Information Centre in GKM College of Engineering and Technology is located in the entrance of the institution and hence easily accessible to all the departments, classrooms and hostel. Central library was established in the year 1996. Now a new library block is opened which is spacious three floors and fully air-conditioned. It covers the area of 23,468 square feet. It is fully automated, and digitalis with wi-fi enabled information centre. We have accommodation for 500 users at a time. Our institution an ISO 9001:2008 Certified, CRISIL Rated and NBA Accredited Institution. The books, periodical and their back volume collections are related to engineering, technical, management and general topics which are available for the use of students and faculty members of our institution.
To cater the needs of Research, Teaching and Learning and to provide information to the Users at the appropriate Time.
Book Stock Section:
Our book stock section is located at the first floor in the information centre block. This is very specious and a very attractive section. We have 32000 volumes of books and 8000 titles, which covers the various disciplines like electrical and electronics, electronics and communication, mechanical, computer science, management, civil, marine, aeronautical, science and humanities and the like. This section has prescribed text books, reference books, serving to the need of university prescribed curriculum.
GKM Information Centre has subscribed 103 National and 216 International Journals and we have purchased all leading news papers. We have 735 back Volumes’ in our library.
- Library Transaction Hours
- Monday to Fridays 8 AM to 8 PM
- Saturday 8.30 AM to 4.00PM
- Sunday 9.00 AM to 1.30 PM
- We have high end configuration systems with fast access digital library.
- We can access IEEE’s Journals.
- MALIBNET Database like e-journals, e-books.
- DELNET Database like e-journals, e-books.
- British Council Division database
Audio Visual Learning Centre:
NPTEL (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning) associated with GKM Information Centre has purchased the course materials (DVDs) for the following subjects: Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Computer science Engineering, Further details and live programmes on NPTEL (You tube) can also be accessed at http://www.nptel.iitm.ac.in In addition, we have purchased more than 100 DVDs related to the following subjects: Marine engineering first aid, fire safety from International Maritime Organization and Management related Aptitude skills, communication skills, body language, personality development, IQ Development, and competitive exam skill.
We have advanced systems with high speed internet connectivity. We are regularly conducting CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate), which validates the ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size route and switched networks, including implementation and verification of connections to remote sites in a WAN. Also we have conducted online examination for placement and training
GKM Information Centre has spacious, ventilated reading hall. It can accommodate 200 persons at a time. It is used for reading Books, Magazine, Journals, Newsletter, Conference Proceeding, Bulletin, Government publication, Indian Standard etc.
We are a Corporate Member of:
- British Council Division, Chennai
- American Resource Information Centre, Chennai
- IIT- Madras
- MALIBNET Chennai
- DELNET Delhi
- INFLIBNET Ahmadabad