Library

BIT – LIBRARY:

“Library Orientation Programme 2019-20”

               BIT Library FDP- Report

About the Library

The BIT Library came in to existence in the year 1979 and collective support the Teaching, Research & extension programme of the institute. The central library houses a total collection of over 83605 documents and 19750 titles covering the principal field of interest.

The emerging, comprising of books, Print journals, E- Journals, Magazines, Standards, CD’s, Project reports etc. The operation of the library is computerized using Libsoft 9.8.0 version and also provides web based access to Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) of the library.

Vision

To incorporate the latest technology and adopt user friendly approach towards students and faculty to enriching their knowledge.

Mission

• To provide a comprehensive collection of document’s and e- resources useful for students and faculty

• To create conducive environment for acquisition of knowledge

Library Services

 

 

Library Working Hours & Hours:

Monday to Friday

Saturday

1

Reference Section

8.30AM to 8.30PM

8.30AM to 5PM

2

Issue Section

8.30AM to 4.30 PM

8.30AM to 1.30PM

3

Periodical Section

8.30AM to 4.30 PM

8.30AM to 1.30PM

4

Digital Library

8.30AM to 4.30 PM

8.30AM to 1.30PM

5

Book Bank

9AM to 4.30 PM

9AM to 2PM

6

Reading Room

9AM to 4.30 PM

9AM to 2PM

 

Membership

Category of Membership

No. of Books

Period of Loan

Students Under Graduate (BE)

02

15 days

Students Post Graduate (M.Tech/MCA/MBA)

03

15 days

Faculty Teaching

10

One Semester

Non Teaching Staff

03

30 days

Infrastructure/Facilities

The central library is housed in two separate wings of main building with a carpet area of over 1204sq mts and is located in the center of the campus. The library services and resources are mentioned below.

Ground Floor (North wing)

 

Digital Section

Online access to the e-resources subscription through VTU e-resources consortium of IEEE/IEL, Springer Link, ASCE, ASME, Federated Search Knimbus.be accessed VTU Consortium e- resources (Online Journals) provided on Remote access.

Circulation Section:

    • Stack area for books in all disciplines are shelved as per the classification number with open access
    • OPAC Services
    • Document Circulation Counter

 

 

Book Bank Section:

 

  • The facility is provided for category/disability students, students are entitled to borrow three additional books.

Ground/ First Floor (East wing)

  • Librarian Chamber
  • Periodical Section: Back volumes of Journals have been bound and arranged in subject wise for reference and Technical magazines are displayed
  • Reading Room: Newspapers and general magazines displayed in reading room
  • Reference Section : The Reference section of the library has collection of international editions of reference books, handbooks, encyclopedias, competitive books and various reference documents

 

Electronic Surveillances

  • 18 CCTV cameras are installed in the library premises as security measure

 

Referral services:

  • Students and researchers in need of diverted information have been referred to use other reputed library like IISc, NAL, CMTI, and IIMB through institutional membership

 

User awareness Programme:-

  • Library facility and orientation programme services will be conducted for the new students

 

Reprographic services/ Centralized:

  • Centralized Reprographic services available in the campus
  • Scanning/ Print , Internet, Intranet and downloading facilities are available

 

Library Collections:

Sl.No

Particulars

Category

Total Quantity

1

Books

Volumes

83605

Titles

19750

2

Periodical

Magazines

20

News Papers

11

5

Bound Volumes

National & International

2405

6

VTU Question Papers

Hard & Soft Copy

Available

7

 

VTU Consortium (e- Resources)

 


Journals

Volumes

E-Journals(International)

1681

Elsevier

304

Springer Nature

690

Taylor & Francis

536

Institution of Civil Engineers(ICE)

31

Emerald

120

E-books

Volumes

e-Books

24933

Elsevier Science Direct

436

Springer e- Books

12822

CRC net base e- Books

1000

Taylor & Francis

4950

McGraw Hill Education

505

New Age International

220

Packt

5000

Technology Platform

Knimbus

e-Books:10,000+ & e-Journals:5700+

Turnitin*

Plagiarism Check

NetAnalytiks

Sententia(Writing Grammar Tool)

E-Resources Portal:


VTU E – Resources Consortium Subscription (Journals)
URL Address

Publisher

Portal Address

Elsevier Science Direct


http://www.sciencedirect.com/

Springer link


http://link.springer.com/

Taylor & Francis


http://www.trandfonline.com/

Institution of Civil Engineers(ICE)


http://www.ice.org.uk/

Emerald


http://www.emeraldinsight.com/

McGraw Hill Education


http://mcgrawhilleducation.pdn.ipublishcentral.com/

New Age International


http://digital.elib4u.com/

Packt


http://prod.packtpub.com/in/

KNIMBUS (Remote Access)


https://bit.new.knimbus.com/

Turnitin*


http://www.turnitin.com/

NetAnalytiks


http://sententia.online/

Open Access Institutional Resources

NDL (National Digital Library of India)


https://ndl.iitkgp.ac.in/

SWAYAM (Platform developed by MHRD and AICTE are available free of
cost to the learners)


https://swayam.gov.in/

NPTEL (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning)


http://nptel.ac.in/


http://119.161.98.143/localguru/

Shodhganga (Reservoir of Indian Thesis @ INFLIBNET)


http://shodhganga.inflibnet.ac.in

Useful Links to Open Access Journals

Directory of Open Access Journal

https://www.doaj.org/

Library Genius: scientific Articles


https://93.174.95.27/scimag/

Online Computer Library Center

https://www.oclc.org

World Scientific


https://www.worldscientific.com/

Indian Academy of Sciences


https://www.ias.ac.in/

 

SWAYAM is the digital platform for distance learning where distinguished faculties offer best quality content for students from school till post-graduation.

NPTEL is a joint initiative from IITs and IISc to offer online courses and certification in various topics.

 

Library Staff Information:

Sl.no

Name

Designation, Responsibility

1

Smt.Prabha. GN

Librarian, Head of the Library

2

Sri. Eswarappa.N

Asst. Librarian

3

Smt. Shivananjamma. HK

Asst. Librarian

4

Sri.Sadananda YA

Asst. Librarian

5

Smt. Lakshmamma.C

Asst. Librarian

6

Smt.Nagarathnamma.AM

Asst. Librarian

7

Sri. Laxmish Gowda HN

SDC/Comp. Operator

8

Sri. Raghu.MS

Library Assistant

9

Sri.Dayananda.NC

Library Assistant

10

Sri.Dileep Kumar.SD

Library Assistant

11

Sri. Chethan.J

Attender

12

Smt.Hemavathi.CE

Attender

13

Sri.Manjunatha.T

Helper

 

Contact us: Librarian,

Library and Information Center,
Bangalore Institute of Technology,
KR Road, Bangalore – 4
e-mail: bitlibrary79@rediffmail.com