The Library was established in the year of 1966. After a decade, the library was renamed as Resource Centre. The Resource Centre Building is housed a separate building over in 240 sq. mt. space. Entire Resource Centre is completely furnished and the reference hall is fully air conditioned. The Resource Centre have been automated its services from the year 2002 onwards.
Resources The Resource Centre holds a good number of learning and teaching resources such as books, periodicals, reports, video cassettes, CDs, Multimedia CDs, etc.. as detailed below.
Books : 29877
Magazine /Journal : 54 titles
English : 4
Tamil : 1
Hindi : 1
Video Cassettes : 339
Multimedia CDs : 148
The Resource Centre is subscribing 1,420 full text on-line e-journals from H W Wilson U SA which covers the following subject area:
Applied Science & Technology
Applied Science & Technology
The above full text on-line e journals can be accessed through the following websites
1. Art Abstracts Full Text
2. App. Sc. and Technology Full Text
3. Biological and Agricultural Index Plus
4. Education Abstracts Full Text
5. General Science Abstracts Full Text
6. Humanities Abstracts Full Text
7. Library Literature and Information Science Full Text
8. Wilson OmniFile Full Text Select
9. Readers' Guide Full Text
10. Social Science Abstracts Full Text
11.Wilson Business Abstracts Full Text
Duration of Loan and Overdue Charges
Faculty & Group 'A' Staff
Group 'D' Staff
Long Term Trainees
Short Term Trainees
The fine is being collected @ 50 paise per day for the overdue items
The Resource Centre is Institutional Membership with the following libraries
British Council Division Library, Chennai &
Indian Institute of Technology Library, Chennai
Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC)
The Resource Centre collections are computerized and it can be accessed through Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) by typing ‘nitttrlib’ in the Internet Explorer or any other search engine.
Overseas Teacher Certificate Course Trainees
Short term and long term trainees
Faculty and staff
Conduct of short term training programmes for Library Science Teachers / Librarians on the following areas
Role of Information Technology in Library Management
Technical Resources Management
Advance Skills in Library Management
Collection Development in Technical Libraries
Conduct of Certificate Course on “Modern Library Practices” for Overseas Library Science Teachers / Librarians
Organising orientation programme for trainees.
Rules and Regulations
All services are provided to the members only. Non-members will be allowed with permission
Books and Journals must be returned on before the due date.
Books will be renewed if there are no reservations.
Books are required to be presented physically at the Counter for renewal.
Members are requested to collect the receipts for the over due paid.
Loss of Books, if any, shall be reported immediately to the library on the prescribed form. If the borrower is unable to replace the lost books,the cost is recovered, price of the book plus procurement charges 20 %
Members are required to bring their Bar coded ID to borrow the books / journals.
For Further Details Contact
Dr. R. Ravichandran,
National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research,
Taramani, Chennai 600 113,