"The library, known as the Learning Resource Centre (LRC), is the heart of the Academic Centre at the OIT. It is designed to meet the information needs of the OIT community and is also the source for news on the latest developments in Engineering & Technology, Business and Management."
The Central Library caters to the information needs of the institute faculty, students, staff, research institutions & industries. It has around 9000 plus books covering all disciplines of science, engineering, technology, humanities & Management Science. The collection comprises printed documents such as books, reports, and journal back volumes. The non-book collections include material like audio/video cassettes and CD ROM discs. It has a separate collection of prescribed textbooks under 'Book Bank' for the exclusive use of students.
The Central library currently subscribes to around 100 scholarly journals in sciences, engineering and humanities. Under the INDEST consortium and reputed publishers like IEEE, ASTMD, J GATE, EBSCO, ASME, the library provides on-line access to a large number of full-text journal databases. These e-journals are accessible on intranet to campus users only.
The library provides various services for its members such as - Lending of books and journal back volumes, reservation of books, inter-library loan, document delivery, photocopying, CDROM and Internet services & video screening.
All the library activities are computerized, including bar-coded ID cards and separate On-line Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) terminals for searching books in the library. Some of the major services rendered by the library are reference, reprographic, bibliographic, document delivery, Data Search Facilities, resource sharing etc...
The library working hours are from 9 A.M. to 6PM on weekdays and 9 A.M. to 5.30 P.M. on Saturdays, Sundays & holidays.
The extremely well stocked library is regularly updated with the latest journals and newsletters.