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Library Staff
Md. Akkas Uddin Pathan
Contact: +8801711280824, +8801714087433
Email: librarian@kuet.ac.bd

Md. Mahbubur Rahman
Assistant Librarian
Contact: +8801715204733
Email: totul_ru@yahoo.com

Md. Abdul Baten
Contact: 041769468-75, Ext-133
Email: baten@library.kuet.ac.bd

Salma Sultana
Contact: 88041811700
Email: salma.kuet@gmail.com

Md. Rasedul Islam
Contact: +8801750835646
Email: rased6400@library.kuet.ac.bd

Momena Khatun
Head Assistant
Email: abc@xyz.com

Md. Mostafijur Rahman
Head Assistant
Email: Mostafij1972@Gmail.com

Md. Mahmud Ali
Head Assistant
Email: mahmud@yahoo.com

Md. Abdur Rahim Shaikh
Senior Library Assistant
Contact: 8801714087206
Email: arahimsk76@gmail.com

Md. Baizid Hossain Mollah
Data Processor
Email: baizid86@gmail.com

Abdul Hannan
Data Processor
Contact: 01912826360
Email: hannankuet2012@gmail.com

Md. Afsar Ali
Messenger Peon
Contact: 01717669479
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Md. Nur Hossain
Library Assistant
Contact: 01718406088
Email: mdnurhossain1962@gmail.com

Amjad Hossain
Email: amjadkuet@gmail.com

Sarder Abdus Satter
Book Sorter
Contact: 01925059289
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Deepti Mallick
Book Sorter
Contact: 01920434907
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Nakib Ahmed Asim
Library Attendent
Contact: 01711445252
Email: nakibad@gmail.com

Md. Ripon Khan
Lab Attendent
Contact: 01935647542
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Md. Surujjaman Hanif
Library Attendent/Gateman
Contact: 01921923688
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Abdul Mannan
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Belal Hossain
Email: belalkuet@gmail.com

Shamsul Alam
Repro Grapher
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Milon Ray
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Welcome to KUET Central Library

KUET Central Library is the first automated library and pioneer among the public university libraries in Bangladesh and plays the key role to provide the knowledge-based support to its faculty members, researchers, students and all kind of institutional users of South-Western part of Bangladesh. The automation project was implemented by the help of Higher Education Quality Enhancement Project (HEQEP) under University Grants Commission of Bangladesh (UGC,B). The Central Library is running successfully through KOHA-Integrated Library System (ILS), which is anInternational Standard Open-source Library Management System. Features include issue/circulation based on barcodes as well as other useful features. The most exciting part of the automaton is the web base. Students and faculty members can use the web module for OPAC Search, study and research purposes. Users can visit the Central Library from any part of the world.


The Central Library has rich collection in the field of Science, Engineering and Technology. It is an open library system to students of KUET, which provides rich collection of books, journals, newsletter, thesis works and CDs. At present the library has more than 50,000 books, 9,475 e-books and 4,51,511 e-journals. The sitting capacity of Central Library is more than 250.

Library Mission

To provide access to information resources and services to the university communities of Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET) for teaching, learning and research purposes in the field of science, engineering and technology.

Library Vision

As a scientific store house of knowledge of intense intellectual inquiry, KUET Central Library shares with the University the aspiration to be the most dynamic learning environment in the world.

Borrowing Policy
Patrons in the following categories may borrow items from KUET CentralLibrary.
  1. Undergraduate students of the KUET shall be entitled to borrow 3 (three) volumes (books of General stack) at a time for a period of one month.
  2. Post graduate students in the Masters level of the University shall be entitled to borrow 5 (five) volumes (books of General Stack) at a time for a period of one month.
  3. Research Scholars/ Ph. D. students may be issued a maximum of 10(ten) books and one bound journal at a time for six months.
  4. A Research Assistant will enjoy facilities like an undergraduate student after getting recommendation from the project supervisor.
  5. For the project/thesis purpose each group of undergraduate students will be facilitated to borrow 3 (three) additional books for a period of 21 (twenty-one) days, which may be reissued.
Returns Renewal Holds Recall Overdue Overdue fines Lost Item
Member of Library Committee

(Arranged According to Library Rules under Section no 03 effects from 21/04/2015 to 20/04/2017)

Sl No. Name & Designation
1 Prof. Dr. Muhammed Alamgir
Khulna University of Engineering & Technology
2 Head of the Department
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
Khulna University of Engineering & Technology
3 Head of the Department
Dept. of IEM
Khulna University of Engineering & Technology
4 Head of the Department
Dept. of Leather Engineering
Khulna University of Engineering & Technology
5 Head of the Department
Dept. of Mathematics
Khulna University of Engineering & Technology
6 Prof. Dr. K.M. Azharul Hasan
Dept. of CSE
Khulna University of Engineering & Technology
7 Prof. Dr. Kazi Sazzad Hossain
Dept. of Civil Engineering
Khulna University of Engineering & Technology
8 Prof. Dr. Md. Monirul Islam
Department of Agrotechnology
Khulna University
External Member
9 Mr. Md. Akkas Uddin Pathan
Khulna University of Engineering & Technology
Member Secretary
Location of Library
Central Library is located on the Second and Third floors of the A Block at the New Academic Complex, which is situated near the sculpture 'Durbar Bangla'.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Related to OPAC

How to search by Relevance?
This option allows you to specify the order in which you want the books to be listed. The options available are: popularity of the book, the name of the author, title of the book, call number, and dates (publication, acquisition).

How can I browse the physical shelf online?
First you must search for a book of the desired subject area, from the results click on the book closest to your choice. You will be taken to another page, when you get there under call number click on browse shelf. Use to arrows to go left or right.

Can I view the contents of the book online?
You can view electronic contents for a book if it's available. To see if there is any electronic material such as the book's content or a summary of the book search for a book then click on the book's title you will be taken to the book information page. On that page just above the book's title check for electronic materials, if it's there then click the link to view the electronic information.

How to add tags and how can I use them?
First search for a book, Above the holdings tab there's a link call "Add". Click on Add.

What is Add to Cart?
Add to Cart is a temporary storage area for your searches after log out all your stored data will be lost, however you can email or print the items in your cart. To use Add to Cart search for any book of your choice then click Add to Cart at the bottom of the book result.

What are Lists and how can I create them?
A List is a personal online bookshelf. This feature is good feature for lectures e.g. students can use lecture's book list for a particular course.

What is the difference between Private and Public Lists?
Both Private and Public lists can be viewed by anyone however the Public List can be modified by anyone where as the Private List can only be modified by the creator of the List.

What to do if I cannot find a very important book? Purchase Suggestions
If you cannot find known important book(s) in your subject area, then you can make a purchase suggestion. To access this feature click on Tag Cloud on the horizontal bar, scroll down and on the left of the page click my purchase suggestions. To add a new suggestion click new purchase suggestion at the top of the page, enter as much information as possible about the book, then submit your Purchase Suggestion.

General Rules
    1. Before entering the library the readers shall handover their personal books, sticks, umbrellas, parcels, opened or closed bags, attaches, portfolios, brief cases, newspapers and loose garments etc. to the Library Attendant at the checking counter against numbered tokens.
    2. Deposited materials will have to be collected from the checking counter on returning respective tokens at least before 15 minutes of the closing of the Library on the same day.
    3. Gate pass for checked out library materials shall have to be deposited to the Library Attendant at the gate while leaving the library. Library staff may check the readers thoroughly within the library or at the gate, if required.
    4. No one will be permitted to enter the library with fire producing materials.
    5. Books issued for study in the respective reading room shall not be removed elsewhere without specific written permission.
  1. Students will be allowed to the Stack on production of Identity Cards. Teachers, officers and research scholars are also allowed to the stack by introducing themselves.
  2. Reading room facilities shall be allowed to students after submission of identity cards.
  3. If any reader walks out of the Library with any Library property, the Librarian will report to the Vice-Chancellor for necessary action.
  4. Loud voice, eating, drinking, smoking in the Library are prohibited.
  5. All library users are required to maintain a quiet and pleasant atmosphere in the library and cooperate with library administration abiding by Library rules. Library privileges may be denied to persons who behave otherwise.
    1. Encyclopedias, dictionaries and other reference materials shall not, as a rule, be loaned out of the library but these may be consulted in the library.
    2. Reserved books shall not be lent out.
  6. Borrowers and readers are expected to check defects in any books issued to them and immediately call the attention of the library official on duty. Borrower shall be held responsible for any damage detected at the time of return and he shall be required to make good the loss.
  7. In case a volume or any other library material is mutilated or disfigured while on loan, the borrower shall be held responsible and in such cases, he/she shall be required to make good the loss and may be debarred from borrowing any further books from the Library.
  8. Periodicals or books, not sufficiently protected by binding shall not be issued from the Library except with the expressed permission of the Librarian. He may also refuse to lend out books which are urgently required by the teachers and students in the persuasion of academic work and/or research. These shall not be re-issued.
  9. No one shall be entitled to borrow books in more than one capacity.
  10. The Librarian may refuse to lend out books except to the borrower in person.
  11. Borrowing privileges shall be withdrawn from members until overdue volumes are returned and fines paid by them.
  12. For the publishing of the final result of any academic program the students must submit their library clearance to the controller of Examination.
  13. Audio-visual support of the library will be provided to the users deemed necessary to the Librarian or his authorized officer.
  14. Breaches of library discipline other than those covered in these rules shall be dealt with by the Vice-Chancellor on written report from the Librarian. If necessary, such matters may also be processed through emergency meeting of the Library Committee.
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