EAMCET / PGECET / ICET Code : LRDS

Library Committee

Central Library & Information Center

The central library was established in the year 2003 and subsequently transformed into Knowledge Resource Center. The facility is ideally and centrally located in the main Academic block of the campus. Even with the Central location of the facility, it has a calm and serene environment, ideal for students and faculty to have a focused approach. The library is computerized with complete automation in all operations.
It is spread over an area of about 1150 sq meters with an earmarked reading space of about 900 sq mtrs. It has a seating capacity of about 272 students in the reading area and 30 computers for access to digital library subscriptions. Books are issued to students and staff with a bar-coding system. The facility can be accessed from 9:00 Am to 6:00 Pm on working days and 9:00 Am to 2:00 Pm on holidays.
Library space and ambiance, timings and usage, availability of a qualified librarian and other staff, Library automation, online access are all part of the Institution’s mission to provide quality learning spaces for its students.

The central library Resources at Glance

DescriptionRemarks
Total Area1150 sq.m
Reading Section300 sq.m
Seating Capacity400
No. of Titles9,589
No. of Volumes37259
Number of E-Books5342
Number of E-Journals – Social Sciences & Humanities8000
Number of E-Journals – Science and Technology17900
Print Journals144
E-Resources

  1. DELNET (Database)
  2. J-Gate(E-Journal)
  3. EBSCO(E-Books)

Average number of users per day88
Average number of Issues per day45
Total Number of CDs Collection1618
Total No. of Systems in the Digital Library30
Functions
  • To Ensure Faculty and Students to acquire information, knowledge and skills required.
  • To hold books, journals and other learning materials required for an engineering education.
  • To make available the latest softwares required for automation and modernization of library.
  • To identify the books, journals and other learning resources required for various departments.
  • To formulate the policies for preparation of budget and distribution of resources to different academic divisions.
  • To formulate the steps to be taken for increasing the library readership and effective utilization of library resources.
  • To provide facilities for smooth and effective functioning of library like ventilation. Seating, power supply, internet etc.

Librarian
Mr. M. Srinivas
M.Li.Sc
Contact No: 9000528895
Email: library@lords.ac.in

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