OmDayal Group of Institutions established its library in the year 2010. The ODGI Library started functioning with a vision to serve the information needs of its users and it mainly holds books related to engineering, architecture and its allied subjects. Presently the library has a collection of over 15,000 Volumes comprising of text and reference books and also subscribing to more than 47 journals & periodicals housed in its Central and Architecture Libraries. Beside its rich collection, library provides NPTEL facility to access video lectures and DELNET access for resource sharing. A Digital library with 11 systems to access the E-Journals, E-books, CD/DVD’s is also an important facet of the library and information center. All house-keeping operations are fully computerized through LSEase software which also provides OPAC access of library resources. Both the libraries consist of reading area, internet browsing terminals, reference section, open access periodical display and back-volume archives.
- To deliver full and easy access to the resources available to students, faculty members and staffs to enhance and encourage an in-depth teaching- learning experience
- To educate the library users about the facilities and services offered through the library and information center for their easeful use
- To ensure quality and dissemination of the resources available on or offline
- To maintain and preserve the ambience of knowledge
- To facilitate knowledge and resource sharing among users
The library is the heart of any institution and here in ODGI the library boasts of an infrastructure and facilities that ignite and motivate the young minds into achieving greater heights. The Library and Information Center of the college runs with the mission of taking the institution to a level of technical excellence through timely and smart dissemination of the knowledge required for the students to inculcate the skills essential for a globally competent personality. The Library and Information Center also aims at boosting the research and developmental activities undertaken by the faculty members and others associated with the institution.
Monday to Saturday : 09:45am to 04:30pm
Library closed on : Every Sunday, Public Holidays
|Kousik Mondal||Library-In-Charge||MA, MLIS in Digital Library, UGC-CBSE-NET, Ph.D.||15 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Randhir Kumar||Assistant Librarian||M.A., MLIS||12 email@example.com|
|Debahuti Roy||Assistant Librarian||M.A., MLIS||10 firstname.lastname@example.org|
1. Library Hours
The Library shall remain open for service:
Monday to Saturday : 09:45am to 04:30pm
Library closed on : Every Sunday, Public Holidays
2. General Rules
- Total silence to be maintained.
- Library is NO MOBILE ZONE.
- Student must bring ID card in the library.
- All readers are required to maintain discipline inside the library.
- Eating, sleeping and talking loudly are strictly prohibited inside the Library.
- All personal belongings must be left in the specified area.
- Each user (faculty and student) must sign in and out his/her name in the respective library attendance registers.
- Registration should be done to become a library member prior to using the library resources & services.
- Library membership cards are not transferable.
- The librarian may recall any book from any member at any time and the member shall return the same immediately.
- The borrower is responsible for the books borrowed on his/her cards.
- Return of books will not be permitted within 24 hrs. of issue.
- Overdue charges for students will be Rs. 1/- per book per day
- User’s cooperation and gentle behaviour with the library staffs is expected.
3. Library Membership Registration & circulation rules:
Registration for library membership is required for availing library resources & facilities.
3.1 Faculty Members & TA: Faculty Members and Technical Assistant (TA) are allowed to borrow maximum 6 (six) books at a time for a period of 30 (thirty) days.
Newly Appointed Faculty Members and Technical Assistants are allowed to borrow maximum 2 (Two) books at a time (for the first year of service), 4 (four) books (up to the second year of service) and 6 (six) books thereafter.
3.2 Non-Teaching Staff: All non-teaching staffs of the college can borrow up to 2 (two) books at a time for a period of 30 (thirty) days.
3.3 Students: Students of B.Tech, B, Arch and M. Arch are allowed to borrow 5 (five), 3 (three) and 2 (two) library books respectively for a period of 14 (fourteen) days from Central and Architecture Library on production of their authorized/valid Library Cards. Renewal/Reissue of the books is also allowed for maximum 2(two) times after formal issue, subject to no/low demand for the respective book.
3.4 Alumni: Ex-student and Ex-faculty member/staff can access library resources for reference/reading facility onlyafter due permission from College Principal/Vice-Principal/Registrar/Librarian together with the proof of association with the college.
NB: ALL BOOKS MUST BE RETURNED TO THE LIBRARY AFTER THE END OF EVERY SEMESTER.
Issue – Return policies for different categories of members are given below:
|Member Category||Books (Re-Issue)||Periodicals (Current Volumes) (Reading only)||Periodicals (Back Volumes) (Return)||Fine|
|Max No.||Duration||Max No.||Duration||Max No.||Duration|
|Faculty / T.A.***||6||30 Days||–||During Library Visit||2||14 Days||None|
|Non-Teaching||4||30 Days||–||During Library Visit||–||During Library Visit||None|
|Students||B. Tech||5||14 Days||–||During Library Visit||1||14 Days||Rupee 1.00 per day per book after due date.|
|B. Arch||3||14 Days||–||During Library Visit||1||14 Days||Rupee 1.00 per day per book after due date.|
|M. Arch||2||14 Days||–||During Library Visit||1||14 Days||Rupee 1.00 per day per book after due date.|
*** Newly Appointed Faculty Members and Technical Assistants are allowed to borrow maximum 2 (Two) books at a time (for the first year of service), 4 (four) books (up to the second year of service) and 6 (six) books thereafter.
4. Loss of Books & Other reading materials:
User responsible for any kind of loss / damage / defacement or mutilation of books and other reading materials borrowed by him/her will require replacing them with same or latest edition of the book after getting permission from the librarian, otherwise the borrower has to pay the double amount of the latest edition including overdue amount of the same book.
5. Care of library borrower cards:
Take special care to maintain the library borrower cards. Do not fold or damage the cards. Members are responsible for the entire set of library borrower cards issued to them.
6. Loss of cards:
Loss of borrower card should be immediately reported to the librarian in writing. After checking the borrowing register, they will be issued a fresh replacement/duplicate card on a payment of Rs.50/-(fifty) only.
7. Care of Library Books:
Users are required to handle the books / Journals very carefully; marking with pencil; writing or highlighting, tearing the pages or mutilating the same in any other way will be viewed very seriously. In such case reader shall be held responsible unless these are brought to the notice of the library staff at the time of issue.
8. Library Clearance:
All students/faculty members/staff of the Institutions are required to collect their library clearance certificate from library at the end of his/her study/service, by surrendering his/her library cards, document dues.
Note that after the given deadline all outstanding fines etc. will be deducted from the College Caution Money.
9. Reference section
Reading material in reference section of the following nature shall not be issued but can be consulted in the library (except in special cases e.g. classroom use of a teacher for a short period/photocopying purposes)
9.1. Reference material (i.e. Encyclopaedias, dictionaries, Handbooks, and the material marked ‘REFERENCE’ or ‘R’)
9.2. Theses, reports, pamphlets, syllabi, acts, Codes etc.
9.3. All unprocessed materials.
9.4. Current periodicals & newspapers.
9.5. Other material assigned by the Librarian.
10. Reading Room section
Both the libraries have reading room facility. Users can read reading materials and newspapers. They are allowed to take reference books not more than 2(two) at a time after submission of their respective Reference Card. Personal books can be consulted inside the library premises after taking due permission from library staff.
11. Journal Section
In this section journals, general magazines and newsletters are available. The latest issues are displayed on display rack and other previous issues are arranged in the back issue/volume cabinet.
12. OPAC Use
OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) can be access through any terminals in college premises to use http://192.168.104.6:8380/opac IP for browsing online catalogue through LSEase.
13. Rules for Internet / Digital Library / NPTEL Usage
a) Privilege for use of internet is limited to academic projects / study related only.
b) The students are advised to use internet and other e-resources strictly for academic/educational purpose.
c) Following activities are not allowed / permitted while using internet:
- Email & Chatting (other than academic purposes)
- Use of social networking sites
- Playing games
- Watching movies and listening to music
- Installation/updating/deletion of softwares and other applications without permission.
- Any obscene and indecent website
- Use of any external devices without prior permission from library staff.
d) Downloading: Users can download files pertaining to their courses, semester’s question papers, freely available e- books & periodicals to external devises like CD/DVD’s and Pen drives only after due permission from library personnel. File size should not be more than 10MB.
e) NPTEL: Courses of National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) can be accessed through Intranet terminals. Student can only view the lectures and downloading is allowed after permission from library staff.
14. Rules for Reprography & Printing
a) Printing facility is available for library users strictly for academic/educational purposes. Applicable charges are:
- Rs. 2/- per page for B/W
- Rs. 3/- per page for image
b) Reprography facility is also available for academic purposes in following nominal charge/s:
- A4 = Rs. 1/- per page
Resources at a glance:
|Total No of Volumes||15241|
|Total No of Titles||3334|
|Journals & Periodicals||47|
|Bound Volume Journals||280|
|CD / DVDs collection||771|
|NPTEL Courses (A/V Lectures)||560|
|Project / Thesis Reports||217|
|E-Books (Downloaded + Purchase)||1994|
|Daily News Papers||6|
|11||WBUT/MAKAUT Syllabi Books||50||332|
|Sl. No.||Items||B. Tech.||B. Arch.|
|1||Print Journals & Periodicals
|7||CDs/DVDs (Free with Books & Magazines)||605||106|
|8||BIS Code||Title: 50, Vol.:270||1|
|9||Previous years semesters question papers||From 2011 onwards||From 2012 onwards|
Institution subscribed/member of following e-resources:
DELNET : To access Developing Library Network (DELNET) user can log-in to DELNET website.
NPTEL : NPTEL Course Lectures videos are accessible from the following terminals through institution intranet.
Terminal Name : ‘LANGUAGESOFT’
NATIONAL DIGITAL LIBRARY(NDL): Institute is a member of NDL. Users can log-in through institute credentials.
Institute also subscribe following digital publications:
Login URL : http://www.nbmcw.com/
PROJECT REPORTER MAGAZINE
Login URL : projectreporter.co.in
Login URL : http://www.indianjournals.com/ijor.aspx
Inventi Impact Electrical Engineering
Login URL : https://www.inventi.in/login/login_signup
Invertis Journal of Renewal Energy
Login URL: http://www.indianjournals.com/ijor.aspx
Power Engineer Journal
Login URL : http://www.indianjournals.com/ijor.aspx
Acquisition and Processing Section
College Library has Acquisition and Processing Section within its Library premises. Here, new documents are procured as per requisitions sent from time to time, which are then processed as per standards and norms of the library. The main function includes preparation of book list, duplicate checking, ordering, accessioning of books and processing bills for final payment. All the books received from vendors/publishers and the donated books are physically processed and accessioned in this section.
Both the College Libraries have independent Circulation section within its Library premises. A specified area is allotted for Property counter where members are allowed to keep their personal belongings. They need to sign in the register at the time of entering and leaving the library. The circulation section is automated through LSEase(Rel. 6.3) Library Management Software. Barcode scanners are used in the circulation counter for issue/return of books. Borrowing of documents is allowed against valid Library Cards and as per Library circulation rules.
Library has good collection of reference materials. A separate reading section allotted for this facility. This section has dictionaries, encyclopaedias, handbooks, codes, standards, specifications, reference copy of course books etc., which are only available for reference. To facilitate a healthy reading environment sufficient number of tables & chairs are available for the users. Entire reference section is adequately illuminated with sufficient number of fans.
Digital Library Section
Central library has a separate area exclusively devoted for a digital library comprising of 7 computer terminals with A/V facilities and Architecture Library also a separate area exclusively devoted for a digital library comprising of 4 computer terminals with A/V facilities. User can access the internet resources, listen and watch academic / course related audios & videos in the digital library.
Journal & Periodical Section
Journals, periodicals, general magazines and newsletters are available in both the libraries. Library subscribes both National & Foreign journals and periodicals as per norms. The latest issues are displayed on display racks and previous issues are arranged in the back issue cabinets. Latest issues are allowed for reading only. Back issues are allowed for circulation.
- Newspapers Section
- Print & Reprographic Section
- Journals & Periodicals Back Volume section.
- Stack area
- New Arrivals
OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) can be access through any terminals in college premises to use http://192.168.104.6:8380/opac IP for browsing online catalogue through LSEase. Members can check their issue status, search resources through different search criteria’s (i.e. Title, Author, Class No., Subject, words in title/author).
- Circulation Service (Automated)
- Reference Service
- Digital resources support (E-Books)
- Previous years Questions Papers
- User Education
- Reprographic service
- Other supporting services
- Newspaper clipping
- New arrival service
- Project & Thesis
|5||Department of Higher Education, MHRD||mhrd.gov.in/higher_education|
|6||Dept. of Higher Education, S&T and Biotechnology,W.B.||http://www.wbhed.gov.in/|
|7||National Scholarship Portal||http://scholarships.gov.in/|
|9||SAKSHAT e-Learning programme||www.sakshat.ac.in|
|11||VIDYAMITRA: A gateway to all learners||http://content.inflibnet.ac.in/|
|12||SWAYAM : Free Online Education||swayam.gov.in|
|13||Directory of Open Access Books||www.doabooks.org|
|15||Free ebooks by Project Gutenberg||www.gutenberg.org|
|17||HathiTrust’s digital library||https://www.hathitrust.org/|
|18||DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals||https://doaj.org|
Print Journals & Periodicals of B.Tech. & B.Arch.
Print Journals & Periodicals of B.Tech. & B.Arch.
List of Journals (B.Tech)
|National||1||Civil Engg. & Construction Review||Ms. Sneha Datta||Monthly|
|2||The IUP Journal of Structural Engineering||The Icfai University press||Quarterly|
|3||CW construction world||ASAPP Media Pvt.Ltd.||Monthly|
|4||Indian Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology Research||GBS Publishers & Distributors (India)||Half-Yearly|
|5||The Indian Concrete Journal||ACC Limited||Monthly|
|6||AMC Indian Journal of Civil Engineering||Indian Journal of Computer Science||By-Monthly|
|National||1||Equipment India||ASAPP Media Pvt.Ltd.||Monthly|
|2||The IUP Journal of Electrical & Electronics Engineering||The Icfai University press||Quarterly|
|3||CIGRE India Journal||CIGRE India||Half-Yearly|
|4||Indian Journal of Electrical Engineering||GBS Publishers & Distributors (India)||Half-Yearly|
|5||AARO Journal||Journal International Association on Electricity Generation, Transmission and Distribution||Half-Yearly|
|6||Inventi Impact: Electrical Engineering||Inventi Journal||Quarterly|
|National||1||The IUP Journal of Mechanical Engineering||The Icfai University press||Quarterly|
|2||Journal of Mechanical Robotics||Mat Journals||Triannual|
|3||Indian Foundry Journal||The Institute of Indian Foundrymen||Monthly|
|4||Indian Welding Journal||The Indian Institute of Welding||Quarterly|
|5||Invertis Journal of Renewable Energy||INVERTIS||Quarterly|
|6||Power Engineer Journal||Society of Power Engineering||Half-Yearly|
Computer Science Engineering
|National||1||The IUP Journal of Information Technology||The Icfai University press||Quarterly|
|2||The IUP Journal of Computer science||The Icfai University press||Quarterly|
|3||Indian Journal of Computer Science||GBS Publishers & Distributors (India)||Half-Yearly|
|4||IETE Journal of Research||IETE||Bimonthly|
|5||IETE Technical Review||IETE||Bimonthly|
|6||Indian Journal of Advances in Computer Science and Technology||GBS Publishers & Distributors (India)||Half-Yearly|
List of Journals & Periodicals (B.Arch.)
|National||1||New Building Materials & Construction World : NBM & CW||Monthly||NBM Media Pvt Ltd. New Delhi|
|2||Indian Journal of Architecture and Civil Engineering||Bi-Annual||Academic Res Pub|
|3||Art India||Quarterly||Art India Publishing, Mumbai|
|4||Marg||Quarterly||The Marg Foundation|
|5||MGS Modern Green Structures & Architecture||Monthly||NBM Media Pvt Ltd. New Delhi|
|6||Architecture + Design : an Indian journal of architecture||Monthly||Exposure Media Marketing Pvt. Ltd.|
|7||Journal of the Indian Institute of Architects (JIIA)||Monthly||The Indian Institute of Architects (IIA), Mumbai|
|8||ITPI Journal||Quarterly||Institute of Town Planners(ITPI), New Delhi|
|9||LA! Journal of Landscape Architecture||Quarterly||LA, Journal of Architecture, New Delhi|
|10||My Liveable City||Halfyearly||Ironman Media and Advisory Services Pvt Ltd|
|11||International Journal of architectural design and infrastructure planning||Half Yearly||Eureka Journals|
|12||International journal of construction & architecture innovations||Half Yearly||Eureka Journals|
|13||Global Journal of environmental planning & Architectural heritage||Half Yearly||Eureka Journals|
|14||Indian journal of architecture & town planning||Half Yearly||GBS publ & distr (india)|
|15||International journal of housing & human settlement planning||Half Yearly||Journals pub (stm), delh|
|16||International journal of sustainable building technology||Half Yearly||Journals pub (stm), delhi|
|17||Environment & urbanization Asia||Half Yearly||Sage publications|
|18||Research & reviews : journal of architectural designing||Triannually||HBRP pub|
|19||Comprehensive advanced specific summarised studies (for architecture – cass studies)||Half Yearly||Bureau for Health|
|International||1||Architectural Record||Monthly||BNP Media|
|2||International Journal of Urban Design||Half Yearly||Dhruv Info Systems Pvt,Ltd.|
|3||HOUSES||Bi Monthly||Architecture media pte ltd|
|4||ENR : Engineering News Record||Weekly||BNP Media|
The Architecture Library at OmDayal Group of Institutions (ODGI) started functioning from 2012 as a separate library within ODGI campus. It is located on the second (1st) floor of the Architecture Building covering more than 150 sq. meters. The Architecture library supports the research, teaching & learning needs of the faculty, staff and students of ODGI. The library comprises over 2,700 volumes and 23 periodicals on the architecture and its allied subjects. Collection covers the subjects of arts, graphic, architectural data, building & construction, design, architectural theory, history, interior, landscape, urban design, town planning, architectural thesis of COA, biography & works of eminent architects, and ready references. There is also an exclusive thesis section where all the 10th Semester thesis reports are kept for record and consultation. A separate area within the library is allocated for back issues of journals & periodicals.
Library Hours: Monday to Saturday: 09:45 a.m. to 04:30 p.m.
Salient features of Architecture Library:
- Good collection of Reference & Text books
- Reading room facility with seating capacity more than 48
- Facility for Internet & OPAC
- Circulation & other house-keeping operations through LSEase Integrated Library Management software
- Previous semesters question papers (Digital + Print copy)
- DELNET for Resource sharing with institutional login
- NPTEL facility to access video lectures through intranet
- College Library is a member of National Digital Library(NDL)
- E-books through college portal.
- User Orientation / education
- Reference & Information service