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Advanced Learning Resource Center for Teaching, Research & Education

'Gyan Sagar'

Preserving more than 873 volumes and providing access to the latest magazines, journals, and resources, Gyan Sagar collects and maintains the finest selection of publications in support of not only academic and research needs, but also for the exploration of deep intellectual curiosities.

  • Gyan Sagar is home to a collection of over 40,000 books/reports.
  • Digital library to assists faculties in integrating technology into their teaching modules, consulting, MDP, training and course design.
  • Over 10000 titles encompassing rich references in accounting, marketing, international business, information technology, communications, strategic marketing, operation research and advertising etc.
  • Over 2500 leading online journals are available in the library on Management & Information Technology.
  • Books, journals and other resources are issued using the Library: Information System (IS). This IS uses the latest bar-code technology to ensure quick service.
  • Photocopying and fax facilities are also available in the library. The library IS also facilitates ordering of multiple copies of resource materials in greater demand.
  • Library services include Current Awareness Services (CAS) - to publish content list of current periodicals and title of books
    • Current Dissemination Services (CDS) - a bi-monthly compilation of the contents of the current journals, subscribed by the Institute, which is published regularly.
    • The e-library provides a single-window access to all the electronic resources subscribed by the library. The e-library is accessible across the campus network.
  • The Collections are of various sizes and formats, and most of them are kept in open shelves for being directly accessed by the users. Some are preserved in closed stacks and can be made available on request.
  • The library is managed by a librarian, assistant librarian, and staff. The entire faculty, staff, and students can enjoy the benefit of reading in the library.

Efforts are being made to provide a world-class online library system in the area of business related information. The Library Information System is currently operational for 14 hours a day but RCM is looking towards making the service available round-the-clock very soon.


We are slowly moving towards a completely digital world of books and journals that can be accessed from any authorized computer within the campus or outside.


The facilities available in the library are:

Computerization:


Most of the library operations/services are computerized. The computerization activities are supported by 6 PIV machines, one laser printer, one barcode printer and four barcode scanners. The library has been using an integrated library automation package capable of working in multi-user, networked environment.


Computers/Cyber Lab:


50 PIV HP computers are available in the library meant for users to search the internet and online journals.


Networking:


All the machines (computers) in the library are connected in LAN environment.


Laptop Lounge:


Facilities are available for up to 50 users to use their laptop inside the library both in wireless and LAN connectivity.


Reprographic facilities /Photocopy:


The library is equipped with two heavy-duty plain paper photocopy machines to meet the reprographic need of the users.