Athenaeum (Library)

The Library of the Darshan Institute of Engineering & Technology, which was established in the year 2009, serves as knowledge hub containing resources as well as e-resources. In any academic institution Library plays an important role in the dissemination of Knowledge and Information. Darshan Institutes, less than 9 year old, has recognized the importance of the academic vibrations required in the library and has been growing in this direction, right from its very inception.

The Library aims to put the motto: “Information is for use”, into practice. The library houses Text books, Reference Books, E-books, Print & e-journals and magazines, News papers, CD/DVD, Amazon Kindle e-reader, Course Material, Question Papers, Project Reports, Bound Volumes of Periodicals, different type of useful Video Lecture Collections, etc. , We take pride in saying that we have very good collection of resources. Added to this, we have a wide collection of general books like….Gujarati & English Literature, Motivational & Self Help books, G.K. books ,all Competitive Exam related books ,etc. which help to increase the knowledge of our students and Staff members in all different fields.

24,500

Books

100

Magazines

1500

Hard Bound Magazines

14,000

E-Journals

80,000

E-Books

1650

CD/DVD

10

Amazon Kindle E-reader

8400

Question Papers

GTU + Mid Semester
350 GB

Video Lectures

570

Hard Bound Journals

650

E-magazines

Started New Kindle Service for e-Readers Lovers

  1. Circulation Services
  2. Photocopy Service
  3. Document Scan Service
  4. Reference service / Referral Service
  5. Current Awareness Service
  6. Document Delivery Service
  7. Resource Sharing
  8. Magazine/Journal Content Service: Content Pages provided in hard copy and soft copy by e-mail to registered users.
  9. Amazon Kindle E-reader: Kindle device is issue for One Week to all Students and Staff of the college.
  10. Video Lecture Collection: Video lectures categories are…. TED talks, Let’s Talk English speaking, Interview & Career, Motivational Speakers, Time Management, Health & Yoga, BBC, National Geography, Scientific Movie and many more.(Updated regularly)
  11. Book-Talk Activity (For Non-technical Book): Once in a month library organizes Book-Talk for enhancement of reading among students and staff.
  12. Book-Review Publication: Every month Book-Review of non-technical book is published in Our Diet E-Newsletter.
  13. Access and copy of CD/DVD
  14. Online Access to E-resources
  15. Newspapers Clipping Service
  16. Back Dated Magazines Circulation
  17. New Arrivals Display
  18. Reading Room -Discussion room-Reference Section… Facility for Students & Staff.
  19. Library service available on Facebook and by e-mail….free for all.
    (It Includes Important G.K. News, Current Affairs materials, Technical News, list of important Websites, etc.)
  20. Reservation Facility
  21. Overnight issue of Reference books
  22. Library Orientation Program for New Students: Library orientation makes library users aware of the library and the services it offers. Library orientation educates users regarding general use of the library.
  23. Latest News/Articles of Competitive Exam Related magazines send regularly every month to Library Users by e-mail.


British Counsil Library - Ahmedabad

Darshan Institute of Engineering & Techology is an institution member of British Council Library - Ahmedabad. The library has has over 20,000 books, DVDs, magazines and newspapers. You can browse through its full collection online or you can visit the library Tuesday to Sunday.

DELNET

Darshan Institute of Engineering & Techology is also a member of DELNET. DELNET has been established in 1988 by Govenment of India with the prime objective of promoting resource sharing among the libraries through the development of a network of libraries. It aims to collect, store, and disseminate information besides offering computerised services to users, to coordinate efforts for suitable collection development and also to reduce unnecessary duplication wherever possible.

Dr. Alka Gohel Librarian

  +91-9725380777

  alka.gohel@darshan.ac.in

Mr. Nimesh Jotangia Librarian

  +91-9824731510

  nimesh.jotangia@darshan.ac.in

DIET Library Membership


DIET Library Membership is available for

  1. Alumni Members
  2. Individual Membership for All

Alumni Membership

  • All Alumni of Darshan Institute of Engineering & Technology, Rajkot can become members of the Central Library on request.

Individual Membership

  • Anyone can become member of our institutional Library on request submitted in the prescribed application form along with a latest passport size photograph. Individual Member will be issued a Membership Card which is mandatory for library visit.

Services Offered

Alumni and individual members can use the following services any time during library hours:

  • Reference and consultation
  • Borrowing of 2 books for 28 days, 1 magazine (from back issues) for 14 days and 1 bound volume of magazines for 14 days.
  • Non-book materials (CD/DVD) access-copy in library
  • Internet access to electronic resources

DLib - Mobile Application

DLib-OPAC is a mobile app developed by "Apps, Software & Website Development Center (ASWDC)" of Darshan Institute of Engineering & Technology, Rajkot. It has various features like Material Search, Member Status, Content Search, New Arrivals in Department, Library Statistics, etc. It is freely available for Android, Windows, and iOS platform.


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