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Central Library occupies a place of pride in KLU and is an
essential component of the institute’s outstanding research and education
It is a most lively place on the campus providing a safe,
comfortable and friendly environment that enables learning and advancement of
knowledge, and promotes discovery and scholarship. The mission of the Central
Library is to facilitate creation of new knowledge through acquisition,
organization and dissemination of knowledge resources and providing for value
added services. The Central Library system consists of Central Library and 13
departmental libraries, which collectively support the teaching, research and
extension and employees of the Institute are permitted to make use of library
facilities. The library has a huge collection of books on Engineering,
Management, Science and Humanities and has been offering library services
through its various divisions.
The Central Library has an excellent collection of Books, Journals and Non Book
Materials in Science, Engineering, Technology, Humanities and Management.
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|Journals/ Magazines / Periodicals Hardcopies
|Online Courses/Lessons (NPTEL, SONET, etc.,)
|Online Courses (ACM)
|Online E – Resources and Databases :
IEEE, ASME, ASCE, ACM, STM DIGITAL LIBRARY EBSCO,
STM JOURNALS ELSEVIER , SPRINGAR, J – Gate-Engineering & Technology (JET),
Conference/Proceedings ( 7833 +4840 )
Printers - 3
Scanners - 5
Photocopy machines - 4
Barcode machines - 3.
6 reading rooms with 800 seating capacity (A one lakh SFT central library with radiant cooling system will be commencing from July,2013).
The Central Library has computerized all its activities including Acquisition,
Cataloguing, Circulation, and stock verification using in – house software. The
Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) can be accessed on Internet and Intranet.
The Central Library used Barcode and Biometric technology for computerized
circulation system and stock verification. The Central Library has developed
in-house facility for bar coding of books and ID cards.
Video Collection and Video Viewing:
The Central Library has a collection of 300 video lectures. The Central Library
is equipped with video viewing facility through FTP.
The Central Library remains open on all days of the academic year.
Major Services in the library include Reference services, Photocopying service,
Resource sharing (Inter – Library Loan), Information alert services of new
Digital Library is a part of the Central Library with network built up of fiber
optic Giga-byte Ethernet backbone. The digital library has 60 computer terminals
to access Internet(240 mbps bandwidth)/E-Learning material. It also has a CD server with 1000 CD
The Central Library is a member of DELNET, INFLIBNET,ASME, IEEE, ACM, MAA, MIS, EBSCO and
Bio pharma International, Geotechnical Engineering, Nature, IE, Computer Society
of India, SPRINGER LINK, EBSCO, PROWSE and national knowledge network.