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The Punjab Technical University Library
The library of Punjab Technical University is in-housed in its rear building. The three floored library is inter connected, centrally air conditioned, with a seating capacity of more than 500 readers at a time and is well connected and easily approachable from all the departments of the university. At present the library caters to the need of the university staff only. The library has a good collection of more than 2000 books including govt publications, statistical reports, conference proceedings, reference books, scriptures, distance education study materials and fiction and non fiction books. The PTU library has more than 1000  Ph.d  and M Tech research  thesis which provide a vital source of information to the research community .In its digital collection the library has nearly one hundred digital resources including research thesis , utility softwares , study materials, reference works, e books, images, infotainment materials etc. The library also subscribes a number of national and inter national periodicals and magazines. The library has also stored back volumes of important periodicals. The library provides news clipping service to all the departments of the university.   The library has also maintained a good and vast record of all the news clippings and advertisements  published in regard to PTU from the 2001 to till date.  The library is equipped with the modern electronics amenities also. The library has electronic database of all its collection. For the convenience of its researchers the library has maintained an electronic  database of  its thesis collection which saves a lot of time of the  researchers.  The library also provides on demand  document delivery service. The library  provides internet access facility to its users. It also provides reprographic facility to the users. The library is also a member of DELNET which provides free access to a no. of e journals, e books, electronic databases and research publications. 

 « Future Plans »

Initially, due to the shortage of space the library had to restricted itself to cater the demands of the staff only. Now, the university library is ready to meet the informational needs of its users. The library has following targets to achieve in future

• Automation of all the library operations
• To become a  central resource centre
• To classify its users into four different groups as: PTU staff, PTU Research Community, PTU regular students and PTU distance education students.
•  to establish a network of PTU affiliated college libraries and PTU library to act as a central library.
• To subscribe National and International research journals   
• To join the UGC Infonet  and  INDEST e journal consortium
• To enhance its digital and reference collection.
• To establish Internet lab for researchers
• To create library’s own website
• To provide Inter library loan and resource sharing facility among affiliated college libraries
• To be a central place for distance education students for informational needs
• To procure at least one  copy of  the books recommended by board of studies
• To organize conferences , workshops and seminars for the affiliated college librarians
• To organize motivational talks/ lectures for the PTU staff

« E-Journal »

 Sr.no E-Journal List of Available Journal's
1 ASTM Standards & Digital Library          
  Standards
  Journals  
2 Infotrac Engineering Collection  
3 Infotrac Management Collection  
4 Infotrac Pharmacy Collection  
5 Hospitality, Tourism & Leisure Collection + Culinary Arts Collection  
6 GREENR Collection  
7 Infotrac Social Collection  
8 Delnet  
9 Emerald Management 200
10 Electronic Search Engine ‘Knimbus'