The Central Library RIMS (CLR), has a comprehensive source of books, periodicals and journals, CDs - both Indian and International. It is the heart of academic activities at RIMS with an aim of providing Anytime, Anywhere Access to Information".
The library plays a proactive role to ensure that the information resources required are organized to meet the present and future needs of its users. CLR holds a hybrid collection of printed as well electronic resources, that include books (21,370), journals/ Periodicals, databases, audio-visuals, CDs/DVDs, e-books, e-journals, reports, case studies, conference proceedings, training manuals and all such materials that are relevant to the current corporate need.
To enhance its capacity CLR has tie-up with British Library for exchange of books, journals and information, and its online database Like JSTOR (The collection features more than 2,000 Academic Journals, in social sciences, Life sciences and Humanities.) E-Books: (Read and down Load from over 1,35,000 Full text Books academic and fiction,) E- JOURNALS (7,000 full text e- Journals for academic and research purposes across subjects) E-LITERTURE (Literature on line is a fully searchable Library of over 350,000 full text works of English Literature) E-Magazines ( Read and download from the ultimate collection of International Digital Magazines). It has also got a tie-up with J-GATE and Management science(online academic data base service provider) to avail the E-Journals and e-Books. CLR also has a tie-up with NDL which can provide online journals, E-Books and other business resources.
Information Technology is extensively used to ensure that resources are accessible from anywhere, at anytime. Services such as LIS for checking online availability and reserving online, remote access to e-resources and databases make the library user friendly.
1. J-GATE (Informatics) (www.jgateplus.com)
2. British Library (British Council Division Kolkata)(www.library.britishcouncil.org.in)
3. National Digital Library(www.ndl.iitkgp.ac.in)