Library Facilities

Web OPAC -(Online Public Access Catalogue) helps members to search Books, e-Books, and periodicals, etc. by author, title, subject, keyword, etc. It also gives information about new arrivals. One can reserve book(s), order a new book through Purchase suggestions. One can view all the borrowings in previous years and current ones. Fine if any in the account can be viewed. 

Digital Repository - The library is maintaining its repository of Thesis and Dissertation named as TIET Digital Repository and is accessible throughout the globe at https://tudr.thapar.edu:8080/jspui. The repository has a good collection of full text of Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD) submitted to the Institute for all Ph.D. and Post Graduate programs and Important News clips of the Institute.

KINDLE - More than 1k books are available on Kindle. Kindle client is kept at Library. Kindle devices are also available which can be get issued to read the rich collection of Kindle book(s).

e-Books - Print collection is supplemented with a substantial amount of e-books which are being constantly increased. 

Fully Automated Operations - All the Library Operations from procurement to entry, automatic s, issue return etc. are automated.

GD Rooms and Seminar Room - Library provides facility for collective research, discussions to students and faculty. For this 13 dedicated Group Discussion Rooms and a Seminar Hall equipped with modern amenities like LED projector, automated screen, good sound system , Microphones etc. can be used for presentations, seminars, webinars, workshops.

A special facility is provided to students so that one can build self-confidence and practise to appear before public.

RFID -The library is fully automated with RFID technology integrated with KOHA Library Software that provides Quick & Efficient Circulation Operations with latest technology.

Self Check-In and Self-operated Book Drop - Very interactive kiosks have been established for users access to get books issues themselves. Users can return book anytime through these book return Kiosks.

Research Support - Library has special emphasize on research. For this subject wise categorization has been provided on the portal. One can demand and Library staff assists to research on a specific topic. So, we search, evaluate and consolidate research-oriented information and assist faculty and research scholars.

Publications - Central Library is very keen to disseminate and promote research publications. Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology Publication Database” where all the publications have been indexed in helpful sequence. One can view data in graphical form with details of number of publications.

The database can be accessed at https://thapar.irins.org/ .

New Arrivals - Newly Arrived books list can be browsed on our portal as it is being updated frequently. .

Remote Access - Access to most of the e- resources is enabled outside the campus. One can search using there login credentials at https://idp.thapar.edu/

Self-Learning Video Lectures (NPTEL) - Apart from the above resources Central Library provides huge amount of learning resources in the form of Video Lectures. For this we at TIET are local chapter of Swayam-NPTEL. A dedicated server has been established for hosting and disseminating all the video and online content provided by NPTEL.

More than 5400 hours of videos in approximately 21 disciplines is available. It can be accessed at http://nptel.thapar.edu/. Students can register themselves for the Swayam-NPTEL certificate courses being held time to time.

Most of the resources are categorized subject wise on library portal so that one can get the relevant material instantly.

Inter-Library Loan - Library assists its users and procure a book from other sources if not available with us.

Photocopy Service - One can avail photocopy service at Fourth floor.