About the Library

The Library & Information Center is housed in a spacious area of about 1171 sq mtrs in First floor of the College building. PESITM library occupies a place of pride and is most lively place in the campus. It is well-furnished and its pleasant ambience with spacious reading room creates conducive environment to faculty and students. It serves and supports to enhance the teaching, learning and research activities of the institution by providing organized access to quality information.

Vission and Mission


To provide state-of-the-art library facilities and excellent library services to users. To serve as a creative and innovative partner to support teaching, learning and research activities of the Institute.


Providing continuous access to the Knowledge and Information available in the Library to the users of the Institute to excel in their chosen disciplines.


Dr. Chandrashekar K L
Senior. Librarian & Head of the Department
Ph.D ., M.Sc., M.Phil., KSET.

Raja A
Assistant. Librarian
M.Sc.(Lib & Inf. Sc.)

Chandrashekhar V M
Assistant. Librarian

Prakash R
Assistant. Librarian

Chethan Kumar S B
Library Assistant

Sunanda M C
Library Assistant

Tulasi R
Library Assistant

Uday Kumar K


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  • Reference Service:-
    Separate section is available in the first floor of library with the collection of 3500 reference copies.

  • Online Reservation:-
    Online reservation can be done through web OPAC for a book which is already lent out. Reserved books will be kept separately on the circulation counter for one day for each reserved member.

  • Institutional Repository:-
    Faculty publications (Institutional repository) and other publications of the university are available online through the library OPAC.

  • Reprographic & Printing Service:-
    Photocopy facility is made available inside the library.

  • Information deployment and notification (Current Awareness service):-
    Newly procured books are displayed at the entrance of the library and also the list is hosted on to the library website. E-mail alerts are also sent.

  • Internet Access:-
    Digital library with 16 computers with internet at 10mbps is established for the benefit of users in the library.

  • News Paper Clippings:-
    News covered about the institute activities and news related to institute are Clipped.

  • Plagiarism Checking:-
    Have access to Drillbit, a plagiarism detection tool.

  • Document Delivery Services:-
    Central library arranges photocopies of articles from journals, conference proceedings that are not available in its collection from different sources (DELNET). This service is offered within the purview of copyright laws. To make a request please email to librarian@pestrust.edu.in. Requests for journal articles generally take one to three days to fullfill, but may take up to two weeks. Books may take three weeks to arrive.

  • Bibliography compilation:-
    Bibliographic compilation of Journal articles.

  • In-house/remote access to e-resources:-
    All the subscribed resources are accessible in house via LAN and remote access is provided through Knimbus.

  • Assistance in searching database:-
    User will be assisted in searching database in digital library by library staff.

  • Book bank:-
    Book bank facility for all students under which students can borrow 3-4 books for a whole semester and for SC/ST students 2 extra books under SC/ST book bank scheme.

  • Circulation service:-
    Issue and return of books on loan for a period of 14 days.

  • Online public Access catalogue(WEB OPAC):-
    Provides an expanded, integrated service point of the library. This service focuses on helping researchers locate specific journals, books, search databases and capture search results at their point of need, as a complement to the in¬depth research assistance available from the Reference Desk.

  • Renewals:-
    All books loan from the circulation desk can be renewed on condition that there is no one requesting for the same items. All loans subject to recall in accordance with library regulation. Borrowers are responsible for returning their loans on or before the specified due dates.

  • User Orientation/Library Awareness:-
    Orientation is conducted once in every semester compulsorily and as and when demand placed by users. As part of our user awareness program, the library regularly organizes orientation / Training programs on library resources and services. Members can meet the Librarian for discussions, if any at any time.



Monday to Friday
8.00 AM to 8.00 PM
Saturday: 8.00 AM to 5.00 PM
Sunday: 9.00 AM to 12.00 PM


  • Every student is required to apply for library membership soon after joining the course.
  • Deposit membership form (Duly completed with two photographs (pps)).
  • Keep 1 Pass port size and 1 stamp size photographs ready.
  • Collect cards after getting the dates from the Circulation Counter/Library Notice Board.


  • Maintain discipline in the library. Maintain Q’s at circulation counter.
  • Carry ID Cards at all times & produce them on demand.
  • Keep 1 Pass port size and 1 stamp size photographs ready.
  • Discourage bringing friends from other colleges.


  • Identity card should be shown at the checkpoint on demand.
  • Leave your bags, handbags and personal belongings at the depository.
  • Sign the register kept at the checkpoint, while entering the Library.
  • Show the documents, which are being taken out of the Library, to the staff at the checkpoint. .
  • Materials borrowed should be returned on or before the due date stamped, if returned late overdue fine will be charged for the delayed period
  • Books lost by the Borrowers have to be reported immediately in writing to the Librarian, failing which fines will keep on accumulating.PLEASE DO NOT ASK FOR WAIVER OF FINES. Replace the book within the time permitted.
  • Loss of borrower’s card has to be reported immediately in writing.
  • Each borrower is responsible for the book issued on that card, so a borrower is requested not to lend his cards to others. Collect your library cards without fail after returning the books from the circulation counter.
  • No due certificate will be issued at the end of even semester, on return of the Library Borrower’s card.
  • Change of Department, Status, Address etc., to be informed and the card corrected.
  • Books should be handled with great care and mutilation of books in any manner will be heavily fined.
  • Keep the Library clean.
  • Use the dustbins provided in the reading area.
  • Mobile phones are strictly prohibited in the LIC premises


  • Ask a Librarian:-
    Speak to a librarian or make an appointment for in-depth help. Call the Library’s Reference Desk.

  • Interlibrary Loan (aka Document Delivery):-
    When you can't find what you need in PES library, simply fill out the Inter library Loan online request form.

  • Retrieving Materials:-
    Requests for journal articles generally take one to three days to fill, but may take up to two weeks. Books may take three weeks to arrive.

  • E Books:-
    Fully downloadable pdf versions of book chapters and entire books from Springer. Tens of thousands of chapters and thousands of ebooks in Computer Science and related fields.

  • Email Now:-
    A librarian will answer you within 24 hours during weekdays.


A campus wide access to various E-resources subscribed to the library through VTU consortium is made through IP enabled access. Any number of users can access to resources at a time. Remote access to the E-resources is provided through KNIMBUS. Users can also access to digital resources through app called mLibrary(playstore). Digital library with 16 computers has been established to access E-resources and use NPTEL.

List of Subscribed Electronic Resources

E-Database Address E-Portal
(E-Journals IEEE-ASPP The core collection all Society periodicals)
Click Here
McGraw Hill Education
(505 E-Books CSE/ISE , EEE, ECE, ME, Civil and Basic Sciences)
Click Here
Knimbus -Your Library. Anywhere, Anytime. Click Here
Taylor and francis (E-Books & Journals)
(585 Journals + 4950 E-Books Engineering + CSE + ME+ CV + Architecture and Allied Science)
Click Here
Springer nature E-Books & Journals
(690 Journals+ 13000 E-books Electrical & Electronics, Mechanical, Civil, Computer Science Engineering (Allied Subject),Chemistry & Mathematics, Physics)
Click Here
Lanquill Grammar Tool(English Grammar) Click Here
Emerald management collection (Journals) (212 JOURNALS) Click Here
(4900 Journals , Indexed 7800 Abstract. Architecture and all Engineering and it's Allied branches.)
Click Here
(298 Journals 436 E-Books (Perpetual Access))
Click Here
New Age International
(220 E-Books (Prepetual Access))
Click Here
Packt E-Books
(5002 E-Books (Perpetual Access))
Click Here
EBSCO E-books Click Here
(Drillbit plagiarism Detection Software )
Click Here
(Drillbit plagiarism Detection Software )
Click Here
English to Kannada dictionary Click Here



  • Viewing, downloading, copying, printing and saving a copy of search results, individual articles.
  • Using e-resources for scholarly, educational or scientific research, teaching, private study purposes.
  • Sending a copy of an article to another authorized user (i.e. current faculty, students or staff)
  • Posting the URL to the publisher's version of the article on a class website (publisher links will allow only authorized users access)

Not Permitted

  • Use of robots or intelligent agents to do systematic, bulk or automatic downloading is not permitted.
  • Systematic downloading or printing of entire journal issues or volumes, or large portions of other e-resources is not permitted.
  • Using e-resources for commercial gain is not permitted (i.e. reselling, redistributing or republishing licensed content).
  • Transmitting, disseminating or otherwise making online content available to unauthorized users (i.e. sending to mailing lists or electronic bulletin boards) is not permitted.
  • Posting the publisher's version or PDF of an article to an open class website is not permitted (instead, post the URL to the article which will allow only authorized users access).

Contact Us

Dr. Chandrashekar K.L

PES Institute of Technology and Management PES Campus,
NH 206, Sagar Road, Shivamogga – 577 204
Office- 8147053064
Email- librarian@pestrust.edu.in