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The University Library is located in 3 places, the College of Engineering(CEG) campus, Madras Institute of Technology(MIT) campus and School of Architecture and Planning(SAP) campus in a sprawling green eco friendly environment spanning across around 4025.49 sq.mts, 1256 sq.mts and 1200 sq.mts respectively. Around 10,157 registered users access the library. Many knowledge-based services like that of Reference, Bibliography, MALIBNET service, DELNET, Internet browsing, access to e-Resources via both campus-wide and Remote access are provided by the library.
All the library functions have all been well automated and entry into the library and book transaction is made possible with RFID Technology using smart card. Presently the entire computerization activity of the library has been revamped with specialized software, a comprehensive package with built in library modules suitable for the entire gamut of all library functions. Besides this, this software is more compatible with RFID Technology, which is a total security transaction module. Video Cameras have been fixed at tangible points for surveillance. As part of the Digital Library Project, the Question Papers and Thesis available in the Library have been digitalized. All the departments of Anna University are all well connected through network.
A full-fledged Digital Knowledge Center functioning in the library is a gateway to the world of e-resources and a one-stop shop for nascent information handling, transfer and a boon to the knowledge seeker. Most of the staff members of the library are professionally qualified and have been periodically participating and presenting technical research papers in several National and International Conferences, Seminars and workshops. Presently the library is housing a massive collection of around 1,56,744 volumes of reading material in various branches of Science and Technology. The foreign and Indian journals subsription augment the strength of document collection. The e-Resources available in the University Library can be accessed by all the campuses through campus-wide network.