FLAME VIVEKANANDA LIBRARY

Finding answers to relevant questions

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:

Newspapers

Business Line

Hindustan

Prabhat

Business Standard

Indian Express

Pudhari

Dainik Sakal

Kesari

Pune Mirror

Economic Times

Lokmat

Sakal Times

Economics Times Wealth

Loksatta

Time of India

Financial Express

Maharashtra Times

Wall Street Journal

Financial Times

Mint

 

Hindu

Navabharat

 

 

Magazines & Journals

Asia Pacific Media Educator

Indian Journal of Marketing

People Matters

Bioscope

Indian Journal of Public Administration

Prabandhan

Bloomberg BusinessWeek

Indian Journal of Social Work

Prajnan - National Institute of Bank Management

Business India

Indian Journal of Training & Development

Pratibimba

Business Today

Indian Management

Reader's Digest

Business World

International Journal of Business Analytics and Intelligence

Review of Agrarian Studies

Capital Market

International Journal of Knowledge Management and Practices

Safal Niveshak Value Investing Almanack

Carvan

International Journal of Rural management

SCMS Journal of Indian Management 

Communicator

IUP Journal of Applied Finance

Seminar

Dalal Street Investment Journal

Journal of Communication Media Watch

Social Scientist

Economic and Political Weekly (EPW)

Journal of Creative Communications

Social Work Chronicle

Economist

Journal of Emerging Market Finance

Sociological Bulletin

Education World

Journal of Entrepreneurship

South Asian Journal of Socio Political Studies

Forbes India

Man & Development

Sportstar

Fortune India

Management & Labour Studies

Studies in Indian Politics

Frontline

Metamorphosis-A Journal of Management Research

The IUP Journal of Soft Skills

Harvard Business Review

Nartanam

The Week

Human Capital

National Geographic

Time

IIMB Management Review

Open

Vikalpa

India International Centre Quarterly (IIC Q)

OPUS: Annual HR Journal

Vision MDI’s Journal

India Today

Outlook

 

Indian Journal of Human Development

Outlook Business

 

Indian Journal of Industrial Relations (IJIR)

PC Quest

 

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.

Archives

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