The Periodical Section is the” Information Powerhouse” due to vast knowledge explosion, It is every important place where the most current information could be found in Journals, magazines, newspapers, and other serial publications which are related to engineering and allied sciences and reader more often get current information from periodicals rather than books. Section located on the first floor of reference building of Engr. Abul Kalam Library with a huge capacity of sitting space for users.
Journals & Magazines
There is growing demand in the areas of newspaper, journals and magazines in research. In response to this library has subscribed numerous current titles of print material (mostly) and electronics form both local and international journals/ magazines yearly according to need and demand of faculty and researchers. Periodical section holds approximately 725 scientific and academic journals title from the leading publishing houses particularly focusing on engineering subjects along with these scholarly research journals library has popular magazines for the recreational purpose, e.g. Akhbar-e-jahan, Mag magazine etc. the bibliographic information of articles of journals can be access through library OPAC.
Eight (08) daily newspapers are subscribed in Urdu, English and Sindhi languages.
The open shelf system is used in this section. After every three year Back issues are bound and arranged department wise on the shelves in stack area. Current issues are properly arranged on display racks. Magazines, Journals, and newspapers are for use in the library and cannot be checked out, but photocopier is available on the ground floor for users and this service is available on a very nominal charges.