PiMSR Knowledge Resource Centre (KRC) is rapidly building up to be one of the leading professional research libraries. It started its service in the year 1998. Resources an essential requisite in the intellectual pursuits for our students, faculty, and the MES community. PIMSR-KRC, with state-of-the-art knowledge resources predominantly related to management and allied subjects. The entire KRC collection of books, print journals/magazines along with its wide range of e-collection including e-journals, e-books, online databases, CD-ROM collection, etc., are accessible through the Institute’s network and Wi-Fi. The Library has a vast number of Books 21636 and subscribed 03 online databases of management subjects i.e. EBSCO, J-Gate, and ProQuest – eBook databases and Newspapers spanning all aspects.
The broad objectives of PiMSR KRC are:
- To build a state-of-the-art knowledge resources centre for management and allied subjects;
- To acquire need-based resources to meet information requirements of the academic community of the Institute; and,
- To provide proactive and innovative reference services to the user community.
Due to the growing needs and preference of Library users, KRC focuses more on subscription to online resources than printed documents. In the last few years, e-resources of the PIMSR-KRC increased considerably in terms of number and subject coverage.
Dr. Baban K. More
Education: Ph.D. (TISS), UGC-SET, M.Phil., PGDLIM, MLISc.
Research Papers and Publications: Published 12 research papers in National and International journals, and conference seminars. 3 Research papers are published in UGC CARE Listed International Journals.
Work Experience: more than 15 years of work experience in the academic library and information systems
Library being the heart of an academic system is located at a central place of the college. PiMSR Library is located on 1st floor and its carpet area is 360.37 Sq.meter with a seating capacity of 125 at a time.
The Knowledge Resources Centre is kept open almost throughout the year including public holidays and Sundays.
|Working Hours on||8.30 a.m. to 8.00 p.m.|
|Week Days||Monday to Saturday|
|Holiday||Sunday (10.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.)|
Three (3) Books are issued for a period of 1 week to Students and Five (5) Books 15 days for staff normally; again it is reissued if the book(s) is / are not reserved. A fine of Rs.5 per day is collected from students for overdue books. Magazines are issued to students for the period of 2 days. Multimedia facility is made available for accessing CD-ROMs.
Presently the Library is providing the following mentioned services to its users.
- Web-OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue)
- Bibliographic Service (On Demand)
- Reference Service
- Referral Service
- Internet, Scanner, Reprography
- Current Awareness Service
- Inter Library Loan
- Document Lending
- News Paper Clippings
The PiMSR KRC has formed library committee to formulate policies and guidelines for the smooth functioning of Library activities. It also involves student representatives.