As said by Dr. S. Radhakrishnan, 2nd president of India – “Library is a heart of an educational institution.” The main function of the heart is to pump the blood to all parts of the body similarly the aim of the Library is to pump the knowledge to all by various means such as the books & journals print and electronic version, training programs, and services. Library also supports teaching-learning and research programs.

Central Library was established in the year 1986. The Central Library, along with 25 departmental libraries is supporting the teaching, learning, and research, by providing physical and intellectual access to information. The library has a comprehensive collection of resources both in print and electronic form to fulfill the information needs of faculty, students, and research scholars. And it is serving as a resource centre for the Health Science information for medical professionals as well as allied health sciences professionals.

The Library with a built-in carpet area of 2400 sq. mtr. Spread over two floors, has separate reading halls for undergraduates/staff/postgraduates. The Central Library is completely air-conditioned. It has separate references, textbooks, and periodical sections. The overall seating capacity of the library is 750. Digital Library is having 43 computers with an internet speed of 120 Mbps + 60 Mbps and can be accessible through the campus network and remote access.

One e-library is established in the hospital block to support the research activities of faculty/students.

LIBRARY WORKING HOURS

Reference and Circulation Section: 8.00 am to 10.00 pm 365 days.
Reading Facilities: 24 x 7 on all the 365 days

 
FACILITIES

DIGITAL LIBRARY

24 x 7 SECURITY

E-LIBRARY

 

24 X 7 STUDY ROOM

PG STUDY ROOMS

E-BOOKS

BLDE (DU) Library  e-resources: Usage Policy

  • Electronic resources such as  e-journals, e-databases, e-books etc. made available by the Central Library, BLDE (Deemed to be University), Vijayapur are for academic use.
  • These resources can be searched, browsed and material may be downloaded and printed as single copies of articles as is done in the case of printed library material. Downloading or printing of a complete book or an entire issue or a volume of one or more journals (called systematic downloading)is strictly prohibited.
  • Use of robots, spiders or intelligent agents to access, search and/or systematically download from these resources is also prohibited.
  • Any violation of this policy will result in penal action as per the rules and regulations of the Institute.
  • Please be aware that systematic downloading will cause the publisher to block to the entire community of users @ BLDE (Deemed to be University), Vijayapur from accessing these resources

Journals
DescriptionQuantity
Back Volumes8366
Current Journals174
International98
National76
ProQuest Health Complete Database
DescriptionQuantity
Books17813
Journals6908
Dissertations & Theses171549
Scopus Database
DescriptionQuantity
Indexing & Abstracting42180
Books
DescriptionQuantity
Books22295
SC/ST Book Bank447
Gift Books1676
Kannada Books407
Dissertations &Thesis
DescriptionQuantity
Dissertations797
Thesis36
Video Casettes
DescriptionQuantity
Video Cassettes52
CD/DVD
DescriptionQuantity
CD /DVD572
News Papers
DescriptionQuantity
Kannada8
English5
Hindi1
Magazines
DescriptionQuantity
Kannada4
English 11

Sl. NoName of the StaffDesignationQualification
1Dr. Prasanna Kumara B.MChief LibrarianM.Sc, M.Phil, PGDLIM, UGC-NET, KSET, Ph.D
2Dr. ManjulaSenior LibrarianMLISc, M.Phil, Ph.D, K-SET.
3Smt. S. S. HiremathSenior LibrarianMLISc, M.Phil.
4Shri. S. C. LalasangiAssistant LibrarianMLISc., PGDHL
5Sri. Shivakumar AcharyaAsst. LibrarianM.L.I.Sc., UGC-NET
6Sri. B.D. BiradarFDCM.A., M.Phil. M.Lib.Sc.
7Sri. R.G AmbalagiCCTM.Lib.Sc., M.Phil.
8Sri. U.A KaladagiLib. AssistantB.A., B.Lib.Sc.
9Sri. SuryakanthLib. AssistantMLISc. KSET
10Sri. Sunil KundaragiLib. AssistantMLISc, PGDLAN, KSET
11Sri. Raju RathodAttenderB.A
12Sri. V.G.RajapurPeonSSLC
13Sri. G.S HukkeriSweeperSSLC
14Sri. Meghu ChavanSweeperSSLC
15Sri. Rafeeq ShaikhScavenger7th
16Smt. Sheela MorabScavenger7th

DIGITAL LIBRARY

The digital library is a gateway to electronic biomedical literature. The mission of the digital library is to provide an effective and efficient information infrastructure to the central library for providing access to the current and relevant, online resources, nurturing an environment and culture which is helpful in advancing the use of e-learning resources for enabling stakeholders to contribute in the global society. 43 systems have been provided with the objective to make it the academic hub.

The air-conditioned digital library is supported by a 120mbps lease line internet connection and is enabled with wi-fi. Access is provided to EPAC (Electronic Public Access Catalogue), Proquest Health Complete Database, e-journals, e-books, and free/open access resources directory, Institutional Repository. Digital resources also provided remote access with individual login credentials.  Swayam Prabha- DTH educational channels are installed, which transmits 32 educational channels. Printing, scanning, unlimited browsing, and download facilities are made available. RFID technology is implemented.

One e-library is established in the hospital block to support the research activities of faculty/students.

LIBRARY SERVICES, RULES & BEST PRACTICES

Services

Circulation services,

Current Awareness Services (CAS)

Literature Search

Document Delivery Service (DDS)

Reprographic Service

Referral Service

Selective Dissemination of Information,

Book bank service for SC/ST students

Documents Printing and Scanning

User Awareness Program (Training and Workshops)

Remote Access: Library App – “mLibrary”

Inter Library Loan (DELNET)

OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog)

News Paper Clippings

Research Support Service

Similarity/Plagiarism (URKUND)

Reference Management Tool

Grammarly

VIDWAN & IRINS Supporting Service

Journal Selection for Publication Service

Rules

Please bring ID-Card while using the Library

ID-Card is a must for Library transactions.

Please maintain decorum, peace and silence within the premises of Library

Please handle Library materials with utmost care

Audible use of mobile phones and any other electronic gadgets not permitted in the Library

Keep your personal belongings at the Property Counter

Smoking, food and drinks are strictly forbidden.

No material from the Library should be taken out without proper issuing /recording.

Any violation may lead to disciplinary action

Best Practices

24/7 Hrs. 365 days Open

Library Feedback

Publication Verification for Faculty Appointment and Promotion

Membership Facility for External Users (Library Funding)

Swayam Prabha DTH Channels

Facility for Differently able Users

Coffee Shop

Appreciation award to Best Users