LIBRARY CATALOGUE (OPAC):
The library offers computerized catalogue search services through the online public access catalogue (OPAC). The bibliographic record has the data of more than 51,000 books available in the Library. Sufficient numbers of PCs are placed in the user area for the library users to access the OPAC. In this form we can search the library item by filling the required fields. Such as: Item type, Subject, Title, Author, Member name etc. and click the ‘ Search ‘ the searched information will appear on the screen in a tabular form, with full details regarding the items.
BOOK BANK FACILITY:
Library has a Book Bank facility, which is very much helpful in fulfilling student’s requirement for the prescribed books on semester basis.
We have separate reference section with the seating capacity of 150 users at a time. Library staff is also available in the reference section to suggest sources of information and to assist in locating the required material. One to two copies of each title is kept in reference section for the reference purpose.
MOTIVATIONAL BOOKS SECTION:
The Library provides a separate section for motivational, inspirational books and even auto/biographies of great personalities. Even Books on various varied topics like Travel, Wild Life, Yoga are also available.
DIGITAL LIBRARY (AUDIO-VISUAL FACILITY / MULTIMEDIA FACILITY):
The Central Library provides audio-visual and multimedia facility to its users. In reference section, especially meant for accessing Reference Database, Cd’s with books, Cd’s with magazines, IIT Lecture cd’s are available for all. A rich collection of Cd’s, Audio-Video cassettes, etc. is arranged subject wise which can be found very easily. List of all materials is available on Library website as well as reference section.
E-RESOURCES / INTERNET ACCESS FACILITY:
The Library extends its services to provide the WI-FI access for Internet and e- resources (Free or Subscribed).
Library has subscribed a good number of journals in the field of science, engineering, technology, management and humanities etc.
(FOR ALL LIBRARY USERS): In reference section we have provided reprographic service for all our users. Photocopies of available literature are provided for academic use. The photocopying and printing charges are Rs. 1.00 per copy for A4 pages & Rs. 2.00 for A3 pages
(FOR FACULTY & STAFF MEMBERS): Library has created a new reprographic section in which we have provided scanner, reprographic machine, digital cyclostyle machine (RISO KS-800) & printing services for faculty & staff Members. All these services provided free of cost.
OLD QUESTION PAPERS BANK:
ABESIT Library has Question Paper Bank having old question papers (Soft & Hard copy) of B. Tech, MCA, & MBA courses for the reference. These can also be accessed through our Intranet server.
List of books added every month in the library is circulated to all faculty members through email and as far as students are concerned list of new arrivals is displayed on library notice board & website on regular basis.
HELPING STUDENTS IN THEIR ACADEMIC PURSUITS:
As per course curriculum students need to work upon few projects as partial fulfillment of the course. Library staff is helping them by providing them needed assistance on information searching.
CURRENT AWARENESS SERVICE (CAS):
To update our users, library displays a list of Current addition i.e. books, periodicals, newspapers & magazines etc. Library also provides the newspaper clippings service keeping in mind the interest and demand of users. Some useful folders, as mentioned below, have been prepared and updated by the team regularly, which contain all the necessary information regarding important topics.
Following folders are available in the Library with easy access:
SPORTS / GAMES / YOGA
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
G.K. / CURRENT AFFAIRS/OPEN SAPCE
COMPUTER SCIENCE/ INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
GENERAL / MISCELLANEOUS
PERSONALITY / SPIRITUAL DEVELOPMENT
POWERFUL QUOTES FROM GREAT MEN
GREEN EARTH / ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT
HUMAN VALUES & PROFESSIONAL ETHICS
These folders have relevant / important clips from Newspapers and other sources.
SELECTIVE DISSEMINATION OF INFORMATION (SDI):
Services regularly alert users to new information on their chosen topics. The library circulates content pages of current issues of periodical to the academic staff to promote the use of the periodicals. New accessions are displayed in the notice board of the library. Availability is acknowledged through E-mails. Lists of books & table of contents are also provided to the users on request. Library keeps the users aware of e-journals, Databases and other e- resources to promote the use.
PROPERTY COUNTER / BELONGINGS SHELVES:
Library has a property counter at the ground lower floor of the library to keep the users their restricted material in the shelves.
Time to time we organize various events such as books exhibition, celebrated Dr.S.R. Ranganathan birthday (Father of library science), demo lectures etc.
Working Days: Monday to Saturday
Circulation Hours: 9.15 a.m. to 2.00 p.m.
Lunch Break: 2.00 p.m. to 2.30 p.m.
Circulation Hours: 2.30 p.m. to 4.45 p.m.
*Reference Section: 8.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m. (Without any break)
Users Assistance All members of the library team are available for any assistance you may need in using the library resources, facilities and services. You are also welcome to offer your suggestions about the same.