Central Library:

The Sriram Engineering College Central Library is the soul of the institution and it acquires, processes, preserves and disseminates information to the user community with the motto of empowering knowledge. It has an extensive collection of books, scientific and technical journals and electronic reference materials for satisfying the academic and research needs of the students and faculty. The Library and Information Centre consists a Reference Section, Circulation Section, Periodical Section, Book Bank and Digital Library. The library has automated all its library activities to provide effective and wide range of academic resources such as books, journals, online databases. The library also provides Network Resource Sharing and Inter Library Loan (ILL) services through National and International Consortiums by adopting the latest information technology techniques. In addition to the central library, the departmental library system is being developed for all the branches by the management.


List of Books and Journals available as on 17.02.2015

Sl. NoBranchTitlesVolumesJournals
1Automobile22752065On-line Journal
Package- Elsevier (Science Direct)
(Engineering + Computer Science) 275 Journals.
9S & H19953982-5
10ME (Emb)16437254
11ME (CS)7423752
12ME (AE)5517755
13General Books7651781---


List of Books and Journals available as on 17.02.2015

SI. NoDept. of Automobile Engineering
1Indian Journal of Transport Management
2Journal of Energy Heat and Mass Transfer
3Advances in Vibration
4Journal of the Institution of Engineers (Series D)
5Journal of Material Science

SI.NODept. of Chemical Engineering
1Journal of Chemical Sciences
2Indian Journal of Chemical Technology
3Indian Journal of Environmental Protection
4Journal of Institute of Engineers (Series E)

SI.NODept. of Computer Science
1Journal of Soft Computing
2Journal of Networking Technology
3Journal of Intelligent Computing
4Journal of Computer Science
5Journal on Cloud Computing

SI.NODept. of EEE
1Power Engineer Journal
2Journal of Power Electronics and Power Systems
3Innovative ACR
4Journal on Electrical Engineering
5Journal on Circuits and Systems
6Journal on Signals and Telecommunications

SI.NODept. of ECE
1Journal of Digital Information Management
2IUP Journal of Telecommunications
3IETE Journal of Research
4IETE Technical Review
5Journal on Communication Engg. & Systems
6Journal on Mobile Technologies

SI.NODept. of Information Technology
1Journal on E-Technology
2Intl. Jnl. of Advanced Networking and Applications
3IUP Journal of Information Technology
4Journal on Software Engineering
5Journal on Wireless Communication Networks
6Journal on Communication Technology

SI.NODept. of Mechanical Engineering
1Journal of Manufacturing Engineering
2Indian Journal of Engineering and Materials Science
3Journal of Air-conditioning and Refrigeration
4Indian Foundry Journal
5IUP Journal of Mechanical Engineering
6Journal on Mechanical Engineering

SI.NODept. of ME (Applied Electronics)
1Electronic Devices
2Journal on Image and Video Processing
3Journal on Digital Signal Processing
4Intl. Jnl. of Communication, Computation and Innovation
5Journal of Electronic Systems

SI.NODept. of ME (Emb)
1Intl. Jnl. of Web Applications
2Journal of Embedded Systems
3Journal of Electronics Engineering
4Journal of Power and River Valley

SI.NODept. of ME (CSE)
1Journal of Information Technology
2Journal of Information and System Management

SI.NOScience & Humanities
1Annals of Library and information Studies
2Journal of Current Science
3Pramana (Journal of Physics)

Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC):

The online bibliography database of the college library can be accessed through internet to search any particular title using the author’s name, keyword or title itself.

New Suggestions :

The library always encourages all students and faculty to recommend new books in order to strengthen their collection. The students and faculty members can also suggest new titles by completing necessary formalities through Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC).

Working Hours :

The Library will be opened to the students and staff from 8.30 a.m. to 6.30 p.m. on all working days.

Library Open Access:

All the library members have partial open access to library documents. This facility is granted to library members to encourage their reading habits and promote maximum use of library documents

Library Resources

The library is having 13362 titles and 33388 volumes including reference and text books. Books are being arranged on open access shelves for easy search and retrieval purposes.

Reference Collection:

While most of the books that are available in the library can be issued by the students or faculty, some of the books are kept exclusively for reference purposes. The reference books can be photocopied.

Textbooks Collection:

Textbooks for undergraduate courses are arranged in a separate area. Since only a limited number of copies are available for each individual title, students are encouraged to buy their own textbooks.

Light Reading Collection:

The Library also having an impressive number of light reading collections that include literature, self-development books and Competitive Examinations Books for improving the reading habits, especially, among the students.

News Paper Collection:

Library has subscribed newspapers both in English and Tamil and Telugu languages, so that the students can read as per their comfort.


Library has been subscribing a good number of periodicals to satisfy the academic and reference needs of both students and faculty. At present, library is subscribing to 60 periodicals.

Online Journals:

Library has been subscribing Online Journals Packages like IEEE, ASME, Elsevier and J-GATE for Engineering & Technology. Students and Faculty members can access anywhere in the campus during college hours.

Library Services

Library provides photocopying services to the faculty and students.

Faculty and students can retrieve online information relating to all academic activities from the dedicated terminals situated in the library under digital library programme.

Online database is arranged through Local Area Network (LAN) for students and faculty members.

Network resource sharing facilities are provided through DELNET and inter library loan services from the libraries of neighboring institutes.

Loan Services:

Library documents can be borrowed for home use normally during the lending hours as specified by the librarian. Library will issue books for a whole day an hour before the closing time and the book must be returned from the first hour of the opening of the library on the next day. The students can borrow three books from library.

Loan Period:

Loaning period for various library documents for different categories is as follows:


Faculty and Staff: 8 weeks

Students and Other Readers:15 days

Reserved Books:

Faculty and Students:1 book for overnight


Faculty and Students:2 for overnight

Theses, dissertations, books of plates, rare books, books out of print, reference books of general nature such as encyclopedia, directories, hand books, pamphlets, technical bulletins shall not be issued for home reading and can only be consulted in the library.

Loan Conditions:

Books shall be given for loan subject to the following conditions.

Borrower should be satisfied with the library document lent to him//her is in sound condition and the pages are neither missing nor torn. In case a library document is found to be damaged and the same has not been reported to the Library Attendant, the borrower shall be held responsible for such damage(s) and the borrower shall be required to replace it or pay the value there of as determined by the Librarian.

Library document should not be spoiled by underlining or writing with pen, pencil, ink or by any other means.

Library document loaned for the normal period may be renewed for one more loan period on production of the same, provided they are not already claimed by other readers.

Library document is non-transferable, and students/faculty cannot borrow library documents(s) on other member’s account.

Library documents which in the opinion of the Librarian are not in good condition shall not be issued for home reading.

Library documents to be taken on loan should be presented at the check point.

Fines and Penalties:

The following charges shall be recovered for each library document after the decided period of loan from the borrower.

i. Text Books: Re. 1/- per day during overdue.

ii. Library documents issued for overnight: Re. 1/- per day during overdue.

Books lost:

The member shall report immediately to the Librarian for loss of any library document(s) borrowed from the library. The following charges shall be recovered for the loss of library document(s).

i. General book: Replacement or the current price to be paid

ii. Text book and reference book: Replacement or current price to be paid.

Unauthorized removal of the library documents: Removing library documents without getting them properly issued is a serious misdemeanor.

Library Staff:
  1. Mr. E.Sampathkumar
  2. Mr. M.Chandrasekar
  3. Ms. T.Sathyavathy
  4. Mrs. J. Baby
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