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SNSCE LIBRARY: A HOUSE OF KNOWLEDGE

SNSCT Library: A house of Knowledge

The Central Library of our college is housed in the ground floor of the Main Block in an area of 972 Sq.ft with 150 Seating Capacity. The objective is to provide learning/information resources and access to read or print e-resources to support the overall institutional community. SNSCELIB is equipped with the latest books, journals in the field of Engineering, MBA, MCA, Science and Humanities, and daily Newspapers/Magazines. To enhance the user satisfaction, the library subscribes to DELNET on line Resources, including 1795 periodicals Indexed in abstract and 969 periodicals in full text. All the library resources can be accessed through bar coded technology. The Library is fully computerized for all its housekeeping operations using in house development library software that is well maintained and updated regularly. State-of-the-art technology is used for the library functioning and services.

Vivekanandha Library

Vivekanandha Library is a treasure house that supports the teaching and learning activities of all the Students, Research Scholars, Faculty Members and all other staff members. It is a valuable partner in the user’s pursuit of excellence in learning and research. It is a Learning Resource Centre and supports the teaching and learning activities of all the Students, Research Scholars, Faculty Members and all other staff members. The books are encoded, cataloged and computerized according to the new technology system in order to meet the rapid growth of visitors and researchers. It collects, organizes, preserves and provides access to and services for a rich and unique record of human thought and creativity. The Library is housed in a separate fully automated and furnished block with an excellent stock of books, journals and magazines (National and International). Our value lies in the valuable information resources, services and facilities that we provide to all users. With state-of-art equipment, we have the facility for the Satellite Communication link with world libraries.

Vision

To be a learning hub of excellent resources and innovative services with a global reputation for the learning community providing both physical and virtual components of deep expertise, innovative services and outstanding collections strengthened by strategic partnerships.

mission

  • Create a collaborative learning environment that will adapt to the changing needs of the stakeholders.
  • To encourage creativity, intellectual curiosity, and to facilitate lifelong learning and research within our students.
  • To continue to improve the library’s effectiveness through systematic, ongoing outcome assessment.

Chief Librarian’s Message

Dr. M. Palanisamy, M.L.I.S., M.Phil., Ph.D.

Chief Librarian (27 Years)

Welcome to the SNS College of Technology, Vivekananda Library. The aim of our Library is to provide the most effective lending, references, proactive, current awareness and information provision services according to present and future users’ needs. Also, our Library provides to maintain and develop access to SNSCT collections as a national research resource for the students, staffs and research community.

The library supports the academic programmes of our college through collections and services, which enable students and faculty to access, update their knowledge and information resources. This support empowers our constituencies to develop the information and technological competencies necessary to achieve their educational, research and professional goals.

This enables them to succeed in the workforce and apply lifelong learning skills. In the coming years, the library will be delivering much more user-focused and technologically sophisticated services, designed to meet the contemporary information needs of students, staffs.

Staff Profile

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Mrs. N. Nandhini, M.L.I.S., M.Phil. 

Librarian (13 Years)


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Mr. S. Rajendran, S.S.L.C.

Library Attender (12 Years)


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Mrs.B.Sujatha, C.L.I.S.

Library Attender (4 Years)


Objectives

Establish right contact between the right book and the right reader at the right time.
Encourage and promote the systematic acquisition organization and dissemination of knowledge.
Organize the collection to provide prompt efficient services to the users
Co-ordinate the activities, cooperation and assistance among departmental libraries
Act as a center of information in all departments.
Central Library

Timings and membership

Working Days : 8:30 am to 6:30 pm
Saturdays: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm

E-mail Id- librariansnsct@gmail.com

Mobile No – 9865852226

Membership and Time Period for Books and Non-Book Materials
Particulars Student Staff
UG PG Faculty Non-Teaching
Books 14 5 20 4
Non-Book Materials 14 5 20 4
Time Period
1st Issues Duration 30 Days 30 Days
Renewal Duration 30 Days/2 Times 30 Days/2 Times

Resources Statistics

S. No Resources Total No.
1 Books Volume 66586
2 Books Title 16854
3 e-BOOKS Volume 8220
4 e-Books Title 4110
5 Project Reports 4894
6 Journals (Print) 124
7 Magazines 37
8 Audio-Video CD’s 4704
9 Back Volume 2835
10 E-Journals (IEEE & DELNET) 1513
11 NPTEL Video Content 5611
12 News Papers for Central Library 12
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book bank scheme


SNSCT Central Library has Book Bank facility as one of the section of the library for all our students. Students’ welfare is the main objective to administer this facility. The main aim of this immense service is to help the needy students to fulfill their expectations. This scheme also avoids the need for the students to buy books from market at higher rates and with difficulties. Books from the Book Bank are issued for the whole semester and during every semester in addition to regular books students can borrow books from book bank for retention for the whole semester. This scheme aids in fulfilling student’s requirement for the prescribed books on semester basis.

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LIBRARY SPECIAL SERVICES

  • Availability of special collection of books, journals, required for the competitive examinations . (GATE, GRE, CAT, MAT, XAT, GMAT, SAT, TOEFL, ) to help the prospective aspirants hone their skills to face these examinations confidently.
  • Accessibility to the book-collection of the Library by author, title, subject, etc through OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) on several computer terminals spread over the college buildings.
  • Holdings of the library books are computerized and
  • Uninterrupted internet
  • Document Delivery Service: Arranging photocopies of articles from old learned periodicals to faculty members for R&D purposes.
  • Provision of Reprographic

LIBRARY AUTOMATION
Initiatives
  • Collection of requirements of books, journals, magazines etc., for every academic year/ semester from all departments and recommended to the top Management for procurement.
  • Monitoring the availability of reprographic facilities to all the students.
  • Up gradation of infrastructure like providing/ increasing the internet Connectivity, digital library facilities, e-resources etc.
  • Recommendation for updating the available books with new editions.
  • Weekly one hour is allotted in the time table as library hour for students
  • OPAC service is installed for book access
  • Establishing a clean and calm environment inside the library to motivate the readers.
  • Fully automated barcode based user entry system
  • Installation of CCTV for effective functioning.
Features
  • Open access system
  • Digital library
  • Issue of reference books to during off working hours
  • Photocopier facilities
  • Responsive Web Design
  • OPAC (on line public access catalogue ) facilities
  • Separate department libraries
  • Additional books are issued for staff and students whenever required and
  • Question Bank facilities
  • No budgetary limit (need based budget)
  • Free internet access
Services
  • Bar coded circulation (Issue, Return and Renewal)
  • Open Access System
  • Digital Library Service
  • Reference Service
  • Multimedia Resource Service
  • Internet & Image Scanning & Barcode Scanning
  • User Education Program
  • Reprography
  • DELNET Access, Online Database Service (e-journals & e-books)
  • Web OPAC Service
  • Audio – Visual service ( LCD projector, Wide screen, More than 1836 CDs/DVDs, Wi- Fi Internet etc.,)
  • NPTEL E-learning Facility
  • NDL Access.
  • Bar coded User Entry System