The Vardhaman Mahaveer Open University started its Central Library during the year 1987-88 but its actual functioning started in July 1988. The primary mission of the Library is to support the educational and research programs of the University by providing physical and intellectual access to information in accordance with the objectives of the University, the Library aims to develop a comprehensive collection of documents useful for the users.
The Library has important sections such Acquisition, Technical, Circulation, Periodical, Stack, Reference, Computer Lab, Audio-Visual etc. most of the sections are equipped with basic infrastructure. The Central Library is working in a beautiful round shaped building having total built up area of 2036.00sq.mt.
Composition of library system
V M Open University operates through a three tier system having University headquarters at Kota, 07 Regional centers and 84 study centers spread in all over state Rajasthan. Central Library at headquarter Kota to meet out the needs of the headquarters teaching and non-teaching staff, research scholars, students, special members etc.
Students of VMOU are distant learners scattered in all over the state of Rajasthan. The libraries at Rc’s look into the library requirements of staff, students, counselors and coordinators at the Regional Centers.
The Central Library opens all days except on the University holidays. It works between 10.00AM TO 5.00 PM.
Library has huge collection on Humanities, Social Sciences, Science & Technology disciplines, this includes Reference Books, Text Books, Journals, Competition Books, Theses, Dissertations, CD’S of Books, Bound Volumes of Journals, Audio-Visual Cassettes etc. It has special collection on Education and Distance Education.
Special Collection on Gandhi
Library has special and valuable collection of Books and Reference Books on Mahatma Gandhi.
Library is using SOUL 2.0 software for Library automation and providing these services to their users-
- Current Awareness Services
- Special Services -- Central Library provides reference service & study facility to B.Lib Sc. and M.Lib.sc. Students of V M Open University to prepare their practicals.
- Special Facility -- Central Library provides Computer lab with internet facility having safe power back up support to their Research scholars.
|VMOU Helpline|| VMOU RC Locations|
9414024853, 9414024862, 9414024856
(10:00 AM to 5:00 PM)
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