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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 :

  1. General Collection (GEN)
  2. Reference Collection (RL)
  3. Conference Proceedings (CD)
  4. Progress Reports (PR)
  5. Standards (ST)
  6. Technical Reports (TR)
  7. Theses (TH)
  8. Text Books (TB)
  9. Book Bank (BB)
  10. Video Cassettes
  11. Compact Discs (CD)
The total collection of the Library as on 31st March, 2013 is as follows :

Collection Collection Size in Number
Books 1,94,471
Bound Volumes of Journals 1,03,942
Standards 26,923
Microfilms 2,261
Theses 4,322
Technical Reports 13,430
Video Cassettes 1,800
Compact Discs 5,550
Books in Text Book & Book Bank 22,128
Online Electronic Journals 10,000
Online Databases 6
CD-ROM Databases 2