The Vision of the Central Library is to serve as one of the leading libraries of Technical & Engineering institutes in the country. The aim is to provide seamless access to information in the field of Science & Technology to users across the country in a networked environment.
The Library's mission is to provide the NITK user community with access to rich and relevant information resources to support their teaching-learning and research activities.
  • To create an environment for more productive teaching–learning process by providing a highly interactive electronic network giving access to digital library resources
  • Develop and maintain policies and programmes that are oriented towards and centered on users
  • Maximize our staff capability and potential to enable them to provide effective, responsive and innovative library services
  • Utilize library and information technology innovatively and appropriately
  • Support and enhance teaching and learning processes by delivering and promoting the effective use of information resources and services
  • Provide an information-rich environment that supports and encourages excellence in research in the field of Engineering and Technology
  • Promote the standing and good reputation of the institute through excellence in library services, collaboration with other organizations and staff contribution to the community