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BGS Institute of Technology

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Library

BGSIT Library is an Outstanding Knowledge dissemination center to develop competent professionals for the benefit of mankind.

Vission & Mission

    • To provide state - of – the- art facilities which enable to ensure best teaching/ learning and research activities.
    • To develop, organize and maintain a collection of libraryresources.
    • To adopt innovative technologies to support the sharing of knowledge for users community.
Library and Information Center

The BGSIT Library & Information Center is an important learning resource center with open access system encouraging the user to browse freely in the stock area. The library is housed in a spacious block. Presently library has 41,839volumes of books and periodicals/magazines. The library comprises of reference section, periodical section, stock area, digital library with internet facility. Library also has collection of newspapers; journals back volumes, competitive exam books, GATE question papers and University question papers and syllabus of all the branches. The basic infrastructure, working duration, internet availability and membership details of Library& Information Centeris presented in the following Table

Details of Library and Information Centre Facility

Number of Volumes

41,839

Number of Titles

16665

Carpet Area of library (in m2)

625 Sq M

Number of Seats in reading space

150

Reading Space (in m2)

200 Sq M

Number of Users (Issue Book) per day

250

Timings: Working day

8 : 30AM to 5:30PM

Timings: Weekend

9AM to 1;30PM

Reference Section
(During Internal & External Examinations)

8:30am to 8:30pm

Timings: Vacation

9AM to 5PM

Number of Library Staff

4

Name of Library Automation Software

NewGenLib

Computerization for search, indexing, issue/return records

Yes

Bar Coding Used

Yes

Library Services on Internet/Intranet

Yes

Availability over Internet/Intranet

Yes

Number of users per day.

Average 150

VTU Consortium/DELNET and other similar membership

  • DELNET
  • VTU Consortium
  • NDLI
  • Institute of Engineers India

 

The Library& Information Center of BGSIT facility has obtained no deficiency report from the VTU Local Inquiry Committee (LIC) for all the assessed years. To enhance the efficiency of library operations, the center is automated with NewGenLib software to provide speed service to the library users.

Quality of learning resources

Relevance of availability learning resources including e-Resources

The Institution has taken up membership from Visvesvaraya Technological University consortium for enabling utilization of e-resources. The VTU Consortium acts as a single-window service for Technical Institutions with their diverse research and academic interests. These e-resources can be accessed through IP based in the campus through web addresses. The various e-resources that can be accessed by the faculty and student members are presented in section.

Accessibility to students

Library& Information Center has an intranet OPAC facility for users to search the required content through the OPAC, computer and internet facility is provided in Library& Information Center where students can access different types of learning resources. Library has adopted open access system for stockholders to browse freely the books, e-books/e-journals through Wi-Fi facility across the library. The learning resource center is kept open from 9am to 5pm (8 hours a day) for usage, it will be extended basis on request of the users.

Support to students for self-learning activities

Digital Library: The Institution has set up Tech Focus Digital Library with 25 computers havingadequate internet connectivity for navigating. The objective of this facility is to support self-learning activities. Institution has purchased local guru system for managing NPTEL videos. System covers more than 20,000videos of different streams in engineering. These videos serve as a supplement to classroom teaching and learning activities. One can access the videos in the entire campus without internet, in addition e- resources from VTU consortium. Swayam, MOOC, NDL (National Digital Library), DELNET (Developing Library Network), INFLIBNET (Information and Library Network Centre), IEI (Institute of Engineers) and others open access portals. BGSIT Digital Library having major databases as listed below.

Internet

The Institution has enabled adequate internet facility to support the operations. The details of internet provider and the specifications are provided in the following

Details of Internet availability


1

Name of the Internet Provider

E- Digital Infrastructure Private Ltd.

2

Availability of Bandwidth

500 Mbps

3

Wi-Fi availability

Yes

4

Internet access in Labs, Classrooms,

Yes

 

Library and offices of all

 

Departments

5

Security arrangements

Fire walls

Library Service’s:
Text books:

Text books are most reliable source of information to the Faculty and the Students of B G S Institute of Technology especially for course/syllabus related reading. The section has approximately 20500 syllabus related text books. The books for this section are purchased generally on the recommendation from different faculty members through the concerned Head of the Department. The timings for issuing the books from the Text Book Section are from 9 PM to 5 PM during Monday to Friday. The books of this section may be returned back during 9 AM to 5 PM only. A total no. 3 of books are issued from the section at a time.

Reference:

Readers may approach the Reference and Membership Desk for information or any assistance in the use of the Library Collections and Services. Users may contact Computer Applications Division for the computerized services, CD ROM Based Search Services and Web-based electronic journals. For special information requirements, users may also reach incharges of Readers Services/Serials Division or the Librarian.

Periodical:
A good number of journals and magazines both technical and general in nature are subscribed to library. Latest issues will be displayed as and when received.

Bibliographic:
The library has prepared a list of Reference Books for the benefit of user community. Booklet containing the details of all reference oriented documents will publish.

CD-ROM:
The CD-ROMs received along with books/journals/conferences are available in the Reference Section and the facility can be availed from 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. on all working days.

Inter-Library Loan (ILL):
The books of our library will be sent to various our institute libraries on Inter Library Loan as per the request from our institute Libraries. The library also used to get some books Inter Library Loan basis from other our institute libraries as request by our users.
Photostat copy:
The Library has entrusted the responsibility of extending Xerox facility inside the Library. The Library document will be xeroxed within the Library for the benefit of the users.
Newspaper clippings:
Important and relevant information published in dailies will be displayed on library notice board regularly and the same will be updated once in a month on library website.
Question bank:
Previous years VTU Question papers are arranged subject wise in multiple copies and will be provided to users to take photocopies on request. The soft copy of question papers are available on library website which is downloadable.
Plagiarism Check:
Users are requested to note the following guidelines frame to avail plagiarism check services the library is using “TURNITIN” plagiarism checker software to get the percentage of similar contents already published in various online information sources. While submitting the soft copy of the documents for check with plagiarism prevention software.
Library Automation:
Now-a-days Library Automations are considered as a powerful tool for any type of library to make its services very easy and relatively reliable to access the resources. The Library Automation of different kinds with powerful features are available in the market; which can also be used in academic library in order to promote library activities and services for the benefit of academic fraternity and research output. We done Automations successfully with help of Koha in B G S Institute of Technolgy. http://103.42.87.12:8000/index.html


Web OPAC:

Online Public Access Catalouge: OPAC contains over 31,000 bibliographic records, with more records being added on a daily basis. It is one of the most widely used databases of the library and is accessible 24×7 via library web page. Besides listing all the documents available in the library, it allows on-line renewal and reservation, circulation, fine collection, and indicates status of a particular book. The OPAC is searchable & allows users searching by any combination of author, title, subject/keywords, accession number, subject and several other fields of methods.
URL:http://103.42.87.12:8001/

E-Resources (e-Books):

 E-Databases:

S/N

Name of the e-databases

URL’s

1

Elsevier

www.sciencedirect.com

2

Springer Nature

https://link.springer.com/

3

Taylor & Francis

https://www.tandfonline.com/

4

Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)

https://www.ice.org.uk/

5

Emerald

https://www.emeraldinsight.com/

6

Taylor & Francis

https://www.tandfonline.com/

7

McGraw Hill Education

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

8

New Age International

http://www.newagepublishers.com/servlet/nahome

9

Packt

https://prod.packtpub.com/in/

10

Knimbus

https://new.knimbus.com

11

Turnitin     

https://www.turnitin.com/

12

NetAnalytiks        

https://sententia.online/

Audio Visual Resources:

The Library has sound films/video and audio cassettes on engineering and related subject available. Only faculty and student may borrow.

Techfocuz Digital Library B G S Institute of Technology

Welcome to Techfocuz Digital Library B G S Institute of Technology online institutional repository, Store, Manage, Retrieve and Preserve all types of digital information available in the form of:

  • • Data CDs /DVDs
  • • Interactive CDs/DVDs
  • • E-journals, E-books
  • • Archives of digital information
  • • Archives of Digitized information
  • • Manuscripts/ Rare Documents
  • • Rare Collections of Library
  • • Digital Photo Archives
  • • Academic Project/Faculty Publication/ Question Papers/Seminar/Thesis/Dissertations digital Reports
  • • No specific technical manpower needed to operate and maintain the installation

http://172.22.2.77:8080/DLClient6/browse/browseCategory/

Print Collections:
Department Wise Titles and Volumes

S/N

DEPARTMENTS

TITLES (In No)

TOTAL No. OF
VOL (in No)

National Journals (in No

                 Under Graduation (UG)

 

1

Civil Engineering

530

2909

6

2

Mechanical Engineering

736

3713

6

3

Electronic and Communication Engineering

1001

6885

12

4

Computer Science and Engineering

859

5308

12

5

Information Science and Engineering

597

2950

6

                Basic Sciences

 

6

Engineering Mathematics

129                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

1579

 

Engineering Physics

59

719

 

Engineering Chemistry

75

596

 

Electrical Engineering

42

706

 

                Post-Graduation (PG)

 

7

CMOS VLSI Design

102

374

3

8

Computer Science

117

257

3

9

Structural Engineering

108

206

3

10

Data Analytics

28

101

3

11

Nanotechnology

5

9

3

12

Infrastructure Engg & Management

16

70

3

13

Master of Business Administration

362

981

9

                Other Library Collections

 

14

General Books

159

1161

 

15

Donated Books

105

875

 

16

Government Books

243

1076

 

17

Bound Volumes

286

286

 

Total number of Titles and Volumes

5,566

30,761

69

E-Books Collections:

 

S/N

E-books branch wise breakup

E-Titles

1

CSE

3900

2

ISE

2581

3

ECE

336

4

CVE

1902

5

ME

1147

6

Basic Science

157

7

MBA

60

8

M Tech

1028

Total

11111

 

Contact:

Dr. K. N. Shivakumaraswamy

MLISc., M Phil.,PhD., K-SET
Librarian
Department of Library and Information Center
BGS Institute of Technology,
B G Nagara, Nagamangala(TQ),
Mandya(D), Karanataka-571448,
E-Mail – librarian@bgsit.ac.in
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