Collection

The Library subscribes to 690 current journals. The Library has a rich collection of books on science and technology including chemistry, mathematics, physics, chemical engineering, civil engineering, computer science, electrical and electronics engineering, textile engineering, biochemical and biomedical engineering. Besides, Library also has a good collection in the areas of humanities and social sciences.

The collection on humanities and social sciences is housed on the ground floor of the Library. Besides General Collection, the Library has segregated specialized collection having separate collection codes mentioned below :

  • General Collection (GEN)
  • Reference Collection (RL)
  • Conference Proceedings (CD)
  • Progress Reports (PR)
  • Standards (ST)
  • Technical Reports (TR)
  • Theses (TH)
  • Text Books (TB)
  • Book Bank (BB)
  • Video Cassettes
  • Compact Discs (CD)

The total collection of the Library as on 31st March, 2013 is as follows :

Collection Collection Size in Number

Books1,94,471

Bound Volumes of Journals1,03,942

Standards26,923

Microfilms2,261

Theses4,322

Technical Reports13,430

Video Cassettes1,800

Compact Discs5,550

Books in Text Book & Book Bank22,128

Online Electronic Journals10,000

Online Databases6

CD-ROM Databases2