IIM Bangalore - Campus & Infrastructure
The IIMB campus is located in 100 acres of sylvan surroundings on the southern edge of Bangalore .The portals of this hallowed centre of learning, are hemmed in by verdant, lush woods alternating with undulating landscaped gardens. A perfect setting for a rich milieu of both, formal and informal activities. The Institute's proximity to some of the leading corporate houses in the country gives the added advantage of integrating classroom knowledge with practical experience.
Today, IIMB is recognised as India's best business school. Its world-class infrastructure provides the foundation for its programmes of teaching, research, consulting and other professional services.
The IIMB library is a veritable feast of knowledge and is available round the clock to students and the faculty. It is housed in a building of 55000 sq.ft carpet area spread over four floors. It has a comprehensive collection of literature predominantly related to Management and its allied subjects to meet the present and future information needs of its users. The library activities are computerized to facilitate easy access .
IIMB encourages the use of its library for professional purposes. Individuals and organisations can use the library regularly as either on a Deposit or Non Deposit basis on payment .
The library has a total collection of about 1.83 lakhs of documents. The library subscribes to 595 Print Journals and 500 e-journals. 2500 Full text files from Business Source Premier database and 800 Full text titles from Business Periodicals on disc is also available for access. A comprehensive set of databases serviced from the well-equipped CD-Workstation caters data search facilities. A rich collection of videos(360), Audio's(180) and films(205) will supplement teaching and research work for potential users.
Working Hours:The Library is open on all days from 9.00 AM to 10.00 PM except three National Holidays, namely, Republic Day, Independence Day and Gandhi Jayanthi.
IIMB has one of the finest computing environments among management institutions in the country. Operating round the clock, with a large number of desktops (more than 350 PCs), world-class servers and a campus wide network with access to Internet, it represents the major attraction of IIMB. The campus network links the computing resources in the faculty offices, student labs, administrative units, student hostels, management development center and the faculty residences as well. IIMB's computing infrastructure offers a truly heterogenous range of hardware and software platforms for the student to appreciate and gain wide ranging experience. The desktop environment is dominated by "world class" workstations from the "best of the breed" manufacturers. The entire network has access to Novell Netware 5.0 and windows NT, the world leaders in Network Operating Systems, with a graphical access to Unix and MS-Exchange e-mail server. The Library system (Libsys) loaded on Digital Alpha server running Digital Unix and the CD ROM server with full text journal articles in electronic form are also accessible through the net.A Silicon Graphics Indy server hosts the IIMB home page and serves as the Web server. A high end, Compaq, Proliant server powers the SAP applications. The recently inaugurated IBM business intelligence lab, offers a number of tools on the AS400 platform. Video Conferencing facility is also available for the distance learning initiatives.
Three classrooms with about 30 desktops and a projection facility in each room, and a Multimedia Laboratory are other attractions of IIMB. Access to high speed, high quality Laser printing (HP LaserJet5SiMX) including colour printing and several Colour inkjet printers are some more strengths of IIMB. All the classrooms are equipped with an instructional technology podium, which includes a desktop, VCR and Projection System, and is fully integrated with campus wide network.