The library is an absolute mine of information, offering best in progressive as well as traditional learning resources. It supports the curriculum and aims to encourage independent study by providing all types of resources. It provides innovative, responsive and effective services to meet the changing needs of the academic community. The major objective is to provide right information to the right users at the right time.
The library has a vast collection of 4,920 titles and 26,291 volumes that are related to science, engineering, management, general books on personality development, competitive exam books. Books are issued to students on a fortnightly basis. Access to e-journal database such as Elsevier, Springer, Science Direct, Taylor and Francis, Institution of Civil Engineers, Emerald and 25,527 e-books from springer, Elsevier, Taylor & Francis, McGraw Hill Education, New Age International and Packt is provided apart from 36 national print journals.
The library is automated using integrated institution software “Smart Campus” & has digital library facility where, question papers, free e-books, syllabus and faculty publication can be accessed within the campus. The library provides an online catalogue through which students can search the availability of books and reserve the books.
The CIT Library maintains a separate reference collection consisting of text books, rare books, reference books, project reports, encyclopaedias, dictionaries, directories, handbooks, general knowledge books, yearbooks and, competitive exam books like GRE, GATE, GMAT, CAT, IAS CRS. Print national and international journals, general and technical magazines and newsletter are also available for reference. More than 100 students can be seated at a time at reference section, which will be kept open from 9.30 AM to 7.30 PM.
The circulation section has around 20,000 books which include textbooks, placement-related books, general reading books etc. that can be borrowed.
Book bank: First and second year students are eligible to get membership of the book bank scheme free of cost. Two textbooks for 1st years and one text book for 2nd year students will be issued under this scheme for a semester. Book should be returned within two days after the theory examination, otherwise a fine of Rs.5/- per day will be charged.
SC/ST students can become members of the SC/ST Book Bank free of cost. They can borrow three textbooks for each semester under this scheme. Books should be returned within two days after the theory examination.
Digital infrastructure is provided to access subscribed and open access e-journals, e-books, NPTEL lecture notes. DSPACE @ CIT : A digital repository where previous years question papers, syllabus copy, e-books, faculty publication etc. can be accessed. It can also be accessed from anywhere . Click Here to access Dspace @ CIT
Newspaper section has subscription to 10 national and regional news papers for the reference. The yearly edition of newspapers are made available in reference section