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