Welcome to BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus Library, a Gateway to knowledge resources. At present the library has a collection of over 19500 books and subscribes to around 55 International Journals and 45 magazines. The Library subscribes to IEEE-IEL online database, ASME digital collections, ACM Digital Library, EBSCO Engineering Source and EBSCO Humanities International Complete. The collection of the library is growing continuously on an everyday basis. Other collections in the library include CDs, audio/ video cassettes, question papers and back volumes of periodicals. The Library is computerized and the catalogue is accessible all over the campus. The RFID security systems has been successfully implemented. The new self check-out and check-in Kiosk for easy circulation of books has been implemented recently.
The mission of the BPDC Library is to gather, organize, preserve and provide access to the information resources to achieve its educational, research and service goals. To improve and expand access to information in all forms, using innovative technology thereby having a good collection, to assist in meeting the needs of Students, Faculty and Staff of
Library staff are committed to provide / maintain a study and research environment, protecting the rights of users and sustaining the integrity of collections.
The Library’s mission is accomplished through the following goals:
Identify, acquire, organize, preserve and provide access to pertinent recorded knowledge to support teaching, research and creative activities.
Offer formal and informal instruction to promote information literacy.
Provide an easily accessible, user-friendly and safe environment that fosters teaching and learning for the users.
Apply appropriate technological innovations to achieve productivity and efficiency, as well as provide library services to the users.
Communicate library services to create awareness and promote partnerships with universities, other libraries and educational institutions and local communities.
Continue to improve the effectiveness of the Library through systematic, ongoing outcome assessment, evaluating and improving, on a continual basis, the collections, services and programs.