Central LibraryThe Central Library is spread over 17,000 sqft, and houses more than 60,000 books and other documents. The Library subscribes to more than 60 national and international journals.
The Library also subscribes to more than 2000 e-Journals through the INDEST-AICTE Consortium – IEL. It is a fully automated Library and one can search the Library database using the college network. The Library has a Circulation section, a Reference section and a spacious Reading room. The Digital Library section houses a good number of computers for browsing, accessing e-journals, e-books and for searching the Library database using OPAC. MVJCE also publishes an online MVJCE journal which covers the activities of R&D in engineering, science and technology management.
Library is fully automated and Libsoft is the software used for Circulation, Procurement, OPAC and Project Reports. All the library documents are bar-coded and books are issued to users by reading the barcode of the document.
Digital /E- Library facility at central library
The Central Library has a separate Digital Library room with 18 computers for the use of staff and students to access the e-resources and other information sources subscribed by the Library.
- The VTU consortia give access to 11,611 E-journals both National and International.
- It also gives access to 13,000 full text e- books.
- VTU Consortia gives access TOC (Table of Contents) for about18000 journals with Abstracts.
- Inter Library Loan Services is provided to get full text articles from journals published by various publishers by DELNET
- For Inter Library Loan i.e. for document Delivery Services, our library has make use of DELNET services.
- To access DELNET go to following link- http://delnet.nic.in
The DELNET link provides access to Union catalogue of the many engineering Libraries. It provides access to 487 journals and 2087 e-books full text available in the library. This union catalogue helps for sharing the resources, which is not available in our library. The users can request articles and books which are not available with us. DELNET charges nominal fees for photocopy and postal services.
NDL [National Digital Library]
The Central Library is also a member of NDL which gives access to e-books. The database has 63, 00,000 Books starting from primary to PG Level. There are more than 1, 50,000 Engineering e-books