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.
Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet. Secured Wireless Network for IIM Community
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Koha -- Independent||2013|
|Previous Automation System||LibSys - India||1999|
|Discovery Service (w/index)||EBSCO Discovery Service||2011|
|Web Content Management||Joomla|
|Item ID Type||Barcode|
|This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.|
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Record History: This listing was created on May 28, 2011 and was last modified on Jan 30, 2020.
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