The Central Library of Thiagarajar Polytechnic College has vast collection of books including Engineering, Technical, Science & Humanities, General, Placement & Training. The main aim of the central library is to provide information services and access to print and e-resources to support the informational needs of the institute community. The fully computerized central library is well equipped with modern facilities and resources in the form of books, printed and electronic journals, CD-ROMs, on-line journals,etc. Open Access System is being followed to access the books and journals.

Working Hours

Week Days 09.30 a.m. to 6.30 p.m.
Saturdays 09.30 a.m. to 1.30 p.m.

Facilities Available

  • Computerized Library Data Services
  • Open Access System with bar code facility
  • OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue)
  • Air conditioned reading room
  • Digital Library for Internet Access
  • DELNET Institutional Membership
  • NITTTR Materials
  • NPTEL Access (Video & Web Courses)
  • Online Journals
  • Journals & Technical Magazines
  • National Digital Library Access
  • Reprography Facility

Library Collections

Titles 18102
Volumes 54321
Printed Journals 45
Technical Magazines 51
Online Journals 396
Newspapers 5
CDs (NITTTR Materials) 2000
DELNET E-Resources 819 E-Journals
NPTEL Contents 5 TB Size Data
National Digital Library Access

Library- Services

  • Lending Service
  • Current Awareness Service
  • Reference Service
  • Reading Room Service
  • Audio / Visual Service
  • Inter Library Loan Service
  • Text Book Service
  • Download Service
  • Newspaper Service
  • Photocopying Service
  • Digital Library
  • NITTTR Video CDs
  • National Digital Library
  • DELNET Resources
  • Online Journals

Library Automation

  • Automation is a process of using the machineries for easily working and saving the human power and time. The main purpose of library automation is to free the librarians and library staff and to allow them to contribute more meaningfully to spread of knowledge and Information. Central Library of TPT has purchased "AUTOLIB" software for its housekeeping operations such as administrative work, acquisition, cataloguing, circulation, serial control, OPAC etc.

Digital Library

There are 11 computers are available with Internet Connectivity. Students can access Digital library from 9.30 A.M. to 6.30 P.M. in all working days. Students can access the following learning materials from Digital Library.

  • NPTEL Video & Web Courses
  • Online Journals (396 Journals)
  • DELNET Institutional Membership – Resources (E-Books, E-Journals)
  • 2000 + CDs (NITTTR Materials)
  • National Digital Library of India - Resources
  • General Subject Reference

Library Staff

Mr. M. Kanagaraj M.A, MLIS, M.Phil, NET, (Ph.D), Librarian
Mr.S. Manikandan M.A., M.L.I.S Library Assistant