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The Library and Information Centre is the heart of the academic Centre at GIT. It has been designed to meet the information needs of the undergraduates, postgraduate, research scholars, faculty and staff members of GIT. It has a collection of over 99000+ Volumes and 24000+ titles that supplement the teaching, research and development of Institution. The demands of the ever-growing research areas multiple disciplines is being catered with the help of latest volumes, in almost all fields Engineering, Science, Technology, Management and general areas.

 The Library has membership to VTU Consortium and AICTE Consortium for E-Resources. It has subscribed 8000+ National and International peer reviewed e-Journals access through IEEE, ASCE, Science Direct, Springer, Knimbus, ProQuest, Taylor and Francis, database. It has also access to 16000+ e-Books from Springer, Taylor and Francic and CRC press publisher. There is IP based and unlimited access to all E-Resources for its users. The Library enabled cloud based remote access service to all VTU-Consortium E-Resources for faculties and research scholars of GIT.

The Library has active institutional membership to DELNET organization. The DELNET provides Inter Library Loan and Document Delivery services for books and journal articles to its member’s institutes. The DELNET has connected with 5000+ institutional, public and special libraries in India and around the globe.

The entire collection has bar-coded and fully automated by using the Koha Integrated Library Management Software. The Library offer many services to our patrons like Automated Circulation System, Online Public Access Catalogue, GIT Library app Service, Online Purchase Suggestion, Database Orientation, Patron Management, Inter Library Loan Facility, Government Book Bank Facility, and Special encouragement for top 3 students in all branches, News Paper Clipping and Selective Dissemination of Information etc.

Library works for 14 hours a day from 08.00 A.M. to 09.00 P.M. on all working days. Below are the opening timings along with the different section. Library staffs are working in three shifts on rotation basis.

Working Hours:

Sections  Timings 
Circulation Section 08:00am to 09:00pm
Reference Section 08:00am to 09:00pm
Periodical Section 08:00am to 09:00pm
Laptop Zone 08:00am to 09:00pm
Reading Hall 24*7

OPAC (Online Services): Online catalogue facility is available to users through internet. The link for accessing our OPAC is http://library.git.edu.  As per the website count statistics, the total visitor view the OPAC is 77023 (as on Dec 2015). Every individual patron has the OPAC account credentials to access their account. The main features of the OPAC are to check the availability of books, self renewal of borrowed books, online reservation and online purchase suggestions. Find loan periods, renew, or place holds. Check your library account for what is checked out and when books are due.Circulation Services oversees and enforces loan policies for items held by the Library. This Service provides information on how many items may be checked out and for how long.

GIT Library App Services (Mobile App) : The GIT Library app is exclusive mobile app designed and developed for the use of students and staff of KLS Gogte Institute of Technology, Belagavi. The mobile app is act like a plug-in and fetching the content from existing Koha automation software using at Library. The GIT students and staff can use OPAC login credentials to login mobile app. Keeping into mind that, mobile apps used generally focus on brief interactions of fifteen minutes or less. The GIT Library app enables the quick view of essential information such as – issued books, fine, reading history, and item search along shelf location.
Features of App

• To check the availability of books.
• To identify the actual location of books.
• To access your Library account.
• To receive push notification for new arrivals of library books
· To receive reminder push notification for overdue books.

Digital Library Services: Digital library with an excellent infrastructure has been setup at the Library and Information Centre. This has been a classic setup designed by our computer center with latest Computers. Online access to the e-resource portals of ASCE, CRC Press, IEEE DL, Springer, Science Direct, Taylor & Francis(Trail Bases), Knimbus. NPTEL, these services are IP enabled and can be accessed anywhere in the campus.

Inter Library Loan Service:  The Central Library offers inter-library loan service to its users for the books not available in the GIT library by procuring them from Developing Library Network (DELNET) The GITs Library, in turn, also lends its resources to the libraries of other government and academic institutions. Library is active member of DELNET, It is Resource sharing networks/consortia, (like Inflibnet)  VTU Consortia, AICTE consortia.

Reference Services: The Library maintains a separate reference collection consisting of encyclopedias, dictionaries, directories, handbooks, atlases, etc. Reference books are marked  “R” The Reference Section facility is extended to the students, staff and faculty of the Institute from 08.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m. Saturday 08.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m. on all working days. Readers may approach the Reference Desk for information or any assistance in the use of the Library Collections and Services.

Periodical Services A good number of journals and magazines both technical and general in nature are subscribed to library. Latest issues will be displayed as and when received.

Book Bank Services: The eligible students may submit online application to get extra 3 books for entire semester in the GBBS Section.

Current Awareness Service:  In order to keep library users, informed about the latest additions, the following are displayed on regular basis: Recent additions of Books, List of journals received displayed on plazma view , Announcement of information on national / international Conferences/ Conducting events from library etc..

User Awareness Programme Services: The 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. 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 In (Circulation Counter).

Photocopying Services: Today, reprography plays a very important role in the transmission of knowledge within library resources and services. The Reprography Service at GIT Library helps to preserve rare and special material and collections from being stolen or mishandled and, therefore, maintain availability of the resources.

CD-Rom services:  Our CDs accompanied with purchased books and journals, some complementary CDs, and Magazines’ CDs and DVDs. CDs will be provided to refer through library systems as well as issued home.

News Paper Clipping: Scanned copy of GIT News, AICTE News, KEA News will send through email and also uploaded in GIT website.

Special Encouragement for Toppers Services: Department wise Top three students will get extra-books for entire semester to achieve better marks or score. Golden Member – 1st Topper = 14 + 02 (Syllabus Bk + General Bk) Silver Member – 2nd Topper = 12 + 02 (Syllabus Bk + General Bk) Bronze Member – 3rd Topper = 10 + 02 (Syllabus Bk + General Bk).

Other Services: Access to NPTEL – E-learning Courses: Elearning platform is using in the institutional level and maintain by library and Information Centre.

Automated Circulation System: Library is fully automated with latest version of KOHA- Open source integrated software. It is hosted in online server and maintained by in-house experts. The entire collection is bar-coded.

Circulation section is the gateway between users and documents so it plays a major role to any Library and Information System. Our Circulation Section performs issue, renewal, return of books using Koha software. Apart from these basic tasks many other jobs like membership registration, issue no-dues certificate, inter library lone, overdue fine collection, book reservation, various e-mail alert generation, etc. and all kind of queries by the users are being performed by this section.

Category Item Type No of Items Loan Period Renewal Total Days Fine per day
 (Each item)
UG Books 6  15 Days 1 30 Rs. 1/-
General / Fiction / Light Reading 1 15 Days 1 30 Rs. 1/-
Journals / Magazines 1 03 Days 1 6 Rs. 1/-
AV Resources 1 02 Days 1 4 Rs. 1/-
PG Books 6 15 Days 1 30 Rs. 1/-
General / Fiction / Light Reading 1 15 Days 1 30 Rs. 1/-
Journals / Magazines 2 03 Days 1 6 Rs. 1/-
AV Resources 1 02 Days 1 4 Rs. 1/-
  • General books are issued to all eligible members as per their entitlements.
  • The reader has to check the condition of books while borrowing, in case the books are found damaged, mutilated or spoilt while returning, the reader has to replace the same as a new book.
  • A book can have maximum one renewals.
  • Absence from the college will not be allowed as an excuse for the delay in the return of books.
  • If the due date falls on a holiday for the Library, the next working day will be taken as the due date.
  • Books are renewed if there are no reservations against the book.
  • The borrower will be responsible for any loss or non-return of any books issued against his / her.
  • Loss of library books should be reported to librarian immediately. Overdue fine will be collected till the book is replaced or returned.
  • Auto email overdue reminders are setup for all the members.
  • If you made any changes in profile, confirm the same to circulation counter.
  • Cell Phone to be switched off inside the Library.
  • Strict and absolute silence shall be observed in the Library.

 Arun Adrakatti (STLIB001) Name: Designation: Qualification: Experience: Email Mr. Arun F. Adrakatti
Librarian
MLISc.,M.Phil.,PGDLAN.,KSET.,NET.,(Ph.D).
10 Years.
librarian@git.edu/arun@git.edu
 Shivaleela Kalyani (STLIB20) Name: Designation: Qualification: Experience: Email Mrs. Shivaleela S. Kalyani
Asst. Librarian
B.Com., MLISc., (Ph.D)
7 Years.
sskalyani@git.edu
 Vaishali Nesarkar (STLIB17) Name: Designation: Qualification: Experience: Email: Mrs. Vaishali S. Nesarkar
Asst. Librarian 
B.A., MLISc.
8 Years. 
 vvnesarkar@git.edu
Mamata Kulkarni (mamatap) Name: Designation: Qualification: Experience: Email: Mrs.Mamata M. Kulkarni
FDA
B.A., (BLISc.)
7 Years.
mamatakulkarni@git.edu
Pradeep Patil (STLIB23) Name: Designation: Qualification: Experience: Email: Mr. Pradeep S. Patil
Library Asst.
B.Sc.,MLISc.
4 Years.
pspatil@git.edu
Raghavendra Naik (stlib01) Name: Designation: Qualification: Experience: Email: Mr. R.V. Naik
Library Asst.
B.Sc., CLIB.
32 Years. 
 rvnaik@git.edu
Sharanik Suppannavar (STLIB08) Name: Designation: Qualification: Mr. Sharanik A. Suppannavar
Mechanic
SSLC
Prema Chadichal (STLIB21) Name: Designation: Qualification: Mrs. Prema P. Chadichal
Attender
PUC (B.A)
Nagaraj Kavaldar (Stlib04) Name: Designation: Qualification: Mr. Nagaraj H. Kavaldar
Peon
SSLC
Premnath Kamble (STLIB05) Name: Designation: Qualification: Mr. Premanath M. Kamble
Peon
SSLC
Kiran  Naik  (STLIB014) Name: Designation: Qualification: Mr. Kiran B. Naik
Peon
SSLC
  Name: Designation: Qualification: Mrs. Shalan Y. Rajai
Peon
SSLC

The Library & Information Center has a collection of over 97000+ volumes and 24000+ titles that supplement the VTU curriculum course content and relevant to proposed subject and research areas. The entire collection is bar coded and important in-house functions like acquisition, cataloging and circulation are automated using the Koha Integrated Library Management Software.

Department wise Volumes and Titles :

S. No Course No of Volumes No of Title
1 CIVIL 10281 2523
2 MECHANICAL 10477 3549
3 ELECTRICAL 9079 1737
4 ELECTRONICS 10947 2465
5 COMPUTER SCIENCE 10913 2736
6 I.S.E. 9745 2065
7 I.P. 9561 1479
8 ARCHITECTURE 2843 2211
9 M.C.A. 9486 2267
10 Science & Humanities 4954 563
11 GENERAL 3128 1599
12 MBA 7862 1679
   TOTAL 99276 24873

Statistics of books added for last four financial year:

 Year Number of new titles added Number of new editions added Number of new volumes added
CFYm4 (2010-2011) 1229 425 6147
CFYm3 (2011-2012) 981 331 4907
CFYm2 (2012-2013) 796 244 3982
CFYm1 (2013-2014) 645 203 3474
CFY (2014-2015) 284 92 1978

The Library has subscribed 5000+ National and International peer reviewed e- journals access through ASCE, CRC Press, IEEE, Springer,  Taylor and Francis, Science Direct, ProQuest, Knimbus, NPTEL, online Databases. It is also subscribed 16000+  eBooks. IP based access for all subscribed E-Resources. Digital library with an Excellent infrastructure has been setup at the Library and Information Centre to access all E-Resources. This has been a classic setup designed by our computer center with latest Computers.


ASCE- (American Society of Civil Engineers):

The ASCE is recognized globally for their significant contribution and dedication to the advancement of science and education in the civil engineering profession. Content: ASCE e-Journals Package (35 e-Journals) over 300 titles (2016 ) (Back file Access from 1983 – till date)

URL: http://ascelibrary.org/journals/all_journal_titles Access: IP based Subjects: CV Consortium: VTU Click Here to access List of Journals


(CRC Press) :

CRCnetBASE offers instant access to the world’s premier scientific, technical and medical references with added support for libraries. Our subject collections are designed to meet the individualized needs of any sized library or institution. Content: 1000 E-Books URL: http://www.crcnetbase.com/ Consortium: VTU Click Here to access List of ebooks


IEEE Xplore Digital Library :

The IEEE Xplore® digital library provides access to IEEE journals, transactions and letters Content: IEEE- All Society Periodicals ePackage (ASPP) 273 e-Journals, 1000 eBooks, 6514 Conference proceedings, 3043 Technical Standards etc. (2016) (Back file Access from 1872 – till date) Subjects: CS, EE, EC, Telecom URL: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org Consortium: VTU Click Here to access List of Journals Click Here to access List of Standards Click Here to access List of Conference Proceedings


Springer:

Springer is a global publishing company that publishes books, e-books and peer-reviewed journals in science, technical and medical (STM) publishing. Content: (680 Journals) ( 2016 ) (Back file Access from 1997 – till date) + (13500 eBooks) Subjects: All Branches URL: http://link.springer.com Consortium: VTU Click Here to access List of Journals


Elsevier (Science Direct) :

Science Direct is the web-based interface to the full-text database of Elsevier Science journals and Academic Press Journals. Content: 288 Journals (Back File Access from 2000 – 2015) Subjects: All Branches URL: www.sciencedirect.com Consortium: AICTE Click Here to access List of Journals

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Knimbus:

Knimbus stands for Knowledge Cloud and is a dedicated knowledge discovery and collaborative space for researchers and scholars. Content: 12000 open access journals. Subjects: All Branches URL: http://www.knimbus.com Consortium: VTU Click Here to access List of Journals


NPTEL:

NPTEL provides E-learning through online Web and Video courses in Engineering, Science and humanities streams. The mission of NPTEL is to enhance the quality of Engineering education in the country by providing free online courseware. Subjects: All Branches URL:http://nptel.iitm.ac.in


ProQuest:

ProQuest is committed to empowering researchers and librarians around the world. ProQuest is a key partner for content holders of all types, preserving and enabling access to their rich and varied information. Precision search of the content is enabled through ProQuest’s renowned ability to structure data for simple access and discovery by students, scholars and information seekers of all kinds.

Content: 3900 Journals, 7800 Abstract ( 2016 ) (Back file Access from 2000 – till date) Subjects: All Branches include Architecture and MBA URL: http://search.proquest.com/  Consortium: Click here to access list of Engineering Database and Click Here to access list of ABI-Global-Business Information

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Taylor & Francis:

T&F Group partners with researchers, scholarly societies, universities, and libraries worldwide to bring knowledge to life. As one of the world’s leading publishers of scholarly journals, books, eBooks, reference works, and databases, our content spans all areas of the humanities, social sciences, behavioral sciences, science, technology, and medicine. Content: 535 eJournals Subjects: All Engg Braches URL: www.tandfonline.com Consortium: VTU Click Here to access List of Books Click Here to access List of Journals

OPAC (Online Services): Online catalogue facility is available to users through internet. The link for accessing our OPAC is http://library.git.edu.  As per the website count statistics, the total visitor view the OPAC is 77023 (as on July 2015). Every individual patron has the OPAC account credentials to access their account.

The main features of the OPAC are to check the availability of books, self renewal of borrowed books, online reservation and online purchase suggestions. Find loan periods, renew, or place holds. Check your library account for what is checked out and when books are due.Circulation Services oversees and enforces loan policies for items held by the Library. This Service provides information on how many items may be checked out and for how long.

Access to library Members Account

The GIT Library app is exclusive mobile app designed and developed for the use of students and staff of KLS Gogte Institute of Technology, Belagavi. The mobile app is act like a plug-in and fetching the content from existing Koha automation software using at Library. The GIT students and staff can use OPAC login credentials to login mobile app. Keeping into mind that, mobile apps used generally focus on brief interactions of fifteen minutes or less. The GIT Library app enables the quick view of essential information such as – issued books, fine, reading history, and item search along shelf location.
Features of App
• To check the availability of books.
• To identify the actual location of books.
• To access your Library account.
• To receive push notification for new arrivals of library books
· To receive reminder push notification for overdue books.

Download through URL: Click Here to download App from Google Play Store, a link is also provide for the same in GIT library webpage (GIT Mobile App)

TAKE AWAY DRIVE (JOURNALS/ MAGAZINES) – 2016

KLS’s Gogte Institute of Technology Dept. of Library and Information Centre is Conducting Take Away Drive Initiative Event at  Library & Information Centre held on 16th Sept 2016. Take Away Drive: Inaugurated by Library Committee Chairman  & HOD (E&E) Dr. D. R. Joshi.

Under this initiative, the technical &non-technical old magazines will be kept separately at Library. Staff and Students are allowed to pick the magazine as per their interest & Take to home (No need to return the magazine).

OFFICIALLY RELEASED MOBILE APP – 2016

KLS’s Gogte Institute of Technology Dept. of Library and Information Centre is Library App Inaugural Event at Library & Information Centre held on  9th August 2016. Officially released Mobile App : Inaugurated by M.R Kulkarni (BOM Chairman),  G.C Chairman & Members, Principal A.S Deshpande presided over the event.

CELEBRATED LIBRARIANS DAY – 2015

The GIT, Library and Information Centre, had the unique opportunity of celebrating the Librarians Day, held on 12th August 2015. Librarian had given brief introduction about S. R. Ranganathan, Father of Library Science. In India 12th August 2015 is celebrated as Librarians Day as a mark of tribute to the contribution made by Ranganathan to the Library. 123rd Birth anniversary of Dr. S.R Ranganathan,

Dr. D.R.Joshi, Dean Dr. J.K. Kittur and Librarian garland to the Ranganathan’s photo.

NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK – 2014

The GIT, Library and Information Centre, had the unique opportunity of celebrating the National Library Week, in November 2014 (17th to 20th).

 The Celebration start with inaugural function, the various events has been conducted for the students, we had a competition that was unique the students prepared a one minute Video Clips about Do’s and Don’ts at the library. There was  other event on essay competition on “Role of Library in my Personality Development”.

TAKE AWAY DRIVE (JOURNALS/ MAGAZINES) – 2013

KLS’s Gogte Institute of Technology Dept. of Library and Information Centre is Conducting Take Away Drive Initiative Event at  Library & Information Centre held on 3rd March 2013.Take Away Drive: Inaugurated by Dean Administrative Dr. D.R.Kulkarni

Under this initiative, the technical &non-technical old magazines will be kept separately at Library. Staff and Students are allowed to pick the magazine as per their interest & Take to home (No need to return the magazine).

 

The members of the Library Advisory Committee are;

Dr. D. R. Joshi – Chairman

Dr. J. K. Kittur – Member

Prof. S. F. Rodd – Member

Prof. R. B. Kulkarni – Member

LIBRARIAN
Library & Information Center Gogte Institute of Technology Khanapur Road, Udyambag, Belagavi – 590008. Karnataka, INDIA Ph: 0831 – 2498515 Mail: arun@git.edu, Librarian@git.edu