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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.

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
  • News papers
English       : 4           
Tamil         : 1
Hindi          : 1
  • Video Cassettes      : 339
  • Multimedia CDs        : 148       
E- Resources
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
  • Education 
  • General Science 
  • Humanities 
  • Readers' Guide 
  • Social Sciences 
  • Wilson Business 
  • Library Literature 
  • Applied Science & Technology 
  • Art 
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

Loan Period Journals Loan Period
Faculty & Group 'A' Staff 10 1 Month 3 7 Days
Non-teaching Staff 5 1 Month 2 7 Days
Group 'D' Staff 2 1 Month - -
Long Term Trainees 5 15 Days 2 7 Days
Research Scholars 5 15 Days - -
Short Term Trainees 2 5 Days 1 2 Days

The fine is being collected @ 50 paise per day for the overdue items

Institutional Membership
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.

  • Research scholars            
  • 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
    • Library Automation
    • Collection Development in Technical Libraries
    • Web Resources
  • 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,
Senior Librarian,
National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research,
Taramani, Chennai 600 113,

Phone: (044) 2254 5469 / 2254 5468
Fax: (044) 2254 1982

E-mail: ravi@nitttrc.ac.in   

Faculty Members

Dr. R. Ravichandran., M.Sc., M.Ed., Ph.D., MBA.,
Senior Librarian



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