The concept of libraries has revolutionized human creative thinking and mankind has witnessed a sea change in the standard of living as books preserve archival materials and historical records for the coming generation. We are a part of an information age and libraries should be situated in a dynamic information environment to provide the in-depth knowledge to their users. The library, as the resource gateway through which people disseminate and share information, needs to redefine and re-emphasize what is essential to its professional practice in the digital age.
PIET consists of a central library and also has several departmental libraries. Centralized on user services, the library makes every effort to provide an enjoyable learning environment for users. This system enables the library to open for extensive hours and connects the users with Digital, Virtual Reference & Referral Services, Mobile Services, Digital Resources, Internet communications, Reprography Services, Book Bank Service & Inter Library Loan.
Existing Services And Section :
Book Bank :
The college runs a Book Bank intended to assist students, from the economically weaker sections of society, by giving text books on loan to deserving students for a whole academic semester according to the rules framed for the purpose.
Reference Section :
Additional Reading Section
Journals/Periodicals Section :
Journals being the primary source of information are essential to supplement the research activities and are required regularly. A number of Journals are being subscribed to facilitate the on ing research activities to expand the areas of future research activities.
Access to Online Journals :
Springer Link is one of the world’s leading interactive databases for high-quality STM journals, book series, books, reference works and the Online Archives Collection. Springer Link is a powerful central access point for researchers and scientists.
Current National International Periodicals
CD-Rom Access to Engineering Science Data Base
Automation of Library Services :
To keep pace with oning technological changes it is essential that the library records are computerized and the future information is obtained in digital format for making it accessible to the faculty students at their work places which will not only save time but make the simultaneous access of information at the same time which is otherwise not possible in print formats.
To make the library services automated the following work are carried out:
- Data Entry of Existing Collection/Records.
- Data Entry of New Arrivals.
- Bar Coding of Existing Record/Collection.
- Bar Coding of Membership Cards and Incoming Records/Documents.
- Procurement of Hardware Software.
- Electronic Security-surveillance System is in process.
- New Services Section to be Started :
- Text Book Section for Teachers.
- Text Book Section for Students with Reading Room