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 central library of Chandigarh Engineering College 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 books etc. are also added to the collection s. 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 tastefully furnished and it can seat 200 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 central library has a collection of 20582 volumes and subscribes to 54 periodicals. 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.
Sharing of Outside resources:-
In order to provide extended facilities to the students the library has corporate membership of British Council Library. The students have access to the resources of this library also.
- The Library subscribes to online resources through INDEST-AICTE Consortium and has access to over 260 scholarly journals and research papers published by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
- The Library is also providing access to the curriculum based video and web courses through National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) to enhance the quality of education.
- The Library has a collection of over 550 CDs/ DVDs on different subjects. Ample space with adequate no. of terminals dedicated for the digital/e-resources, has been provided within the premises of the Library for maximum use of the services.
Head, Library & Information Services:
Prior to join CEC, Mr. Raman Kumar has served as Sr. Librarian with a reputed group of Professional Institutes in Haryana for around 8 years and established 14 libraries there. He holds Master Degree in Library & Information Science, M.Phil (LIS), M.Sc. (Computer Science), Diploma in Information and Systems Management (DISM) and Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application (PGDCA). He has participated in various National and International conferences and workshops conducted on the emerging trends and techniques in Library & Information Science. He joined CEC in March 2009 and aims to develop, organize and maintain library services including collection of information, reader information services, collection development and culling programs