Library & Information Center

Primary aim of the library is to support the curriculum needs of students, teaching staffs & support staffs of the institution through the development of pertinent collections. The provision of services designed to meet the user information and learning need such as Book Bank Service, Lending Service, Digital Library Service, Multimedia and Periodical service. Library follows the open access system, encouraging the user to browse resources freely in the knowledge centre.

Vision

  • To provide comprehensive resources and services to the researcher, teacher and students, meet their information needs to enrich their treasure of knowledge by providing the access round the clock-round the world

Mission

  • Acquires, organizes and preserves the resources
  • Consolidate and disseminate information to the intellectual community
  • Incorporate strong library ethics
  • Effectively apply innovative tools and techniques for its continuous management and improvisation

Library uses Easylib-Integrated Automation Software, which supports in-house operations of library such as acquisition, cataloguing, circulation, serials control and OPAC. Database is updated daily.

Smart circulation system is used successfully via Bar-code technology for all the resources and barrower cards.

  • Monday to Friday and Even Saturdays:- 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Circulation:- 9:15 AM to 3:50 PM
  • The library is closed on Sundays and holidays declared by the institute.

Team

Statistics

S. No Particulars Stack
1 Number of Volumes

(Print & E)

43849
2 Number of Titles

(Print & E)

15817
3 Online Databases & Technology Platforms Online Databases: 9 E-Journals : 5661
E-books : 11113
Technology Platform: 3 Plagiarism Tool
Grammar Tool
Remote Access Tool
4 Print Journals 91
5 Multimedia (CD & DVD) 2128
6 Question Bank 3082 Question Papers
7 Magazines 12
8 Newspapers 16
9 Digital Library Server : 1 (for Institutional Repository)
Clients : 20
10 Seating capacity 150
11 Dimension of The Library 796 sq.mtr.
12 Media Centre Equipped with 50 inch multi functional display screen, internet & LAN connected system and writing board with 25 seating capacity
13 Library Management Software Easylib : Integrated Library Automation software implemented with Barcode Technology
Server – 1, Clients – 4
Circulation- Issue & Return : implemented barcode reader
14 OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) Exclusive systems to search library holding
15 ID card Dedicative ID card printer to produce instant ID cards for Users ( E-media software for design)
16 Reprographic Machine 1 Multifunctional Machine (Print/Scan/ Photocopy) for reprographic facility.

Services

  • Lending:

Stack books will be issued to the students for defined days. Books so lent shall be returned on due date. The same book can be reissued for another 15 days if it is not in demand. [Lending books are spine labeled with white colour for identification]

  • Reference: 

Reference books will also be issued to the users for defined days. Books so lent shall be returned on due date. The same book can be reissued if it is not in demand. [Reference books are spine labeled with red colour for identification]

  • Book Bank:

The Books from the Book Bank are issued for the whole semester and every semester. Apart the General Book Bank, there is a separate SC/ST Book Bank books supplied by the Social Welfare Department. From the Book Bank students can borrow a set of books at a time. Late return of books from Book Bank entitles a fine. Any defaulter in this context will not be issued any books further unless he/she clears the old dues.

  1. General Book Bank: Four books will be issued to all the students for a period of one semester. [Book Bank books are not spine labeled]
  2. SC/ST Book Bank: Three books will be issued to the students from Schedule Caste & Tribes for a period of one semester. [SC/ST books are spine labeled with yellow colour for identification]
  • Digital Library:

LIC provides the internet connected computer systems to access the E-Databases, E- Journals, E-Books, other subscribed e- resources and internet browsing for students and staff community.

  1. Institutional Repository: MITM established the ‘Institutional Repository’ which has e-books, Question Papers and MITM policy documents accessible through the LAN anywhere in the campus.
  2. E-Resource Subscription Access: MITM is member of VTU Consortium, through the consortium library provides the access to subscribed E-Content (e-journals/e-books/Etc.) and Technology Platforms (Plagiarism / Grammar / Remote Access Tools/Etc.)
  • Multimedia:

Textbook and other resourceful CD/DVDs including ‘Question Banks’ will be issued to the student and staff members for 7 days.

  • Periodical:
  1. E-Journals: Library provides the thousands of E – journals access related to science, engineering and management disciplines subscribed under the membership of VTU Consortium.
  2. Print-Journals: Library currently subscribed the print journals related to various disciplines to staff and students for teaching and research oriented programs.
  3. Magazines/Newspapers: Library provides the subjective & general magazines and daily news papers.
  • OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue):

OPAC (library catalogue) allows the users to search the library holding such as books and other materials. It will help principally to locate books and other material available in the library. The library catalogue is searched by author, title, and keyword.

  • QUESTION PAPER:

The library facilitates to access the previous year’s exam question paper in electronic format available in our institute website as well as in the MITM Institutional Repository for reference purpose to the patrons.

  • ID card:

Library provides the instant ID card printing service to the college community. It serves as college Identity Card and Library Borrower Card.

  • MEDIA CENTRE

Media centre equipped with LAN connected computer system with 50 in display screen and internet connection with intense to offer the following services to the user community.

A. To access the online course materials and resources such as;

  1. MOOC courses lecture videos such as SWAYAM
  2. NPTEL online academic content along with MOOC materials
  3. Open Courseware materials such MIT open courseware and VTU E-Learning materials

B. For technical presentation, project and research work.

  • REPROGRAPHIC SERVICES

Reprographic service facilities are exclusively meant for registered users of LIC and only for library study materials.

Reprographic facilities:

  1. Photocopy
  2. Print
  3. Document Scan

Rules and Regulations

Code of Conduct

The MITM Library endeavors to provide a friendly space and environment for information and knowledge exchange. The Library Code of Conduct is established to ensure that this environment is maintained.

 Users: Code of Conduct applies to all areas of the MITM Library, including Stack Area, Reference & Periodical Section, Study Spaces, General Reading Room and Digital Library. Library users must nurture the following guidelines below.

  • Personal belongings including bag and personal text books will not be allowed inside the stack and reference area except loose sheets and notebook.
  • Reading materials including notebooks, personal textbooks will be allowed inside the general reading room only.
  • Bags, cases, folders etc. must be left in the property counter.
  • Users are advised not to leave their valuable items such as wallet, laptops debit/credit card etc., at the property counter. Library is not responsible for any loss of individual’s aforesaid properties.
  • Users are required to enter their USN/Member ID and sign the register provided at the entrance.
  • Wearing of coats, jackets, sweaters, caps, hats are not allowed inside the stack and reference area. The Library staff reserve the right to inspect any person who appears suspicious.
  • Students’ Institute Identity Card is necessary for access to the library and information centre.
  • The users shall maintain silence within the library premises. Conversations, gossip are strictly forbidden. No reader is allowed to sleep in the premises.
  • Use of mobile phones is strictly prohibited.
  • Library authority upholds the right to recall any issued book even before the due date.
  • Anyone caught marking, defacing or mutilating books or any other library material is accountable to replace the same.
  • The membership of the library is not transferable.
  • Users are not allowed to reshelf books or journals after removing them from the shelf. Leave them on the table or on the nearby trolley.
  • Eatables are not allowed inside the Library.
  • If the mentioned codes of conduct/rules are not honored the user, then The Library has the right to expel a user from the premise.

Abiding by the standards of the library code of conduct will help us maintain our mission to provide the best in information services.​

USERS AND BORROWING PRIVILEGES

Borrowing Privileges and Conditions

S. No User Type Service No. of Book Period of Loan Overdue charges
1 Students

(UG & PG)

Lending books 2 15 days Rs.1 per day
Book Bank Books 4 One Semester Rs.10 per book per week
Reference books 1 7 Days Rs.1 per day
SC/ST Book Bank 3 One Semester Rs.10 per book per week
Non- Book Materials 1 7 days Rs.1 per day
2 Faculty Lending & Book Bank 10 180 days Rs.1 per day
Reference Books 1 7 days Rs.1 per day
Non- Book Materials 1 7 days Rs.1 per day
3 Research Scholars Lending & Book Bank 5 180 days Rs.1 per day
Reference Books 1 7 days Rs.1 per day
Non- Book Materials 1 7 days Rs.1 per day
4 Technical Staff Lending & Book Bank 5 180 days Rs.1 per day
Reference Books 1 7 days Rs.1 per day
Non- Book Materials 1 7 days Rs.1 per day
  • Borrowers are to produce their ID card when borrowing resource materials.
  • ID cards are not transferable. Use of ID card is restricted to user to whom the card is issued.
  • Members must satisfy themselves about physical conditions of the library material being issued. They shall be held responsible for any damage/mutilation noticed at the time of return.
  • Loss of Books

When an item is lost or damaged, the borrower will be charged for the item as follows.

  • The member has to procure a new edition copy of the same with processing fee of Rs.50/- per book and overdue fines if any. or
  • A sum of three times the estimated cost of an item will be charged for loss of book / item.

ISSUE OF NO DUE CERTIFICATE

Library No-Due certificate will be issued to the users after the return of borrowed library resource materials.

  • Students:

Students have to produce their ID-card at the time of getting No-Due from the library. Those students who don’t have the ID card required to submit the ‘Without ID card student application for No due Certificate’ (Application Format -6) by paying the fee of Rs.100/-.

Students who are discontinuing/ leaving the college have to surrender their ID-Card to get the No-Due from the library and those who lost their ID card are required to produce the FIR copy of the police complaint about the loss of ID card or else to submit the ‘Without ID card student application for No due Certificate’ (Application Format -6) by paying the fee of Rs.500/-.

  • Staff Members/Research scholars:

Staff members have to surrender their ID-Card to get the No-Due from the library or else they have to produce the FIR copy of the police complaint about the loss of ID card.

ID CARD / LIBRARY CARDS

The Institution ID card is the member identification and key to accessing facilities and services at MITM. The Institution ID card is issued to students, staffs and research scholars of the institution.

The Institution ID card will serve as:

  • Your Identity Card,
  • Your Library card,
  • Access card to campus facilities and services.

E – Resources

VTU Consortium

“Following databases can be accessible in any LAN connected  systems in the campus. Remote access will also be provided to access the e-resources from Off-Campus on request”.

E –Journals

  1. Springer Nature ( ME/ECE/CV/CS/BS/ENG)-> View More
  2. Elsevier ( CS/ME/ECE/CV/ENG)-> View More 
  3. Taylor & Francis ( CS/ME/CV/ENG)-> View More
  4. Emerald (MGT) -> View More
  5. ProQuest (Engg./MGT)View More
  6. IEEE (POP) (CSE/ISE/EC/MCA) -> View More

E –Case Studies

  1. Emerald Case Studies -> View More

E –Books

  1. Mint Books (All Eng. Branches / MGT/ Competitive Exams) -> View more 
  2. Taylor & Francis (CS/CV/ECE/ME/ENG)-> View More 
  3. McGraw Hill Education ( CV/ECE/ME/BS/ENG-> View More
  4. New Age International (CS/CV/ECE/ME/ENG/MBA)-> View More 
  5. Elsevier (CS/ME/ECE/CV/ENG)-> View More
  6. Packt ( CS/IT) -> View More

Technology Platforms

  1. MAPMy Access (Remote Access Platform) -> View More
  2. Net Analytics ( Writing Grammar Tool)-> View More
  3. Turnitin (Plagiarism Tool)-> View More

 

Open Access Theses and Dissertations

Indian HE Learning Resources

  1. NPTEL -> View More
  2. NDL -> View More
  3. e-PGPathshala -> View More
  4. Swayam Prabha – > View More

E-Journals (open access)

  • DOAJ – Directory of Open Access Journals -covering all Major Disciplines –> View More
  • High Wire Press – Earths largest free-full science archives -> View More
  • Hindawi Publishing Corporation – Journals related Science, Technology, and Medicine -> View More

Open Course wears

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) -> View More

MOOC’s

  • edX – Online Learning Destination -> View More

E-books (open access)

  • Project Gutenberg offers over 38,000 free ebooks. -> View More

Question Banks

Previous years VTU question papers

UG

BE – I & II Semester 

Sl. No Year File Link
1 2021-2022(odd Sem) View More
2 2020-2021 View More
3 2019-2020(Even Sem) View More
4 2019-2020(odd Sem) View More
5 2018-2019(Even Sem) View More
6 2018-2019(Odd Sem) View More
7 2017-2018 View More
8 2016-2017 View More
9 2015-2016 View More

Information Science & Engineering 

Sl. No Year File Link
1 2021-2022 (Odd Sem) View More
2 2020-2021 View More
3 2019-2020(Even Sem) View More
4 2019-2020(odd Sem) View More
5 2018-2019(Even Sem) View More
6 2018-2019(Odd Sem) View More
7 2017-2018 View More
8 2016-2017 View More
9 2015-2016 View More

Mechanical Engineering 

Sl. No Year File Link
1 2021-2022(Odd Sem) View More
2 2020-2021 View More
3 2019-2020(Even Sem) View More
4 2019-2020(odd Sem) View More
5 2018-2019(Even Sem) View More
6 2018-2019(Odd Sem) View More
7 2017-2018 View More
8 2016-2017 View More
9 2015-2016 View More

Computer Science & Engineering 

Sl. No Year File Link
1 2021-22 (Odd Sem) View More
2 2020-2021 View More
3 2019-2020(Even Sem) View More
4 2019-2020(odd Sem) View More
5 2018-2019(Even Sem) View More
6 2018-2019(Odd Sem) View More
7 2017-2018 View More
8 2016-2017 View More
9 2015-2016 View More

Civil Engineering

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1 2021-2022(Odd Sem) View More
2 2020-2021 View More
3 2019-2020(Even Sem) View More
4 2019-2020(odd Sem) View More
5 2018-2019(Even Sem) View More
6 2018-2019(Odd Sem) View More
7 2017-2018 View More
8 2016-2017 View More
9 2015-2016 View More

Electronics &Communication Engineering 

Sl. No Year File Link
1 2021-2022(Odd Sem) View More
2 2020-2021 View More
3 2019-2020(Even Sem) View More
4 2019-2020(odd Sem) View More
5 2018-2019(Even Sem) View More
6 2018-2019(Odd Sem) View More
7 2017-2018 View More
8 2016-2017 View More
9 2015-2016 View More

PG

M.Tech: Computer Science & Engineering 

Sl. No Year File Link
1 2021-2022(Odd Sem) View More
2 2017-2018 View More
3 2016-2017 View More

M.Tech : Thermal Power Engineering

Sl. No Year File Link
1 2021-2022(odd Sem) View More
2 2017-2018 View More
3 2016-2017 View More

MBA: Master of Business Administration 

Sl. No Year File Link
1 2021-2022(Odd Sem) View More
2 2020-2021 View More
3 2019-2020(Even Sem) View More
4 2019-2020(odd Sem) View More
5 2018-2019(Even Sem) View More
6 2018-2019(Odd Sem) View More
7 2017-2018 View More
8 2016-2017 View More

M.Tech: Signal Processing 

Sl. No Year File Link
1 2021-2022(odd Sem) View More
2 2019-2020(odd Sem) View More
3 2018-2019(Even Sem) View More
4 2018-2019(Odd Sem) View More
5 2017-2018 View More
6 2016-2017 View More

MCA: Master of Computer Applications

Sl. No Year File Link
1 2021-2022(Odd Sem) View More
2 2020-2021 View More
3 2019-2020(Even Sem) View More
4 2019-2020(odd Sem) View More
5 2018-2019(Even Sem) View More
6 2018-2019(Odd Sem) View More
7 2017-2018 View More
8 2016-2017 View More
9 2015-2016 View More
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