Department of Library and Information Center

The Library of DBIT is the hub of information resources. We procure the resources in electronic form, in addition to the conventional print form for fulfilling all the information needs of the user community. We offer an enormous wealth of information both on and off-campus by way of subscription to the e-resources of VTU Consortium. The library has more than 69,000 volumes of books and subscriptions to important printed periodicals, magazines, newspapers, and many e-resources and technology tools facilitate the academic and research activities of all stakeholders. National and International Conferences, Seminars, Workshops, and also Information Literacy Programmes are organized to create awareness among students about competitive examinations in the public and private sectors.

Location:

The library is situated on the ground floor of the Main Academic Block, spread over an area of about 1200 square metres. It is well-ventilated with natural light and provides a conducive ambiance for about 250 persons. The library has well-trained staff to support and serve the user community effectively.

Footprints:

The library was established in the year 2001 and formally inaugurated in the year 2004 by Dr. Raja Ramanna, Former Director, BARC, and veteran nuclear scientist of India. The library was named Dr. Raja Ramanna Center for Knowledge Resources in honour of his contribution to the nation and respectful memory of his visit to DBIT.

Dr. Raja Ramanna Center for Knowledge Resources aims to be a strategic asset of DBIT, providing intellectual guidance and extraordinary information experiences towards the advancement of knowledge.

  • To support the students and faculty by providing the required information resources.

    To acquire the state of art technology tools to access the world of knowledge and make it available to the user community.

    To play an important role in the enhancement of academic and research activities of the Institute.

    To adapt and accept the anticipated changes and challenges in the functioning of the library.

  • Educate and cater to the needs of the user community.

  • Continuously increase resources such as printed and electronic forms.

  • Equip ourselves with the requisite technology for the changing needs.

  • Contribute to the academic and research activities.

  • To encourage greater use of library resources through innovative services.

  • To increase the availability of material for competitive examinations.

  • To provide e-resources for all teaching-learning processes.

  • To promote participation in MOOC, SWAYAM, NPTEL courses.

  • To offer Round the Clock physical access to the library.

  • To enter into MoUs with other libraries and Information Centres.

  • To network with other Library Associations, Library Science Academies.

  • To expedite Library Automation and the creation of an institutional repository.

DBIT library caters to the information needs of the students, faculty and researchers with its well-managed information resources housed in an area of 1200 square metres. The library has a mammoth collection of books, reference books, periodicals, and electronic resources. The aim is to facilitate and creation of new knowledge through acquisition, organization and dissemination of information resources.

  • Books

    Volumes

    45,845

    Titles

    9,900

    Project reports

    1,354

    Bound Volumes

    896

    CD/DVD

    226

    NPTEL

    1572 Subjects

    EDUSAT

    63 Subjects

    E-Books

    24,523

    E-Journals

    6,197

Reference Timings

Monday to Friday

9.00 AM to 7.00 PM

Saturday

9.00 AM to 5.00 PM

Sunday & General Holiday

9.00 AM to 4.00 PM

Circulation Timings:

Monday to Friday

9.00 AM to 5.00 PM

Saturday

9.00 AM to 1.30 PM

Timings during Examinations

Monday to Friday

9.00 AM to 11.00 PM1

Saturday

9.00 AM to 07.00 PM

Sunday & General Holiday

9.00 AM to 05.00 PM

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