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Main Features of the Central Library, BIT

Separate Issue Section:

Central Library have separate issue section as first floor with 2095 sq. meter space, which contain approx. 55,000 books in various discipline of engineering, sciences, computer application, management and IS Codes approximate number 1230 etc. The section opens from 8.00 am to 5.00 pm for every user (Monday-Friday) and 8.00 am to 2.15 pm on Saturday.

Separate Reference Section:

Central Library have separate reference section on second floor with 2495 sq. meter space, which contain approx. 20,000 books for students ready reference and the section opens from 8.00 am to 9.00 pm (13 hours, Monday-Friday) and 8.00 am to 4.15 pm on Saturday. The section has 250 students seating capacity at a time. One separate room is available for faculty and staff members and one separate room for PG & Research scholars also. All these section contains free internet surfing zone for e-books, e-journals & e-magazines access with 50 computers.

Separate Departmental Library:

BIT have separate Departmental Library in every branch for quick reference of the faculty and students, which contains approx. 8000 books. The Project works of the students (UG & PG) are also collected in the Departmental Library.

Separate Merit Book Bank:

BIT have separate Merit Book Bank section for top seven BIT meritorious students of every branch & semester, which contains approx. 5500 books; the students are provided with additional 06 books at a time for whole semester to encourage the topper students. This facility is completely free for all the topper students, Institute never charges directly or indirectly.

Separate SC/ST Book Bank:

BIT have separate SC/ST Book Bank section for the relevant students, which contains approx. 2500 books; the students are provided additional 06 books at a time for whole semester.

Separate Competition Cell:

Central Library has separate Competition Cell in both section (Issue & Reference) to provide study materials and environment for various competitive exams faced by the students, which contains approx. 7500 books. The collection contains engineering & other competitive books like GATE, PSU, PSC, UPSC, RBI, RRB, LIC, DRDO, ONGC, SAIL, BHEL, BSNL, IBPS, NDA & NA, PO, CDS, SSC, CAT, MAT, GRE, GMAT, TOFFEL etc published by renowned publisher like Made Easy, GK Pub., Cengage Learning, MGH, ACE Pub., Lexis Nexis, Prabhat Prakashan, Arihant Pub., Unique Pub., S. Chand etc. This section is regularly updated by procuring famous publications with latest collection.

Automation Software:

Central Library have “KOHA”, international standard, web based Library Automation Software. Approx. all functions of library have been executed by computer. Document transactions have been executed through bar code. Library has two OPAC systems for the users self query and search documents by author, title, class number, subject, combined etc. Users can access 24x7 library resources though the institute web site.

Separate e-books Section:

The library has separate e-book section for text books & reference books, which contains 371 titles and 2335 volumes. The section have separate 20 computers for e-books access, which can be accessed both online & offline system. Offline e-book access is faster than online & it can be accessed anywhere in the BIT campus through BIT IP address. Online e-books can be accessed out of campus through user ID & password by every BIT students, staff & faculty members. Apart from the e-books, this platform also provide online test preparation programme for self assessment as well as group assessment with real time function. The e-library platforms also have the feature to upload audio/videos by faculty members, which can be seen by every user.

Separate e-journals Section:

Central Library have separate e-journals section with national & international standard, which contains approx. 35 national journals & approx. 1800 international journals like ASCE, SPRINGER, EBSCO, J-GATE, SAGE, TARU, TERI, IEI etc. All above mentioned journals are multiuser journals, accessible through college IP range. Many users can access at a time simultaneously from their departments. The central library has 40 machines to access the above journals and the section opens 8.00 am to 9.00 pm (13 hours, Monday-Friday) and 8.00 am to 4.15 pm on Saturday.

Print Journals & Magazines:

BIT have 120 numbers of print national and International hard copy journals in various disciplines and 29 numbers of competitive, current affairs & leisure Magazines for preparation of technical & non technical competitive examinations.

Separate CD Section:

Central Library have a separate digital library section for the students, which contains approx. 2250 CDs containing some software installation CDs, CBT CDs, Personality Development (body language, corporate etiquette, leadership skills, presentation skill, public speaking, how to face interviews, positive attitude, listening skills, the gifts of imperfection etc), TOEFL, GRE, CAT, GMAT Test; Advanced Spoken English & Phonetics, group discussion & interview skills etc. The section also contains Magazine CDs like Digit, Chip, Developer, Computer Active, PCQ, LFY, EFY, Computer’s today, Computer Sanchar Suchana etc to help the students to prepare for minor/major projects as well as research works.

Separate PG & Research Section:

Central Library has separate PG (ME/M.Tech.) & Research section (Ph.D. in various discipline) to encourage the research programme. Separate text books & reference books and separate seating arrangement have been made to provide the research friendly environment and study materials. The section contains collection of approx. 1500 books from Indian and foreign publications.

Separate News Paper Section:

BIT have separate news papers of local and national standard to cover all India news like Hindustan Times (Delhi edition), The Times of India (Raipur edition), The Economic Times (Nagpur edition), The Telegraph (Kolkata edition). The section contains 20 news papers of Hindi & English edition. The section also helps the students in getting information about employment news through weekly news papers like Employment News, Rojgar Aur Niyojan.

Library Staff List with Qualification

S. No.

Name

Designation

Qualification

1

Dr. Kesari Choudhary

Librarian

M.A., LLB, B.Ed., PGDCA, M. Phil., Ph.D.

2

Shri J.N. Bhatt

Asstt. Librarian

M.A., B.Lib.

3

Shri Ravi Pandey

Asstt. Librarian

M.A., B.Lib.

4

Shri Ramjeet Ram

Asstt. Librarian

B.A., M.Lib.

5

Shri Upendradhar Chouhan

Sr. Library Assistant

M.A.,LLB., M.Lib.

6

Smt. Nivedita Agrawal

Sr. Library Assistant

B.A., D.Ed., M.Lib.

7

Shri Harshdev Sahu

Office Assistant

M.A.,LLB., M.Lib.

8

Shri Srinivas Gaura

Office Assistant

B.A.

9

Shri Sharad Chand Pandey

Office Assistant

B.A.

10

Smt. Sarita Soni

Office Assistant

M.A., PGDCA

11

Shri B.K. Tiwari

Sr. Library Attendant

11th

12

Shri Baikunth Kumar

Sr. Library Attendant

10th

13

Shri O. Krupa Rao

Sr. Office Attendant

8th

14

Shri M. Chalapati

Library Attendant

10th

15

Shri Kailash Sindur

Library Attendant

10th

Central Library facilities in brief

  • Well qualified and experienced team to take care of the smooth functions of library
  • A collection of around 77000 text and reference books on various subjects to cater to the needs of variety of users
  • Subscription of around 2200 international & national e-journals to encourage the research development programmes
  • Subscription of 150 print journals and magazines giving an insight to the latest developments
  • DELNET Facility for the past 20 years
  • Around 2250 CDs and floppies containing learning materials, softwares and CBT’s
  • IS Codes available in all Branches
  • Well furnished Reading Halls
  • Close Circuit TV based monitoring systems
  • Coverage by Intercom System and Dialup services
  • Separate CD and Floppy (E-Documents) Section
  • Separate Merit Book Bank for BIT Toppers
  • Separate e-books Section
  • Separate e-journals Section
  • Separate Competition Cell in both section
  • Free Internet Surfing Zone facility
  • Indian and Foreign Journals Back Volume
  • Magazines CD’s and Floppy
  • Syllabus of all branches & all semesters
  • Newspaper clipping services
  • Books catalogue (Author wise and Title Wise)
  • News papers (Hindi and English edition / Local and National version)
  • Carrier and Placement News Papers (Hindi & English edition)
  • Employment News, Rogjar Samachar, Rogjar Aur Niyogen
  • Facility of property counter
  • Facility of cold and hygienic Drinking Water
  • Facility of air-cooling during summer and sultry weather
  • Open access system in whole Central Library
  • Facility of Book Exhibition Hall
  • Maps and Atlas available
  • Aesthetic interiors
  • Relevant Newspaper Clippings collection
  • Current and older University Syllabi available
  • Adequate seating arrangement
  • Old Project Reports available
  • Xerox facility available
  • Past University Exam Question Papers available
  • OPAC – Online Public Access Catalogue
  • Book Search by Author, Title, Subject, Publisher
  • Codes search by Number, Title
  • CD’s / Floppy Search by Author, Title, Subject
  • Issue and Return of E - Documents
  • System with Multimedia
  • Scanning / Printout / CD / DVD writing and OCR conversion facility available
  • Internet access facilities
  • Current Contents on Diskette
  • Books Issue and Return

  • List of Newspapers subscribed by BIT


    S. No.

    List of Newspapers

    1

    Deshbandhu

    2

    Dainik Bhaskar

    3

    Nav Bharat

    4

    Nai Duniya

    5

    Patrika

    6

    Hari Bhumi

    7

    Jansatta

    8

    Hitavada

    9

    Hindustan Times (Delhi Ed.)

    10

    The Times of India (Raipur Ed.)

    11

    The Economic Times (Nagpur Ed.)

    12

    The Telegraph (Kolkatta Ed.)

    13

    Central Chronicle

    14

    The Hindu

    15

    Business Line

    16

    Business Standard

    17

    Indian Express

    18

    Financial Express

    19

    Employment News

    20

    Rojgar Aur Niyojan

    CENTRAL LIBRARY BOOKS DATA as on March, 2018

    S.No.

    BRANCH

    TITLE

    VOLUME

    DEPTT. LIB.

    1

    CHEMISTRY

    294

    1027

    127

    2

    CIVIL

    1151

    6351

    561

    3

    C.Sc./IT/Computer Application

    2803

    12012

    1324

    4

    EE/EEE

    787

    5050

    1343

    5

    ELECTRONICS

    1854

    11727

    839

    6

    ENGLISH

    182

    905

    131

    7

    ENVIRONMENT/SAFETY

    297

    1088

    8

    GENERAL

    1385

    3031

    9

    MANAGEMENT

    2204

    10326

    1178

    10

    MATHS

    726

    4131

    209

    11

    MECHANICAL

    1880

    11468

    1978

    12

    PHYSICS

    330

    1522

    124

     

    TOTAL

    13893

    68638

    7814

    Books at a Glance

    Central Library Books

    61100

    Book Bank Books

    5038

    SC/ST Books

    2500

    Departmental Library

    7814

    Total

    76452

    Issue Section

    48598

    Reference Section

    20040

    Total

    68638

     

     

     

    Resources

    Educational CDs

    2292

    Educational Floppies

    355

    Magazine CDs

    845

    ISI Codes

    1228

    Journals

    120

    <-- Hard Copy

    Magazines

    29

    <-- Hard Copy

    International e-Magazine (IEEE)

    41

    <-- Soft Copy

    Newspapers (Hindi & Eng.)

    20

    Video Lecture Series, NPTEL

    112

    International Journals

    18

    <-- Hard Copy

     

     

    Reference Sec. Books

    Title

    Volume

    8635

    12501

    Merit Book Bank Books

    640

    5038

    SC/ST Book Bank Books

    449

    2500

    E-Books

    371

    2335

    Seating Capacity

    250

    Library Area

    26846 Sq.ft.

    2495 sq. meter both floor

    e-journals

    SAGE

    12

    Indian e- journals = 32

    1757

    SPRINGER

    5

    The Institution of Engineers

    5

    TERI Journals

    2

    TARU Journals

    3

    Indian Journals.com

    2

    Productivity

    1

    The Indian Concrete Journal

    1

    Water and Energy International

    1

    ASCE

    36

    SPRINGER

    740

    EBSCO

    1103

     

     

     

     

     Membership

    DELNET; Developing Library Network, New Delhi

    The Institute of Engineers

     Facilities

    Xerox

     

     

    Free Internet

     

    Scanning

     

    CD/DVD Writing

     

    Back Volume Question Papers

     

    Back Volume E - Journals

     

    Back Volume Syllabus

     

    Back Volume Journals/Magazines

     

    CCTV Based Monitoring System

     

    Library Timing

    Monday to Friday 8.00 am to 9.00 pm

    Saturday 8.00 am to 4.15 pm

    E-journals for the Year 2018

    S. No.

    Name of e-journals

    No of Journals

    Price

    1

    ASCE e-Journals (Civil) 36 Journals Package

    36

    274527.00

    2

    SPRINGER LINK (CSC+EE+EX etc) 586 e-Journals Package

    740

    515972.00

    3

    J-Gate

     

    70800.00

    4

    EBSCO: Business Source Elite

    1103

    266723.00

    Total expenses on e-journals =

    1879

    1128022.00


    Print Journals & Magazines for the year 2017

    S. No.

    Branch

    Journals

    Magazines

    1

    CHEMISTRY

    5

    0

    2

    CIVIL

    13

    4

    3

    C.Sc./Computer Application

    6

    6

    4

    IT

    7

    0

    5

    EE/EEE

    13

    0

    6

    ELECTRONICS

    7

    2

    7

    ENVIRONMENT/SAFETY

    1

    0

    9

    GENERAL

    2

    12

    10

    MANAGEMENT

    36

    2

    11

    MATHS

    7

    0

    12

    MECHANICAL

    11

    1

    13

    PHYSICS

    4

    0

    14

    SCIENCE

    8

    2

    Total Journals/Magazines

    120

    29