About Library

The department of Library of Coimbatore Institute of Technology is established in 1956. It is located next to the main building in a vast area of 13381 sq.ft. (1243 sq.m.). The main objective of the CIT library is to provide information services and access to print and e-resources to support the scholarly and informational needs of the institute community. The RFID integrated fully computerized library is well equipped with modern facilities and resources in the form of books, print and e-journals, CD-ROMs, on-line databases and audio video cassettes etc. Open Access System is being followed in the library.


Working Hours

Monday to Friday

9.00 a.m. – 7.00 p.m.



9.00 a.m. – 3.00 p.m.


During Vacation

9.30 a.m. – 4.30 p.m.

Library Committee

Library committee headed by Principal includes AO, COE, DCOE, HODs, Faculty and Librarians as members. The committee will meet once in six months to review the functioning of the library and to suggest steps for improvement / development.

Library Membership

Membership is open to all the staff (Teaching, Non-Teaching) and the students (UG, PG and Regular Research Scholars) of CIT.

User Orientation

Every year “User Orientation” has been given to the 1st year UG / PG students to know about the facilities and services of the library.