The Central Library of CIT is located in the ground floor of the Academic Building-II covering 5400 sq. feet area. The permanent building for the library is under construction. The library is the liveliest place in the campus providing a safe, comfortable and friendly environment that enables learning and advancement of knowledge, and promotes discovery and scholarship. The mission of the Library is to facilitate creation of new knowledge through acquisition, organization and dissemination of knowledge resources and providing for value added services. At present the library has a collection of more than 40000 books other resources for the users. It also subscribes important daily newspapers and magazines. Library has subscribed IEEE (IEL-Online Level -II) for accessing E-Journals. It also has Purchased E-Books of Elsevier Science Direct and have 5 Subject collections access to its journals with Food Science and Technology subject complementary access.
The library is fully automated using RFID technology with the help of SOUL 2.0 software developed by the INFLIBNET centre Ahmedabad. The library has become the first library in Assam and one of the few libraries in North East India fully automated using RFID technology enabling self-issue and return facility and dual lane gate security system. The library is also equipped with CCTV for the surveillance purpose. It has successfully launched dedicated Web OPAC with separate server. Users can search its holdings from anywhere anytime. After launching Web OPAC, the library has become the one of the few libraries in NE India providing such facilities. The library is dedicated to serve the users with highest degree of professionalism and upgrades with the technological advancement.
Innovative services like “Library on Demand” where problems of the users are solved through telephone and Campus Delivery System of the reading materials has been introduced which has received tremendous support from all sections. Community Outreach programme are being conducted through our Career Counselling Cell of the Library. Numbers of such programs have already been conducted.
|Category||Number of Books & Days|
|Student (Diploma)||07 Books for 91 Days|
|Student (Degree)||07 Books for 91 Days|
|Faculties||10 Books for Semester|
|Staffs||05 Books for 180 Days|
|Guests Membership||02 Books for 15 Days|