To promote a spirit of continuous learning among its students, Panimalar Institute of technology assures peaceful and enriching hours in the library. One of the major highlights of the Panimalar Institute of Technology is its 2239 sq.m. air conditioned central library that has a seating capacity of 136. It has about 23659 volumes and 5980 titles of books that value around Rs. 1.44 Crores.
In addition to which, the library also subscribes to 130 International and National journals and periodicals. In this fully automated library, students and staff members can search for books by author, title or subject heading and their availability.Each student is given 5 library books at a time and they have allocated library hours/week. The Panimalar Library is an institutional member of prestigious libraries such as the British Council Library and Indest Consortium, AICTE Delhi.
NATIONAL DIGITAL LIBRARY OF INDIA
Branch wise Resources
Humanities and Science
Books will be issued only on of valid user ID card.
Books borrowed must be returned on or before the due date.
Only one renewal can be done at any one time.
Books will be renewed if there are no reservations.
Books will have to be physically presented for renewals.
Users are requested to verify the physical condition of the book/s before borrowing.
For late return of books, overdue charges will be collected as per rules in force.
Users are requested to collect receipt for fine amount paid by them.
Users are requested to deposit their bags/belongings (other than valuables) at the personal belongings counter.
Users are required to observe silence inside the library.
Misuse of library facilities is an offence and calls for punishment as decided by the competent authority.
Features of Central Library
Library is automated using Integrated Library Management system (ILMS)
AutoLib software is web enabled, Local Area Network System(LANS).Its developed using programming language for Java in front end and its Back end is MYSQL Database Management used. The version of 2018.
This software consists of 8 modules Database Management Systems, search (OPAC),Counter Management Systems,Acquisition Control Systems, Report Management Systems ,Serial Control Systems(Journals),Administration and Web Module.
It maintains all the activities of the library such as Transactions, Cataloguing ,Data Updating/Editing ,Serial Control,Searching all types of documents, Reports Generating etc.Especially searching the documents by simple search.Advanced search and restricted searches are facilitates users to find out relevant document easily and quickly.All kinds of Report generation can be taken such as daily transaction, unique titles of books, year wise addition, and spending of amount, Member reports etc.
OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) facilities users to know the availability of books, searching of documents and borrowing details of documents within campus from the place where they are.
Acquisition Control Systems
Designed to automate various activities involved in book ordering and processing such as
Checking for duplicate
Receipt of Documents and Invoice Processing
Order follow-up, payment to suppliers
Status report, Vendor Information, etc.
Serial Control System(Journals)
Creation and maintenance of Journal Master
Subscription/Renewal of journals
Invoice Processing, Payment and budget control
Generation of journal issues with details
Create new user log in ID, Password and grant rights to access various modules
Create Group Master-to set due date, allowed cards for different documents for different categories
Conduct online stock verification
Maintain Budget Master
Circulation Management System
No Dues Certificate
This module allows to search various databases using browsers like Internet Explorer or Lan/Intranet environment using web services and it has the following WEB OPAC modules
Simple search/Advanced search
Search reports, circulation reports
Encyclopedia of Britannica : 32 Volumes
Encyclopedia Americana : 30 Volumes
Encyclopedic Dictionary of Environmental pollution : 5 Volumes
Encyclopedia of Management : 7 Volumes
Environmental Encyclopedia : Single Volume
Encyclopedia of Bioprocess Technology 5 Volumes
Does the Institution Have the Following E – Journals and E – Books
E-journals : IEEE, SME,ELSVIER,J-GATE
E-books : McGRAW HILL
Details Of Software
Name of ILMS software : AUTOLIB
Nature of automation (fully or partially ) : Fully
Version : 2018
Front end : Java technology
Back-end : MySQL database Management
Year of Automation : 25/08/2009
Collection of rare books, manuscripts, special reports or any other knowledge resources for library enrichment
Collection of rare books 2,452 : Includes (Encyclopedias ,Handbooks + Dictionaries)
Subject Related videos 115
Gate and competitive exam books 450 Nos With higher education and career guidance Project report : 1732
Library has also made provide for students old exam Question papers for preparing their examination from 2009 onwards.
For our user to access e-resources through subscription
43 – Clients
Network connection through twisted –pair cable.
20Mps Internet Speed
CD-Rom Search Service
Digital Library Service
Media Resource Service
Inter Library Loan Service
News Paper Clipping Service
Special Features of Central Library
Qualified librarians ensure the best possible information services. Standard textbooks and books by well-known authors are stocked, and every effort is made to obtain all titles recommended by the faculty.
Multiple copies of popular books are bought to make them available to as many students as possible.
A copier facility is also provided for the benefit of those who access the library and fully automated for day-to-day operations, the library has a two server and 43 clients.
All students and faculty of the institute are eligible for the membership of the library.
The Auto Lib software is used for Library Automation.
All the books are bar-coded in the library & barcode laser scanners are used in the circulation counter for book transaction.
List of books by author, title, unique titles, supplier, call number, subjects, department, document type, availability, etc.
Amount spent for procuring books under various
List of journals – Indian/Foreign
List of Members
Accession register, catalogues
List of Suppliers/Publishers
Books, Thesis, Non Books, Projects Reports
Journals, journal Issues Journal Articles and Back volumes
Authors, Publishers, Suppliers Subjects
Handbook of Optics
Handbook of Mechanical Engineering
Standard Handbook of Plant Engineering
Electronic Engineers Handbook
Practical Antenne Handbook
Wireless Broad Band Handbook
The Communication Handbook
The RF Transmission Systems Handbook
Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers
Marks standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers
Computer Science and Engineering Handbook
Handbook of Software for Engineers and Scientists
Integrated Circuits Applications Handbook
Handbook of Organization Behiviour
Database System Handbook
Process/Industrial Instrumentation and Control Handbook
Handbook of Practical Electrical Design
CRC Handbook of Electrical Filters
Perry’s Chemical Engineers Handbook
Industrial Control Handbook
Handbook of Neural Networks Signal Processing
Communication Technology Handbook
Chemical Engineer’s Portable Handbook
Handbook of Software Reliability Engineering
Juran’s Quality Handbook
Instrument Engineer’s Handbook
Electrical/Electronic Motor Handbook
Control Handbook – vol I to III
Power Electronics Handbook
Text Mining Handbook
Spice Circuit Handbook
Electronic Filter Design Handbook
Data Warehouse Management Handbook
Linear Circuit Design Handbook
Handbook of Information Technology
McGRAW Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical terms
Illustrated Oxford Dictionary
Blackwell Encyclopedic Dictionary of human resource management
Websters new world college Dictionary
Cambridge international dictionary of English
Readers digest universal dictionary
Cambridge Dictionary of American English
Chambers Biographical Dictionary
Oxford Dictionary, Theasaurus& Word power guide
Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary of current English