About the Library

The Central library of GSSSIETW is well equipped with modern facilities and resources in the form of CD-ROM, On-line databases, e-journals, e-books, audio video cassettes, books, journals, project reports etc. The entire library is automated to enhance the process of searching, issuing and returning of books. The Library has achieved its vision of creation and dissemination of knowledge through ICT which in turn endeavors, empowers faculty and students to achieve excellence in the knowledge paradigm of the country. The mission of the Central library is to provide information services, as well as provide access to bibliographical full text digital and printed resources.


To be the best library adopting latest tools ensuring easy access, quick transaction process and offering the e-facility for advance information, supporting strong research on campus.

M1: To become the center of excellence of information, to improve and invent novel ideology which is needed for challenging world.
M2: To seek, create, communicate, and preserve knowledge and carryout the mission in a unified community known as college library.
M3: To serve as a resource center aiming at comprehensive collection of documents useful for faculty and students of the institution which provides efficient knowledge dissemination.
M4: To build collections and create tools supporting teaching, learning and research ensuring timely, seamless access to the highest quality resources.



  • The Central Library is aesthetically housed in the main building with an adequate space & good ambiance in an area of about 730 with 250 seating capacity.
  • The transactions of the Library are fully automated by using the library automation software - EasyLib which covers the entire gamut of library activities, such as Acquisition, cataloguing, circulation with provision for renewal, reservation, Serial Control, Online Public Access Catalogue [OPAC] and generating various types of Reports and Statistics.
  • The multimedia section is equipped with state-of-the-art computer systems, DVD, Video and Audio players.
  • Besides the central library, each department has its own library with technical books and journals

Issue & Return Desk :


 No.A-013 (13.6sqmt)

This Circulation Section provides services concerned with issue & returns of documents to the members involving faculty, students, research scholars & supporting staff of institution.

Stack Section :


No.A-013 (171sqmt)

Stack Section covers large number of Engineering & Technology books including the various disciplines such as Computer Science, Electrical & Electronics Engg, Basic Science and Humanities and PG books. These books are properly labeled with subject, call number and title guides.


Branches Volumes
Computer Science and Engineering 5225
Information Science and Engineering 3643
Electronics and Communication Engineering 3963
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 2968
Telecommunication Engineering 2385
Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering 1992
Basic Science & Humanities 4779
Mechanical & Civil Engg 2589
SC/ST Book Bank Books 477
M. Tech (Computer Science and Engineering /
Digital Communication and Networking)
MBA 8837
General Knowledge & Literature books 1038
Total No. of Volumes 38538 
Reference Section and Reading Hall :

Reference Section and Reading Hall | GSSSIETW

No.A-013 (309 sqmt)

The Reference section of the Library houses the Library's reference books, which provides  materials that are meant to aid research by providing quick and accessible information on any particular topic. It helps the users to identify and locate information through various reference materials such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, bibliographies, atlases, gazetteers, yearbooks, indexes, annuals, handbooks, question banks, and other reference materials. The Academic Research Collection has student project reports and dissertations to support students in carrying out the project works. Reference books are meant to be accessible to as many people as possible, and as such, are not permitted to leave the Library.

Periodical Section :


No.A-013 (64.08 sqmt)

The library maintains the Periodicals Section where needed information could be found in journals, magazines, newspapers, and other serial literature. The Periodicals Section supports the teaching and research mission of the Institute by providing public assistance, access, storage, maintenance, and management of periodicals collection.
It consists of National & International print journals, along with Kannada & English magazines are kept for students & staff reference. We have subscribed 72 current titles from both local and international resources.
Total No. of International & National journals=72


Digital Resources Center :

library6No.A-013 (33 sqmt)

The library has an exclusively devoted for a digital library. It consists of 10 computer system with all the A/V and internet facilities. The user can surf the internet, listen and watch academic related audios & videos in a digital library. The Digital Library has all the information in digital form; e- books e-journals, e- databases and NPTEL (National programme on Technology Enhanced Learning). It also provides E-learning through web and video courses in Engineering & Technology subjects as per the VTU syllabus. E – Journals subscribed for all the engineering disciplines of UG, PG & Research through VTU consortium.
1. Elsevier
2. Springer Nature
3. Taylor & Francis
4. Emerald
5. McGraw Hill Education
6. New Age International
7. Packt
8. Knimbus
9. Turnitin*
10. NetAnalytiks
11. Digital resource centre facility
12. National Digital Library (NDL)
13. J-Gatedatabase
14. NPTEL (Video Lecturer Programmes)
15. Internet service
16. Course materials
17. VTU Old Scanned Question Bank
18. WIFI – Enabled IT Infrastructure
• No. of Computers – 15
• No. of Multimedia – 15
• No. of Servers - 03

Literature Section
The literature section maintains several collections of books in English and Kannada versions includes books on various subjects, such as Novels, Fiction, Drama, Biography, Literature, etc.

Information System Details & Services
The library has 38583 volumes of books of Engineering and Technology, Management, Basic Science and Humanities. The details of collections mentioned in the below.

Total no. of  books  38583 
Total no. of titles 6208
Students technical project reports  1257
CDs and DVDs (Available in text books) Engineering subjects Titles 3636
National Journals (Print Version) 72
Online E-journals 11729
Online E-Books 21113
(Subscription through VTU Consortium)
1. Elsevier
2. Springer Nature
3. Taylor & Francis
4. Emerald
5. McGraw Hill Education
6. New Age International
7. Packt
8. Knimbus
9. J-Gate database

Library services 

The Library services are designed to ensure maximum use & participation of the users in the library collection. The services of the library includes:
• Document circulation service
• Reference Service
• Newspaper clipping
• Current Awareness Service
• Selective Dissemination of Information
• User Orientation/ Information literacy
• New arrival service


• Reading hall
• Meritorious Student Book bank
• SC/ST Book Bank
• Reprographic , Scanning
• Softcopy of syllabus and question papers
• OPAC (Open Access Catalogue)
• Internet                                                              


Working Hours

    The library will be kept open on all days expect Sundays and on the institutional holidays.

Lending Section: 8:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Reference Section: 8:45 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Digital Resources Center 8:45 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Staff Details

LIBRARY: Chief Librarian Chamber  & Office 

Chief Librarian Chamber & Office | GSSSIETW

 No.A-013(38.32 sqmt.)


Brief Profile :

Krishna B studied MLISc., (Library & Information Science) in 2000 at Mysuru University, Mysuru and M.Phil. in library Science in 2008 at Algappa university, Tamilnadu. He has 13+ years of experience as Librarian in Technical Institutions and presented four papers in National conference. Phone: (080) 2581305, Mobile: 9964236481 Email Id: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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 Department Of Library :

  1. Krishna B, M.LISc, M.Phil; Librarian  
  2. Srikanth N, BA, B.LISc, M.LISc ; Asst Librarian 
  3. Teju S, BA, B.LISc, M.LISc ; Asst Librarian 
  4. Manjukumar M.B, D. LIB, BA, B. LISc,: Library Asst
  5. Rajitha Kumari, D. Lib; Library Asst 
  6. Shivaraju S, PUC; Attender


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