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Welcome to Saintgits Central Library

The Central Library functioning here as an information disseminating centre catering to the needs of students, researchers and staff community has a major role in paving the way for better academic excellence.The Central library has been spreads over to two floors with an area of 1120sq.m. Specialized collections of Books, Journals & Non-book materials are available in Basic Sciences, Engineering and Technology, Applied Science and Humanities. The Collection replete with 45882 Volumes of Books , 187  National and International Print Journals and AICTE mandatory subscription of e journals packages of UG & PG. The SAINTGITS - Central Library has access to e-resources of ASCE Journals, ASME Journals, IEL online, Science Direct, EBSCO. Also we have collections Indian Standards Codes on DVDs. The Library has a collection of   NPTEL video courses in the different fields of education.

Mission of the Library 

The mission of the Library is to acquire, to organize, to utilize and to preserve the information sources and to extend effective and efficient service to the students, research scholars and faculty members of the college.

Collection of the library

Library is a dynamic instrument of Education. The fundamental function of a library is to build up a collection, which is dynamic and capable of meeting the changing needs and demands of present as well as future uses. A well-equipped and well-managed library is the foundation of Modern Educational set up. 

1.    Books

45882

2.    Periodicals

187

3.    E Resources(e-journals)

IEEE, ASME, ASCE, ASTM DL, ScienceDirect, Springer, McGraw Hill, EBSCO & J Gate

4.    Media Resources

2234 CDs/DVDs

Circulation Information

Library Automation

      The SOUL software is used for Library Automation.SOUL Software which is an integrated multi-user management system that supports all in-house operations of the library. Bibliographic records of books available in the library can be accessed through the SOUL OPAC.

Library Automation Facilities

  • Barcode based circulation system.
  • Reservation of documents which are issued.
  • Reminders for overdue documents are sent through Email.
  • Users can rely on the Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) for checking the location and availability of books.
  •  WEBOPAC URL - http://lib.saintgits.org/soulwebopac/

Bar-coding System

  1. Bar-coding System
         All the books are bar-coded in the library & barcode laser scanners are used in the circulation counter for book transaction.
  2. Circulation Information
        Library provides Smart card for the circulation of documents.
  3. Period of Loan
    Period of loan for a book will be 14days for B.Tech & MCA Students , 30days for M.Tech Students and one semester for staff.
    Period of loan can be renewed twice after the 1st the period of loan.
    The request of renewal should be received in the library on or before the due date of return. Renewal will not be granted if the book is under reservation.
    The Librarian has the right to cut short the loan period if a book is of special demand.
    The Librarian has the right to recall any book on loan and cancel any reservation at any time.
    Reference Books and Periodicals are not issued.

Reservation of a Document

  • Members can reserve the documents by filling up the reservation slip, for the documents which are issued.
  • Members can also put the reservation slip for the new books which are displayed for a week.
  • The reserved books are displayed for a week and it is also notified to the members through email and if the books are not issued by the concerned user within a week then it will be issued to the next person who reserves for the same book.
  • The member should reserve the document personally.Reservation slips are to be given at the circulation counter only.

Network Connections

Internet connection through Fiber optic.

Library Sections

  Circulation Counter  Ground Floor
  B.Tech& MCA Section  Ground Floor
  Reference Books   First Floor
  Reprographic Section   First Floor
  Current Periodicals & Newspapers   First Floor
  Back Volumes of Periodicals   First Floor
  M.Tech Section   First Floor
  e- Resources   First Floor

Membership

All students, faculty members and employees of the institute are eligible for the membership of the library.Members are eligible for borrowing book from the Library as follows:

 Category

 No. of Books

 Staff

 8

 B.Tech Students

 3

 M.Tech Students

 5

 MCA Students

 5

 

Library Services

  • E-Access Service
  • CD-Rom Search Service
  • Digital Library Service
  • Media Resource Service
  • Photocopying Service
  • Circulation Service
  • Reference Service

Special Features

  •  Qualified, efficient 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.
  •  Fully automated for day-to-day operations.
  •  A closed circuit television (CCTV) facility monitors activities across the two floors of the library area. All library facilities, supported by expert assistance, are available for students and staff from 7.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m. every day

Library Working Hours[Monday - Saturday]

  • Working Hours - 7.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m.
  • Transaction Hours - 8.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.

Reprographic Section

Library is providing the latest reprographic facility to students to disseminate material quickly and cost effectively aiding better learning on campus.

Rules and Regulations

Open access system is followed in the Library.

  • Strict and absolute silence shall be observed in the Library.
  • Cell Phone to be switched off inside the Library.
  • Bags/Handbags should be kept at the personal belonging desk.
  • 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.
  • If the due date falls on a holiday for the Library, the next working day will be taken as the due date.
  • Books will be issued to the members only on producing the Membership card.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Absence from the college will not be allowed as an excuse for the delay in the return of books.
  • 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 following conditions are to be followed for the renewal of books. 
    [i]The book has to be produced in the Library for renewal. 
    [ii] More than one renewal will not be allowed.
  • The borrower will be responsible for any loss or non-return of any books issued against his / her original or duplicate Library Member ID Card.
  • Reference books, Newspapers, Magazines, Journals should not be taken out.
  • New books received will be on display for a week.
  • 'No Dues Certificate' will be issued only after returning the borrowed books and ID card and also paying any dues outstanding against him/her.
  • Loss of ID card should be reported to the Librarian immediately. Duplicate ID card will be issued on payment of Rs.50/- . Members shall be responsible for any loss which the library may suffer due to the loss or misuse of their ID Card. Members found using the ID Card which are declared as lost will be charged a sum of Rs. 100/- as penalty.
  • Members are requested not to replace any document taken out of the racks as there is a chance of misplacing the same. Document after use may be left on the tables.
  • Members should register their presence in the register kept at the entrance.
  • Upon any infringement of the library rules, members shall forfeit the privileges of admission and membership of the library.
  • Appropriate disciplinary action will be taken against any member found violating the rules, misbehaving, abusing the library staff or behaving in an indecent manner.
  • All the dues must be cleared before the respective University Examination.