AISSMS COE Library : Opening the door to knowledge

by Vrushali Dandawate

Our AISSMS College of Engineering have been accredited  with “A+” Grade by National Accreditation and Assessment Council (NACC) During NACC peer committee visit we have shown our college library under best practice. Through this blog post we want to highlight services and best practices of AISSMS COE Library.

This blog post is for all those who think Library means just issue and return of books.

Library Collection –

Printed books is important part of Library resources. We have 33900 Printed books and 19000 E books. Library is automated with Library Information and Management system (SLIM) software having version 21. Moreover, library collection can be browsed / searched on Internet / intranet using SLIM21 OPAC module. SLIM21 supports flexible workflow to cover activities related to acquisition of books, serials control, and funds monitoring.Book can be renewed through SLIM 21 Software  web OPAC link is provided on college website under facilities page http://aissmscoe.com/facilities/digital-library/

Apart from books subject wise  printed journals are also available in library. Full list of journals is available under https://aissmscoe.com/library-introduction/print-journals-and-magazine/

Library is also subscribing E journals which are known as electronic serials, which are scholarly journals or intellectual magazines that can be accessed via electronic transmission. These are very useful for student for conducting research or scholarly projects . Students can now easily access credible information from online academic journal databases, through a computer, tablet or Smartphone and an internet connection.

Subscribed E-Resources by Library are as follows

1  ASTM DIGITAL LIBRARY- http://www.astm.org/DIGITAL_LIBRARY/

2  Springer Journals – http://link.springer.com/

3  J gate – http://jgateplus.com/

4   IEEE- http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/Xplore/home.jsp

5  Mc Graw Hill Digital Library – http://accessengineeringlibrary.com/

6  Science Direct- http://www.sciencedirect.com/

7 ASME ( database for Mechanical Engineering) – https://www.asme.org/

8 ASCE ( Database for Civil Engineering) – http://www.asce.org/

 

What if  You don’t have time to access all these journals and ebooks in college

Don’t worry we also have remote access facility made available for you through this students can access subscribed E resources through Library Link https://aissms.new.knimbus.com/user#/home. You can contact Librarian for user name and password and more information.

E resources access tutorial is available on https://aissmscoecentrallibrary.weebly.com/video-tutorials-for-online-journals.html

 

What if you are not getting related information in Library –

Not getting information or need more books on particular subject research area, We also  have Institutional Membership Facility made available for you. Library is member of renowned libraries around Pune and students can utilize these libraries resources by visiting these Libraries

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Library Mumbai

The Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) Library Pune

British library Pune

Vasantdada Sugar Institute (VSI) Library

 

Back dated question banks-

Old question papers are available for students through digital library platform and for that LAN network link is  172.16.2.101:8080

 

E Books –

E books, Rare books, Marathi E books can be download from this facility which is available through college LAN

Pathfinder E library – http://172.16.0.74:8080/

Knimbus E Library – https://aissms.new.knimbus.com/user#/home

 

Are you interested in research topics ?

Are you interested to know about latest research you can visit Dspace Repository Link

D-Space Institutional Repository – http://172.16.0.71:8080/jspui/ Link is available through LAN

 

What if you think you don’t have time to read notices and latest information –

Don’t worry we are also connected with you through social media.

LIBRARY BLOG- To disseminate information, Library Notices, scholarship and other general information. http://aissmscoelibrary.blogspot.in/

Library Face Book pagehttps://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100006593898126

 

Best reader Award – You can be next winner –

We motivate readers by giving “Best Library Reader of the Year” award, which includes Certificate and Trophy. following are the criteria to select Best Reader Award

1 Regular use of Library Services  2 Spending spare time in Library with academic work balance

                 

Winner of Best Library Reader of the year 2017-18

                   Rohan Manohar Kulkarni –  BE Mechanical                      

                                                                  

We support Online Learning –

Library is also coordinating NPTEL Local chapter. NPTEL Contents are made available through LAN. NPTEL Chapter helps teachers and students to do certification Courses and learn something new. College is recognized as Active Local Chapter and has received 17th  Number in all India Overall Ranking and first in Pune. Contact Librarian for more information about enrolling for NPTEL Courses.

Meet books Authors during Author Meets-

Library is regularly organizing Author Meet programs where students gets a chance to interact with various books authors which also help in enhancing their reading skills.

     Abhijit Ghorpade interacting with students on his books about environmental issues

Library Promote use of Open Access Resources-

Open access resources are those resources which are freely available for all. Library is promoting use of open access resources. Library received grant from INASP UK to celebrate open access weeks. http://aissmscoeworkshop.wixsite.com/library. useful open access resources for students and teachers also listed out on Library Website https://aissmscoe.com/library-introduction/digital-library/

Library Open Access Workshop 2017     Library International Workshop 2017

Library Workshop and Programs-

Library is regularly organizing National and  International workshop seminars for professionals. These are the few links of workshops

Hope you all find the information given in the blog useful and I also invite you all to visit our college library for live experience.

Vrushali Dandawate

Librarian, AISSMSCOE