Accredited Branches
by NBA, New Delhi
(Validity up to June 2023)
(Validity up to June 2024)


Accredited with A Grade

CET Code: E133
COMEDK Code: E055



About the Library

GSSS Institute of Engineering and Technology for Women has built up a reputation of higher academic standards in all branches of Engineering & Technology and Management including science since 2003 through a true dedication and hard work of the management and staff with high end facilities. The institution has got wonderful library facilities to feed the requirement for all the stake holders to excel in their domain. The library has adopted a computerized facility which is user friendly and provides accessing books. The library has a huge collection of over 38,000 books &
around 11,000 E-books along with CD's and DVD's apart from the latest Journals and Periodicals.

The GSSSIETW library consists of a central library and seven departmental libraries which collectively support the teaching - learning, research and development 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.


Library aims to be the best among engineering colleges libraries in the country. Library intends to incorporate the latest technology and adopt user friendly approach towards students and faculty. Library intends to offer comprehensive services related to dissemination of knowledge.


  • Library aims to be the best among engineering colleges libraries in the country. Library intends to incorporate the latest technology and adopt user friendly approach towards students and faculty. Library intends to offer comprehensive services related to dissemination of knowledge.
  • Library aims at to seek, create, communicate and preserve knowledge and understanding and carryout the mission in a unified community known as College library.
  • Library aims at to seek, create, communicate and preserve knowledge and understanding and carryout the mission in a unified community known as College library.
  • Build collections and create tools to support research, teaching, and learning.
  • Ensuring timely and seamless access to the highest quality resources.
  • The library has made commitment to adopt new information & communication technology.



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 :


Department of Library
Area: 13.6sqmt

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

Stack Section :


Department of Library
Area: 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 5296
Information Science and Engineering 3659
Artificial intelligence and machine learning 600
Electronics and Communication Engineering 6068
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 2983
Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering 1692
Basic Science & Humanities 7390
SC/ST Book Bank Books 477
M. Tech (Computer Science and Engineering /
Digital Communication and Networking)
MBA 8970
General Knowledge & Literature books 1039
Total No. of Volumes 38861 
Reference Section and Reading Hall :

Reference Section and Reading Hall | GSSSIETW

Department of Library
Area: 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 :


Department of Library
Area: 64.08 sqmt

Periodical section contains national & international print journals, along with Kannada & English magazines are kept for students & staff reference.
Total No. of national journals=40


Digital Resources Center :


Department of Library
Area: 33 sqmt

The library has a separate place exclusively devoted for a digital library. It has in housed with 15 machines with all the A/V facilities. A patron can surf the internet, listen and watch academic-related audios & videos in a digital library. The Digital Library has all the information in a digital form, e- books e-journals, e-databases and NPTEL(National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning). The Digital Libraru 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.


1. National Digital Library (NDL)
2. NPTEL (Video Lecturer Programmes)
3. Internet service
4. Course materials
5. VTU Previous Years Scanned Question Bank

IT Infrastructure

• No. of Computers – 15
• No. of Multimedia – 15
• No. of Servers - 03

LIBRARY: Chief Librarian Chamber  & Office 

 Chief Librarian Chamber & Office | GSSSIETW

Department of Library
Area: 38.32 sqmt.


Date Topics Place Remarks
25/09/2006 Organizing Electronic Resource for Digital Archiving SDM, Mysore Seminar
18/07/2009 E – Resource / E – Prints Awareness Programme Among Engineering College Libraries of Karnataka Dayanada Sagar college of engineering, Bangalore National Seminar
04/02/2011 Open Content Management and Organization for Technical Information Services M.S. Rmaiah Institute of technology, Bangalore National Conference
15 –16/07/2011 Emerging Trends in E – Resources Management and Mandatory Library Standards K.S.School of Engineering & Management, Bengalore National Workshop
25 –26/05/2012 Effective of usage of E – Resources VTU Jnana Sangama, Belgum Paper Presentation
25 –26/05/2012 Trends in Developing and Managing E – Resources in Libraries VTU Jnana Sangama, Belgum Paper Presentation
23/11/2012 ERM for Next Generation Libraries Manasagangothri, Mysore Workshop
30/11/2012 IEEE Xplore Digital Library User Awareness Manasagangothri, Mysore Workshop
20/07/2013 Publish or Perish   Seminar
20-21/12/2013 “Redefining Libraries in Electronic Age “ VTU Jnana Sangama, Belgaum National Conference
24/01/2014 Management of Libraries & Information Center in 21st Century at Sambhram College, Bangalore Sambharam Group of intuitions, Bangalore State Level Conference
28/04/2014 Aiming at Inner Motivation for Tapping Human Resources for Varied Competencies Manasagangothri, Mysore Soft Skills for Librarians
29/05/2014 Soft Skills for Librarians at Mysore University Library Manasagangothri, Mysore Workshop
12,13/08/2014 Usage of Social Networking Tools by the UG Students of GSSSIETW : A Case Study at At Central Library University of Karnataka GulbargaCentral University of Karnataka, Gulbarga Paper presentation
18-20,2015 Golden Jubilee Summit & International Conference on Information Unbounded The Past, the Present & Future of Information Science   Workshop
21/06/2015 Understanding Reference Tools: Mendeley & Endnote JCE Campus Mysuru Workshop
31-05-2018 Strategies for Transforming Libraries Growing Trends and Technologies NIE, Mysuru Workshop
6-8-06/2019 LIS Academy National Conference VTU, Belagavi Conference
10-11/01-2020 Reaching out users in the Digital Era: Opportunities and Challenges Manipal Academy of Higher Education National Conference
26-3-2021 Library Automation and Digitization Swayam (Ministry of Education ) Swayam Course
25-11-2021 IEEE Explore Digital Library GSSSIETW, Mysuru FDP
27-11-2021 Skill Development for LIS Professionals VTU and LIS Academy Symposium
03-12-2021 Online user awareness program on springer nature e-resources VTU Consortium and Springer Nature Participation
18-01-2022 A Guided tour of Taylor & Francis E-Books and Journals Taylor & Francis Group Webinar
9-03-2022 Online Conference on Transforming Libraries and Empowering LIS Professionals DELNET Conference
24-03-2022 A Guided Tour of Taylor and Francis E-Books & Journals Taylor and Francis Group Tour
30-03-2022 Online user awareness program on springer nature e-resources VTU Consortium and Springer Nature Participation

Information System Details & Services
The library has 38861 volumes of books of engineering and technology, Management, basic science and humanities. The details of collections mentioned in the below.

Total no. of  books  38861
Total no. of titles 6300
Students technical project reports  2000
CDs and DVDs (Available in text books) Engineering subjects Titles 3636
National Journals (Print Version) 40
Online E-journals 7866
Online E-Books
(Subscription through VTU Consortium)
E-Journals & E-Books Subscribed
(VTU Consortium)
  • Springer Nature
  • Emerald Publishing
  • Taylor & Francis
  • Elsevier
  • ProQuest
  • Emerald Business
  • Mint Books
  • MAP Systems (Remote Access Service MapMyAccess)
  • NetAnalytiks Technologies (LANQUILL)
  • 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 include:

  • 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
  • Wi-Fi Facilities

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 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.


Sl No Publishers Subject Category Resource Coverage No. Of Resources Login Details


E-Journals: Engineering + CS + EE + ME + EC + CV and allied branches of engineering. Artificial Intelligence-22 Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design-19
Computer Networks and Communications-29
Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition-10
Hardware and Architecture-20
Information Systems-28
Signal Processing-13
Aerospace Engineering-5
Biomedical Engineering-16
Civil and Structural Engineering-35 Computational Mechanics-11
Electrical and Electronic Engineering-33
Mechanical Engineering-38
Ocean Engineering-6
Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality-13
(Back Issues from 2010)
298 Journals IP Based




Electrical and Electronics Engineering + Computer Science + Telecommunica tions and Computer Science Engineering and Related Allied Disciplines IEEE: Journals, transactions, and magazines, including early access documents – 190 (active & archival) Conference proceedings – 1400 + annual Standards- 3043 (active & archival)
  IET: Journals - 82 (active & archival) Conference proceedings – 20 + annual
  VDE Verlag* Conference proceedings – 20 + annual
  Alcatel –Lucent* Journals – 1 (bell labs tech journal)
  Back titles from 1872 to till date
273 Journals
  6514 Conf. proc.
  3043 Standards
IP Based


Springer Nature



E-Journals: Electrical & Electronics Mechanical Civil Computer Science Engineering (Allied Subject) Chemistry and Material Science Mathematics Physics Electrical & Electronics - 58
Mechanical - 44
Civil - 13
Computer Science - 93
Engineering (Allied Subject) - 39
Chemistry and Material Science - 162
Mathematics - 167
Physics - 104

  (Back Issues from 1997)
690 Journals IP Based


Taylor & Francis




E-Journals: Engineering + CSE + ME + CV + Architecture and Allied Science Allied Science-324
Textile -8
Engineering & Technology-76 Electrical-17
Computer Science-27
Civil & Structural-31
  (Back Issues from 2010)
585 Journals IP Based





E-Journals : Management Accounting, Finance & Economics-9
Business, Management & Strategy-18
Health & Social Care-5
HR, Learning & Organization Studies-17
Information & Knowledge Management-10
Library Studies-17
Operations, Logistics & Quality-10
Property Management & Built Environment-5
Public Policy & Environmental Management-6
Tourism & Hospitality Management-1

  (Back Issues from 2010)
120 Journals IP Based





E-Journals: Architecture and all Engineering and its allied branches. Technology Collection includes the Advanced Technology & Aerospace and Materials Science & Engineering Databases
  (Back issues from 1962)
Full text: 4900 Journals
  Indexed: 7800 Abstract
IP Based


Emerald content/case-studies



Emerald Case Studies: Emerging Markets Case Studies E-Case Collection (1000 Indian), The CASE Journals (Electronic) 1000 E-Case IP Based


Mint Books



E-Books: Mintbook unified learning platform of e-Books Civil engineering - 160
Mechanical engineering - 249
Electrical engineering - 182
Electronics and communication - 226
Computer science - 850
Information technology -199
Biotechnology - 150
Management - 1189
Allied branches of engineering – 183
Others (competitive exams) - 81
3469 eBooks IP Based


MAPMy Access resources



Cloud server along with Universal Federation search services Remote Access Solution All subjects 12 K + Resources and following features: OA resources: Journals + e-Books + e-Theses + Educational videos. 24 X 7 seamless access. Admin control for librarians. Usage report for individual colleges. Secured remote access full text content. Mobile compatibility. OA resources: 10,000+ eBooks & 5700+ eJournals IP Based





Plagiarism Originality Online Check* End user Licenses: Instructor profile Student’s profile - Login Based





LANQUILL (Writing Grammar Learning Tool) Admin control for librarians 24 X 7 seamless access Usage report for individual college can take - IP Based





Indian e- Journals of all Engineering and it’s Allied branches Applied Science and Technology, Business Economics and Management, Social Science and Library Science 222 IP Based


Indian Citation Index Database



ICI - Premium Database 10 Years depth of data of 1400+ journals coverage. 1400+ IP Based


Web of Science Database



Web of Science Core Collection Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI)
  Current Year 2021 (Non ownership of data) with 20 years of rolling back files.
- IP Based


SCOPUS Database



Database 16 million researcher profiles 80 million curated documents 70,000 institution profiles 5,000 publishers accessed - IP Based


Questel Orbit



Patent Database The Orbit Intelligence Solution (Database)- Questel-IPBI includes: Essential, Alerts Workfiles Express, Insight - IP Based


Corporate membership

Sl No Institution URL/Login/Password Service



URL: Educational materials are available for users ranging from primary to post-graduate levels Repository hosts contents from multiple subject domains like Technology, Science, Humanities, Agriculture and others More than 1,76,07,617 documents are available (including Audios and Videos)


delnet.jpg Members are entitled to avail Inter library loan services. Resource sharing. Users can exchange any kind of reading materials. Online union catalogue search


Additional Services

Sl No Content URL Services
01 NPTEL Server(National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning) http:\\
User Name : student
Password : student
Audio and Video lecture and Notes, Faculties Course Materials etc.
02 VTU Previous Years question papers http:\\
User Name : student
Password : student
Scanned VTU question papers and Students Project Reports
03 Library Web Opac (Library Online Public Access Catalogue) Easylib Software Check availability of Library document Check status & location of library document Reserve checked-out document
04 Turnitin-Plagiarism checking tool Contact the Chief Librarian You can do the plagiarism check of any document like: Papers, Articles, Project reports, Dissertation and thesis



© 2014 | GSSS Institute of Engineering and Technology for Women