The Library marked its existence in 1966. Since then, it has grown in size and content along with National Institute of Foundry & Forge Technology to take the present shape. All these years, it has been the life line for the academic activity of the Institute. It has more than 50,143 reading Materials (Books, Bound Volume of Journals, Standards, Transparencies, Slides, Video cassettes, Microfilms and LRsetc).
The center subscribes 77 Journals and 1100 e-journals. The center provides Reading Facility Borrowing Facility, Reference Services, Reprography Services, Inter Library Loan, Binding Facility and Laminating Facility. The Library has approximately 550 users (UG Students, PG Students, ADC Students, Ph D Students Participants of Refresher Courses, Faculty Members and Staff Members of the Institute and can provide sitting space to 95
people at a time. The automation of Library reading materials has almost been completed through LibSys
The automated Library uses computerization for circulation of books and browsing of some journals. A user is provided with bar-coded Library Card. The entire book collection is bar-coded. The Journals data base and book data base are available on the Institute network for browsing purposes. Rest of the computers of the Institute are inter connected through a campus wide ATM backbone. The Library initiated e-Library in 2007. It includes Science Direct Two Subject Collection (Engineering & Material Science), Springer Link and ASME (Through INDEST-AICTE Consortium) online in full text which is also available on the campus LAN for the users for browsing. This facility has been very useful to the research scholar and students.
The library collection also includes a large number of expensive reference books, a large number of text book collection meant to cater for the courses running in the Institute and collection of books ear-marked for SC/ST students. The Library has been catering to the needs of the under graduates, post graduate research scholar facility and staff members of the Institute. The book collection has been supporting the teaching, research, development and other professional activities of different departments. The demands of the ever growing research areas multiple disciplines is being catered with the help of latest volumes, in almost all fields of engineering, Science, Technology and general areas.
Monday to Saturday 09:00 AM to 10:00 PM
LIBRARY HOURS: Library is kept open on all the days, except the Institute Holidays,
Sunday 09:00 AM to 10:00 PM
09:00 AM to 05:30 PM Circulation Service.