IMSEC Society

Library

The newly constructed, modern and spacious Learning Resource Centre (Central Library) of IMSEC was inaugurated by Hon’ble Prof. Kripa Shanker Vice Chancellor, Gautam Buddh Technical University, Lucknow on 21st April, 2012. Prof. Kripa Shanker was all praise for the library and said: “This Institute is committed to provide world class facilities”. This unique Central Library is the first and the only one of its kind among the academic libraries established by private colleges in NCR region. It is housed in fully air-conditioned building (6870 sq. ft) which works as a single gateway towards the ocean of knowledge resources.

E-Resources

Library at a glance

Library Space Total Area: 6385.00 Sq. ft.
Seating Capacity
  • Reading Section: 116
  • Multimedia Library: 20
  • Staff Seating : 05
Library Timings
  • Week days on: 9.00 am to 05.30 pm
  • During Examination: 9.00 am to 8.00 pm
  • Holidays : Closed
Library Usage
  • No. of Books per day (Check in, Check out): 235 user (Avg.-Last Five Years)
  • No. of Student Visiting Every Day: 180 user (Avg.-Last Five Years)
  • No. of Faculty/Staff Visiting Every Day : 15 (Avg.-Last Five Years)
Library Automation
  • Library Automation: Yes
  • OPAC: Yes
  • Internet Connectivity: Yes
  • Automation Software : ERP
Library ERP
E- Resources
  • AKTU E-Consortium – access of Digital libraries like Springer Link, Elsevier, Science Direct, Taylor & Francis, JSTOR, Emerald, Pearson etc.
  • IEEE Open Access ( https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/Xplore/home.jsp )
  • Membership of DELNET (https://delnet.in )
  • National Digital Library (https://ndl.iitkgp.ac.in)
  • NPTEL: Video/Web Course (1610 Video Titles & 337 Web Titles)
  • Virtual Labs (http://vlabs.iitkgp.ernet.in/dec/exp5/index.html)
  • www.pdfdrive.net
    Unlimited downloads for millions of books for free. Currently 77,205,730 books are available for free and every minute around 50 new books are added to the database. The users can browse just by title or by author.
Additional E-Resources

SOME USEFUL WEBSITES ONLINE EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT

BOOK SITES

  • www.bookboon.com
  • www.bookyards.com
  • www.getfreeebooks.com
  • http://ebookee.org
  • http://sharebookfree.com
  • http://m.freebooks.com
  • www.obooko.com
  • www.sparknotes.com
  • www.pink.monkey.com
  • www.manybooks.net
  • www.epubbud.com
  • http://freecomputerbooks.com
  • www.essays.se

ONLINE EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT

  • http://www.open.edu/openlearn/
  • http://ocw.usu.edu/ - Utah State University
  • http://www.ocwconsortium.org/
  • http://www.ocwconsortium.org/en/courses/ocwsites
  • http://ocw.tufts.edu - Tuft University
  • http://ocw.upm.es – Universidad Politechnica, Madrid
  • http://open.umich.edu/ - University of Michigan
  • http://ocw.nd.edu/ - Nore Dame University

ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS

  • www.webopedia.com
  • www.plagtracker.com
  • www.whatis.com
  • www.howstuffwork.com
  • www.ehow.com
  • www.answers.com

SEARCH SITES

  • Lycos (www.lycos.com)
  • Ask Jeeves! (www.askjeeves.com)
  • Open Directory (www.dmoz.org)
  • Google (www.google.com)
  • Mamma (www.mamma.com)
  • About.com (www.about.com)
  • All The Web (www.alltheweb.com)
  • AltaVista (www.altavista.com)
  • Excite (www.excite.com)
  • Hot Bot (www.hotbot.com)
  • Look Smart (www.looksmart.com)
  • WebCrawler (www.webcrawler.com)
  • Aol (www.aol.com)
  • Dog pile (www.dogpile.com)
  • 10pht (www.10pht.com)

SEARCHING FOR PEOPLE

  • Switchboard (www.switchboard.com)
  • WhitePages.com (www.whitepages.com)
  • Any Who (www.anywho.com)
  • Info Space (www.infospace.com)
  • Who Where (www.whowhere.lycos.com)

SEARCHING FOR THE LATEST NEWS

  • Fox News (www.foxnews.com)
  • MSNBC (www.msnbc.com)
  • ABC News (www.abcnews.com)
  • CBS News (www.cbsnews.com)
  • CNN (www.cnn.com)
  • New York Times (www.nytimes.com)
  • USA Today (www.usatoday.com)

SEARCHING FOR SPORTS HEADLINES AND SCORES

  • FOX Sports (foxsports.lycos.com)
  • NBC Sports (www.nbcsports.com)
  • CBS Sports Line (www.sportsline.com)
  • CNN/Sports Illustrated (sportsillustrated.cnn.com)
  • ESPN.com (espn.go.com)
  • The Sporting News (www.sportingnews.com)

SEARCHING FOR MEDICAL INFORMATION

  • Med Explorer (www.medexplorer.com)
  • Medicine Net (www.medicinenet.com)
  • National Library of Medicine (www.nlm.nih.gov)
  • healthAtoZ.com (www.healthatoz.com)
  • kids Doctor (www.kidsdoctor.com)
  • Planet Wellness (www.planetwellness.com)
  • WebMD Health (my.webmd.com)

JOURNALS

  • www.sabinet.co.za – South African Journals.
  • www.oajse.com – Open Access Journal Search Engine
  • http://www.lub.lu.se/en.html – Lund University
  • http://www.dovepress.com/ – Free Scientific & Medical Materials
  • http://www.indexcopernicus.com Multidisciplinary
  • http://www.ajol.info/ – African Journal Online
  • www.africanjournalseries.com –
  • www.devconsortservices.com.ng
  • www.doaj.org – directory of open access journal
  • http://www.copernicus.org/ – Access & Publication

ACADEMIC SEARCH/WEB RESEARCH TOOLS/REFERENCE MANAGERS

  • http://academic.live.com – Live Search Academic
  • http://www.science.gov/ – USA government for Science
  • http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/index – Computing & Information Sciences
  • http://www.mendeley.com/ – academic social network/collaboration
  • http://academic.research.microsoft.com – Multidisciplinary
  • http://www.scirus.com
  • www.scholar.google.com
  • http://dbis.uni-trier.de/DBL-Browser/ – Digital Bibliography Library Browser
  • http://www.worldcat.org/ – Multidisciplinary
  • http://libserver.cedefop.europa.eu – Voc & Tech Education
  • http://inspirehep.net/ – Stanford physics information retrieval system
Multimedia Library
  • No. of PCs With Internet Connectivity : 25
  • Student/Faculty/Staff Capacity : 20
Other Collections
  • CD’S : 1560
  • Bound Volumes : 455
  • Magazines: 09.
  • News Papers : 12
DEPARTMENT NUMBER OF TITLES NUMBER OF VOLUMES NO. OF NATIONAL JOURNALS
CS/IT 1631 17260 24
EN 479 6798 06
EC 684 9919 11
BT 743 4884 07
ME 578 9594 11
Civil 154 2578 05
Applied Sc. 692 15881 03
MBA 385 9869 12
Total 5346 76783 91

GENERAL RULES

  • All library users must sign in/out register available with the attendant at the gate.
  • User should maintain peace in the library and should not disturb other readers in the library. Smoking/eating/use of mobile phone/drinking/sleeping is strictly prohibited in the library premises.
  • While entering the library user should leave his/her personal belongings such as bags, personal books etc. at the counter reserved for this purpose. Loose papers and notebooks may however be taken into the library. Users leaving the library should permit the library staff to examine their personal belongings. If asked.
  • IMSEC library follows an open access system. Remember a book misplaced is a book lost, until tracked.
  • The Librarian may suspend library service of a student member for one month. If he/she misbehaves with the library staff.
  • User of the library should not deface, mark, cut or damage the reading materials in any way. Persons doing so are liable to be fined heavily, apart from being asked to pay the cost of the damage. In case a person repeats the offences a second time his/her library card would be impounded and the membership terminated summarily.
  • If any student is found indulging in book hiding, stealing or mutilating, disciplinary action will be taken against him/her.
  • The member would satisfy himself / herself before leaving the issue counter as to whether the book is in good condition or not otherwise he may be held responsible.
  • Library remains open from 09:00 a.m. to 05:30 p.m.
  • Circulation counter shall remain closed during 12:50 p.m. to 01:40 p.m. for lunch break.

CIRCULATION RULES

  • Borrowing facilities are given only to the member of the library. Books may be borrowed only against the College ID card issued to an individual. Borrowing will be done only through the counter. The College ID card is non transferable.
  • Books are issued and returned from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Newspapers, periodicals & reference books will not be issued from the Library.
  • Book will not be renewed.
  • No books in damaged condition will be accepted from the users on return. Damaged books will have to be replaced by the borrower.
  • In case of loss of books by borrower, the borrower is required either to replace the books by a recent edition, if available or pay its cost.
  • Copyright of the CDs will be available for the Users in Multimedia Section.
  • If a book is not returned within the stipulated time .The member will be charged a penalty of Rs.05.00 book per day per volume. The fine should be paid at the circulation counter.
  • If the relevant book is not easily available in the market then the user would pay the double of the current cost of the book.
  • If a borrower does not return the documents in spite of two successive reminders his/her membership is liable to be cancelled without further notice.
  • The Librarian can recall books and publications any time if need arises.

USE OF COMPUTER / LAPTOPS ETC

  • Computer in the library premises should be used for academic purpose only. Online chatting / dating, browsing of social networking sites, playing game of the computers are strictly prohibited. Strict disciplinary action will be taken against the defaulters.
  • Personal keyboard, mouse, etc are not allowed inside the library .Students must take care of their Pen drives, /DVD/ROMs, Mobiles and wallets etc.
  • Readers should not remove/ unplug computer cables/ connections network cables and other peripherals/ accessories in the library. Changing the setting and display of computer kept in the library is not permitted.

USER ASSISTANCE

All members of the library team are available for any assistance one may need in using the library resources, facilities & services they are also welcome to offer suggestion for improving library & its environment.

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