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KNOWLEDGE CENTRE

Department of Library and Information Centre

 

BITM Library is also known as Knowledge Centre, is an Integral part of the Institution and also the life line of academic activities. The library stretches over an area of 1100.96 Sqmts with a seating capacity of about 500 members. Library has collection of 98,267 volumes of Books with 9,471 Titles on Engineering, Management and Humanities. Library subscribes to 99 print copies of Journals [85 National and 14 International], 10 online e-resources subscribed through VTU Consortium, and 13235 e-Books (Taylor & Francis and Springer). Digital library upgraded with 6 Terabyte data of VTU & NPTEL Video lectures, and PDF from VTU E-learning, Mysuru. Library is member of VTUconsortium and National Digital Library (NDL). Library has Security systems with closed Circuit Television System (CCTV).

National Digital Library India
Ministry of Human Resource Development under its National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology has initiated the National Digital Library of India (NDL). National Digital Library is a single-window access with e-learning facility to different groups of users. NDL has index contents from all the Institutional Digital Repositories (IDR) of institutions, universities and all other digital library initiatives so that all the e-contents can be searched and accessed by the users through a single window. NDL is like a ‘customized service’ provided in a 24x7 integrated environment where learners can find out the right resource with least effort and in minimum time. NDL ensures “uniform high standards” of e-content free of cost on a single platform.

NDL can be viewed at https://ndl.iitkgp.ac.in/

S.NO Course Titles Volumes
01 Computer Science Engineering 2162 22325
02 Electronics and Communication Engineering 1315 14980
03 Electrical and Electronics Engineering 759 8990
04 Mechanical Engineering 1128 15482
05 Civil Engineering 117 2793
06 Humanities & GEN 1387 16053
07 MBA 759 8256
Total 7627 88879

Library Committee

 

S.NO NAME DESIGNATION POSITION
01 Dr. V.C. Patil, Principal Chairman
02 Dr. Yadavalli Basavaraj VP / HOD-ME Member
03 Dr. R.N. Kulkarni HOD-CSE Member
04 Dr. U.Eranna HOD-ECE Member
05 Dr. B.S. Khened HOD-EEE Member
06 Dr. Mahabaleswara H HOD-CIVIL Member
07 Dr. Suresh HOD-CHEMISTRY Member
08 Dr. K.S.R. Sridhar HOD-MATHS Member
09 Dr. T. Machappa HOD- Physics Member
10 Dr. G.P. Dinesh Dean, BITM-DMS Member
11 Mr. A. Venkateshwara Asso. Prof. - CSE Co-ordinator
12 Mr. Jaffer Basha S Librarian Member

Functions:

  • To identify the suppliers.
  • To consolidate the list of books that need to be purchased and check with the existing stock to avoid any surplus purchases.
  • To get the library indents and requisitions from the respective departments.
  • To shortlist the suppliers and submitted to the management for the approval.
  • To shortlist the vendors for the e-journals, technical printed national and international journals, periodicals, etc.,
  • To carry out the stock verifications of the books.
  • To ensure the necessary discipline in the library.
  • To maintain key performer indicators such as; library usage statistics.
  • To prepare a budget and submitted to the budget committee.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Chairman – To ensure all the necessary textbooks are made available as per the university syllabus. To approve the indents. To submit the list of books to be purchased to the purchase committee.
  • Co-ordinator – To collect the indents from the department and consolidate the same, prepare a budget, address any indiscipline issues in the library, stock verification and maintain library usage statistics.
  • Members – To give the indent to the librarian and ensure the department staff to cross verify with the availability of the books.
  • Librarian – To correspond with the suppliers w.r.t. intended books.

VISION AND MISSION OF THE DEPARTMENT

Vision:

Creation of a world class engineering professionals.


Mission:

Enable and Enrich teaching, learning and research process respectively along with nurturing social awareness, ethics and human values in them to contribute for a healthy society.

Regular days      : 09:00 AM to 10:00 PM
During Vacation :  09:00 AM to 5:30 PM

  • Library follows the Open access system.
  • The Central Library encourages every user to use the Library to his/her advantage.
  • There are National Print Journals & online journals Subscribed for the year
  • The Library Comprises of Stack Area, Reference Section, Socially Weaker section, Periodical Section, Reprographic and Digital library, audio-visual & central computing Centre.
  • The Library maintains a separate reference collection consisting each one book from library collection, encyclopedias, dictionaries, directories, handbooks, atlases, etc. Reference books are marked “R”.
  • The Library has a unique scheme of Book Bank, which library provides a set of Books Prescribed by the VTU for the entire course for all students up a maximum of 10 books. Every effort is made to obtain all titles recommended by the faculty.
  • Library supports the teaching learning process by providing good books and online resources. Teaching staff members are provided with maximum of 10 Books.
  • Library is fully automated with easylib library software 4.4.2v, books are bar-coded.
  • Library membership is mandatory for Staff and Students.
  • Issue of Books for Students on Basis of Approved Students list.
  • Library supports the Students who lost eligibility, Books issue as per norms.
  • The students should take care of the library materials issued to him/her.
  • The student should maintain discipline in the library, eatables, discussion in groups & napping is not allowed.
  • The students should cooperate with the staff for the smooth functioning of the library.
  • Stealing of books or removing of pages from the books is an offense.
  • The students are not allowed to take the personal belongings inside the library. They are advised to use the Property counter at security.
  • The Librarian reserves the right to recall the issued books at any time in case of emergency.
  • All the books should be returned immediately after the theory exams.
  • Newspapers and Magazines (General and Technical) are available in Reading Room.
  • The latest journals are available in the Reference section.
  • The students have to carry their own syllabus copy.
  • Any suggestions / complaints make use of the Suggestion Box/Register available with the Library Coordinator/ Librarian.
  • Feel free to contact the Librarian for any clarification and help.
  • Use of mobile is strictly prohibited in the library.

REFERENCE SECTION

*Students should ask the reference section Librarian for the required Books and enter the same in the register and make it return when leaving the Reference Section.

* Print Journals are only for reference and will not be issued.

* While taking the Books/Journals, the Students should assure about the missing pages /damages, if any.

*Reference Books will issue for overnight with the written Permission of the Librarian.

*Previous Question Papers will not be issued outside; Photocopy of the same can be obtained from the library.

Reading Room

  • Technical / Business Management & General Magazines are available.
  • All the leading national newspapers in English/Kannada/Telugu are available

Services:

*Reprographic Services (Photocopy)

*OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue)

*OPAC by login http://172.16.3.200/EPAC/EPAC_selorg.asp

*Current Awareness Services (CAS)

* Bibliographic Services

* SC/ST Book Service

ISSUES & RETURNS

  • Books will be issued on producing valid college ID card.
  • The students who are under Book Bank Scheme will get the prescribed text books as per VTU syllabus from First semester onwards.
  • Multiple copies of the same books will not be issued.
  • The students should ask for their requirement at the issue counter only.
  • The students should check the condition of the books at the issue counter while collecting the books.
  • The students are responsible for any damage to the material borrowed by them.
  • Any damage to the books will attract a fine while returning the books to the library.
  • If the books issued are not in good condition, this should be brought to the notice of the Chief Librarian and ask for an exchange.
  • The books issued other than Book Bank scheme has to be renewed on or before the due date printed on the book due date slip.
  • Book Bank Books should be returned after Next day of concerned semester exams.
  • Members should check the due dates before leaving the issue counter.
  • No books will be issued on permission / recommend letters.
  • In case of loss of book, the borrower should replace the same with new book preferably with same edition or latest edition or they have to pay double the cost of the book, including fine (if any)
  • Issue of books is subject to availability.
  • The concerned student should be present for issuing & receiving of the books.

Overdue Fines

  • All the books will attract a fine as per the notices.
  • All the books are classified and labeled with Barcode stickers.
  • Tampering of the Book Labels will attract a fine of 10/- per label.
  • Tampering or loss of pages of the books may attract book binding cost or replacement of the book, as the case may apply.
  • The latest edition of book will only be acceptable in replacement of a lost/damaged book along with a fine of Rs.50/- as processing fee. Otherwise double the cost of the book shall be charged.
  • After the due date, the books in circulation will attract overdue fine of 5/- per book per day.

E-Resources

VTU-Consortium E-Journals

S.NO E-RESOURCES NO. OF E-RESOURCES URL
1. IEEE- IEL Online 273 Journals

6514 Conf. proc

3043 Standards

 

http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/

 

2. Taylor & Francis

(e-Journals & Books)

535 Journals http://www.taylorfrancis.com/

 

3. ASCE (e-Journals) 35 Journals  

https://ascelibrary.org/

 

 

 

4. ASME (e-Journals)

 

ASME's Transaction Journals from 1960 to the present.

ASME's Conference Proceedings from 2002 to the present.

 

http://asmedigitalcollection.asme.org/

 

5. ProQuest :

e-journals

(Engineering, management and Architecture)

3900 Journals 7800 Abstract  

http://search.proquest.com/

 

 

 

2900 Journals 10300 Abstract
6. K-Nimbus: Digital Library 12K+

OA resources: Journals + e-Books + e-Theses + Educational videos

http://www.knimbus.com/

 

7. Knimbus :

Remote Access Solutions

1. 24 X 7 seamless access 2. Admin control for librarians 3. Usage report for individual college can take 4. Secured remote access full text content http://www.knimbus.com/

 

8. Kopykitab E-Books/Test Preparation platform  Virtual Library

(GATE & etc.,)

IT-41,CS-35.ME-40, CV-22,Che-07, EC&I-40, InE-11,Auto-07, BT-19 =

Total Books =222

http://vtulibrary.kopykitab.com/

 

9. Sententia-An Assistive  Tool for formal Writing(NetAnalytiks)

 

Sententia is a SaaS-based formal writing assistant.Unlike other tools, Sententia does not focus on just correcting the grammar.

·  The goal of Sententia is to train the writer – over a period of time – in writing better formal documents. Hence, it is ideal for Learners.

·  Sententia keeps track of the progress of the writer, and provide thorough analytics on various aspects of writing.

 

 

http://sententia.online/

 

 

 

 

10. Springer

(Journals & Books)

 

680 Journals

 

http://link.springer.com/

 

 

Digital Library

  1. Online journals, databases, E-Books are subscribed on all the engineering & Management streams. Subscription is based on IP address. Student / Faculty are providing the copy of the subscription of e- journals with login details.
  1. All e-resources, database, e-books resources can be accessed, print, download from the IP address of the Institute.
  1. Training / Orientation programme on e-Resources by experts from the publishers are conducted for the benefit of users.
  1. Digital library upgraded with 6 Terabyte data of VTU & NPTEL Video lectures, and PDF from VTU E-learning, Mysuru http://10.0.150.11/econtent/  (prefered to browse in mozila firefox).
  1. National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning [NPTEL] visit http://nptel.ac.in/
  1. National Digital Library (NDL) visit https://ndl.iitkgp.ac.in/
  1. Online Public Access Catalog [OPAC] http://10.0.23.150/epac/EPAC_selorg.asp
Sl Name of the staff Qualification Designation Date of Joining
01 Mr.S.Jaffer Basha B.A. M.L.I.S. M.Phil. Librarian 01-09-2001
02 Mr. T. Veeresh B.A. M.L.I.S Asst Librarian 01-03-2019
03 Mr. Naveen Kumar N P.U.C (B.A) JODC, C.L.I.Sc. Office Asst 12-08-2010
04 Mr. Pratap Singh SSLC Attender 06-10-2003
05 Mr. Lachamappa SSLC Attender 21-11-2005
06 Mr. Ramesh Nayak SSLC Attender 01-09-2014

Library Co-ordinator Prof: Venkateshwara, A (Assoc Professor, CSE Department)

 Foreign

Sl Particulars contents website
01 E-Books Springer e-Books 12235
• Engineering 1100
• Computer Science 775
http://link.springer.com/
02 E-Books Taylor & Francis
(CRC Press e-Books)1000
• Engineering 741
• Allied Science 259
http://www.crcnetbase.com/
AICTE http://www.aicte-india.org/
Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi http://www.vtu.ac.in/
e-Learning @ VTU http://www.elearning.vtu.ac.in/
The Institution of Engineers (India) https://www.ieindia.org/index.aspx
UGC http://www.ugc.ac.in/
Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras https://www.iitm.ac.in/
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay http://www.iitb.ac.in/
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur http://www.iitkgp.ac.in/
Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi http://www.iitd.ac.in/
Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur http://www.iitk.ac.in/
Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee http://www.iitr.ac.in/
Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad http://www.iith.ac.in/
Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar http://www.iitgn.ac.in/
Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar-Rupnagar http://www.iitrpr.ac.in/
Indian Institute of Technology, Patna http://www.iitp.ac.in/
Management
Indian Institute of Management, Bangaluru http://www.iimb.ernet.in/
Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad http://www.iimahd.ernet.in/
International Management Institute, New Delhi http://www.imi.edu/
Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal http://iifm.ac.in/
MOOC
Sakshat http://www.sakshat.ac.in/
Techno Duet http://bit.ly/1qwRxpb
Masachusetts Institute of Technology http://web.mit.edu/
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU) http://www.ntu.edu.sg/Pages/home.aspx
Harvard University https://college.harvard.edu/
Lomonosov Moscow State University http://www.msu.ru/
California Institute of Technology-Caltech https://www.caltech.edu/
King Fahad University of Petroleum and Minerals http://www.kfupm.edu.sa/default.aspx
SN Name of the Laboratory Carpet area (Sq.Mt) Lab / Major Equipments
1 Computer Center & Digital Library

(Central Facilities)

147.45 80 Nos. Intel Pentium-IV Systems, 1 GB RAM, 80 GB HDD, Mouse, Key Board, Printers, AMD Athlon , 1 GB RAM with High Speed Internet Connectivity
2 English Language Lab 77.35 30 Nos. Computer Systems, DLP Projector, Printers.

SN E-RESOURCES NO. OF E-RESOURCES URL
1 IEEE- IEL Online 273 Journals
6514 Conf. proc
3043 Standards
http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/
2 Taylor & Francis
(e-Journals & Books)
535 Journals http://www.taylorfrancis.com/
3 ASCE (e-Journals) 35 Journals http://ascelibrary.org/
4 ASME (e-Journals) ASME's Transaction Journals from 1960 to the present.
ASME's Conference Proceedings from 2002 to the present.
http://asmedigitalcollection.asme.org/
5 ProQuest :
e-journals
(Engineering, management and Architecture)
3900 Journals 7800 Abstract


2900 Journals 10300 Abstract

http://search.proquest.com
6 K-Nimbus: Digital Library 12K+
OA resources: Journals + e-Books + e-Theses + Educational videos
http://www.knimbus.com/
7 Knimbus :
Remote Access Solutions
1. 24 X 7 seamless access 2. Admin control for librarians 3. Usage report for individual college can take 4. Secured remote access full text content http://www.knimbus.com/
8 Kopykitab E-Books/Test Preparation platform Virtual Library
(GATE & etc.,)
IT-41,CS-35.ME-40, CV-22,Che-07, EC&I-40, InE-11,Auto-07, BT-19 =
Total Books =222
http://vtulibrary.kopykitab.com/
9 Sententia-An Assistive Tool for formal Writing(NetAnalytiks) Sententia is a SaaS-based formal writing assistant.Unlike other tools, Sententia does not focus on just correcting the grammar. http://sententia.online/
10 Springer
(Journals & Books)
680 Journals http://link.springer.com

S.NO Course Titles Volumes
1 Computer Science Engineering 1982 22066
2 Electronics and Communication Engineering 1654 15799
3 Electrical and Electronics Engineering 1015 10327
4 Mechanical Engineering 1679 16254
5 Civil Engineering 511 5658
6 Engineering Physics 53 1005
7 Engineering Chemistry 45 1073
8 Engineering Maths 119 8631
9 Constitution of India and Engineering Ethics 9 967
10 Environmental Studies 8 588
11 General 598 4455
12 M.Tech (Digital Electronics] 134 524
13 M.Tech (SCN) 127 1205
14 M.Tech (VLSI) 109 324
15 M.Tech (MDE) 102 223
16 M.Tech (EPE) 73 283
           Total Engineering 8218 89382
17 M.B.A 1253 8885
Grand Total 9471 98267

 

E-Books

01 Taylor  & Francis Taylor & Francis=1000

Engineering-741

Allied Science-259

https://www.taylorfrancis.com/

 

 

02 Springer Springer= 12235

Engineering-1100

Computer Science-775

https://link.springer.com/

Total 13235

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