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    The I.K.G. Punjab Technical University Library
                                                                The Central Library of I.K.G. 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 large no. of students. The facility is being provided to IKGPTU PhD students, Research Supervisors, PITs, PIM Students, Distance Education Students, Affiliated Colleges Students/ faculty, IKGPTU Staff etc. The library has a good collection of more than 11600 books including Govt. publications, statistical reports, conference proceedings, reference books, scriptures, distance education study materials and fiction and nonfiction books. The I.K.G. PTU library has more than 1500 PhD and M Tech research thesis which provide a vital source of information to the research community. In its digital collection the library has nearly 1500 digital resources including research thesis , utility software’s , study materials, reference works, e books, images, infotainment materials etc. 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 I.K.G. 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 facility is being provided through in house Library access and simultaneously through Remote Access facility also. The collection of IKGPTU includes all major collections like major subject/ general books, print books, e-books, print journals and e- journals etc. 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. 

Online Print Journals
S. No Journal Name Status
1 Social Studies Of Science Activated
2 Journal of Human Values Activated
3 Science, Technology and Human Values Activated
4 Economic and Political Weekly Activated
5 Journal of Creating Value Activated


  Description Downloads

Open Athens for Remote Access of e Journals 

2. Sciecne Direct  


Remote Access






Emerald Management 200


Gale Cengage


Info Trac Engineering Science & Technology Collection

  Info Trac Management Collection
  Info Trac Pharmacy Collection 
  Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection
  Culinary Arts Collection
Info Trac Social Science Collection 
Info Business & Company Resource + Business Insight Global

E-Books Section
Arts & Photography


A History Of Architecture 2 Rural Architecture
3 Castles of England
4 The Seven Periods of English Architecture 5 Castles of England and Wales 6 A History Of Architecture on the Comparative Method
7 Second Home for Leisure Living 8 The Seven Lamps of Architecture 9 Architecture
10 Methods and Techniques in Urban Engineering 11 The Picturesque Antiquities of Spain 12 The Practical Book of Architecture
13 Acoustics And Architecture 14 Cathedral Cities of Spain : 60 reproductions from  original water colours 15 CADD Primer
16 The Poetry of Architecture  17 American Urban Architecture : Catalysts in the Design Cities 18 Romantic Castle and Palaces : As Seen and Described by Famous Writers
19 A Text –book of the History of Architecture  20 Vitruvius : The Ten Books on Architecture 21 Vanishing England


1 Interior Decoration : Its Principles and Practice  2 Engraving : Its Origin, Processes, and History 3 Industrial Arts Design
4 Exploring Folk Art  5 Monograms and Ciphers  6 Principles of Decorative Design
 7 Furniture for The  Craftsman  8 First Principles of Symmetrical Beauty 9 Art, Design and Visual Thinking
 10 Woman as Decoration 11  Hand Book of Wood Engraving 12 Illustred History of Furniture
 13 Best of Farshchian         


Twentieth-Century American Drawing: Three Avant-Garde Generations 2 Drawing The Head and Hands 3 Drawings of Leonardo da Vinci
4 Learn To Draw Portraits 5 Caricature and Other Comic Art 6 American Drawings
7 Blackboard Sketchings 8 The History of The Nineteenth Century in Caricature 9 Drawing for Beginners
10 The Art of Illustration 11 Constructive Anatomy 12 English Caricaturists
13 The Human Machine 14 Line and Form 15 Pen Drawing: an Illustrated Treatise
16 The Elements of Drawing  17 The Dore Gallery of Bible Illustrations 18 Chuck Jones: A Flurry of Drawings
19 The Practice and Science of Drawing  20 The Art of Caricaturing 21 Men Without Guns: The Abbott Collection of Paintings of Army Medicine


Art of The Islamic World : A Resource for Educators 2 The Art of Chivalry 3 Ancient Chinese Art
4 The Principles of Aesthetics 5 History of Ancient Art 6 A History of Art in Ancient Egypt
7 Elements of Modern Painting 8 Famous European Artists 9 China, 5000 Years : Innovation and Transformation in The Art
10 American Abstract Expressionists and Imagists 11 Art of The Avant –Grade in Russia 12 Six Centuries of Painting 1300-1900
13 Modern Painting, Its Tendency and Meaning 14 A History of Art for Beginners and Students 15 Michelangelo
16 A History of Sculpture  17 House of Eternity : The Tomb of Nefertari 18 A Fable of Modern Art
19 The Art of Africa : A Resource for Educators  20 Knights of Art : Stories of The Italian Painters 21 The Art of South and Southeast Asia
22 Greek Art from Prehistoric to Classical 23 Islamic Art and Geometric Design : Activities for Learning 24 Medieval Art: A Resource for Educators
25 Roman Art : A Resource for Educators 26 The Art of Ancient Egypt 27 The Loves of Krishna In Indian Painting and Poetry
28 Pagan and Christian Rome 29 A Text-Book of The History of Painting