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About the Library

Mission and Objectives

Library Mission

The mission of the CCEO Library and Information Centre is to support the educational and outreach endeavours of the college by providing information resources and services to staff and students of the Caledonian College of Engineering community.

Vision

To make CCEO Library a centre of excellence to support and to enhance the quality of teaching and learning, and research activities at the college.

Introduction to Library Information Centre (LIC)

The role of libraries in engineering education is a vital one, which can help you to carry out your course successfully. The CCE library has having all the facilities to cater to your needs for your study. The library is located in the main building. You can avail all the services of the library with a valid student identification card.

The most fundamental requirement in engineering education is information. The library has great responsibility in providing the required information. Caledonian Library and Information Centre makes every endeavour to accomplish this task. The regular addition of books in all fields of engineering to cater to the needs of the users, subscription to technical journals for core areas, magazines and the addition of more number of computers and continuous development in infrastructure to create more new sections articulates the untiring efforts of the library in enhancing the quality of the services provided for the benefits of the staff and students of CCEO.

The library is located in the main building of the college, which facilitates an easy physical access. The library currently has an issue section, reference section, electronic library, periodical section, quiet area for individual study, quiet area for group study, and it is equipped with adequate furniture for reading purposes. At present, the total number of books has reached 22826, and this is continuously increasing. The collection of books consists of mainly Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, Science, Management, Personality Development Planning and English subjects. The library puts much emphasis on providing all level of modern services. The regular addition of computers is evidence of this.. A separate computer section inside the library helps the students to access the electronic information as well as the library catalogue. The following is the current status of book collections for each subject.

Library & Information Center
Books Collection
Subject Volume Titles
Instrumentation and Control 775 200
Islamic Heritage and Culture 23 11
General 485 276
Process Operation and Maintenance 921 266
Mathematics 1432 344
Mechanical Engineering 3120 901
Physics 651 105
Management 1796 640
Chemistry 371 77
General Arabic 108 65
Computer Engineering 3502 1178
Technobasics 517 100
Educational and Personal development 1042 448
Civil Engineering 2640 835
English 4219 962
Communication Engineering 714 231
Electronic Engineering 2051 595
TOTAL
24367 7234
E-resources
ProQuest E-Book Centralm (E-books database) 136435
ProQuest E- Journals 1740

The following are the resources at CCE Library and Information Centre.

  • Books
  • Journals
  • DELNET (Developing Library Network)
  • CD-ROM and Video access
  • Internet access

Access & Use

The library can be accessed by the members of CCE-both students and staff - at the following working times.

Working Hours
Normal Working Days
Sunday to Thursday : 7.30 am to 8.30 pm
During vacation period
Sunday to Thursday : 8.00 am to 6.00 pm
During examination period
Sunday to Thursday : 7.30 am to 9.00 pm
All Saturdays: 09.00 am to 1.00 pm

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