The design studios are enhanced by the presence of the design minds who come together to mix their talents and design a creation greater than the sum of its parts. These dedicated learners work with full enthusiasm that reflects in the upshot of their design process.
Classical Animation, Digital Animation, Photography, Graphic Design, Sketching and Drawing, Film Making, Editing and Sound Recording Studios, Usability Lab, Model making in Metal Working, Plastic, Wood and Clay Studios, Digital Simulation Studio, Material Store cum Library, Draping Studio, Garment Manufacturing, Pattern Making and Fashion CAD Labs are few areas our students found investing their perspirations stimulated by the inspirations of great designers in the Industry.
All the Computer Labs have branded computers with many of the specialized application software titles that design students need to be successful in their academic career. There are also high-quality color and black and white laser printers and scanners available.
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SID library is spread over 3400 Sq. Ft. on the ground floor. Library has Reading Hall, Thinking Room and Faculty Research Room. Seating capacity is 110. The Library has a collection of books, national and international magazines, international journals, e-resources, audiovisual material, Degree Projects, peer review & as a unique collection library has trend forecast magazines called “Promostyl, show details, Next Look’. SID Library uses “COLOR CODING system for books. It also uses Automation software KOHA. Library has more than 12000 books, 1245 educational audiovisual collection etc.
|Items Type||No. of Items|
|(Print Collection) Books||13136|
|Non-Print Collection (Online database)||5|
Database: Name of the database institutionally subscribed database.
|Sr. No.||No. of Database||Name of the Database|
|3.||1||BOF( Business of Fashion)|
|Monday to Saturday||9:00 am to 5:00 pm||9:00 am to 4:30 pm|
|Exam Days||9:00 am to 8:00 pm||9:00 am to 6:30 pm|
|During vacation||9:00 am to 5:00 pm||9:00 am to 4:30 pm|
1. Each student who entrance the library he/she should enter his/her PRN in counter pc for auto library entry.
2. Each faculty and staff who entrance the library he/she should enter her/his employee id in counter pc for auto library entry.
3. Do not change the seating arrangement in the Library.
4. Once read please keep your Book / Magazine / News Paper on the Circulation Counter.
5. Smoking, spitting, eating, loud conversation, mobile using, headphone using, and similar objectionable practices are forbidden in or near the library. Student may make use of headphone for listening to music only in the library thinking room.
6. User can use lockers for keeping their bags, umbrellas, jackets etc. Also adequate storage facility has been provided at the entrance to the Library for these materials. However, files and books may be brought into the library only up to the outer reading area.
Library Services & Facilities:
|Books||Days||International Magazine||Indian Magazine||Days||Audiovisual||Days|
|Students||3||15||2||1||8||1 (with permission of HOD)||3|
|Sister Institutes of Symbiosis||4||8||0||0||0||0||0|
Current Awareness service.
Document Delivery Service.
Library In charge is conducting the lectures for users and explained how to use e-resources.
Through the library orientation done every year in the library.
Users can search the library resources online through OPAC (symbiosis-koha.informindia.co.in). In the case of multiple copies, one can reserve a copy only if all copies of the title are issued. Member can recommend books for the library through OPAC.
The Library has subscribed databases like EBSCO, Emerald Insight, JOSTOR, etc., SID Library has subscribed ten e-journals of Sage Publication.
The Library has ILL Service to all sister Institutes of SIU, from 2012 ILL service is used by SIS, SIMS, SCMC, SSLA, SLS, SSIS, Symbiosis Society, & Central Library SIU, eight institutional memberships namely
SID Library have a reading hall facility for users. There is a discussion area in Library called “Thinking Room” backyard with greenery in site. Other than reading hall reading tables are spread all over the library near book racks. About 100 students can seat at a time.
Scan Snap SV600 makes overhead scanning simple, providing users with limitless possibilities.SV600 is ready to scan in just 3 seconds! With an advanced cropping and orientation technology built-in, Scan Snap SV600 can scan several business cards, photo Collection Development: Any member of SID may recommend the purchase of the relevant book to the librarian. Books from vendors on approval will be available in the library from time to time. All members are encouraged to peruse the titles on display and make recommendations. Recommendation forms are available at the library.
The library has a practice of new arrival. Whenever the library procured new resources, library staff display all the new resources for two weeks on the new arrival before being available for general circulation.
The library has user’s library cards for each user of the library. The user has used these cards for the transaction of library resources also library staff used Koha for circulation. A member may have a maximum of three books and at a time. The books are issued out for a maximum of two weeks, and then they may be renewed for one week. Bound journals may be issued out for a maximum of three days.
All subscribed e-recources can be accessed through SIU library portal - library.siu.edu.in
|Sr. No.||Name of Online Databases|
|1||EBSCO & EBSCO Discovery Service|
|3||Web of Science and EndNote|
|7||Research Tool: QuestionPro|
|8||Research Tool: Turnitin|
|10||Sage Research Method (SRM Core)|
|11||Frost & Sullivan|
|12||McGraw Hill Education India eBooks|
|Sr. No.||Name||Total No.|
|1||Digital Degree Projects||1270|
|2||Students Audio-Visual DVD from AFD & VFD Dept.||45|
|1.||Dr. Sanjeevani Ayachit||Director||Chairperson|
|2.||Dr. Pranita Ranade||Dy. Director||Member|
|3.||Dr. Manohar Desai||Associate Professor||Member|
|4.||Dr. Nitin Hadap||Associate Professor||Member|
|5.||Ms. Shraddha Sakhalkar||Assistant Professor||Member|
|6.||Mr. Prasanna Halbe||Adjunct Faculty||Member|
|7.||Ms. Ajunideep Kaur||Student-2nd year FC||Member|
|8.||Ms. Preksha Gupta||Student-3rd yar UED||Member|
|9.||Ms. Vidya Dhanwantari||Librarian-SID||Member Secretary|
|10.||Dr. Sangeeta Paliwal||Librarian-Central Library SIU||Invitee Member|
User can recommend the books, magazines through WEBOPAC
Vidya M Dhanwantari
Library In charge
M.A, M.Lib.I.Sc, M.Phil
Assistant Library In charge
|Sr.No.||Item Type ( Resource Type)||Total Collection|
|4.||Movies by VFD & AFD Students||88|
|6.||Digital Degree Projects||1128|
|9||E-resources subscribed by SID||5|
|10||E-Resources centrally subscribed – EBSCO, JSTOR, EMERALD, SRM, etc.||17|
1. Koha Webopac
2. SIU Library Portal
8. British Library Catalog
1. What is the timing of library?
Monday to Saturday -9.00 am to 5.00 pm
2. How many books can a member get issued?
a. Students can borrow 3 books for 15 days
b. Faculty can borrow 15 books for a month
c. Non-teaching staff can borrow 4 books for a month
3. How can I search specific book availibility?
4. How can I request the book for the library?
5. How do I access SCMC library and SIU subscribed online databases?
Students will get a login ID and password from the library to access the Institutionally/central library subscribed online database