To encourage research activities and enhance knowledge base CEC has an updated library consisting of various books, journals,periodicals and dailies etc. The reference of books is a regular feature in the library making sure that all the important titles/ topics are covered and students do not miss out on anything. CEC-CGC library consists of approx. 47767 books and 85 journals and lakhs of E-journals & E-Books through ONLINE DATABASES.
The library has a nice inflow of natural lighting along with proper ventilation with huge windows on both sides and all the basic amenities. The books are arranged according to subject classification and arranged in the library in systematic manner. We have a separate Periodical section. We conduct user orientation programme for fresh students every year. Separate reference sections for text books are also available in the library.
|Carpet Area of Library (in Sqm)||1300 sq m.|
|Reading space (in Sqm)||760 sq m.|
|Number of seats in reading space||325|
|Number of Transactions per day||300|
|Number of users (Reading space ) per day||450|
|Timings Academic (Working Day & Weekend)||09:00 am to 06:30 pm|
|During Examinations||09:00 am to 09:00 pm|
|Number of Library Staff||10|
|Number of library staff with degree in Library Management||8|
|Computerization for search ,indexing ,Issue/return records||YES|
|Bar Coding used||YES|
|Lib.services on Internet/Intranet||YES|
|INDEST or other similar membership||DELNET|
|National Digital Library||YES|
E-Libraries & Journals
Library is the brain of any educational institution of higher learning. It is the hub around which all the academic activities of the institution revolve. The CEC library of Chandigarh Engineering College –CGC is computerized and is stocked with thousands of books authored by authorities on the subject. The intake of books is a regular feature in the library and no important title related to the courses of study is missed. In addition to the course books, general books for personality development, general knowledge, handbooks, yearbooks, reference and rare books etc. are also added to the collections. The library subscribes to national and international subject journals, magazines of current interest along with national and regional dailies to keep the students abreast with the day to day happenings in the world and their fields of study. The duplex library is fully furnished and it can seat 325 students at a time in its spacious reading halls. The serene atmosphere in the library with rows of neatly stacked books plays a major role in attracting the students to the library for serious study and supplementing their class notes.
The CEC library has a collection of 47767 volumes and subscribes to 85Journals,24 Magazines and 19 Nerwspapers . Apart from books it has a huge collection of Audio video material, CD’s & DVD’s. The library maintains a separate “Book Bank” collection exclusively for the meritorious students.
|Availability of Digital Library contents||YES|
|If available ,then mention number of courses||6 (CSE/IT/ME/ECE/MBA/MCA)|
|No.of e-journals in Delnet||1378|
|No.of e-journals in Ebsco||3300+|
|No.of E-Books||More than 20 Lakhs|
|E-Resources||DELNET,WORLD E-BOOK LIBRARY,GALE E-JOURNALS,EBSCO,NPTEL VIDEO LECTURES ,NDL TURNITIN PLAGIARIAM CHECKER|
|Availability of an exculsive Server||YES|
|Availability over Intranet/Internet||YES|
|Availability of exclusive space/room||YES|