Central Library Profile

 

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 sqmtrs with an earmarked reading space of about 900 sqmtrs. It has seating capacity of about 250 students in the reading area and 30 computers for access to digital library subscriptions. Books are issued to students and staff with 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.

“Books are for use and not for preservation”. With this dictum LORDS Institute of Engg. & Tech Library functions. Hence the Open Access System is followed.

Standard text books and books by authors of repute in all fields taught at the college are stocked.  The college follows a policy of buying multiple copies of many of these books to make them available to a large number of students.  There is no question of budget approval when it comes to the buying of books.  Thus students are not likely to be handicapped for want of reference materials at any time.


The central library Resources at Glance
Description Remarks
Total Area 1150 sqm
Seating Capacity 300 Nos
No. of Volumes 28,086
No. of Titles 5,662
No. of Technical Journals 150
Online Journals    ( Database ) 4,250
Average number of users per day 200
Total Number of CDs Collection ( Audio Video & SONET ) 2,234
Total No. of Systems in the Digital Library 30 Nos.
 
Branch Title Volume Journal/Magazine
CSE 721 7101 12
ECE 783 5360 12
EEE 499 3871 06
MECHANICAL 430 2756 24
CIVIL 401 2074 18
PETROLEUM 104 636 12
MANAGEMENT 215 1680 18
S & H 2509 4608 6
TOTAL 5662 28086 108

It is divided into different sections like Stack area, Reading room, Reference Section, Digital library, Technical Processing Section, Periodical Section & Reprographic Section, Circulation Section
  • Digital library having 20 mbps bandwidth speed with 30 terminals.
  • Classification System  Dewey Decimal Classification
  • All the books are issued and returned through the library software with supported by bar code technology.
OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) OPAC provides the access to the LIET Library database
  • Through this catalogue one can search the Library Database to know the status of the library documents.
  • One can search this OPAC by entering the Titles, Author, Call No., Accession Number of the book.
  • The Central Library is fully Automated.
Mr. Srikanth Reddy
Library Incharge
Contact No: 9849755120