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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

VIDYA ACADEMY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLGOY

CENTRAL LIBRARY

 

Our Vission

The vision of our Library is to become one of the best Libraries among the engineering institutes in the country in terms of providing the latest in the field of information resources, services and technology applications.

 

Our Mission

The mission of the Library is to provide information resources and excellent services to all its membersby providing a suitable environment for information access, teaching, learning, and research activities.

 

Central Library

The College Library consists of a Central Library with 9 departmental Libraries and has a growing collection of over 37,150 volumes in various branches of Engineering, Science and Technology along with sufficient collection 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 housed in an area of 1764 m2 withground floor  section housing the stack area, reference and a well equipped digital library. The first floor has a Journal section with study rooms.


We have an average daily attendance of 135 members and an average transaction of 225 books per day. The Library regularly conducts user awareness programs on the services offered by the Library.

The Library subscribes to 150 E-books and 400 E-journals annually in addition to several other print journals and periodicals.


An National Digital Library of India Club (NDLI Club)  has been constituted in Vidya and the Club has been formally registered with the National Digital Library of India (NDLI).

 

The Digital Library provides storage Facilities of various e-contents of faculty publications, conference proceedings, teaching notes, slides and previous University Question Papers.

 

Photocopy and print services are available in a separate rooms near to the Central Library.

HOD

Mr. P C Girishkumar

BSc,MLISc

Librarian

girishkumar@vidyaacademy.ac.in

Ext : 274

Previous Experience :-

Areas of Interest :-

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. Amal Govind

Office Assistant

amal808@vidyaacademy.ac.in

Mr. Aneesh M A

Library Attender

B.Com*

aneesh.m.a@vidyaacademy.ac.in

Ext : 258

Mr. K Vijayanarayanan

Library Attender

B.Com

vijay.n@vidyaacademy.ac.in

Ext : 258

Rules

Working hours

 

Central library remains open from   

8.30 am to 7.00 pm (on all working days)

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 misbehaviour 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 before leaving the reading hall.

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

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

 

Internet Service at Common Computer Centre (9.00 am to 4.30 pm)

  • The Internet facility is open for all students of this institution.

  • Identity cards are required and should be exhibited 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 Mobile phones, personnel Laptops are not allowed inside the centre.

  • 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 power-off mode after use.

  • Students must keep the centre clean and arrange the chairs properly after use

  • Additional facilities/ privileges on services shall be provided on authorization from respective Tutors/ HODs

 

Collection

Titles and Volumes

Number of Titles : 13,333

Number of Volumes : 37,150

Branch

Titles

Volumes

CE

1421

5204

CSE

1456

4323

ECE

1493

4529

EEE

1484

5421

ME

1874

6384

Applied Science & Humanities

3729

5269

MCA

1876

6020

Total

13333

37150

 

Services

Borrowing Privileges and Rules ( Student )

 

STUDENT

NO. OF BOOKS

PERIOD OF LOAN

 B. Tech , M. Tech 

MCA

6

14 Days

CDs & PERIODICALS

PERIOD OF LOAN

2 each

7 days

 

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

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

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.

c) 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

d) After each renewal a student can retain the book without late fee for a further PERIOD OF 10 DAYS (Total of 34 days (14+10+10).

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

 

Borrowing Privileges and Rules ( Staff )

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

DESCRIPTION

NO. OF BOOKS

RETAINING PERIOD

H.O.D/ PROF/ ASSO. PROF

15

60 DAYS

ASST.PROF

12

60 DAYS

NON- TEACHING

4

30 DAYS

 

CDs & JOURNALS

PERIOD OF LOAN

Teaching & Non-Teaching 

2 each

7 Days

 

Late fee for over due Books: if not renewed or returned

No

Applicable period

Late fee payable

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

 

Loss or Damage of Books by the borrower :

a.    If a borrowed book is lost/damaged, the borrower has to replace the same with a new book.

b.    If the lost book could not be replaced due to non-availability of the same in the market, the cost of the book (latest edition) has to be paid with a processing fee of Rs.50.00

 

Book-Bank Scheme

1.    In this scheme UG/PG students are given textbooks for a semester on rental basis

2.    A student can borrow maximum 2-3 books other than the books issued in general scheme.

3.    Books will be issued for a whole semester on paying a non-refundable deposit of 25% of the actual cost and Books must be returned latest on the last examination day of the semester.

4.    A fine of Rs.1 per book per day will be collected for late returns.

(Note : during the waiver period if a student wants to convert to Book-bank scheme he/she will be charged a nominal fee for the same)

 

Reprography and Printing Services

Photocopying Service is available to users @Rs. 0.50 (single side). 

Printing service @ Rs.0.75 (A4 both sides).

 

Digital Library

VAST Library has access to eBooks/ejournals from the following publishers :

Electronic Books:

a. Wiley

b. Tata McGraw Hill

 

E-Books

McGraw-Hill Connect Reviews 2021: Details, Pricing, & Features | G2

McGraw Hill :- https://www.expresslibrary.mheducation.com/

ACCESS EBOOKS ON ANDROID

McGraw Hill India eBooks :- 

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mcgraw_hill.mhebooks

 

Online access: Access available from campus.

Offline access : 

Username: Faculty’s Email Id Password: Mcgraw2021

Full List 

Emily Meredith's email & phone | Wiley's Inside Sales Account Manager  contact info

Wiley India eBooks :- https://ebooks.wileyindia.com/

 ACCESS EBOOKS ON ANDROID (offline )

Wiley iPublishCentral Reader :-

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.impelsys.ioffline

Online access: Access available from campus.

Offline access 

User ID: vidyaauser

Password: vidyaauser@12345

 

Full List

 

Electronic Journals:

Library has access to over 400 full-text electronic journalsfrom Springer publisher. The details and links to theseelectronic journals are available through the Library web site.

 

E-journals

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Engg, Computer Science, Earth and Environmental Science

 

Online access: users can access content by logging in to Springer

Link, (from campus)

Offline access: register your email id with the springer admin

422 Journals + Back file access

Link: Springer 

View Full List

 

Online Learning Platforms

Engineering

E-learning through online Web and

Video courses in Engineering, Science and humanities streams.

https://swayam.gov.in/

Engineering & management

Previous question papers and e-books

http://172.20.5.9/

All Subjects

Repository hosts contents from multiple subject domain

https://ndl.iitkgp.ac.in

All Subjects

E-learning through online Web and Video courses various streams

NPTEL Video Lectures ( Online )

NPTEL Video Lectures ( Offline ), ( Mechanical )

E-Learning

Sl.No Technology Enabled Learning Resources Resources URL
1 ASAP online classes ( APJKTU Syllabus ) Registration Link
2 ICT Initiatives of MHRD Registration Link
3 AICTE ELIS Free Resources Registration Link
4 Skill Delivery Platform Kerala Registration Link
5 National Educational Alliance for Technology Registration Link 
6 Coursera Registration Link
7 Vidya Moodle Registration Link
8 Useful preparation materials for KEAM/JEE/NEET Page Link
9 DataCamp Site Link

 

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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