The Central Library of KVM College of Engineering & IT was established in the year 2012. It is housed in an area of 606 square meter and caters to the information needs of the faculty, staff and students. In addition, there is a separate library for MBA department. Library is fully automated with rich collection of Books and Journals. The collection comprises 15565 books as on 21/03/017. Library subscribes 12 national journals and 2 international journals and 15 periodicals. This Library follows open access system, Bar code based circulation process and OPAC Literature Search.
Membership of the library is open to Students, Teachers and Non Teaching Staff of this college. Library membership is free to all faculty, staff and students. Library management software is koha (open source Software). Documents are classified according to Dewey Decimal Classification Scheme and catalogued according to Anglo American Cataloguing rules II with local modifications. It maintains separate collection of reference books.
Library follows bar code based issue, return process. .For bar code issue, return process all the library documents are bar coded on the basis of its accession number. In this system Library member who is borrowing a book, presents his identity card, which is user’s bar coded number, and the document to be borrowed, to the circulation counter. To issue that, staff at counter just scans the borrower’s bar coded number through scanner and gets displayed his borrowing status on computer screen. After being assured from user’s record, we scan the bar code of item to be issued. Thus the item gets issued and added to the loan account of particular member. At the same time a register is also maintained as a support system.
Reference books can be taken out for taking photo copy, but should be returned after copying. Question papers of previous year university examinations and solved Question papers are also available in the library.it will be issued only for photographic purpose. Syllabus of courses conducted by this college are also made available in this section.
This library provides computer aided literature search through Online Public Access catalogue. The Library staffs are available to assist the students to find materials for their projects and seminars.
The reading area in the library have been WI-Fi enabled to provide wireless access to the Internet. Library subscribes DELNET consortium which provide access to database of remote libraries with dissertation, full text articles, union catalog, thesis etc. Library is an institutional member of The National Digital Library of India which provides online e resources. Library provides free online journals relating to engineering and other subjects through directory of open access journals (DOAJ).
|Library Working Hours|
|Monday to Friday||8.30 am to 5.00 pm|
|Saturday||8.30 am to 1.00 pm|