The ITU library is a multi-disciplinary library designed to serve the faculty, students, researchers and staff of the university. The library has a rich and diverse collection of materials, especially in terms of the breadth and depth of coverage. The collection is ideally suited to encourage and support both scholarly pursuits and practical research activities. The library employs state-of-the-art technology and systems, its collection is increasing exponentially; currently it houses over 5,000 printed and 80,000 electronic books, allows access to 35,000 electronic journals, and also has other materials including audios, videos, CD-ROMS, DVDs, etc. The library is managed by a blend of professional and para-professional staff who are all well qualified and experienced workers dedicated to providing high quality innovative services.
The books and other reading materials are categorized into various sections according to the specific nature of the collections. The library uses the Dewey Decimal classification scheme to catalogue and shelve its knowledge resources. The Dewey Decimal system starts from 000 and goes up to 999 in decimal order.
The library has a variety of collections both in print and electronic formats. The key collections are:
This is the main collection comprising high quality selective books related to the ITU academic programmes. The major areas are, Computer Sciences, Computer Engineering, Electronics, Humanities and Social Sciences.
A significant number of current reference sources are available in the library. Various electronic databases including micro data-sets produced by various data gathering agencies are distinct feature of the collection. This collection also contains dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, yearbooks, atlases and bibliographies.
The library has a collection of course reserves offered during last ten years. These course reserves have been developed by the faculty to fulfill the textual/course needs of the students. Soft format of these course reserves are also available on ITU portal.
The library has access to a wide range of electronic resources including e-databases, access to more than 35,000 e-journals and e-books accessible from the library terminals.
Library owns a significant number of digital resources. An institutional repository/digital library has been established to provide full text online access to library’s digital resources including electronic books, faculty research, student projects and presentations.However, you can send request to check availability of your required e-book through mentioned email address.
|Undergraduate Students (B.Sc)||03 Books||7 Days|
|Graduate Students||10 Books||14 Days|
|Research Associates||10 Books||14 Days|
|Teaching Assistants||05 Books||14 Days|
|Staff||05 Books||14 Days|
|Visiting Faculty/Other Members||05 Books||14 Days|
|Faculty||30 Books||120 Days|