4.2.1 Library is automated using Integrated Library Management System (ILMS)

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  • Name of the ILMS software.
  • Nature of automation (fully or partially)
  • Version
  • Year of Automation. (Marks 5)

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  • ILMS Software – The Institute has Soul Software as recommended by UGC under Mumbai University.
  • Automation – It is automated with 40, 850 title entries.
  • Version – Soul 2.0 Version.
  • ARMIET constituted a Committee for effective monitoring and functioning of the Library .

The timings of the Library and other details are as follows:

  1. The Library timings are 9.00 am to 5.45 pm from Monday to Saturday.
  2. The Library is closed on Sundays and Public Holidays. However, the Library is opened on all Sundays & Public Holidays during examination period. All the students and faculty are communicated about this facility well in advance before examination commencement.
  3. The average number of Students /Faculty who are utilizing library facility is 300 per day during the period from 1/1/2017 to 1/11/2017. The Library has maintained a Register while entering and leaving into the Library Premises.
  4. The average number of books issued and returned from / to students/faculty is 230 per day during the period from 1/1/2017 to 1/11/2017,
  5. ARMIET has sufficient space available for the students for reading/studying in the Library.
  6. The Library installed 20 computers with all specifications for e-learning for the purpose of student and faculty.
  7. The Library is having 40,850 volume of books in academic, technical, and other reference books.
  8. Project Reports which are regularly updated for references by the students.
  9. ARMIET library has also collection of CDs/Audio/Videos for use of the Students.
  10. ARMIET library has the facility of daily news papers, periodicals etc,
  11. The number of national magazines are 50 and the number of international magazines are 10.
  12. The Institute has 2000 + ebooks and national as well as international academic journals including IEEE, ASME, Springer, McGraw Hill Digital Library, Elsevier and J-Gate.
  13. The Institute has subscribed to Del-Net for obtaining E-Journals, CD ROms, books, current periodicals, union catalogues , Data Base of Indian Specialists, Data Base of Theses and Dissertations using GIST technology. ALL the DELNET databases have been resident on DELSIS, an in-house software developed on BASISPlus, an RBMS, the product of information dimensions Inc. of USA., and provides an array facilities to all the Libraries in all over the country.
  14. The number of national magazines are 50 and the number of international magazines are 10.
  15. The Library has the facility to access NPTEL videos.
  16. The Library has the collection of last 3 years questions papers along with answer booklets solved. Facility of career guidance, examinations solved papers also available.
  17. A Xerox Centre, and other stationery facility is available next to the Library.
  18. Every semester requirement of books is taken and books are procured accordingly.
  19. For emergency requirements, students are at liberty to buy books directly from authorized book supplier viz., Krishna Books Stores., Shahpur and submit the bills to Administration Department for settlement.

Possible questions and evidence requirements

  1. Register evidence to show the daily visitors , books issued , books returned to be kept ready for last 5 years .
  2. Correct functioning of the library software to be ensured .
  3. 20 computers for e learning facility to be kept ready in working condition.
  4. Kindle to be purchased and rare books to be loaded and kept ready .
  5. Library committee mem details .
  6. Cup Boards should be neatly written in orderly way like BE, MTECH, DIPLOMA BOOKS separately in orderly form.
  7. Number of books purchased year-wise information for the last 5 years.
  8. List of E journals, Del-NET CDroms, books kept ready.
  9. List of National and International journals and magazines should be kept ready.

4.2.2 Collection of rare books, manuscripts, special reports or any other knowledge resource for library enrichment. Marks (2)

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  • Rare Books: The library of ARMIET has downloaded various rare books from Rare Book Society Of India (RBSI). The RBSI web site address is http://www.rarebooksocietyofindia.org/ The collected rare books are stored in kindles and are accessible to the students and faculty as reference material for enrichment of their knowledge. Competitive Exam: The library of ARMIET is well stocked by books on competitive exams like GATE, MPSC and UPSC. The students prepare from these books and get benefitted for these competitive exams.
  • Kindle to encourage e-reading: Kindles are kept in library which have wealth of information in single gadget besides giving a feel of printed book. This way library of ARMIET is keeping a pace with digital revolution in reading and other technological developments.
  • Autobiographies and Biographies: The Autobiographies and Biographies of great people are kept in library which includes scientists, Engineers and great leaders. Great deal of motivation is being imparted by these books to our students.
  • Editorials: The collection of editorials and important articles from all the national newspapers are displayed in the library to enrich the General Knowledge and Current Affairs of students. IS Codes Separate racks are provided of IS Codes as reference material to the students to peruse and apply their contents for project work and furtherance of knowledge.
  • The course material for individual subjects prepared by our own faculty of ARMIET as manuscripts kept in the Library for immediate reading/ reference to all the Students.
  • A set of rare books which we have procured and kept available in ARMIET library are given in the separate annexure ,covering the following details .
  • Name of the Book/Manuscript:
  • Name of the Publisher;
  • Number of copies;
  • Year of Publishing.


  1. Kindles are to be bought for library.
  2. Rare books excel sheet with details to be kept ready.
  3. SMS to be sent to all the Students regarding library openings during examinations.
  4. An Office Order to be passed by the Principal regarding opening timings of Library during Examinations Time. THIS to be pasted in Library and Office records.
  7. The Library is having 40,850 volume of books in academic, technical, and other reference books.
  8. 2 or 3 Rare Books details are to be incorporated in the columns left out.