31 January 2012

Free Management Library

     Since 1995, the Free Management Library has provided one of the world’s largest collections of well-organized, free resources about personal, professional and organizational development.
     Resources include free, online articles and also blogs about various Library topics.  In the blogs, you can learn more by reading various postings and by sharing your commentary, questions and resources among other blog readers.  In keeping with the highly practical nature of the content in the Library, the blogs focus primarily on models, tools and tips, rather than highly theoretical matters.

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30 January 2012

Open access Doctoral Dissertations of Mahatma Gandhi university

Mahatma Gandhi university (MGU),Kottayam,Kerala is the only university from India, which could host an official digital archive of PhD theses in the web using multilingual software and search Mechanism (for Malayalam, Hindi and English).

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IGNOU free study materials through Egyankosh

The Indira Gandhi National Open University(IGNOU), established by an Act of Parliament in 1985, has emerged as the largest mega University in the democratic world India.

Egyankosh is a National Digital Repository of IGNOU to store, index, preserve, distribute and share the digital learning resources developed by the Open and Distance Learning Institutions in the country.
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25 January 2012

How Products Are Made ???

     How Products Are Made explains and details the manufacturing process of a wide variety of products, from daily household items to complicated electronic equipment and heavy machinery. The site provides step by step descriptions of the assembly and the manufacturing process (complemented with illustrations and diagrams) Each product also has related information such as the background, how the item works, who invented the product, raw materials that were used, product applications, by-products that are generated, possible future developments, quality control procedures, etc.
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Free business management and economics books

Freely downlodable business management and economics books

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Directory of Open Access Journals(DOAJ)


The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) is website maintained by Lund University which lists open access journals.

They defines open access journals as scientific and scholarly journals that meet high quality standards by exercising peer review or editorial quality control and does not charge readers or their institutions for access DOAJ, as the rights to "read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles"

As of October 2011, the database contained 7116 journals, with an average of four journals being added each day for the month of September.The aim of DOAJ is to increase the visibility and ease of use of open access scientific and scholarly journals thereby promoting their increased usage and impact.

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24 January 2012

New Arrival List

  • Designing and Managing the Supply Chain:Concepts ,Strategies and Case studies by David Simchi-Levi et.al,3rd ed.(5 copies.with CD)
  • The TCS story and beyond by Ramadorai,S
  • Reinventing India by Mashelkar,Raghunath
  • Uncommon Ground :Dialogues between business and social leaders by Nilekani,Rohini.

Quote for the Week

"Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success;       leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall."
Stephen R. Covey

23 January 2012


  1. Classification of books following DDC latest edition (presently 23rd ed.).Before consult DDC, we check our database and provide the earlier class number in case of same title if found.
  2. Cataloguing of books following AACR-II.
  3. Prepare Subject Heading following Library of Congress Subject Heading.
  4. Preparing / Update Database using Koha software.
  5. Generating Bar-Code using Koha software.
  6. Classify books as Reference ,Rare,General etc.
  7. Update database for the classified books also for Binding, Lost Books etc.
  8. Stamping ,labeling ASB seal and spine-label.
  9. Generate list of new arrival of books which includes bibliographic details including Abstract.
  10. Put hard-copy of new arrivals into display board (weekly).Simultaneously those books are kept for 'New Arrival' Display.
  11. New arrivals list with bibliographic details are updated on ASB Library blog(http://asblibrarytvm.blogspot.com/)
  12. Send this list to the ASB academic community through g-mail (weekly).


  • Book Loan Service
  • OPAC
  • Literature Search
  • Reference Service
  • Refferal service
  • Reprographic Service
  • Current Awareness Service
  • INTERNET Browsing - Free access to members
  • CD-Database Search
  • Online Database search


      ASB library acts as the main resource centre for students and faculty of the Institution and the collection mainly comprise of documents in Management and related stream of subjects. Computerised library services, availability of skilled information professionals, comfortable furniture, convenient document organisation, and information alert services are the main advantages of ASB library. The library has an extensive collection of materials in all formats--books, periodicals and CD.

Print Journals In the Library