Library and Information Center

Library Introduction the BGSIT Library System consists of a Central Library which supports the teaching, research and extension programmes of the Institute. All students, faculty members and employees of the Institute are entitled to make use of the Library facilities on taking library membership. The Library has a huge collection of books on engineering, science, humanities & as well as various journals, magazines & newspapers are also subscribed.

Library Sevice’s:

Text books :

Text books are most reliable source of information to the Faculty and the Students of B G S Institute of Technology especially for course/syllabus related reading. The section has approximately 20500 syllabus related text books. The books for this section are purchased generally on the recommendation from different faculty members through the concerned Head of the Department. The timings for issuing the books from the Text Book Section are from 9 PM to 5 PM during Monday to Friday. The books of this section may be returned back during 9 AM to 5 PM only. A total no. 3 of books are issued from the section at a time.


Readers may approach the Reference and Membership Desk for information or any assistance in the use of the Library Collections and Services. Users may contact Computer Applications Division for the computerized services, CD ROM Based Search Services and Web-based electronic journals. For special information requirements, users may also reach incharges of Readers Services/Serials Division or the Librarian.


A good number of journals and magazines both technical and general in nature are subscribed to library. Latest issues will be displayed as and when received.

Bibliographic :

The library has prepared a list of Reference Books for the benefit of user community. Booklet containing the details of all reference oriented documents will publish.

CD-Rom :

The CD-ROMs received along with books/journals/conferences are available in the Reference Section and the facility can be availed from 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. on all working days.

Inter-Library Loan(ILL):

The books of our library will be sent to various our institute libraries on Inter Library Loan as per the request from our institute Libraries. The library also used to get some books Inter Library Loan basis from other our institute libraries as request by our users.

Photostat copy:

The Library has entrusted the responsibility of extending Xerox facility inside the Library. The Library document will be xeroxed within the Library for the benefit of the users.

News paper clippings:

Important and relevant information published in dailies will be displayed on library notice board regularly and the same will be updated once in a month on library website.

Question bank:

Previous years VTU Question papers are arranged subject wise in multiple copies and will be provided to users to take photocopies on request. The soft copy of question papers are available on library website which is downloadable.


Open Public Access Catalouge: OPAC contains over 30,000 bibliographic records, with more records being added on a daily basis. It is one of the most widely used databases of the library and is accessible 24×7 via library web page. Besides listing all the documents available in the library, it allows on-line renewal and reservation, circulation, fine collection, and indicates status of a particular book. The OPAC is searchable & allows users searching by any combination of author, title, subject/keywords, accession number, subject and several other fields of methods.


E-Resources (e-Books) :

  1. Mc-Graw-Hill (Access Engineering Library)
  2. HEC – National Digital Library (DL)
  3. Directory of Open Access Books
  4. InTech – Physical Science, Engineering and Technology
  5. Open Access Bibliography
  6. The Digital Scholar
  7. American Libraries
  8. Google Books
  9. UN University Full-Text Publications
  10. UC Press E-Books, 1982-2004 (>500 Public Access)
  11. Children’s Library (>2800)



Audio Visual Resources:

The Library has sound films/video and audio cassettes on engineering and related subject available. Only faculty and student may borrow.

D Space : B G S Institute of Technology Digital Library

Welcome to DSpace@BGSIT, BGSIT’s online institutional repository — built to save, share, and search BGSIT’s digital research materials.


      S/N             Departments                                                            Titles                           No. of Volumes

  1.                 Engineering Mathematics                                        115                                    1273
  2.                 Engineering physics                                                  55                                       649
  3.                 Engineering Chemistry                                             71                                       501
  4.                 Civil Engineering                                                      386                                    2,320
  5.                 Mechanical Engineering                                          566                                    2,849
  6.                 Electrical Engineering                                               37                                       649
  7.                 Electronic and Communication Engineering           730                                    5452
  8.                 Computer Science and Engineering                       753                                    4,223
  9.                 Information Science and Engineering                     551                                    2660
  10.                 M Tech (EC)                                                             101                                     374
  11.                 M Tech (CS)                                                             105                                     238
  12.                 M Tech (Civil)                                                           102                                     202
  13.                 MBA Books                                                               344                                     886
  14.                 General Books                                                          141                                      984
  15.                 Donated Books                                                         105                                      875
  16.                 Government Books                                                   243                                    1,076
  17.                 Bound Volumes                                                         196                                       286


Dr. K. N. Shivakumaraswamy MLISc., M Phil.,PhD., K-SET
Head of the Department
Department of Central Library
BGS Institute of Technology,
B G Nagara, Nagamangala(TQ),
Mandya(D), Karanataka-571448,
E-Mail –

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