Sri Shanmugha Educational Institutions

The SSCET takes pride in having a Library with build-up area of 454 Sq.m. It has a well-furnished reading hall. 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 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.

 

Library Timings 

Working Days

From

To

Working Hours 08:30 AM 06:30 PM
Issue / Return 08:45 AM 06:00 PM

Holidays

Working Hours 09:00 AM 05:00 PM
Issue / Return 09:30 AM 04:30 PM

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 23028 Volumes comprising of 4670 titles and 1343 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
  • Down To Earth
  • Open Source for you 
  • Employment News
  • English Today
  • Data Quest 
  • Voice Data
  • Bio Spectrum
  • Kisan world
  • Pasumai Vikatan
  • Tamil Computer
  • Motor India

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

a.E-Journals

Springer : https://link.springer.com/

 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/
  1. E-Books

 

EBSCO E-Book Collection : https://search.ebscohost.com/

 

 Open Access E – Books

S.No Name of e-Books database e-Books database URL
01 Directory of Open Access Books http://www.doabooks.org/
02 E-Books Directory http://www.e- booksdirectory.com/listing.php?category=73
03 AMS Books http://www.ams.org/publicoutreach/math-history/math-history
04 Intech https://www.intechopen.com/books
05 Audio Books for Free  http://www.audiobooksforfree.com/screen_main.asp  
06 New Free Books http://newfreebooks.com/
07 ACS e-Books http://pubs.acs.org/search/advanced
08 Online book Page http://digital.library.upenn.edu/books/index.html
09 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

 

  1. E-Databases

 

DELNET (Developing Library Network): http://164.100.247.26/      

National Digital Library of India (NDLI):https://ndl.iitkgp.ac.in/

NPTEL    To learn NPTEL Courses: https://nptel.ac.in/ 

              To access NPTEL Videos: http://172.16.250.30/

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

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

e pathashala: https://epathshala.nic.in/

e PG Pathashala:   http://epgp.inflibnet.ac.in/

 

  1. 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

 

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

 

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

 

  1. 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

 

  1.   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/
  1. Plagiarism Detection Software (PDS)

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 their knowledge.

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

HIGHER EDUCATION

ONLINE BOOK STORES

RESULTS

JOBS

GENERAL – TRANSPORT

National Informatics Centre (NIC)

 SEARCH ENGINES

  • Google
  • Yahoo
  • MSN
  • ALTAVSTA

NEWS

  • Press Trust of India
  • United News of India
  • United Press International (USA)
  • The press association Limited (UK)
  • DD News
  • All India Radio
  • NDTV
  • BBC
  • Puthiyathlaimurai Tv

SPORTS

  • Sports authority of India
  • BCCI
  • Indian Olympic Association