Rajeev Gandhi Memorial
College Of Engineering & Technology
Autonomous Institution
Approved by AICTE - New Delhi
Affiliated to JNTUA Anantapuramu
Counselling Code:

RGIT

Central Library

The College Library is headed by a senior Faculty as Library in-charge and is supported by one Librarian, one Asst. Librarian, Six book keepers, one Sr. assistant, one Hardware Technician and three helpers. The Central Library is spacious, well ventilated and provided with adequate furniture.

To cater to the needs of Students and the Faculty, the Central Library is equipped with about 76,182 volumes and about 12,248 Titles covering the core subjects as well as general subjects. The Library is fully automated and the data base is managed by SLIM 21 software. A good collection of Titles is earmarked as reference books and a spacious reading room is attached to it. The Library is subscribing to as many as 92 National and 480 International Journals and also 53 National and International Magazines.

The books are arranged and classified according to the Dewey Decimal Classification Scheme. All students and staff are the members of the library and about 150 persons can use library simultaneously, Open Access System is followed in the library.

The library rules are formulated with the main focus on maximum utilization of all the library resources by all sections of the college and to facilitate the smooth functioning.

Digital Library

The central library has a separate “Electronics Resources Wing” with more than 300 CD ROMS and also 50 systems having internet connectivity with 30 mbps Bandwidth to access various National and International Journals & on-line e-journals like IEEE: 145, ASME: 26, ASCE: 34, and Elsevier: 275 and to access DELNET and INFLIBNET. To support WAN and LAN the library is equipped with Three SERVERS and 19 core i3 computers connected to Library automation.

NPTEL Resources

National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning resources (NPTEL) material of CSE, CE, ME, EEE, ECE, Basic science and Humanities can be accessed through 12 Core i3 computers.

Working-Hours

All working Days: 8.00 AM to 6.00 PM The Issue Counter functions between 9.30 AM and 5.30 PM on all working days.

Issue and return of books

  1. Books other than reference copies and periodicals will be issued to the members only on the days specified for them for a period of 14 days . For faculty this borrowing period is one month.
  2. Two renewals of books will be allowed provided there are no reservations against these books. For renewals the members shall produce the books physically and also submit their ID cards.
  3. The borrowers are solely responsible for any damage and loss to the books borrowed by them. They shall satisfy themselves with the condition of the books at the time of borrowing.
  4. Failure to return books before the due dates mentioned on the slips, whatever may be the reason shall attract the following rates of overdue charges.
    • First seven days Rs 1/- per day and from 8th day onwards Rs 2/- per day. Holidays are not excluded while counting the days of late return.
    • If the due date mentioned on the due date slip happens to be a holiday, the due date will be taken as the next immediate working day.
    • If a book is not returned within 50 days from the due date, the cost of the book along with overdue charges will be leived.
    • The candidate should keep the books clean, do not tear up or stain the leaves and do not make pencil or other marks on them.

Loss of books

  • Loss of books, if any shall be reported to the librarian immediately and the borrower shall be permitted to provide the replacement with good copy of similar book only on obtaining the permission from the Head of the Institution.
  • If the borrower fails to replace the lost book within the time fixed, twice the cost of the book and the overdue charges will be levied.

Reservation of books

The members shall reserve any book which is already in issue. The reserved books after their return will be kept at the counter for two consecutive days for the benefit of those who reserved them. If they fail to collect them within two days these books shall be issued to the members in the waiting list and the members shall forfeit their seniority in reservation.

General rules

  1. Members without ID cards will not be allowed in to the library.
  2. All members shall sign in the register provided at the entrance accepting the rules and regulations of the library.
  3. Personal books, files and other articles (except a small note book or loose sheets of paper) will not be allowed inside the library.
  4. Strict silence shall always be maintained in the library.
  5. Any marking or writing in the book is strictly prohibited.
  6. Misbehavior in the library will lead to cancellation of membership and also attracts serious disciplinary action.
  7. Notwithstanding any of these rules, the decision of the authorities of the college shall be final in all matters.
  8. Before attending the final project viva-voce the candidate must return all the barrowed books to the library and collect the "no dues".