

Mr. Ashu Das ,
Watchman

Book Bank arrangement, Issuance of books to SC & ST Students

Mr. M. Ali,
Gate Keeper

Security

E-Resources NITS

Library subscribes professional journals of Wiley, Elsevier, T&F, ACTA PRESS, APS, ACS, RSC etc. during the year. The details are available at http://122.160.76.157:8081/nit/index.jsp and subscribed to the following databases.

Institutional Database @ 2012 NIT Silchar

Database Name

Links

India stat.com

http://www.indiastat.com/default.aspx

Economic & Political Weekly

http://epw.in/epw/user/userindexHome.jsp

SAE Digital Library

http://digitallibrary.sae.org/quicksearch/

ASTM:Standards and Engineering Digital Library

http://enterprise.astm.org

Sceince Direct

http://www.sciencedirect.com/

ACS Web Edition

http://pubs.acs.org/

MathSciNet

http://www.ams.org/mathscinet/

SIAM ( LOCUS ) (1952-1996 Backfiles)

http://locus.siam.org/

DELNET

www.delnet.nic.in

American Library

http://amlibindia.state.gov

E-Books

Knovel ME Books

http://www.knovel.com/web/portal/browse/subject/70/topic/

LNCS (shared with ECE)

http://www.springerlink.com/engineering/books/

INDEST Consortium

Database Name

Links

JCCC@INDEST-AICTE

http://indest.jccc.in

ACM Digital Library

http://portal.acm.org/portal.cfm

ASCE Journals

http://www.asce.org/

ASME Journals

http://www.asmedl.org/

IEEE/IEE Electronic Library (IEL) Online

http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/periodicals.jsp

Nature

http://www.nature.com/siteindex/index.html

SpringerLink

http://www.springerlink.com/

Project Muse

http://muse.jhu.edu/

Annual Review

http://www.annualreviews.org/

Knimbus

http://knimbus.com/knimbus/user/auth/do

NIT's E-resource Subscription Details

Civil Engineering

Title of Journals

Web Address/Link

Earthquake Engineering And Structural Dynamics

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1002/(ISSN)1096-9845

Journal of The American Water Resources Association

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1752-1688

Ground Water

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1745-6584

Hydrological Processes

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1002/(ISSN)1099-1085/issues

Journal of Earth System Science

http://www.springerlink.com/content/0253-4126/

International Journal of Pavement Engineering

http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/gpav20

Journal of Earthquake Engineering

http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/ueqe20

Urban Water Journal

http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/nurw20

Transportation Research Record

http://trb.metapress.com/content/0361-1981/

International journal of Environment & Waste Management

http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/ind/ijewm

The Indian Concrete Journal

http://www.icjonline.com/

Information Digest on Energy and and Environment

http://bookstore.teriin.org/e_periodicals.php

Computer Science Engineering

Title of Journals

Web Address/Link

Applied Ontology

http://iospress.metapress.com/content/119850/

Informatica

http://iospress.metapress.com/content/113362/

International Journal of Hybrid Intelligent Systems

http://iospress.metapress.com/content/112107/

Journal Of Computer Security

http://iospress.metapress.com/content/103167/

Journal of high Speed Network

http://iospress.metapress.com/content/103170/

IEI Computer Engineering

http://www.editorialmanager.com/ieib/

Electrical Engineering

Title of Journals

Web Address/Link

Electric Power Components and Systems

http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/uemp20

Control and Intelligent Systems

http://www.actapress.com/Content_of_Journal.aspx?journalID=141

International Journal of Modelling and Simulation

http://www.actapress.com/Content_Of_Journal.aspx?journalID=129

International Journal of Power and Energy Systems

http://www.actapress.com/Content_of_Journal.aspx?JournalID=145

International Journal of Robotics and Automation

http://www.actapress.com/Content_of_Journal.aspx?JournalID=147

International Journal of Modelling, Identification and Control

http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/ind/ijmic

International Journal of Renewable Energy Technology

http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/ind/ijret

International Journal of Power and Energy Conversion

http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/ind/ijpec

Integration: The VLSI Journal

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/01679260/45

Wind Energy

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1002/(ISSN)1099-1824/issues

IEI Electrical Engineering

http://www.editorialmanager.com/ieib/

Electronic Telecommunication Engineering

Title of Journals

Web Address/Link

Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing An International Journal

http://www.springerlink.com/content/0925-1030/

Journal of Low Power Electronics

http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/asp/jolpe

IEI Electronic & Telecommunication Engineering

http://www.editorialmanager.com/ieib/

Humanities & Social Science

Title of Journals

Web Address/Link

American Economic Review(AER)

http://www.aeaweb.org/aer/contents/index.php

Journal of Economic Literature (JEL)

http://www.aeaweb.org/journal/contents/index.php

Journal of Economic Perspectives(JEP)

http://www.aeaweb.org/jep/contents/index.php

American Economic Journal: Applied conomics

http://www.aeaweb.org/aej-applied/contents/

American Economic Journal: Economic Policy

http://www.aeaweb.org/aej-policy/index.php

American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics

http://www.aeaweb.org/aej-macro/index.php

American Economic Journal: Microeconomics

http://www.aeaweb.org/aej-micro/index.php

The Review of English Studies

http://res.oxfordjournals.org/

Victorian Studies

http://www.jstor.org/action/showPublication?journalCode=victorianstudies

International Journal of Regulation and Governance

http://bookstore.teriin.org/e_periodicals.php

Mechanical Engineering

Title of Journals

Web Address/Link

Int. Jnl. of Manufacturing Technology and Management

http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/ind/ijmtm

Int. Jnl. of Machining And Machinibility of Materials

http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/ind/ijmmm

International Journal of Manufacturing Research

http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/ind/ijmr

International Journal of Surface Science & Engineering

http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/ind/ijsurfse

Materials and Manufacturing Processes

http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/lmmp20

Machining Science & Technology: An International Journal

http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/lmst20

Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures

http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/umcm20

International Journal of Production Research

http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/tprs20

International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing

http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/tcim20

Journal of Resources Energy and Development

http://bookstore.teriin.org/e_periodicals.php

Physics

Title of Journals

Web Address/Link

Physical Review E

http://pre.aps.org/browse

Applied Physics Letter

http://apl.aip.org/resource/1/applab

Journal of Applied Physics

http://jap.aip.org/resource/1/japiau

Pramana Journal of Physics

http://www.springerlink.com/content/0304-4289/

Indian Journal of Physics

http://www.springerlink.com/content/0973-1458/

Mathematics

Title of Journals

Web Address/Link

Indian Journal of Pure & Applied Mathematics

http://www.springerlink.com/content/0019-5588/

Opsearch

http://www.springerlink.com/content/0030-3887/

E- Resource under JCCC@ INDEST-AICTE

JCCC is J-Gate Custom Content Consortia for a group of homogeneous consortia members, and JCCC-INDEST is J-Gate Custom Content Consortia for the Indian National Digital Library in Engineering, Science and Technology (INDEST), a consortium set up by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, on the recommendation made by the Expert Group appointed by it under the chairmanship of Prof N Balakrishnan. For details pl. visit: http://jccc-indest.informindia.co.in

E- Resource under Open Access

Open access is a publication model wherein neither a reader nor the reader's institutions are charged for access to articles or other resources. Users are free to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles. The INDEST - AICTE Consortium encourages open access through institutional repositories in its member institutions. The E- Resources incorporates the following:

  • Databases
  • E-journals

Institutional Membership

Being member of DELNET, users have got the opportunity to access the resources available in other member institute or can borrow or exchange documents through Inter Library Loan (ILL). In addition to that Library Network (DELNET) initiatives, DELNET's activities and services can be viewed at DELNET's Home Page and its databases can be accessed through a web-based interface. For details pl. visit: www.delnet.nic.in

The department has joined the network of important libraries under the umbrella of Developing Libraries Network (DELNET). The networking between libraries ensures resource sharing, exchange of information. It also facilitates the access to the databases of important libraries through computerization.

In addition, Library has also joined the network of American Centre Library (ACL) India, for Inter-library loan facility and resources sharing.

USAGE POLICY:

  • Electronic resources such as e-journals, e-databases etc. are available for academic use only.
  • These resources can be searched, browsed, and material may be downloaded and printed as single copies of articles as is done in the case of printed library material.
  • Downloading or printing of a complete book or an entire issue or a volume of one or more journals (called systematic downloading) is strictly prohibited as it is the question of copy right.
  • Use of robots, spiders or intelligent agents to access, search and/or systematically download from these resources is also prohibited.
  • Any violation of this policy will result in penal action as per the rules and regulations of the Institute.
  • Please be aware that systematic downloading will cause the publisher to block to the entire community of users @ NIT Silchar from accessing these resources.