Bangladesh Army University of Engineering & Technology (BAUET) has library facilities that are well structured and accumulated with reference books, journals, and research papers. BAUET Central Library is established 1st march 2015 with a prime objective to support different programs and research needs. It is located in an accessible place within the campus. The library is equipped with high-speed broadband internet facilities, Wi-Fi connectivity, daily newspapers, magazines, and e-books/journals. The library is entirely well decorated and fully furnished.
Space and Hours of Operation
The central library is about 1500 square feet and around 40 students can study in the library at a time.
Table: Office Hours
|Library||Day||Hours of Operation|
|Central Library||Sunday-Thursday (Except Friday, Saturday and Other Government Holiday)||0800-1500 hrs
BAUET Central Library
At present the library has the following facilities:
|4.||Stacks for Periodicals|
|5.||Stacks for Journals|
|6.||Stacks for Thesis Papers|
|7.||Online library Facilities|
|8.||Student Support Cell|
|9.||Daily Newspaper Facilities|
|10.||Scanning & Printing Facilities|
|11.||Bongabondhu Corner & Islamic Book Corner Facilities|
BAUET Central Library Resources (Books,Technical/Journals, Proceedings etc.)
The central library is enriched with about 15,037 books and a good number of Periodicals, Journals and Magazines from home and abroad. The information on books, journals, proceedings and other resources is tabulated below:
|Category||No of Titles||No of Copies|
|Journals (hard copy)||40||55|
|Journals (electronic)||BAUET Central Library is a member of
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) BAUETCentral Library has access to 1448of online Journals through ACM.
|Others(Seminar books, Thesis books etc)||215||215|
Collaboration with Other Libraries:
BAUET central library has E-resource sharing facilities with following libraries:
- Military Institute of Science and Technology (MIST).
- Bangladesh Army University of Science & Technology (BAUST)
- Bangladesh Army International University of Science & Technology (BAUIST)
Yearly Book Purchased
|SI. No||Year||Total Copies||Amount (Tk)||Remarks|
Central Library Facilities
- E-Library Management
In future BAUET central will implement integrated Library Management Software named KOHA that manages all books and its stakeholders.
- Reproduction Facilities
- The library will establish modern reproduction facilities for all the library users. Request for PPC facilities will make on payment. Reproduction on demands for making PPC need to be placed to the Library counter at least 12 hours in advance. Immediate reproduction will not be carried out.
- Scanning & Printing facilities will also establish in the Reproduction Section of the Library.
- E-library and On-Line Printing Facilities
Cyber Centre of the library provides internet browsing facilities to all members. Students and instructors may utilize on-line printing facilities on payment. Printing charge shall be determined by the Vice chancellor of BAUET.
Modernization of the Library
Now BAUET Central Library has updated manual Library Management System and in future BAUET will implement a complete library automation system using integrated Library Management System (Koha, Dspace, VuFind and Drupal). Checking out, checking in, renewing and holding the reading materials to users these all activities are done by using Library Management System (LMS) in manual process. Members are notified through e-mail and SMS for any necessities. Central library has issued to the students of TEXT BOOK (prescribed by the concern department) for one semester (6 Months) and at a time FIVE Reference book for 1 Month.
Figure: Students at the library