Central Library

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 The Central Library is the significant feature of the college. It is constructed in the campus with a total built up area of 4,454 square meters at the cost of Rs 3 crores with all modern facilities. To the conventional library facilities with 336 seating capacity, digital library, discussion rooms, internet browsing centre and video conferencing hall with 120 seating capacity are added. At present the college library has about 48,259 volumes with 17,573 titles, and subscribes e-Journals through DELNET -- 117 Journals & 32 Magazines. It is being developed to meet the needs of the post graduate and doctoral candidates.

The library has over 4549 volumes and 4135 titles in the reference section that supports the activities of the research and development wing of the college. Digital Library with media server- 30 systems and Internet facility is available in the library with 70 systems. The college library is fully automated. The software is developed by the students of this college. The main features of the library software are Bar code based circulation system, web based public on line catalogue, Provision for serials control and stock verification etc.

 

Library Timings:

 

Library works from 8.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m.(Mon-Sat)

 

10.00 am to 5.00 p.m.(on Sunday)

 

 Circulation(issue) Section Timings:

 

 

09.30 am to 12.00  noon

 

1.00 pm to 05.30 pm (from Monday to Friday)

 

09.30 am to 01.10 pm (on Saturday)

 

 

Reference Section Timings:

 

08.00 am to 08.00 pm (on all working days)

 

10.00 am to 05.00 pm(on Sunday)

 

 

Browsing Section Timings:

 

9.30 am to 12.00 noon & 1.00 pm to 8.00 pm (from Monday to Friday)

 

 9.30 am to 1.00 pm & 1.30 pm to 8.00 pm (on Saturday)

10.00 am to 5.00 pm (on Sunday)

 

 Membership  

Students and Staff inclusive of Non-Teaching are the members of our Central Library

Students


          I/IV, II/IV, III/IV students shall be given three books and two extra tickets. Final year and PG students shall be given four books and two tickets. These extra tickets are for utilization in reference and periodical sections.

 

Staff

 

S.No

Borrower

No. Of Books

No. Of Tickets

1

Professors

6

2

2

Associate Professors

6

2

3

Assistant Professors

6

2

4

Non-Teaching Staff

2

1

 

 

Rules and Regulations  


The Central Library Rules and Regulations for the Staff and Students of Sir C R Reddy College of Engineering are as follows:


Staff


Privileges and Responsibilities of borrowers :

S.No

Borrower

No. Of Books

No. Of Tickets

1

Professors

6

2

2

Associate Professors

6

2

3

Assistant Professors

6

2

4

Non-Teaching Staff

2

1

 

1.

Every staff is required to present their Identity Card before any transaction like issue / return / renewal.

2.

Books shall be issued for 120 days and shall be renewed if required by them. If the book’s overdue is beyond 150th day the library shall consider the book as a lost one and will collect twice the cost of the book from the user. If the borrower reports the loss of the book, before 150th day, he/she shall be allowed to replace the book with the same edition which was lost or with a later edition.

3.

Borrower’s should keep their tickets and books in safe custody as they are entirely responsible for them.

4.

In case of any loss of borrower’s tickets, the borrower must immediately report the same to the librarian. The borrower is also required to pay ` 50/- for each duplicate borrower’s ticket.

5.

Dog-earing of the pages of a book, marking or writing with ink/pencil/any permanent marker, tearing or taking out of its pages or damaging it otherwise, will be treated as an injury to a book. Any such injury to a book is considered as a serious offence, unless a borrower points out the injury at the time of borrowing of the book, he/she shall be required to replace the book or pay the double the cost of the book.

6.

Reference books (encyclopedias, directories, handbooks, dictionaries etc) and rare books should not be issued under any circumstances.

7.

Back volumes of the periodicals are available for home lending to the staff. The same rules are applicable as in the case of books.

 
Students

Admission to library :

1.

Students are allowed to Library only on production of their identity cards.

2.

Students should deposit their belongings viz. textbooks, books borrowed from the Library and other printed materials, files, bags, etc in the property counter. One notebook and a small purse will be allowed inside the Reading Hall.

3.

Strict silence should be maintained inside the Library All students will be thoroughly checked by library staff / gate keeper while leaving the library.



Privileges and Responsibilities of borrowers :

1.

I/IV, II/IV, III/IV students shall be given three books and two extra tickets. Final year and PG students shall be given four books and two tickets. These extra tickets are for utilization in reference and periodical sections. Every Student is required to present their Identity Card before any transaction like issue / return / renewal.

2.

Books shall be issued for 15 days and shall be renewed on request, if nobody reserves them. The New Central Library has provided with online reservation facility for its users. Users can utilize this opportunity to transact with the Library from remote places with in the campus. However the renewal will be done only on the physical presentation of the books.

3.

An overdue charge (ODC) is levied on belated books (i.e. books returned after the due date). Absence from the college will not relieve a borrower from the responsibility of returning books on the due date. If the book is not returned on due date, fine of  Rs 1/- per day will be collected for the subsequent 10 days and a fine of Rs 2/- per day will be collected from 11th day to 60th day. If the book’s overdue is beyond 60th day the library shall consider the book as a lost one and will collect twice the cost of the book from the user. If the borrower reports the loss of the book, before 60th day, he/she shall be allowed to replace the book with the same edition which was lost or with a later edition and he/she also has to pay the late fee up to the day of replacement of the book.

4.

Borrower’s should keep their tickets and books in safe custody as they are entirely responsible for them.

5.

In case of loss of a borrower’s ticket, the borrower must immediately report the same to the Librarian. The student is also required to pay ` 50/- for each duplicate ticket issued to him/her. Duplicate tickets are not issued in the middle of the academic year. If and when the user recovers the lost card he/she must return the original card to the Librarian.

6.

Integrated book-bank scheme is available to S.C, S.T (Scholarship Holders) students.

7.

Dog-earing of the pages of a book, marking or writing with ink/pencil/any permanent marker, tearing or taking out of its pages or damaging it otherwise, will be treated as an injury to a book. Any such injury to a book is considered as a serious offence, unless a borrower points out the injury at the time of borrowing of the book, he/she shall be required to replace the book or pay the double the cost of the book.

8.

Reference books (encyclopedias, directories, handbooks, dictionaries etc) and rare books should not be issued under any circumstances.

9.

Back volumes of the periodicals are available for home lending to the students. The same rules are applicable as in the case of books.

10.

If any person is found stealing or misusing or displacing library books, he/she will be liable for severe punishment and fine.

11

Reference books issued overnight should be returned the following day between 08.00 a.m. to 09.00 a.m. Defaulters will be fined Rs 50/- (rupees fifty only) each day during normal days and  Rs100/- (rupees one hundred only) per day during examinations and also their account in issue section will be blocked

 

Library Staff Details

 

S. No

Name of the Satff

Qualification

Designation

e-Mail & Phone No.

1

Sri D.S.R.K.V. Prasad

M.A, M.Li.Sc

Librarian

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2

Smt D.Lakshmi Kumari

M.A, M.Li.Sc

Asst. Librarian

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3

Sri D. Satyanarayana

D.Li.Sc

Lib. Tech. Asst.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 94933 05811

4

Sri D. V. Satyanarayana

B.Com, B.Li.Sc

Lib. Jr. Asst.

satyanarayana.dv@sircrrengg,ac.in

94917 15349

5

Sri V. Satheesh

I.T.I

Technician

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94949 11615

6

Sri G. Sridhar

B.Sc

Lib. Assistant

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94403 23205

7

Sri Md. Abdul Azeem

B.Com, M.Li.Sc

Lib. Assistant

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92909 91110

8

Sri G. Muralidhara Rao

M.A, M.Li.Sc

Jr.Asst/

Comp.Operator

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 94903 34105

9

Smt M. Suchi Latha

B.A

Lib. Assistant

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94922 26967

10

Sri K. Krishna Kishore

M.A, M.Li.Sc

Lib. Assistant

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94930 08939

11

Sri S. Mahendra Kumar

B.Sc, B.Li.Sc

Jr. Programmer

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99120 48619

12

Smt G. Padma

M.A, M.Li.Sc

Lib. Assistant

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94939 85967

13

Sri M. V. Sridhar

B.Com, B.Li.Sc

Lib. Assistant

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 80965 94593

 

 Resources


          At present The New Central Library is hosting 48,259 books. The back volumes of the periodicals relevant to the field of engineering and technology have also been provided. 117 National Technical Journals are being subscribed on regular basis. We are also subscribing e-journals through DELNET Infotrac Engineering Science & Technology Collection (IESTC) & Infotrac Management Collection (IMC).A handsome number of newspapers and non-technical periodicals are also subscribed for general reading.

 

S.No

 

COURSE

TITLES

VOLUMES

Central Library

Departmental Library

1

C.S.E.

3,229

8,163

1,789

2

I.T.

1,404

3,685

1,054

3

E.C.E.

3,437

10,359

2,722

4

E.E.E.

3,722

8,484

2,486

5

MECHANICAL

2,628

7,445

1,360

6

CIVIL

537

2,129

382

7

M.C.A.

342

1,688

148

8

M.B.A.

1,317

3,295

455

9

M.Tech (C.S.)

206

827

-----

10

M.Tech (C.S.T.)

260

708

-----

11

M.E. (POWER SYSTEM)

176

712

-----

12

M.E. (MACHINE DESIGN)

180

428

-----

13

M.Tech (VLSI)

135

336

-----

 

 

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TOTAL

17,573

48,259

10,396

 

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TOTAL NO. OF BOOKS

 

58,655

 

 

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AS ON 31-03-2017

 

Services


The central library of Sir C R Reddy College of Engineering offers the following services like

1

Circulation

2

Periodicals

3

Reference

4

Book Bank

5

Reprographic Services

 

 

Circulation

          Circulation section also known as the library's reception counter takes care of book distribution and information facilitation. The following are the jobs attended by the circulation section.

1

Registration of members

2

Lending of books

3

Reservation of books

4

Renewal of books

5

Charging of overdue charges (fines)

6

Maintenance of records

7

Maintenance of statistics

8

Facilitation of Information / Answers to queries

Our Library is bedecked with Barcode based computerised circulation system. The New Central Library has provided with online reservation facility for its composite users. Users can utilize this opportunity to transact with the Library from remote places with in the campus. However renewals will be made only on the physical presentation of the books.

Timings:

09.30 a.m to 12.00 noon

 

01.00 p.m to 05.30 p.m (from Monday to Friday)

 

09.30 a.m to 01.10 p.m (on Saturday)

 

Periodicals

Periodicals include Journals, Magazines. Technical Journals are the primary source of information. Textbooks are secondary source of information. Handbooks and Encyclopedias are tertiary source of information. Information present in Journals is considered as the latest and nascent. Hence there is a greater importance for periodical section in a technical or any professional institute. Journals are outsourced from various sources and from various geographical regions. There are national periodicals and international periodicals in this section.


          With the advent of Internet, e-journals gained lot of significance. There are number of on-line bibliographic databases available in science and technology. The costs of the journals are increasing day by day. It is very difficult to procure all the journals by individual institutes. To curb this, Consortium approach came into existence.


          We are procuring journals as per the AICTE norms for our Library. We have subscribed e-journals through DELNET.

 

Reference

        Reference service is a personalized service. It is also a process of establishing contact between the reader and his document. The following functions are very much involved in reference service

 

    • Answering the queries received from readers.
    • Assisting the readers in using the library tools.
    • Preparing guides to use the library and its collections.
    • Preparing special indexes and maintaining special files (News paper clippings etc.).
    • Providing selective dissemination of information to the users.
    • Making arrangement for inter library loans.
    • Providing abstracting service.
    • Providing duplicating service or photo copying facilities.

          Reference materials include Encyclopedias (General, Subject), Dictionaries, Yearbooks, Biographical Sources, Directories, Handbooks, Maps, Charts, Standards, Patents, Journals, Filmstrips, Atlases, Thesis, Dissertations, Technical reports, Trade documents, and Government Publications

Book Bank

An Integrated Book-Bank Scheme is exclusively meant for SC/ST scholarship holders with a collection of over 3,085 books functioning in the same premises.

No. of SC book - bank books : 4729

No. of ST book - bank books : 391

Reprographic

Reprographic services are available in our library.

Media & Resource Center

Apart from the Books, CDs, Floppy Disks and Audio Cassettes on various technical topics updated study material for students to prepare for examinations such as GRE, TOEFL, CAT, GMAT, IELTS and GATE are also made available. 316 SONET CD's are available. Media Server with 30 systems is provided to have greater access to the 110 NPTEL Video Courseware. Intranet access can be made to The Media Server from nook and corner of the campus with 100 admittances simultaneously.

S.NO

DEVICES

No's

1

CD's

2,214

2

DVD's

458

3

FLOPPIES

389

4

AUDIO CASSETTES

115

 Automation  

           Ours is an automated Library. Our Computer Science students have developed the software. OPAC facility is provided. The main features of this software are:

 Bar code based circulation system

Serials control.

OPAC  (On-line Public Access Catalogue)

Provision for Stock Verification

Library Management Modules

Internet facility with 100 mbps is available in our library with 70 systems. We are the members of DELNET also.

Career & Guidance

Guidance is the assistance to students in making intelligent choices. It promotes the utilization of one's own potential. Students seek advice in a variety of situations such as educational, vocational and at times personal. We are supporting students by providing information to them on scholarships, postgraduate admissions, job opportunities etc. in our library.

E-journals

The Library has subscribed e-journals for the speedy access of journals of various subjects through DELNET.

  1)   INFOTRAC ENGINEERING SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Collection (IESTC).

2)   INFOTRAC MANAGEMENT COLLECTION (IMC).