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Welcome to the Library and Information Division of SJCET. It was established in the year 2002, serves as a knowledge hub containing resources not only in the form of print but also in e-resources and provide students with access to a vast repository of resources, including books and Journals both print and online. In any academic institution Library plays an important role in the dissemination of knowledge. In fact, the ambiance of the library reflects the quality of the education imparted by the College. SJCET has recognized the importance of the academic vibrations required in the library and has been growing in this direction, right from its very inception. Library is a member of National Library Network – DELNET. Information from National Program on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) and other Electronic Resources are also available for the user community. Only Library members are allowed to access all materials (such as Books, Journals, Magazines, Digital materials and E-Journals etc.) available in the library collection. The Library reading space can accommodate more than 200 students. Library functions such as Acquisition, Circulation, and Cataloging have been automated using integrated software with Web OPAC.
The College has built a spacious Central Library spanning a total floor area of 1088 sq. m. Combining aesthetics with utility, the modern Library houses more than 60,856 documents consisting of Technical Books, Full Text E-Resources, Bibliographic Databases, Journals both print and on-line, Digital resources, Reports, Theses, Standards and back volumes of journals. The library subscribes to more than 66 printed journals and technical magazines. Library follows the open access system The Library also subscribes to E-Books and E-Journals .The Library comes with provision for facilities including Library Automation, Research Scholars Cubicle, Stack Section, Reference Section, and Circulation Section with computers and other peripherals connected in LAN. The Reference section has open as well as closed access. It also has a network linked Photocopier installed to enable students to make printouts/copies.
Total Collection: 60,856 (as on Jan 2021)
Books in Print: No of Volumes: 54,356, E-books: 6500 No. of Titles: 15305, Book Bank: 3000.
News Papers: 10, Standards: 16
Books And Journals Recommendation Form
Library Book Search
|Sl. No||Publisher||E- Content||URL|
Science Direct hosts over 3,800 journals and more than 37,000 books—over 15 million peer-reviewed publications from Elsevier.
275 Full Text Journals are available under Engineering & Computer Science package.
|2||IEEE||IEEE Xplore Digital Library|
IEEE/IET Electronic Library (IEL)
Content from IEEE, as well as the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).
188 IEEE Journals, Magazines and Transactions.
30+ IET Journals and Magazines +25 IET Conference Titles.
Proceedings from over 1,700 IEEE and IET Annual Conferences. More than 3900 approved IEEE Standards.
Bell Labs Technical Journals.
|3||EBSCO||Access to more than 6,500 e-books covering topics such as engineering, biotechnology, energy science, industrial safety, material science, optics and photonics, project management, robotics and more.||EBSCO|
|4||DELNET||Developing Library Network|
Millions of Networked Library Resources are available through DELNET- a network of more than 5900 Libraries with Inter Library Loan facility.
2,50,00,000+ Books available for loan
40,000+ list of Journals
5,000+ Full-text E-journals
|5||NDL||National Digital Library|
Repository contains 20,939,257 items from multiple domains like Technology, Science, and Humanities etc.
More than 60 Types of Learning Resources are available like Book, Thesis, Article, Question Papers,Technical Report etc. in 70+ Languages. Repository integrates contents from different Indian Institutional Repositories.
|6||NPTEL||National Program on Technology Enhanced Learning, is an initiative by 7 IITs and IISc. Repository contains nearly 10 TB of Web and Video Courses, available in Campus Intranet.1300+ Courses, 37000+ Video hrs. Text Transcriptions for 27000+ Videos. NPTEL is offering Online Certification Course- https://onlinecourses.nptel.ac.in||
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Facilities and Services
Software enabled Library Transaction
Online Public Access Catalogue
Book Reservation using e-live user ID and Password.
Wi-Fi Enabled Internet connectivity-200 Mbps Leased Line.
IEEE Xplore Digital Library.
Elsevier Science Direct.
Developing Library Network.
IP Based Access of E-Journals and Resources.
NPTEL Institutional Repository-10 TB.
Research Scholars Cubicles.
Reference and Lending Services.
Bound Volumes of Selected Journals and Magazines.
Display of New Arrivals.
Newspaper Clipping Service.
Rules & Regulations
All staff and students of SJCET may use the Library facilities.
For entry and exit, students and staff members shall use the software enabled check in and check out system.
Strict Silence should be observed in the Library. Violators may be asked to leave.
Use of Mobile Phones is strictly prohibited inside the Library.
Personal belongings must be kept in the property counter. property may be kept at the owner’s risk
Misplacing of books will be considered as a serious offence.
Members are responsible for books issued against their ID cards, even if they are lost and misused by others.
Users are not allowed to bring their personal books or any other printed material inside the Library.
Users should not write in, mark, scratch, disfigure or damage books or furniture of the Library.
Help us to keep the Library and its premises absolutely clean and tidy. Don’t litter.
The computer terminals provided in the Library are meant for academic purposes only.
Membership Card / ID Card is not transferable.
Students can take up to 6 Books, and Staff up to 10 Books at any given point of time.
Duration of book loan is limited to15 days for the students; and 90 days for staff.
Reference documents, multi-volume collections, Journals and Magazines will not be issued out.
Users are not allowed to take more than 1copy of the same book.
Any damage noted may be brought to the attention of Library staff while borrowing. No excuses shall be entertained thereafter.
Borrowers shall be held responsible for any damage observed at the time of the return of books.
Borrowers who fail to return the books on or before the due date shall be fined @ Rs 5/. per day per document.
Overdue documents will not be renewed.
The borrowers shall have to return the books at any time if directed by the Librarian.
Library staff shall have the right to check any document taken out of the Library.
Any person responsible for damage or loss of any library book shall have to replace the same; or pay an amount equal to 2 times the current cost of the damaged book.
Members are not permitted to sub lend-books borrowed from the library.
All books borrowed from the Library shall be returned when a member proceeds for a long leave/ tour.
Members who plan to discontinue their course from SJCET should return their ID card to the Library, in order to get No Dues Certificate from the Library.
Before registration to higher semester classes, students should clear the Library dues if any pending.
Library Suggestion / Query / Grievance Form
Library & Information Division
St. Joseph’s College of Engineering & Technology, Palai.
Choondacherry PO. Plassanal (Via)
Kottayam PIN – 686 579. Kerala.
04822 – 239 825 (O)
Librarian: Ext. 825
+91 94476 944 64
+91 892 122 1048