The Central Library of Ashoka Women's Engineering College is located in - with carpet area of over 600 sq. meters with sufficient area for stacks and reading space. It is fully computerized and furnished, containing a 22346 of volumes, periodicals and newspapers. With the ambience provided by the facilities and atmosphere, and all the students and staff find it conducive for constructive study. Library orientation has to do with introducing new library users to the library. Orientation is primarily concerned with ways of introducing the user to the general techniques of Library usage and services available, and the organization, layout and facilities of a particular library.

Functions of Central Library

  1. Libraries are free, and they offer a variety of resources that are accessible to everyone in the College.
  2. In a Technical Institute library is a central workshop for its teacher’s students and Research scholars. For all future engineers a library has the same importance as a laboratory.
  3. Library is self-learning of the Students.
  4. Libraries often provide quiet areas for studying, and they also often offer common areas to facilitate group study and collaboration.
  5. Modern libraries provide latest and quality information to their users regarding education and research
  6. Libraries provide a sense of community.
  7. Restores quality of information for the students.
  8. The availability of text materials and e-journals as per the norms of the AICTE,
  9. Library is improving the student Knowledge.
  10. Preserve knowledge for future generations of the Students
  11. Libraries are important for education.
  12. Libraries help promote literacy.
  13. Find reliable information.
  14. Find information older than the Internet.
  15. Use print reference materials.
  16. Browse books, newspapers, and magazines E-Library
  17. using the Library earn much more knowledge of the students

Facilities of Central Library

  1. Separate Reading Hall with seating capacity of 100.
  2. Digital library and Internet Facility.
  3. Departmental Library.
  4. Open Access for all students.
  5. Photocopy and printing facility.
  6. Library WEB OPAC.
  7. Book bank facility for needy and SC/ST students.
  8. Library best user award (extra two books facility)

Composition of Committee

  1. Coordinator: A senior faculty with good network.
  2. Faculty Member: one faculty from each department.
  3. Student Member: Two 3rd& two 4th year students from each department and two 1st& 2nd year students of MBA & MCA

Committee Members

S.No. Name of the Faculty Designation Department Position
1 Dr. R Naveen Professor & Principal ECE Chairman
2 Mrs. A.Archana Assistant Professor MCA Coordinator
3 Mrs.D Maria Sudha Assistant Professor MBA Member
4 Ms.Padma Assistant Professor ECE Member
5 Mrs K Adhi Lakshmi Assistant Professor CSE Member
6 Mr.Shasidhar Assistant Professor EEE Member
7 Mr.Sudharshan Assistant Professor CE Member

Roles & Responsibilities of Library Committee.

  1. Advises and reviews library policies for instruction, resources, services, and the facility.
  2. Advises regarding library services, especially innovation, for the campus community.
  3. Discuss and evaluate budgetary issues for books, journals, databases, media, e-resources etc.
  4. Reviews benchmarking reports with peer institutions for resources, staffing, and services.
  5. Ensures the library is connected with and supports the College Students academic programs.
  6. Represent the views of the Library’s stakeholders on library and information services.
  7. Eloberate and advice on the direction and development of policies for library and information services to ensure the best possible support is provided.
  8. Recommend new collections and promote contributions to link Institutional Knowledge at University by university community for the dissemination and preservation of AUD’s intellectual and institutional knowledge.
  9. Support the Library’s efforts in ensuring financial accountability and responsibility in the provision of library collections.
  10. Propose and champion opportunities in bringing together University community in the Library to advance knowledge and information sharing.

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Details of Digital Library in Ashoka Women’s Engineering College, Kurnool

  • A digital library is a library in which collections are stored in digital or electronic format and can be accessed through electronic devices and computers.
  • Digital Library is also known as Online Library, Internet Library, Digital Repository, or a Digital Collection is an online database of digital objects that can include Book as a form of Text, Images, Audio, Video, Digital documents, a library accessible through the internet.
  • In other words, in digital libraries, documents are stored in a systematic electronic format and via the Internet or CD-ROM discs.
  • Depending on the nature of the particular library, the user can access magazine articles, books, pictures, sound files, letters, and videos using a computer.
  • Digital libraries, like traditional libraries, Acquire, Circulate, Charge-Discharge, and preserve collections. The major difference from these is that the resources in digital libraries are available only in machine-readable form.
  • This means modifying the concept of traditional storage so that it is necessary to include electronically obtained materials and make them available.
  • In a digital library, various types of social and organizational useful information and knowledge of people are stored using information management methods in multimedia data.
  • In general, the repository of knowledge in a digital library is kept in a structured, processed, and organized manner.
  • Thus, this repository serves the user community as a traditional library. One of the best examples of a digital library is the National Digital Library of India, IIT Kharagpur.
  • The Digital Library of India is a major library of books in Indian languages that is available to all on the Internet. Books in this are searchable and available to read for free.
  • Additionally, it provides online links to six Indian newspapers- Times of India, The Hindu Indian Express, and Deccan Herald.

Library is automated using Integrated Library Management System (ILMS)

Library is automated using Integrated Library Management System (ILMS), subscription to e-resources, amount spent on Purchase of books, journals and per day usage of library

AWEC has a Central Library that plays a vital role in providing resources which enhance the knowledge of the faculty and students. Library is housed in an area of 686 Sq.m with a seating capacity of 200 users. The timings are from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM on all working days with supporting staff of two members.
Name of the ILMS software: Engineering College Automation Package (ECAP)
Nature of Automation: Fully Automated
Version: 5.2
Year of automation: 2021

The institute library functions under the Open Access System having a total collection of 22314 volumes of books with 6121 titles covering all the branches of Engineering, Management, Sciences and Humanities and general books. The library has the subscription of several online Journals, national and international Journals. Periodicals, newspapers, project reports of UG and PG students, previous years question papers, books on competitive exams along with the Book Bank consisting of 2,652 books are also made available. And also maintenance of separate book bank for backward cast students under the Government of Andhrapradesh social welfare department. Library is also having separate machine for taking Xerox of any reference books and materials.

The digital library has an impressive collection of around 500 CDs, e-resources like DELNET, J-GATE, SWAYAM, KNIMBUS by JNTUA and collection of e-books. In addition to this, the digital library is also equipped with an internet browsing centre with ten systems with unlimited access to various academic resources available on the internet.

DELNET was started at the India International Centre Library in January 1988 and was registered as a society in 1992. It was initially supported by the National Information System for Science and Technology (NISSAT), Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Government of India. It was subsequently supported by the National Informatics Centre, Department of Information Technology, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Government of India.

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J-Gate, an electronic gateway to global e-journal literature; is the most efficient comprehensive platform to access research information from over 55 Million journal articles (with access to 10 Million Full Text articles) coming from 49,000+ journals covering multiple subject domains from all disciplines such as; Agriculture & biological Sciences, Arts & humanities, Basic Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Engineering & Technology, Social & Management Sciences. The platform is fronted by simple, intuitive, and easy-to-use interface, and gives users complete control over search filters. J-Gate exponentially increases journal usage through its list of features and its ease of use.

Knimbus is the leading digital library platform used by 500+ reputed institutions. Institutions are transforming their library for a digital future with the Knimbus mLibrary platform.

Knimbus mLibrary is a one-stop solution with rich features to build a powerful and user friendly digital library through which users can seamlessly access the digital resources anytime, anywhere and on any device.

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Average annual expenditure for purchase of books/e-books and subscription to journals/e journals during the last five years (INR in Lakhs) Percentage per day usage of library by teachers and students (foot falls and login data for online access) during the last completed academic year. Number of teachers and students using library per day over last one year

To make available to the learners community learning resources through a single-window, National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology (NMEICT) has sponsored the National Digital Library of India (NDLI) project and arranged funding through Ministry of Education.

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To make available to the learners community learning resources through a single-window, National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology (NMEICT) has sponsored the National Digital Library of India (NDLI) project and arranged funding through Ministry of Education.

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Events Organized for the A.Y 2021-22

S.No. Coordinator Event Organized Resource Person Dates No. of Participants Report
1 Mr.V.Obulesu Awareness program on Digital Library and E-Learning Prof.S.Siva Rangaiah 18-08-2021 360 View

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