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library & information center
The Library and Information Center (LIC) at HKBK College of Engineering is an absolute mine of information, offering the best in progressive as well as traditional learning resources. The LIC has been set-up with the aim to encourage independent study by providing different sources of learning that any academician might require. It is the crux of learning at HKBKGI, catering to the intellectual needs of students, faculty and researchers.
The Library and Information Center is sprawled across 7,510 sq ft accommodating varied reserves of information, from hard copies to electronic sources. It includes a book bank along with reference books, periodicals, latest Engineering journals, in-house publications, examination papers and related documentation, etc. The LIC boasts of over 14,500 volumes along with a subscription to more than 35 national and 20 international technical and non-technical journals. The hard copy materials alone available at the LIC are worth more than Rs. 76.5 lakh.
Along with this, the fully computerized LIC offers open access internet facilities, on-line journals, e-books, educational CD-ROMs, audio-visual materials and other e-learning resources. It can accommodate about 150 users at any given time in its spacious group study areas with separate reading rooms for staff and students.
The ocean of information and the astounding resources at the LIC can be easily accessed with its comprehensive organization and automated systems. The Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) facilitates easy recognition and access of resources as it provides detailed information on the services and collection of the LIC. Besides the LIC staff is experienced and friendly, always ready to answer your queries and help you access the various facilities. As for photocopying, printing, emailing, borrowing materials - the LIC provides optimal amenities for the same.