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Vidya Academy of Science & Technology

A unit of Vidya International Charitable Trust

Library

VAST Central Library

Phone / Email

  04885287751

  04885287752

 girishkumar@vidyaacademy.ac.in

ABOUT

Central Library
 

The College Library consists of a Central Library with Departmental Libraries and has a growing collection of over 35,389 Volumes and 12602 Titles in various branches of Engineering, Technology and Sciences. There are also plenty of books in Social Sciences and Literature. The library functions from 8.30 am to 7.00 pm on all working days. The Library is also opened on all weekends and holidays.


The Library is housed in an area of 1764 m2 and ground floor has stack area reference section and the first floor has Journal section and has a well equipped Computer centre. Photocopy and print service is available in a separate room near to the Central Library. The cost of photocopy service is Rs.0.50 per side inA4 sheet.

We have an average daily attendance of 235 members and an average transaction of 425 books per day. The Library regularly conducts user awareness programme to make aware of the various services of the Library.

69 National Journals and 20 Magazines are also being subscribed to provide latest information in Sciences, Engineering and Humanities. 

Digital Library facility has e-contents of Faculty publications, conference proceedings, teaching notes, slides, previous University Question Papers. Digital Library is equipped with 10 computers. 

An exclusive Computer Centre is available opposite to the journal section in the first floor. The computer center is equipped with 60 computers.

 

Working Hours;

8.30 am to 7.00 pm (on all working days)

9.00 am to 1.00 pm (on VICT declared holidays)

 

PEOPLE

Mr. P C Girishkumar

HOD

BSc,MLISc

Librarian

girishkumar@vidyaacademy.ac.in

Ext : 274

Ms. Surabhi M S

Assistant Librarian

BSc,MLISc

surabhi.m.s@vidyaacdemy.ac.in

Ext : 275

Mr. Aneesh M A

Library Attender

B.Com*

aneesh.m.a@vidyaacademy.ac.in

Ext : 258

Mr. Ajith K A

Library Attender

BCA*

ajith.k.a@vidyaacademy.ac.in

Ext : 258

Mr. K Vijayanarayanan

Library Attender

B.Com

vijay.n@vidyaacademy.ac.in

Ext : 258

Collection

Titles & Volumes @ VAST Central Library

Course Branch Titles Volumes

ENG. &

TECHNOLOGY

CE 1431 5084
CSE 1431 4136
ECE 1503 4172
EEE 1494 5106
ME 1440 5389
PE 820 2180
Applied Science & Humanities   3425 6663
M C A Computer Application 1058

2659

Total 12602 35389

List of Journals and magazines

Library Rules

Working hours

Central library remains open from 8.30 am to 7.00 pm (on all working days)

Central library remains open from 9.00 am to 1.00 pm (on VICT declared holidays)

 

General Rules

1. Students are advised to preserve the books properly and refrain from marking or spoiling them.

2. Any misbehavior or non - return of books in time will lead to loss of library membership.

3. Photocopy facility is available in the campus at a nominal charge.

4. Books will be issued only on the production of the valid user I.D card.

5. Users are requested to verify the physical conditions of the book before borrowing.

6. Users are requested to deposit their bags or belongings on the personal belonging shelves.

7. Usage of mobile phones is completely prohibited for students inside the library

8. Users are required to observe silence inside the library.

9. Users are required to switch off the lights and fans when not required or leaving the reading hall.

10. Misuse of library facility is an offence and calls for punishment as decided by the competent 

    authority.

10.Users are required to keep the library neat and tidy.

Borrowing Privileges and Rules

STUDENT NO. OF BOOKS PERIOD OF LOAN

B. Tech , M. Tech

MCA

6 14 Days
CDs & PERIODICALS PERIOD OF LOAN
2 each 7 days

 

a) A student can retain a borrowed book for a maximum period of 14 DAYS from the date of issue

     without paying late fee.

b) A borrowed book should be returned on or before the 14th day after the date of issue. However a

    student can avail the facility of renewal (2 times). The book should be RENEWED before the due date itself.

c) After renewal a student can retain the book without late fee for a further PERIOD OF 10 DAYS

    (Totalof 34 days (14D+10D+10D)).

d) If a book is not renewed on the due date the student will have to PAY THE LATE FEE as specified

     below.

e) Books shall be renewed provided the same book is NOT RESERVED by others. Reservation of

     books shall be done through web catalogue available in the campus.

Late fee for over due books:

No Applicable period Late fee payable at the rate of
1 1 to 14 days Nil
2 15th to 21st (inclusive) Rs.1 per day per book
3 22nd to 28th (inclusive) Rs.3 per day per book
4 29th onwards (inclusive) Rs.5 per day per book

 

Borrowing Privileges (STAFF)

The following categories of members are entitled for borrowing books from the Library as per the details given below:-

DESCRIPTION GENERAL PERIOD OF LOAN
H.O.D/ PROF/ ASSO. PROF 15 60 DAYS
ASST.PROF 12 60 DAYS
NON TEACHING 4 30 DAYS
 

CDs & PERIODICALS

PERIOD OF LOAN
Teaching & Non-Teaching 2 each 7 Days

 

Reprography and Printing Services

Reprography and Printing Service Photocopying Service is available to users @Rs. 0.49 (single side). Computer printing service @ Rs.0.80 (A4 both sides).

Internet Service at Common Computer Centre/ Digital Library (9.00 am to 6.00 pm)

  • Internet facility is open for all students of this institution.
  • Identity card is required and should be exhibted visibly inside the Centre.
  • Students should enter their name and details in the register before browsing the internet
  • Students are advised to make use of this facility only for their academic activities.
  • Usage of internet, DTP, scanning services will be limited to ONE HOUR ONLY.
  • Footwear & other personal belongings need to be left outside.
  • Walking,Standings inside the centre is not allowed
  • Using of Mobile phones, personnel Laptops are not allowed inside the centre.
  • PRIOR Permission to be obtained for using CD's and Pendrives.
  • Noise levels should be always at its LOW all times in the Centre.
  • Students must ensure the system is SHUTDOWN and also the Lights & Fans are poweroff mode after use.
  • Students must keep the centre clean and arrange the chairs properly after use
  • Additional facilities/ privilages on services shall be provided on authorization from respective Tutors/ HODs.

 

Services

      Circulation:

  • Students can borrow 6  books, 2 CD-ROMs, 2 Journals for two weeks.
  • A borrowed book should be returned on or before the 14th day after the date of issue.
  • However a student can avail the facility of renewal (2 times). The book should be RENEWED before the due date itself.

Reference: Reference section remains open from 9 a.m – 7.00 p.m .

Internet Facility: Library provides Internet facility to all students of this institution in computer Center from 9.00 Am to 6.00 Pm. Students are advised to make use of this facility only for their academic support.

Digital Library: DSpace

As part of setting up an excellent collection in digital library, library maintains question papers of the previous years,Teaching materials,project & seminar reports of previous years, curriculum of all branches in DSPACE. DSPACE is an institutional repository built to save, share, and search various study materials prepared by faculties of VAST.

New DSpace Version {  Intranet http://172.20.5.9}

Old DSpace Version Dspace [ Intranet http://172.20.5.10:8080/dspace/ ]

NPTEL(National program on technology enhanced

learning):  Library subscribes NPTEL which is a joint initiative by all IITs and IISc containing web and video course contents for more than 230 engineering courses in 5 disciplines. NPTEL can be accessed @ http://nptel.ac.in/

 

Reprography Services: Photocopying service is available to users @ Rs. 0.50 pisa

per page.

 

Address

Vidya Academy of Science & Technology

Thalakottukara P.O., Kecheri, Thrissur - 680501, Kerala, India

Phone: +91 4885 287751, 287752

Fax: +91 4885 288366

E-Mail: principal@vidyaacademy.ac.in

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