To honour the former Director of NMIMS, Prof. Y. K. Bhushan, the SBM Library has been named as `Prof. Y. K. Bhushan Information and Knowledge Resource Centre’. It continues to progress and support the learning, teaching and research activities at NMIMS.
The well-furnished and air conditioned NMIMS Resource Centre is spread over 15,000 sq.ft. It has a rich collection of books, journals (National/International), audio-visuals, CDs, VCDs, annual reports, management games, newsletters, etc. The centre also houses news clippings, newsletters and case studies. It aims to serve the needs of Faculty, Research Scholars, Students and other members of the centre by providing an excellent collection of literature.
The Resource centre has a collection of more than 54,000+ books covering not only all aspects of business and management but also including related areas like Economics, Behavioral Sciences, IT, Law, Engineering, etc. It subscribes to about 80+ National and International periodicals spanning all aspects of management with back issues of some important journals.
Dedicated digital library with around 30 machines is part of our resource centre, where students can access databases and A-V material. Bloomberg Finance Lab comprising of 12 terminals. The centre has an open access system facilitating the free use of material on the shelves. It has a separate Reading Hall with ample capacity.
In addition to the regular services, NMIMS also provides facilities like inter library loans, reprographic section to make extraction of information easier. The library also organizes book exhibitions during the year. Every year resource centre organizes workshops/seminars/conferences for library professionals.
The Centre collaborates with INFLIBNET (Information and Library Network Centre) and implements INFLIBNET Services from the Library, including Shodhganga, Shodhgangotri, and IRINS/VIDWAN, in addition to networking with LIS experts.
The NMIMS Central Library has acquired the RFID security system in light of the Open Access system's implementation. Additionally, the library offers self-issue kiosks and self-book-drop machines. With the effective integration of Koha and RFID technologies, library leads and is a fully automated library. With the help of this technology, library patrons can self-manage the book-circulation process
The centre has institutional membership with BCL (British Council Library), BMA (Bombay Management Association), MANLIBNET (Management Library Network), and Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) Bombay.
The most significant undertaking was the implantation of KOHA software across all institutes of SVKM. The existing number of books, national and international journals, magazines and online resources was augmented during the year.
The library provides access to scholarly journal Databases corporate databases, law databases, Marketing Databases, Statistics related Database, E-book Database Research Databases,
Please click on below link to access digital-resources subscribed by NMIMS with your registered login credentials: