Library and Learning Resource Centre

Library is a power house of knowledge for professional studies and research. It provides a vast and constantly updated resource and ensure the over-all development.

The aim of the Library is to serve the needs of RIT Faculty, Students and potential learners of the Institute. It is the heart of the Institution and act as the centre for collection of literature pre-dominantly related to industrial knowledge, management and its allied subjects and develops a comprehensive collection of information that is useful for teaching and reference purposes.

  1. The Library of RIT is well stocked with of 30’000 good collection of books covering wide spectrum of disciplines e.g. M.Tech., MBA, MCA, B.Tech., Polytechnic.
  2. The Library is subscribing more than 100 International, National Journals and   magazines in various fields of Technology, Management and General interest to Faculty and Students.
  3. Library is providing books –issue- facility to the Faculty, Staff Members and Students.  Students can draw four books from the Library in normal course of academic routine.
  4. E-Journals facility is also available in the Library.
  5. 16 Leading National Newspapers are available to readers.
  6. 2500 Reference books are available in Reference Section facilitating Project- Works and Research Papers to the readers.
  7. The 24×7 Wi-Fi facilities are being provided to the members.
  8. Library maintains State-of-art facilities to its readership every hour during all working days and even in the evening working hours to willing Students residing in the RIT Hostels
  9. Previous year university papers available.
  10. Previous year project report available.

Library Hours

Monday – Saturday

  • Book Issue and Return   (09:00 AM-06:00 PM)

E-library access (Koha): Click to Access Koha

UTU e-Library : Click to Access e-Library

Library at a Glance


1Total Number of Titles5229
2Total Number of Volumes (Books)31128
3Total Number of Journals and Magazines (Hard Copy)48
4Total Number of News Papers12
5CDs and DVDs643
6Computers Digital Library12 (Systems)
7Seating Capacity150
8Library Management System (Software)KOHA
9Online Public Access CatalogueWEB OPAC  KOHA
10Remote Accessknimbus.com

Rules and Regulations

  • Every user must sign the register available at the entrance.
  • Library Membership card is not transferable
  • Dissertations/theses cannot be Xeroxed.
  • Strict silence and discipline must be maintained in the library.
  • Newspapers and magazines must be read only in the library on specific tables and should not be taken to other reading areas.
  • Member cannot bring personal books/photocopies etc. Inside the Library for consultation
  • Readers should not shelve books and periodicals as that disturb the prescribed order.
  • Notices, publicity materials/wall writing etc. are not allowed in any part of the library building.
  • Personal printed reading materials e.g. books,journals, magazines , xerox copies of printed materials etc.are not allowed inside the library.
  • Anyone who violates the rules and regulations of the library would be liable to lose the privilege of library membership.
  • Using Cellular phone and audio instruments with or without speaker or headphone is strictly prohibited in the library premises.
  • Computer in the library premises should be used for academic purpose only.
  • Online chatting/dating, browsing of social networking sites is strictly prohibited. Strict disciplinary action will be taken against the defaulters.
  • Playing games on computers is strictly prohibited in the entire library premises.
  • Readers must carry their Identity Card while using the E-Resource Division. They must show their ID card on demand.

Library Services

  • Reference
  • Circulation
  • Book Bank
  • Digital Library Services
  • OPAC /Web OPAC service
  • News clippings
  • New arrivals
  • Reprographic
  • Inter Library Loan
  • Bibliographic services
  • Document Lending Services
  • E Document Delivery Services
  • Referral
  • CD/DVD database search


List of E–Databases



 Directory of Open Access Journals –

Provides access to over 1500 +
learned journals covering all major disciplines.


 Indian Academy of Sciences (IAS) –  

11 free Indian online journals

3 Niscair Full Text Journals http://nopr.niscair.res.in/ 
4 Bentham 175 Open Access Journals http://www.bentham.org/open/a-z.htm

 High Wire Press- Earths largest free-full

science archives (journals) 320 journals

6 Institute of Physics electronic journals(IOP) 60  e-journals http://iopscience.iop.org/journals
7 Journal of the Indian Institute of Science http://journal.library.iisc.ernet.in/
8 Down to Earth http://www.downtoearth.org.in 
9 Indian National Science Academy journals (INSA) http://www.insa.nic.in/ 
10 Indian Journals http://indianjournals.com/ijor.aspx
11 Iete Journals (institution Of Electronics And Telecommunication Engineers.) http://www.ietejournals.org/
12 Open j-Gate 4805 Open Access Journals http://jgateplus.com
13 Open Access Journals Search Engine http://www.oajse.com/
14 Medknow Publications Journals http://www.medknow.com
15 49 Full Open Access Stm Journals http://www.hindawi.com/journals/

Free E-Books

1 Digital Library of India is digitizing all
the significant literary, artistic, and
scientific works of mankind and making
them freely available, in every corner of the
world, for our education, study and
appreciation and for all our future
2 Project Gutenberg offers over 38,000 free ebookshttp://www.gutenberg.org/  
3 Free fiction books http://www.freefictionbooks.org/ 
4 Ebook4free http://www.ebooks4free.net 
5 Free-Books http://www.free-books.org 
6 Free-ebooks http://www.free-ebooks.net 
7 Download engineering books http://downloadengineeringebooks.blogspot.in
8 Virtual books http://www.virtualbooks4u.blogspot.in/
9 FREE E-BOOKShttp://www.bookfordownload.com/ 
10Free Tech bookshttp://www.freetechbooks.com/
11Rarebook Society of Indiahttp://www.rarebooksocietyofindia.org/
12Directory of Open Access Bookshttp://www.doabooks.org
14Open Access eBooks on JSTORhttps://about.jstor.org/open-access
15Taylor & Francis eBooks – Open Accesshttp://www.tandfebooks.com/page/openaccess


 One look




 Encyclopedia Britannica


 Merriam Webster Dictionary


 Engineering Dictionary


 Webster’s Online Dictionary