MBC College, Kuttikkanam, Peermade

MBC Central Library

The MBC Central library was established in the year 2001. It follows an open access system. Books are classified according to Dewey Decimal Classification Scheme. Library membership is open to all students and staff of the college. The seating capacity of library is 150. The average users per day is 100.

The library provides access for students to vast databases, full-text journals, audio-visual programmes in addition to an extensive collection of books. A fully computerized library, with an area of 450 Square metres, has more than 20000+ volumes of text books comprising 4000+ titles. The books are supplemented by CDs and microfilms.

Library Automation Facility

Library functions such as acquisition, circulation and cataloguing have been automated. Library follows barcode based circulation process. To locate a book, users can search the books through the library software.

Digital Library

Digital Library facility is available in the library.

Reprographic Facility

Library is providing the reprographic facility to users for disseminating materials quickly and cost effectively.

The total collection of library are:

    Total title of books 4629
    Total volume of books 22,334
    National journals (Print) 50
    E- Journals 4 packages
    Magazine 21
    Newspapers 5

The Library also has a collection of Book CDs and Magazine CDs and Question banks. Seminar reports, Project reports etc. by the students are also kept in the library for future references.

Library Services

  • E-Access Service
  • CD-Rom Search Service
  • Digital Library Service
  • Media Resource Service
  • Photocopying Service
  • Circulation Service
  • Reference Service

Library Working Hours (Monday - Saturday)

  • Working Hours - 7.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m.
  • Transaction Hours - 8.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.

Journals & Magazines

List of National Journals

1 IUP Journal of Information Technology
2 Journal on Software Engineering (i-Manager’s)
3 Int. Jl. of Artificial Intelligence and Computational Research
4 Int. Jl. of Computing and Applications
5 Int. Jl. of Grid Computing & Multi Agent Systems
6 Int. Jl. of Computational Intelligence in Control
7 Jl. of Advanced DBMS
8 Ind. Jl. of Computer Systems, Networks & Communications
9 Ind. Jl. of Neural Network
10 Ind. Jl. of Advances in Fuzzy Systems
11 Ind. Jl. of Networking & Computer Engineering
1 1. i-Manager’s Jl. on Electrical Engineering
2 Int. Jl. of Innovations in Electrical Power System
3 Int. Jl. of Power Engineering
4 Int. Jl. of Electrical Systems & Control
5 Ind. Jl. of Electrical Engineering & Technology
6 Ind. Jl. of Electrical, Computer & System Engineering
1 Journal of Civil Engineering and Building Materials
2 Indian Geotechnical Journal
3 Ind. Jl. of Civil & Environmental Engineering
4 Indian Concrete Journal
5 Ind. Jl. of Advances in Civil Engineering
6 Jl. of Structural Engineering
1 Ind. Jl. of Advances in Communication Engineering
2 Ind. Jl. of Digital Electronic Technologies
3 Ind. Jl. of Electronic Circuits, Devices & Systems
4 Ind. Jl. of Embedded & Microprocessor
5 Ind. Jl. of Modern Techniques in Image Processing
6 i-Manager’s Jl. on Electronics Engineering
7 IETE Jl. of Research
8 IETE Jl. of Technical Review
9 Int. Jl. of Advances VLSI Design
10 Ind. Jl. of Microwave Science & Technology
11 Ind. Jl. of Wireless Communications & Simulation
1 Indian Journal of Material Sciences and Technology
2 Indian Journal of Mechanics and Thermodynamics
3 Int. Jl. of Machine Intelligence & Applications
4 Int. Jl. of Advanced Manufacturing Systems
5 Ind. Jl. of Advances & Applications in Fluid Mechanics
6 Ind. Jl. of Heat & Mass Transfer
1 i-Manager’s Jl. on Management
2 IUP Jl. on Management Research
3 IUP Jl. on Operations Management
4 IUP Jl. on Organizational Behaviour
1 Bulletin of Material Science
2 Jl. of Chemical Science
3 Pramana(Jl. of Physics)
4 Proceedings (Mathematical Sciences)
5 Sadhana
6 Resonance

Rules of the Library

  • 1. On regular working days library opens at 8.00 am and closes at 6.00 pm and on non- regular working days library opens at 9.00 am and closes at 3.30 pm.
  • 2. No student will be permitted to enter the library without uniform and identity card.
  • 3. On entering the library, students shall write their name, class etc… in the gate register.
  • 4. Students are not permitted to take their personal belongings (bags, umbrellas, personal books, printed matters, jackets, files, etc…) inside the library. These things have to be kept in the belongings room at the entrance. Students are permitted to take only one notebook or few sheets of paper into the library.
  • 5. Strict silence should be observed in the library.
  • 6. Group discussion/ group study and doubt clearance are not allowed in the library.
  • 7. All students are allowed to borrow 3 books at a time for a period of 15 days And after that an overdue charge of Rs 1/- per day will be levied.
  • 8. All faculty members are allowed to borrow 6 books at a time for a period of 6 months and after that an overdue charge of Rs 1/- per day will be levied.
  • 9. All non-teaching staffs are allowed to borrow 2 books at a time for a period of 4 months and after that an overdue charge of Rs 1/- per day will be levied.
  • 10. Books should not be returned on the issued date.
  • 11. Books in the reference section will not be issued in any case.
  • 12. Those who read reference books, please write accession number, name of student etc… in the reference read register.
  • 13. Those who use digital library, please write their details in the register.
  • 14. Members shall not bring library books issued to them inside the library.
  • 15. Use of mobile phone is strictly prohibited inside the library.
  • 16. Members are responsible for any damage caused by them to the books or any other property belonging to the library & shall be required to pay the penalty imposed upon them by the librarian.
  • 17. The members caught tearing pages /stealing of books will be suspended forthwith for using the library facilities and college will initiate further disciplinary action against them.
  • 18. If the book has any complaint, that complaint should be reported at the circulation counter before taking the book. Otherwise, the complaint will not be considered.
  • 19. If in the case of book has lost, students have to replace the latest edition of the books or to pay the triple cost of the book.
  • 20. Members leaving the library should stop at the exit so that the materials borrowed or taken out of the library by them may be checked.
  • 21. The library rules may be altered, modified or amended from time to time.
  • 22. Any infringement of the above rules may lead to the cancellation of the membership.
  • 23. Any controversy regarding the interpretation of any of these rules has to be settled by the principal.

Mar Baselios Christian College of Engineering & Technology
Kuttikanam, Peermade, Idukki, Kerala

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Admission 2018