A Good LIBRARY IS PIVOTAL TO THE GROWTH OF AN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION. The mission of the LRC (Learning Resource Centre) is to support the School in its quest to become an internationally top-ranked, research driven management institute.
The School’s LRC is at the heart of the Academic Centre, housed at Bajaj Auto Library at the Hyderabad campus and in the Academic Building (second floor) at Mohali campus. Designed to meet the academic and research needs of the ISB students, it also extends its services to the local community. A knowledge hub, it provides access to various information resources ranging from the latest management books, textbooks (print plus online) and audio-visual resources. It’s prompt and effective services are in sync with the changing needs of the academic community which is moving towards the electronic resources such as e-books, e-journals and databases.
It also offers services such as Reference Services, Research support, Circulation Services, Databases Training Support, User Guidance Service, Photocopy Service, Bibliographic Service, Document Delivery Service, Course Support, Online Catalogue Service, Selective Dissemination Service through its in-house Info-products such as Course Guide, GInfoWatch, Newsletter services, Quick Clips, Article Alert through Researcher app, Placement Guide and Current Awareness Service by providing new arrivals of books, TOC Service, and newly Published Reports, etc.,
In addition to the various resources, LRC hosts a magazine lounge, a browsing centre and a media room. There are also multiple study rooms across the locations where students meet for group discussions. The LRC is fully Wifi-enabled.
LRC Vision & Mission
The Mission of the Learning Resource Centre is to support the Indian School of Business in building an internationally top ranked research driven management institution by establishing a knowledge hub and to enable access to information resources of all kinds providing innovative, responsive, and effective services to meet the changing needs of the academic community.
> To provide effective access to learning resources of all formats required for general and research purposes.
> To keep the academic community abreast of the latest developments and to provide them with updated information on business and management.
> ·To ensure the highest level of user satisfaction.
Facts and Figures across the campuses:
> Books: More than 60,000 print books; 2500 e-books from the leading academic publishers, and over 15 lakhs e-book titles accessible through Books @ JSTOR & ProQuest E-book Central platforms based on Patron Driven Acquisition (PDA) model.
> Journals: Print journal 170; e-journal - over 2000
> Databases: More than 60
> AV Resources: 6800