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CDGI Library

The main aim of the library is to support the academic programs offered by the institute, which is fulfilled by providing physical access to the books made available in the present situation. It strives to create a comprehensive collection of books useful for the faculty and student community in the institute to assimilate technical knowledge effectively. It is also striving hard to nurture the very basic needs of the faculty and students who are focussed towards research activities.

Library being the heart of the institute is located on the Third and Fourth floors of the Central block in the Main building. Each floor has a carpet area of 810 Sq mts., with the total carpet area of the library summing up to 1620 Sq. mts. The reference section accommodated on the Fourth floor provides seating arrangement for more than 200 students at a time. The reading room created on the Third floor provides seating arrangements for nearly 32 members to go through newspapers, magazines and journals.

Functional Sections

The Central Library has been systematically organized into the following functional sections:

  • Acquisition and Processing: The key functions of acquisition and processing section is to procure books and documents pertaining to all subjects for proper classification and cataloguing. The process of book acquisition is fully computerized using ACCSOFT ERP system. This section is also responsible for maintaining the books which involves pasting of labels, date slips, and bar-code stickers.

  • Computer Applications: This section coordinates with all other sections of the library for computerization. This section is responsible for providing computer based library services. It has a content development team for computerization. A few computers are dedicated for staff and students.

  • Reader Services: This section focuses on issue, return and renewal of books for the students and staff. Besides offering membership to faculty, students and supporting staff of the institute, the library also assists alumni. It provides assistance to readers in locating specific study material. This section clarifies queries of readers specifically pertaining to circulation and about the library in general. Readers may approach the reference and issue counter for information or any assistance in using the library collections and services.

  • Journals Section: This section deal with activities related to subscription of print and on-line journals, their availability, display and enabling access to e-journals on the campus LAN. The Institute has a subscription of nearly 691 on-line journals. Access to a large collection of e-journals is made possible through membership of DELNET.

  • Text Book and Book Bank Section: This book collection consists of text books prescribed in the courses of study or those recommended by faculty. Text books are either issued overnight or are made available only for reference. Students can borrow three books at a time from the text book section. The book bank section has multiple copies of selected text books, from which two books are made available to the students for an entire semester.

Brief information

  • The institute has a centralized library system which caters to all the teaching and learning programs.
  • It boasts of an excellent collection of textbooks, reference books, general reading books, journals and magazines pertaining to all departments in the college.
  • A wide range of CD ROMs, eBooks, subject handbooks, manuals and datasheets as well as other type of reading and study materials are available.
  • The objective of the library is to enhance the learning and research environment in the institution by using printed and online resources.
  • Book bank facility is created to support all the students.
  • The library possesses a rich collection of books relevant to all subjects with wide prospects of information.
  • A large collection of books on Communication skills, Science, Engineering, Technology and Management are made available to students in the reference and borrowing sections.
  • It has 6490 titles and 39,429 volumes of reference and textbooks as on March 2020.
  • Open access facility is extended to all the stake holders of the institute in the library.
  • The students have free in-hand facilities for books and journals using computerized catalogue.
  • The periodicals section subscribes to 54 national and international journals apart from technical magazines in various domains.


  • Library will be kept open on all working days of the institute.
  • Library working hours will be from 8.00 AM to 4.40 PM.
  • Books are issued for a duration of 15 days to students and for one semester to faculty.
  • Students have to return the book on or before the due date, failing which Rs. 2/- per day per book will be levied as fine.
  • Books will be re-issued in case it has no demand from other students.
  • Journals, magazines, newspapers, question papers, syllabus copies will be issued to students and staff for one day only. Delay in returning such documents will entail a fine of Rs. 5/- per day.
  • Library membership account has to be renewed each year by students and staff.
  • Library has open access facility to enhance the use of documents.
  • Any damage caused to the book after borrowing will be the responsibility of the borrower and has to be made good by the concerned student or staff.
  • Silence and etiquettes should be maintained within the reading room and reference section.
  • The periodicals section subscribes to 54 national and international journals apart from technical magazines in various domains.


  • Library membership
  • Book lending
  • Reference service
  • Reading room service
  • Internet facility
  • Book bank scheme
  • Referral service
  • Reprographic facility
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