LIBRARY AND RESOURCE CENTRE

The institute has a well-maintained library which is accessible to students from 8:00 am to 8:00pm.

The library has access to various online resources like IEEE-E-Journals, Taylor and Francis E-Journals, VTU Consortium, Elsevier Science Direct and many more.

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About Library

The EPCET Central Library was started in the year 1997 with a small collection of books. The present library is built on an area of 650 sqm with 100 user seating capacity and it is furnished with modern furniture. The Central Library is centrally situated and easily accessible to all the departments in the campus. The library serves the information needs of the students, research scholars, teaching faculty and non-teaching staff of the College. The library has a large collection of 42 thousand volumes, in various subjects, are very useful to all users. In addition to book collection, the library concentrates on subscribing for the journals and learned periodicals which are very useful for the College research works. It aims to achieve this, through acquisition, organization and dissemination of latest library materials and providing information resources to the users from its rich and diverse collections and help in the development of highly motivated, knowledgeable, skilled and talented staff. Automation of Library housekeeping operations carried out by using EASYLIB Software and DDC classification scheme has been followed to classifying library books. OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) facility is available at the library entrance to facilitate online search of books available in the library with Title, Author, Keyword and Subject search options. Digital Library services are available to the users with 30 systems at free of cost. E- Journals, E-books and databases are subscribed through VTU-Consortium, DELNET & NDL etc. Number of open access journals, databases, Syllabus copies, previous question papers and other useful resources are available for the academic community. CDs/DVDs are available.

Library Statitics

1 TOTAL NO. OF VOLUMES (UG / PG) 42910
2 TOTAL NO. OF TITLES 9167
3 TOTAL NO. OF PRINT JOURNALS 48
4 TOTAL NO. OF PRINT MAGAZINES 26
5 BOUND VOLUMES 116
6 NO. OF NEWS PAPERS 06
7 Project Reports 250

E-Resources Subscribed for VTU Consortium:

Sl.No PUBLISHERS TYPE OF E-RESOURCES BRANCHES / SUJECT URL LINKS QR LINKS
1 IEEE E-JOURNALS=198 Engineering and Allied Branches of Engg. Click Here IEEE
2 ELSEVIER-SCIENCE DIRECT E-JOURNALS=298 E-BOOKS=436 Engineering and Allied Branches of Engg. Click Here ELSEVIER
3 SPRINGER NATURE E-JOURNALS=690 E-BOOKS=12062 Engineering and Allied Branches of Engg. Click Here SPRINGER
4 TAYLOR & FRANCIS E-JOURNALS=585 E-BOOKS=4950 Engineering and Allied Science Click Here TAYLOR
5 PROQUEST E-JOURNALS=4900 Engineering and Allied Science Click Here PROQUEST
6 EMERALD-Mgt E-JOURNALS=212 Management Click Here EMERALD
7 NewAge International E-Books=220 Engineering and Allied Branches Click Here NewAge
8 MCGRAW HILL EDUCATION E-Books=492 Engineering and Allied Science Click Here MCGRAW
9 KNIMBUS-REMOTE ACCESS REMOTE ACCESS SERVICES eLibray Mobile App Engineering and Allied Branches of Engg. Click Here KNIMBUS
10 DRILLBIT-TOOL Plagiarisum Detection software All Staff & PG Students Click Here DRILLBIT
11 DELNET- Remote Access E-books, E-RareBooks, E-Journals, Inter Library Loan Engineering and Allied Science Click Here DELNET
12 National Digital Library of India -NDLI E-Resources Engineering and Allied Science Click Here EMERALD
13 VTU-Library Open Access E-Resources ( E-Books E-Journals ) Engineering and Allied Science Click Here Library
14 VTU-Previous Year Question Papers Soft Copy / PDF UG / PG Click Here EMERALD
15 VTU-Sylabus Copies Soft Copy / PDF UG / PG UG-Click Here
PG_Click Here
EMERALD
16 VTU-E-Cotent / Materials Soft Copy / PDF UG / PG Click Here EMERALD
17 Project Reports List UG / PG Click Here Project
18 OPAC-EASYLIB BOOK SEARCH 24/7 ACCESS Click Here EMERALD

List of Quick Links

VTU CONSORTIUM REMOTE ACCESS-KNIMBUS
Link
DELNET WEB-ADDRESS
Link
FOR SEARCHING EPCET LIBRARY BOOKS (OPAC)
Link
NPTEL VIDEOS WEB-ADDRESS
Link
NDL (NATIONAL DIGITAL LIBRARY OF INDIA)
Link
SWAYAM ONLINE EDUCATIONAL PORTAL
Link
SHODHGANGA FOR EPCET Under VTU
Link
OPEN ACCESS THESIS & DISSERTATIONS
Link
SHODHGANGOTRI ONLINE REPOSITORY FOR RESEARCH IN PROGRESS
Link
OPEN ACCESS ONLINE ALL E-RESOURCES
Link
EPCET - IRINS
Link
PDF Drive E-Books
Link
FOR LEARNING FREE ONLINE COURSES
Link
  1. Total area of the library: 650 Sqm
  2. Seating capacity of the library: 100
  3. Reprographic facility (Yes/No): YES
  4. Library networking facility (Yes/No): YES
  5. Books issued to the faculty & Students: 04 Books for Students & 06 Books for Staff
  6. Compact disk / DVD: 1431
  7. Library management software: Easylib software
  8. Classification of Scheme – DDC

Library Facilities And Services

  • CIRCULATION SECTION
  • PERIODICAL SECTION
  • REFERENCE SECTION
  • DIGITAL LIBRARY SECTION
  • NEW PAPERS SECTION
  • Non Book Material CD/DVD section
  • Discussion Room section
  • VTU previous year Question Papers
  • Inter Library Loan(ILL)-Delnet
  • Wi-Fi Enabled Library
  • Photocopy Service facility
  • SC/ST Book Bank Facility
  • Career Development/Enhancement Materials
  • Book Reservation facility
  • Online OPAC Facility
  • Internet Access facility
  • New Arrivals Display
  • Personal Books Reading section
  • E-Resources Delivery Facility
  • Competitive Exam Materials facility

Library Staff

Sl.No Name Qualifications Designation
1 Mr. BASKAR .B BLISc., MLISc.,M.Phil CHIEF LIBRARIAN
2 Mrs. HASSAINA MLISC LIBRARIAN
3 Mr. SHRINIVASA BA.,MLISc., ASST.LIBRARIAN
4 Miss. BHAVYA. DR MLISC LIBRARY ASSISTANT
5 Mrs. SORAJA BHAI SSLC ATTENDANT
6 Mrs. SANGEETHA SSLC ATTENDANT

LIBRARY ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEMBERS:

Sl.No Name of the Staff Designation Position
1 Dr. Mrityunjaya Vithal Latte Principal Chairperson
2 Dr. G.S Yogesh Vice-Principal &ECE; HOD Head
3 Mr.Baskar.B Chief Librarian-Library Secretary
4 Dr.Doraswamy. H.S Professor & HOD-Maths Member
5 Mr.Pavan Kumar.RB Assistant Professor-CSE Member
6 Mr. Srinivas Y.C Assistant Professor-Physics Member
7 Mrs.Rebecca Sandra Assistant Professor-ISE Member
8 Dr.Navya.V Associate Prof-ECE Member
9 Mr. Sandesh Gwoda K V Assistant Professor-MECH Member
10 Mr.Purushothaman.M Assistant Professor-IOT Member
11 Mr.Sudhanshu Saurabh Assistant Professor-AIDS Member
12 Prof.Rajani.V Akki Assistant Professor-CIVIL Member

Library Rules & Regulations

  1. Library timings: 8:00 A.M to 8:00 P.M (Monday to Friday) & 9:00 A.M to 4:30 P.M (weekends & holidays)
  2. Readers should observe strict silence inside the Library.
  3. Always carry the Identity card and must be produced whenever asked for.ID card is mandatory for borrowing books.
  4. The personal belongings are not allowed inside the Library and all such items are to be kept in the library property counter.
  5. Library cards are not transferable.
  6. Each student can borrow 4 books from the library for the load period of 30 days.
  7. If a book is not returned to the library, when due, the borrower will be fined Rs.5/- per day.
  8. Students are required to sign in the Gate register while entering and exit
  9. Use of Mobile phones is not permitted inside the Library premises.
  10. Users are not allowed to carry eatables/drinks inside the Library premises.
  11. Readers are not allowed to bring their personal books inside the Library.
  12. Marking, scratching, damaging, mutilating, stealing, library materials or property will invite disciplinary action against the defaulters.
  13. Readers should not talk or discuss as they may disturb other readers.
  14. No library material can be taken out of the library without permission.
  15. Loss of borrowed material must be immediately reported. The replacement charge (double the current price) for lost material will also include overdue charges if applicable.
  16. The library shall not be responsible for any loss or damage of the personal belongings of the users.
  17. Don’t misplace the Library books from the library racks.
  18. Any issued book taken out of the library should be kept outside.
  19. The Librarian reserves the right to suspend the membership of any member found misbehaving with the library staff or with any other member.
  20. The library follows open access system. All books/journals taken out of the rack should not be replaced by users after referring/reading. Such books should be left on the table itself.
  21. Reference books are not issued to home reading.

Contact Details:

Mr. Baskar .B
Chief Librarian

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