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ABOUT THE LIBRARY

Welcome

The central library of the college is situated in the heart of the campus which is easily accessible by every visitor & reader.

Mission :

Our mission is to update & satisfy the knowledge related needs of the reader by providing them Electronic resources/ Non book materials as well as book material to facilitate growth & development in the society.

Genesis & Growth : 

The library of SUSCET was initially setup in a room on the ground floor of the main engineering block in 1996. With the growth of college & number of students, staff & services the need for more space was felt which led to its shifting on the second floor of the Engineering block but with the construction of new block on the campus in 2006 & considering the growing & expanding needs of library SUS Group Of Colleges management earmarked a complete first floor for the library in Mechanical Block having seating capacity of 150 students.

Location of Library: 

Library is located on the first floor of Mechanical Block which is easily accessible by all the departments, readers and even visitors. Total area of the library is 750sqm.

Timings: 

All working days- From 9am- 6pm

On Alternate Saturdays- From10am-2pm

Library Resources :

 

Library resources comprise of more than 35,000  books related to General, engineering, management, religious, mathematics, physics, communication skills etc. Library has a very rich collection of both book and non book materials.

Colleges / Departmental Libraries - 

1.Bio-Tech

2.SUS Engg College

3.SUS College of Polytechnic

4.SUS Institute of Research and Technology

Journals

By Subscription- International- 6

National- 62

Arrangement of Library Resources :

The library has adopted open access system which enables the readers to go to the book shelves & select the books & other resources themselves. All the books are classified according to Dewey Decimal Classification & arranged in the classified order on shelves & are catalogued according to AACR II, the dictionary catalogue of which has been arranged in the library.

Digital Resources :

SUSCET library offers Springer Electronics, Electrical & Computer science Engg & J-Gate electronic journals. It also has rich collection of DVDs comprising course material developed by faculty of IIT Kharagpur.

Services : 

1.Circulation Service :

   Book Issue 

   Books are issued for 15 days to students for home use

   One month issue for faculty/staff

2.Book eligibility 

   Undergraduate/ PG – 4 books

   Staff- 6 books

3.OPAC Service: The bibliographical information of library are made available through OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue). The basic searches like author, title, author & title, keyword, publisher, subject heading, call no. etc are introduced. This can be accessed on LAN from anywhere in the campus.

4.Newspaper Clipping Service: Latest news about college is preserved in the library in the form of clippings.

5.Reference Service

6.Referral Service

7.Cataloguing Service

8.Reprographic Service

9.Book Ordering service

Library Automation :

SUSCET Library is fully computerised with” Mindfull Securities” campus software which is web based.

Modules Available 

OPAC Security

Circulation Administration

Serials

Reports

Barcode

About

Members

Acquisition

Backup

Sections of Library

Reference Section

Separate reference section is arranged which preserves all the rare books, Reference Tools, one copy of all textbooks for reference study.

Stack Section

Stack area has been separated from reading hall which comprises of all the book material dealing with Engineering & Management fields, which can be issued for home use.

Reading Hall

Fully Air - conditioned reading hall which provides a very comfortable & calm environment for study. Its seating capacity is of 150 students/ readers.

Current Journals

Journals are displayed in the reading hall which provides latest pin-pointed information to the readers.

Newspaper Section

Newspaper section has been demarcated in the adjoining corridor of the library.

Digital Library

Separate E- Journals room has been provided within the library premises having PCs for uninterrupted access of E- Journals & other electronic media.

Online Public Access Catalogue(OPAC)

Library is fully computerized & all the information regarding books are on LAN which can be accessed from the library as well as from any where in the campus.

Lending Section

(Engineering Books) Library has been enriched with a huge variety of reading material which caters to the needs of each student & reader. It has a vast variety of books dealing with all streams of Engineering, General Reading & management which can be issued for home use.

Book Bank

Library also has a separate Book Bank section in which books are issued to weaker sections of society to ensure their better growth. 

E - Journals

In this era of fast growing information it has become very important that students/readers are kept abreast with changing fields of knowledge. To meet this need, SUSCET Library is subscribing Two databases. 

1.“Gale Cengage Infotrac Engg collection”. 

It gives access to nearly 2226 online journals. Full text journals comprises of 1151 Engg journals available online. The articles are indexed with subject keywords and are searchable by author, title,words etc.

2. “Springer Electrical, Electronics & Computer science Engg:”

In this database 149 new titles along with back files w.e.f. 1997-2014 are available. 

 

For access of E-resources separate room in library has been earmarked with PCs, so that the user can sit comfortably and access/download the material which is required by him. 

 

 

Librarian

Ms. Aarti Deogan- B.A.(Hons), M.A.(Political Science),B.Lib.Isc, M.Lib.Isc,PGDLAN

Library Assistants

Ms. Sukhwinder Kaur- B.A.,B.Lib,Isc, M.Lib.Isc,PGDLAN

Ms. Puneet Kaur- B.A.,B.Lib.Isc, M.Lib.Isc, PGDCA

Mr. Charanjit Singh- B.A., D.Lib.Isc