A library inspires students to read, study, learn and grow. The Institute has well stocked library with pleasant interiors and good ventilation. The main objective of HNIMR Library is to provide open access facility and information related services to its users. Library is fully automated and all the books are bar coded. With network facilities, the bibliographic details of all library documents (print and non-print) can be accessed through WEB OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) throughout the institute. An encyclopedic collection of over 15000 books along with subscription to over 100 excellent national and international journals and magazines and also e-journals (J-gate and EBSCO) offers students a whole reading gamut of their choice, helping them acquire knowledge on wide range of topics and preparing them for tough competitive market. Students can also place reservations on documents of choice. Library is also equipped with photocopier scanner and other multimedia facilities.
There is a separate reading hall for students. Students get sufficient reading material (books, journals, magazines, CD’s, bound volumes) issued on their name for 8 days and can be renewed again if there is no reservation. There is book bank scheme for students where students are issued six books each semester apart from their regular transactions which consists of seven documents (4 books, 2 journals, 1 audio-visual material). A good collection of project reports of previous years are available for reference and reading, helping students in their project assignments.
To enhance learning process, there are activities like Book Shelf where students read books and make presentations, newspaper clippings display where students are updated with latest happenings in the world of business. There are displays like new arrivals display, author display and subject display through which students are acquainted with the new titles of their subjects. At the beginning of each academic year there is library orientation for students, thus helping to raise awareness about the library and services provided for its optimum utilization.
Library has well qualified staff to solve student’s queries, thus helping them to achieve their academic goals. Thus the basic focus of HNIMR library is to provide the best information and reference services for its users.
Smt. Hiraben Nanavati Institute of Management & Research for Women, Pune