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LIBRARY

Justice K S Hegde

  • The NMAMIT Central Library is housed in the main wing of the college academic building and is kept open from 8.00 AM to 11.00 PM.
  • The total area of the library is 31000sft and accommodates 750 students at a time.
  • The library is fully automated using ‘KOHA’ , a web enabled open source library automation software.
  • Barcode system is followed for transaction of books and other documents.
  • There are six professional, three technical and nine semi professional staff working in different shifts, to assist more than 4800 user members.
  • The library has a collection of 83703 volumes of text and reference books (as on 7-1-2019).
  • The institute library has also developed a fully fledged Digital Library by installing 25 multimedia computer systems on LAN.
  • The library subscribes to 242 national land international periodicals pertaining to core engineering disciplines, in hard copies.
  • The digital library subscribes to millions number of electronic online/offline study resources by paying annual membership to VTU consortia, National Digital Library, DELNET, NPTEL etc.,
  • A well furnished Audio/Visual centre provides all sorts of self study digital sources. The e-resources can be accessed across the Wi-Fi campus.
  • Important international professional societies involved in providing scholarly online journals are ASME, ASCE, IEEE, Elsevier Science Direct, Springer, Taylor and Francis, Proquest, Knimbus, Kopykitab E-Books preparation platform (Gate & etc.,) and Sententia- an assistive tool for formal writing (NetAnalytiks).
  • The biggest Asian library network- ‘DELNET’, having a membership of 6360 technical libraries(Indian 6336+24 abroad) provides millions of information resources and study materials to its member institutions. In this platform hard copies of books, journal articles and other documents are exchanged among member libraries on inter-library-loan service.
  • There is an archive of NPTEL sponsored video lectures.
  • The library spends more than Rs.35.00 lakhs annually on learning resources only in digital form.
  • NMAMIT Library has conducted 8 National level Workshops/ Seminars/Conferences and one International conference to the benefit of library professionals.
  • For the best utilization of its available resources, the library has introduced some best practices like Library Awareness Quiz, ‘Library Week’ celebrations, New year celebration, initiation of an annual award namely, ‘best out going library user’, conduction of periodical Book exhibitions, a student front ‘Library and Literary Club’, which organizes various literary competitions to inculcate regular reading and writing practice among the student community.
  • The library has user- friendly book-bank facility both for SC/ST and general category students.
  • Reprographic facility, Audio/Visual section, Literature books library, Video lectures of institute faculties are the special attraction.
  • There is separate collection Institutional Repository that includes Institutional conference proceedings, research bulletins, student project reports, thesis, technical reports, annual college magazines, college calendar and question banks etc.,