VADAPALANI CAMPUS

Library

Library

About Library

The library is the art of the academic centre at SRM University, Vadapalani Campus. It is designed to meet the information needs of SRM University community.

Library has large collections of books, CD's, Journals and Magazines covering various branches of Engineering & Technology, Science and Humanities and its related fields

The library is located in 'C' block, 1st floor, 'D' wing covering 7500 sq.ft. area with seating capacity of 150 members. 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 University, City campus.

Library Timings

The library working timings are as follows

  • Week Days - 9.00 a.m to 5.00 p.m.
  • Saturday - 9.00 a.m to 4.00 p.m
  • Sunday - 9.00a.m to 2.00 p.m.

Holidays

All Government / University holidays will be observed.

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 their cards
  • Journals, Reference Books and Question papers will not be issued for circulation. These are only for reference

Note

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

All final year student members should get "No Dues Certificate" (NOC) from Librarian. The Course Completion / Mark Sheet, Degree Certificate will be given only on production of 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 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 return on or before the due date marked on the due date slip, failing which a penalty of Rs.10/- will be collected as overdue charge per book / per day.

Loss of Books

The members should report to the library immediately, if he or she loses particular books and it should be replaced with a new copy along with a levy of overdue charges if any. In case of 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 overdue charges if any.

Loss of ID Card

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

Library Collections

Books

Library has around 10079 volumes of books consisting of 2750 titles which includes Reference Books, Handbooks, Dictionaries and Encyclopedias.

CD's

Library has around 500 subject CD's covering Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Management and Science and Humanities.

Journals

Library has 39 national journals / magazine 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 member
  • Issue / Return / Renewal of Books and CD's
  • Reservation of Books
  • Reference Services
  • Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) for Book Search
  • Old Question Papers for Reference
  • Access to E - Journals

Library Staff Member

Name Designation Email ID
Mr. P. John Wesly  Librarian -
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 -
Ms. Kiruthika. S Office Assistant -
Mr. R. Prabhu Attender -