CENTRAL LIBRARY

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY KURUKSHETRA




The Library initially set up in 1965 has grown in size, collection and services. Presently NIT Kurukshetra has a very spacious Library with good collection of documents which includes text and reference books, video cassettes, CD- ROMs and large number of Print & Online Journals and e-books. With its growing resources, space & services, the Library caters to the need of faculty, research scholars and students.


FACILITIES & SERVICES


Library Collection

Indian & International Standards

Total Floor Area & Reading Space

Reprographic Services

Book Bank

Reference Services

Library Hours

Binding

Library Automation

Library Membership & Loan privileges

Video Cassettes & CD-ROMs

Loss of Books

Current Journals

Care of Books

INDEST – e-Resources

Contact Person

JCCC

Stack Guide

NPTEL Web & Video Courses



Library Collection

(as on 31.12.2013)

Library Books

:

52893

Book Bank

:

93146

Back Sets

:

7097

Standards

:

10097

VHS/CDs/DVDs

:

1284

e-Books

:

7807

Thesis

:

3616

Total Documents

:

175940





 

Total Floor Area & Reading Space

The Library is a growing organism. To meet all the requirements sufficient space has been added for stacking, reading and other services. The Library has a reading capacity for 450 readers and sufficient space for stacking new documents, digital library and Audio Visual Centre. The total area of the library at present is 36711sq-ft. 

Book Bank Facilities

            The Institute has a strong Book Bank collection, which caters to the needs of all the students for all the semesters including MBA & MCA. SC/ST students are given priority for issue of books. They are given 8 books for a semester without any charges. General category students are given 5 books for a semester without any fee and they can get five additional books against payment of Rs.30/- per book for a full semester.


            The facility of Book Bank is also extended to M. Tech. students. They can get the books issued for full semester against payment of Rs.30/- per book.

Library Hours

            Reading Facilities                        :           24 x 7

            Stack & circulation

            All Working Days                            :           08.30 AM to 08.00 PM

            Saturdays, Sunday & Holidays         :           10.00 AM to 05.00 PM


Library Automation System, Web-OPAC & Circulation

Library is providing automated services in all sections of the Library using LIBSYS Software. Database of the Library is updated regularly and Readers can search the documents using Web-OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue).

All the books are bar-coded and members are also given Bar-Coded membership card for smooth circulation of documents in the Library.

 

Video Cassettes & CD-ROM Facilities

 

            The Library has procured 663 educational video cassettes prepared by IITs and other agencies for self-learning. We have procured 61 CDs covering various areas of knowledge. A separate Audio-Visual Centre is set up to promote the use of such non-book material.       

The Library has a CD/DVD/NAS  Server with 4TB (4000 GB) capacity and 40 computers. The server is capable to catch 1500-2000 CDs/DVDs at a time. All the CDs received with books and magazines are loaded on the server. The information loaded on the server can be viewed/used by students and faculty members and other readers through Library Intranet.

Current Journals

            The Library subscribes to 130 Print and App. 4500+ Online Journals in the field of Science and Technology. A number of complimentary copies are also received by it. This list of Journals is displayed in Periodical Section of the Library and also available on the Library Intranet.

 INDEST – e-resources

The NITK Library is a core member of Indian National Digital Library in Engineering Science and Technology (INDEST) Consortium set up by MHRD. Approximately 4500+ e-resources are subscribed/provided through the Consortium. To access online resources in the Institute premises, the library is providing services through internally maintained web server. All these resources/e-journals can be accessed through library Intranet site http://172.16.0.52. The site provides the direct links to the following e-resources:


Sr. No

Electronic Resources

URL

No. of Titles

Subscribed Through INDEST Consortium
1.        
ACM

http://portal.acm.org/dl.cfm/

32
2.        
ASCE

www.pubs.asce.org/journals/jrns.html

30
3.        
ASME

www.asme.org/pubs/journals/

22
4.        
ASTM Jrls+ Standards

http://journalsip.astm.org/

6 + Standards
5.        
JCCC

www.jccc-indest.informindia.co.in/

-
6.        
IEL

www.ieeexplore.ieee.org/

219
7.        
Nature

www.nature.com

1
8.        
Proquest

www.il.proquest.com./pqdauto/

1500+
9.        
Science Direct

www.sciencedirect.com/

481
10.    
Springer

www.link.springer.de/

1300+

11.    
Project MUSE

http://muse.jhu.edu/

-
12.    
Annual Reviews

http://www.annualreviews.org/

 
13.    
Indian Standards

Intranet Version

-
Directly Subscribed by the Institute
14.    
Springer Back Files

(Engg & Comp Sc)

www.link.springer.de/

From Vol. 1 Issue 1
15.    
Science Diect Back Files

(Engg & Comp Sc)

www.sciencedirect.com/

From Vol. 1 Issue 1
16.    
LNCS

www.link.springer.de/

-
17.    
Springer eBooks

www.ebooks.springerlink.com/

5900+
18.    

Taylor & Francis

http://journalsonline.tandf.co.uk/

245

19.    
Emerald

http://www.emeraldinsight.com/

168
20.    

Wiley (2008)

http://journalsip.astm.org/

53

21.    
SIAM (2008-09)

Intranet Version

14
22.    
Cambridge 

http://journals.cambridge.org/

42
23.    
Oxford University Press

http://oxfordjournals.org/

26
24.    
NPTEL Web &Video Courses

Intranet Version

-



 

 User can directly visit the sites for search of Journals, Proceedings of Conferences, Standards, articles etc. covered under respective e-resources.

(i)   Search Journal by keyword facility is provided to find any Journal by keyword.

(ii)  An Alphabetic list of Journals/Conferences etc. is provided with links to Full Text.



JCCC: J-Gate Custom Content for Consortia

JCCC-INDEST is J-Gate Custom Content for the INDEST consortium set up by the MHRD. It provides the facility to users of NITs to access the journals subscribed by all the IITs and IISc. If a journal is not subscribed by NIT Library and is available with any IIT or IISc, a user can send the online request for an article. The copy of requested article is supplied by the concerned IITs/IISc to the NIT Library.

 

NPTEL Web & Video Courses:


The Library has procured NPTEL Web & Video Courses designed & developed by IIT, Chennai in various discipline of Engineering & Sciences for the use of Faculty Members, Research Scholars & Students. Users can access these video courses through Library intranet site http://172.16.0.52.

Indian & International Standards

(i)      All Indian Standards are available through INDEST on CD (Intranet). Users can view, browse and take the print from their offices through LAN.

(ii)      The Library Intranet site has Full-Featured Search Engine for IS Codes. A user can search for a particular IS Code either by its code number or by a specified keyword. Search with in a Search feature is also provided.

(iii)     The Library also has a print version of 9979 Indian Standards and good number of British and Australian Standards including IRC Codes. 

Reprographic Facilities

            A contractor is appointed to provide the Reprographic Services to the readers. Reproduction from books, periodicals & other material is provided @ 50 paisa per copy.


Reference Service

            The Reference Sources provide current information on a wide range of subjects. Documents which are only for in-house reference includes dictionaries, encyclopedias, hand-books, year books, Atlas etc. These are arranged in separate shelves. Qualified and trained library personnel are on duty to help the users to locate any desired information.

Binding

            The Library has its own bindery, which binds books, college reports and undertakes binding work for the departments and others. The Library is equipped with

i)        Cutting Machine

ii)       Stitching Machine

iii)     Spiral Binding Machine

iv)     Lamination Machine

  Library Membership & Loan privileges 

            Students, Teachers, Research Scholars and staff of the Institute are admitted as members of the library on the recommendation of the Head of the department/section concerned. Library membership forms can be obtained and submitted at the circulation counter in the library. The number of books that may be borrowed by each category of members and the period of loan is as under:


Category of Members

No. of Books Loan

Period of

Teachers

20

One Month

Research Scholars

5

One Month

M.Tech

5

One Month

B.Tech.

3

14 days

Other Staff (Non-Teaching)

5

One Month

­            Conditions on Loans

i)                    The Librarian reserves the right to recall any book issued to the members even prior to the due date of return.

ii)                  Reference books, theses and other special reading materials shall not ordinarily be loaned to members.

iii)                Bound volumes of periodicals will be lent to teachers only.

iv)               Unbound periodicals may only be borrowed by teachers only. However, the latest issue shall not be lent out.

v)                 Members should return Library books before the due date, failing which an over due charge of Rs. 1.00 per day per book shall be levied up to 15 days and thereafter, Rs. 2.00 per day per book.

Loss of Books

Members shall have to replace the books lost by them or will have to pay double the price of the book. If a book so lost belongs to a set and is not available separately the members shall have to replace the whole set or pay double the price of the set.

 

Care of Books

I)                             The Library books are for the benefit of not only the present but also for the future members of the Library. They should, therefore, be handled with every care and consideration.

II)                           Damaging and defacing of books is highly objectionable and may lead to cancellation of membership privileges and replacement of damaged book by a new one.


Contact Person  

 

Name

Designation

Phone

E-Mail


Internal

External

Dr. Krishan Gopal

Librarian

281

238544

233281

kgopalnitk@yahoomail.com

Office

285

233285

librariannitk@yahoomail.com

Acquisition Section

284

233284

librariannitk@yahoomail.com

Technical Section

283

233283


Circulation Section

292

233292


Periodical Section

289

233289

librariannitk@rediffmail.com

Computer Section/e-resources

288

233288

librariannitk@rediffmail.com

Book Bank

286

233286


Binding Section

287

233287




Stack Guide 


COMPUTER ENGINEERING

003.54             Information Technology

004.16             Microcomputer/Microprocessor

004                  Computer Science/DataProcessing

004.35             Parallel & Distribute Processing

004.22             Computer Architecture

005.1               Software Engineering.

005.133           Programming Language

005.43             Operating Systems

005.74             Database Management

006.33             Expert Systems

006.3               Artificial Intelligence

006.3               Computer Graphic

 

MECHANICAL

620                  Engineering

620.00452       Reliability Engineering

620.1               Applied Mechanics

620.11             Engineering Materials

620.112           Strength of Materials

620.1123         Elasticity and Plasticity

620.1124         Stress and Strains

620.1129         Materials, Elect/Mech

620.16             Metal Properties & Tests

620.3               Mechanical Vibration

621.042           Energy Engineering

621.1/.2           Fluid Mechanics

621.1               Stream Power Engineering

621.2               Hydraulics Power Engineering

621.26             Hydraulics Machinery

621.402           Heat Engineering

621.4021         Thermodynamics

621.4022         Heat Transfer

621.43             Internal Combustion Engines

621.47             Solar Energy Engineering

621.48             Nuclear Engineering

621.56             Refrigeration & Aircondition

621.75             Machine Shop Practice

621.81             Mechanism & Machine Theory

621.815           Machine Design

621.82             Engineering Design

621.83             Gears

621.86             Material Handling Equipment

621.89             Lubrication/Tribology

621.9               Machine Tools

629.1               Aerospace Engineering

629.2               Automobile Engineering

650                  Business Management

658                  Management

658.3               Personal Management

658.5               Industrial Engg/ Production Mgt.

658.8              Marketing Management

669                  Metallurgy

670                  Manufacturing Technology

671                  Workshop Technology

681                  Precision Mechanisms

681.2               Industrial Instrumentation

744.442           Engineering & Mech. Drawing

774                  Holograph

ELECTRICAL

621.3               Electrical Engineering

621.31             Electric Power Generat

621.313           Electric Machine

621.316           Electromagnetic Engineering

621.317           Electrical Control

621.319           Electric Power Transmission

621.3191         Electric Power Systems

621.3192         Network Analysis/Synthesis

621.32             Illumination Engineering/Lightning

621.3692         Fiber Optics

621.37             Electrical Measurement

621.374           Instrumentation



ELECTRONICS

621.381           Electronics Engineering.

621.3813         Microwave Electronics

621.3815         Circuits Electronics

621.38151       Electronic Tubes

621.38152       Semiconductors

621.381528     Transistor Circuits

621.38153       Circuits, Electronics Design

621.3817         Micro Electonics

621.38173       Integrated Circuits

621.382           Communication Engineering.

621.384           Radio/Engineering

621.388           Television

629.8               Automatic Control Engineering

629.892           Robots Computer Science

629.83             Feedback Control Systems

629.895           Computer Control.

 

CIVIL ENGINEERING

523                  Astronomy

526.9               Surveying

550                  Geology

551.22             Earthquakes

551.4               Geomorphology

551.49             Ground Water

624                  Civil Engineering

624.15             Foundation Engineering

624.151           Soil Mech.

624.154           Pile Foundation

624.17                    Structural Theory/Analysis

624.18                     Steel Structures

624.183           Reinforced Concrete

624.2               Bridges

625                           Transportation Engg./Railways

625.7               Roads & Highways

627                  Hydraulic Engineering

627.52             Irrigation Engineering

627.8               Hydraulic Structures

628                  Public Health Engineering

628.1               Water Supply Engineering

628.2               Sewerage

628.3               Sewage Treatment

628.5               Pollution & Industrial Sanitation

631.4               Soil Conservation

690                  Building Construction

691                  Building Material

693.5               Concrete Construction

721                  Architectural Construction


MATHEMATICS

510                  Mathematics

511.8               Algorithms

512                  Algebra

515.3               Differential Calculus

516                  Geometry

517                  Numerical Analysis

519                  Statics

519.2               Probabilities

519.4               Numerical Analysis

519.9               Optimization

519.92             Operation Research

PHYSICS

530                  Physics

530.78             Physics – Experiments

530.123           Quantum Mechanics

530.15             Mathematical Physics

530.41             Solid State Physics

531                  Mechanics

531.38             Elasticity

532.05             Fluid Dynamics


534                  Sound/Accoustics

535                  Optics

536                  Heat

537                  Electricity & Megnetism

537.622           Semiconductors

538                  Magnetism

539                  Modern Physics

539.14             Atoms

539.7               Nuclear Physics

CHEMISTRY

540                  Chemistry

 541.3              Physical Chemistry

543                  Aanalytical Chemistry

544                  Qualitative Analysis

545                  Quantitative Analysis

546                  Inorganic Chemistry

547                  Organic Chemistry

548                  Crystallography

547.84             Polymers

660                  Chemical Technology

668.4               Plastics

HUMANITIES & GENERELIA

001                  General Knowledge

301                  Sociology

320                  Political Science

330                  Economics

331                  Labour Economics

332                  Financial Economics

338                  Industrial Economics

338.4762         Engineering Economics

338.7               Entrepreneurship

338.9               Planning

340                  Law

350                  Public Administration

360                  Social Welfare

370                  Education

378                  Higher Education

400                  Languages

420                  English Language

500                  Physical Science

502.8               Science & Technology

800                  Literature

910                  Geography

920                  Biography

954                  History of India

 

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