To promote a spirit of continuous learning among students in all engineering disciplines,
Panimalar Institute of Technology assures peaceful and enriching hours in the library. One
of the major highlights of Panimalar Institute of Technology is its 2239 sq.m. air
conditioned central library that has a seating capacity of 136. It has about 29556 volumes
and 7382 titles of books that value around Rs.1.44 Crores.
In addition to which, the library also subscribes to 154 International and National journals and
Periodicals. In this fully automated library, students and staff members can search for books by
author, title or subject and their availability. Each student is given 5 library books at a time
and for class one library hour/week is allotted. Panimalar Library is an institutional member of
Prestigious Libraries such as the British Council Library and Indest Consortium, AICTE Delhi.
DELNET - Remote Access
N-List - Remote Access
NDL - e-ShodhSindhu
NATIONAL DIGITAL LIBRARY OF INDIA
Branch wise Resources
Department Library Volume
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.
During vacations online renewals can be done.
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
Users are required to observe silence inside the library.
Misuse of library facilities is an offence and calls for punishment as decided by the
Library is automated using Integrated Library Management system (ILMS)
AutoLib software is web enabled, Local Area Network (LAN) System. It is developed using
programming language using Java in front end and its Back end is MYSQL Database
Management with version 2018.
This software consists of 8 modules Database Management Systems, search Online Public
Access Catalogue (OPAC), Counter Management Systems, Acquisition Control Systems, Report
Management Systems, Serial Control Systems(Journals), Administration and Web Module.
It maintains all the activities of the library such as Transactions, Cataloguing,Data
Updating/Editing, Serial Control, Searching all types of documents, Reports Generating
etc. Especially searching the documents by simple search. Advanced search and restricted
search are facilitated to users to find out relevant document easily and quickly. All
kinds of Report generation can be taken such as daily transaction, unique titles of
books, year wise addition, spending of amount and member reports etc.
OPAC facilities help users to know the availability of books, searching of documents and
borrowing details of documents within campus.
Acquisition Control Systems
Designed to automate various activities involved in book ordering and processing such as
Checking for duplicate
Receipt of Documents and Invoice Processing
Order follow-up, payment to suppliers
Status report, Vendor Information, etc.
Serial Control System(Journals)
Creation and maintenance of Journal Master
Subscription/Renewal of journals
Invoice Processing, Payment and budget control
Generation of journal issues with details
Create new user log in ID, Password and grant rights to access various modules
Create Group Master-to set due date, allowed cards for different documents for different
Conduct online stock verification
Maintain Budget Master
Circulation Management System
No Dues Certificate
This module allows to search various databases using browsers like Internet Explorer or
Lan/Intranet environment using web services and it has the following WEB OPAC modules
Simple search/Advanced search
Search reports, circulation reports
Encyclopedia of Britannica : 32 Volumes
Encyclopedia Americana : 30 Volumes
Encyclopedic Dictionary of Environmental pollution : 5 Volumes
Encyclopedia of Management : 7 Volumes
Environmental Encyclopedia : Single Volume
Encyclopedia of Bioprocess Technology 5 Volumes
E – Journals and E – Books
E-journals : IEEE, Springer, J-GATE
E-books : McGRAW HILL, Delnet, Inflibnet
Details Of Software
Name of ILMS software : AUTOLIB
Nature of automation (fully or partially ) : Fully
Version : 2018
Front end : Java technology
Back-end : MySQL database Management
Year of Automation : 25/08/2009
Collection of rare books, manuscripts, special reports or any other knowledge resources
for library enrichment
Collection of rare books 2,452: Includes (Encyclopedias,Handbooks + Dictionaries)
Subject Related videos : 115
Gate and competitive exam books : 450
With higher education and career guidance Project report : 1732
Library provides previous exam question papers for preparing their examination from 2009
onwards for benefit of students.
Remote Access of e-resources and database through Delnet and Inflibnet
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
A Photocopier facility is also provided for the benefit of those who access the library
and fully automated for day-to-day operations, the library has two server and 43
All students and faculty of the institute are eligible for the membership of the
The AutoLib 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.
List of books by author, title, unique titles, supplier, call number, subjects, department,
document type, availability, etc.
Amount spent for procuring books
List of journals –International/ National.
List of Members.
Access registers and catalogues.
List of Suppliers/Publishers.
Books, Thesis, Non Books, Projects Reports.
Journals, Journal Issues, Journal Articles and Back volumes.
Authors, Publishers, Suppliers Subjects.
Members, Departments, Courses.
Handbook of Optics.
Handbook of Mechanical Engineering.
Standard Handbook of Plant Engineering.
Electronic Engineers Handbook.
Practical Antenna Handbook.
Wireless Broadband Handbook.
The Communication Handbook.
The RF Transmission Systems Handbook.
Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers.
Marks standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers.
Computer Science and Engineering Handbook.
Handbook of Software for Engineers and Scientists.
Integrated Circuits Applications Handbook.
Handbook of Organization Behaviour.
Database System Handbook.
Process/Industrial Instrumentation and Control Handbook.
Handbook of Practical Electrical Design.
CRC Handbook of Electrical Filters.
Perry’s Chemical Engineers Handbook.
Industrial Control Handbook.
Handbook of Neural Networks Signal Processing.
Communication Technology Handbook.
Chemical Engineer’s Portable Handbook.
Handbook of Software Reliability Engineering.
Juran’s Quality Handbook.
Instrument Engineer’s Handbook.
Electrical/Electronic Motor Handbook.
Control Handbook – Vol. I to III.
Power Electronics Handbook.
Text Mining Handbook.
Spice Circuit Handbook.
Electronic Filter Design Handbook.
Data Warehouse Management Handbook.
Linear Circuit Design Handbook.
Handbook of Information Technology.
McGRAW Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical terms.
Illustrated Oxford Dictionary.
Blackwell Encyclopedic Dictionary of Human Resource Management.
Websters new world college Dictionary.
Cambridge international dictionary of English.
Readers digest universal dictionary.
Cambridge Dictionary of American English.
Chambers Biographical Dictionary.
Oxford Dictionary, Theasaurus & Word Power Guide.
Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary of current English.