Library & Information Centre

Sri. N. Raghunath Rao Maanay Library & Information Centre is presently housed in the Auditorium Building with an adequate space to house the Circulation & Digital Library Section in Ground Floor, Reference & Technical Journals Section in 3rd Floor and PG Library in 1st Floor with a total seating capacity of 200 members at a time. The total collection of the Library is over 59,298 Volumes (Includes UG Library & PG Library 43,108, Dept. Libraries 2600 and 13590 E-books) of reference and textbooks with 11,690 titles. The Library & Information Centre subscribes to over 105 print Journals covering of all branches of Engineering and Management programme in addition to various e-Resource databases 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-B 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 highly qualified, rich experienced and trained competent staff comprising 8 Professional staff members to serve the students community and faculty members.

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:

Professional Staff Members

U G Library

Sl. No.

Name of the Staff



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

Chief 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, M.L.I.Sc.

Library Assistant


Mrs. M. Leelavathi

Library Attender


Sri. M.G. Krishnakumar

Library Attender

P G Library (MBA & M.Tech.)


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

Librarian – MBA Dept.


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

Assistant Librarian




Monday – Friday 08:00 a.m. to 5.30 p.m Monday – Friday 08:00 a.m. to 5.30 p.m
Saturday 08:00 a.m. to 2.30 p.m Saturday 08:00 a.m. to 2.30 p.m