The college has been providing e-library facilities successfully to all the 3rd year students as well as staff-members of the College since December, 2007. A total of 60 PC systems have been provided for the use of library resources. All the systems are connected via Local Area Networking (LAN) and BSNL. Broadband (2 MBPS) connectivity for Internet. Computer Based Tutorials (CBTs) are also available on different topics for better understanding of the subjects.
The library is well equipped with modern facilities; as 15 workstations connected on LAN and with the remote server through Wifi with broadband connectivity of 2 mbps are installed which are being used during the college hours.
College is already registered on N- LIST (National Library and Information Services Infrastructures for Scholarly content) Website which is an initiative of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) Under the National Mission on Education through ICT. On these workstations, Students can access up to 1,00,000 plus e-books and 3000 plus e-journals on the N-LIST. Students are accessing e-resources with facilities for Photostat and on line printer which are available on payment. A huge number of text and reference books (60000 old and 30000 new in circulation) are available through open shelf system, with a ratio of 30 books per student. Along with this, special collection of Encyclopedia Britannica, Encyclopedia of religion and ethics are also available in the library.
Apart from the Main Library, nearly each department has got its own library, from where books are issued to the students by teachers.
Over past 6 years, books worth around 8 Lakhs have been added to the library.
The college library is open for students from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on all working days. A separate section for the teachers and researchers are also available in the library which is Wi-Fi enabled and has workstations as e-resources.
A well constituted Library Advisory Committee under the supervision of a Library Secretary is functional. Its composition is as follows-
- Library Secretary – Ms. R. R. Lal, Head, Department of Hindi
- Assistant Secretary-Dr. Santosh Kumar, Head, Department of Statistics
- V. H. K. Milton
This Committee mainly works out the distribution of Library Grant on the basis of students enrolled in each subject. This committee also plans about the functioning of the library.Some recent initiatives taken by this Committee for rendering the Library user friendly are enumerated below-
- Timing of the Library enhanced from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, while previously it was from 10:00 AM to 4:20 PM. Also, during Lunch Hour, the library reading room remains open.
- Previously, students used to fill-up issue card and once the book was issued, it was returned only next week. Students complained that they must get opportunity to peruse books before they get it issued as many a times, just by title, they are not able to ascertain about the content. NOW, STUDENTS ARE GIVEN ENTRY IN THE STACK ROOM TO SELECT BOOKS BEFORE THEY GET IT ISSUED.
- Number of magazines has been enhanced in the reading section of the library.
The total floor area of the two-floor library spread over six halls is 27 m x 182 meters with seating capacity for 200 students at a time. Fully structured library like display of floor plan with adequate signage and books of different subjects have been provided. There is open shelf system for the students where students can personally go into stack room pursuing the books and select which are to be issued to them. Ramp for Physically challenged students is also available.
A dedicated library software has been designed to fully automate the library operations and the work of training the library staff on its use and data feeding is on.
A dedicated content management system e-learning has been developed and is operational. Connected to wi-fi, it can be accessed all over the campus, including the library.
Separate girl's common rooms are in place in the arts and science faculties. All girl students, in their free time during college hours are encouraged to avail this facility. Apart from these girl's common rooms, some departments in the science and arts faculties also provide this facility.
Internet, a global system of inter-connected computer networks serves users worldwide, is a network consisting of academic, business networks, etc., of local to global scope, that are linked by a broad array of electronic, wireless and optical networking technologies and carries a vast range of information resources and services. Therefore, with a vision to make available the vast resources on the internet, both to the College Faculty as well as the college students, it was planned to have an intricate network of Optic Fibre Connectivity in the Campus.
The various departments were provided computers and the work of laying Optic Fibre for internet connectivity was allocated. As on date College has an Optic Fibre network that connects all the departments and thus has made possible both the intra-net and the inter-net facilities.
The College also has e-libraries, special mention deserves for the Centre for Computer Sciences where more than 150 computers constitute two separate Labs for e-learning facilities for both Staff and Students of the College.College Library has also been equipped with computers and internet connectivity has been made available to the students to facilitate e-learning, downloading course and related study materials, etc. Thus the College at present has the necessary infrastructure to make Information Technology also a tool for learning, teaching and evaluation.
College Library has also been equipped with computers and internet connectivity has been made available to the students to facilitate e-learning, downloading course and related study materials, etc. Thus the College at present has the necessary infrastructure to make Information Technology also a tool for learning, teaching and evaluation.
The College plans to obtain further facilities in this regard and to provide Wi-Fi connectivity to all the Staff Members and some selected students, preferably the Final Year students. Gradually as the college moves to Post Graduate status, efforts for which are on, the internet facility will be further enhanced.
The college has a well placed parking for all students studying in the college. Each bonafied student of the college is expected to make a token in the beginning of the academic session which is used for one full year. A minor amount has to be paid for the same. Parking in any other part of the college premises is not permitted and is liable for action. There is separate parking available for cycles, two wheelers and four wheelers.
Many water coolers with aqua guards have been placed at strategic locations within the college premises for the students. Regular checks and servicing of the aqua guards is done to maintain clean drinking water facility.
Places where water coolers are installed:-
- Centre for Languages
- Zoology Department
- Centre for Computer Sciences
- Physics Department
- Chemistry Department
- Maths Department
- B.Ed Department
- Central Library
Ewing Christian College campus is well guarded on all sides. Student security is of utmost concern for the college management. The college makes all possible efforts to maintain law and order within the college campus. Entry within the college premises is not permitted without a valid Identity card. All students are expected to wear their identity cards during all times of their stay on campus.