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Vision

Centre Library, NITTTR Kolkata envisions being a premier hub of knowledge, fostering a dynamic learning environment for students, faculty, and research scholars. The central library aspires to provide cutting-edge resources, and innovative services that inspire academic excellence, technological advancement, and research breakthroughs.



Objectives

  1. To provide resources that support the curriculum and instructional needs of technical education programs.
  2. To offer a range of instructional materials, including textbooks, reference books, digital resources, and online databases.
  3. To acquire and maintain a collection of up-to-date research materials and journals in various technical fields.
  4. Support faculty and student research initiatives by providing access to relevant scholarly resources.
  5. To foster a culture of continuous learning by offering resources for self-directed learning and professional growth.
  6. To provide training sessions on effective use of library resources and information retrieval.
  7. To create a conducive environment for collaboration and networking among faculty, researchers, and students.
  8. To offer user-friendly services and resources that meet the diverse needs of the institution's stakeholders.


Mission

  1. To provide resources and services that support the learning and teaching activities of the Institute users.
  2. To disseminate timely, accurate, and relevant information to all the users and to keep them abreast of the latest developments in the technical field.
  3. To build and maintain a well-curated collection of print and digital resources.
  4. To promote information literacy skills among users, helping them develop the ability to locate, evaluate, and use information effectively for academic and research purposes.
  5. To incorporate modern technologies to enhance access to information.
  6. To provide excellent user services and facilities.

Library Timing

Monday to Friday 9.45 am to 6.15 pm
The Central Library remains closed on all Saturday, Sunday, and public holidays

About Central Library

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The Central Library plays a pivotal role in promoting and enhancing the overall educational experience of the institution. The library professionals and other team members at NITTTR Kolkata Library are well qualified and well trained, with rich experience to provide optimum services and facilities to the users at all times. The library functions as a hub for academic enrichment, it provides a comprehensive repository of books, periodicals, and digital resources. Beyond being a traditional study space, the Central Library distinguishes itself with its inviting ambience and dedicated team, transforming it into not just a repository of knowledge but a wellspring of inspiration and intellectual advancement.

The Institute library is well equipped with all the modern facilities and resources (print and electronic) in the form of CDROMs, DVD-ROMs, video and audio cassettes, books, journals, database's etc. The library follows the Dewey Decimal Scheme of classification, AACR-II cataloguing code, and MARC-21 format for bibliographic data. Books are arranged on the shelves in numerical order from 000-999.


Membership

The membership of the library is open to all the faculty, staff, research scholars, students, and support staff of the Institute. The outside research scholars, eminent persons of the society, retired faculty, staff, and alumni/ae members of the Institute are also eligible for membership subject to the approval of the Institute's competent authority.

  BORROWING PRIVILEGES:

Borrowers No. of Documents entitled Loan Period
Faculty Member 50 90 days
Staff Member 06 30 days
External Member 06 15 days
M.Tech. Student 06 30 days


Rules & Regulations

  • All the students/scholars and outsiders entering the library shall keep their bags and other belongings at the entrance.
  • User will be requested not to leave any valuables at the Check Point. Library is not responsible for any loss of personal belongings.
  • All files, books and notebooks must be presented to the checkpoint for inspection while leaving the library. Library does not permit any exception in the observance of this rule.
  • Identity Card is compulsory for getting access to the library.
  • Books removed from the shelves by users, should be kept on the book trolley or on the table nearest to them after use. User will be requested not to put the books back in the shelves.
  • The newspaper(s) should be folded properly after reading and kept back in the designated place.
  • Readers should not deface, mark, cut, mutilate, or damage library resources in any manner.
  • If anyone is found doing any malpractice, he/she will be charged the full replacement cost of the resource as per rule.
  • Books borrowed are to be protected from RAIN, DUST, INSECT, etc.
  • Users are requested not to give books borrowed from library to others on their names.
  • Proxy is strictly prohibited.
  • All the books issued to the students must be returned once end examination is over before leaving the station.
  • In case, students stay in the campus during the summer vacation and wants to make use of the library, she/he has to get permission from the Librarian on the recommendation of their respective faculty member. However, no books will be issued during vacation.
  • Before registering for new semester, all the dues of the library must be cleared including overdue books else these borrowing facilities shall be withheld.
  • Conversation and discussion disturbs library ambience. Therefore, all are requested to maintain dignified silence.
  • Spouse and children of the employees residing in the institute campus may be allowed for library consultation purpose against their valid identification card.
  • Smoking is not permitted in the library.
  • All users are requested to keep their mobiles switched off or in silent mode in the library.
  • Beverages and Eatables are not allowed inside the library.
  • No visitor or guest is permitted to use the library without the prior permission of the library authority. He/She is required to produce a proper introduction letter from the concerned Institution/Organization to which he/she is attached.
  • No photograph of the library shall be taken without the prior permission of the library authority.
  • Library reserves the right to call back any issued book/item at any time.
  • All the rules, terms & conditions as mentioned in Library Manual may change as on when required with due approval from the Library Committee/Director
  • Users have to sign at the time of returning their borrowed library material in the issue register or book card.


Library Team

Demo Dr. Shivakumar T C M.A., MLISc., PGDCA., PGDLAN., UGC-NET., Ph.D.
Librarian
Central Library, NITTTR Kolkata
Tele: +91 33 66251990 (Direct Line), EPBX Extension - 990
e-Mail ID: shivakumartc 'at' nitttrkol.ac.in & librarian 'at' nitttrkol.ac.in
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Mr. Satyaki Kar Gupta
Technical Assistant Grade-II
Central Library, NITTTR Kolkata
Tele: +91 33 66251900 (Direct Line), EPBX Extension - 400
e-Mail ID: satyaki 'at' nitttrkol.ac.in
  
Mr. Priyatosh Dey
MTS
Central Library, NITTTR Kolkata
Tele: +91 33 66251919 (Direct Line), EPBX Extension - 919
e-Mail ID: priyatosh.dey 'at' nitttrkol.ac.in
  
  
Demo Mr. Radhanath Rout
MTS
Central Library, NITTTR Kolkata
Tele: +91 33 66251990 (Direct Line), EPBX Extension - 919
e-Mail ID: radhanath.rout 'at' nitttrkol.ac.in



Services and Facilities

SERVICES
  1. Circulation Service
  2. Reference Service
  3. Referral Service
  4. Selective Dissemination of Information Service
  5. Current Awareness Service
FACILITIES
  1. e-Resource Access Facility
  2. Plagiarism Check Facility
  3. Book Requisition Facility
  4. Educational CD/DVD Access Facility
  5. Wi-Fi Access Facility
  6. Personal Belongings Depository Facility
  7. Library Orientation Facility
  8. Research Tools & Applications Access Facility
  9. New Arrivals Display Facility


e-Resources

e-RESOURCES FROM eShodhSindhu https://ess.inflibnet.ac.in/eres.php?memID=469


e-BOOKS

Springer https://www.springer.com/gp/open-access/books

Routledge Taylor & Francis https://www.tandfonline.com/openaccess/books
https://www.routledge.com/blog/article/open-access-books-engineering

Oxford University Press https://global.oup.com/academic/open-access/titles/?cc=in&lang=en&

JSTOR https://about.jstor.org/librarians/books/open-access-books-jstor/

IOS Press https://ebooks.iospress.nl/Publication/OpenAccess

MIT Press https://mitpress.mit.edu/open-access-at-mit-press/books/

MDPI https://www.mdpi.com/books/search

Eureka Select https://www.eurekaselect.com/bybook/open_access

De Gruyter  https://www.degruyter.com/publishing/publications/openaccess/open-access-books?lang=en

MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW)  https://ocw.mit.edu/search/

DOAB https://www.doabooks.org/

e-Books Directory http://www.e-booksdirectory.com/

GALILEO Open Learning Materials  https://oer.galileo.usg.edu/

HathiTrust Digital Library  https://www.hathitrust.org/

IntechOpen https://www.intechopen.com/books

MERLOT https://www.merlot.org/merlot/index.htm

Million Book Project  https://archive.org/details/millionbooks

OAPEN https://www.oapen.org/

Project Gutenberg  https://www.gutenberg.org/

Teaching Commons Open Educational Resources https://teachingcommons.us/

The National Academies Press https://nap.nationalacademies.org/

UC Press E-Books Collection, 1982-2004 https://publishing.cdlib.org/ucpressebooks/

University Press eBooks, Purdue University https://docs.lib.purdue.edu/press_ebooks/

Rare Book Room http://www.rarebookroom.org/

Bartleby https://www.bartleby.com/

Pluto Press https://www.plutobooks.com/open-access-ebooks/

Open Book Publishers https://www.openbookpublishers.com/

Project Muse OA
https://muse.jhu.edu/search?action=browse&limit=subscription:y&limit=format:book&min=1&max=10&t=access_facet

e-JOURNALS (OPEN ACCESS)

Current Science  https://www.currentscience.ac.in/index.php

The Open Civil Engineering Journal https://opencivilengineeringjournal.com/about-the-journal.php

Bulletin of Material Science  https://www.ias.ac.in/listing/issues/boms

International Journal of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering
https://www.sciencedirect.com/journal/international-journal-of-naval-architecture-and-ocean-engineering

Journal of Earth System Science
https://www.ias.ac.in/Journals/Journal_of_Earth_System_Science

Journals Published by the Indian Academy of Sciences
https://www.ias.ac.in/Journals/Overview/

DOAJ  www.doaj.com/



Research Support

Plagiarism Check DrillBit
Reference Management Tools Zotero
Mendeley
Literature Google Scholar
Research Gate
Academia
Citation Style Manuals APA
MLA
CHICAGO
IEEE
UGC Research e-Books Research E-Books
List of AICTE e-Books AICTE E-Books
Open Thesis and Dissertations ShodhGanga
EBSCO Open Dissertations
NDLTD


Contact

The Librarian
Central Library,
National Institute of Technical Teachers' Training and Research, Kolkata
Block-FC, Sector-III, Salt Lake City, Kolkata-700106
e-Mail ID: librarian@nitttrkol.ac.in
Tele: +91 33 66251919 (Direct Line), EPBX Extension - 919


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