Library

Highlights

  1. Established in the year 1983 and acts as the Institute’s resource depository.
  2. Internet Facility, DELNET and Online Journals.
  3. Subscribed to 106 Journals and Magazines.
  4. Facilities to search through abstracts,  technical papers and articles (DELNET).
  5. Access to 1150 DELNET journals online.
  6. Photocopying and printing facilities are available for students and faculty.
  7. The library is open for 24 hours during preparatory period and examinations, including Sundays and Holidays.
  8. The library environment is conducive to learning and acquiring knowledge through the available means.

 

Infrastructure

The library has 12 servers, 70 computers and other accessories adequate enough to meet to the needs of any users. 25 computers 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 internet. Students are allowed to use their laptops in the library.

The Central Library is a part of the Institute’s wide network built around a fiber optic Gigabit Ethernet backbone. Comprising of five routing switches. The library is connected to the backbone through one such routing switches. The institute’s backbone is in turn connected to 2.7 GBPS of Internet bandwidth

 

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Library Services

Book Bank: The library provides a Book Bank service mainly consisting of textbooks to help students obtain the required reading material for their examinations as well as for knowledge enhancement.

Inter-Library Loans: The IBT Library maintains excellent exchange relations with a number of libraries on the MGM campus as well as several local institutes. The books that are unavailable  can be made available to the student from another institution on request. The library can also procure soft/hard copies of articles from publishers, vendors, and/or other service providers. In case students desire to visit any library under the  MGM Trust, they can obtain a letter of introduction from the library for this purpose.

Study Room Books: All textbooks, course books and reference books are available for the study room. These books can be used in the library on presenting a valid Identity Card. Students can borrow one book at a time from this collection.

User Awareness Program: IBT takes  part in the Orientation Programme organized by the organisation (MGM) for the benefit of new students. They are taken on a guided tour to familiarize themselves with the various resources and services available for them. Training sessions are also organized whenever a new product or service is introduced. Any user curious to know more about library resources, and service or to learn how to use a particular resource like OPAC, e-journals, databases etc., must contact the Librarian.

Infonet, E-journals, Consortia and Ebsco Database: Wiley Online Library is one of the world’s most extensive multidisciplinary collection of online resources with over 4 million articles from 1500 journals , 12000 books and hundreds of multi-volume reference works, laboratory protocols and databases.

Reading Room: The MGM-IBT Library has seating capacity of 600 students. During the preparatory period, the  library is open for 24 hours.

 


Books & Journals

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