Library is considered as the backbone of any civilized society and heart of any academic Institution. An academic ambience prevails at the Central Library, which enables students and the faculty members to sharpen their intellect. The fully automated library is housed in a separate building. It has a spacious reading room and an air conditioned reference section with a seating capacity of about 250 students.
Ideal Institute of Technology, Ghaziabad Library system consists of a central library and 8 departmental libraries which collectively support the teaching, research and extension programmes of the institute. All students, faculty members and employees of the institute are entitled to make use of the library facilities by becoming the members. The library, besides having a huge collection of books on engineering, humanities and management offers library services through its various divisions.
The library uses NETLIB, Software package which is an integrated multi-users library management system that supports all in-house operations of the library. The NETLIB consists of modules on acquisition, cataloguing, circulation, serials, article indexing and OPAC. The database of books available in the library is being updated on day to day basis with details of recently acquired books. Records of all the library patterns are being created in the NETLIB package. The NETLIB package has been successfully implemented. Issue and return of the books for students, faculty & staff members through bar-coded ID-Cards and all books are having bar code also. Library generated these bar-codes and electronic ID-Cards through NETLIB software. .
On working days : 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
On holidays : 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
The library subscribed 212 text journals and 297 e-journals. The library has a rich collection of books on Engineering, Applied Science and Technology including Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, and Environment Science, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Management, Computer Applications, Information Technology, Architectural Science. Library also has a good collection in the areas of Applied Science and Humanities. Presently Library has 12890 titles with 125670 volumes of books. There are 212 leading National and International Journals, 297 e-Journals,28 Magazines, 19 New Papers, 1687 CDs for Books and e-Journals, 1525 Project Reports, 157 Standards, and 1500 e-books for students and staff.
The Library has Circulation Section, Reference Section, General Reading Section, Periodical Section with reading space, Book Bank, Section for Samaja Kalyan Vibhag Books, E-Library, Processing Section, Card Making Section, News Paper Section, Multimedia Section, OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) for the benefit of students and to motivate and facilitate them in their learning and research.
The Library spans over a total area of 1100 Sq m. with a seating capacity of 550 students and 435 users per day. It is well equipped with 24×7 internet facility an various reprographic services, e-journals, 20 multimedia computers, printers, CD-Writer etc. The library is fully automated with fully networked computers, NETLIB software, Web OPAC and is also facilitated by WiFi connectivity. The library is also a member of DELNET for students and staff.
The Institute runs a Book Bank intended to assist students, by giving text books to them for the whole academic semester, according to the rules framed for the purpose on nominal payment basis.
A large number of Encyclopedias, Handbooks, Reports, Data Books, Standards, (National & International) are available in the Reference Section of the Library.
The library also has a collection of good Magazines in English and Hindi for leisure reading and other important subjects related to Science and Technology.
Journals being the primary source of information are essential to supplement the research activities and are required regularly; hence, the library has a good collection of Indian and Foreign Journals in various subjects of Science & Technology.
A number of Foreign & Indian journals are being subscribed on-line to facilitate the ongoing research activities & to expand the areas of future research activities.
The facilities like Photocopy, Printing, Scanning, Spiral binding, Lamination etc. are provided to the students on payment within the premises of the Institute.
Various CD-ROMs databases are being subscribed. Apart from these databases, the library also has a good collection of books on CD-ROMs and video recordings.
To keep pace with ongoing technological changes, the library records have been computerized for making it accessible to the faculty & students at their work places which not only saves time but also makes the simultaneous multiple access of information available, which otherwise is not possible in print formats. Well known Library management software namely Netlib is being used for the automation of library services.
The library is the member of Consortium of Indian Digital Library of Engineering and Technology (INDEST) and Developing Library Network (DELNET) and offers various facilities of member Institutions through resource sharing. The Library also subscribes the IEEE-ASPP, IOL, ASME,J-Gate, Elsevier Package etc.