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Tuesday, 31 Jan 2023

About Central Library

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Introduction: The Central library is divided into five distinct divisions, namely: Acquisition, Binding, Circulation, Digital Library, Documents & Records Keeping and Book Bank. Each division is headed by a senior library professional/ employee with years of experience behind him. All divisional in-charges report to In-charge Librarian and work under his supervision.

The operations of Central Library are managed by a Core Committee that has Dr. Rajnish Kurchania (Chairman), Dr. Pankaj Swarnkar (Member), Dr. Gaurav Dwivedi (Member) and Mr. Pankaj Kumar Sharma (I/c Librarian and Member). All policy decisions are taken after due deliberations amongst core committee members and/or the meetings of an extended library committee that has representation of all departments. All decisions are duly and promptly conveyed to all subscribers through notices, circulars and institute website

Central Library Committee:

Chairman : :         Dr. Rajnish Kurchania, Professor, Department of Physics

Member     : :         Dr.Pankaj Swarnkar, Assistant Professor Department of  Electrical Engineering

Member     : :         Dr.Gaurav Dwivedi, Asstt. Professor,Department of Energy Centre  

     Member     : :         Mr Pankaj Kumar Sharma, Deputy Librarian & Section Head, Central Library

 Print Collection:

            Central Library           : :         153272 Books and Back Volume of Hard Copy Journals

            SC/ST Book Bank      : :         21598 Books

            General Book Bank    : :         7066 Books

            Ph.D. Theses             :  :        1419

            Lecture CD’s              : :         2061              

            Lecture Videos           : :         398

   List of Hindi Books   : :     Available on Institute Website (Category : Hindi Books Collection)

 List of online Resources Available (Through E-Shodhsindhu Consortium) :


Name of Online Resource

Name of Publisher


ACM Digital Library



ASCE Journals



ASME Journals



ISID Database


Shodh Shuddhi Access: URKUND Plagiarism Detection Software

NDL e-Resources: World e-Book Library & South Asia Archive (SAA)

The URL of above online resources is available on MANIT website

 Database and Software :  Library Management Software, TLSS (Total Library Software System)

Digital Library:  Total Number of Computer Systems Available to Access the Online

Resources     :  :        40

Facilities Created for Library Users

 Library Facilities-:

  • Circulation of Books
  • OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) Facility
  • Reference Service
  • Online Resources (eBooks, Databases & Journals)
  • New Arrivals Information available through Institute  Website
  • Book Bank facility for Poor Students

(Both General and SC/ST Categories)

National Digital Library : Institutional Membership of NDL (National Digital Library)


Deputy Librarian & Section Head, Central Library

Ph: 07554051381