Libraries are the backbone of any civilized society and heart of any academic institution . The central library of our college provides all kinds of services to cater to the information needs of the academic community of the college. It is functioning in the first floor of the administrative block of the college. The carpet area of the college library is about 420 sqm. Reading Space is 200sqm.It is well equipped, well furnished, computerized and book circulation using bar code reader. Our library has Reference, Periodical sections and digital library for e-journal access.
The Central library of College of Engineering Muttathara acquires a prominent place among the students and faculty. The Library has a collection of books of nearly 6500 volumes of 1400 titles and 30 printed journals. It includes a good collection of books and journals in the areas of Electronics, Computer Science, Electrical,civil and Mechanical Engineering and related fields including Science, Mathematics and Management. New titles are added from time to time in order to ensure that students are provided with updated study materials. Reference section includes many valuable reference materials and copies of the most essential general books which can also be borrowed on overnight issue basis. Our reference collection also includes Handbooks, encyclopedias,and study materials for competitive exams such as GATE and IES.
The establishment of our first institution was in the year 1999-2000 followed by five Engineering colleges and a Medical college in 2000-2001. The first institution started was College of Engineering, Vadakara(Formerly Co-operative Institute of Technology Vadakara), the others were College of Engineering Perumon, College of Engineering Trikaripur, College of Engineering Thalassery, College of Engineering Kidangoor, Cochin Medical College(Formerly Co-operative Medical College Kochi). These engineering colleges are affiliated to the Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) and then affiliated to APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University (KTU). The College of Engineering & Management Punnapra was started during the academic year 2008 at Punnapra in Alleppey district which is affiliated to Kerala University.
The library is equipped with barcode reader based book issuing system for the circulation of library books. The library has been automated with open source library software called KOHA. Books are classified according to Dewey Decimal classification scheme and are catalogued according to Anglo American Cataloguing rules II , with local variation.
Membership is restricted to students & all the staff members of College of Engineering Muttathara. The student Membership can be obtained by applying in the prescribed application form available in the Circulation Section of the Library. Application should be submitted to the Circulation Section after obtaining the Recommendation of the concerned tutor and Head of the Department.
A Non Liability Certificate should be obtained by the students from the College Librarian before each semester registration., and before leaving the institution. Staff members, both temporary and permanent are required to obtain the Certificate before leaving the institution or before their retirement from the service which ever is earlier.
Excellence is the watchword in all our endeavors and our staff and students strive for attaining it through hard work, perseverance and dedication.
The library has a good holding of valuable books, Journals & old and previous year question papers
CEM library has IP enabled access to the EBSCO collection e-journals which includes the number of following online journals as per the norms of AICTE.
Library subscribes around 30 journals.
A large collection of Previous year University Examination question papers are kept in the library for reference.
Book lending service is provided to all the members of the library. A student member is entitled to get 3 books at a time. A teaching staff member is entitled to get 10 books at a time and a non teaching staff member can avail 5 books at a time.
The library maintains a good Reference Collection. It includes valuable reference sources like Text books etc. The question papers of the examinations conducted by the university in previous years and Syllabi of courses are also made available in this section. Over night book issue service includes in the service.
Books are classified according to Dewey Decimal classification scheme with the local variation of our library.
Valuable reference books and much essential textbooks are available in this section. A vast area , reserved with necessary infrastructure is using as reading area.
This section performs the job of issue and return of documents, renewal of loan period, reservation of demanded, books fine collection for delayed return of books and membership management functions.
The library has subscribed the EBSCO Engineering e-journal collection for digital libraries and ASME.This section facilitates students to access these resources from any computer on the campus.Our library also the facility of NDL(National Digital Library) collection and the NPTEL videos.