About the Library

The GSSSIETW Library consists of a Central Library and 6 departmental libraries which collectively support the teaching, research and extension programmes of the institution.
GSSSIETW Library is setting time to time new goals and successful in achieving all the goals. It has emerged as modern library with its state of the art facilities and good infrastructure.


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 with the area of about 730 with 250 seating capacity. Open access system is followed in the library.

Library Automation Software – Easylib Software

• The library is automated using the user friendly library automation software called “Easylib software” which also takes care of institutions digital library.
• Completely automated library management system makes it possible to search the database easily and borrow the materials at ease.
• Computers in the library are provided with OPAC (Open Access Catalogue) which students can use for specific search (like Author wise, Title wise etc.) and book location in college library.

Issue & Return Desk :


 No.A-013 (13.6sqmt)

This Circulation Section provides users services in concernedwith issue & returns of documents to the members: faculty,students, research scholars & supporting staff of institution

Stacks Area, all disciplines :


No.A-013 (171sqmt)

Stack Section covers large no. of Engg & technology, computer science, electrical, electronic Engg, Basic science and humanities subject’s books. P.G books. These books are properly labeled with subject & call number and title guides.


Branches Volumes
Computer Science and Engineering 4916
Information Science and Engineering 3482
Electronics and Communication Engineering 3711
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 2820
Telecommunication Engineering 2316
Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering 1959
Basic Science & Humanities 4481
Mechanical & Civil Engg 2507
SC/ST Book Bank Books 477
M. Tech (Computer Science and Engineering /
Digital Communication and Networking)
MBA 8667
General Knowledge & Literature books 1004
Total No. of Volumes 37,008 

Reference Section and Reading Hall :

Reference Section and Reading Hall | GSSSIETW

No.A-013 (309 sqmt)

The library maintains reference section which houses encyclopedias, dictionaries, data hand books, Project Reports, journals Bound Volumes, Question Bank, general & specific collections of books, etc,

Periodical Section :


No.A-013 (64.08 sqmt)

Periodical section contains national & international print journals, along with kannada & english magazinesare kept for students & staff reference.

Total No. of international & national journals=73

Digital Resources Center :

library6No.A-013 (33 sqmt)

The Digital Library has all the information in digital form; e- books e-journals, e- databases and NPTEL National programme on Technology Enhanced Learning). The Digital Library provides E-learning through web and video courses in engineering & technology subjects as per the VTU syllabus. E – Journals subscribed for all the branches engineering for UG, PG & research through VTU consortium.


  • IEEE – IEL online e - journals
  • Springer
  • Science direct
  • Taylor and francis
  • ASCE E – Journals
  • Proquest
  • K-Nimbus digital library platform
  • K-Nimbus Remote Access Solution
  • ACM online E – Journals & E – Books
  • J-Gatedatabase
  • NPTEL (Video Lecturer Programmes)
  • Internet service
  • Course materials
  • VTU Old Scanned Question Bank
  • WIFI – Enabled


IT Infrastructure :
  • No. of Computers – 15
  • No. of Multimedia – 15
  • No. of Servers - 03                                                                                                                                







Information System Details & Services

The library has 37008volumes of books of engineering and technology, Management, basic science and humanities. The details of collections mentioned in the below.

Collection building & management :

Total no. of  books  37008 
Total no. of titles 5958
Students technical project reports  907
CDs and DVDs (Available in text books) Engineering subjects Titles 3541
Printed  journals 460
National Journals (Print Version) 60
Online E-journals  (Subscription through VTU Consortium)
  • IEEE – IEL 
  • Springer
  • Science direct
  • Taylor and Francis
  • ASCE E – Journals 
  • Proquest
  • K-Nimbus digital library platform 
  • K-Nimbus Remote Access Solution 
  • J-Gate database 
ACM Digital Library 
  • E – Journals : 50
  • E – Books : 4500


Library services

The Library services are designed to ensure maximum use & participation of the users in the library collection. The services of the library include:

  • Document circulation service
  • Reference Service
  • Newspaper clipping
  • Current Awareness Service
  • Selective Dissemination of Information
  • User Orientation/ Information literacy
  • OPAC (Open Access Catalogue)
  • 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 

Literature Section :

  • This section covers good collections of books in English and Kannada versions includes books on various subjects, such as Novels, Fiction, Drama, Biography, Literature, etc.                                                                

Working Hours

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

  • Lending Section : 8:45 am to 5:00 pm
  • Reference Section : 8:45 am to 8:00 pm                             
  • Digital Resources Center : 8:45 am to 8:00 pm

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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