Digital Library

Dr. S.G. Desai -Library

Revolution in information technology and communication technology has radically continued to challenge and reshape the library environment and services generally. Medical libraries are not immune from this innocuous change. Medical libraries face additional challenges that are unique to the health care system. These challenges include continuous medical research on ever emerging health issues and health care policies. The Main Moto of our Digital Library is to provide all promising and up-to-date World Wide Web Information available to the Students, Scholars,Teachers and Doctors of  KLE Academy of Higher Education and Research, Belagavi.

The Infrastructure of Digital Library is developed in an approximate 2000 sq ft carpet area in ground floor of the Library Building. UG, PG, & Staff are provided with separate space. It also includes Librarian, Server, Maintenance and Reception cum Waiting Room. The Digital Library is designedwith state of art interior and ambience. The Digital Library has Continuous Powerback-up and is air-conditioned.

Brief Information


Total No of Terminals:

  • 60 + 8
  • For UG = 28
  • For PG = 19
  • For Staff = 12

E – Journals :-   (ProQuest) – 2600 Nos

Digital Library Timings:

  • From 9.00 am to 10.00 pm on all working days
  • From 10.30 am to 5.30 pm on Sundays & Other Hoildays

Working Shifts:

  • General Shift 11.00 am to 06.00 Pm
  • Morning Shift 09.00 am to 04.00 pm
  • Evening Shirt 03.00 pm to 10.00 pm

Facilities and Services

  • All the Computers are Internet Connected.
  • The internet connection is with 35 MBPS Bandwidth Speed.
  • The operating system implemented is Windows 11 Professional
  • The software implemented Microsoft Office-2021
  • Institutional Repository of KLE University (Thesis, Dissertations, and Previous years Question Papers, Faculty Publication, Projects etc.)
  • ProQuest Database consists of 2600 E-Journals
  • UpToDate Evidence based Clinical Research tool
  • Online search for E-Journals, E- Books & Articles
  • Online Reference Books
  • Practice Guidelines Drug Information

Rules and Regulations

  • Wearing Identity Card/Mask is compulsory before Entering the Digital Library.
  • Students should have their registered Internet account and activated at the WiFi Server Room.
  • Silence shall be observed at all times. Loud conversations and misbehavior inside the Digital Library will not be tolerated.
  • Chewing of gums and eating/drinking inside the Digital Library are not allowed.
  • Recreational activities like playing games, audio/video streaming, online chatting and accessing social networking sites are prohibited.
  • Downloading, installing and running of software other than those already installed on the computer stations are not allowed.
  • Downloading and accessing/opening of pornographic sites and materials are not allowed.
  • Illegal/Unlawful activities such as (but not limited to) hacking, deleting of files, changing/tweaking of system configurations/passwords resulting to damage of systems and networks are prohibited.
  • Users may not tamper with any equipment inside the facility, especially the computer units. In case of hardware/software problems, ask assistance from the staff on duty.
  • Use of Mobiles is strictly prohibited inside the library premises.
  • The Digital Library staff on duty has the right to request the user to leave the premises if he/she is found to be violating any of these rules.
  • Please co-operate with Digital library Staff.

Institutional Repository

An Institutional Repository is a Database with a set of Services to Capture, Store, Index, Preserve and Redistribute a University’s Scholarly Research in Digital Formats.

This Institutional Repository has been created to collect, Preserve and Distribute the Scholarly Output of PG Dissertations Submitted by PG Students, PhD Thesis, Previous Year Question Papers & Projects Under Various Faculties of KLE Academy of Higher Education and Research, Belagavi. This will work as an Important Tool to Facilitate Scholarly Communication and Preserve the Institution Knowledge. The Dr S.G. Desai Library (Digital Library) Proud to be Host the Repository and Work for the Dissemination and Preservation of Knowledge Resource of KAHER Community



A reservoir of Indian Theses – The Shodhganga@INFLIBNET Centre provides a platform for Research Students to Deposit their Ph.D. Theses and make it Available to the Entire Scholarly Community in an Open Access. The Repository has the Ability to Capture, Index, Store, Disseminate and Preserve ETDs Submitted by the Researchers…

KLE Shodha


OPAC Search Engine 6.2a (Medical):

OPAC stands for Online Public Access Catalogue.It is a search engine used for searching Medical Books. Anyone can search the books by mentioning Title, Author, Department and Keywords, etc.


OPAC Search Engine 6.2a (Dental):

 OPAC stands for Online Public Access Catalogue. It is a search engine used for searching Dental Books. Anyone can search the books by mentioning Title, Author, Department and Keywords, etc.

E – Books

KAHER Belagavi is subscribed   Jaypee Digital, Springer Verlag  Professional E-books  in Medicine, Dental, Nursing, Pharmacy, Ayurveda and Physiotherapy for complete reference

Remote Access

MAPMyAccess is a Remote Access Solution that is specifically designed to facilitate off- campus and anytime-anywhere E-Resources access of digital content that is subscribed by KAHER. Authenticate Users have the privilege of accessing library content from any device in a seamless  manner by leveraging secured cloud hosting services.

  • USERNAME & PASSWORD will be given by Digital Library for KAHER  Postgraduates & Teaching Faculty with validation.
  • Main Content of Map Remote Access:
    •  ProQuest Database (Medical E journals-2600 Nos)
    •  UpToDate (Evidence based Clinical Research tool)
    •  KAHER Repository System – Previous Year Dissertations & Question
    • Papers (Medical, Dental & Allied Science)

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Asst. Librarian,

Dr. S.G. Desai Library,

KLE Academy of Higher Education & Research,

JNMC Campus, Nehru Nagar, Belagavi -590 010

Ph.No. (0831) 244 4444 Extn: 4185

Cell No. 9972709888