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Vikram Sarabhai Library
विक्रम साराभाई ग्रंथालय

Indian Institute of Management

Address: Vastrapur

Region: Gujarat

Phone: +9166324977

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Library details: Vikram Sarabhai Library is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Indian Institute of Management (view map) . The collection of the library contains 192,159 volumes.

Other Info: The Vikram Sarabhai Library (VSL) is named after Dr. Vikram Sarabhai, world renowned physicist and founding Director of IIMA. It was set up in 1962 and is one of the best management libraries in Asia. The four storeyed building, spread over 20120 sq. ft. is divided into two wings by a central staircase. One wing is stack area and another wing has a reading hall. Reference books are placed in the reading hall. Open carrels are provided in the stack area for individual study. Circulation counter is situated at the entrance. Main Reading Hall is situated on second floor. The library is open 24x7. Our mission is to facilitate convenient and user friendly access to current, global and relevant information by identifying, acquiring, organizing and retrieving information in various formats (print & non print) to serve the information needs of the academic fraternity of IIMA to meet their teaching, research, consulting, training and learning requirements. The strength of the library is its digital collection of 67 databases, accessible from any networked computer within the campus which provides scholarly, company and industry information. The library provides specialized tools like EBSCO Discovery, journal title search (A to Z), remote login (restricted to internal users) and institutional repository searching.

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Administration: The director of the library is Dr. H. Anil Kumar .

Organizational structure: It operates on a Non-profit financial model.

Academic Level: The library Serves an educational institution at the University level.

Collection size192,159volumes

wi-fi available Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet. Secured Wireless Network for IIM Community

Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemKoha -- Independent2013
Previous Automation SystemLibSys - India1999
Discovery Service (w/index)EBSCO Discovery Service2011
Institutional RepositoryDSpace 
Web Content ManagementJoomla 
Item ID TypeBarcode 
This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.

Automation Survey: We are conducting a study on the automation systems used in libraries. This survey should be completed by a person familiar with your libraries use of Koha -- Independent.

Identifiers ID62562

Record History: This listing was created on May 28, 2011 and was last modified on Nov 9, 2022.

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