The Central Library of CIT spread over 22,000 sq. feet area with independent building. 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 130967 Physical books and 312847 subscribed e-Resources like E-Books, E-Journals,E-magazines CDs, standards, proceedings, videos and E-Magazines. It also subscribes important daily newspapers and 2084 magazines. Library has subscribed IEEE (IEL-Online Level -II), five Subject Collection Science Direct with Complementary Access to Food Engineering Books, ASME, ASCE, ACM, Springer, Taylor & Francis, GALE E-library, Pearson, IET(both ebooks & videos), SAGE, WILEY for accessing E-Journals, E-Books, Videos, standars, Conference proceedings, reference works and e-magazines. Central Library also subscribe SCOPUS for abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings. It also delivers a comprehensive overview of the world's research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities, Scopus features smart tools to track, analyze and visualize research.
The library is fully automated using RFID technology with the help of SOUL 2.0 software developed by the INFLIBNET center Ahmedabad. It is 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 anti-theft gate security system. The library is also equipped with 49 CCTV cameras surveillance system in both floors. It has successfully launched dedicated Web OPAC with separate server. Central library also provides power backup with 60 KV UPS for digitised system. 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 frequently. The library provides separate conference room for conducting meetings & institutional discussion, separate teacher study room, digital library facility with latest computers for the users. Central library also provides Android application for the members of library to access library facilities easily with instant books avilability search and member status. 260 users can sit and study at a time excluding teachers reading facility and digital library section. Central Library also provides e-Library for its members to access resources from anywhere in the world with KNIMBUS and total content is 1,35,684.
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. Central Library Conducted ICTL 2017(International Conference on Transforming Library 2017) on July 2017 and Author Workshop on November 2017