CEO’s Message

Dr. K. M. Vasudevan Pillai
Chairman & CEO, MES

Dear Library Patrons (Teachers and Students),
Welcome to the newly added information tools like E-Journals, Pillai’s Digital Archive, NPTEL IIT Lecture series and good number of Open Access Resources through this library website. It would be our endeavour to add more IT oriented virtual library facilities in the future. All these innovations are brought in with a view to make your every academic activity (Teaching and Learning) qualitatively sound and more meaningful. You are requested to make the optimum use of these tools, increase your presence in library virtually and physically and suggest us what are your further needs.

PCE Library

PCE Library is Fully Automated library with 25,000 Plus Collections. The collection can be searched from dedicated OPAC terminals and Rack Index. Check OUT and Check IN Book can be monitored through the Book Verification System.

The patron can see the number of books issued and their due date by the help of Library Web Application. Patron visiting into the library can be analyzed or summarised by the Student In Out Counter.

Library Collection

The PCE Library has a huge and varied collection which includes:

Text Books6,004 titles (25,568 volumes)
Journals & Periodicals90
Project Thesis607
Complementary CDs1,232
Multimedia CDs80
Online DatabasesJ-Gate Engineering & Technology
Subscribed E-Journals611
Patron Count2,876
Daily Issues270 Plus
E-Books15000 Plus
Rare Documents855 [.pdf]
NPTEL Videos1500
Last updated on 28 July 2019

Library Team

The PCE Library Staff

Shailesh VermaLibrarian
Vinod AthawaleAssistant Librarian
Nirmala MenonLibrary Assistant
Valsala RadhakrishnanLibrary Assistant
Shiny PillaiLibrary Assistant
Priya DhawaleLibrary Assistant
Sunita JoshiLibrary Assistant
Prashant BhujbalLibrary Attendant
Rohidas BhoirLibrary Attendant
Prabhavati KanadeLibrary Helper

Library Services

The PCE library provides the following services to its users:

  • Lending Service
  • Reference Service
  • Current Awareness Service (CAS)
  • Selective Dissemination of Information (SDI)
  • Inter-Library Lending

Library Timing

The PCE Library timings are:

Monday to Saturday (During Semesters)8:00 hrs to 18:00 hrs
Monday to Saturday (During Exams)8:00 hrs to 20:00 hrs

Issue and Return

The Issue and Return System for Faculty and Students:

FacultyBook Borrow Duration1 Semester
StudentBook Borrow Duration15 Days
StudentPenalty for Late Return (Books)Rs. 2/- per unit per day
StudentPenalty for Late Return (Reference Books)Rs. 10/- per unit per day

Membership Details

For students, faculty and staff of:

Pillai Campus CollegesAgainst a valid Library Card
Other CollegesAgainst a Reference Letter from their Librarian / Principal

Membership

  • Only PCE Students Faculty and Staff as registered members are allowed to use the PCE Library.
  • Members should produce their Library Membership card at the entrance of the Library.

Visitors

  • Against a Reference Letter from their Librarian / Principal.
  • The visiting scholar should bring original and valid photo ID.

Circulation

  • Student can Borrow 4 books for 15 Days.
  • Faculty can Borrow 5 books for One Semester.
  • Reference Books are issued for Overnight only.
  • Books in demand may not be renewed.
  • Readers are responsible for books issued against their names.
  • Library reserves the right to recall any issued book even before the due date.
  • The material such as rare books, theses, dissertations, loose issues of periodicals etc. marked for consultation shall not be issued.
  • Borrowers must satisfy about the physical condition of the books before borrowing otherwise they will be held responsible for any damage later or at the time of return.

Overdue charges

Books: Rs. 2 per day
Reference Books: Rs. 10 per day

Use of computers/laptops etc

  • Computer in the library premises should be used for academic purposes only.
  • Online chatting / dating, browsing of social networking sites is strictly prohibited. Strict disciplinary action will be taken against the defaulters.
  • Playing games on computers is strictly prohibited in the entire Library premises.
  • Readers are not allowed to share their Internet access ID and Password with other students.
  • Changing the settings and display of the computers kept in the Library is not permitted.
  • Use of laptops where computers are already installed is not permitted.
  • Readers should not remove / unplug computer cables/connections, network cables and other peripherals / accessories in the library.
  • Personal keyboard, mouse, etc. are not allowed inside the Library.
  • Students must take care of their Pen drives, CD / DVD ROMs, mobiles and wallets etc.

General Rules

  • Readers should observe strict silence inside the Library.
  • Use of Mobile phones (Receiving or Calling) is not permitted inside the Library premises.
  • Users are not allowed to carry eatables / drinks inside the Library premises.
  • Library membership card is non-transferable.
  • Personal belongings like bags (laptop, shoulder, sling), umbrellas, etc. should be deposited at the Property Counter. These are not allowed inside the Library.
  • Readers are advised not to leave their valuable items like money, passport, credit card etc. at the Property Counter.
  • Marking, scratching, damaging, mutilating, stealing, library materials or property will invite disciplinary action against the defaulters.
  • Users should not rest or keep their feet on tables, chairs, shelves, etc.
  • The library shall not be responsible for any loss or damage of the personal belongings of the users.
  • The Librarian reserves the right to suspend the membership of any member found misbehaving with the library staff or with any other member.

The PCE Library has the membership of:

  • IUCEE Indo US Collaboration for Engineering Education

Contact Us

Ask the Librarian at piitlibrary@mes.ac.in

  • Ph: 022-2745 1700 Ext-151
  • Ph: 022-2745 6100 Ext-151
  • Ph: 022-2746 3739 Ext-151