FLAME University



The FLAME Vivekananda Library, with its wide collection of knowledge resources and innovative information services, fills an essential requisite in the intellectual pursuits for our students, faculty and the surrounding community. The library building is an imposing architectural marvel and presents itself as one of the most prominent infrastructural landmarks of the campus.

The library building has a sprawling space of 36,000 sq. ft., with designated areas for different sections, providing the right ambiance for reading and reflection. The library has a collection of books, print journals, magazines along with a range of e-collection material including e-journals, online databases, CD-ROM collection, etc., which are accessible through the institute's network and Wi-Fi.

The library is fully automated using KOHA software. KOHA is a true enterprise-class Integrated Library System with comprehensive functionality including basic and advanced options. It supports full text searching with enhanced catalogue display which can use content from Amazon, Google and Open Library, among others.

The library is RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) enabled. RFID is an innovative technology for automatic identification and tracking of library material. The library is equipped with a “Self Check System” which enhances member privacy and saves time. The member identification and access rights are also controlled by the RFID system.

The library comprises of sections and resources as below:

News room

This section helps students and the community to remain updated on daily happenings. Below is a list of newspapers, magazines & journals subscribed by the library:


Business Line

Indian Exp


Business Standard


Pune Mirror

Dainik Sakal


Times of India

Economic Times


Wall Street Journal

Financial Express

Maharashtra Times


Financial Times






Magazines & Journals

American Cinematography

Harvard Business Review - US Edition


Asia Pacific Journal Of Management Research And Innovation

Human Capital


Asian Journal Of Management Cases

IIM Kozhikode Society & Management Review

Outlook Business

Business Perspective And Research

India Today English


Business Today

Indian Journal Of Corporate Governance

PC Quest


International Journal Of Rural Management

People Matters

Capital Market

Jindal Journal Of Business Research

Reader's Digest Magazine

Dalal Street Investment Journal

Journal Of Creating Value

Review of Agrarian Studies

Down to Earth

Journal Of Emerging Market Finance

Science, Technology & Society

EducationWorld Magazine

Journal Of Entrepreneurship

SEDME (Small Enterprises Development, Management & Extension Journal)

Emerging Economies Cases Journal

Journal Of Entrepreneurship And Innovation In Emerging Economies

South Asian Journal Of Business And Management Cases

Emerging Economy Studies

Journal Of Health Management

South Asian Journal Of Human Resources Management

Fair Observer

Journal Of Heritage Management


FIIB Business Review

Journal Of Human Values

The Caravan

Forbes India

Journal Of Operations & Strategic Planning

The Economist

Foreign Trade Review

Management And Labour Studies


Fortune India

Metamorphosis A Journalof Management Research

Vikalpa : The Journal for Decision Makers


National Geographic


Global Business Review

NHRD Network Journal


Reading rooms

Reading rooms are study spaces made available to the students and the community.

Quiet study carrels

The library provides a choice of study spaces to suit different work preferences including silent study areas.

Courseware section

The courseware section provides ready reference of textbooks and reference material.

Reprographic section

The reprographic section offers photocopying, scanning and printing services.

Student café and lounge

The cafe and lounge gives a refreshing experience for students for short breaks from their intensive study. The facility is designed to provide a gathering place for students, faculty, and staff to encourage interaction and strengthen the learning environment.

Computer lab

The computer lab in the library is the largest open computer lab on campus, with access to various important e-resources.

Discussion rooms

The discussion rooms are a place where users can discuss and work together. Equipment’s such as LCD for media viewing and whiteboards are at the user’s disposal.

Reference section

The reference section houses the library's reference books. These books provide quick and accessible information on any particular topic. Reference books include topics that are intended to guide students in their studies. The reference collection contains information on a wealth of topics, but that information does not typically go into great depth. Reference books include materials such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, bibliographies, and style guides, among others.


The archives section houses books and material that have gone out of print or are of older versions.