Dear Graduates, Class of 2020, The 9th Graduation day ceremony will be held on Tuesday, 6th September, 2022 at 11.30 AM in the PDA Auditorium, SAC Building of the campus . Happy to inform you that Padma Shri Mr. A. S. Kiran Kumar, Ex Chairman, ISRO will be the chief guest on the occasion. Last date for registration has extended upto 4th September 2022.

Dr. Mallikarjun Waddankeri

M.Lib, Ph.D

Chief Librarian.

Vision

Serve as One Stop Point for Engineering and allied information access and provide the best possible information services to the user community.

Mission

  • To Develop and acquire need based engineering and allied Information sources both print and non-print to cater to the academic and research pursuit of users.
  • To Develop user-centered culture in designing and developing information services.
  • To Integrate latest Technology in Library activities and services to enhance the efficiency of information services and usability.
  • To Develop User Instructional Programmes to extend information literacy competencies and life-long learning skills.
  • To Leadership and Marketing of information services to attract the users
  • To Adopting evaluative tools at regular intervals for improving the efficiency of user services.

About

The central Library is a information hub of academic community and a centre of unbridled intellectual inquiry excellent library facilities to cater to the needs of Curriculum, research, consulting and general reading. The building is spacious with large reading halls. Digital library established to support CD/DVD resources and e-books. It has access to online journals through VTU e-Consortium and the publishers e-resources can be accessed and downloaded i.e. IEL Online, ASCE, ASME, Springer link, Elsevier Science Direct, Taylor and Francis, ProQuest Engg. and Technology, Kopykitab E-books and Sententia: an assistive tool for formal writing and active member of DELNET.

Focus

The mission of the central library is to provide information service and access to bibliographic in order to support the institute march towards its vision. It strives to provide information to faculty and students so as to meet their expectations. It has barcode reading facility and well equipped with modem facilities such as Micro Film Reader, Audio Visual Video Cassettes. A separate facility for access of E-Journals is also available in the library. Under VTU e-consortia, the faculty and students are able to access about 10000 online journals. Through DELNET the students can access the Library facilities of many reputed organizations,it has 85000 collections of books. The new library building is built with funds provided under TEQIP and modernized Digital Library equipped with high-speed internet and computers to access e-resources. It is completely automated and has the right environment for the students to read and gain information.

Infrastructure

Central library is spread out in 1858 sq. mitres housed in a 3 storied building and this library has nice ambient and aesthetic surrounding. It strives to provide information to faculty and students so as to meet their expectations. It is completely automated using EasyLib software and has the right environment for the students to read and gain Information using barcode technology. A separate facility for access of E-Journals is also available in the library. Under VTU Consortia, the faculty and students are able to access about 10,000+ online journals. Through DELNET the students can access the Library facilities of many reputed organizations. Dedicated Digital Library comprising of 40 computers facilitate access to e-resources and to promote its usage, regular user training programmes are conducted to the users.