Rajeev Gandhi Memorial
College Of Engineering & Technology
Autonomous Institution
Approved by AICTE - New Delhi
Affiliated to JNTUA Anantapuramu
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Central Library

The central Library is located in spacious and gratifying premises. The Central Library has more than 12226 titles, 72,664 volumes and subscribes to more than 170 international and national journals. 3086 back volumes are also available. Reprographic facilities and Internet facilities are available in the Central Library. The main reading hall can accommodate more than 220 students at a time. The Central Library is open from 8.00 AM to 8.00 PM on all working days and the working hours are extended during examinations. The students can loan three books at any time.

RGMCET Central Library is having membership of INFLIBNET (Information library network). DELNET (Developing library network) and NDL National Digital Library of India. Through INFLIBNET we can access 34,38,000 e-books and 6400 online journals. DELNET (Developing library network) we can access e-books and online journals. RGMCET Central Library is the institutional member of National Digital Library (NDL) of India where we can access 72,03,195 documents like books, video lectures, audio lectures, articles, thesis and so on.

The Central library is equipped with LIBSYS LSEASE software with web OPAC and Barcode facility. The central Library procured Subject video hard disks NPTEL from IIT Madras AND Videos on Demand procured from IIT, Kharagpur and are made available to the students and faculty via intranet through campus wide network and also Wi-Fi both in hostels and college round the clock.

The Central Library provides online Library services like on-line Journals/magazines, open course ware, open access Journals, Internet facility to the students and faculty with 250 mbps band width for faster access to the great extent.

RGMCET Central Library subscribes IEL ONLINE IEEEXPLORE DIGITAL LIBRARY, Taylor & Francis online Digital Library and are made available through IP based ACCESS round the clock to the students and faculty.

Central Library Layout

List of Books, Journals in the Library

# Branch Titles Volumes National Journals Print International Journals Print
1 E.C.E 1805 11908 35 8
2 E.E.E 1605 10020 27 7
3 C.S.E 3470 19225 30 22
4 M.E 1351 7175 35 11
5 C.E 934 5284 38 10
6 M.B.A 776 6165 23 13
7 BASIC SCIENCES 1620 8141 29
8 SC BOOKS 235 2575
9 ST BOOKS 430 2171

RGMCET CENTRAL LIBRARY Subscribed for the following Digital Library resources

  1. IEEE XPLORE DIGITAL LIBRARY – 329 journals www.ieeexplore.ieee.org
  2. Taylor and Francis Digital Library –555 journals www.tandfonline.com
  3. NLIST Digital Library from INFLIBNET – 6400 electronic journals & 34,38,000 electronic books www.nlist.inflibnet.ac.in
  4. DELNET - 5,000+ Full-text E-journals, 10966 freee-booksin 709 categories and 1,00,000 + Thesis/Dissertations www.delnet.nic.in
  5. JGATEPLUS –J-Gate is an electronic gateway to global e-journal literature www.jgateplus.com
  6. VoD’s from IIT Kharagpur– Intranet
  7. NPTEL Video Lectures – Intranet
  8. National Digital Library of India – 60 types of learning resources are available.10 million items authored by 3 lakh authors in 70 Languages www.ndl.iitkgp.ac.in/
  9. e-PG Pathshala; Video Lecturesand Lecture Notes e-PGPathshala is an initiative of the MHRDhigh quality, curriculum-based, interactive e-content in 70 subjects across all disciplines. https://epgp.inflibnet.ac.in/index.php

NPTEL Resources

National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning resources (NPTEL) material of CSE, CE, ME, EEE, ECE, Basic science and Humanities can be accessed through 12 Core i3 computers.


All working Days: 8.00 AM to 6.00 PM The Issue Counter functions between 9.30 AM and 5.30 PM on all working days.

Issue and return of books

  1. Books other than reference copies and periodicals will be issued to the members only on the days specified for them for a period of 14 days . For faculty this borrowing period is one month.
  2. Two renewals of books will be allowed provided there are no reservations against these books. For renewals the members shall produce the books physically and also submit their ID cards.
  3. The borrowers are solely responsible for any damage and loss to the books borrowed by them. They shall satisfy themselves with the condition of the books at the time of borrowing.
  4. Failure to return books before the due dates mentioned on the slips, whatever may be the reason shall attract the following rates of overdue charges.
    • First seven days Rs 1/- per day and from 8th day onwards Rs 2/- per day. Holidays are not excluded while counting the days of late return.
    • If the due date mentioned on the due date slip happens to be a holiday, the due date will be taken as the next immediate working day.
    • If a book is not returned within 50 days from the due date, the cost of the book along with overdue charges will be leived.
    • The candidate should keep the books clean, do not tear up or stain the leaves and do not make pencil or other marks on them.

Loss of books

  • Loss of books, if any shall be reported to the librarian immediately and the borrower shall be permitted to provide the replacement with good copy of similar book only on obtaining the permission from the Head of the Institution.
  • If the borrower fails to replace the lost book within the time fixed, twice the cost of the book and the overdue charges will be levied.

Reservation of books

The members shall reserve any book which is already in issue. The reserved books after their return will be kept at the counter for two consecutive days for the benefit of those who reserved them. If they fail to collect them within two days these books shall be issued to the members in the waiting list and the members shall forfeit their seniority in reservation.

General rules

Wearing ID card is compulsory in the library.
Entry details at Visitors Register are compulsory.

  1. Readers should observe strict silence inside the Library.
  2. Use of Mobile phones is not permitted inside the Library premises.
  3. Library Timings 8-00 AM to 8 PM on all working days.
  4. Circulation section timings 9-30 AM to 5 PM .
  5. Loan period one Month.
  6. Three books are issued to UG I and II year .
  7. Four books are issued to UG III and IV year .
  8. Four Books for PG students .
  9. Users are not allowed to carry eatables/drinks inside the Library premises.
  10. Members are requested to keep their belongings at the entrance of the Library. However they are advised not to leave any valuables outside the library. These items are liable to be lost.
  11. Library users are strictly prohibited from taking the borrowed and stamped books again inside the library.
  12. Books will not be issued to members on the ID card of others.
  13. Books will be issued subject to availability only.
  14. No sub-lending of books is permitted.
  15. Readers are not allowed to bring their personal books or any printed material (spiral/bound book) inside the Library.
  16. Readers should not talk or discuss as they may disturb other readers. Reading halls are meant for individual study and research only.
  17. Under special circumstances, the Librarian may refuse the issue of books or recall the books already issued from any member without assigning any reason thereof.
  18. Reference books, Newspapers, Magazines, Journals should not be taken out.