मालवीय राष्ट्रीय प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान जयपुर
Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur
Central Library


The Central library has a Library Management Software - KOHA (Open Source Software) customised for Institute. The circulation services have also been automated through RFID enabled system.

Library is having LAN and Wi-fi connectivity for Internet based services, which is operable on 24X7. The database & server of the library are maintained by the institutes COE department. Users are allowed to bring their own laptops.

Full form of RFID is Radio Frequency Identification, RFID is a technology similar in theory to bar code identification. With RFID, the electromagnetic or electrostatic coupling in the RF portion of the electromagnetic spectrum is used to transmit signals.
Instruction for Usage
The user has to insert his/her smart card on SmartCard Printer attached to RFID KIOSK. The system will ask for username, password. User has to feed in the same. User's details will appear on screen and then user can put book(s) on work station platform. The system will show the options like borrow, return, renew, exit.Opt any of them for processing the circulation (issue/return/renew).
The user has to use Intelligent Trolley for returning (check in) the books back installed separately.
Gate Antenna
If the books are taken without RFID processing, the electronics gates will detect the theft raisning the buzzer. User has to ensure the proper processing of books through RFID systems.

Library has subscribed/procured about 30,682 e-Journals from renowned publishers like Emerald, IEEE, McGraw Hill, Oxford University Press, Sage and Taylor and Francis. About 3633 e-Books (perpetual basis) of various subjects published by Pearson, Sage, Springer, McGraw Hill, Tata McGraw Hill, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis, Cengage Learning.

The Central Library is member of 'Developing library Network DELNET (Database service). Users can access various databases of about 2 crore books, journals, thesis and dissertations, non print materials etc, which available with 4697 Indian and Foreign libraries. Also users can borrow the books from other libraries under 'INTER LIBRARY LOAN' scheme. Access Science-database (EST) is also available.

The central library has been equipped with
1. CCTV Surveillance System with 32 Cameras (including video recording) covering entire Library
2. Smoke Alarm system.
3. Biometric Attendance System (staff)

The Library Has 6 reading halls.

Approximately 1700 users (Faculty, Staff, Students and fee based members) visit the library daily.