Library


Nandha Engineering Central Library (NECL) is fully automated and specially designed to motivate the learning experience of faculty members and student community. It functions in three storeyed building with the area of 10800 square feet as the heart of Educational institutions. The main aim of library is to provide right source to right users at right time.


The collections of library include Books, Journals, Magazines, Project reports, Question Bank, Back volumes of Journals, Magazines and News papers in the field of Management studies, Science, Engineering and Technologies.


1. LEARNING SOURCES WITH LINK

The library has a unique website in the name of “Nandha Engineering College Library” (NECL). It has been designed with the help of free accessible online open source like books, journals, magazines, career and skills development, projects, scholarships, competitive exam portals etc by providing links. The main objective of website is “Save the time of the reader”. (4th law of Library Science).


1 Books Stack details, New arrivals & list of Titles Link
2 Journals (Print) List of Print Journals and Magazines – National and International Link
3 e – journals*  Link for Accessing – IEEE, J-Gate and ProQuest Link
4 e-books* Link for Accessing – J-Gate Book series, Audio&Video and Conference Proceedings Link
5 Shodhganga A reservoir of Indian theses Link
6 Databases DELNET, NPTEL, NDLI, INFLIBNET Link
7 Local and / or Remote access to library resources (Specify) All the above 

* Ask Library faculty to know the Username and Password for accessing subscribed sources remotely


2. OPEN ACCESS DATABASES (Link)


3. SECTIONS INTEGRATED IN THE LIBRARY

  • Reference Section
  • Periodical Section
  • Stack Section
  • Circulation Section
  • OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogues)
  • Digital Section
  • Reprographic Section

3.1 Reference Section

This section has more than 7731 volumes like highly valuable books, unique collections, GATE books, Dictionaries, Encyclopedias; Syllabus based text and reference books.

3.2 Periodical Section

The air-conditioned periodical section has 76 International Journals from the following various societies of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, USA


    • Computer Society
    • Computational Intelligence Society
    • Power Engineering Society
    • Power Electronics Society
    • Control System Society
    • Circuits & Systems Society
    • Solid-State Circuits Society
    • Professional Communication Society
    • Communication Society
    • Signal Processing Society
    • Broad Casting Technology Society
    • Minerals, Metals & Materials Society
    • Robotics & Automation Society
    • Nanotechnology Council
    • Vehicular Technology Society

along with 4 International Journals from American Concrete Institute (ACI) for Civil Engineering and 5 from American Computing Machinery (ACM) for Computer Science available for users. Apart from this, 102 National Journals from various Societies / Association/ Institutions among Engineering, Technology and Management and also 68 Technical Magazines are available with back volume facilities in this section.


A 50 inch TV is installed along with Doordharsan dish to telecast 32 educational channels launched by Swayam Prabha for supporting Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) facility in the Periodical Section.

 

3.3 Stack Section


The collection of Library books has reached around 62380 volumes and 19639 titles related to Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical, Electronics and Communication, Mechanical, Civil, Chemical, Agriculture, Biomedical and Business Administration. Books are arranged in filiatory sequence using DDC (Dewey Decimal Classification) and by author name alphabetically for easy accessing. It saves the time of users.



3.4 Circulation Section


Circulation section includes issue, return and renewal by the users using their Identity card. The Bar coding technology has been mapped with every user’s Identity card and also with library software to speed up the circulation process.


The library has 20 years digitalized question papers which are being sent to faculty members and student community as per their request through mail ID. The library has procured unavailable and rare books by using membership with Developing Library Network (DELNET). OPAC facility is available to facilitate online search of library sources by giving keywords like Title, Author, and Publisher etc.


3.5 OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogues)

 

Library is computerized with Campes – Lib : The Digital Librarian commercial software. By this software, OPAC facility is available at the entrance of library to facilitate online search of library documents available in the library by giving keywords like Title, Author, Publisher etc.,

 

3.6 Digital Section

The air-conditioned digital library is implemented with 32 desktop systems and 20 Laptops usable desk for accessing 200 IEEE, 2952 JGate, and 130 ProQuest online journals, 8820 e-books, 31,535 Audio Visual courses and 9202 Conference Proceedings with back volumes. It can be accessed inside the campus on 24X7 bases via Wi-Fi and also remote access by using User name and Password for IEEE and J-Gate.

 

There are 3019 e-Books, 863 e- Journals and e-Magazines as CDs, DVDs and VCDs. It also includes more than 375 NPTEL courses for teaching and learning purposes. It is networking with DELNET (Developing Library Network, New Delhi.) for resource sharing.

3.7 Working Hours

 

The library is kept open from 9.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m. in all working days.

4. FACULTY DETAILS

Sl.No. Staff Name Designation Qualification
1 Dr. K.Sadagoban Chief Librarian M.Sc., M.L.I.Sc.,M.Phil., Ph.D
2 Ms. P.Punithavathy Librarian M.A.,M.L.I.Sc., M.Phil
3 Mr. A. Ganeshamurthi Asst. Librarian B.A., M.L.I.Sc.
4 Ms. S. Rekha Library Asst. B.B.A., M.L.I.Sc.

 

5. BOOKS STATUS

 

Sl. NO. PROGRAMME NO.OF TITLES NO.OF VOLUMES
1 AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING 432 1151
2 ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE & DATA SCIENCE 258 781
3 BIO MEDICAL ENGINEERING 614 2503
4 CHEMICAL ENGINEERING 352 1244
5 CIVIL ENGINEERING 871 3749
6 COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING 1109 4230
7 CSE (CYBER SECURITY) 153 536
8 CSE (INTERNET OF THINGS) 142 525
9 ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING 1544 6257
10 ELECTRONICS AND COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING 1803 6935
11 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 904 3147
12 MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 1769 6333
13 M.E – CSE 511 1735
14 M.E – ED 339 1322
15 M.E – VLSI 233 990
16 M.E – Structural Engg 198 903
 Total (Engineering & Technology) 11232 42341
17 SCIENCE AND HUMANITIES 4132 7250
18 M . B . A 2789 7033
19 M . C . A 1486 5756
 TOTAL 19639 62380

 

6. PERIODICAL STATUS

S.No. Programmes JOURNALS  MAGAZINES
International National International National
1 ECE 6 6 5 6
2 EEE 6 6 2 6
3 CSE 6 6 3 4
4 I T 6 6 0 4
5 AI & DS 6 6 0 0
6 MECH 6 6 4 10
7 CIVIL 6 6 0 7
8 AGRI 6 6 0 10
9 CHEMICAL 6 6 0 7
10 BIOMEDICAL 6 6 0 0
11 M.E – CSE 6 6 0 0
12 M.E – EST 6 6 0 0
13 M.E – ED 6 6 0 0
14 M.E – SE 6 6 0 0
15 Sc., & Hum., 0 6 0 16
16 M.B.A 6 6 0 8
17 M.C.A 6 6 0 0
TOTAL 96 102 14 78
1 Engg & Tech 84 90 14 54
2 MBA 6 6 0 24
3 MCA 6 6 0 0
      TOTAL 96 102 14 78
TOTAL 198 92

 

7. TOTAL – OVERALL

 

BOOKS
Titles 19639
Volumes 62380
NON BOOKS
CDs/e-Books 3019
VCDs 346
DVDs 517
Projects 1111
NPTEL Courses 375
JOURNALS PRINT
International 96
National 102
ONLINE JOURNALS
IEEE – ASPP 200
J-Gate 2952
Inventi, ACM & ACI 62
Delnet – MBA 130
Total 3344
MAGAZINES PRINT
International 14
National 78
J – GATE ONLINE SOURCES
e-books 8820
Audio/Visual 31,535
Conference Proceedings 9202