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ASIET LIBRARY

The ASIET Central Library is an integral part of the institution, situated in the main academic block across two floors. It covers an area of 942 meter square and offers a peaceful environment for users to access information.
The library has a seating capacity of 120 people, providing ample space for students, faculty, and staff to study and conduct research. The serene setting promotes a conducive atmosphere for learning and knowledge acquisition.
In terms of resources, the library subscribes to 97 journals, ensuring access to the latest research and scholarly articles. The collection consists of 38,146 volumes, encompassing 14,126 unique titles. These volumes cover various domains of Engineering and MBA, catering to the academic needs of students and faculty in these fields.
To enhance efficiency and accessibility, the library is automated with KOHA, an open-source integrated library system. This automation streamline processes such as cataloging, circulation, and inventory management, making it easier for library staff to manage the collection and assist users effectively.
The library follows an Open Access System, which means that the resources are readily available to users without any restrictions or barriers. Users can explore the collection and access the information they need without any additional authorization requirements.
To check the availability and status of a book, users can utilize the Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC). This online catalogue allows users to search for specific books, view their availability, and obtain information about their location within the library. It serves as a valuable tool for users to navigate the library's collection efficiently.

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Facilities

The library provides a range of facilities to enhance the learning and research experience for users. Some of the facilities offered include:

  • Library Timings: The library operates from 8 AM to 7 PM, allowing users to access its resources during these hours.

  • Digital Library: The library has 17 systems dedicated to the digital library, providing access to a wide range of electronic resources.

  • E-Journals: Users can access electronic journals such as IEEE, Science Direct, EBSCOHOST, and ASME, enabling them to stay updated with the latest research and scholarly articles.

  • E-Books: The library offers e-books through platforms like EBSCO core, catering to the fields of Engineering and Management.

  • DELNET: The library provides access to DELNET (Developing Library Network), a network of libraries facilitating resource sharing and interlibrary loan services.

  • NPTEL, SHODHGANGA, and NDLI: Users can access online platforms like NPTEL (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning), SHODHGANGA (a repository of Indian theses and dissertations), and NDLI (National Digital Library of India) to access educational resources.

  • Institutional Repository Services: The library offers Institutional Repository Services using DSpace, where previous year's question papers, handbooks, and academic calendars are available for reference.

  • KNUMBUS E-Library Platform: Users can access the library's resources remotely through the KNUMBUS E-Library Platform or its mobile app, providing convenient access to digital materials.

  • Free Internet Facility: The library provides free internet access for users, enabling them to conduct research, access online resources, and download materials.

  • Display of New Arrivals: New books, journals, and other resources are prominently displayed, allowing users to stay informed about the latest additions to the library collection

  • Computerized Transactions: The library employs computerized systems for smooth transactions, including book borrowing, returns, and renewals

  • Open Access: The library supports the concept of open access, providing access to a wide range of freely available scholarly articles, journals, and resources.

  • Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC): Users can search and locate library materials using the Online Public Access Catalog, making it easier to find specific books, journals, or other resources.

  • Reprography, Scanning, and Printing: Facilities for photocopying, scanning, and printing are available, allowing users to obtain copies of required materials

  • Plagiarism Checking: The library provides plagiarism checking services to assist users in maintaining academic integrity in their research and writing.

  • Overnight Issue of Reference Books: In special cases, reference books may be issued for overnight use, facilitating in-depth study and research.

  • Reference Service: Trained library staff are available to provide reference assistance, helping users locate relevant resources and answer queries.

  • Seminars/Webinars for E-Resource Usage: The library conducts seminars and webinars to educate users on effectively utilizing e-resources, enhancing their research skills and knowledge

  • Digital Attendance: The library may employ digital attendance systems to keep track of user attendance and manage library usage effectively.

  • Washroom facility 

  • Group discussion facility with teachers

  • Fire extinguisher

  • Books Exhibitions

Library Rules

  • Identity card is compulsory for entering the library: Every individual entering the library must possess a valid identity card issued by the institution. This is necessary for identification and security purposes.

  • No external manuscripts should be brought into the library/reading room. Keep all belongings in the racks provided for the purpose

  • Using Mobile phones and audio instruments with or without speakers or headphones is strictly prohibited on the library premises.

  • Tampering with/damaging the book will result in a fine: Any form of tampering with or damaging library books, including underlining, highlighting, tearing pages, or writing in them, is strictly prohibited. Violators will be subjected to a fine amounting to double the cost of the book as a penalty.

  • Issued books and external books shall not be brought into the library /reading room

  • Students can take books from the rack for reference with the concern of the library staff after making an entry in the register, for use inside the library only.

  • CDs are available in the library. A separate request should be lodged with the librarian for taking CDs outside the library and to be returned in the same condition.

  • Journals/ Magazines are not generally issued however, overnight lending of journals/magazines is possible on written request

  • Teaching staff are entitled to take 10 books: Teaching staff members are allowed to borrow up to 10 books from the library. They are permitted to retain the books for a period of one month.

  • Students can borrow five books for two weeks and one book for one semester through a book bank scheme.

  • Refreshments of any kind shall not be taken anywhere on the library premises: In order to maintain cleanliness, hygiene, and to avoid damage to library materials, it is strictly prohibited to consume any form of refreshments inside the library premises. This includes food, beverages, and snacks.