Library and Information Resource Center

Library and Information Resource Center

  • The history of LIRC dates back to 1960 with the inception of National Institute of Technology. The NIT Srinagar library supports the Teaching, Research & and other related programmes of the institute. The Library has a good collection of a 67511 books documents that comprises of Books, Journals, Theses, Video cassettes, Learning Resources (LRs) & Compact discs in the field of Engineering, Science, Management, Literature & Humanities.The Library has different sections, Acquisition Section/Processing Section, Automation section, Textbook & Reference section, Periodical section, Conference Hall Reading cum Browsing Hall, Stacks I&II, SC ST Books Section managed by well qualified professional staff.  
  • LIRC tries its best to cope with the demands of the users by way of adapting new to newer technological advancement in field of library and information management, i.e. moving over to computerized networking infrastructure from manual one. The library has computerized data of whole of its collection using KOHA software and is in the process of computerizing all its activities. The entire collection of Library is RFID (Radio Frequency Identification System) tagged and therefore NIT, Srinagar is distinctive in successfully implementing RFID technology.
  • Browsing Centre is situated in the first floor with 50 computer terminals available for the library users to browse online resources and search the web. Besides, wireless network access (Wi-Fi) is also available.
  •   LIRC has extended the services beyond the physical walls of a building, by including material accessible by electronic means & by developing a modernized e-resource library with a variety of E-Journals and e-Databases. The Library distinguishes itself by providing Remote Access Facility (RAF) to all the subscribed electronic journals and journals accessible via e-Shodhsindhu consortium.
  • Anti Plagiarism Policy: LIRC has subscription to both Turnitin and Urkund, web-based similiarity detection services.


Total Collection of books                  67511

Text books                                          58511

Reference books                                9000

Books in SC, ST section                     9898