Technical Information Disseminations
A wide range of technical queries received by the users and from the industry throughout the country are fulfilled by the library. The quries are recived through e-mail, telephone or by personal visit to the library. VSI library have provide Ask a Librarian facility through library e-mail
Literature Search Services
On receiving request from the scientists, library can undertake a survey of the literature covering a particular subject, required by the user. After searching several resources and locating the required information efficiently and it delivered to the user for their study and reference.
Document Delivery Service
As the library follows open access system obviously every user gets his book and every book gets its reader. The user can freely wander around the library to collect more and more information easily. The user can extract the needful which he wants to borrow.
With help of strong collection base and commitment the library pvovides document delivery service to users for their required information using the options such as photocopying, electronic document delivery.
Resource Sharing Services
The tremendous growth of the published literature has led to the phenomena of information explosion. Hence no library is self sufficient, therefore articles, books etc. will have to be obtained from other libraries if the need arises. This service also provided by the library.
Internet and Online Facilities
Internet and Web OPAC :
Library surfs the Internet and various useful websites to fulfill the specific information needs of the users. User Awareness were made in regards to the important websites and forwarded the same to them using the LAN facilities. also the internet and webopac facilities provided to the students via search room where they can find the required information/ literature for there studies. Thus this indispensable information retrival tool of the library. used by the students and other users to fulfil there information required.
The Library has various data bases releted to sugar industry which is useful to the users out of these CAB CD data base is important and covers all aspects of Agriculture and allied disciplines and made available to the users.
Library have enrolled membership of the important National and International Association related to sugar industry for the Institutional/Overseas Membership of the Institute. The information in the form of news letters, industry alterts etc. received form thse associations were circulated to the concerned technical and scientific staff.
In-house Database Services
Multiquery Database for Indian Sugar Industry :
The library prepared its own in-house database, which contain bibliographic records of the Scientific and Technical articles/ literatures published by the sugarcane specialist, sugar technologists, scientists and research fellow. It consists of 11,251 records of articles published by Indian Scientists on Sugar and Allied Industries. It represents the largest and most comprehensive collection of Literature in Sugar, Sugarcane and related Sciences and fulfillsthe information needs of the users for the extensive research efforts made by Indian Scientists especially in areas of cane crop production, land management, irrigation, energy production and saving, manufacturing processes etc.