Electrical Engineering broadly involving electricity, electromagnetism and electronics is essential in modern human life and industries. The present day academic activities of electrical engineering are very broad with this due reason. The electrical engineering department at NIT Rourkela has specialized faculties in all important areas of electrical engineering such as power system, power electronics & drives, control & automation and signal processing.
Library catalog can be searched within or from outside the library. Inside the library OPAC stations and Information KIOSK are available to search books. From outside the library, users can search library catalog using this link: Library Catalog.
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How to Locate Electrical Engineering Books in Library?
Biju Patnaik Central Library uses Dewey Decimal Classification system and simple author code to classify books.
A class number is a simple number used to identify & locate books in the library.
Example: 621.3 for Classified Example in Electrical Engineering.
An author code are simple letters used to identify titles written by a different author, like first three letter of the title of author / first letter of the title of the book.
Example: a book titled Classified Example in Electrical Engineering written by Gordon S. Monk and author code is: MON/C.
The complete Call no. would be : 621.3 --- Class No.
MON/C --- Author Code / First letter of the Book title
768 --- Accession No.
Below are select list of topics and their respective call nos. of books related to Biotechnology and Medical Engineering.
Call No. Subject Groups
621.3 : Electrical, Magnetic, Optical, Communications, Lighting.
621.31-621.319 37 : Generation, Storage, Transmission of Electric Power.
621.32-621.3276 : Lighting
621.33 : Electric Power Transmission for Railroads
621.34 : Magnetic Engineering
621.35 : Superconductivity
621.36-621.3694 : Optical Engineering
621.37-621.3749 : Testing and Measurement of Electrical Quantities
621.46 : Electric and Related Motors
Latest Arrival of Books & Journals
Latest books and periodicals added to the Central Library.
To get access to all subscribed e-journals by Biju Patnaik Central Library (BPCL). Follow the procedure: Open Library Website > Electronic Resources > Choose either Abstract Database / Full-text Database > Click on the required database and use simple/advanced search option to search articles.
Library subscribes following print journals on this subject. These are displayed in the New Arrivals display area (at Ground Floor).
Title PublisherElectrical, Electronics, Telecommunication The Institute of Engineers (I) & Springer
and Computer Engineering (Series B)
Proceedings of India National Science Indian National Science Academy
Resonance: Journal of Science Education Indian Academy of Science
The Journal of CPRI Central Power Research Institute
E-Journals (Subscribed by NIT Rourkela)
Elsevier's Science Direct
Science Direct provides desktop access to the full text of hundreds of journals published or distributed by Elsevier Science. NITR has access to 40 e-only subscribed journals with five current subject collections.
Emerald Group Publishing
Emerald Group Publishing has become the world's leading scholarly publisher of journals and books in business and management with a strong and growing presence in disciplines including LIS, social sciences, engineering, linguistics, and audiology.
The IEEE Xplore digital library is a powerful resource for discovery and access to scientific and technical content published by the IEEE and its publishing partners. IEEE Xplore provides access to more than 3-million full-text documents in electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics.
JSTOR is not a publisher and does not hold the copyright of any content available. However, obtain licenses to preserve and make published content available digitally from the publisher. Currently, there are 2500+ titles, including previous titles, as well as other content available.
Springer Link is one of the world's leading interactive databases for high-quality STM journals, book series, books, reference works and the Online Archives Collection. Springer Link is a powerful central access point for researchers and scientists.
Full list of E-Resources
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Online database is basically to give access to particular journal title you are seeking. Searching of the table of content, bibliographic details and abstracts are possible using these databases. Further accessing of full-text of journal articles via campus computers using these subscribed databases. Click here to explore more on Electronic Resources.
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Web of Science is an online subscription-based scientific citation indexing service maintained by Thomson Reuters that provides a comprehensive citation search. Patent information can be searched using this product. Follow the procedure to search patent; Select All Databases -> Search your related term -> Select Document Type "Patent" from Refine Result -> Click on Analyze Results -> Select Analyze -> View Records.
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College Open Textbooks
The College Open Textbooks Collaborative, a collection of twenty-nine educational non-profit and for-profit organizations, affiliated with more than 200 colleges, is focused on driving awareness and adoptions of open textbooks to more than 2000 community and other two-year colleges.
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E-Books Directory is a daily growing list of freely downloadable electronic books, documents and lecture notes found all over the internet. This site has 9563 free e-books in 669 categories.
HathiTrust Digital Library
HathiTrust is a partnership of the leading research institutions and libraries working to ensure that the cultural record is preserved and accessible long into the future.
The Million Book Project
The Million Book Project was a book digitization project, led by Carnegie Mellon University School of Computer Science and University Libraries. Working with government and research partners in India (Digital Library of India) and China, the project scanned books in many languages, using OCR to enable full-text searching, and providing free-to-read access to the books on the web.
Bentham Open publishes many peer-reviewed open access journals. These free-to-view online journals cover all major disciplines of science, technology, medicine and social sciences.
Frontiers is a community-rooted, open-access academic publisher. Frontiers is a community-rooted, open-access academic publisher.
Hindawi Publishing Corporation
Hindawi is a rapidly growing academic publisher with 414 peer-reviewed, Open Access journals covering a broad range of academic disciplines.
Science Publications is a commercial STM (Science, Technology, and Medicine) publisher of peer-reviewed, open access academic journals.
Scientific Research Publishing
It is an academic publisher of open access journals. It also publishes academic books and conference proceedings. SCIRP currently has more than 200 open access journals in the areas of science, technology, and medicine.
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These resources can be searched, browsed and material may be downloaded and printed as single copies of articles as is done in the case of printed library material. Downloading or printing of a complete book or an entire issue or a volume of one or more journals (called systematic downloading) is strictly prohibited.
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The INDEST-AICTE Consortium subscribes to thousands of electronic journals and bibliographic databases for use by authorized users in member institutions. The terms and conditions for using these resources are spelled out in electronic resource license agreements with each publisher. It is the responsibility of individual users to ensure that the use of electronic resources does not breach the terms and conditions specified in the license agreements. Licenses vary from publisher to publisher; however, the general principles are as follows:
Actions that are permitted
Viewing, downloading, copying, printing and saving a copy of search results.
Viewing, downloading, copying, printing and saving individual articles.
Using these e-resources for scholarly, educational or scientific research, teaching, private study and clinical purpose.
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Use of robots or intelligent agents to do systematic, bulk or automatic downloading is not permitted.
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