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BINA CHOWDHURY CENTRAL LIBRARY


 

Bina Chowdhury Central Library, GIMT & GIPS is the amalgamation of earlier GIMT Library & GIPS Library in the year 2018. It is located at the ground floor of the newly constructed boys hostel of its campus and it occupies total carpet area of = 6481.76 sq. ft. in where main Library occupies the 3021.92 sq. ft. carpet area and Reading Room(120 seating capacity) has 3459.84 sq. ft. carpet area. The Central Library is full of different textbooks, reference books and other reference sources like encyclopaedia, dictionaries, novels, biographies etc. The library is divided into different sections that house the Reading Room Corner, Textbook Corner, Periodical Corner, Reference Corner, Internet Section, Dissertation Corner, Circulation Corner, Technical Processing Section and the Competitive Examination Corner – a section set aside for students who are preparing for GPAT & GATE. The library, which is central to providing quality Engineering, Management, Pharmaceutical education to students, currently boasts over 40000 volumes books serving near about 2500 students and 180 faculty & staff. These include textbooks, reference books, journals, and other material such as dissertations, CD-ROMs, and a number of electronic resources like E-Journals subscribed through J-Gate, Science Direct and DELNET Consortium. Apart from providing a strong and vital support to the fraternity, plans are in place to provide innovative solutions like Digital Reference Services, Electronic Document Delivery Services beyond the four walls of the library.

The library follows DDC 22nd Edition and AACR-II for the classification and cataloguing the documents respectively. The library is partially automated with the Library Management Software SOUL 2.0. developed by INFLIBNET Centre, Ahmedabad.