Library & Information Centre

The BNMIT Library & Information Centre is presently housed in the Auditorium Building with an adequate space to house the Circulation & Digital Library Section in Ground Floor and Reference & Technical Journals Section in 3rd Floor with  seating capacity of 250 members at a time. The Central Library that includes MBA Department Library which is housed in 1st Floor has total document collections of over 57,351 Volumes (Includes Main Library 41,246, Dept. Libraries 2600 and 13505 E-books) of reference and textbooks with 11,532 distinct titles. The Library & Information Centre subscribes to over 109 print Journals covering of all branches of Engineering and Management programme in addition to various e-Resource content through VTU Consortium, Belagavi. Besides this, it has over 896 bound volumes, 2455 learning CD-ROMS, several Data Books, Project Reports,etc.,

The completely automated Library Management System has made it easy to all its activities through Bar-Code interface with an OPAC facility. The Digital Signature Pad is the unique one in its Circulation Section to obtain signature for every documents that are being issued to its members. All the documents have been classified as per AACR II of Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) and systematically shelved on Open Access.

The modern Library & Information Centre provides uncompromising information and intellectual requirements to its students and faculty members with a user friendly approach. It offers a fully integrated and dynamic environment for conducting academic study. Multiple copies ensure that resources are easily available in Reference Section and Circulation Section as well.  The Digital Library is set up by using open source Dspace Software to access the Institutional Repositories like e-books, e-journals, faculty publications, etc, by the students and staff members. Also, NPTEL (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning) facility is provided across the campus through the institute local network for unlimited access to Video Lecture and Web courses of eminent faculties from IISc and IIT’s in Engineering and Science subjects. In addition to this students and faculty members can access its peer contents directly from NPTEL website.

The Library & Information Centre has the IIM Library Membership enabling MBA students and faculty members for refer to the other member libraries for additional information for their research/projects.

To cater to the wide range of information services to the users, BNMIT Library & Information Centre has well qualified, rich experienced and trained competent staff comprising 6 Professional staff members to serve the students community and faculty members.

Faculty Members

Sl. No.

Name of the Staff



Dr. R.M. Putta Swamy, M.L.I.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., MISTE.

Chief Librarian


Sri. P.S. Manjunatha, M.L.I.Sc., M.Phil., K-SET

Librarian – MBA Dept.

Supporting Staff


Mrs. Jyothi, M.L.I.Sc.

Assistant Librarian


Sri. M.C. Basavaraju, M.L.I.Sc.

Library Assistant


Sri. G. S. Ramesh, M.L.I.Sc.

Library Assistant


Mrs. H.S. Prathibha, B L I Sc. B.Ed

Library Assistant


Reference SectionMonday to Friday: 08-00 am. to 08-00 pm

Saturday: 08.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m

Circulation SectionMonday to Friday: 08-00 am. to 05-30 pm.

Saturday: 08.00 a.m to 2.30 p.m.

Access to E-Resources please click the following link that directs you to the Publishers homepage:

NPTEL Video Lecture Content:

National Digital Library of India (NDL):

Institutional Repository:

Link to Open Access Journals: