A BRIEF PROFILE OF THE CENTRAL LIBRARY
In order to serve the diverse library needs of the Engineering Undergraduate, Post graduate, Research Scholars, the faculty members, and other library users the central library has collections of Textbooks, e-Books, Reference books, Conference proceedings, Annual report, Magazines and non-book material such as CD-ROMS etc.
The central library holds more than 7000 educational books which are as per the course requirement of the various semesters of different departments. The central library accept donations of books from all corners. These donated books are classified and recorded separately for references.
Due to space constraints the central library has not much collection of Reference books since books which are of immensely required are only collected. But the available reference books has really aid the users in imparting of knowledge and its dissemination as well.
For professional development of faculties, Research activities of research scholars and students the central library also subscribed E-journals like:
SPRINGER LINK (1400+eJournals)
IEEE-IEL Online eJournals
Taylor & Francis Journals of Science and Technology
These eJournals are accessible only through the institute network or a specific institute IP address.
The library also subscribed one local newspaper and other national newspapers like Times of India, The Telegraph, Newslink, The Economic Times, Employment News and also Magazines like India Today, Sporstar. These newspapers are also widely circulated to all the hostels through the central library.
Apart from the subscription of eJournals, collection of Textbooks, References, Newspapers and Magazines, the central library has accessed to e-books particularly from Tata McGraw Hills and Elsevier. These purchased e-books are accessible on and off the campus. The fraternity of NIT Mizoram can access these e-books anytime and anywhere.
The lists of subject included in subscription of eBooks are:
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
The access link for these eBooks are:
Tata McGraw Hill eBooks : http://18.104.22.168/logedin.php
Elsevier eBooks : http://www.sciencedirect.com
A specific username and password are assigned against these access.
The central library is automated with an integrated library management software package ‘LIBMAN’ . The library collection has been created and available through Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) to the users through the IP based online access to these resources.
Barcode technology has been successfully installed to assist the circulation process as well as security of the library holdings. Various developmental steps has been implemented for modernization of the central library such as MOPAC- Mobile OPAC to aid the users, RFID technology for betterment of the security system in the central library.
The library opens 5 days a week ie. Monday-Friday as per normal office timing.