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Vikram Sarabhai Library
विक्रम साराभाई ग्रंथालय

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad

Address: Vastrapur

County: India

Region: Gujarat

Phone: +9171524977

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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 206,526 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 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 150+ databases, 30,000+ eJournals & 2,60,000+ e-books, 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. Recently the Library has introduced Kindle E-Book Readers Borrowing Service and it is in great demand among the library users. The restored and upgraded VSL was formally inaugurated on March 11, 2019. The VSL is now a truly hybrid library, blending traditional print resources with digital technologies, and committed to the larger mission of making itself relevant to the research, education, and learning needs of the faculty, students and research community at IIMA.

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Administration: The director of the library is Dr. B. B. Chand .

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

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

Collection size206,526volumes
Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemKoha -- Independent2013
Previous Automation SystemLibSys - India1999
Discovery Service (w/index)EBSCO Discovery Service2011
Institutional RepositoryDSpace
Web Content ManagementPHP
Item ID TypeBarcode 
RFID ProviderRapidRadio Solutions Ahmedabad 
The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the IIM Libraries Consortium (view map)
This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.
Identifiers ID62562

Record History: This listing was created on May 28, 2011 and was last modified on Jan 12, 2024.

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