Library and Information Centre is located in an independent spacious block with an area of 1700 Sq.m. The library has about 64,897 volumes of books and 1237 bound volumes of periodicals. The centre subscribes to E – Journals through VTU Consortium.
E-journal and E-Book details
|Database Name||Website Address|
|Taylor & Francis||https://www.tandfonline.com/|
|Institution of Civil Engineers||https://www.ice.org.uk/|
|New Age International||http://www.newagepublishers.com/servlet/nahome|
|McGraw Hill Education||http://mcgrawhilleducation.pdn.ipublishcentral.com/|
Library has around 13,000 NPTEL Video lectures in all subjects and these video lectures shared through a local LAN based website.
VTU Question Papers, Syllabus, Faculty Publications and Newspaper Clippings of Sir MVIT are scanned and made available through Sir MVIT’s Institutional Repository.
The Digital Library is exclusively used for the online access of E-journals and other E-Resources.
The institute is a member of DELNET (Developing Library Network) is a major Resource Sharing Library Network in “South Asia”. It networks more than 900 libraries in India and Six other Countries and offers access to about fifty lakh records of Books, Journals, Articles, and Other Documents. DELNET also provides “Inter Library Loan” for ‘Books’ and Document Delivery Services for Journal articles to the Members-Libraries within and outside India. User can forward their request regarding ‘books on Inter Library Loan’ or the ‘photocopy of an article’ through online services.
The college also has institutional membership with libraries of
- Central Manufacturing Technology Institute –CMTI
- National Aerospace Laboratory –NAL
- British Library
The library works between 8-45 a.m. and 9-00 p.m. The Library is fully computerized for all transactions. LIBSOFT an integrated library system application software package has been implemented for the purpose. In addition, through the library web site, links have been provided to some of the Science, Engineering & Technology web sites. Books for competitive examinations like GATE, GMAT, GRE etc., are available.
The membership is open to all students and staff of the institute. Students can borrow four books at a time, four books from the Circulation Section. To encourage and motivate students, additional library cards are issued as incentive to merit students –two additional cards for students who secure first class with distinction and one card for students who secure first class).
Classification and Catalogue:
The library books are classified and catalogued according to the Dewey decimal classification [DDC] systems. All the books may not be available on the shelf as many of them might have been borrowed by other members. To see a complete list of books on a particular subject one should look at the library catalogue. Library catalogue can also be used for checking particular titles by author’s name, key-word or title. Web enabled Online Public Access Catalogue [Web OPAC] can be accessed from a terminal in the library. Library catalogue can also be searched using a common web browser from any terminal located on the Campus or members can access library catalogue through their mobile. Instructions are displayed on the system, so that users can easily locate a particular book.
SC & ST Book Bank:
A special Book Bank consisting of 2295 copies of text books is available for students belonging to socially weaker sections. Students can borrow two books from the Book Bank and keep them for the whole semester.
A separate reprographic section exists in the library with photocopying, lamination and spiral binding facilities. Students can avail photo copying facilities on nominal payment.
Audio Visual Facility:
The library has an Audio – Visual section with a TV, VCR, Public address system and Projector. With a collection of 298 educational video cassettes relating to various courses, students are encouraged to watch video programs during leisure hours.
Around 1955 CD ROM’s are available in the Digital Library. Student can access NPTEL (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning) is a joint initiative of the IITs and IISc. Through this students can view lecture video notes.
If a book required is not available for issue, members can reserve it by making an entry in library software (LIBSOFT). The availability status will be informed to the members.
This section has about 7241 volumes. The reference library is open to student and staff during the working hours of the library. The library is kept open till 9.00 pm.
Ravish P Y
B.A / B.lib
Uma Devi V B
SSLC / C.lib
Balachandra Raju M