National Institute of Technology Durgapur

राष्ट्रीय प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान दुर्गापुर

(An Institute of National Importance under Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development)
Mahatma Gandhi Avenue, Durgapur 713209, West Bengal, INDIA
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The Library as one of the important central facilities of the Institute supports the study, teaching, research and development programmes of the Institute. It is housed in a separate building having three floors on a plinth area of 1000sq. mtrs. The library has a collection of 1.2 lac volumes which includes Text Books, Reference Books & Bound vols. of Journals, Standards etc. The Library subscribes to about 180 current Journals. Library operations have been automated with the help of an integrated library software package, LIBSYS-4. The book database is accessible through OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue). Circulation Services are executed through Barcode System. It has a good collection of Electronic resources in its Digital Library. It is an open access library and remains open from 8:30a.m. to 10:30 p.m. on weekdays and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Library has introduced wi-fi Internet facility inside it to facilitate free-flow of information to the users.

Library has a well-equipped Xerox facility. The users can avail of this facility on payment of a nominal charge. It has also some Audio-Visual equipment like Colour TVs, VCPs, Video-Camera, Direct Projectors, and Multimedia Projectors etc. It has also a good IT infrastructure.

The library is an institutional member of DELNET (Developing Library Network), American Center Library, Kolkata, NPTEL (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning), and Current Science Association, Bangalore. It is also a beneficiary Member of INDEST-AICTE (Indian National Digital Library in Engineering, Science & Technology) Consortium, which provides Desktop Access to high quality e-resources (online journals) like IEL Online (IEEE/IEE Electronic Library), Springer Verlag’s Link, Proquest, ACM journals, ASCE, ASME, Nature Magazine, Indian Standards Intranet version)and ASTM journals & Standards etc. It has a good collection of Learning Resources. It has also a collection of several thousand E-Books on Computer Science (Published by Springer) available through our website.
Library e-resources
The Library is an Institutional Member of DELNET (Developing Library Network). It is also a beneficiary Member of INDEST (Indian National Digital Library in Engineering, Science and Technology). INDEST is a consortium which provides desktop access to high-quality e-resources (on-line journals etc.)

Full-text e-resources

Other Database Resources
Semester Questions
ICE Virtual Library (Trial Access up to 19.12.2016)
MathSciNet
Library Press Display ( Trial Access )
Emerald Insight ( Trial Access )
IEL online J-Gate Custom Content
TSpringer Verlag Indian Standards
ACM Digital Library The American Library, Kolkata
ASME Journals DELNET,New Delhi
Elsevier Journals INDEST-AICTE
ONLINE CATALOGUE SERVICE NPTEL
Nature Open Access Journals
ASCE Journals Knimbus (User Manual)
About the library
Establishment of the Instt. : 1960 Established as a joint venture of the Government of India and the Government of West Bengal, Upgraded to National Institute of Technology in 2003 as a Deemed University, Became National Institute of Technology, an Institute of National Importance(INI) in 2007. A premier Technological Institute for Teaching and Research.

Subject Coverage: Bio Tech., Civil Engg., Chemical Engg., Computer Sc and Engg., Electrical Engg., Electronics and Communication Engg., Information Technology, Mechanical Engg., Metallurgy and Material Engg., Management Sci. Degrees: B.Tech, M.Tech, MCA, MBA and PhD.

Library Estd.: 1960 No. of Proff. Staff: 6(six) Other Staff: 8(Eight) Future Plan: Strives to be a world class library with latest technology.

Library Services: Circulation: Automated Circulation through Barcode Technology, Inter Library Loan: ILL facility available with DELNET, INDEST, American Center, and other pioneer Instts. Photocopy: Photo Copy Services available Membership: Students (UG,PG, Res. Scholars), Staff, Faculty User awareness: Orientation and awareness progg. are organized Library Resources: Journals: 180 print journals and 800+online journals Library Holdings: 1.2 lac vols. E-Resources: Comprises E-Books, E-Journals, Data bases,, Standards, Learning Resources(LRs),etc.

OPAC: Online Public Access Catalogue accessible through LAN

Archives: Archival facility of online journals available
Contact Us
Assistant Librarian
Mr. Jitendra Kumar
Phone: +91-343-2754691
Mobile: +91-9434788004
Email: jitendra.kumar@admin.nitdgp.ac.in

National Institute of Technology
Durgapur

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