NIEIT has always believed in balancing tradition and modernity, staying rooted yet embracing the advantages of modern technology. Every aspect of the college and its infrastructure has been designed with this vision in mind – to be a world-class learning resource centre in the area of Engineering Education and Research. The Library facility has been developed and upgraded over the years to reflect this vision.

Over 20100 books, seating capacity for 100 people, E-Learning Centre, reference and regional language books section, OPAC Search facility, subject books, journals, integrated databases, CDs/DVDs, e-books, e-journals, reports, reference question papers, bound volumes, project reports – the NIEIT college library has a vast collection of resources at the student’s disposal. Students can also access external resources through DELNET and VTU Consortium to which the college has a membership.


  • To become world class learning resource Centre in the area of Engineering Education and  Research.


  • To make its resources available through collection and dissemination of information.
  • To meet the current curricular and general requirements to authorized users.
  • To sustain, respect and preserve universal knowledge of the past, for the future generations.

Objectives :

  • To be user friendly.
  • Build collections to support teaching, learning, training, research & development.
  • Provide access to current and updated information resources.
  • To help users to find right information at the right time.
  • To help users in their curriculum activities with knowledge support.


Efficient staff, easy access to resources, and up-to-date facilities – the NIEIT library is designed to provide students with the best-of-facilities to enable a hassle-free academic experience.


Open Access System:  The NIEIT library has an Open Access System through which students can select books of their choice.

Circulation Service:

# Category of membership No. of books Period of loan
1 Teaching faculty 08 One semester
2 Non-teaching staff 02 One semester
3 Undergraduate students (B.E.) 04 15 days
  • General books are issued to all eligible members as per their privileges.
  • Loss of library books should be reported to the librarian immediately. An overdue fine will be collected until the book is replaced or returned.
  • A book can be renewed only twice at the most.
  • The borrowing facility will be withdrawn or restricted in case of misbehaviour in the library and misuse of library books.
  • The  library member (staff or student) should check the condition of books being borrowed. If the books are found to be damaged, mutilated or ruined while they are being returned,  the borrower must replace the same with a new book.
  • Books will be renewed if there are no reservations against them.
New Arrivals List

Students can check out new books in the new arrivals rack.

Inter-Library Loan

The library offers inter-library loan service to its users for books that are unavailable in the NIEIT library by procuring them from the Developing Library Network (DELNET), New Delhi. The NIEIT library also lends its resources to libraries of other academic institutions.

Reference Service

The library maintains a separate reference collection consisting of dictionaries, directories, and handbooks. Reference books are marked ‘R‘ for easy identification. The Reference section facility is extended to students, staff and faculty of the institute from 9.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. on all working days. Readers may approach the Reference Desk for information or any assistance in using the Library Collections and Services.

On-line Public Access Catalogue

The Online Public Access Catalogue enables access to bibliographic records available in the library.

Reprographic Service

The library offers photocopying service to all its members from 9.30 am to 5.00 pm on weekdays through the private photocopying vendor operating at Shankaracharya Bhavan within the college premises.

Library Rules and Regulations
  • Before entering the library, one needs to sign the register at the library entrance
  • Before checking books out of the library, one needs to present  books and other materials to the staff at the entrance counter
  • Silence is to be maintained within the library premises
  • Personal belongings are not allowed inside the library
  • Refreshments are not allowed inside the library
  • Mobile phones and audio instruments with or without speaker or headphones are strictly prohibited within the library premises
  • Personal textbooks, printed materials and issued books are not allowed  in library reference section
Library Cards
  • Two library cards will be issued per student.
  • Library cards are not transferable. The borrowers are responsible for the books borrowed using their card.
  • Library borrower cards are to be maintained with special care.
  • Books will be issued for 14 days only on the presentation of library cards. Students are advised to inspect books being borrowed and inform the librarian in case of any damage. They will be held responsible for any type of damage to the book noticed at the time of return.
  • A fine amount of INR 1/- per day per book will be charged on overdue books.
  • The librarian can recall any book from any member at any time and the member is expected to return the same immediately.
  • If the books are lost, then the borrower needs to replace the books of the same edition or the latest edition or pay double the cost of the book after getting permission from the librarian.
  • Loss of the library borrower’s card should be reported to the librarian in writing. After checking, they will be issued a duplicate card on payment of INR 5/card.
  • Library borrower’s cards are valid for the respective academic year only. New cards will be issued each year.
No Dues Certificate

Borrowers should return their library cards at the end of the academic year and prior to the commencement of the written examination or Hall tickets being issued to obtain a No Dues certificate.

Care of Library Books

Students are required to handle books very carefully. Stealing, marking with pencil, writing or highlighting, tearing the pages or mutilating the same in any other way will be taken very seriously inviting stringent measures. In such a case, the reader will be held responsible unless this is brought to the notice of the library staff at the time of issue.

Name of the Library Staff   Designation Qualification
Usha Mani U Librarian B.Com, M.Lib.Sc.
Ramchandra N R Assistant Librarian B.Com, M.Lib.Sc.
Kalavathi S R Library Assistant M.A, M.L.I.Sc.
Gururaj M N Library Assistant P.U.C.
Vijayakumari Group – D S.S.L.C.

DELNET :Library is a member of Developing Library Network (DELNET), New Delhi, Which provides services like browsing of Union catalogue and databases, Union catalogue of books, Union list of current periodicals, Theses and dissertations profile of member libraries, Inter Library Loan, Documents Delivery Services. Interested readers can access the catalogues of other Libraries through DELNET and request the required books/ journals to be procured from these libraries on loan for a limited period.

Web:  Click onto:  Delnet online 

Login ID – knnieit 

Password: nieit2066.

  VTU Consortium:   Library is a member of VTU Consortium for E-Resources,  Belagavi.  Online Journals are subscribed for all branches of engineering for UG through VTU consortium.


From access to a vast repository of e-books and journals to a well-maintained in-house library collection, the NIEIT library has all the necessary resources at hand to help fulfill student and faculty needs in their academic pursuits.

  • Library Collection
  • Location of Books
  • E-Resources / E-Journals / E-Books
  • Newspaper and General Magazines
  • New-Arrivals
  • Open Access Resources
  • Web OPAC
No. of volumes 20343
No. of Titles 2836
No. of E-books 11113
Kannada books 440
E-journals 7369
E-conference proceedings 6514
E-standards 3043
E-abstracts 7800
CDs/DVDs 750
Daily newspapers – English 05
Daily newspapers – Kannada 05
Daily magazines – English 07
Daily magazines – Kannada 07
Sl No Books on the Subject DDC Number Rack Number (Lending Sec) Rack Number (Reference Sec)
1 Chemistry 540 11 3
2 Civil Engg 624 10 6
3 Constitution & Professional Ethics 342 10 6
4 Computer science Engg 005 16-17 1
5 Electrical & Electronics Engg 621 4-5 4
6 Electronics & Communication Engg 621 1-3 5
7 Engineering Ethics 620 10 6
8 Environmental Studies 372 10 6
9 Information Science Engg 005 13-15 2
10 Management 650 10 6
11 Mathematics 510 11-12 2
12 Mechanical Engg 670 6-9 6
13 Physics 530 11 3

E-Resources :

NIEIT has subscribed to various electronic journals databases through VTU Consortium covering all subjects taught in the college. The journal databases are hyperlinked in the website of Library. All the subscribed databases are made available throughout the campus in local network one can access the content without password and remote access is also provided using Knimbus database.

E Journals
1 Elsevier
Engineering + CS + EE   + ME + EC  and CV 304  Journals Subscribed Journals List
2 Springer Nature
Electrical & Electronics Mechanical, Civil, Computer Science, Engineering (Allied Subject) Chemistry and Material Science, Mathematics, Physics.  690 Journals Subscribed Journals List
3 Taylor & Francis
http//www.tandfonline .com
Engineering + CSE + ME + CV + Architecture  and Allied Science 555 Journals Subscribed Journals List
4 Emerald Management 120 Journals Subscribed Journals List
E Books
1 Elsevier
Engineering and Allied Braches of Engineering 436 E-Books, ( Perpetual Access) Subscribed E Books List
2 Taylor & Francis
Engineering 4950 E-Books (Perpetual Access) Subscribed E Books List
3 McGraw Hill Education
http://mcgrawhilleducation.pdn .i
Engineering Express 505 E-Books  (Four Year  Subscription Model)                   Subscribed E Books List
4 New Age International
http://www.newagepublishers .com/servlet/nahome
Engineering 220 E-Books (Perpetual Access ) Subscribed E Books List
5 Packt
Engineering and Professional Computers 5002  E-Books (Perpetual Access)       Subscribed E Books List
Technology Platform
1 Knimbus                         
1. Digital Library Platform, 2. Remote Access Solution, 3. Mobile App E-Books: 10,000+ E – Journals : 5700+
2 NetAnalytiks            
Sententia (Writing Grammar Tool)
English Newspapers Kannada Newspapers English Magazines Kannada Magazines
Deccan Herald Andolana CSR Gruhashobha
Indian Express Kannada Prabha Employment News Karmaveera
Star of Mysore Mysuru Mitra Frontline Kasturi
The Hindu Prajavani India Today Mayura
Times of India Vijaya Karnataka Readers Digest Sudha
    Sportstar Taranga
    The Week  
    Womens Era  

Open Access Resources are research materials have been made available to the public, free of charge,  data and datasets, books and articles, including scholarly research articles.

Open Access Journals :

DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals –Provides access to over 1500 +  learned  journals covering all  major disciplines.
 IAS : Indian Academy of Sciences 11 free Indian  Online journals
Niscair Full Text Journals
IOP :Institute of Physics– electronic journals 60   e-journals
IISC: Journal of the Indian Institute of Science
INSA: Indian National Science Academy journals
IETE  Journals : (Institution Of Electronics And Telecommunication Engineers)
Open Access Journals Search Engine
Digital Learning
DOAR: Directory of Open Access Repositories
Journal of Nanotechnology

Open Access E-books :

Project Gutenberg offers over 38,000 free ebooks
DOAB: Directory of Open access books
Google books

Open Access   Dictionaries & Encyclopeadias :

One look Dictionary
Encyclopaedia Britannica
Merriam Webster Dictionary
Engineering Dictionary
Webster’s Online Dictionary

Open Access Digital Repositories :

NSDL: National Science Digital Library at NISCAIR
NDL: National Digital Library of India

Open Access E-Theses and Dissertations :

NDLTD :Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations
Shodhganga : a reservoir of Indian theses @INFLIBNET
Indian Institute of Science Etd@IISc: IISc Repository of Theses          & and  Dissertations
Vidyanidhi :  Indian digital library of electronic theses
ShodhGangotri : Repository of Indian Research in Progress

Open Course wears :

NPTEL : National Programme on Technology  Enhanced Learning
MIT: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
SWAYAM: Study Webs of Active –Learning for Young Aspiring Minds
Swayamprabha : free DTH channel for Education
E-Pathshala: A gateway  to all Post graduate courses
A-VIEW :   Amrita Virtual Interactive e-Learning World

Online  Newspapers :

Online Newspaper Directory for the World
India News Papers Directory

An online public access catalog (often abbreviated as OPAC or simply library catalog) is an online database of materials held by a library. Users search a library catalog to locate books and other materials available at a library. OPAC is an important tool for web resources. Therefore, the NIEIT Library started OPAC facility to its clientele.

  • OPAC provides the access to the NIEIT Library database.
  • OPAC allows the users to know the library collection and the status of the Library Resources & Number of copies available in library.
  • Search facility: By specifying Author, Title, subject, publisher, edition, accession number or any other field.
  • User can access NIEIT OPAC from any computer connected to the NIEIT- LAN
  • Shows the list of books borrowed, along with the details.How to access the library OPAC WEB-OPAC go to: My page Login: Member Id; Borrowers card No Default Password: library (requested to change the password after logging in)


Access to multiple e-resources such as Taylor & Francis, ProQuest and Knimbus, NPTEL videos and other educational materials – the library has all the modern facilities to help students with their research and academics.


A digital library is a managed collection of information, with associated services, where the information is stored in digital formats and accessible over a network. Central Library is a part of the institute-wide network. The library has 10 computers and other accessories adequate to cater to the needs of users & are meant for users to access OPAC, databases, e-books, e-journals and other e-resources. The Central library has been Wi-Fi enabled to provide wireless access to the Internet. Users are welcome to use their laptops in the library.

DELNET, a network of 1000 institutions with access to more than 60 lakh records through online systems  is considered as a big leap towards the modernization of libraries in India. DELNET has been actively engaged in the compilation of various union catalogues of the resources available with member libraries and has already created the union catalogue of books, current periodicals, and a CD ROM database. It provides a range of services including e-mail access to its member libraries including institutional and associate institutional members.

The NIEIT Library has a membership with DELNET (New Delhi) to facilitate the efficient search of information through various online databases and union catalogues. DELNET delivers individual books as and when required by member libraries as well as photocopies of articles published within and outside India through the Inter-library Loan/Document Delivery Services.


  • e- Shikshana is a multi-modal, multimedia internet based virtual knowledge sharing platform.
  • Adopted by VTU e-learning centre as an alternate to the existing Edusat e-learning system.


e – Shikshana enables…  A course expert to teach or interact with a large number of students.

  • The instructor to teach and interact with a large number of learners transcending geographies on a real-time basis through live audio-video streaming and synchronized content sharing.
  • To leverage the world’s best faculty for the benefit of the academic community at higher educational institutions across the nation by providing a near classroom experience free of cost.
  • To set up online classrooms, meetings and training with ease and to perform a live evaluation of the learners and to get real-time feedback from attendees on the go.
  • To act as an online meeting tool that can support online social collaboration and interactions with multiple users across the world.