The Central Library of CIT spread over 22,000 sq. feet area with independent building. The library is the liveliest place in the campus providing a safe, comfortable and friendly environment that enables learning and advancement of knowledge, and promotes discovery and scholarship. The mission of the Library is to facilitate creation of new knowledge through acquisition, organization and dissemination of knowledge resources and providing for value added services. At present, the library has a collection of more than 90000 Physical books and other resources like E-Books, E-Journals, CDs, News Papers etc. It also subscribes important daily newspapers and 1365 magazines. Library has subscribed IEEE (IEL-Online Level -II), five Subject Collection Science Direct with Complementary Access to Food Engineering Books, ASME, ASCE, ACM, Springer, Taylor & Francis, for accessing E-Journals and E-Books.
The library is fully automated using RFID technology with the help of SOUL 2.0 software developed by the INFLIBNET center Ahmedabad. It is the first library in Assam and one of the few libraries in North East India fully automated using RFID technology enabling self-issue and return facility and dual lane gate security system. The library is also equipped with CCTV for the surveillance purpose. It has successfully launched dedicated Web OPAC with separate server. Users can search its holdings from anywhere anytime. After launching Web OPAC, the library has become the one of the few libraries in NE India providing such facilities. The library is dedicated to serve the users with highest degree of professionalism and upgrades with the technological advancement frequently. The library provides separate conference room, teachers study room, digital library facility with latest computers for the users. Central library also provides Android application for the members of library to access library facilities easily. 260 users can sit and study at the time excluding teachers reading facility and digital library section.
Innovative services like “Library on Demand” where problems of the users are solved through telephone and Campus Delivery System of the reading materials has been introduced which has received tremendous support from all sections. Community Outreach programme are being conducted through our Career Counselling Cell of the Library. Numbers of such programs have
|Category||Number of Books & Days|
|Student (Diploma)||07 Books for 90 Days|
|Student (Degree)||09 Books for 90 Days|
|Faculties||10 Books for Semester|
|Staffs||05 Books for 180 Days|
|Guests Membership||03 Books for 15 Days|