Sri Shanmugha Educational Institutions

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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



  • 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



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


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


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 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 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 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.


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


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.


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.


  • 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


  • The Hindu
  • The New Indian Express
  • The Times of India
  • Business Line


  • Previous Year Question papers
  • 249 Project Reports
  • 301 Back Volumes


Springer :

 Open Access E – Journals Name of Provider e-Journals database  URL
1 Directory of Open Access Journals
2 BioMed Central
3 Scientific Research Publishing
4 Springer Open Journals
5 Trans stellar Journal Publications and Research Consultancy
6 Science Publications:
7 Research India Publications
8 International Association of Engineering and Management
9 Seventh Sense Research Group
10 IBIMA Publishing
11 Indian Academy of Sciences
12 Hindawi publishers
13 CSC Open-Access Library
14 OMICS International
15 Elsevier Online Periodicals Repository
16  IEEE
  1. E-Books


EBSCO E-Book Collection :


 Open Access E – Books

S.No Name of e-Books database e-Books database URL
01 Directory of Open Access Books
02 E-Books Directory http://www.e-
03 AMS Books
04 Intech
05 Audio Books for Free  
06 New Free Books
07 ACS e-Books
08 Online book Page
09 UC Press E-Books Collection
14 Free books Hub
15 World Book
17 Computer Books
18 Page by Page Books Online
19 Read Print
20 World e-book Library
21 Biodiversity Heritage Library
22 Free book centre
23 Comic books
24 AR book find  
25 Read Print
26 Black book online
27 Fiction db
28 E books
29 Open Access e-Books
30 Free Tech Books
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):      

National Digital Library of India (NDLI):

NPTEL    To learn NPTEL Courses: 

              To access NPTEL Videos:

Swayam Prabha :


e pathashala:

e PG Pathashala:


  1. E-Theses Name of Provider URL
1 Europe E-theses Portal
2 British Library EThOS service
3 Netherlands
4 PQDT Open
5 Corvinus University dissertations
6 Durham e-Theses
7 MIT Theses


Shodhganga and ShodhGangotri


To Access Shodhganga:


To Access Shodhgangotri:


  1. E-Patents Name of Provider URL
1 Indian Patent Search (IPAIRS)
2 Google Patents
3 Free Patents Online (FPO)
4 Espacenet Patent Search
5 The Lens
6 US Patent and Trademark Office (PTO)


  1.   Open Access Institutional Repositories Name of Provider URL
2 Journal of Digital Information
3 Indian Journals
4 Journal of Engineering and Technology
5 International Journal of Online Engineering
6 Intelligent Control and Automation
7 International Journal of Computers Communications & Control
8 High Wire Press
9 The Journal of Engineering (JoE)
10 Journal of Information Technology in Construction
11 NISCAIR Online Periodicals Repository
12 National Institute of Technology – Rourkela
13 West Bengal Public Library Network
  1. Plagiarism Detection Software (PDS)


  • 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).


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:

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 – [] 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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – 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.


Your Dictionary – 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


Alpha Dictionary – 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 – 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






National Informatics Centre (NIC)


  • Google
  • Yahoo
  • MSN


  • 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 authority of India
  • BCCI
  • Indian Olympic Association