To promote a spirit of continuous learning among its students, Panimalar Institute of technology assures peaceful and enriching hours in the library. One of the major highlights of the Panimalar Institute of Technology is its 2239 sq.m. air conditioned central library that has a seating capacity of 136. It has about 23659 volumes and 5980 titles of books that value around Rs. 1.44 Crores. In addition to which, the library also subscribes to 130 International and National journals and periodicals. In this fully automated library, students and staff members can search for books by author, title or subject heading and their availability.Each student is given 5 library books at a time and they have allocated library hours/week. The Panimalar Library is an institutional member of prestigious libraries such as the British Council Library and Indest Consortium, AICTE Delhi.
Branch wise Resources
Humanities and Science
Books will be issued only on of valid user ID card.
Books borrowed must be returned on or before the due date.
Only one renewal can be done at any one time.
Books will be renewed if there are no reservations.
Books will have to be physically presented for renewals.
Users are requested to verify the physical condition of the book/s before borrowing.
For late return of books, overdue charges will be collected as per rules in force.
Users are requested to collect receipt for fine amount paid by them.
Users are requested to deposit their bags/belongings (other than valuables) at the personal belongings counter.
Users are required to observe silence inside the library.
Misuse of library facilities is an offence and calls for punishment as decided by the competent authority.
Special Features of Central Library
Qualified librarians ensure the best possible information services. Standard textbooks and books by well-known authors are stocked, and every effort is made to obtain all titles recommended by the faculty.
Multiple copies of popular books are bought to make them available to as many students as possible.
A copier facility is also provided for the benefit of those who access the library and fully automated for day-to-day operations, the library has a two server and 43 clients.
All students and faculty of the institute are eligible for the membership of the library.
The Auto Lib software is used for Library Automation.
All the books are bar-coded in the library & barcode laser scanners are used in the circulation counter for book transaction.
43 - Clients
Network connection through twisted –pair cable.
20Mps Internet Speed
CD-Rom Search Service
Digital Library Service
Media Resource Service
Inter Library Loan Service
News Paper Clipping Service
Total Number of Volumes
Total Number of Titles
Total Number of Back Volumes
Total Number of periodicals
Subscribed for year 2014
ASME, ASTM Journals and Standards, IEEE Journals, Science Direct, Elsevier, Springer Link 1600+ Journals