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Library

 

Library

 

Mahatma Gandhi Central Library of our college is housed in the first floor of the Dr. Mahalingam Vigyan Bhavan in an area of 16945 sq.ft. (1575 sq.m.). Central library has a collection of 104475 volumes and 66559 titles included. The central library subscribed 178 Print Journals, 48 magazines and 9122 Online International Journals for scholarly communication. The main aim of the central library is to provide information services and access to print and e-resources to support the informational needs of the institute community. The fully computerized central library is well equipped with modern facilities and resources in the form of books, printed and electronic journals, CD-ROMs, on-line databases, audio video cassettes, project reports etc. Open Access System is being followed to access the books and journals.

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The library also has fully subscribed access to the following external resources:

  • IEEE
  • Springer
  • Elsevier (Science Direct)
  • J-GATE Electronic Directory Service by Informatics
  • ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers)
  • ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers)
  • McGraw Hill Access Engineering Library
  • EBSCO (Management)
  • ASTM Digital Library
  • ISO-JTC1 – ONLINE
  • DELNET (Developing Library Network)

In addition to the well stocked and fully automated central library, each department of KCT has its own departmental library to facilitate easy access to the faculty. A total of 12900 volumes are available in the departmental libraries.

 

Timings

Working hours

Monday to Saturday
Working Hours: 8.00 a.m. – 11.00 p.m.
Transaction Timings: 9.00 a.m. – 6.30 p.m.

 

On Second Saturday, Sunday, Vacation
Working Hours: 8.30 a.m. – 4.30 p.m.
Transaction Timings: 9.00 a.m. – 4.00 p.m.
Central Library will remain closed during Government and Institutional holidays.

 

Library Staff

 

Dr. KRISHNAMURTHY V, B.Sc, M.L.I.S, M.Phil, PGDCA, Ph.D ASST LIBRARIAN

Mr. RAVICHANDRAN D, M.A, B.L.I.S LIBRARY ASSISTANT

Mr. VELUSWAMY R, M.A, B.Ed, M.L.I.S LIBRARY ASSISTANT

Mr. NANDHAKUMAR S, M.A, M.L.I.S LIBRARY ASSISTANT

Mr. KANAGARAJ M, M.A, M.L.I.S, M.Phil, D.C.S LIBRARY ASSISTANT

Mr. KRISHNAMOORTHY P, B.Com, M.L.I.S, M.Phil LIBRARY ASSISTANT

Mr. MANIMARAN P, B.A, M.L.I.S LIBRARY ASSISTANT

Ms. SHANTHI N, B.A, M.L.I.S LIBRARY ASSISTANT

Ms. RAJARAJESWARI V, M.C.S, D.B.A, M.L.I.S LIBRARY ASSISTANT

Ms. DHANALAKSHMI, B.B.A., C.L.I.S LIBRARY ASSISTANT

Mr. PALANISWAMY K LIBRARY ATTENDER

 

OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue)

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Web OPAC enhanced library facility for easy to search and locate library material enabled in globally. Some of the key features are listed

  • Bibliographic details of all Resources of Mahatma Gandhi Central Library and all department libraries can be searched and viewed globally.
  • Simple, Quick, Advance and Query Search facility
  • Reserve / Cancel the required on library issued items
  • Renew to extend the overdue period
  • Individuals transaction history
  • Book Review & Rating options
  • List of new arrivals
  • Suggest / request service by the library user
  • View special collections in the library
  • Table of Content – helps readers preference selection
  • Question Bank collection access
  • Institutional repository access
  • Password change provision

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(Latest version of KCT Lib.apk available in Web OPAC login)

  • Individual login to search books & reserve
  • Individual Transaction History
  • Renewal – Wish to extend return date
  • Individuals Overdue abstract
  • Question Bank search & download {Question paper download in your internal memory (SD card\AutoLib\). Document viewer / ES File explore is required to view the file}

 

Internal

 

External

 

Library Upgradation

  • The existing library automation software upgraded with global access facility
  • Enhancement of infrastructure to improve the learning ambiance by incorporating silent room, self study room, seminar hall and discussion room.
  • Separate book section for competitive examination like UPSC, GATE, TNPSC and others is added to enable students to prepare and increase their competitive skills.
  • Every year on occasion of Founder Chairman’s Anniversary 1000 books will be added in to library. These books cater the need of self development, biography, ancient and modern history, social science and literature.
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Activities & Events

  • M-OPAC and Web OPAC introduced for library easy to access by Joint Correspondent on 13th March, 2017
  • “Anantha Jyothi 2016” event inaugurated by Joint Correspondent on 03rd October, 2016 fond memory of founder chairman.
  • UPSC Library corner inaugurated in library on 29th July, 2016, by Mr. S. Sathish Kumar (607th Rank holder in UPSC Exam) 2005-2009 batch student of KCT.
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Library Advisory Committee

 
Roles and Responsibility

  • Library advisory committee will ensure updation of facilities and resources of library from the  feedback collected based on various stakeholders to enhance the functioning and effective use of library
  • Library advisory committee will meets periodically and reviews the status and suggests new initiative
  • Support and monitor the effective functioning of the library

Committee Constitution

  • Principal act as Chairman of the committee
  • Librarian is a  secretary of library advisory committee
  • Professor, library in-charge and one faculty member/department library in-charge from each department act as member
  • One student member from each department with mixed category of day scholar / hosteller, male / female, and various years groups

Feeds

Events

Contact Info

College      : 0422-2661100
Fax             : 0422-2669406
Placement : 0422-2661515
Principal    : 0422-2661121
E-mail        : info@kct.ac.in

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