VADAPALANI CAMPUS

Library

Library

About Library

The library is the art of the academic centre at SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University), Vadapalani Campus. It is designed to meet the information needs of SRM Institute of Science and Technology.

The Library has large collections of books, CDs, Journals and Magazines covering various branches of Engineering & Technology, Science and Humanities and thier related fields

The library is located in 'C' block, 1st floor, 'D' wing covering an area of 7500 sq.ft.  with seating a capacity of 150. It is fully air - conditioned.

Vision

To be the premier destination for knowledge creation and dissemination in the field of engineering and technology and management.

Mission

To provide comprehensive resources and services in support of the research, teaching, and learning needs of the University Community.

Membership

Membership is open to all the staff and the students of SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University), City campus.

Library Timings

The library working hours are as follows

  • Week Days -7.30 a.m to 5.00 p.m.
  • Saturday - 9.00 a.m to 4.00 p.m
  • Sunday - 9.00a.m to 4.00 p.m.

Holidays

All Government / University holidays will be observed as holidays.

Circulation Policy

- Staff
- Students

Issue Limit for Staff & Students

Membership Category

Resource Qty

Duration

Teaching Staff

6

Full Semester

Supporting Staff

Programmers

4

15 days

Lab Assistants

2

15 days

Students

Under Graduate

3

15 days

Post Graduate

4

15 days

Issue

  • Books are issued within the issue limit of the membership category
  • Members’ ID card should be presented at the time of issue
  • Members should get the documents duly issued at the circulation counter
  • Members are responsible for all the books issued on  their cards
  • Journals, Reference Books and Question papers will not be issued for circulation. These are  for reference only.

Note

Additional two books shall be issued to those students who are secure a CGPA of 8.5. The HODs can recommend the student list to the library through the Director.

All final year student members should get a "No Dues Certificate" (NoC) from the Librarian. The Course Completion / Mark Sheet, Degree Certificate will be given only on producing of the NoC.

Similarly, the staff members who intend to leave the University should settle all the dues including the ID cards and obtain a "No Dues Certificate" (NoC) from Librarian.

Return

Books should be returned within the due date mentioned on the Due Date Slip.

Renewal

Books can be renewed twice for 15 days if there is no reservation against the particular books.
Books have to be presented physically at the circulation counter for their renewal.

Reservation

Books can be reserved only when they are on loan.
Reservation for the available resources will not be accepted.

Overdue Charges

A borrowed book should be returned on or before the due date marked on the due date slip, failing which a penalty of

  • 1 – 15 days Rs.1/- per day,
  • 16 – 30 days Rs.2/-per day (from day one onwards)
  • 30 days & above  Rs.5/- per day (from day one onwards) will be collected as overdue charge per book .

Loss of Books

The members should report to the library immediately, if he or she loses a particular book and it should be replaced with a new one along with a levy of overdue charges if any. In case the member is unable to replace the books which are lost, he or she will be levied a penalty three times the cost of the book plus the overdue charges.

Loss of ID Card

The members should report to the library immediately, if he or she loses the ID card. The duplicate ID card will be issued by the ID Card Dept. on payment of Rs. 1000/- by demand draft (DD) in favour of, "SRMIST”, payable at Chennai.

Library Collections

Books

Library has around 21763 volumes of books consisting of 5440 titles which include Reference Books, Handbooks, Dictionaries and Encyclopedias.

CDs

Library has around  800 subject CDs covering Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Management and Science and Humanities.

Journals

The Library has 107 national journals / magazines covering the following branches

  • Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Management and Science and Humanities

Library Services

  • Library provides the following services to its members
  • Issue / Return / Renewal of Books and CDs
  • Reservation of Books
  • Reference Services
  • Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) for Book Search
  • Old Question Papers for Reference
  • Access to E – Journals through Remotex in Kattankulathur

Library Staff Member

Name

Designation

Email ID

Mr. P. John Wesly 

Librarian

Librarian@vdp.srmuniv.ac.in

Mr.p.Raja

Asst.Librarian

raja.p@vdp.srmuniv.ac.in

Mr. S. Vairam

Library Assistant

vairam.s@vdp.srmuniv.ac.in

Mr. D. Dinesh

Library Assistant

dinesh.d@vdp.srmuniv.ac.in

Mr. Dominic Savio 

Office Assistant

-

Mr.R.Vignesh

Office Assistant

-

Mr. R. Prabhu

Attender

-

             Access to E – Journals through srm univ Remotexs in kkattankulathur

CDs

Library has around  800 subject CDs covering Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Management and Science and Humanities.

Remotex Software

http://srmuniv.remotexs.in

NPTEL

nptel-//172.31.5.2 (Available in local ip)

  • Resource Sharing
    • BCL (British Council Library, Chennai)
    • Reprographics Facilities (xerox):