The V. Rangasamy Naidu Educational Trust devoted to the cause of promoting technical and scientific literacy, established Coimbatore Institute of Technology (CIT) in 1956. CIT is one of the most reputed and prestigious educational institutions in South India since 1956. CIT, a government aided autonomous institution affiliated to Anna University, Chennai managed by a pedigreed lineage for the past 58 years, enjoys national repute. The Institute backed by world class research and development. The Institute boasts of strong academic–industrial interaction and a high quality of research and consultancy. The institute has celebrated its Golden Jubilee in the year 2006. All the departments are well equipped with qualified staff, class rooms and laboratories. CIT is identified as one of the beneficiary institutions under TEQIP (Phase II) – Sub Component 1.1 (Strengthening institutions to improve learning outcomes and employability of graduates).
About the Department of Library, CIT
The Department of Library, CIT functioning in the vast area of15,000 sq.ft. 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 fully automated
library is well equipped with modern facilities and resources in the form of books, print and e-journals, back volumes and non-book materials.The CIT library has been subscribing many on-line databases and e-resources including IEEE, ASCE, ASME, Science Direct, Springer
Link, Mc-Graw Hill’s Access Engineering Library, J-Gate Plus, GREENR, ASTM, NPTEL etc. The library is also a member of N-LIST, DELNET and American Concrete Institute, USA for sharing / accessing information resources and services.