Shree L. R. Tiwari College of Engineering

Library

SLRTCE has a spacious Digital Library with a huge reading room as well as a computer centre, open to students and faculty members for reference and research. The library has a rich collection of 20676 books, 69 National & 26 International Journals and 1100 CDs for learning. The institute has subscribed to Springer Nature E-books (Intelligent Technologies & Robotics) and Springer Nature E-Journals Includes 100 IT/CMPN Journals, 10 ETRX/EXTC Journals, 4 Life time Subscription for CS. The Library provides NPTEL Video Lectures for the advanced learning of concepts and upgrading of knowledge. All students and faculty members of the institute are permitted to make use of library facilities, following a code of Ethics to maintain the system and uphold its sanctity. The library greatly facilitates both undergraduate and post graduate students in writing papers during research work. Specific software is installed in the computer systems and is used to check for plagiarism. Books and journals are issued freely to all students irrespective of any barrier.

Vision

SLRTCE central Library is an Information hub of academic community called college. It will provide a student-centered learning environment that facilitates transference of information and to cater to the needs of its users to access it. It will become the intellectual center for students, researchers and staff by implementing state-of-the-art technologies, and by keeping unique collections to fulfill all the aspects of our institution. Library will also provide well-equipped and functional physical spaces where students and staff can pursue learning independently beyond the classroom.

Mission

The mission of the SLRTCE central Library is to drive excellence in life-long learning and discovery.  Within an interdisciplinary environment, we enhance our students learning experience, help researchers at all levels, and engage our students and staff through state-of-the-art educational services, resources and technologies. The library seeks to find, obtain, consolidate and select the most suitable resource and make it available to all the users. It is also the mission of the library to build a complete collection of books and knowledge resources and provide a worthy environment for reading, learning and research.

The goals and objectives

  • Provide resources that support the current academic curriculum
  • Provide access to books and knowledge resources
  • Collect library materials in all formats and update all collections to meet the needs of programs offered by SLRTCE.
  • Supportthe various aspects of the institution: teaching, training, research and services
  • Educate and assist college students and staff in the identification and effective use of information and knowledge resources
  • Continue to strengthen and update all collections to meet the needs of all the programs offered by SLRTCE
  • Upgradeinfrastructure and technology to improve the quality of services
  • Meet accreditation standards
  • Ensures that books and knowledge resources available are currently appropriate and accessible during college working days for students as well as staff.
  • SLRTCE practices the motto that building library resources is a continuous process
  • Enhance books collection and information literacy, especially in the student community, by improving student ability to Access information resources effectively and efficiently

Standard Operating Procedures

Purchase of New Books or Other knowledge Resources

  • Departmental Heads ask department library coordinatorsto collect the books requirements and other knowledge resources required for the curriculum.
  • Requirements of all the departments will be complied and forwarded to head by the librarian.
  • Quotations from different vendors are collected and compared for bestprice.
  • Purchase request is prepared and sent for the approval.
  • Once get the approval for purchase, the list will be submitted to the accounts department to check thefund allocated for library budget for the current academic year.
  • After getting the fund approval, books are procured and entry is done in the accessionregister and Library Management Software (LMS).
  • After the stock entry, the books are placed in the respective departmental racks and thencirculated through circulation desks.

Processing Of the Books/ CDs/DVDs

The books are stamped with collegelibrary stamp for identification as library property.

  • The books are placed in the appropriate departmental shelves in the Library
  • TheCDs/DVDs are placed in the technical section.
  • The e-resources are accessible to the users through e-library.

Procedure for borrowing of Books

  • Books will be issued for a period of Fifteen days to the students and one month for the faculty.
  • Re- issue of books to students will be done in Fifteen (15) days for maximum of three times.
  • The faculty should renew the books after every 30 days from the issue date.
  • Students can hold only four book in his/her account at any point of time, whereas a faculty can hold a maximum of six books in his/her account.
  • Books will be issued only after the library card is produced and scanned for bar code of that particular book by LMS software.
  • For re-issue or return, book has to be physically brought to the Library circulation counter on or before due date.

Accounting Of Fine

  • Finewill be collected form students after due date if they return the books. The fine details are as follows:
    • Students- Rs 5/- per day after due date
    • Faculty – No Fine
    • Maximumof Rs 200/- will be collected as fine per book.
  • Fine rate will be fed to Library fine book for generation of fine. The total number of days delayed to return the book after due date is automatically calculated by theLMS Software. The details will be shown to the student on the screen before accepting the fine payment.
  • The fine will be collect in cash and a manual receipt is issued to the card holder.
  • The fine due for the cardholder will be reflected as “pending” on the computer, till the fine amount is paid by the card holder.
  • Fine Report generated by the system is duly tallied with the manual receipts, after thorough checking by the Library- In -Charge.
  • The collected fine amount will be deposited in Accounts department at the end of each semester by the Circulation Staff.
  • The primary responsibility for proper accounting of fine management rests with the Librarian/Assistant Librarian. He/She would be responsible to ensure that the accounting procedure is followed.

Dealing with Misplaced or Lost Books

  • If a book is misplaced/lost by a student/faculty/staff member and is produced by anyone from the Security Office or any other person, the book shall be received in the Library by way of Barcode process and the individual on whose name the book stands would be immediately informed by e-mail and also by putting the information on the Students Notice Board.

  • If the book is lost by the member, then member hast to replace the book to library or the price of the book will be collected from them to order the same copy of the book. Once the book is arrived, the details of lost book is assigned to the new one and kept on the rack.
 

Annual Stock Verification

  • Annual Stock Verification will be initiated by the Principal in the beginning of every academic year.
  • 100% physical checking of books will be done by the Librarian and the Library Assistant
  • The report of stock verification will be generated and forwarded to principal
  • The activities during Stock verification Committee will be:
    • Stock Verification of Books
    • Books purchased during the academic year
    • E-resources procured during the year
    • Periodicals prescribed during the year
    • Details of fine collected and deposited during the academic year
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