About Nava Nalanda Central Library

The Central Library Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology is housed in a centrally air conditioned spacious premises covering an area of 25,000 square feet. The central library is the core of academic services, and therefore, become a key place in academic and research activities. With its collection of over 89746 books, it provides the ready to use information support to its users. Besides printed books and journals, central library collection includes e-Books, bound volume of journals, CD-ROMs, DVD, On-line databases, audio-video material, standards, specifications, theses, reports etc. The library collection consists of Textbooks, Reference Books, Book Bank, Encyclopedias, Handbooks, Standards, etc in the field of all Engineering discipline and sciences, and humanities. Library remains open 24x7 throughout the year, even on gazette holidays. However, Essential services are available till 8:30 PM. Most of the library operations are automated. Library catalogue (OPAC) can be searched from anywhere and subscribed e-resources can be accessed from the Campus only. The emphasis of the library is to provide personalized information services in terms of subject support, research support, and content delivery to target user with minimum time. The library services are fully automated with modern web based library management system with automatics alert system.