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Central Library

Suresh Harmukh
Librarian
Library_sscet@rediffmail.com

The Central Library plays a vital role in acquisition, organization and dissemination of knowledge. It has an excellent collection of books, CDs, newspapers, print & electronic journals, magazines; both national as well as international. Therefore, the students of this college are relegated to a feast of the latest and most happening literature in the field of science and technology. It has adequate infrastructure to meet its requirements, has computerized all its operation using software developed in house. For a bookworm or a person who really craves to acquire knowledge, the library, situated in the Advait Bhavan, is the place. The timings have been so set, as to make it convenient for the students as well as the staff to refer and study at their convenience. The Reference Section is open from 8 am to 8 pm and the Issue Section is kept open from 9 am to 5 pm.

Students may avail themselves of 63039 books, of which 51071 books may be got issued and the balance 11968 books referred to in the library itself. At a time Pharmacy Students are entitled to get 3 books, while BE, MCA , MBA and ME students may get 4 books issued in their names. Teaching staff may get 10 books issued and other staff members are entitled to get 2 books issued at a time. As an added incentive to class toppers, provisions have been made for issuance of an additional number of 3 books for the 1st ranker, 2 books for 2nd rankers and 1 book for 3rd rankers. Duration of loan period is one month for students and three months for staff.

Our library is an institutional member of the following organization

DELNET (Developing Library Network)

IRC (American Information Resource Centre, Mumbai)

As proof of our versatility and determination to give our staff and students the best and latest in information and technology, we have also made provisions for following facilities;

E-Resources:

  1. IEL( IEEE/IEE Electronic Library) online : Latest Electrical, Electronics & Computer Science literature. Access to publications of IEEE covers more than 950,000 documents including 120 journals, Transactions & 30 Magazines.
  2. ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers): It Provides important literature in mechanical & mechatronics conducts one of the world's largest technical publishing operations holds more than 30 technical conferences and 200 professional development courses each year.
  3. Springer Verlag’s Link: Incorporates topics in the fields of Engineering, Electrical, Electronics & Computer Science these topics has been selected, keeping in mind the needs of Engineering institutions offering UG and PG Courses. The Resources include over 134 journals.
  4. J-GATE: It Provides important literature in mechanical & mechatronics conducts one of the world's largest technical publishing operations holds more than 30 technical conferences and 200 professional development courses each year.