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Library & Knowledge centre

TKM Institute of Technology Central library came into existence in 2002 with a view to preserve and disseminate knowledge to the academic communities. The library is housed on a two-storied building, which is spread over 829 sq.mt.The library includes a good number of books in the field of Engineering and allied subjects and it also has an impressive collection of leading national and international periodicals. The library aims to facilitate acquisition and dissemination of information and knowledge in all areas of engineering education among the academic community. It has good collections of documents like Books, Journals, Learning resources in the field of Engineering & Technology, Science, Management, Literature and Humanities. The library has computerized data of whole of its collections using SOUL software .

The Library covers an open access & covers following subjects:

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer science & Engineering
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication
  • Food Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering

Library Resources

The Central Library resources includes:

  • 24166 Books (9267 Titles)
  • 81 periodicals
  • 536 e-Books
  • IEEE-ASPP & J-gate (e-journal packages)
  • Knimbus e-Library – KTU(e-Resource platform)
  • 3627 Reference Books, Previous University Questions Papers etc.
  • 4 news papers in regional language & English

Services Offered

  • Reading room
  • Reference service
  • Circulation section
  • Reservation service
  • Reprographic & document scanning service
  • OPAC(Computerized information search)
  • Internet Browsing
  • Access to online journals
  • Current Awareness Service
  • Library Orientation Programme

 

Sections of the Library

Reference section

We have a very good number of reference books that includes Encyclopaedias, Dictionaries, Handbooks, Subject Encyclopaedias, etc. All these sources of information are arranged in this section.

Technical Journal Section

All the technical activities relating to document procurement, classification, cataloging are taken place in this section. Books are classified and arranged according to Dewey decimal classification system (DDC).

Library Automation

Library is fully computerized with LAN, operating on specialized library software SOUL 1.0(Software for University Libraries).The user – friendly package facilitates automated issue-return of books, online public access to catalogue (OPAC) and renewal & reservation of books. All the books are bar coded and bar code scanner is used for book transactions.

E-Learning Hut

Browsing facility is available in the library for staff and students. Document printing and scanning are available at concessional rate to users.

 

 

IEEE Student Chapter

Institute is a member of the IEEE students’ chapter .Through this membership the Institute is receiving 41 IEEE publications, which includes 33 magazines and 8 journals in the field of Electronics, Electrical, Computer and Management Access to these publications is free for IEEE members, for others membership is required.

IEEE
Reprographic section

Reference books, text books ,journal articles and study materials can be Xeroxed in this section.

Periodical section

Journals and magazines are arranged and kept according to the branch of study.

Circulation section

This section handles the issuing and returning of books.

Library Hours

Library works Monday to Friday from 9 am to 5 pm and Saturdays from 9am to 4 pm. Library is closed on Sundays and public holidays.

 

Details Of Library Staff

Sl No Name Status
1 Ms. Sherin Abraham Librarian
2 Ms. Jubairiyath R Library Assistant
3 Mr.Madhusooshanan C R Library Assistant
4 Mr. Nizam H Library Staff
5 Mr. Prabhakaran Pillai Library Staff

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