The Library of MGM Institute of Biosciences & Technology was established in 2008. The institution has a state of art Library including the books from the fields of Life Sciences, Agriculture, Plant Biotechnology, Plant Breeding, Molecular Genetics, Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Computer Sciences, Computational Biology, Mathematics, Statistics, Competitive Examinations books like UGC/CSIR etc.

About Library

Highlights
  1. Established in the year 1983 and is spread over an area of 1384.27 Sqm.
  2. Internet Facility DELNET Online journals.
  3. Subscribed 106 Journals and Magzines.
  4. (DELNET) Facilities to search through abstracts and full text of technical papers and articles.
  5. DELNET online journals are 1150.li>
  6. The photocopying facilities are available for Faculty and students
  7. The library is open for 24 hours during preparatory period and examinations including Sundays and Holidays.
  8. The library environment is conducive to acquire knowledge and information through automation technical enhancement.
Infrastructure
Central Library is a part of the institute-wide network built around a fiber optic Giga-bit Ethernet backbone comprising of five routing switches. The library is connected to the backbone through one of the routing switches. Institute's backbone in turn is connected to 2.7 GBPS of Internet bandwidth. The library has 12 servers, 70 PCs and other accessories adequate to cater to the needs of users. 25 PC are meant for users to access OPAC, databases, e-books, e-journals and other e-resources. The reading area in the library have been WI-Fi enabled to provide wireless access to the Internet. Users are welcome to use their laptops in the library.


Our collection and features

Books Statistics
Sr no Perticulars Total Number
1 Number of Text books 5155
2 Number of Text book titles 2388
3 Number of Reference books 400
4 Number of Reference books titles 321
5 Number of Compact Disk 49
Reading Room
The MGM-IBT Library has sitting capacity of 600 Students and it is always full of students during preparatory period and examinations. During this period library is open for 24 hours.
Library infrastructure
Sr no Perticulars Area in Sq.Mtrs
1 Reading Room Fascility 888.58
2 Internet 11.04
3 Staking 349.23
4 Storage space 43.04
5 News paper Reading 18.72
6 Waiting Room 22.54
7 Cabins 28.86
8 Belong's Counter 21.90
9 Total Space 1384.27


Library Services

Book Bank : IBT Library maintains a book bank mainly of test books to help students to prapare for the examinations as well as knowledge enhancement.

Interlibrary Loan : The IBT Library maintains excellent exchange relations with a number of libraries in the MGM campus as well as other sister concern institutes outside the campus. It can borrow / procure for its users the books and periodicals not available with us. The library can also procure soft/hard copies of articles needed by our users from publishers, vendors, and/or other service providers. In case users desire to visit any library under MGM trust, they can collect a letter of introduction from the library for this purpose.

Study Room Books : All the textbooks / course books/reference books are kept for the Study Room facility. These books can be used only in the library against Identity Card. Students can borrow one book at a time from this collection for the study.

User Awareness Program : The IBT library takes an active part in the orientation Programme organized by the institute for the benefit of new students in the beginning of academic year. They are taken around the library to familiarize them with various resources and services available for them. Training sessions are also organized whenever a new product or service is introduced. Any user desiring to know more about library resources and service or to learn how to use a particular resource like OPAC, e-journals, databases etc. should contact System administrator.

Infonet E-journals Consortia and Ebsco Database : wiley online library is one of the world's most extensive multidisciplinary collections of online resourse with over for 4 million articles from 1500 journals , 12000 books and hundred's of multi-volume reference works, liboratory protocols and databases.

Book Bank : IBT Library maintains a book bank mainly of test books to help students to prapare for the examinations as well as knowledge enhancement.