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ABOUT CENTRAL LIBRARY

The SSCET takes pride in having a Library with build-up area of 454 Sq.m. It has a well-furnished reading hall, which is has seating capacity of 72. SSCET Library uses fully automated ILMS software by AutoLib. The automated package of library services provides circulation, acquisitions, cataloguing, web OPAC, Report Generation, Email & SMS Alert etc. Book database is created along with the user’s database. The students and Faculty members are encouraged to utilize the learning materials available in the library. Patrons can borrow books using the ID card issued by the college. Issue return process is fully automated and manual cards are kept as supporting documents for students and faculty.

SSCET library follows bar-code system to track the movement of the books and to check the availability of the books. The Central Library subscribes to national and international journals. e-Journals like Springer, ProQuest, J-Gate are available in the Library. For accessing the E-resources 15 computers with LAN connectivity are made available for students and staff members. The Library is also Wi-Fi enabled. Free internet browsing and photocopying facilities with nominal charges are also available throughout the working hours in the central library to cater to the needs of staff and students.

The NDL [National Digital Library] is a digital repository containing textbooks, articles, videos, audio books, lectures, thesis and all other kinds of learning media. It provides a single-window search facility to access all digital contents and sources under a single umbrella at free of cost.

The NPTEL and DELNET facilities are very useful to the students & staff. Inter library loan[ILL] facility is also available in DELNET, the students and staff can request for books, photocopies and Articles by ILL. To watch NPTEL and Swayam MOOC’s videos a TV and Swayam Prabha DTH Dish connection with 32 channels are available in the library. Apart From that epathashala,e PGpathashala .The Open access system is practiced in the library. Besides the central library, departmental libraries also function in the SSCET campus. CCTV cameras are placed at strategic points in the entire library for surveillance.

Name of ILMS Software         : AutoLib

Nature of Automation             : Fully

Version                                   : 6.0

Year of Automation               : 2013

MISSION OF CENTRAL LIBRARY
  • Selecting, acquiring, organizing, maintaining and making accessible a collection of printed and non-printed, primary and secondary materials that will support the educational, research and public service programmers of both students and the faculty.
  • Providing library users with point-of-use instruction, personal assistance in conducting literature research and other reference services.
  • Providing an environment conducive to the optimum use of library materials and an appropriate schedule of hours of service and professional assistance.
  • Enhancing the library’s resources and services through cooperative relationship with other libraries and agencies.
THE ACQUISITION SECTION

Collect requests for books from the faculty and interacts to place orders with the selected suppliers, accessioned the procured books and transfers them to the Technical Processing Section for classification, cataloging, indexing and database entry.

TECHNICAL PROCESSING SECTION

Technical Processing Section plays a key role to function the library. It makes a bridge between the acquisitions of documents to the Circulation.

  • Classification of books following DDC latest edition
  • Cataloging of books following AACR-II
  • Preparing / Updating Database using AUTOLIB software
  • Updates database for the classified books also for Binding, Lost Books etc, Stamping and labeling bar-code, spine-label.
  • Generates list of new arrival of books which includes bibliographic details including Abstract.
  • Displays the hard copy of new arrivals on the board (weekly). Simultaneously those books are kept in 'New Arrival' Display.
CIRCULATION SECTION

Circulation Section performs issue, renewal, return of books using AUTOLIB software. Book reservation, various e-mail alert generation, etc. and Circulation related queries by the users are being performed by this section.

PERIODICAL SECTION

Periodical section contains publications which have single title and deposit number issued at regularly or irregularly such as newspapers, Magazines, pamphlets and reports. The section is working on all its acquisition available to readers.

DIGITAL SECTION

The Digital Library Section maintains a large Number of Digital collections like CD/DVD ROMS and online study materials.

REFERENCE SECTION

The library has a good reference collection consisting of various encyclopedias, dictionaries, year books, almanacs, atlases, biographies, etc. of the national and international coverage and other reference books. Sufficient reading tables and chairs are provided to the members.

BOOKS

The Library has abundant collection of books 22744 Volumes comprising of 4590 titles and 1340 CD's on various branches of Engineering and Science & Humanities. Besides subject collection of books, the Library also has specialized collections for English communication skills.

PERIODICALS - MAGAZINES 12
  • Electronics For You
  • Civil Engineering Construction and Review
  • Down To Earth
  • Competition Success Review
  • Employement News
  • English Today
  • Career 360
  • GK Today
NEWSPAPERS
  • The Hindu
  • The New Indian Express
  • The Times of India
  • Business Line
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS
  • Previous Year Question papers
  • 249 Project Reports
  • 301 Back Volumes
E-RESOURCES
Open Access E-Journals
S.No Name of Provider e-Journals database URL
1 Directory of Open Access Journals https://doaj.org/
2 BioMed Central https://www.biomedcentral.com/journals
3 Scientific Research Publishing https://www.scirp.org/
4 Springer Open Journals https://www.springeropen.com/journals
5 Trans stellar Journal Publications and Research Consultancy http://www.tjprc.org/
6 Science Publications: http://thescipub.com
7 Research India Publications https://www.ripublication.com/
8 International Association of Engineering and Management http://www.iaeme.com/
9 Seventh Sense Research Group http://www.internationaljournalssrg.org/
10 IBIMA Publishing http://ibimapublishing.com
11 Indian Academy of Sciences http://www.ias.ac.in
12 Hindawi publishers https://www.hindawi.com/
13 CSC Open-Access Library http://www.cscjournals.org/
14 OMICS International https://www.omicsonline.org
15 Elsevier Online Periodicals Repository https://www.elsevier.com/about/open-science
16 IEEE https://open.ieee.org/
Open Access E-Books
S.No Name of Provider e-Books database URL
1 Directory of Open Access Books http://www.doabooks.org/
2 E-Books Directory http://www.e- booksdirectory.com/listing.php?category=73
3 AMS Books http://www.ams.org/publicoutreach/math-history/math-history
4 Intech https://www.intechopen.com/books
5 Audio Books for Free  http://www.audiobooksforfree.com/screen_main.asp  
6 New Free Books http://newfreebooks.com/
7 ACS e-Books http://pubs.acs.org/search/advanced
8 Online book Page http://digital.library.upenn.edu/books/index.html
9 UC Press E-Books Collection http://publishing.cdlib.org/ucpressebooks/
10 GPO ACCESS http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/
11 INTERNET ARCHIVE http://archive.org/details/texts
12 PROJECT GUTENBERG http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Gutenberg:About
13 BOOKBOON http://bookboon.com
14 Free books Hub http://www.freebookshub.com/
15 World Book http://www.worldbook.com/
16 Books-On-Line.com  http://www.books-on-line.com/bol/default.cfm
17 Computer Books http://freecomputerbooks.com/
18 Page by Page Books Online http://www.pagebypagebooks.com/
19 Read Print http://www.readprint.com/
20 World e-book Library http://www.netlibrary.net/default.aspx
21 Biodiversity Heritage Library http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/
22 Free book centre http://www.freebookcentre.net
23 Comic books http://www.comicbookdb.com/
24 AR book find http://www.arbookfind.com
25 Read Print http://www.readprint.com/
26 Black book online http://www.blackbookonline.info/
27 Fiction db http://www.fictiondb.com/
28 E-Books www.pdfdrive.net
29 Open Access e-Books http://www.digitallibrary.edu.pk/OAEBooks.html
30 Free Tech Books http://www.freetechbooks.com/
31 Get free books https://Www.Getfreeebooks.Com/400-Free-Business-Sales-Career-Economics-And-Financial-Ebooks/#Humanresources
Open Access Institutional Repositories
S.No Name of Provider URL
1 KRISHIKOSH http://krishikosh.egranth.ac.in/
2 Journal of Digital Information http://journals.tdl.org/jodi/index.php/jodi
3 Indian Journals http://www.indianjournals.com/ijor.aspx
4 Journal of Engineering and Technology http://www.onlinejet.net/
5 International Journal of Online Engineering http://www.online-journals.org/i-joe/
6 Intelligent Control and Automation http://www.scirp.org/journal/ica/
7 International Journal of Computers Communications & Control http://univagora.ro/jour/index.php/ijccc/index
8 High Wire Press http://highwire.stanford.edu/lists/freeart.dtl
9 The Journal of Engineering (JoE) http://digital-library.theiet.org/content/journals/joe/
10 Journal of Information Technology in Construction http://www.itcon.org/
11 NISCAIR Online Periodicals Repository http://nopr.niscair.res.in/
12 National Institute of Technology - Rourkela http://dspace.nitrkl.ac.in/dspace/
13 West Bengal Public Library Network http://dspace.wbpublibnet.gov.in:8080/jspui/
To access Springer Nature - https://link.springer.com/
The Objectives of DELNET (Developing Library Network)
  • To promote sharing of resources among the libraries by developing a network of libraries, by collecting, storing and disseminating information and by offering computerized services to the users
  • To undertake scientific research in the area of Information Science and Technology, create new systems in the field, apply the results of research and publish them
  • To offer technical guidance to the member-libraries on collecting, storing, sharing and disseminating information
  • To coordinate efforts for suitable collection development and reduce unnecessary duplication wherever possible
  • To establish/facilitate the establishment of referral and /or research centers, and maintain a central online union catalogue of books, serials and non-book materials of all the participating libraries
  • To facilitate and promote delivery of documents manually or mechanically
  • To develop specialized bibliographic database of books, serials and non-book materials
  • To develop databases of projects, specialists and institutions
  • To possess and maintain electronic and mechanical equipment for speedy communication of information and delivery of electronic mail
  • To coordinate with other regional, national and international networks and libraries for exchange of information and documents
  • To access DELNET: http://164.100.247.26/
National Digital Library of India (NDLI)

NDLI is a project of the Ministry of Human Resource Development under the aegis of National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology (NMEICT) has entrusted IIT Kharagpur to host, coordinate and set-up National Digital Library towards building a national asset.

National Digital Library is a digital library that integrated all existing digitized and digital contents across Institutions of the nation and to provide a single-window access with e-learning facility to the users. NDL provides educational materials in various languages, in all disciplines. To make use of these resources, all faculty members, research scholars and students should register in NDL Portal.

The main objective of the digital library is to make quality digital educational resources available to all citizens of the country to empower, inspire and encourage learning.

To access NDLI: https://ndl.iitkgp.ac.in/

National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL)

NPTEL Open Course Ware is a Joint Initiative by 7 IITs and IISc, Bangalore Funded by MHRD, Govt. of India. It provides e-learning through online Web and Video courses in Engineering, Sciences, Technology, Management and Humanities.

Six major engineering disciplines covered and 260 courses available in phase-I. Twenty-three disciplines covered and 990 courses available in phase-II.

The main objective of NPTEL is to make learning material available to students of engineering institutions through easier means. The broad aim of the project is to facilitate the competitiveness of Indian industry in the global markets through improving the quality and reach of engineering.

To learn NPTEL Courses: https://nptel.ac.in/
To learn NPTEL Videos: http://172.16.250.30/

Swayam Prabha

To access Swayam Prabha: https://www.swayamprabha.gov.in/

EGyanKosh-Electronic Gyan (knowledge) and Kosh

A National Digital Repository to store, index, preserve, distribute and share the digital learning resources developed by the Open and Distance Learning Institutions in the country. Items in eGyanKosh are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved by IGNOU, unless otherwise indicated.

Study materials, audio video programmes and archives of radio & television-based live interactive sessions Access open to all through one time registration process Approximate 125,000 active registered users of the repository.

To Access EGyanKosh: http://egyankosh.ac.in/

E-Theses
S.No Name of Provider URL
1 Europe E-theses Portal http://www.dart-europe.eu/basic-search.php
2 British Library EThOS service https://ethos.bl.uk/Home.do
3 Netherlands https://www.narcis.nl/
4 PQDT Open http://pqdtopen.proquest.com/pqdtopen/search.html
5 Corvinus University dissertations http://phd.lib.uni-corvinus.hu/
6 Durham e-Theses http://etheses.dur.ac.uk/view/departments/
7 MIT Theses http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/7582
Shodhganga and ShodhGangotri

Shodhganga: a reservoir of Indian theses is a national digital repository of theses and dissertations with an intuitive interface which enables submission of electronic version of theses and dissertations by Universities in India and facilitates search, browse and downloading of theses available in the repository. It is maintained by INFLIBNET Centre, Ahmedabad.

Shodhganga provides access to Indian theses and dissertations in open access to world-wide academic community and making visibility of Indian research to other countries. It extend their access to plagiarism detection software to eligible universities.

Shodhgangotri: Indian research in Progress is a repository of the synopses and research proposals of the PhD programmes in Indian universities.

To Access Shodhganga: https://shodhganga.inflibnet.ac.in/
To Access Shodhgangotri: https://shodhgangotri.inflibnet.ac.in/

E-Patents
S.No Name of Provider URL
1 Indian Patent Search (IPAIRS) https://ipindiaservices.gov.in/publicsearch
2 Google Patents https://patents.google.com/
3 Free Patents Online (FPO)  http://www.freepatentsonline.com/
4 Espacenet Patent Search  https://worldwide.espacenet.com/
5 The Lens  https://www.lens.org/
6 US Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) https://www.uspto.gov/patent
Remote Access (Off Campus) to e-Resources of the Central Library
mLibrary app
  • Install mlibrary App from Google Play or App Store
  • The User Name and Password are the same as above
  • Provides Access to Our Subscribed E-Resources With Federated Search
  • Access to Academic Content Including eLearning and Multimedia at Your Fingertips
  • Access to Lakhs of E-Books, Thousands of E-Journals and Other Learning Resources from Anywhere, Any Time, On Any Device
  • Knowledge of the Latest Additions to the Library Collection
  • All Relevant Content Curated For Our Institute Are Now Available At One Place
  • Click Here Knimbus E-Library User Guide
LIBRARY SERVICES & FACILITIES
  • Reference and Information Services
  • Current Awareness Service [CAS]
  • Inter Library Loan [ILL]
  • Lending Service
  • Digital Library With CD / DVD’s
  • Scanning Facility
  • Printing Facility
  • Spiral Binding Facility
  • Reprographic Facility
  • Periodicals/ Magazines
  • OPAC
  • NPTEL / SwayamPrabha
  • E-Books & E- Journals [Springer Nature /J-GATE]
  • User Orientation Programme
  • New Arrivals Display
  • Previous University Question Banks with Answers
  • Institutional Member ship with DELNET,IETE, ICI and NDL
  • Fully Automated and Bar code System
  • Surveillance Camera Facility
  • Periodicals Bound Volumes
Current Awareness Service (CAS)

Announcement of the various institution regarding seminar, workshop and conferences etc will be displayed (Library Notice Board). Photocopies of the articles published by the faculty/students in various periodicals will be displayed and also send as e-mail to faculty, student and other staff in the name of News Paper Clippings.

Inter Library Loan (ILL)

Books (not available with us) may be obtained from other libraries on request. The institution is a Member in Developing Library Network (DELNET).

OPAC

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.URL: http://172.16.11.2:8080/AutoLib/

Reference and Information Services

The library maintains a separate reference collection consisting of encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, technical data, and CD-Rom etc. Reference books are marked by REFERENCE ONLY. Readers may approach the circulation section for information

Interaction Service

This is an e-mail service which enhance the interaction between the user and the library. Reminder will be given to return the long due library material.

Library Orientation

Central Library offers the orientation program to the students and others in the beginning of every academic year. Through this program, an effort is made to familiarize with the resources, services, and facilities offered by Central Library and its policies to use the same.

New Arrivals Section

In the New Arrivals section, one copy of the new title or new edition is displayed for one month for attracting the students and staff members for using the library effectively and at the same time updating theirknowledge.

DICTIONARIES

Dictionary.com - [http://dictionary.reference.com/] Dictionary.com one of the daily updating and most trusted free online dictionary. People can find the exact meanings,accurate definitions, spelling, grammar and synonymous quickly.

OXFORD DICTIONARIES ONLINE

Oxford - http://oxforddictionaries.com/ Best dictionary with lot of features such long meaning, synonyms and audio pronunciation and more. The Oxford Dictionary site have online World and US English words meanings with puzzles & games, tips & guidance about better writing, spelling, grammar and other resources.

CAMBRIDGE DICTIONARIES ONLINE

Cambridge - http://dictionary.cambridge.org/ Free online dictionary from Cambridge University Press. Cambridge dictionary have lot of features such long definition, audio pronunciation, synonyms, British Dictionary and more. Best site for students and English lovers.

ALLWORDS.COM

Allwords - http://www.allwords.com/ Its a Good online English dictionary with multiple language translation facility. Any words definition results can be translated into German, Dutch, French, Italian, and Spanish etc.

ONELOOK DICTIONARY

Onelook - http://www.onelook.com/ This English dictionary site support word’s meanings and definitions from many dictionaries at once. Also has a reverse dictionary and translations. This multiple dictionary resources highly useful for students and new learners.

YOURDICTIONARY.COM

Your Dictionary - http://www.yourdictionary.com/ Yourdictionary.com is an easy to understand site with example sentences, famous quotes and audio pronunciations. It also have some most wanted features like spelling check, pronunciation, thesaurus, business dictionary, computer dictionary and more

ALPHADICTIONARY

Alpha Dictionary - http://www.alphadictionary.com/index.shtml Another Free online English dictionary and grammars for 350 languages. Alpha dictionary also have multi searching feature it allow search for word meanings from more than 992 dictionaries. Some learning features for childrens like crossword puzzles, word games, language jokes, and lot.

ULTRALINGUA.COM

Ultralingua - http://www.ultralingua.com/onlinedictionary/dictionary Multilingual dictionary with translation options from English to French, Spanish and other European languages. It also providing Dictionary Software, Translation Software, Grammar Software and more

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