SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING - LIBRARY
DSU School of Engineering Library offers many services in support of academic and research work. Library is located at the 3rd floor at ‘A’ block in the university and has a carpet area of about 10, 000 sq. ft. with 150+ seating capacity. Library is fully air conditioned. Entire library is connected through LAN & Wi-Fi.
Most useful and fast moving books are placed in this section and Library provides general (open) access to its collections. Each rack in this section has Shelf guides which will help our readers to find the required books easily and quickly.
- Books are issued to all eligible members as per their entitlements Books are issued for 15 days to students and 1 semester for faculty. (No renewal option for faculty members).
- Along with books, CDs & DVDs are issued at Circulation Section.
An issued book can be renewed online for a period of 15 days, if online renewal once done, then the book has to be physically brought to the library for reissue. If the book has been reserved by any other person, then the book cannot be renewed. No renewal option for faculty members.
The library provides the facility to reserve books through our online portal available through OPAC. (http://192.168.3.1:8380/opac/myaccount/myAccount.html). Library members can search for the availability of the required book through the above portal and subsequently reserve them by logging in through their member ID.
The Library maintains separate reference collections consisting of Text books, rare books, Reference books, Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Directories, Handbooks, General Studies & etc. All library members has the separate reference membership to access reference collections. Reference books are issued for overnight if there is a need.
Digital library is having 18 Computers; through these computers DSU students, research scholars & faculty members can access subscribed online databases, e-books, e-journals and other digitized resources. Windows 8.1 operating system is being installed in all the computers in digital library.
IR (INSTITUTIONAL REPOSITORY): The Library is using D-Space Institutional Repository software for providing resources in digital form. This helps users to find Soft copies of previous question papers, project reports, Thesis & Dissertations, faculty publications & etc.
Institutional Repository (IR) : http://192.168.2.203:8080/jspui/
The Library receives a total No. of 103 Print journals. The Journal titles have been arranged as per the subject wise.
- 79 National
- 23 International Print journals.
Print Journals Sl. No. Subject No. of Journals 1 Basic Science 8 2 Mechanical Engineering 20 3 Computer Science &Engineering 37 4 Electronics & Communication Engineering 21 5 Computer Science & Technology 11 6 Embedded Systems 5 7 General Studies 1 Total 103
Library subscribes more than 10 Newspapers (English & Kannada) and 16 popular magazines.
Private Study Zones
Private Study Zones:
There are three private study zones in the library and these are open for DSU students, research scholars & faculty members. Each room has LCD Monitor and LAN (internet) connection for personal laptops to prepare & practice seminars and project works. Nowadays more readers prefer to sit & study in this kind of study rooms.
Book CDs & DVDs are available in this section. Library members can contact library staff to access to these resources. http://192.168.2.203/static/Downloads/Bookcd.pdf
Web OPAC is the Online Public Access Catalogue which allows users avail the services of the library.
- Search & find the available books& journals in the library
- E-Books- Users can directly search and download PDF’s of available E-books.
- Online renewals
Reprography & Stationary
Reprography & Stationary:
The Photocopy facility in the library is extended like;
- Network printing
- Spiral binding