MKCE CENTRAL LIBRARY established in the year 2000 is spread over 10,346.5 sq. ft. is a valuable resources for students and faculties of engineering, technology and management. The library has built a robust collection of over 55754 books. The Library has an Air conditioned facility and provides access to the best of digital resources through its subscription to various databases consisting of scholarly and industry relevant content.
The MKCE Library is to provide information services and access to bibliographic and full text digital and printed resources to support the scholarly and informational needs of the Institute Community. The Library has a collection of over 60000 Volumes of Reference, Textbooks, Etc. It also has amazingly good collections of Directories, Yearbooks, Biographical sources, Textbooks, Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Handbooks, General Books, competitive exam books, and including Tamil novels.
The library has also subscribed for 124 National Journals and 113 International Journals and 24 Magazines and full text online databases like IEEE, Springer, Elsevier-Science Direct and Sage (Management)
We are also an institution member of NPTEL (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning) who provides facility to access video lectures of IIT and IISc Bangalore and Membership of DELNET (Inter library loan) for resource sharing. We are also now an Institutional member of National Digital Library coordinated by IIT Kharagpur funded by MHRD & NMEICT which gives access to different types of learning material for primary to PG Students spread over different Subjects. Digital library with 24 systems with apt peripherals to access the E-Journals, E-books, CD/DVD’s are available in library.
All in-house operations in the library are fully computerized using Library Software IMPRES ERP powered by Dolphin Software Solutions under surveillance through RFID Security E-Gate and CCTV digital cameras. It also provides web-based access to the online catalogue of our Library Resources. There is 24*7 access to return the books. The issue of books is also automated with KIOSK Self Issue Systems enabling the User themselves charging their books into their account.
Our Library also strives to provide uncompromising information and intellectual requirements to its students and faculty with a user-friendly approach. It offers a fully integrated and dynamic environment for conducting academic study. Multiple copies ensure that resources are easily available in Reference Section and Stock Section as well. Beside this, it provides Lending of books and journals back volumes, reservation of books, photocopying, CD/DVD and Internet services, etc.