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B V Raju Institute of Technology Central Library which is the heart of the Institute was established in the year 1997. The Library provides important academic services to the institute. It is a well-equipped library, located in a green and silent environment located with easy access and does provide the right impetus for the intellectual growth of the students, faculty, and research scholars. The Library is located in Saraswati Block with around 12116 titles and 76142 volumes in the library. The library subscribes to approximately 267 print journals/Magazines, including National and International publications; which cover a wide range of Science and Engineering Technology, Bio-Medical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Humanities & Social Sciences, Management, and other allied subjects. The library has the archives of the complete sets of most prestigious journals in the field of Engineering and Technology. Adequate document collections of general reading, newspapers, and technical magazines too.

In the digital age, the library has enhanced its online resources by subscribing to various leading e-book collections, online databases, and e-journals such as IEEE, ASCE/ASME, Springer, ScienceDirect/Elsevier, J-Gate (Engineering & Technology), J-Gate (Social and Management Sciences), Developing Library Network-DELNET, N-LIST, ACM Digital Library, etc., The library follows the open access system in the Library and allows unlimited access to the students and faculty members.

The BVRIT Central Library gives the benefit of access to the modern collection of knowledge resources and innovative information support services for the students and faculty members. The Library is fully computerized with an integrated system connected to the campus network providing an e-resource facility to the institutional community. The complete collections of online databases are made available through Institute’s Internet Protocol (IP) based network system. Users can access the online databases only through Institute’s network system. BVRIT central library is a member of NDLI ((National Digital Library of India)) and avails the benefits of various services of NPTEL video lecture series. The library has a surveillance system of CCTV and helps with round-the-clock support services. The Digital Library with 30 systems is user-friendly.

The library is fully automated on Software for University Libraries (SOUL)–Integrated Library Management Software. All the users can search for information on books, authors, and publishers through Web OPAC.


The vision of the B V Raju Institute of Technology Central Library is to become one of the pioneers of Science & Engineering Libraries in Telangana State in the field of information resources, services, and technology applications.


The mission of the central library is to provide information resources and excellent services to all its students and faculty members along with an appropriate environment for information access, teaching, learning, and research activities through the applications of ICT. The mission of the Library is to provide information services and access to bibliographic, the full text of both Print and Digital Information to all students, faculty members, and staff.

The library provides various services:

  • Reference and Information Services
  • Circulation Services
  • Bibliographic Services
  • CAS & SDI Services
  • Reprographic facility
  • Research Assistance Service
  • Document Delivery Service
  • Newspapers clipping services
  • Library Orientation Program
  • Serial Control
  • Information Literacy
  • User Education Programs
  • Electronic Database Services
  • Online Journals of ASCE, ASME, IEEE, ScienceDirect, J-Gate (Engineering & Social Sciences), Springer/N-LIST & DELNET.
  • OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue)
  • Internet Facility –WiFi Access
  • Lending Service (ILL)
  • Multimedia facility (CD-DVD’s)
  • Turnitin Anti-Plagiarism Software
  • Amazon Kindle e-book readers
  • NPTEL Video Lectures Sever facility (Audio Visual System)
  • e-book Portal Service
  • ACM Digital Library Services

Online e-Resources:

  1. IEEE Journals:
  2. ASCE(American Society of Civil Engineers):
  4. ScienceDirect :
  5. Springer Journals:
  6. DELNET (Developing Library Network)  
  7. Central Library e-book portal for BVRIT Institutional Purpose
  8. NPTEL Video Lecture series is available on the server in the central library.
  9. J-Gate Online Journals for Engineering & Technology  
  10. J-Gate online Journals for MBA/ BS&HS:
  11. National Digital Library of India (NDLI) :
  12. NPTEL: National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning:
  13. ASME-American Society of Mechanical Engineering online Journals:
  14. ACM-Digital Library (The Association for Computing Machinery) link:
  15. Previous External Examination Question Papers – BVRIT – Click here

OPAC- Online Public Access Catalogue:

Through this catalog, one can search the Library Database to know the status of the library books. One can search this OPAC by entering any one of the following keys.

  • Title
  • Author
  • Subject
  • Call No.
  • Accession Number
  • Publisher

Library Opening Hours:

  • On all working days: 08:00 am to 11:00 pm
  •  Circulations on all working days: 09:00 am to 06:00 pm
  • Reference Section: 08:00 am to 11:00 pm
  •  On Sundays: 09:00 am to 04:00 pm
  • (Except Republic Day, Independence Day & Gandhi Jayanti)

The above-mentioned timings of the library are subject to change from time to time & changes will be notified on the notice board.

Library Membership:

All students, faculty, and non-teaching members of the institute are entitled to become members of the library and enjoy the privileges of the services offered by it.

The library is also open to visitors from other academic institutions subject to the approval of the competent authority.

Periodical Section:

  • Subscribing more than 267 Indian & International Journals & Magazines.
  • Providing Access to 30701 + Online Journals.
  • Current Journals will be displayed in the Periodical Section.
  • Back Volumes of the Journals will be available inside the racks of Pigeon holes of Periodical display racks.
  • Library subscribed online e-resources are accessible throughout the campus on IP-based access and some of them on URL based.

Digital Library:

BVRIT Digital Library works on LAN connectivity with fiber optic cable through the Computer Center and it is connected to the webserver. 30 systems providing network facilities are installed for accessing/browsing Online e-content of e-journals and e-databases in the library.

Audio-Visual (AV):

The Central Library provides an audio-visual section with one set of 55” Android TV. A good collection of Educational Videos (DTH 32 Swayam Prabha, NPTEL, SONET) are available on varied subjects.

Open Knowledge - Useful Links:

  3. Indian Academy of Sciences:
  4. Scholarly Communication in Engineering:
  6. Networked Digital library Theses and Dissertations –
  13. Google Scholar provides scholarly literature:
  14. Information Research: an int. Electronic-Journal:
  15. Catalog of world libraries: http:/
  16. Online Course materials from IIT:
  17. Free Full-Text Journals online: http//
  18. Open Access Journals: http://
  20. Free Online Journals:
  21. Free Academic Journals: http://
  23. Free e-Journals
  24. Online free videos course:
  25. NASA Technical Reports
  26. Free Full-Text Journals online: http//
  27. Scholarly Communication in Engineering:
  28. Google Scholar provides scholarly literature:
  29. – Free journals access without payment
  30. gov –National Medical Science Washington D.C. Medical database
  31. Delaware Business and Economy:
  32. Delaware State Chamber of Commerce:
  33. EBSCO Open Dissertations:
  34. Centre for Science and Environment –
  35. Parliament Digital Library-
  36. UNDP India –
  37. Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) –
  39. Internet Archive: Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software sets.,
  40. Project MUSE: Online database of more than 200 journals from nonprofit publishers

Free e-Books:

Find thousands of books to read online and download free eBooks. Discover and read free books by indie authors as well as tons of classic books. Browse categories to find your favorite literature genres: Fantasy, Thriller, Short Stories, Young Adult and Children’s Books… There are e-Books for everyone.

Open Source Search Engine:

BASE (Bielefeld Academic Search Engine)
India Place Finder (A state of the art digital tool for India studies)
Intute – Free online service with access to the best resources available on the internet Gateways/Intute.htm
List of academic databases and search engines
Nobel Prize Internet Archive
Scirus is the most comprehensive scientific search engine for scholarly literature
Selected internet resources in all subjects
Social Science Information gateway
Cambridge Dictionaries Online
Librarian’s Index to the Internet’%20Internet%20Index%20–%20Library%20science.htm
One Look Dictionaries
Subject Dictionary-Business/Finance
Subject Dictionary-Library and Information Science
Subject Dictionary-Medical Science
Subject Dictionary-Science
Subject Dictionary-Technology