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Annexure-XII (Library Facilities)
Details of library facilities
Sr. No. Courses Total books as on 30.06.2009 Journals2009
      Indian Foreign Total
1. Biotechnology 1042 09 01 10
2. Chemical Engineering 2588 06 03 09
3. Civil Engineering 5287 13 05 18
4. Computer Engineering 8307 08 01 09
5. Electrical Engineering 2763 03 - 03
6. Electronics Engineering 3915 04 01 05
7. Mechanical Engineering 8410 07 01 08
8. Chemistry 1516 04 01 05
9. Mathematics 2922 08 04 12
10. Physics 1387 10 01 11
11. Management & Social Sciences 6458 13 01 14
12. General 4272 05 01 06
13. Magazines (Community Library) ------------- 22 01 23
  Total 48867 112 21 133

List of E- Resources subscribed during the year 2009
Electronic Resources
Wiley Interscience - 64 Journals  
Emerald Management Xtra Online Research Database - 175 Journals  
Access through INDEST- AICTE Consortium
ACM Digital Library 44 Journals
URL: http://portal.acm.org
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 33 Journals
URL: http://scitation.aip.org/journals/doc/MY-SCI/myBrowsePub.jsp#ASCE
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 20 Journals
URL: http://scitation.aip.org/journals/doc/MY-SCI/myBrowsePub.jsp#ASME
IEEE/IEE Publications (IEL Online)- Three Users License 200+ Publications
URL: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org
Science Direct from Elsevier- 300+ Publications (Engineering & Computer Science- Complimentary)
URL: www.sciencedirect.com
Access through UGC-Infonet Consortium
American Chemical Society (ACS) 37 Journals
URL: http://pubs.acs.org/about.html
American Institute of Physics (AIP) 18 Journals
URL: http://www.aip.org/
American Physical Society (APS) 10 Journals
URL: http://publish.aps.org/
Annual Reviews 33 Journals
URL: http://arjournals.annualreviews.org
Blackwell Publishing- e-journal Bundle Agriculture, Plant Sciences, Fisheries & Aquaculture - 497 Journals
URL: http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/
Cambridge University Press 223 Journals
URL: http://journals.cambridge.com
Elsevier- 34 Journals
URL: www.sciencedirect.com
Institute of Physics Publishing (IOP) 46 Journals
URL: http://www.iop.org/EJ
Nature Journal 1 Journal
URL: http://www.nature.com
Oxford University Press- 198 Journals
URL: http://www.oup.co.uk/
Portland Press 8 Journals
URL: http://www.portlandpress.com
Project Euclid- 36 Journals
URL: http://projecteuclid.org/
Project MUSE 297 Journals
URL: http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/
Royal Society of Chemistry 29 Journals
URL: http://www.rsc.org/is/journals/j1.htm
Society of Industrial & Applied Mathematics- 14 Journals
URL: http://epubs.siam.org/
Springer & KluwerJournals- 1950 Journals
URL: http://www.springerlink.com/
Taylor and Francis 1076 Journals
URL: http://journalsonline.tandf.co.uk

Bibliographic Databases
S.No. Name of Database Format (URL)
1. ISID has developed databases on various aspects of the Indian economy, particularly concerning industry and the corporate sector.It has created online indexes of Indian social science journals (OLI) and press clippings on diverse social science subjects.   http://isid.org.in/ 
2. JCC- J-Gate Custom Content for Consortium is a virtual library of journal literature created as a customized e-journals access gateway and database solution. It acts as a one point access to 7900+ journals subscribed currently under UGC- Infonet digital library consortium.   http://jccc-ugcinfonet.in
3. MathSciNet MathSciNet is an electronic publication offering access to a carefully maintained and easily searchable database of reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature.   http://www.ams.org/mathscinet/
4. RSC- Royal Society of Chemistry is extremely active in determining the future of chemical education, seeking to influence Government by submitting evidence to Parliament and anticipating developments in education policy.   http://www.rsc.org/Publishing/CurrentAwareness/index.asp

Bibliographic Databases
  1. The website of Nava Nalanda Central Library is http://cl.thapar.edu. Service provided on the site includes general information about the library, access to databases, e-resources etc. Now the Library catalogues can be searched from anywhere in the world.
  2. Members can check their status off campus and online.
  3. Old question papers have been digitized and uploaded on the website.
  4. An institutional archive server has been installed and configured on Linux Platform using DSpace an open source application. This server is also on the internet and can be accessed at http://dspace.thapar.edu:8080/dspace.
  5. Thesis and Dissertations are now submitted online on DSpace server, instead of depositing a print copy in the library. All the past masters and doctoral thesis have been digitized on DSpace server. Masters theses since 2003 have been archived and previous print copies are selectively being digitized and being uploaded on DSpace server.

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