Central Library

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CENTRAL LIBRARY

Dr.Mahalingam College of Engineering and Technology has a good library for the benefit of students and faculties. The Central Library has good collection of books, journals, CDs and DVDs covering various branches of Engineering, Technology, Science and Humanities and other related fields. It is fully air conditioned and automated. It contains Lending Section, Reference Section, Journal Section, Gratis Section and Gandhi Study Centre. The transactions are carried out using Bar code Technology. It has memberships with Delnet, IETE and ISOI for resource sharing.

Physical Infrastructure

S.No

Section

Area (In Sq.ft)

1

Lending Section

7642.807 Sq.ft

2

Reference Section

4033. 45 Sq.ft

3

Journal Section

2401.859 Sq.ft

4

Gratis Section

1097.696 Sq.ft

5

Reading Room

 494.286 Sq.ft

6

Mahatma Gandhi Swami
Vivekanandar Study Center

3121.103 Sq.ft

Total

18791.201 Sq.ft

Library Timing

Lending Section

Monday to Saturday

8.00 am to 9.00 pm

Sunday & Holidays

9.00 am to 1.00 pm

Circulation Timings

Monday to Saturday

8.15 am to 7.00 pm

 Sunday & Holidays

  9.15 am to 12.00 pm

Reference Section

Monday to Saturday

8.30 am to 7.00 pm

Sunday & Holidays

Closed

Reading Room

Monday to Saturday

9.00 am to 6.00 pm

Sunday & Holidays

Closed

Gratis Section

Monday to Saturday

9.00 am to 6.00 pm

Sunday & Holidays

Closed

Journal Section

Monday to Saturday

10.00 am to 8.00 pm

Sunday & Holidays

Closed

Gandhi Study Center

Monday to Saturday

9.30 am to 4.30 pm

Sunday & Holidays

Closed

Library Collection

1

Books

60143

2

Titles

13499

3

Non-Book Materials(CD, DVD etc.,)

5208

4

National Journals

119

5

International Journals

99

6

E-Journals

275

7

Back Volumes

3796

8

Newspapers & Magazines

12

Newspapers

S.No

Name of the Newspapers

1

The Hindu

2

The Indian Express

3

Times of India

4

Deccan Chronicle

5

Business Line

6

Economic Times

7

Dinamalar

8

Dinamani

9

Dinathanthi

10

The Hindu Tamil

    Lending Section
    Reference Section
    Journal Section
    Gratis Section
    Gandhi Study Center
    Digital Library
    New Arrivals Display
    Back Volumes
    E-Resources Center
    Department Libraries
    OPAC & Computerized Library
    Collection of Question Papers
    Issue, Return & Renewal
    DELNET
    Document Delivery Services (DDS)
    Inter Library Loan (ILL)
    Autolib Library Software
    Subject Guide Board

Book Borrowing Eligibility

Students

Resource

UG Students

PG Students

Duration

Books

7

9

14 days

Back Volume

1

1

4 days

Non-Books(CD)

1

1

1 day

Staff

Resource

Teaching Faculty

Non-Teaching Staff

Duration

Books

6

2

30 days

Back Volume

1

1

4 days

Non-Books(CD)

1

1

1 day

Shelf Numbers – Department/Subject wise

Lending Section

Department/Subject

Shelf Numbers

 General

1-4 & 8-11

 Computer Science

5-7, 12-392 & 491-618

 Economics

393-406

 Book Bank

411-413 & 418-434

 Question Bank

407-410 & 414-417

 Civil

619-690

 Mechanical

691-862

 Automobile

863-877

 Electrical

878-972

 Production

973-982

 Mechatronics

983-992

 Instrumentation & Control

993-1012

 Electronics & Instrumentation

1013-1032

 Electronics

1033-1212

Lending Section Costly Books

Department/Subject

Shelf Numbers

 Civil

435-438 & 442-445

 General

439-441 & 446-448

 Electronics

449-452 & 456-459

 Electrical

453-455 & 460-462

 Mechanical

463-473

 Instrumentation & Control

474-476

 Computer Science

477-483

 Automobile

484-487

 Science & Humanities

488-490

Reference Section

Department/Subject

Shelf Numbers

 Hand Book

2000-2002

 Encyclopedia

2003-2005

 Year Book

2006

 Dictionary/Thesaurus

2007-2011

 Physics

2012-2035

 Chemistry

2036-2071 & 2259

 Mathematics

2084-2167 & 2260

 Competitive Exam/GATE

2168-2197

 Reference Book MECH

2198-2215

 Reference Book AUTO

2216-2218

 Reference Book CIVIL

2219-2239

 Reference Book ECE

2240-2257

 Reference Book ICE

2264-2269

 Reference Book E&I

2270-2275

 Reference Book EEE

2276-2281

 Reference Book CSE

2282-2311

 Tamil Novels

2312-2335 & 2363-2377

 English Novels

2336-2358 & 2378-2407

 English

2423-2446

Management Books

2072-2083 & 2261-2263

2408-2422 & 2359-2362

Gratis Section (“ G ” Books)

Department/Subject

Shelf Numbers

 Non-Book Materials

3000-3026

 Dictionary

3027-3029

 Hand Book

3030-3031

 General

3031

 Encyclopedia

3032-3034

 Competitive Books

3035

 Computer Science

3036-3065

 Electrical

3066-3076

 Instrumentation & Control

3077-3080

 Electronics & Instrumentation

3077-3080

 Civil

3081-3086

 Physics

3087-3093

 Chemistry

3094-3102

 Mathematics

3103-3128

 Electronics

3129-3144

 Economics

3145

 Management

3146-3150

 Mechanical

3151-3173

 Automobile

3174

   Any kind of marking, underlining, clipping of books is absolutely forbidden. Readers shall be held responsible for any damage done to the book belonging to the Library and shall be required to replace such book or pay the value thereof.

   Bags, Big handbags, Raincoat, Jerkin and Casual wears are strictly prohibited inside the library.

   Members are requested to keep their belongings at the entrance of the Library. However they are advised not to leave cell phones, purse, money, credit card and other valuables in the handbag outside the library. These items are liable to be lost.

   Library users are strictly prohibited from taking the borrowed and stamped books again inside the library.

   Books will not be issued to members on the ID card of others.

   If any book is lost or damaged beyond repair, the person responsible shall replace it with a new copy or pay double the cost of the recent price and handling charges or as may be decided by the Librarian.

   Membership Cards are not transferable. Books will not be issued to students on the Membership Card of staff members. Books will be issued subject to availability only.

   Absence from the college will not be considered as an excuse for the delay in the return of books.

   The Borrower will be responsible for any loss or non-return of any books issued against his / her library Card.

   Fine amount will not be collected from the students even though books are returned after the Due Date. But, No books will be issued to the students until the students return the book promptly which was already taken. Students’ library account will be locked for one month in case books are returned after the due date.

   Every Monday, Consolidated weekly overdue report (books yet to be returned) will be sent to all the departments and the faculty advisors will inform the students and counsel them.

   Overdue report will be displayed on the Central Library Notice Board every day.

   New books and journals received will be on display for a week.

   Reference books, Newspapers, Magazines, Journals may not be taken outside the library. They are meant for Reference Only.

   Library users are requested to follow the queue while they want to get books or return books.

   Library users are requested to check whether the book is in good condition, when they want to borrow books from the library.

   Library users are requested to write their name and sign in the book card while the book is borrowed.

   After the book is issued or returned, users are requested to confirm in OPAC whether the book has been issued or returned.

   Students are also permitted to recommend some important books to central library when they are in need of books. Books may be recommended with the approval of HOD.

   Strict and absolute silence must be observed in the Library. Cell Phone is strictly prohibited inside the Library.

   Under special circumstances, the Librarian may refuse the issue of books or recall the books already issued from any member without assigning any reason thereof.

   The Library may accept donation of manuscripts, books, periodicals etc. from the donors. Such donations once accepted will become the absolute property of the college.

Sl.No

Name

Qualifications

Designation

1.

 Dr.D.Balamurugan Ph.D Librarian

2.

 Mr.K.Subramanian MA, MLIS Associate Librarian

3.

 Ms.A. Lathamahes BA, MLIS, M.Phil Assistant Librarian

4.

 Ms.K. Tamilselvi BA, MLIS, M.Phil Assistant Librarian

5.

 Mr.V.R.Gopalakrishnan SSLC Senior Library Assistant

6.

 Mr.S. Saikarthikeya NCVT Library Assistant

7.

 Mr.M. Jothivijayakumar B.Com, MLIS Library Assistant

8.

 Ms.K. Kamalakanmani M.Sc Library Assistant

9.

 Mr.P. Karuppusamy B.Sc Library Assistant

10.

 Mr.M.Mani B.Com (CA) Library Assistant

11.

 Ms.K. Menakadevi B.Sc Library Assistant

12.

 Ms.R. Chitra BA, CLIS Library Attender

13.

 Mr.S.Boopathi SSLC Library Attender

14.

 Ms.D.Chithra CLIS Library Attender

Dr. D.Balamurugan

Librarian

Central Library

Dr.Mahalingam College of Engineering and Technology

Email          :        info@mcet.in

E-Resources (Remote access)

The Central Library facilitate off-campus (remote) access of subscribed e-resources such as SCIENCE DIRECT (Elsevier), DELNET, INFLIBNET, NDL to its registered users. In order to avail this facility, please contact library with remote access facility requisition form, which is available our college website in download link.

S.No

E-Resources

1 DELNET Developing Library Network     http://delnet.nic.in/
2 NLIST National Library And Information Services Infrastructure For Scholarly Content http://nlist.inflibnet.ac.in
3 ELSEVIER Science Direct http://www.sciencedirect.com/
4 NDL National Digital Library https://ndl.iitkgp.ac.in/
5 NPTEL National Programme on
Technology Enhanced Learning)
http://nptel.ac.in/
6 DTH Channels SwayamPrabha https://www.swayamprabha.gov.in/
7 NKN National Knowledge Network http://nkn.gov.in/
8 e-PG e-PG Pathshala http://epgp.inflibnet.ac.in/
9 INFLIBNET http://inflibnet.ac.in/library/
10 MALIBNET Madras Library Network http://lisgateway.com/
11 MHRD Ministry of Human Resource Development http://mhrd.gov.in/e-contents
12 UGC Infonet Digital Library Consortium https://www.inflibnet.ac.in/econ/eresource.php
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