BVC Engineering College


Services & Facilities

Library Catalogue (OPAC)  The library offers computerized catalogue search services through the OPAC. The bibliographic record consisting of more than 33000 books available in the Central Library. Sufficient number of PCs are placed in the user area for the students and faculty to access the OPAC. Our Library Catalogue can also be searched through web .

Self Circulation System The Central Library have been using Bees campus Soft which offers self issue / return service to its user. Users can get issue the required books by their self in the presence of counter staff. Library is also facilitating you to reserve any book, which is already issued to someone, that book will not be re-issued to him. The book will be kept for you for one week at reserve counter, if you will fail to collect within the stipulated period, the same will be shelved in the respective place.

Reference Service: Reference staff is also available in the reading room to suggest sources of information and to assist in locating the required material. One copy of each title is kept in Reference section for the reference to users with in the library use only. These books can be issued over night only in case of emergency. The total collection of Reference section is 6000 books.

Project Section: Students projects are also kept for reference only within the library premises. The total collection of Project Section is 1200 projects deposited by the students. These projects are strictly not issued nor the photocopy of the same is provided.

Reading Facility The Central Library provides a sufficient space for reading purpose. The total reading area in the library is 400Sqm. and a sufficient gallery area is also left for frequent movement to the users. One seprate reading room is also being provided for the students to study thier personal books reading in late night up to 10.00 p.m.

Faculty Reading Room The Central Library provides a sufficient and seprate room for reading purpose to the faculty members.

Inter-library loan The Central Library offers inter-library loan service to its users for the books and periodicals not available in the BVCEC Library by procuring them from other libraries. The BVCEC library has membership of DELNET and having agreement with to share the resources among member libraries which includes lending its resources to the other libraries.

Audio-visual facility / Multimedia facility The Central Library provides audio-visual and multimedia facility to its users. One room specially designed meant for accessing Reference Databases, CD’s with books, Cd’s with magazines etc. A rich collection of CD’s, Audio, Video cassettes, floppies etc. is arranged subject wise which can be found very easily.

E-journals / Internet Access facility The Central Library extends its services to provides the access for internet and e- journals. BVCEC Library is subscribing a enough number of e-journals through IEEE, ASCE, ASME, Sprinerlink, J-Gate, Elsevier-Science Direct, Wiley Blackwell, Mc Graw-Hill E-Books, ASTM Digital library.

Print journals Library has been subscribing a lot of good journals in the field of science, engineering, technology, management and humanities. At latest journal can be referred with in the library for one month, after that the journals have been sent to related department for six month and later on the same got bound year wise. Beside the current journals, library has a rich collection of bound journals.

Photocopy Facility One person have been placed on photocopy services to operate machines. Based on requisition, Photocopies of the library documents are made available mainly for academic purpose, subject to following conditions:

  • Documents protected under the Copy Right Act will not be reproduced entirely for personal use.
  • The copying charges are Rs. 1.00 per copy.

Book Bank facility BVCEC Central Library has Book Bank. The books from Book Bank is issued to the students for one complete semester after deposing a minimum amount of total cost of the book.

Question Paper Bank BVCEC Central Library has Question Paper Bank having old question papers of B.Tech, M.Tech courses for the reference. These can be accessed through our systems and xeroxed.

Current Awareness Service (CAS) To update our users, library display a list of Current Addition in the library i.e. books, periodicals, newspapers & magazines etc. Library also provides the newspaper clippings service to keep in mind the interest and demand of users.

Property Counter / Belongings Shelves Library has a property counter at the entrance of the library to keep the users their restricted material in the shelves with own risk.

Users Assistance All members of the library team are available for any assistance you may need in using the library resources, facilities and services. You are also welcome to offer your suggestions about the same.

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