CENTRAL LIBRARY

WELCOME TO CENTRAL LIBRARY OF LBRCE


One Best Book is equal to 100 Good Friends But One Good Friend is equal to a Library

- Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam



Dr. T. Sambasivarao

Librarian

Ph. No.: 08659-222933, Extn.: 607
Mobile: +91 9848341559
E-mail: lbrcelibrary@lbrce.ac.in or ssivaindian@gmail.com

ABOUT CENTRAL LIBRARY


   The library has 61553 volumes with 12159 titles of books and about 3400 back volumes of scientific and technical periodicals. The library also subscribes to nearly 115 National print journals and 45 magazines and more than 6800 e-journals & 31,35,000 e- books. A separate reference section is maintained with Handbooks and General knowledge books. Interlibrary loan facility is available through DELNET. Central Library supports departmental libraries in all departments. The library follows open access system encouraging the user to browse freely in the stock area.

LIBRARY @ A GLANCE


  1. Huge Library complex with an area of 21,792 sft. (Ground , I, & II floors)
  2. The ground floor accommodates Book Circulation Section, Newspapers, Magazines and Reprography / Photocopy
  3. The first floor hosts Back volumes, Project reports, P.G. books, Digital Library and books for competitive examinations etc.
  4. The second floor accommodates current Journals and Reference books
  5. Equipped with modern infrastructure, with a reading capacity for 500 users.
  6. Collection above 61,553 volumes.
  7. More than 7800+ Online E-Journals & 31,35,000 E-books
  8. More than 156 + Print Journals & Magazines
  9. Automated Library powered by ERP Software
  10. A Team of 07 professionally qualified and trained staff, aided by 6 support staff.

WORKING HOURS


  1. Regular working hours --> 08 : 00 AM to 08 : 00 PM
  2. Circulation hours --> 09 : 00 AM to 06 : 00 PM
  3. Book Return hours --> 09 : 00 AM to 06 : 00 PM
  4. Book Issue hours --> 09 : 00 AM to 06 : 00 PM
  5. Reference hours --> 08 : 00 AM to 08 : 00 PM
  6. On 2nd Saturdays --> 09 : 00 AM to 05 : 00 PM
  7. On Sundays --> 09.00 AM to 1.00 PM
  8. The above timings are subject to change from time to time.
  9. It remains closed on all Holidays as notified in the gazette.

LIBRARY COMMITTEE


Functions of the Library Committee:

  1. The library committee is intended to plan and coordinate the execution of the requisite procedures for the functioning of the library.
  2. It takes up the processes of identifying, planning, and such other aspects of the procurement of and processing the books, journals, manuals etc.
  3. It ensures the up gradation of the library to suit the ever-changing industrial requirements.
  4. The committee is expected to monitor the allocation of funds for the books, journals, manuals etc. and the digital processing of information, including on-line journals.
  5. The library committee is also expected to monitor the student and staff utilization of the library
  6. Planning and implementing the library automation, procedures, digital library development and usage.
  7. Conducting annual stock verification

Committee Members:

Academic Year Members
2021 - 22 Click Here
2020 - 21 Click Here
2019 - 20 Click Here
2018 - 19 Click Here
2017 - 18 Click Here

RESOURCES


TOTAL COLLECTION
Volumes: 61553
Titles: 12159
Back Volumes: 1838
Project Reports: 3774
Total Number of CD-ROMs: 6300
E-Journals: 7,800+
E-Books: 31,35,000+
Journals & Magazines - Print: 156 (Click Here for List)

Number of Volumes / Titles / Journals Available (Program-Wise)

S. No. Course (s) Number of Title of the Books Number of Volumes Journals
Procured by College Book Bank
(SC / ST)
National
(Print)
International
(E-Journals)
1 Aerospace Engineering 280 1508 139 03 7800+
For All Programs
2 Civil Engineering 356 2870 262 09
3 Computer Science and Engineering 1575 6588 1109 10
4 Information Technology 1370 5391 443 06
5 Electronics & Communication Engineering 1376 6522 856 12
6 Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering 401 1846 303 06
7 Electrical & Electronics Engineering 888 4209 758 10
8 Mechanical Engineering 1348 8102 1357 10
9 Master of Computer Applications 346 2695 58 10
10 Master of Business Administration 1453 4726 332 30
11 Freshmen Engineering Department 2761 9970 1459 10
Total 12159 54477 7076 116 7800+

Titles and Volumes Added

Academic Year Number of New Titles Added Number of New editions Added Number of New Volumes Added
CFY (2020 – 2021) 41 212 253
CFYm1 (2019 – 2020) 283 660 943
CFYm2 (2018 – 2019) 565 1448 2013
CFYm3 (2017 –2018) 354 893 1247
CFYm4 (2016 –2017) 150 506 656
CFYm5 (2015 –2016) 174 1155 1329

Scholarly Journal Subscriptions

Academic Year Number of Technical Magazines / Periodicals Number of total Technical Journals subscribed Scholarly journal titles (in originals, reprints)
Hardcopy Softcopy
CFY
(2020 – 2021)
156 116 7800+ ASCE, ASME, DELNET, ELSEVIER – SCIENCE DIRECT, IEEE, NLIST & SPRINGER
CFYm1
(2019 – 2020)
156 116 7800+ ASCE, ASME, DELNET, ELSEVIER – SCIENCE DIRECT, IEEE, NLIST & SPRINGER
CFYm2
(2018 – 2019)
156 116 7800+ ASCE, ASME, DELNET, ELSEVIER – SCIENCE DIRECT, IEEE, NLIST & SPRINGER
CFYm3
(2017 – 2018)
156 116 7800+ ASCE, ASME, DELNET, ELSEVIER – SCIENCE DIRECT, IEEE, NLIST & SPRINGER
CFYm4
(2016 – 2017)
156 116 7800+ ASCE, ASME, DELNET, ELSEVIER – SCIENCE DIRECT, IEEE, NLIST & SPRINGER
CFYm5
(2015 – 2016)
156 116 7800+ ASCE, ASME, ASTM, DELNET, ELSEVIER – SCIENCE DIRECT, IEEE, NLIST & SPRINGER

DIGITAL LIBRARY


  1. The institute has a digital library with 40 computers in the Central library.
  2. It has collection of e-journals and e- books like IEEE, ASCE, ASME, ELSEVIER, SPRINGER NATURE, DELNET and INFLIBNET N- List.
  3. The digital library is available on LAN.
  4. Previous years question papers, NPTEL videos, e-books, GATE Papers and e-journal articles are made available in the digital library for easy access through Intranet.

Repographic Facility:

   Printing, Scanning & copying facilities are available in the library.

E-Resources:

  1. Provides IP-based access to the subscribed online e-Journal packages of various publishers
  2. Note : The following resources can be accessed from any computer (with INTERNET) connected to the LAN from anywhere in the campus.
    1. ASCE – Civil Engineering : Click For Journals List - Steps for Accessing
    2. ASME – Mechanical Engineering : Click For Journals List - Steps for Accessing
    3. DELNET : Click For Journals List - Steps for Accessing
    4. ELSEVIER– SCIENCEDIRECT : Click For Journals List
    5. IEEE – ASPP : Click For Journals List - Steps for Accessing
    6. N – LIST (e-shodh sindhu) : Click For Journals List - Steps for Accessing
    7. Springer : Click For Journals List

OPAC: ONLINE PUBLIC ACCESS CATALOGUE

  1. Link for OPAC : Click Here
  2. OPAC provides access to the Library database of LBRCE.
  3. OPAC allows users to search the database by Title, Author, Call Number, Accession number of the document/book

NPTEL VIDEO LECTURES:

S. No. Program Number of Subjects Number of Lectures
1 CSE, IT& MCA 97 2809
2 ECE, EIE& EEE 139 3837
3 MECH, ASE& CIVIL 310 9830
4 MBA 35 1467
5 FED 297 11275
TOTAL 878 29218

RULES & REGULATIONS


  1. SILENCE & CLEANLINESS must be strictly maintained in & around the Central Library.
  2. All Bonafide Students and Staff members of LBRCE are eligible to avail the services of Central Library.
  3. The Library is primarily for the use of Faculty, Research Scholars, Students, and Non-Teaching employees of the Institute.
  4. All UG / PG Students are eligible to borrow books/materails. UG students can borrow 4 (Four) Books and PG students get a maximum 6 (Six) Books from the Circulation section for a maximum period of 14 (FOURTEEN) Days.
  5. On special request, outsiders (Students, Faculty, Research scholars of other Colleges) are also permitted for a shorter period for research with written permission from the Director on the basis of a letter from the concerned Department / Institute.
  6. The privilege of borrowing books from the library is restricted to LBRCE Staff & Students only
  7. An overdue charge is payable for returning books/Materials after the due date.
  8. All students / staff must clear their dues to obtain a NO DUE Certificate from the Central Library.
  9. While borrowing books, the user is advised to check and ensure that the books are in proper condition. If any Page(s) are found MISSING or DAMAGED,the same to be informed to the Library staff on Duty / LIBRARIAN.
  10. The students should get the borrowed books CHECKED OUT and must cooperate with the staff member at the EXIT GATE.
  11. Avoid making Pencil / Pen marks, underlining, or any other type of damage to the books. If any such things are noticed at the time of returning the books, the borrower will be held RESPONSIBLE.
  12. In case, a book is lost/ damaged, the borrower has to REPLACE with the LATEST EDITION of the lost / damaged book. If the book is not available, the borrower has to pay twice the COST as per the Library rules along with the overdue charges, if any.
  13. Borrowers must RETURN books ON or BEFORE the Due Date. The defaulters will be fined one rupee for each book per day after the expiry of the due date.
  14. Book Bank facility is available for SC, ST students. Students belonging to the above groups can make use of these Banks.
  15. Books from the Book Bank will be issued only at the beginning of a semester and the same will have to be returned at the end of the semester.
  16. REFERENCE BOOKS & CURRENT JOURNALS are NOT for ISSUE, and they should be referred within the Central Library only.
  17. Students must follow the Notice Board of the Central Library regularly for updates.
  18. Visit the website at https://www.lbrce.ac.in for more information on Library resources, services and activities.
  19. Consult the LIBRARIAN for any other information or clarification regarding any aspect of the Library.
  20. Utmost cooperation, proper communication, discipline and conduct is highly valued in the library-user interface.
  21. In case of any suggestion or difficulty, please see the LIBRARIAN in person or send an E-mail to: lbrcelibrary@lbrce.ac.in

IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Cell Phones are NOT allowed into the central Library
  2. Students are not allowed into the Library without the Institute's ID card
  3. Library Books are issued through Barcode. Hence, all students must produce ID cards with Barcode for all Library Transactions.
  4. No Transaction will be done without student ID Card.
  5. Students are advised NOT to borrow more than one copy of the same Title
  6. Library Online Catalogue can be searched through OPAC

STAFF MEMBERS


S. No. Name of the Staff Designation Qualifications
1 Dr. T. Sambasivarao Librarian M.A., M.L.I.Sc., PGD-LAN, Ph.D
2 Mr. G. Bhaskara Reddy Sr. Library Assistant M.A., M.LISc.
3 Mr. I. Srinivasa Rao M.A., M.LISc.
4 Mr. B. Venkateswara Rao Library Assistant B.Sc., B.LISc.
5 Mr. K. Narasimha Rao B.A., M.LISc., ITI Binder
6 Mrs. K. Rajeswari Library Helper Intermediate, CLISc.
7 Mr. V. Jaya Krishna M.A., M.LISc.
8 Mrs. S. Nagamani Intermediate
9 Mrs. G. Vara Lakshmi SSC
10 Mrs. G. Jaya Kumari Attender B.Sc
11 Mr. J. Lakshma Reddy SSC
12 Mr. N. Gopi Krishna B.A.
13 Mr. Sk. Pulla Saheb Intermediate