Welcome to VNIT Library
The VNIT Library is 5 decades old having an independent three storied building. The collections of books and journals have been methodically developed through the years. It is always ensured that the collection is dynamic in nature by stacking separately ACTIVE and rarely used collection in tune with changes in syllabi.
The Library and Information Resources centre is automated and uses LIBSYS software. Students and Faculty access library information through ONLINE PUBLIC ACCESS CATALOUGUE (OPAC).
|1.||Associate Dean, Education Technology & Library Services|| Prof. Dr. A. S. Gandhi
|Advisory & Policy Making|
|2.||OSD (library)|| Mr. James P. J.
|Head of Library and Information Unit|
| Mrs. Poonam Harode
To Assist Library in routine
|4.||Sr. Technical Asstt.||Shri. R. B. Parihar
|Periodicals & Book Bank Section – in-charge|
|5.||Sr. Technical Asstt.||Shri. A. N. Shambharkar
|Reference Section – in-charge|
|6.||Technical Assistant||Shri. Jaydeep Kumar Raikwar
|Circulation, Social Welfare Book Bank|
|7.||Sr. Library Asstt.||Shri. U. D. Sukhadeve
|Acquisition Section – in-charge|
|8.||Sr. Library Asstt.||Shri. A. A. Kshirsagar
|General Section, Catalogue – Section in-charge|
|9.||Sr. Library Asstt.||Smt. S. V. Potdar
|Circulation Section – in-charge|
|10.||Sr. Library Asstt.||Shri. M. D. Jaiswal
|Bound Volume & LIB Store Section – in-charge|
|11.||Superintendent||Shri. D. B. Pillewan||Social Welfare Book Bank|
|12.||Sr. Work Assistant||Mrs. Bharati Khadsinge
|13.||Adhoc Staff||Mrs. Ruma Kumari Singh
|14.||Adhoc Staff||Mr. Vidyadhar Brahmne||Library Associate|
1. This is the first technical library offering Automated Library Services to its clientele in central India.
2. The collection development in Electrical, Electronics and Computer Science are exceptionally RICH.
3. The Full Text / Images are downloadable in either HTML or PDF Format.
4. CCTV + WIFI Facilities.
5. Plagiarism detection tool like ” Turnitin” and “Urkund” is used by faculty and students.
6. IEEE SWEBOK online learning platform is available for students.
7. SMS / E-Mail Alert.
Objectives of the Information and Library Unit
1. Identify, acquire, organize and provide access to relevant resources and recorded knowledge to support teaching, learning, research and creative activities.
2. Provide library services and resources in different formats that meet our patrons’ needs.
3.To help informally producing technical manpower for absorption in Indian industries and management.
4. Maintain a current well balanced collection of information and knowledge resources.
5. Educate patrons about the services and resources in the library.
6. Create a culture and ambience that is conductive to study at all levels.
|1.||Floor Space||6400 sq m|
|2.||Seating Capacity||200 (Library) + 150 (Night Reading)|
|3.||Water Coolers||One at each floor|
|4.||Computer Terminals||4 (OPAC Services) , 2 (Circulation) , 2(Data Entry), 1(KIOSK)|
|5.||Telephone||16 Inter Phones + 1 Outside Dialing Facility|
|6.||Library Stacks||480 (for Books, Bound volumes and reference collection + 60 Steel Almirahs + 22 Periodical Display Racks)|
|7.||Lavatory Blocks||Two on each floor with one for Physically Handicapped on ground floor 3(Ground floor) + 2(1st Floor) + 2(2nd Floor)|
|8.||Computer Machine||PCs – 19|
2. Cataloging/Technical Processing
4. Social Welfare Book Bank
8. Book Bank Section
9. Bound Volume Section
10. Rarely Used Book Section
|Opening Hour Daily||08:30 AM to 09:40 PM|
|Transaction Timing||09:00 AM to 09:00 PM|
|Reading Hall||24*7 *360 days|
|Holidays||03 National Holiday, Holi & Deepawali|
E Resources @ LIRC, VNIT, Nagpur
|E-Resources through E Shodh Sindhu|
|ACM Digital Library (full text database)||https://dl.acm.org/|
|ASCE Journals Online||https://ascelibrary.org/|
|ASME Journals Online||http://asmedigitalcollection.asme.org/|
|Economic & Political Weekly||http://www.epw.in/|
|Institute for Studies in Industrial Development (ISID) (Database)||http://isid.org.in/poli.html|
|JGate Plus (JCCC) (Database)||https://jgateplus.com/search/|
|JSTOR ( full text database)||http://www.jstor.org/|
|Oxford University Press ESS Collection-262 titles||https://academic.oup.com/journals/|
|Web of Science Lease Access (20 year backfiles (database)|
|E-Resources subscribed through Library||URLs|
|Elsevier Science Direct (05 subject collection) 757 Titles||https://www.sciencedirect.com/|
|Springer Nature 1700 + Titles||https://link.springer.com/|
|IEL online Level II 479 Titles||http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/Xplore/home.jsp|
|Springer Journal Archives||http://www.springerlink.com|
|CRC & Taylor & Francis (0224 Titles)||http://www.tandfebooks.com/|
|Springer (1324 +884+2630 = 4838 Titles)||https://link.springer.com/|
|Pearson (444 Titles)|
|MC Graw Hill (326 + 568 = 894 Titles)||http://mcgrawhilleducation.pdn.ipublishcentral.com/|
General Library Rules
1. The staff members of information unit at property counter are authorised to verify and examine everything that goes in or out of the unit.
2.No outside student from any other engineering college is allowed without proper authorisation from the respective principals.
3.All the documents to be taken on loan should be presented at the entrance gate together with gate-pass and only on proper authorization and
verification he/she would be allowed to take away the documents.
4.General etiquettes are expected from every member of information unit and clientele; as such Singing, Loud Speaking, Shouting, Spitting, Sleeping, Smoking, etc are strictly prohibited.
5. Identity card is compulsory for getting access to the library.
6. All the users are requested to switch off their mobiles or keep it on vibration mode.
7.The librarian reserve the right to suspend / cancel the membership of any member found misbehaving with the library staff or for any other
indecent/ indiscipline behavior.
8 The library will not be responsible for users’ personal belongings /property lost in the library.
Rules related to borrowing of books
1.Documents borrowed from the information unit are not transferable and borrowers are responsible for what they borrow. No plea will be heard from them and they must verify the documents in good condition before leaving the library.
2.The documents from reference section are only meant for on site consultation and normally are not issued.
3.The documents, which are lost by the borrower, need to be reported and replaced with recent edition of the same or the bound xerox copy. In the event he fails to make xerox copy, the charges to be levied will be decided by the librarian on behalf of the library committee.
4. Every document has RFID tag. Any mutilation to RFID tag attracts Rs. 1000 penalty.
5. A library fine for overdue document be levied per book of Rs. 10/- for first week after due date, additional Rs. 20/- per book for next week, and adding
Rs 50/- per book after two weeks of due date.
|Books for economically weak students||15978|
|International||2936 Online Journal|
|Gratis Periodical Received in Library||58|
Full Text/Images Services (Proactive or Reactive)
|1||Current Awareness Services for Journals||Monthly|
|2||Selective Dissemination of Information Service||Research Staff|
|3||Reference Service||UG / PG Student / Ph.D. Scholars|
|4||Referral Service||For Outside Libraries & Staff|
|5||Interlibrary Loan Service||UG / PG Students &Teaching Staff|
|6||Database Service||UG / PG Students &Teaching Staff|
|7||Reprographic Service||For All|
|8||Technical Inquiry and Special Services||Outside Members with permission|
|9||Bibliographic Service||PG Students / Researchers|
|10||OPAC (On Line Public Access Catalogue Service)||Staff, Students & Other Members|
|11||Resource Sharing||NEERI, CPRI, IBM, University Library & Special Libraries|
The following class of members are eligible to borrow the documents against their quota stated below and defined to the system.
|Sr No||Library Users||Loan Period||No of Documents entitled|
|1||Chairman||6 Months||20 Books|
|2||Director||6 Months||20 Books|
|3||Deputy Director||6 Months||20 Books|
|4||Administrative Officer||6 Months||20 Books|
|5||Professor||6 Months||20 Books|
|6||Asso. Professor||6 Months||20 Books|
|7||Assist. Professor||6 Months||20 Books|
|8||Lecturer||6 Months||20 Books|
|9||Temp. Lecturer||30 Days||02 Books|
|10||Teaching Assistant||60 Days||05 Books|
|11||Ministerial Staff||60 Days||04 Books|
|12||Superannuated Staff||30 Days||05 Books|
|13||Visiting Professor||60 Days||10 Books|
|14||Research Assistant||60 Days||04 Books|
|15||Research Scholar||14 Days||06 Books|
|16||Diploma in Industrial Management||14 Days||02 Books|
|17||Ph.D. Students||14 Days||07 Books|
|18||PG Students||14 Days||07 Books|
|19||UG Students||14 Days||07 Books|
Per Day User Statistics
|1||Issue Counter ( Lending Section)||512|
|4||Reading Room Section||468|
|7||Internet /Wi Fi Use||668|