The Central Library at the Ramapuram Campus was established in 2004, when the faculty of Engineering & technology started here. The library has an excellent collection of books covering science, engineering and humanities.

The fully air-conditioned Central Library is situated in the Ground floor of Main Block with the area about 8000 sq ft. and the PG & Architecture Library located in the Ground floor of the PG block. Designed to accommodate 180 users at a time, the library has various sections such as

  • Circulation Section
  • Reference Section
  • Book Acquisition Section
  • Periodicals Section
  • CD Section
  • Technical Section
  • Audio Visual Section
  • Internet Section
  • Desktop publishing

The entire collection of books have been divided under their respective subject headings, and classified according to Universal Decimal Classification (UDC) scheme. The Library also subscribes to numerous print & online periodicals.


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Library Staff

Highly qualified & efficient staff members are available to disseminate the best possible information services to users.

Library Services

All Library operations at the Ramapuram campus are computerized and barcode technology has been implemented. Among the many services rendered to users are

  • Lending Service
  • Reference Service
  • Book Reservation
  • Photocopying
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Newspaper Clippings
  • Audio visual (Ekalavya (UGC) IITM, IGNOU & Anna EDUSAT Programme)
  • Video Viewing
  • Internet Browsing
  • OPAC
  • Inter Library Loan
  • E-Access (E-Journals, E-books, Question bank & Projects)


The Library has an impressive collection of Standard & University prescribed text and reference books. Based on student needs & faculty recommendation, multiple copies of text books are bought and made available. Reference collections like Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, handbooks and conference proceedings are also available.

Books Total no. of Volumes 53143
Total no. of Titles 18636
Periodicals (Print) International 59
National 96
Total 155
Other Resources Back volumes 3145
Project Reports 4470
Encyclopedias 10
Handbooks 75
E-Resources DELNET 38,184
IEEE (ASPP & POP) 3,974,192
EBSCO (Business Source Elite 1,000,722
K-Hub (Architecture) 4472
Tools KNIMBUS – E Library Portal for Remote Access
TURNITIN – Plagiarism (Similarity) Checking Tool

Periodical Collections

Nearly 209 periodicals are subscribed every year as print version and more than 4000+ online journals have been subscribed through DELNET, IEEE, K-Hub, EBSCO, etc…

Membership in Institutional Libraries & Library Networks

The SRM Ramapuram Library has membership with DELNET (Developing Library Network) for sharing of resources.

Internet Section

The Library Internet section is connected to the leased line hub of the Ramapuram campus. Around 30 systems are available for online resources access and browsing purpose.

Membership Details

All students, Faculty & staff members of the organization are members of the Library.

Category of the user No of books allowed Duration
Teaching Staff 6 One Month
Technical Staff
Programmer 2 15 Days
Lab Assistants 2 15 Days
Under Graduate 4 15 Days
Post Graduate 4 15 Days
Research Scholar 4 15 Days

Working Hours

The Library time schedule is as follows:

Central Library
Monday to Friday
Study/ Reference 8.00 a.m to 8.00 p.m
Transactions 8.00 a.m to 5.00 p.m
Saturdays & Sundays
Study/ Reference 8.00 a.m to 5.00 p.m
PG & Architecture Library
Monday to Saturday
Study/ Reference 8.00 a.m to 5.00 p.m
Transactions 8.00 a.m to 6.00 p.m

* The Library will be closed on all government declared holidays.

Library Staff

Highly qualified & efficient staff members are available to disseminate the best possible information services to the users.

Dr. Alen Jeba Dhas D Chief Librarian M.A.(JMC), M.L.I.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., A.D.C.A.
Mr. P. Karthikeyan Asst Librarian M.L.I.S. M.Phil.