Library & Information Centre


Library & Information Centre

The Library at CE, Cherthala established in 2004, it has a well equipped collection of books, journals and e-resources from Engineering, Science and Humanities. It has more than 7,405 volumes of books. It consists of prominent text books, supplementary reading materials, reference books and general reading books. Besides the books the Library subscribes to 600+ online journals, 363 e- books, around 30 print journals and 18 magazines. The e-journals include substantial number of back files from publishers like IEEE, Springer, Mc Graw Hill- Access Engineering, Elsevier- Science Direct, J-Gate and ASTM Digital Library. Digital Collection also includes more than 1000 CD - ROMs and DVDs. This information centre catering the ever growing information and intellectual requirements of the students and Faculty of CE, Cherthala

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  • Open access
  • Online public access catalogue
  • Circulation of books
  • Reservation and renewal of books
  • Reference service
  • Internet access to electronic full-text journals
  • Internet search
  • CD –ROM and DVD circulation
  • Reprographic services

CEC Library  is Powered by KOHA, An Open Source Integrated Library Management System.

Library Rules


Library will be kept open on all working days from 9.00am to 5.00pm


  1. Library Cards are issued to all members of the library forr borrowing books. Students have to shown their identity cards Staff have to provide a recommendation letter from the Principal
  2. Member of the library should return all library documents as well cards before leaving this institution.
  3. Faculty and staff going on long leave, deputation, study leave, or extraordinary leave return all borrowed materials before leaving the institute.


Borrowing Privileges

  • PG Students - 5 books for 14 days
  • UG Students - 4 books for 14 days
  • Faculty - 6 books for one academic year
  • Tech. Supporting staff - 3 books for one academic year
  • Non teaching staff -1 books for 30 days


  1. Books are issued on loan for a period of 14 days
  2. Duration of loan may be reduced, if circumstances so demand
  3. The loans may be renewed for a further period, provided no other reader has reserved the same. For renewal students should bring the books for physical verification. Renewal must be done on or before the due date.
  4. Members of the library must take utmost care in handling books and other library documents.
  5. Reference books must be returned at the reference counter after use. Reference books will be issued to staff members for an overnight
  6. Students should have their identity cards while in the library
  7. Documents such as Seminar reports, Mini projects, and project reports will not be issued for photocopying purposes.
  8. CDs are issued for 2 days.


  1. Readers who fail to return the books/documents on or before the due date will have to pay overdue charges of 1 rupee per day per document. No grace period is allowed. However if the due date falls on a holiday, the next working day will be treated as the due date. But if the documents are not returned on the next working day, the holidays also will be taken in to account for calculating the overdue charges.
  2. Overdue documents will not be renewed unless the overdue charges are paid at the library counter.
  3. Readers who returned the book in a worn out condition will have to pay the binding charges also.


  1. Member of the library should return all library documents as well cards before leaving this institution.
  2. Readers who lose books will have to either replace the same book of same edition or to pay three times the price of the book as replacement cost.


  1. All readers are requested to maintain absolute silence in the library. No discussions including subject discussions are allowed in the library.
  2. All personal belongings such as Text books, Note books, any other printed materials, bags, Files, Lab uniforms, Boxes etc.. are not allowed inside the library.
  3. Issued books must be shown at the entrance of the library.
  4. Library books found to be taken outside the library without proper record will be considered as theft.


Journals 1     Advances in Wireless and Mobile communications 2     Current trend in signal processing3     IETE Journal of Education4     IETE journal of Research5     IETE Technical Review6     Indian Journal of Engineering and Materials science7     Indian journal of Radio and Space Physics8     International Journal of Applied Engineering Research9     International journal of distributed and cloud computing10     International Journal of Electronics and Communication engineering11     International journal of image processing and applications12     International journal of power electronics and technology13     International Journal of System and software Engineering14     International Journal of Wireless Networks and Communications15     Journal of Communication Engineering and Systems16     Journal of Electronic Design Technology17     Journal of Intellectual property rights18     Journal of Intelligent computing and applications19     Journal of Network and Information security20     Journal of PowerEelectronics and Power systems21     Library Herald22     Science Reporter23     The Indian journal of Technical Education24     The IUP Journal of Computer Science25     The IUP journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering26     The IUP Journal of Information technology27     The IUP Journal of Knowledge Management28     The IUP Journal of Telecommunications29     Trends in Electrical EngineeringPeriodicals  1     Bhashaposhini2     Chip3     Competition success Review4     CSIR News5     Digit6     Down to Earth7     Electronics For You8     Employment News9     India Today10   Mathrubhumi Arogyamasika11   Mathrubhumi Thozhilvartha12   Mathrubhumi weekly13   Open Source For You14   PC Quest15   Sanctuary16   The Week


IEEE All-Society Periodicals Package
The IEEE All-Society Periodicals Package (ASPP)—available online and in print—provides access to the core IEEE collection of technology journals. With peer-reviewed publications concentrating on theoretical and experimental papers, as well as practical applications in research, design and specification, ASPP offers valuable research on a variety of topics.
Package List
ScienceDirect is a leading full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters from more than 2,500 journals and almost 20,000 books.
Package List
Springer Link
Springer Link provides researchers with access to millions of scientific documents from journals, books, series, protocols and reference works.
Package List
Springer eBook Collection
ASTM Digital Library
Founded in 1898, ASTM International, formerly known as the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), is a globally recognized leader in the development and delivery of international voluntary consensus standards and technical engineering publications. Today, some 12,000 ASTM standards, 1700 E Books and 10000+ journal articles are used around the world in Industry and Academic institutions.
J-Gate Plus provides a single point searchfor all library subscribed and open access journals


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