Central Digital Library

Online Book search

Welcome to KNGD Modi Engineering Library, a home of one of the largest and richest collection of learning resources in the country on agriculture and allied sciences. The Central Library, KNGDMEC, housed in a very spacious building is located at Modinagar, Uttar Pradesh India. The Central Library came into existence during the year 2005 and since then from its initial collection of 10000 volumes of books and periodicals, it has now grown to +45000 volumes. Faculty, staff, Students and staff of the college can become the members of the Library, whereas outsiders who come with the introductory letters from their institutions/ ID card are permitted for consultation. The Central Library works on the open access system. The printed materials of the library are classified according to Dewey decimal classification.


Develop a library of International Standard

Act as a biggest hub of information for agricultural and allied fields

Provide library and information services to its members/users

Build up a repository of information on subjects mandatory to KNGDMEC

Develop a computerized database of agriculture and forestry

Act as a platform for information collection and dissemination

Creation of digital and virtual library

To create excellence in information management services


Collection in the Central Library

Books viz text books and book bank
Back volumes / Periodicals
On-line Journals (DELNET)
DVD/CD's & Audio Visual Materials

Working Hours

The working hours of Central Library are :

Book Section & Reading Room
08.45 am to 5.15 pm
Lunch hours
12.30 pm to 1.30 pm

Internet Services are being provided in the computer lab of the reference section for the faculty and research students of KNGDMEC. The central library of KNGDMEC has one of the most modern information technology infrastructures. High speed internet connectivity of (1.00 Gbps) is being provided to the user’s Practical demonstration of computerized activities to the user and visitors to the library are also provided. Computerized information services using the electronic documents, scanned material and from digital resources are also given to the users.

The Central Lirary Provides following Services to it's Users

Library membership

The Central Library membership is open to Faculty, Students, Non-teaching Staff of the institute only.

Every member is issued reader tickets.

Circulation & Readers Services

Issue/Return/Renewal of Books and reference material

Reference/Enquiry Service

Computer, Internet and other Information Services

Internet browsing

Reference/literature searching

Training in accessing e-resources, DELNET

DVD/CDROM databases Scanning of documents

Document Delivery Service (DDS) and Reprography Services

Users can request for xerox copies of articles / research papers from the print journals available at Central Library.

The requesting user will have to follow the copyright regulations.

Photocopy/Xerox facility is available outside the library to copy library material.

Online Library (DELNET)

User Education

About information sources and resources available in the library

About how to access the Information through various Information sources and resources

Organization of information sources in the Library.

About abstracting and indexing journals and also about secondary, tertiary sources of information i.e., cross references, monographs, manuals, policy papers survey reports dictionaries, encyclopedias, bibliographies etc.

Abstracting and Indexing journals and also tertiary sources of information i.e., Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, Bibliographies etc.

About how to access desired information through e-journals, DVD/CD-ROM, Internet and from online journals Online filling of forms

Library Memberships & Guidelines

The library is primarily open for membership for the faculty, staff, scientists, research scholars, students, and non-teaching employees of the Institute.

The privilege of borrowing books, reference material from the library is restricted to Institute community only

On request, outsiders (Students, Faculty, Research scholars of other Universities) are also permitted to use library facilities. Outsiders should bring letter from concerned authorities of their host institutions. The librarian reserves the right to permit or not to permit outsiders into the library.

About Library Cards

A book will only be issued on production of valid library card/ticket issued by library.

The library card is not transferable.

Please provide you complete permanent and current resident address along with mobile and landline phone number.

Please provide you used email address.

Please do not borrow and damage or defective book.

Borrower is responsible if book is found to be returned in damage condition. Due fine will be imposed.

Please return the books/ issued material within speculated period.

Journals will not be issued.

Reference books, rare books, highly priced books, advances, reviews etc will not be issued.

Do not write anything on issued books.

Issued books of the library can be recalled by the librarian at any time.

Please use bookmarks and do not fold the corners of book.

Fine will be imposed if books are not returned on time (overdue charges).

Books from book bank scheme will be issued only on time notified by the library.

All members are responsible for their library card. In case of loss of library card the matter is to be

reported to the librarian immediately.

A card holder is responsible for misuse of library card.

Lost library card will be issued upon payment of Rs 250.00 and only after verification of records.

In case of loss of books 2 times or 4 times the cost of the book is to be paid.

'No Due' certificate will be issued only on returning all books and on returning of all reader/book bank cards

New Arrivals

New arrived printed materials are displayed in the front racks. A list of newly arrived book is circulated to the head of the departments.

News Paper Clippings

News pertaining to agriculture and to the Institute and institute staff are displayed on the notice board.

Information Centre

All information regarding conferences, seminars, symposia organized in different parts of the country are displayed on the notice board. Information pertaining to important events like exhibitions book fair etc are also displayed for users.

Warning Regarding Photocopying

It is mandatory for the member/user to get him acquainted with the copyright restrictions for making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. The Central Library reserves the right to refuse or to accept a copying if, in its judgment, such copying involves violation of copyright law of the country.