P. A. College of Engineering Library and information center is not only mere treasure house of information but also laboratory of knowledge and nerve center of intellectual activity of our institution. It is located in spacious Independent block with area of 11,500 sq.ft.
At present the library has 30,264 volumes of books covering all branches of engineering and reference books like encyclopedia, hand books, dictionaries, GATE, GRE books & literature books. In addition to the library 782 project reports, 1033 bound volumes of journals and also ITDP Book bank collection of 1019 books.
The library subscribes following online journals and 136 printed copies of national and international journals and magazines, which is useful for general reference as well as research works.
Following e-resources are available under VTU- Consortium
The institution has ILL facility and also institutional membership of DELNET, VTU and e-VIDYA.
The library follows OPEN ACCESS systems. Books and bound volumes are classified and catalogued according to DDC 21 & 22 and arranged accordingly.
The library is entirely computerized using Easylib Library Automation software to facilitate manage and search of library resources. Computers are provided for OPAC, by using it readers can easily locate the title, author, location of the books and also to know the status of the books, arrivals of journals and magazines etc. The books and readers cards are bar-coded to speed up the circulation works.
The library has internet browsing area for browsing e-journals. The institute also has an intensive Digital Library consisting of around 2767 CD-ROM's, 225 Floppies , which can be viewed in the library as well as copy the contents.
Web based Digital Library System is also functional in our college library by using Techfocuz Digital Library 4.0 Software. In which staff and students can share their articles, downloaded files and utilize the Library repositories like Book CD/DVD’s and journal CD/DVDs, Syllabus copy, Question papers, paper clippings, PACE photo albums and all other forms of digitized information at whole college campus. This system can be accessed by pointing the Web browser 172.22.44.254 and CD emulator software.
The library has ample reading facilities with a seating capacity of 120 students. The library offers photo copying, duplicating and binding, Document Scanning facilities to the readers at low nominal cost. College Book bank facilities provided to the students and staffs and Book Bank facilities for SC/ST students also available.
The library is maintained by well qualified 12 numbers of staffs and supporting staff. Thus our library plays key role in smart work of education and to build quality engineers. Having provided with abundant facilities to benefit the students, they are encouraged to use them intensively.
|Mr. Balakrishna M||Librarian||BCom., MLISc., PGDC.|
|Mr. Pradeep K L||Asst. Librarian||BA., MLISc.|
|Mrs. Rajani A||Asst. Librarian||BA., BLISc|
|Ms. Shobha D||Asst. Librarian||BA., MLISc|
|Mr. Muralidhar||Lib. Asst.||BA., CLIS.|
|Mr. Kiran||Lib. Asst||M.A. Economics|
|Ms. Asma||Lib. Asst.||BA.|
|Mr. Abdul Rahim||Lib. Asst.||P.U.C|
|Mr. Zubair||Lib. Security||S.S.L.C|
|Mr. Batish||Lib. Attender||S.S.L.C|
|Mrs. Sujatha||Lib. Attender||P.U.C|
|Mr. Vishal Rai||Lib. Security||S.S.L.C|