MANAV RACHNA INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF RESEARCH AND STUDIES
(Formerly MANAV RACHNA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY )
Vikram Kr. Sharma
Qualifications: B.Sc.(H) Zoology, M.Lib. Info Science (Gold Medallist), PhD in
Library and Information Science, UGC-NET
Experience: 22 Years
Areas of Interest : ICT Application in Research & Reference Services and Library & Information Centre Management
Awards: Recipient of U.S. Department of State, Foreign Service National Exchange Program and U.S. Department of State Meritorious Honor Service Award
“A university is usually described as a community where scholars and teachers are the head, students are the body and the library its heart.” The philosophy truly reflects from a quote from the Report of the Radhakrishnan Commission on University Education “ The library is the heart of all the University’s work; directly so, as regards its research work, and indirectly as regards its educational work which derives its life from research work.” Dr. O.P. Bhalla Central Library inaugurated by Dharma Guru Shri Swami Satyamitranand Girii Maharaj at Manav Rachna International University has been named in memory of its founder, the great prodigy and leading luminary of educational excellence, Dr. O.P. Bhalla.
Keeping in pace with the above spirit and MRIU’s goal to “promote quality education, the spacious, Central Library offers a platform for research, innovation and development. It has a collection of more than 2, 50,000 documents in print and electronic format. The Library offers a balanced combination of print and digital collections. The online databases like IEEE, ASME, ASCE, ASTM Digital Library, McGraw Hill Access Engineering Database, J-Gate Ebcoso and membership of digital consortia DELNET, UGC Infonet – INFLIBNET and professional bodies offers a truly rewarding stimulus infrastructure and experience for students and academia community.
RFID and Wi-Fi enabled library is offering the latest state-of-the art technological applications including e-books, audio-books, e-journals, kindles to maximize the use and ease of library resources. Single Window Search solution offers researchers paradise by making all library resources available at a single click. 24×7 availability of library resources beyond campus through remote access provides unhindered access to resources. The collection offers a range of text books, reference books and general reading material for enrichment and development. The library remains open 8:00 A.M. – 8:00 P.M. Monday to Saturday and 9:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. on Sundays to cater to academic and research demands of its academic community. The library truly offers world class infrastructure and is active partner in research, innovation and development @ MRIU. The Library team welcomes you to the world of knowledge.