Library & Digital Information Sources

DCSMAT has kept pace with the fast changing world of information technology. The entire documentation is stored in electronic format, using a centralized server, the share point server. The IT infrastructure, using a plethora of applications is well coordinated with intelligent content both in administration as well as academics. Both decision making and organizational learning benefit tremendously from this approach.

We have an aesthetically designed, well stocked libraries which plays a pivotal role in imparting knowledge. The libraries have a representative collection of books, journals, online databases and management CDs and are probably the largest amongst the private colleges. The DCSMAT libraries are growing as national reference centres in business management, arts, architecture and allied disciplines.

Notable Facts
Books – Over 33000 books
Periodicals (National and International) – 108
Journals with Electronic Access - 18
E-journal databases (Online databases) - 3
External Memberships - American Library, British Council Library and Delnet
Automation - Library operations are automated with Koha software with in-house barcoding facility for all volumes and memberships. Bibliographic data of all the books have been created with AACR II (Anglo American Cataloguing Code) and available through OPAC. Patrons are provided with login ID to check issue/return status, renewal of books, etc. on WEB OPAC.

Project Hornbill

Project Hornbill is an initiative of DCSMAT digital library. It supports and acquisition and creative use of the institute’s knowledge resources of all types of formats.
HIghlights
• Uses state of the art technology in hardware, software and networking for deploying digital items for research, teaching learning and other academic requirements of the business school.
• Hosts a large number of resources
• It is a repository of e-books on business and management, architecture, arts and related areas, archives of course plans and course materials, case studies from IIMs, Harvard, ECCH, Annual reports, company related data, content data base of electronic journals, public domain resources from Internet and documents archives of SDI Services (Selective Dissemination of Information).
• Project Hornbill uses streaming technologies for delivering video and audio content over the campus intranet.

E-learning

DCSMAT has a list of online subscriptions of databases with a record subscription rate in the region with the finest collections of E-journals in management, architecture and allied disciplines with archives (Around 1500). This ensures that students have access to the latest information in the field of management, arts and architecture.
Highlights
• We also subscribe to an online data base of 550 full text journals in the field of computer science and capitaline, a complete corporate database and e-book library consortium.
• Our digital library also has 3,00,000 e-books in its collection.
• Powered by the world famous open source software green stone, it is capable of delivering the intended content anytime, anywhere in the campus through our wi-fi network.
• One of the unique facilities that the digital library provides is 500 plus visual advertisements.

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