The University Libraries strengthen and enhance the teaching, research and Extension services of all campus libraries KVAFSU, Bidar. The Library promote intellectual growth and creativity by developing collections, facilitating e-content access, teaching the effective use of available online and offline information resources and critical evaluation skills and offering teaching, research and extension assistance.
The university library is engaged in learning and discovery as essential participants in the educational community. We develop, organize, provide access and to preserve information resources to meet the needs of present and future stakeholders of students, research scholars and faculty members. We explore and implement innovative technologies and services to deliver information and scholarly resources conveniently to users anytime/anyplace. We also provide well-equipped and functional physical spaces where students’ members can pursue independent learning and discovery outside the classroom. The university library support scholarship and research productivity and foster their vitality.
Brief Note about Library
Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University, Bidar came in to being in April 2005 trough bifurcation from UAS (B) and UAS (D).The headquarters of the university is in Bidar, the headquarters of the District. It is located at the northern -most tip of Karnataka and is at a distance of 700 kms from Bangalore and 150 kms from Hyderabad. Bidar town is 600 meters above mean sea level with an annual rain fall of 776 mm. The town is a centre of educational institutions. The constituent institutes of the University are Veterinary College, Bidar, Bangalore, Hassan, Shivamoga and Gadag, Dairy Science College, Bangalore and Kalburgi, College of Fisheries, Mangalore and Institute of Animal Health & Biologicals, Bangalore and many other newly Animal Husbandry polytechnic colleges established by the Government of Karnataka. While the University Library is located in the Bidar campus, and the regional libraries are located at Bangalore, Mangalore, Hassan, Shivamoga, Kalburgi and Gadag respectively.
The university has made steady progress in a relatively short period of time in terms of establishing many more Veterinary College at Gadag, Puttur, Athani, and Animal Husbandry Polytechnic, Colleges at Shigavi Haveri, Konnehalli Tiptur, Koravangal Cross Hassan, Gundlupete Chmarajnagar, and Shahapur Yadgir and many more Research & Information Centers at different places in across the state. The University is offering graduate and postgraduate degree and research programmes along with in different major areas of different discipline i.e. Veterinary Sciences, Dairy Sciences, Fisheries Sciences and Wildlife Sciences.
The University has an excellent academic ambience with well furnished class rooms with state-of-art equipment at IAH&VB Laboratories, Bengaluru, and having good Library with digital access support and pervasive IT infrastructure spread across the all campus libraries in the state.