Automation

PEC library has continuously changed itself from a traditional to a modern one with the introduction of different technologies available for library. The library uses a commercial Library Management Software (LibSys), which supports all in-house operations (basic as well as advanced) and services of the Library. All in-house activities in the Library including Acquisition, Cataloguing, Circulation and Serials Control are fully computerized since July 2008. Retrospective conversion of bibliographic records has been completed and Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) of the Library is operational and accessible on the intranet.

In 2014, Library implemented RFID enabled Automation and Surveillance Project under TEQIP-II. Every document in the Library is being tagged with RFID tags and users are being issued Smart campus cards. One self –services station is installed to facilitate users with self issue/return of documents. Two security gates, i.e. theft detection pedestals, have been installed at the entrance and exit gates of the library to check the movement of unissued books outside the library.

The database of books available in the Library is being updated on day to day basis with details of recently acquired books. Different databases accessible through OPAC are

 

  1. Books
  1. Hindi/Punjabi Books
  1. Theses
  1. SC/ST Bookbank
  1. Bound Journals
  1. General Bookbank
  1. e - Resources
  1. Conference Proceedings