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Sri. N. Raghunath Rao Maanay Library and Information Centre

Sri. N. Raghunath Rao Maanay Library and Information Centre is presently housed in the Auditorium Building with an adequate space to run the Circulation and Digital Library Section on the Ground Floor, Reference and Technical Journal Section on the 3rd Floor and PG Library on the 1st Floor with a total seating capacity of 200 members at a time.

The total collection of the Library is over 73805 Volumes (Including UG Library and PG Library 49186 and 24619 e-Books)  of reference and textbooks with 13820 Titles. The Library and Information Centre subscribe over 64 Print Journals, covering all branches of the Engineering and Management Programme in addition to various e-Resource databases through VTU Consortium, Belagavi. Besides this, it has over 896 bound volumes, 2746 learning CD-ROMS, several Data Books and Project Reports.

The completely automated Library Management System Software has made it easy to all its activities through Bar-Code Interface with Web OPAC facility. The Digital Signature Pad is the unique one in its Circulation Section to obtain a signature on every document 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 for Open Access.

BNMIT Engineering College

The modern Library and 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, previous year question papers, news clippings, faculty publications, etc. by the students and the members of staff.

BNMIT-NDLI Club (National Digital Library of India, IIT, Kharagpur) has been set up to enable our students and faculty members to register and participate in the local and global events being conducted through NDLI Club periodically. As a member of the club, users can access a wide range of 7+ Crore online resources from its repository. https://club.ndl.iitkgp.ac.in/club-home

NPTEL (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning) facility is provided across the campus through the institute local network for unlimited access to Video lectures and Web Courses of eminent faculties from IISc and IIT are in Engineering and Science subjects. In addition to the above, the students and the faculty members can access its peer contents, directly from the NPTEL website.

The Library and Information Centre has the CMTI Library and IIM-B Library Membership enabling students and faculty members to refer to the other members of the libraries for additional information for their research/projects.

In order to cater to serve the wide range of information services to the users, BNMIT Library and Information Centre has highly qualified, richly experienced, trained and competent staff, comprising 5 Professional members of staff to serve the students community and faculty members.

List of E-Resources Subscribed through VTU Consortium, Belagavi for the Year 2022-23

Enabled via IP Address of the Institution – Access Details

Sl. No.ParticularsURL
I.          E-Journals
1Elsevier Science Directhttps://www.sciencedirect.com
2IEEE (EBSCO) POP – T3https://ieeexplore.ieee.org
3Springer Naturehttps://link.springer.com
4Taylor & Francishttps://www.tandfonline.com
5Emerald Publishinghttp://www.emeraldinsight.com
6Emerald Businesshttp://www.emeraldinsight.com
7ProQuest Architecture Siteshttp://www.proquest.com
II.       E-Books
2Springer Naturehttps://link.springer.com
3Taylor & Francishttps://www.taylorfrancis.com
4New Age Internationalhttps://digital.elib4u.com
5McGraw Hill Educationhttps://www.expresslibrary.mheducation.com
6Mint Bookshttps://bnmit.mintbook.in
1MAP Systemshttps://bnmit.mapmyaccess.com
1Net Analytiks Technologies (Lanquill Grammar Writing Tool)https://www.lanquill.com
V.       Technology Software
1Turnitin (Plagiarism Originality Online Check)https://www.turnitin.com
1Dspace (Open Access Digital Library Software)
1NPTEL Local Guruhttp://
1National Digital Library of Indiandl.iitkgp.ac.in
1National Digital Library of India Clubhttps://club.ndl.iitkgp.ac.in

Professional Members of Staff

Sl. No.Name of the StaffDesignation
1Dr. R.M. Putta Swamy, M.L.I.Sc., M. Phil., Ph. D., MISTE.Chief Librarian
2P.S. Manjunatha, M.L.I.Sc., M.Phil. K-SET.Librarian – PG Library
3M.C. Basavaraju, B.L.I.Sc., M.L.I.Sc.Library Assistant
4G. S. Ramesh, M.L.I.Sc.Library Assistant
5K. A. Satisha, B.L.I.Sc., M.L.I.Sc.Library Assistant

Supporting Staff

Sl. No.Name of the StaffDesignation
1M. Leelavathi, PUCLibrary Attender
2M. G. Krishnakumar, (SSLC).Library Attender
3N. L. Asharani, SSLCHelper

Library Timings

Circulation SectionReference Section
Monday – Friday08.15 a.m. to 7.00 p.m.Monday – Friday08.15 a.m. to 7.00 p.m.
Saturday08.15 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.Saturday08.15 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.