New Library Website Launch by Director, NITK Surathkal

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Launch of the New Website for Central Library

( https://library.nitk.ac.in/joomla )

Central Library, National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal launched its new website on 6 th August 2020, on the day of celebration of 61 st Foundation Day of the institute during the Diamond Jubilee Year. The website was launched by Prof. Karanam Umamaheshwar Rao, Director, NITK Surathkal through the virtual platform Google Meet. While congratulating Prof. M.N. Satyanarayan, Chairman, Library Advisory Committee, Dr. Mallikarjun Angadi, Librarian & Mr. Iranna Shettar, Assistant Librarian and the library team for developing such a wonderful and user-focused library website, Prof. Umamaheshwar Rao told that the library is the spine of the institute and various teaching departments and it is a repository of the wealth of knowledge. He also said that through this new website, we have opened a window to the outside world and put ourself across the globe to reach out worldwide audience and interact with the national and international institutions. We are trying to open the wings of the institute and spread across the globe which reflects in the logo of the Diamond Jubilee Year celebration. It is in this direction that the new library website functions and it is one of the milestones in the history of
Central Library, NITK Surathkal.
The new library website was designed & developed in-house by the library team using open-source software Joomla content management system. It is a One-Stop-Centre for all the information needs of the students, staff, and faculty of NITK.

Key Features of New Library Website:

  •   The overall website has been designed keeping the library users in mind.
  •   Easy navigation and quick access to all library e-Resources
  •   Remote Access to all the library e-Resources
  •   Mobile App application for all the library services
  •   List of Books published by faculty members
  •   Recent faculty publications
  •   Highlights research activities and profiles of faculty members of NITK
  •   THREE search interfaces viz., library catalog, e-journals/databases & institutional repository
  •   Separate section for research scholars
  •   Live Chat facility for reference queries
  •   Look & feel is appealing and pleasing
  •   A One-Stop-Centre for all information requirements