NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, SILCHAR

राष्ट्रीय प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान, सिलचर

LIBRARY

About The Library


The Central Library which is the heart of the Institute was established in 1977. It provides one of the important academic services to the Institute. It is a well-equipped Library, centrally located with easy access and does provide right impetus for the intellectual growth of the students, teachers, research scholars & others around. Presently, the Library is a part of the LTT building & having around 97,000 collections of documents of both print & non print materials.

The Central Library with its modern collection of knowledge resources and innovative information services supports a complementary role for students, faculty, and the surrounding community in their intellectual pursuits. It is a hybrid library with the state-of-the-art technological applications. The Library holds knowledge resources predominantly related to Science and Technology, Humanities & Social Sc, Management & other allied subjects. The Library is now fully computerized with an integrated system connected to the Campus Network providing e-resource facility to the institutional community. The entire Library collection including the CD-ROM databases and the online databases are made available through Institute’s network. Users can access the online databases through Institute’s network. Library collection can also be searched through Web OPAC. National Institute of Technology Silchar Library is an active member of E-ShodhSindhu Consortium (to access online full text journals) and also member of NDL (National Digital Library) in order to avail the benefits of various services. In addition, library enrolled as Institutional membership of British Council Library, American Library to avail the service of ILL. Recently, NIT Silchar has invested Rs. 44 Crore to create a world-class, innovative, inviting and flexible library system to enhance campus learning, support research, and to provide community outreach service having 90,000 sq. ft. carpet area. For this purpose, Central Library, NIT Silchar has entered into a collaborative MOU with University Library & Mortenson Centre for International Library Programme of University of Illinois at Urbana Chaimpaign, USA to create world class LIS facilities at NIT Silchar. The library building is in the final stage of completion.

People in Library


Librarian (i/c) / Assistant Librarian
Section: Library
Phone: 9435523274
Email: krishnamati[at]nits[dot]ac[dot]in

Assistant (SG-I)
Section: Library
Phone: 9401755315
Email: himadri[at]nits[dot]ac[dot]in

Objectives of the Library


  • To support the Institute in imparting quality education in the field of engineering & technology, Humanities & Social Science, Management and other allied subjects.
  • To provide latest research information, electronically to various users community.
  • To provide quality service to users, disseminate technical knowledge and offer modern tools for access of information.
  • Bring about cooperative working among the libraries & information centre in North East India through sharing of resources.
  • To develop inter-institute links within the country to facilitate effective exchange of information resources.
  • To form a library consortia for libraries & information centre in North East India.
  • To develop a digital library that collects information across the globe through internet for effective dissemination of the same in the North Eastern Region.
  • To integrate with other digital libraries that are set up in various parts of India and abroad world to minimize the recurring cost of journals and other conventional print media.
  • Organize conference, lectures, workshops and seminars in the field of interest.


Contact


Mrs. Krishnamati Singha
Librarian (i/c)/ Assistant Librarian
NIT Silchar, Assam, PIN-788010.
Phone No.: 03842-240055 (O), Mobile No.: 9435523274
E-mail: nits.library@gmail.com, krishna_singha@yahoo.co.in
Library Sections

The Library has following sections for smooth functioning of the library:

Circulation Section:

Circulation Section located on the First Floor. The timings of Check-out and check-in of books is from 9.30 AM to 5.00 PM on weekdays.

Book Bank Section:

Book-Bank Books are issued predominantly to the PWD, SC & ST and foreign students for the whole semester. The timings of issue and return of books is from 9.30 AM to 5.00 PM. on weekdays.

Reference and Readers' Advisory Service:

The Reference Desk is on the second floor of the Library. This service is available for all.

Acquisition & Technical Section:

Acquisition Section is located on the first floor of the Library, this section acquires and prepares books and other reading material selected by the faculty members and recommended by the Heads of various Departments.

In technical section, the reading materials technically processed and is made available for use on the stacks.

Periodical Section:

The Periodical Section is located on the ground floor of the Library. This section provides current information and also subscribes journals, magazines and newspapers. The opening hours of the section are from 9 AM to 6 PM.

Computer Section:

This section is located on the ground floor of the Library. All the important servers for Koha, Digital Library, E-Learning, ERMSS, BIS, Fedgate & Ezyproxy and others accessories are kept in this section. This section manages the working process of the entire Computer System of the Library.

Library Collections

Total Library collection of library as on 31st March 2017 stands as follows:

Sl. No.

Name of Resources

Total No. of Resources

1.

Books

96683

2.

Print Journals

114

3.

Bound Volumes

5468

4.

CD-ROMs

4297

5.

Databases

17

6.

Videos

909

7.

ISI Code (Printed)

8627

8.

Book Bank (General)

9235

9.

Book Bank (SC/ST)

8180

10.

IRC Codes

152

11.

Thesis

92

12.

Dissertation

425

13.

Reports/ Annual Reports

423


A need-based collection of knowledge resources is being developed in lines with the objectives and activities of the Institute in mind. Resources include books, journals, audio-visual materials, CD-ROMs, e-journals, online databases and other reference materials.

Books

The Library has a highly selective collection of over 96683 books in the area of Science & Technology, management and related subjects. Besides, there are also many new technical and reference books available in electronic form.

New arrivals of books, journals, theses and reports etc. can be accessed on the library home page. An email alert is also sent to the requesting faculty member(s) about the arrival of publications requested by them. Library has taken special care to keep the library stacks neat and clean and also provides facilitate to users to locate the desired document quickly.

Printed Journals/ Magazines:

114 printed journals are subscribed by the library.

CD-ROMs:

The Library has 4297 CDs/DVDs on Books, statistical data, encyclopaedias, dictionaries; most of the CDs are mounted on the Digital Library server and can be accessed through the Institute’s network.

CD-ROMs

The Library has 3287 CDs/DVDs on Books, statistical data, encyclopedias, dictionaries; most of the CDs are mounted on the Digital Library server and can be accessed through the Institute’s network.

Reports

The library has a separate collection of various reports, conference proceedings, ISTE-STTP proceedings, dissertations and reports of various Institutes/Firms.

North-East Collection:

The library has established a separate collection of books pertaining to North-East India. These collection portray their History, Culture, Economy, Geography, Ecology and about their Society.

Standards Collection:

The library has got a separate collection of standards and special publications published by Bureau of Indian Standards & Indian Road Congress. The standards are kept in a separate number-wise with sequence.

Career and Counselling Collection:

The library has established a separate collection of books pertaining to Career and Counselling. These collections include GRE, GMAT, TOFFEL & books related to counselling etc.

Miscellaneous Collection:

The library has miscellaneous collections comprising of Institutes examinations old question papers, competitive books, Hindi, Bengali and English literature books etc.

News Paper Clipping Collection:

The library has opened up the News Paper Clipping collections comprising of publication about North East India in papers, Magazine and Govt. publication etc.

Electronic Library:

Emphasis is given to develop a model electronic library with the state-of-the-art technological applications. The electronic library has online databases, CD-ROM databases, e-journals and e-books. It provides a single window access to all electronic resources and is accessible through the Institute's intranet.

Members and their privileges

All the students, faculty members and employees of the Institute can register themselves for the membership of the Library. Each member is provided with a library membership card. The categories of members and their privileges are as follows:

Faculty, staff and students:

Sl. No.

Member categories

Loan duration

Quantity (Max. no. of books borrowed at a time)

Membership form forwarded by

1.

Faculty

6 months

15

Est. Branch

2.

Contractual Faculty

1 month

2

Est. Branch

3.

Technical/ Supporting Staff

1 month

2

Est. Branch

4.

Administrative Staff

1 month

3

Est. Branch

5.

Other Staff of the Institute

1 month

2

Est. Branch

6.

Students

1 month

4

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Members can collect documents from Circulation Desk & Duration of Loan Period is:

Type of Document

Type of Loan

Duration of Loan

Overdue charges

Books

Short Term / Long Term

1 month / 6 Months

Re. 1.00 per day

Journals

Overnight

2 Days

Re. 1.00 per day

Reference books

Overnight

1 Day

Rs. 5.00 per day

CD ROMs

Short Term

2 Days

Rs. 2.00 per day

Consultation documents like BIS Code, IRC Codes

Short Term

2 Days

Rs. 3.00 per day

Rules and Regulations

Admission to the Library

All members are required to deposit their personal belonging at the property counter at their own risk. The library is not responsible for any loss or damage to the same. Taking a briefcase or bag inside the library is strictly forbidden. Users should let the security; check their personal belongings, like books, files, etc. before they leave the library premises.

Care of Library Materials

Library resources such as books, journals, and electronic materials, etc. are costly and are often rare. These resources are for the benefit of the present and for the future members of the library. Therefore, library users’ are requested not to write upon, damage, turn down the leaves or mark on any library materials. Tracing or copying of any is prohibited by copy right policy and users shall be solely responsible for any violations. Before leaving the Issue counter, member should satisfy themselves as to whether the library material lent to them is in sound condition. If not , they should immediately bring the matter to the knowledge of the library staff at the Issue counter; otherwise, they are liable to be held responsible for replacing the material or paying such compensation as fixed by the Librarian.

Clearance Certificate

Library members/users’ who are leaving the institution, must surrender their membership card to the library, and obtain a "Clearance" certificate from the librarian, in order to ensure that they owe no dues to the library including any overdue charges etc.

General Instructions:

  • Every member of the library must bring their ID card to identify himself/herself when requested to do so.
  • Outwears, brief cases, handbags, files, umbrellas and similar items should be deposited at the check point before entering the library.
  • Smoking is prohibited in and around the library. No refreshments or foodstuff of any kind shall be consumed anywhere inside the library.
  • Silence must be observed in the Library.
  • Library members should maintain an atmosphere of dignity, peace and silence within the library premises.
  • All books and journals must be returned on before the due date.
  • Documents must be returned in time to make them available for use by others. Overdue library materials, other than the Reserve/ Reference Documents incur a fine of Rs.10.00 per day, the Reserve/ Reference Documents incur a fine of 50 paisa per hour or more. Until the dues are cleared the borrowing facilities will be withheld. Borrowing entitlement may be reduced if a member is observed returning document/s in late on more than three occasions. The Librarian can recall any issued document any time.
  • A misplaced book is temporarily lost. To avoid misplacement; books taken from the open shelves should be left on the nearest table/trolley. Library materials should be handled with utmost care. Nobody should write, damage and make any mark on any kind of library materials. Materials damaged, defected or lost must be replaced; otherwise the cost will be realized from the borrower.
  • Members should keep the library informed of any change of address during the period of their membership.
  • Members should return all materials borrowed from the library before proceeding on any kind of long leave.
  • Members should not sub lend the materials borrowed from the library.
  • Materials that are issued should be produced for the security to check.
  • Suggestions for purchasing books and other materials and improving the library services are welcome.
  • The librarian has the power to cancel the tickets and refuse admission to anyone who violates the rules and regulations of the library or indulges in any other type of misconduct.

Usage Policy for using the e-Resources at NIT Silchar: Guidelines for fair use

  • Electronic resources such as databases, e-journals, e-books are made available by the Central Library, NIT Silchar for the use academic as well as research purpose.
  • These resources can be searched, browsed and material may be downloaded and printed as single copies of articles as is done in the case of printed library material. Downloading or printing of a complete book or an entire issue or a volume of one or more journals (called systematic downloading) is strictly prohibited.
  • Use of robots, spiders or intelligent agents to access, search and/or systematically download from these resources is also prohibited. Any violation of this policy will result in penal action as per the rules and regulations of the Institute.
  • Please note that systematic downloading will make the publisher to block accessing these resources to the entire community of users @ NIT Silchar.

The e-resources are provided by both the e-SHODHSINDHU and the Institute which incorporates thousands of electronic journals and bibliographic databases for use. The terms and conditions for using these resources are spelled out in electronic resource license agreements with each publisher. It is the responsibility of individual users to follow the usage policy for using electronic resources. The general principles for using e-resources are as follows:

Permitted

Not Permitted

Viewing, downloading, copying, printing and saving a copy of search results

Use of robots or intelligent agents to do systematic, bulk or automatic downloading is not permitted

Viewing, downloading, copying, printing and saving individual articles

Systematic downloading or printing of entire journal issues or volumes, or large portions of other e-resources is not permitted

Using e-resources for scholarly, educational or scientific research, teaching, private study and clinical purposes

Using e-resources for commercial gain is not permitted (i.e. reselling, redistributing or republishing licensed content)

Sending a copy of an article to another authorized user (i.e. current faculty, students or staff)

Transmitting, disseminating or otherwise making online content available to unauthorized users (i.e. sending to mailing lists or electronic bulletin boards) is not permitted

Posting the URL to the publisher's version of the article on a class website (publisher links will allow only authorized users access).

Posting the publisher's version or PDF of an article to an open class website is not permitted (instead, post the URL to the article which will allow only authorized users access).

Breaches of the license agreement with publishers could result in the suspension of access to the resources for the member institutions.

Library Services

Checking out the Documents:

Registered library members are allowed to check out library documents as per their entitlement. Reference Books, CDs, Bound volumes etc. are not issued normally to the students.

Renewals:

Books issued to members can be renewed unless they are reserved by someone else. Members need to bring the books to the library for getting them re-issued.

Return of documents:

Documents checked out from the library should be returned at the circulation desk, during its working hours, i.e. 9.30 PM to 5.00 PM on any working day.

Reserving the documents:

A library user can reserve a book currently out on loan by requesting staff at the Circulation Counter. Notifications for availability of reserved books will be notified through e-mail.

Membership Renewals:

The membership card shall remain valid for the period indicated on ID Card. The students, faculty and staff members can get their membership card renewed on surrendering all borrowers’ cards issued to them and after settling all other dues.

Loss of Membership Cards:

The loss of membership card should be reported in written to the Librarian immediately. Duplicate membership card can be issued after getting Police Entry Report and paying the penalty fee of Rs. 100.00. Library members are responsible for any loss or misuse of their membership card.

Loss of books:

If lost borrowers have to replace with new book with latest edition along with late fee or if the book is not available, they have to pay double cost of the book along with late fee and RFID chip amount.

Library Service Hours:

  • General Library Timings: 9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.
  • Sections opening Timings:

Book Bank

Remains open in the beginning of each semester

Circulation Counter

Monday – Friday
9.30 AM – 5.30 PM

  • Holidays: All Gazette Holidays and Sunday.

Lending service:

Lending service is available to faculty, students, administrative, and other staff members of NITS community.

Book Bank:

Book Bank books are issued to the students of the college for full duration of a semester at a time. Preference is given to SC & ST students and low income group and maximum of five books are given to each students depending upon the availability. The Book Bank facility is also provided to Physically Challenged students and foreign students.

Proactive Information Services:

Library provides specific information services such as alert on upcoming conferences/workshop, CAS, SDI, etc. to the academic community.

Reference and Research Services:

Reference books like dictionaries encyclopaedias, handbooks, manuals etc. and bound volume of back issues of journals are arranged subject wise. In addition to that Library members can also refer the online Britannica Encyclopaedia, Proquest Dissertation and theses and Turn–it-in anti-plagiarism software.

Magazine and Journals Service:

Central Library subscribes 99 numbers of journals and magazine on different topics.

Books Requisition Procedure:

As and when the central library receives the requisition of books in the prescribed format, duly signed and forwarded by the HOD’s, the purchase order is generated after the due approval of the Director.

Database/ e-journals and printed Journals Requisition Procedure:

The Librarian sends a request to all faculties / HOD's of the Institute for the requisition of journals in the coming year along with a list of journals currently subscribed in the Central Library. Then the Library Sub-Committee decides the purchase of database/ e-journals on priority basis depending upon the availability of fund.

External Membership Services:

External members from business/industrial and government setups as well as from the academics are granted membership under certain specified conditions.

Information services:

Most of the information services are available through the Digital Library accessible through the Institute’s LAN. Other major services include inter-library loan, book exhibitions and reference services.

Inter Library Loan and Document Procurement Service:

Central Library offers inter-library loan service to its users for the books and periodicals not available in the National Institute Technology, Silchar Library by procuring them from other libraries within North East India. The NITS Library in turn also lends its resources to the libraries of other government and academic institutions within North East India. However, photocopies of articles are sent to the libraries situated anywhere in the country on demand. User can avail J-Gate Services for ILL.

Lib 2.0 Services:

Library users can get the latest updates/happenings in the library through our library blog at http://library-nitsilchar.blogspot.com/ and get connected through our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/369833813038102/

Other Activities:

NITS Library is actively engaged in organizing workshops, seminars & consulting activities.

Ask the Librarian:

Users are encouraged to contact the Library staff via email at ksatpathy@gmail.com, nits.library@gmail.com if they have a query. We will reply usually within 24 hours. If the question involves in-depth research assistance, the user is encouraged to speak to Librarian/ Astt. Librarian.

E-Resources Usage Policy

Usage Policy for using the e-Resources at NIT Silchar: Guidelines for fair use

  1. Electronic resources such as databases, e-journals, e-books are made available by the Central Library, NIT Silchar for the use academic as well as research purpose.
  2. These resources can be searched, browsed and material may be downloaded and printed as single copies of articles as is done in the case of printed library material. Downloading or printing of a complete book or an entire issue or a volume of one or more journals (called systematic downloading) is strictly prohibited.
  3. Use of robots, spiders or intelligent agents to access, search and/or systematically download from these resources is also prohibited. Any violation of this policy will result in penal action as per the rules and regulations of the Institute.
  4. Please note that systematic downloading will make the publisher to block accessing these resources to the entire community of users @ NIT Silchar. Defaulter will be penalized as per Institute norms.

The e-resources are provided by both the e-SHODHSINDHU and the Institute which incorporates thousands of electronic journals and bibliographic databases for use. The terms and conditions for using these resources are spelled out in electronic resource license agreements with each publisher. It is the responsibility of individual users to follow the usage policy for using electronic resources. The general principles for using e-resources are as follows:

Permitted

Not Permitted

Viewing, downloading, copying, printing and saving a copy of search results

Use of robots or intelligent agents to do systematic, bulk or automatic downloading is not permitted

Viewing, downloading, copying, printing and saving individual articles

Systematic downloading or printing of entire journal issues or volumes, or large portions of other e-resources is not permitted

Using e-resources for scholarly, educational or scientific research, teaching, private study and clinical purposes

Using e-resources for commercial gain is not permitted (i.e. reselling, redistributing or republishing licensed content)

Sending a copy of an article to another authorized user (i.e. current faculty, students or staff)

Transmitting, disseminating or otherwise making online content available to unauthorized users (i.e. sending to mailing lists or electronic bulletin boards) is not permitted

Posting the URL to the publisher's version of the article on a class website (publisher links will allow only authorized users access).

Posting the publisher's version or PDF of an article to an open class website is not permitted (instead, post the URL to the article which will allow only authorized users access).

Breaches of the license agreement with publishers could result in the suspension of access to the resources for the member institutions. For more information, please contact Librarian at nits.library@gmail.com

ERMSS

ERMSS (e-Resource Management & Search Solutions):

ERMSS is a customized e-resources management and search solution of NIT, Silchar Library. This solution provides the linking of all the e resources subscribed by the NIT, Silchar library. ERMSS is useful for the library members for searching information. The users can easily view, access and search within all the e-resources contents with the same interface.
ERMSS is a comprehensive search solution which has parameterized search functionalities. It can perform search on titles of e-resources (e-journals, e-books and e-databases) integrated with the solutions which provides integrated and mapped results from e-resources. User can access the e-resources and its content from anywhere anyplace through Intranet. This solution provides the linking of all the titles of e-resources (e-journals, e-books and e-databases) and open access e-resources. In this solution A-Z listing has been done for all e-resources.

The ERMSS (e-Resource Management & Search Solutions) link is:
http://172.16.1.9:8080/nitsilchar

Web OPAC

Web OPAC (Search Library Catalogue):

The entire Library collection including books, e-books, journals, database etc. can be searched and browsed through the web enabled Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC). Users can access the OPAC to find out the real-time availability of library materials from their own computer terminals. Faculty and students can reserve items, which are on loan.

The Web OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) link is:
http://10.30.30.20:8001

Digital Library


Digital Library:

Name

Link

Digital Library

http://192.168.38.6/
(User id: nituser, Password: nituser)

E-Learning Suite


E-Learning Suite:

Name

Link

E-Learning Suite @ NIT Silchar

http://192.168.38.7/LES

Find Articles


Find Articles:

Name

Link

Find Articles

https://jgateplus.com/search/

Open Acccess @ NIT Silchar


Open Acccess Digital Repositories @ NIT Silchar:

Click here to view the Open Access Digital Repositories

Fedgate & Ezyproxy


Fedgate & Ezyproxy:

Name

Link

Fedgate & Ezyproxy

http://elibrary.nits.ac.in:2048/login

Anti-Plagiarism software


Anti-Plagiarism software:

Name

Link

Turn-it-in Anti-Plagiarism software
(One student account for every teacher)

http://www.turnitin.com

Library Events (Programme Organised by the Library)

Programme Organised (Summer School / Winter School / Seminars / Exhibitions): LIS

Sl. No.

Name of the Programme

Duration

Funding Agency

1.

Two Days “Train The Trainer” National Workshop on Massive Open Online Courses (MOOcs).
https://moocsworkshop.blogspot.in/

26-27 Aug 2017

Thapar University, Patiala & Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) & TEQIP III

2.

Workshop on “Role of ICT for Preservation of Indigenous Knowledge in North Eastern Region”.
http://piknei.blogspot.in/

15-17 Mar 2017

IGNCA, New Delhi

3.

Workshop on “Development of Environmental Law Curriculum for Business and Validation Workshop” at IIE Guwahati.
http://worldbankworkshop.blogspot.in/

17-18 Sep 2015

World Bank & IIM Kashipur

4.

AIU Workshop on Emerging Trends in Information Technology in University Management.
http://aiuworkshop.blogspot.in/

25-27 Aug 2015

AIU, New Delhi

5.

International Conference on "What’s Next in Libraries? Trends, Space, and Partnerships” jointly organized by Mortenson Center for International Library Programs, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA and NIT Silchar at NIT Silchar.
http://whatsnextinlibraries.blogspot.in/

21-23 Nov 2014

Various Source

6.

10th Annual Meet & Workshop of INDEST-AICTE Consortium of MHRD in collaboration with IIT Delhi at NIT Silchar.
http://indest2014.blogspot.in/

05-06 May 2014

MHRD, GoI

7.

National Workshop on “Innovation India” held from jointly organized by CSIR-NISTADS, New Delhi; NIT Silchar & IIM Kashipur under TEQIP II.
http://iiworkshop.blogspot.in/

25-26 Nov 2013

CSIR-NISTAD, IIM Kashipur

8.

29th Convention and Conference of the Society for Information Science (SIS) on Information, Innovation & Technologies: Creating Seamless Linkages.
http://sis2012conference.blogspot.in/

26-28 Nov, 2012

CSIR, DRDO, ICSSR

9.

National Workshop on “e-book: Issues & Challenges” under TEQIP

15 Mar 2012

ISTE & TEQIP

10.

Science & Technology Book Fair-2012 at NIT Silchar

13-17 Mar 2012

Publishers

11.

National Seminar on Networking of Library and Information Centres of North East India in Digital Environment (NLICDE-2011) during, under the aegis of National Library, Kolkata at NIT Silchar.
http://nerlibnet.blogspot.in/

21-23 Mar 2011

Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India.

12.

Science & Technology Book Fair-2010 at NIT Silchar

16-19 Mar 2011

Publishers

13.

25th National Seminar of SIS on “Role of Librarian in 21st Century” at IIM Indore.
http://sis2008conference.blogspot.com/

05-06 Dec 2008

SIS, New Delhi

14.

“3rd Management Book Fair 2008” at IIM Indore.
www.iimidr.ac.in/iimi/media/pdf/book%20fair%20poster.pdf

04-06 Dec 2008

10 different Publishers

15.

INDEST-AICTE Workshop on “E-Resource Management” at IIM Indore.
http://www.iimidr.ac.in/iimi/media/pdf/indest%20brochure.pdf

04-06 Dec 2008

INDEST / IIT, New Delhi

16.

“2nd Management Book Fair” at IIM Indore

24-26 Mar 2008

IIM Indore

17.

National Seminar on “Library and Information Management in Digital Environment” & Workshop on “Interlibrary Networking”.
http://indolibnet.blogspot.com/

24 Mar 2008

Emerald Group

18.

Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute sponsored Library Workshop on “Role of Academic Librarians in Promoting Canadian Studies” held at IIM Indore.
http://sicilibnet.blogspot.com/

16-17 Dec 2007

SICI, New Delhi

19.

Induction Training Programme

28-Jan-2005 to 06-Feb-2005

AICTE, New Delhi

20.

Short Term Training programme on “Information Technology Applications in Information Management”

01-10 Mar 2004

AICTE-ISTE, New Delhi

21.

Patent Awareness Workshop

10 May 2003

TIFAC, Govt. of India

22.

Educational Utilization programme on Standardization, Product Certificate & Quality Systems

19-20 Sep 2002

BIS, New Delhi

23.

STTP in “IT Applications In Library & Information Management/Services”

18-27 Feb 2002

AICTE-ISTE, New Delhi

24.

ICT Literacy Initiation Camp for the Teacher Educators of the North Eastern Region

10-11 Nov 2001

NCTE, New Delhi

25.

INSDOC, New Delhi Conducted Training on “Computer Application on Library & Information Activities for the Library Information Professionals in the North Eastern Region”

20-24 Feb 2001

CSIR, New Delhi


Programme Organised: General

Sl. No.

Name of the Programme

Duration

Funding Agency

1.

Library Orientation Programme & User Awareness Programme on JGate.
http://library-nitsilchar.blogspot.in/

07.09.2017

2.

Author Workshop on “Springer Nature”

21.03.17

Springer Nature

3.

Internship Programme for the Students of DLIS, Assam University, Silchar

26.10.16 - 03.11.16

4.

Invited Lecture on “Higher Education Opportunity in Germany”

26.10.16

5.

UEP – 2016 on “Managing Research Pathways – Search, Discover & Innovate”

05.10.16

6.

UEP – 2016 on “IEEE Xplore Digital Library: Delivering Research Better Than Ever”, “To make the best out of Wiley Online Library” & “Cambridge Platform Cambridge Core and Cambridge Content”

20.09.16

7.

UEP – 2016 on “Managing Research Pathways – Search, Discover & Innovate” & “Web of Science, JCR (Impact Factor) & EndNote”

15.09.16

8.

Summer Training Programme for the Students of DLIS, ICFAI University, Tripura

27.06.16 - 08.07.16

9.

An Information Seminar on “Higher education Opportunities in USA” at NIT Silchar

21.09.15

USEFI

10.

Workshop on “Development of Environmental Law Curriculum for Business and Validation Workshop”.
http://worldbankworkshop.blogspot.in/

17.09.15 - 18.09.15

World Bank

11.

Workshop on “Scholarly Publishing" in collaboration with Wiley & NIT Silchar at NIT Silchar

26.03.15

Wiley India

12.

Workshop on “Anti-Plagiarism Software” in collaboration with Proquest & Balani Infotech at NIT Silchar

27.11.14, 09.03.15 & 03.11.16

Proquest & Balani Infotech

13.

Orientation on “Science Direct Product and Platform” and “Meet the Publisher” on at NIT Silchar

26.08.14

Elsevier

14.

Invited Lecture on “Enhancing Visibility by Publishing in High Impact Factor Journals” delivered by Dr. N.C. Jain, Scientist and Editor, Indian Journal of Medical Research, ICMR, Delhi

16.03.13

TEQIP II

15.

“Educational Opportunities in USA”

07.02.05

USEFI

16.

7th National Youth Parliament Competition for Universities 2004-2005 (National Level)

07.04.05

Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, GoI, Delhi

17.

7th National Youth Parliament Competition for Universities 2004-2005

28.11.04

Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, GoI, New Delhi

18.

Hindi Divas Celebration

27.09.04

NIT Silchar

19.

India Quiz / Personality Test

04.04.04

UNICEF & Sahara India

20.

Seminar on Post Graduate Management Program in India”

23.03.04

IMS, Guwahati

21.

National Integration Camp

02.02.04 - 11.02.04

Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, GoI, New Delhi

22.

6th National Youth Parliament Competition for Universities 2002-2003

21.04.03

Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, GoI, New Delhi

23.

Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship, Guwahati conducted Training Programme on “Entrepreneurial Awareness Camp for Science & Technology Students

22.03.03 - 25.03.03

Deptt. of S & T, GoI, New Delhi

24.

Training Programme on "Adolescence & Adolescent Education"

17.12.02

North Eastern Hill University, Shillong

25.

Hindi Divas Celebration

22.09.02

NIT, Silchar

26.

Invited Lecture on “Youth and Values” by Prof. Jatin Mohanty, Secretary, Satsang Vihar, New Delhi

14.04.00

NIT, Silchar

27.

Invited Lecture of Prof. John Meadows & Dr. Chris Horner, Education Division, South Bank University, London on “Internet in Education”

22.02.00

EU

28.

Awareness Programme on Technology Management

22.02.02

DSIR, New Delhi

29.

Worked as a Conference Database Manager & Member, Editorial Committee International Conference and Annual meet of AIAET

29.01.99 - 31.01.99

NIT, Silchar


Library Projects

Central Library has undertaken the following projects:

Sl. No.

Title

Funding Agency

Period

Amount

Whether policy document outcome?

5.

FICCI-Royal Academy of Engineering (Newton Bhabha Fund) – Thapar University, Patiala Lead joint Research Project entitled the “Innovative Research in pedagogy with Mini-MOOCs blended with instruction strategies to enhance quality in Higher Education”.
https://moocsworkshop.blogspot.in/

NIT Silchar;
Minor Project

10.10.2016 to Till date

1 Lakhs

4.

World Bank & IIM Kashipur project on Development of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) Modules on Environmental Regulation or Sustainable Operations Management.

World Bank & IIM Kashipur;
Major Project

2016/17

6.5 Lakhs

Yes

3.

World Bank & IIM Kashipur project on “Development of Environmental Law Curriculum for Business”.
http://worldbankworkshop.blogspot.in/

World Bank & IIM Kashipur;
Major Project

2015/16

10 Lakhs

Yes

2.

Coordinator,
“Development of a Digital Library”

MHRD, GoI;
Major Project

2005/06

10 Lakhs

1.

Coordinator,
“Virtual Classroom for Quality Improvement of the Technical Professionals & Teaching Faculty”

MHRD, GoI;
Major Project

2004/06

10 Lakhs


Consultancy Project

Sl. No.

Title

Funding Agency

Period

Amount

Whether policy document outcome?

3.

“Electronic Resource Management” Sanctioned by NIT Silchar.
http://122.160.76.157:8081/nitsilchar/index.jsp

NIT Silchar

2010/11

2.5 Lakhs

2.

Coordinator,
“Upgradation of the Library”

MHRD, GoI under TEQIP, World Bank Project

2006/07

47 Lakhs

1.

Library Up-gradation Project under Centre of Excellence Scheme

MHRD, GoI

1997/99

131 Lakhs


Consultancy

  • Completed project of IFLA / FAIFE, Denmark for translating the Country document on India i.e. “IFLA Statement on Libraries & Intellectual Freedom“ in to Hindi (1998)
  • Preparing a vision document of the up gradation of Normal School Library, Silchar (2013).

MOU with UIUC


NIT Silchar signs MOU with University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA:

Click here to view the MOU with UIUC