Knowledge Resource Centre
Knowledge Resource Centre (KRC) aims to be one of the best Business and Management Science libraries in Mumbai. Our ever growing collection includes of some of the best resources on contemporary management thought, and it includes nearly 60 journals in different disciplines of management and allied sciences. We also subscribe to good number of bibliographic, statistical and full text databases in digital format in order to meet the changing information needs of faculty members and students.
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 A.M. TO 7:00 P.M
Friday - Saturday: 8:00 A.M. TO 9:00 P.M
Sundays: 09.00 A.M. TO 7.00 P.M.
Public Holidays: Remains closed
Library has more than 8000 books, many Journals, Magazines, Newspapers, Audio-visuals. It provides the best information services by subscribing to Online databases like 'EBSCO: Business Source Premier' for full text articles of national and international journals, "ACE Knowledge Research Portal" company database for financial data and Industry reports. It also subscribes the case studies from Harvard Business Publishing.
Reference service is a personalised service extended to library clientele to assist them in finding the required information from library resources, use of online catalogue, databases and other sources. This service in addition to providing assistance also addresses questions of users regarding finding brief information such as addresses, statistics, phone numbers, getting articles from other libraries etc. The library staff will also suggest appropriate online and offline resources for consultation of library users based on their areas of research.
On the request of clientele, library provides bibliographic service by preparing a bibliography of articles, books and other resources available on their topic of research. This will help them in finding out relevant information.
Current Awareness and SDI Service:
In order to keep the library clientele abreast about latest developments in the field of management science and allied subjects, library provides current awareness service in the form of e-alerts informing about latest articles, books, news items, blog posts, tools etc over email.
User's orientation is provided to new library users such as students and faculty members as and when they join the institute. The orientation programme provides overall overview of the library, its services and resources, use of catalogue, location of resources etc to enable new library users make better use of the library and its resources.
Literature Search / Inter-library loan:
Library has established contacts with different libraries to meet the varied information needs of library clientele. Library procures the resources which are not available in its own collection required for clientele from other libraries on inter library loan.
Apart from providing membership to its regular faculty members, students and staff KRC also extends membership facility to DSIMS Alumni members. The visiting faculty membership enables them to borrow books in their areas teaching and research for the entire term.
Book bank facility is a separate service of the library having collection on course specific text books. This facility is extended only to MMS students, who are economically backward. Membership to the book bank is granted on filling the prescribed application form and submitting necessary documents i.e. Parents income certificate to the admin department. Every year this facility is extended only to 5 students on first come first serve basis. Students are given text books for the entire semester.
KRC has an E-Library section, wherein members can access library catalogue, online databases, Journals and other e-resources related to Management sciences.