About Library

“One best book is equal to hundred good friends

But one good friend is equal to a library”

                                                                                                  – Dr.A.P.J Abdul Kalam

 Library is a store house of knowledge. Library is the heart of any institute; Library is the foundation for learning.

The VCET Library is housed in a spacious new building Krishna Chetana(ground floor). The library with a floor area of 877 sq meters. Segregated in to various sections like Lending, Reference, Digital library, Newspaper, Periodicals, Reading room etc.

Library collection is about 45047 volumes with 6216 titles on Engineering, Management and Humanities; it contains Abstracts, Directories, Yearbooks, and Biographical sources, Textbooks, Thesis, Dissertations, Encyclopedias and General books. Library subscribes to 48 technical print journals and more than 11000 e-books. It has the capacity to accommodate 200 students at a time. It has membership with VTU Consortium, NDL and it is enabled with Wi-Fi technology.

Digital Library

Digital library having 12 systems with high speed internet facility. The digital Library exclusively used for the online access of e-Journals, e-books, conference proceedings, articles, educational videos and e-resources.


Electronic resources (e-resources) are materials in digital format accessible electronically. E-resources may be electronic journals (e-journal), electronic books (e-book), Conference proceeding , Articles, e-learning materials ,Videos etc., online databases in varied digital formats like Adobe Acrobat documents (.pdf), WebPages (.html, .html, .asp etc) and more. The VCET Library has subscribed online e journals and e-books on various publishers through a member of VTU Consortium.

  • E-resources such as e-journals, e-databases, e-books made available by the Central Library, are for academic use only.

  • Use e-resources for scholarly, educational or research, teaching-learning purposes.

  • Systematic downloading of entire journal issues or volumes, or large portions of other e-resources is not permitted.

  • Using e-resources for commercial gain is not permitted. Transmitting, disseminating or otherwise making online content available is unauthorized.


Publishers Subject Coverage No. of Resources Website
Elsevier Science Direct CS+EC+ME+CV and Engineering(Allied Subject) 304 Journals www.sciencedirect.com
Taylor & Francis (T&F) CS+ME+EC+CV and Engineering(Allied Subject) 535 Journals www.tandfonline.com
Springer Nature CS+ME+EC+CV and Engineering(Allied Subject) 690 Journals www.link.springer.com
Emerald Management 120 Journals www.emeraldinsight.com
Elsevier Engineering and Allied Branches of Engineering 436 E-Books www.sciencedirect.com
Taylor & Francis Engineering 4950 E-Books www.crcnetbase.com
McGrawHill Education Engineering 505 E-Books www.new.knimbus.com
New Age International Engineering 220 E-Books www.digital.elib4u.com
Packt Engineering 5002 E-Books www.new.knimbus.com
NetAnalytiks Sententia Grammar/writing tool www.sententia.online
Turnitin Plagiarism originality Online Check www.turnitin.com
Knimbus 1.Digital Library Platform 2.Remote Access Solution 3. Mobile App E-Books: 10000 + E-Journals: 5700 + www.new.knimbus.com

Print Journals

Sl.No Journals
1 Current Trends in Information Technology
2 ICFAI - Computer Science
3 Journal of Computer Technology & Applications
4 Journal of Digital Information Management
5 Journal of Operating Systems Development & Trends
6 Journal of Computer Science Engineering & Software Testing
7 Journal of Image Processing & Artificial Intelligence
8 Journal of Scientific & Industrial Research
9 Indian Journal of Network Engineering
10 Journal of Engineering and Technology
11 Journal of Engineering and Technology
12 Global Journal of Network and Applications


Sl.No Journals
1 Indian Jnl. of Electrical and Biomedical Engineering
2 Indian Journal of VLSI design & Embedded Systems
3 IUP Journal of Electrical & Electronics Engineering
4 Journal of Electronic Engineering and Communication Engineering
5 Journal of Electronics Design Engineering
6 Journal of Optical Communication Electronics
7 Journal of Signal Processing & Applications
8 Journal of Wireless ,Mobile & Telecommunication
9 International Journal of Power Electronics Controller and Converters
10 Journal of Biomedical Signal Processing
11 Digit
12 Electronics For You(EFY)


Sl.No Journals
1 Indian Journal of Engineering and Material Science
2 Indian Journal of Mechanical Material and Machining
3 Journal of Production and Industrial Engineering
4 Manufacturing Technology Today
5 Current Developments in Mechanics and Thermodynamics
6 Trends in Machine Design


Sl.No Journals
1 Journal of Transportation Engineering and Its Application
2 Indian Concrete Journal
3 Journal of Remote Sensing,GIS and Geotechnical Engineering
4 Journal of Structural Engineering
5 Indian Journal of Surveying and Structural Engineering
6 International Journal of Water Resources and Environmental Management


Sl.No Journals
1 Finance India
2 IIMB Management Review
3 Indian Journal of Industrial Relations
4 Indian Journal of Training and Development
5 IUP Journal of Knowledge Management
6 Journal of Financial Risk Management
7 Journal of Management Research
8 Journal of Marketing Management
9 RBI Bulletin
10 Business India
11 Indian Journal of International Business Entrepreneurship Development
12 Current Labour Reports

Library Statistics:
ENGINEERING 40084 5286 5141 36
MBA 4936 930 939 12
TOTAL 45047 6216 6080 48


EC 8322 1267 12 VTU E-Consortium
CS 8800 1031 12 VTU E-Consortium
ME 7643 850 6 VTU E-Consortium
CV 7600 838 6 VTU E-Consortium
IS 3579 563 VTU E-Consortium
BS 2717 97 VTU E-Consortium
MBA 4963 930 12 VTU E-Consortium
GENERAL 1301 613 VTU E-Consortium
TOTAL 45047 6216 48 VTU E-Consortium

 Services provided by the library
  • General Book Bank Scheme

  • SC/ST Book Bank Scheme

  • Book Lending

  • Book Renewal and Reservation

  • Open Access System

  • Digital Library

  • Memberships: 1. VTU E-Consortium

                                2. NDL

  • Wi-Fi and Barcode Technology

  • New Arrivals

  • E-Question Papers

  • Remote Access of e-Resources

  • Photocopy, Scanning

  • OPAC

  • CCTV  Surveillance

  • Fire Extinguisher

Library Timings:


Library Rules
  •  Maintain silence in the library.

  • Check- In and Check -out is must to use the library resources.

  • Personal belongings like bag, personal books, and umbrella etc. are not allowed in to the library.

  • Student ID card is not transferable. The borrower is responsible for the books borrowed on his/her card.

  • Books will be issued after scanning   the student ID card for 14 days only.

  • Students are required to check the books while borrowing and they will be responsible for any type of damage noticed at the time of return.

  • Overdue Charges- First 30days after the due date Rs.1 per day,After 30days Rs.2 per day.                                                              

  • Members must replace the book if lost with latest edition along with overdue charges.

  • No discussion is permitted inside the library.

  • Refreshment of any kind shall not be taken in to the library.

  • Produce ID card whenever no due certificate is to be collected from the library and there should not be any dues on borrowed books.

Library Advisory Committee:

The function of the LAC is to support the functioning of the library so that it can facilitate the library development plans by promoting the library development activities with the guidance of Principal and Management. It acts as a channel of communication and dialogue between the Library and its users. The LAC’s main objective is to act as a bridge between the Library and the academic fraternity, the institute head and management.

Sl.No Name Designationa Role
1 Dr.Mahesh Prasanna Principal Chairman
2 Dr.Anand Rao HOD,Civil Member
3 Dr. Manujesh B. J HOD,ME Member
4 Dr. Sekhar S. Iyer HOD,MBA Member
5 Prof. Ramananda Kamath HOD, FY Member
6 Prof. Krishnamohan HOD,CSE Memebr
7 Prof. Srikanth Rao HOD,ECE Member
8 Mr. Dinesh Gowda P Librarian Convener

Library Staff:
Sl.No Name Qualification Designation
1 Mr. Dinesh Gowda P M.Lisc
2 Mr. Sundara BA, B.Ed Library Assistant
3 Mr. Ramesh JOC/C.Lib Attender
4 Mr. Udaykrishna SSLC Attender
5 Mr. Damodar PUC Attender
6 Mr. Dinesh E B.Com,B.LISc Attender


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