RNSIT Library was established during the year 2001 with a collection of 2000 volumes of books. Within a span of 20 years it has grown with a collection of over 39,327 volumes, 10 Journals, 14 Magazines and 13 News papers.. RNSIT Library is an automated Library. Books are Bar Coded and students are issued an identity card to transact with the library facilities. Each student will be issued 3 books during regular time and 4 Books are issued during their exams. Journals and Magazines are available to support and enhance their specialization. Both Indian and foreign journals are being subscribed. Our library has been subscribed to the E-Resources Online through VTU consortium such as Elsevier, Springer Nature, Taylor & Francis, Emerald, Mcgraw Hill Education, NetAnalytiks Sententia Grammer writing tool, Cloud based Remote Access solution under K-Nimbus Professional platform, Turnitn-Plagiarism online check software, NetAnalytiks - Sententia - writing Grammer Tool for the year 2020. Amount spent around Rs.28.99 lacs. This would support library users project works, technical reports, Journal articles and R & D works. As a value added services, the following programs like NPTEL, NDL, Remote Access under K-NIMBUS platform facility are available at the institution.
Also we are having the Long term plan of connecting the Library to
- other renowned libraries like CPRI, ISRO, NAL and IISc.
Separate CD Library is maintained with 4 computers and with a collection of 1708 CD's. Students can use this facility during their leisure time. Separate Browsing center is also maintained with the support of Incable's Internet facilities and 17 separate systems for this purpose. Students can surf the net and avail the internet facility till midnight. We have organized Book Exhibition 4 times in order to enrich our collection. Reputed book publishers and sellers like Book paradise, Generation Books, Sri Sai Books, Sri Laxmi Book Distributors, Ell Enn Books have participated in this. Faculty and students were given preference to select and suggest the books.
Library is kept open from 8 am to 11 pm daily and 1pm on Sundays. Books are kept in open access racks for free access. Reading facility with seating and writing arrangement for 200 students is also provided. Separate journals and news paper section is also maintained. Back Volumes of Journals are also maintained. Current Awareness service is also provided with the support of latest events, publications, thoughts etc. by putting it up in the notice Board, computer screens etc. Our library is also a member of IIMB library. Thus, providing all the information and helping the students and faculty for their overall development and growth, our Library acts as a catalyst for turning out our students as quality engineers.
Also we are having the Long term plan of connecting the Library to other renowned libraries like PRI, ISRO, NAL and IISc Separate CD Library is maintained with 4 computers and with a collection of CD's. Students can use this facility during their leisure time.