About The Library
The Central Library which is the heart of the Institute. It was established in 1977. The new library building was renamed as “Dr.A P J Abdul Kalam Learning Resource Centre” and in the year 2018, ...the Central Library of has been shifted to new library building.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. It is one of the best technical libraries in North East India and the range of services offered by the library is comparable to the best libraries in the eastern zone of India. It has been growing and expanding in the aspect of collection both in print and digital form since its inception and provide services to the academic fraternity of NIT Silchar to meet their teaching, research, and consulting, training and learning requirements. . Presently, the Library is having around 115240+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 databases and e-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 7630 square meter carpet area.