In the present age of information explosion, Libraries are backbone of any civilized
society and heart of any academic institution. Central Library of SSIET was established
in 2009 to supplement classroom teaching and to boost Research. Since then this
center of self-learning has been playing an important role in supplementing academic
activities and boosting research in the institute.
The library established since the inception of the institute is a well managed
one and provides the following categories of service to its readers:
- Routine issue of books
- Reference service
- Reprographic service
- Reading room service
- Internet surfing
- Online accessing of various International journals
- Maintaining and enriching of the Departmental libraries
- SC/ST Book Bank
- Scholar Book Bank for meritorious students
Keeping in view the fast changes in technology, the knowledge base of the library
is updated regularly by way of adding new literature in the form of text books,
reference books, reports, proceedings, abstracts & indexes, encyclopedias, data
books, standards (National & International) Journals & database on CD-ROM. Apart
from adding the new literature, the basic literature is also procured for the new
programmes along with current one.
A large number of Encyclopedias, Handbooks, Standards, Reports, Proceedings, Abstracts
&Indexes, Data Books, standards, (National & International), Previous years’ University
examination question papers are available in the section. At a time approximately
500 students can seat in the calm and quiet reading room for pursuing their day
to day studies. It remains open till 9:00 PM in the night. Separate reading room
facilities are provided for faculty and research scholars.
Additional Reading Section
The library also has a collection of good books on English and Hindi Literature
for leisure reading and on the other important subjects like History, Sociology
Journals being the primary source of information are essential to supplement the
research activities and are required regularly, Hence Library has good collections
of Indian and foreign journals on various subjects of Science &Technology. Back
volumes of Journals subscribed by the Institute are also housed in this section.
A number of foreign & Indian journals are being subscribed on-line to facilitate
the ongoing research activities & to expand the areas of future research activities.
The online Journals are being subscribed including DELNET.
The facilities like Photocopy, Printing, Scanning, etc. are provided to the students
on payment basis within the premises of the library.
CD-Rom Access to Engineering & Scientific Data Base
Various CD-ROM database i.e.
BIS, ASTM, EI-index etc. are being subscribed. Apart from these databases,
library also has a good collection of books on CD-ROM and video recordings.
Automation of Library & Services
To keep pace with ongoing technological changes the library records have been computerized
for making it accessible to the faculty & students at their work places which not
only save the time but also make the simultaneous multiple access of information
which otherwise is not possible in print formats. Online Public Access Catalogue
of books, Journals CDs and Videos available in the library is accessible to the
users on intranet. Several useful resources on engineering and technology available
on internet have been identified and links are made available on the library Web
page of the institute.