Poornima College of Engineering 
Central Library

FAQs on Koha Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC)


Q.  How can I access the Library Catalog?

A.  You can access new library catalog through

Q.  What is new in Library Catalog?

A.  It is a web based international standard library catalog using an open source LMS 

“KOHA”. This gives you an upgraded version of the library catalog which includes improvement in search & retrieval, link to google cover images/contents, enables print options and exports search results in different formats etc.


Q. What are the salient features of new Library catalog?

A.  Login based online services

       Get email for each library transactions.

Search and retrieve

       Search history is saved for future use.

       Your reading history is saved by default.

       Print or save in different bibliographic format.

       Sort/ Refine search results by title/author/year of publication.

       Cover image of books fetched from Google books.

       Link to google content if cover image is symbolized as corner folded.


       Make a private list of books of your interest for ready reference.

       Rate the book


Q.  How can I renew book(s)?

A.  You can renew book/s through library circulation counter only duration of RTU exams.

Q.  How do I reserve/hold book(s)?

A.  Logged in user can reserve/hold a book/s through the online catalog, please note that you can reserve a 

      book(s) only if it is checked out. The person will be intimated about the reservation as and when it 

      becomes ready.


Q.  How can I suggest book(s)?

A . You can suggest book(s) through purchase suggestion after logged in your account.

Q.  How can I search particular Accession Number/Barcode?

A.   e.g. 130596


Q.  What are the item types available in the library?

A.   PCE Library has following category of materials:

               Books                :   (For general reading available for home loan)

 Bound Volume  :   (Bound volume journals not for home loan)

               CD/DVDs         :   (Digital contents to be referred within the library)

               Reference          :   (Reference materials not for home loan)

               Text Books        :   (Text Books general reading available for home loan)


Q.  What is Summary?

A.  Summary gives information on your checkouts, reserves (hold) and overdue etc.

Q.  How do I know my overdue charges/fines?

A.  Overdue charges/fines accumulated as on date under your fines.

Q.  What can I see under personal details?

A.  Gives your detail information like address, designation, Emp.ID/Roll no, email id etc.

Q.  What is search history?

A.  Search made after login is saved by default.

Q.  How can I get my reading history?

A.  Reading history are saved by default.


Q.  My Summary details are not available.

A.  Please click you Name/Emp. ID No hyperlink on the top of the page (if logged in).

Q.  How do I change password?

A.  It can be change through change your password option by following the instructed steps.

Q. Whom I should contact, in case of any problem?

A.  Please contact any assistance on mail to : neemashukla@poornima.org

Log in to your account:


Library Timings

Days Timings
8.00 A.M. to 4.00 P.M
Circulation Hours
8.15 A.M. to 3.40 P.M.

Visitor Count web counter
© 2021 Central Library,Poornima College of Engineering, Jaipur | Direction
Poornima College of Engineering Established in Year 2000, Affiliated to RTU Approved by AICTE 
Implemented & Customized by Ravindra Mohan Poornima University