Eshan College of Engineering

Libraries

“Everything you need for better future and success has already been written. And guess what? All you have to do is go to the library”

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ABOUT ESHAN LIBRARY SYSTEM

Eshan offers a huge Library System with 11 branches. The biggest one is the Central Library located in Block-37

  • Eshan academic community is well catered by all departmental libraries.
  • There are more than 20+ lakh books and e-books on all subject fields.
  • Library system subscribes number of journals, magazines and newspapers.
  • Library system also offers ICT based resources to its users, such as e-books, e-journals, databases. The E-resources subscribed by University Library are IEEE, Springer, EBSCO, Capitaline, Manupatra, JGate plus, DELNET, JSTOR, Ebooks academic collection, McGraw Hill Ebooks collection, S.Chand Ebooks collection, Shodhganga, Shodhgangotri, INFLIBNET, NDL etc.
  • Central Library of the university also manages an Institutional Repository for theses and dissertations.
  • A good number of theses/dissertations and research reports are available in libraries.
  • Besides books, library system also possesses rare book collection, special reports, reference sources, audio-visual material etc.
  • Library system uses LIBSYS ILMS for handling day to day routine tasks of the all the libraries. It makes use of RFID and Barcode system for inventory and security of library materials.

SERVICES

The University's Library system offers a variety of library services

Digital Library Service

The Digital Section in every library is having good number of Computer Systems, which provides access to variety of E-Resources, such as E-books, E-journals, Conference Proceedings, Reports, Statistical Analysis, Court Cases, Company profiles, E-newspapers, E-magazines and whole lot of material for fulfilling the academic requirements of the library users.

Online Catalogue (OPAC)

The Online Catalogue of all the libraries is available for 24X7 throughout year. Users may search and check the availability of a particular book, journal, audio-visual material, theses, dissertation etc. anywhere and anytime.

Circulation of Books

All libraries in the university provide this service with varied loan privileges. Students and staff can make use of any library to avail this service.

CD/DVD Content Service

On the pattern of Journal Content Service, this service arranges the contents of recently received CDs/DVDs and route the same to the faculty members and students, so as users may make use of CDs/DVDs received by the libraries.

Reference Service

The University Library System provides Reference Service to it's users. The reference service is provided offline and online format. Any registered user may approach to Reference Librarian for particular query about resources, services or any other particular query related to his/her academic requirement. The reference librarian keep records of all reference queries for analysis and adding more number of reference sources in the library.

Access to E-resources and Databases

Online Access is provided to users for variety of E-resources. Users can access E-resources within and outside the campus as well. The remote access to resources is given to users via Ezproxy. Users may straightway open the particular subscribed E-resources or they may use UMS (Campus ERP) for accessing E-resources. The usage data of E-resources is generated periodically and analysed further for to subscribe relevant contents for the users.

RESOURCES

The University's Library system offers a variety of library Resources

Books
Eshan Library System provides access to more than 20+ Lakh books and e-books covering all fileds of knowledge, e.g. Engineering, Pharmacy, Architecture, Hotel Management, Law, Agriculture, Chemical Scieinces, Education, Social Sciences, Physiotherapy etc. University provides generous grant for addition of new book to supplement existing collection.
Journals/Magazines/Newspapers
The Periodical section of all the libraries subscribe good number of journals/magazines and newspapers. Currently, over 30000 (Print / Electronic Journals), more than 2000 Newspapers (Print / Electronic) and over 800 magazines (Print / Electronic) are being subscribed by the university library. 
Theses and Dissertations
Theses and dissertations collection is available in Central Library. There is separate section for these resources and students refer them as and when required. Library also manages online repository of theses, dissertations and other university publications, which is accessible through UMS or Digital Repository link.
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The University's Library system provides state of the art infrastructure for comfortable learning environment

Library’s beautiful and user-friendly infrastructure includes big spacious halls, multimedia lab, digital sections, discussion rooms, circulation counters, air-conditioned well ventilated premises, neat and clean toiletries, fresh filtered water, lifts and staircases and well maintained library sections. Special attention is given on the upkeep of the library building by regular inspections and continuous up-gradation of the infrastructure.

E-RESOURCES

The University's Library system provides variety of E-Resources & Databases to the users to supplement their teaching, learning and research activities.

These E-Resources can be accessed inside and outside the campus. For using them inside, users just need to click on the link of desired E-Resource available at library portal.

E journals

  • IEEE
  • SPRINGER
  • JGATE fryuf
  • E-Books

  • E-BOOKS ACADEMIC COLLECTION
  • MCGRAW HILL EDUCATION EBOOKS
  • DELNET EBOOKS COLLECTION
  • S.CHAND EBOOKS
  • Databases

  • EBSCO: ULTIMATE ACADEMIC
  • COLLECTION
  • JSTOR
  • EPWRF INDIA TIME SERIES
  • CAPITALINE
  • DELNET
  • Intellectual Property Resources

  • IEEE
  • SPRINGER
  • JGATE fryuf
  • Useful Links for Resources

  • NDLTD- NETWORKED DIGITAL LIBRARY OF THESES AND DISSERTATIONS
  • SHODHGANGA

    For providing remote access (outside campus) to the E-Resources, Library system uses EZproxy middleware solution. The middleware allows library users to have remote online access of various subscribed e-contents with single sign-on the existing library credentials i.e. username and password.

    OPEN ACCESS

    Free E-Resources
    Consortium for Educational CommunicationionView Link
    Directory of Open Access RepositoriesView Link
    eGyanKosh (IGNOU)View Link
    Library of CongressView Link
    National Digital Library of IndiaView Link
    National Science Digital Library (NSDL)View Link
    NISCAIR Online Periodicals RepositoryView Link
    NPTELView Link
    Parliament Digital LibraryView Link
    The British LibraryView Link
    UNESCO LibraryView Link
    Virtual LibraryView Link
    World Digital LibraryView Link

    ONLINE PUBLIC ACCESS CATALOG (OPAC)

    The University’s Library system provides OPAC to search Books and other reading material available in 11 libraries.

    OPAC provides basic and advance search options to the users. It tells about status of availability of the document in all 11 libraries. Besides, it also shows some external links for further search on desired document.

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