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Services & Sections

The following special attributes are available in the Library:

  1. Completely computerized with Bar Code.
  2. Wi-Fi facility inside the Library.
  3. Open Access System.
  4. Library is controlled by RFID Security gates and Surveillance Cameras.
  5. Books circulation are done by self check-out and check-in Kiosk.
  6. 50 Computer Systems to browse Internet, CD-ROMs, Online databases and E-resources are available.

The following services are provided by the Library:

  1. Lending of resources- Borrwing of BPDC Library resources on your account.
  2. Access to IEEE-IEL online, ASME digital collections, ACM Digital Library, EBSCO Engineering Source and EBSCO Humanities International Complete.
  3. Photocopying, printing and scanning services.
  4. Research Information Support.
  5. Reference / Refferral Queries.
  6. Bullentin Board Services.
  7. Latest arrivals and Conference Alert.
  8. Book Bank Scheme.
  9. Inter Library Loan services - BPDC Library has the MoU with Al Ain University of Science & Technology Library, Al Ain, UAE - For Access contact BPDC Librarian


Ground Floor

Circulation & Reception - Issue, Return & Renewal of books, CDs, etc & any queries

Stack Section - Books on Engineering and Technology, Pure Science, Management, Humanities, General reading and Fictions are placed in this section.

Documentation Section - Photocopying, printing and scanning of documents done in this section.

Interent Browsing - A separate section with 22 for browsing academic related sites / activities only.

OPAC & Online Database - To browse the Library Catalogue Search (Library Catalogue Search) and the online databases IEEE-IEL online database, ASME online journals, ACM Digital Library, EBSCO Engineering source and EBSCO Humanities International Complete.

First Floor-Reference Section

Periodicals Section - Current and previous Issues of Journals and magazines are displayed in this section.

Dictionaries, Encyclopedias & Handbooks - Subject and General.

Books on Aptitude - GRE, GMAT, TOEFL, IELTS, GATE, etc.

General Reference - Conference proceedings, Books on GK, Islam, UAE and Arabic collections.

EDD notes - Study Guides for various courses prepared by Educational Development Division, BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus are available.

Back Volumes - Bound Volumes of back issues of print journals.

Book Bank Scheme - Used Textbooks are kept under this section. These books may be borrowed by the students for the period of 30 days.

Practice School / Project Reports/ Thesis Reports - Sample Practice School (PS)/ project reports and graduate thesis reports are available for reference.

CD-ROMs - CD-ROMs of books and periodicals available on request.

Digital Library / Internet Browsing - 20 computers are available.

Discussion Rooms - 2 separate discussion rooms are open to the students for group study.


Contact the Library Staff for any assistance
sivakumar@dubai.bits-pilani.ac.in, jayadev@dubai.bits-pilani.ac.in