Physical Organization of Information Resources in the Library
The library building is spread over three floors in an independent centrally air-conditioned and wi-fi enabled building. The main entry and exit to library is through ground floor and books are staked in first floor and periodicals are displayed basement.
The Ground floor is the main entry and exit to the library. This floor is spread around 5000 Sqft area. The Entrance includes property/luggage counter, circulation/transaction Counter, display of faculty and institute's publications and new arrivals. It also accomodates display board, daily News Papers and Digital Library Section with 10 internet enabled PCs. The Right wing comprises HBS publications, textbooks, reference books. The floor also includes librarian’s room and Reading cubicles fitted with power-cables. The use these cublicles for studying using laptops. In addition, toilet blocks, Drinking water and AHU units are also located in this floor
The First floor with built-up area of 4000 sq.ft., houses lending books, reading tables, document scanners and a small children library section for employees' children. This floor also includes Videocassttess, CDs/VCDs collection.
The Basement with total built-up area of 4000 sq.ft., includes dispaly of Current issues of periodicals, Bound back volumes, students' project reports, Company Annual reports, Textbook service counter, and Documentation centre (photocopying/binding/ lamination). The floor also includes a store room, Dy. Librarian’s room and round tables for group dIscussions,
Physical Arrangement/Organization Information Resoruces in the library
All the resurces in the library such as Books, Periodicals CDs, Project reports and Annual reports and classified and physically arranged for ease of locating the same. The Books are arranged according to an international systems of classification and other resources are arranged alphabetically.
Books: The books are classified according to 21st edition of Dewey Decimal System of classification - an international system of classification adopted by a majority of libraries across the globe. The books are arranged in open access racks and a shelf list has been displayed on each row. New arrivals, Reference books, portion textbooks and Harvard Business School books have been arranged separately in Ground Floor
Periodicals: The current issues of periodicals are displayed alphabetically on display racks in library basement. The bound back volumes of periodicals are also arranged alphabetically in in the same section. one rack si earmarked for displaying "Today's Arrivals". The newsletters and house magazines received from various organizations have been displayed alphabetically at the bottom of periodicals' display racks.
CDs/VCs: The library has about 3000 VCDs/DVDs purchased or received as part of books/magazines have been arranged serially in CD storage cabinets by CD accession number at First Floor. Similarly, the Videocasstees are arranged serially in glass-faced wooden shelves. The bibliographic details can be searched through library online catalog (OPAC).
Project Reports: students' MIP project reports and BrandScan reports are arranged batch-wise in library basement. The project details are available through online library catalog.
The Company Annual Reports: are also arranged alphabetically in pigeon-holed racks in the library Basement. The back issues of some of the annual reports are in bound form and shelved in same section.
1. First Floor: Lending Books, CDs/DVDs, Document Scanners, Children library section
2. Ground Floor: HBS Books, Reference Books, Newspapers, and 10 PCs
3. Basement: Current issues and Back Volumes of periodicals, Studnest Project Reports and Annual reports