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Library

Central Library

To promote a spirit of continuous learning among its students, S.A. Engineering College assures peaceful and enriching hours in the Central Library. One of the major highlights of the S.A. Engineering College is its 1371.52757952 Sq.M.. air conditioned central library that has a seating capacity of 300. It has about 55732 volumes and 17310 Titles of books and 9329 E-Books. In addition to which, the library also subscribes 98 Printed Journals, 1643 E- Journals and 88 Magazines. In this fully automated library, students and staff members can search the books by author, title, Acc. No. Publisher or subject heading and their availability. Each student is given 3 library books at a time and they have allocated library hours/week. The S.A. Engineering College Central Library is an institutional member of prestigious libraries such as the DELNET, AICTE – ELSEVIER, AICTE – IEEE Delhi.

LIBRARY RULES :

Library working hours is as follows :

Monday to Friday – 8.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m.

Saturday – 8.30 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.

  • Each student is allowed to draw three books from library. Teaching faculty can draw four books from library.
  • Merit Cards : The top three rankers in each class will be eligible for additional 2 books from library. The privilege will be continued so long as they continue to be one among the top 3 rankers in the class.
  • Students should show their identity cards to the librarian for the purpose of identification at the time of using any library facility and borrowing books.
  • Students should clarify themselves about the defacement of the book before they are taken out from the library on loan. Any subsequent complaint about the deficiency or defacement of the book will not be entertained. Any book found to be defective at the time of return will not be accepted and the concerned student should replace the book by a new one.
  • Any book reported to be lost by the borrower should be replaced by a new one, failing which the borrower should pay an amount twice the cost of the book lost.
  • Books other than reference books and journals will be issued to the students for a period of 15 days at the first instance with the provision for renewal for a further period of 15 days. Extension beyond the first renewal will be permitted only if there is no request for reservation of the book by any other user.
  • Reference books, Project Reports, Journals and Question papers will not be lent out. But, students can make photocopies to a bare minimum number of pages from the books.
  • Books should be returned on the due dates. Belated returns will be accepted only on payment of fine calculated as per the rules in force. Renewal of book can be done only on production of the book on the due date or earlier.
  • All library cards are to be returned to the library at the time of leaving the College failing which a fine amount of Rs.100/- per card or the cost of the book loaned on the card and not returned, whichever is higher will be collected.
  • Department Library is provided for easy access and preparation of notes for teaching by staff members.

Information and Reference Center

To promote a spirit of continuous learning among its students, S.A. Engineering College assures peaceful and enriching hours in the Central Library. One of the major highlights of the S.A. Engineering College is its 1371.52757952 Sq.M.. air conditioned central library that has a seating capacity of 300. It has about 55732 volumes and 17310 Titles of books and 9329 E-Books. In addition to which, the library also subscribes 98 Printed Journals, 1643 E- Journals and 88 Magazines. In this fully automated library, students and staff members can search the books by author, title, Acc. No. Publisher or subject heading and their availability. Each student is given 3 library books at a time and they have allocated library hours/week. The S.A. Engineering College Central Library is an institutional member of prestigious libraries such as the DELNET, AICTE – ELSEVIER, AICTE – IEEE Delhi.

Membership

  • Books will be issued only on of valid user ID card.
  • Books borrowed must be returned on or before the due date.
  • Only one renewal can be done at any one time.
  • Books will be renewed if there are no reservations.
  • Books will have to be physically presented for renewals.
  • Users are requested to verify the physical condition of the book/s before borrowing.
  • For late return of books, overdue charges will be collected as per rules in force.
  • Users are requested to deposit their bags/belongings (other than valuables) at the personal belongings counter.
  • Users are required to observe silence inside the library.
  • Misuse of library facilities is an offence and calls for punishment as decided by the competent authority.

Special features of central library

  • Qualified librarians ensure the best possible information services. Standard textbooks and books by well-known authors are stocked, and every effort is made to obtain all titles recommended by the faculty.
  • Multiple copies of popular books are bought to make them available to as many students as possible.
  • A copier facility is also provided for the benefit of those who access the library and fully automated for day-to-day operations, the library has a one  server and 20 clients.
  • All students and faculty of the institute are eligible for the membership of the library.
  • The Auto Lib software is used for Library Automation.
  • All the books are bar-coded in the library & barcode laser scanners are used in the circulation counter for book transaction.

Computer Infrastructure

  • IBM Server
  • 20 – Clients
  • Network connection through twisted –pair cable.
  • Internet Connectivity
  • 45Mbps Internet Speed
  • UPS

Library Resources

Total No. of Books 55732
Total No. of Titles 17310
Total No. of Reference Books 2923
Total No. of E-Books 9329
Total No. of National Journals (Printed) 98
Total No. of Magazines 90
IEEE online Journals 169
Delnet Online Journals 1066
Inventi Online Journals 34
Science Direct Elesiver 275
Total No. of Newspapers 12
Total No. of CDs 6478
Total No. of Question Bank 262
Total No. of Project Report 4132
Back Volumes 427
Library Area 14763Sq.f.
Square meter 1371.52757952 Sq.M.
Number of seats in reading space 14763Sq.f.
Library Area 300
Number of users (issue books) 150 per day
Number of Users (Reading Space) 500 per day

Library Services

  • Digital Library Service
  • Circulation Service
  • Reference Service
  • Inter Library Loan Service
  • News Paper Clipping Service
  • OPAC ( Online Public Access Catalogue)
  • Reservation
  • Internet Service
  • Intranet Service
  • Reprographic Service
  • e-journals access
  • e-Books downloadable service
  • NTPEL Video course service
  • News Paper Clipping Services
  • Anna University Question Bank Service (May 2015  and Nov. May 2016 in OPAC)
  • Book Bank Service
  • CD-Rom Search Service

Institutional Membership

  • IEEE -GIST
  • SCIENCE DIRECT ELSEVIER
  • DELNET  – (Developing Library Network   –  Delhi )
  • INDEST or other similar Membership (INDEST AICTE Consortium)

BORROWING ELIGIBILITY

Faculty 4 Books
Students 3 Books
Book Bank Students 6 Books

WORKING HOURS

Monday to Friday 8.00 am to 8.00 pm
Saturday 8.00 am to 4.05 pm
Sunday 8.00 am to 12.00 pm
Vacation 8.00 am to 8.00 pm

LIBRARY E – RESOURCES

IEEE Journals, Science Direct- Elsevier, DELNET, Inventi Journals 1642