Library

BIT – LIBRARY:

“One day Faculty Development Programme-FDP on Internet Based Information Sources and Services for Excellence in Academics”

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 82992documents and 19572 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/ First Floor

  • Newspaper and Magazine Section
  • Librarian Office
  • Reference Section and Reading area
  • Journal Section/Current Periodical Display
  • Bound Volumes of Journal

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.

Ground Floor-(North Wing)

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 (South 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

    82992

    Titles

    19572

    2

    Periodical

    Magazines

    20

    News Papers

    11

    3

    CD’s

    CD,s

    4500

    4

    Project Reports

    Engg. Subjects

    1300

    5

    Bound Volumes

    National & International

    2405

    6

    VTU Question Papers

    Hard & Soft Copy

    Available

    7

    VTU Consortium (e- Resources)


    Total e- Journals (International + National)

    20461
    =

    ( 20365 + 96 )

    Total e – Books

    13822

    IEEE- IEL

    273

    ASCE

    35

    ASME

    32

    Springer e- Journals

    690

    Taylor & Francis

    535

    Proquest Engg. & Tech.

    3900

    Proquest Management

    2900

    Knimbus Digital Library

    12K+

    CRC netbase e- Books

    1000

    Springer e- Books

    12822

    E-Resources Portal:


    VTU E – Resources Consortium Subscription (Journals)
    URL Address

    Publisher

    Portal Address

    IEEE


    http://ieeexplore.ieee.org

    ASCE


    http://ascelibrary.org/

    ASME


    https://asmedigitalcollection.asme.org/

    Springer link:


    http://link.springer.com/


    Taylor & Francis


    http://www.tandfonline.com/

    Pro Quest Engg


    http://search.proquest.com/

    Pro Quest Mgt.


    http://search.proquest.com/


    KNIMBUS Digital Library /


    Remote Access


    bitb.new.knimbus.com

    KopyKitab :


    https://www.kopykitab.com/


    http://vtulibrary.kopykitab.com/

    Net Analytiks/Sententia :


    https://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/

    VTU Content (VTU E-Content)


    Nptel.vtu.ac.in/econtent

    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