College Library


The KAHER Institute of Physiotherapy Library established in the year of 1994, is located in third floor of the building. The Infrastructure of Library is developed in an approximate 3600 Sq. Ft. carpet areaand seating capacity of library is 145.The Library has Good Collection of Books (including text books, reference books, dictionaries, encyclopedia, competitive books, General books (Novels, Stories and Biographies) and yearbooks etc…), Journals,Dissertation,Project Reports, CD Rom/DVDs, past question papersetc. are well organized by following Library Classification. This arrangement has helped in organizing information through systematic way and has helped users to locate documents easily. Library is following an open access system, where the books from the stock section are borrowed by the faculty and students. The circulation counter updates day to day borrowing and returning of the books and statistics are maintained.
Library is kept open to authorized members and entry/access is checked with user ID cards. Biometric is installed in the library for students and faculty which helps tracking the day to day visitors and duration of which they used the library. Membership card is issued to student to borrow the books. The book card is arranged according to dept. wise which is going to help to know the status of the book easily. Reader’s guidance and Ready reference service is provided to users. Library Staff help the users in searching their literature search. Regular watch and ward library staff monitor the proper control over the safety of library materials.
Digital Library provides 30 computers with WI-FI Internet connectivity extensively used by the students, and faculty members.


Library Services:

Library provides reference and information services, reading room facilities and circulation services with open access facility, Photocopying service, and Inter-library loan facility. The digital library consists of 30 computers. All the Computers are Internet Connected. The internet connection is with 1 GBPS – NKN Connection + 20 MBPS internet Bandwidth. The operating system implemented is Windows Vista Business. The software implemented Microsoft Office-2007. Students and staff can access Institutional Repository of KLE University it contains thesis, dissertations, and previous years question papers, faculty publications, projects etc. Library subscribed Helinet consortia consists of 4 database (RGUHS) student can access E- Journals, E- Books & Articles, Practice Guidelines Drug Information, Practice Guidelines Drug Information, Printouts, CD – Writing, Scanning.
An Institutional Repository is a Database with a set of services to Capture, Store, Index, Preserve and Redistribute a University’s Scholarly Research output in Digitized Format. Institutional Repository is the digital archive of the research output of PG Dissertations submitted by PG Students, UG Projects, past question papers and Ph.D. thesis of under various faculties. Any One can browse the documents by Title, Author, Department, Date, Key words, etc…. Both simple and advanced search facilities have been provided.

The collection of the Library is as follows:

S. No. Particular Number
1 Central Books 9106
2 Book Bank Books 857
3 Donated Books 192
4 Complimentary Books 29

S. No. Particular Number
1 Journals (International) 18
2 Journals (National) 1
3 E-Journals 15
4 Bound Volumes 186
5 Dissertations 332
Total  503


9.00 am to 8.00 pm

Library remains closed on every Sundays & Other Holidays

Library at a Glance

Digital Library:

Digital Library at Glance

Accomplishment of reading activity is not only depends on the physical collection of any library, due to the rapid growth and advancement in the field of Library and Information Science influencing on growth rate of literary output, needs & demands of library users, so considering these all the factors KAHER Institute of Physiotherapy Library is providing digital library services to their patrons, through which user can access internet, email service in general, it has also subscribed many journals which are made available in print and also in digitized format to access easily.


Library Committee:

KAHER, Institute of Physiotherapy, Belagavi Library Committee

S. No. Name Designation Role in Library Committee
1. Dr. Sanjiv Kumar Principal Chairman
2. Dr. JebaChitra Vice Principal Incharge
3. Dr. Raju Gadad Assistant Librarian Secretary
4. Mrs. VidyaPatil Library Assistant Member
5. Student Representatives (Boy) Student Member
6. Student Representatives (Girl) Student Member


Library Staff:


Designation: Asst. Librarian

Qualification: MLISc, SLET, Ph. D.


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Designation: Library Assistant

Qualification: Bcom, BLISc, MLISc


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Readers Club:


On 6th December 2019, we have organized “Book Talk” under the banner of ‘Readers’ club’ KIPT Belagavi, Dr. JebaChitra Vice Principal KIPT & Mentor of Readers’ club, invited as a speaker. Miss. GauriPrakashPatil BPT 1st Year student initiated the programme with welcome speech. Later Dr. JebaChitra shared her opinion regarding library books, she also emphasized on an importance of reading habit in students life.

Mr. Raju Gadad Asst. Librarian of KIPT and In charge of Readers’ Club guided the students regarding information sources such as Magazines, Newspapers, Journals and Text books, also highlighted on other e-sources which help the students to acquire more knowledge.

This session was started at 9:00 am to 10:00, BPT 1st year students have benefitted by this programme.


KAHER Institute of Physiotherapy Belagavi has inaugurated “Readers’ Club” for the academic year 2019-20, which was brain child of Dr. JebaChitraVice Principal and Mr. RajuGadad Librarian of KAHER Institute of Physiotherapy Belagavi on 2nd November 2019.

The programme initiated with a welcome speech by Miss. GauriPatil student of BPT 1st Year, Miss ManasaKulkarniBPT 3rd Year introduced the Chief Guest Dr. KiranSavanur Asst. Professor Dept. of LIS RCU Belagavi who formally inaugurated the Readers’ Club by lighting a lamp. Miss. AliyaShaikh presented bouquets to the chief guest Dr. Sahit Y. Presented Key note address in which he described duties and responsibilities of members of readers club, later Dr. RenuPattanshetty senior Professor delivered a speech and highlighted an essence of reading books and utilizing library in a today's competitive world, followed by presidential remark delivered by Principal of KAHER Institute of Physiotherapy Belagavi who appreciated the work done by library committee. Finally Dr. RadhikaDhamani proposed vote of thanks, where teaching and non-teaching staff, Librarians of Constituents colleges of KAHER and students witnessed of the programme.


On 2nd November 2019, Research methodology workshop conducted for the MPT-I year students, which initiated with Zotero reference management software by Readers’ club. Workshop was consisting two major sessions like theory and practical, which is conducted by resource person Dr. KiranSavanur Asst. Professor Dept. of Library and Information Science Rani Channamma University- Belagavi. Along with students of MPT-I year, Principal, teaching faculty of KIPT and Librarians of other constituent colleges of KAHER-Belagavi witnessed of the workshop.


Readers’ Club Members

S. No. Name Class Role in Readers’ Club
1. Dr. Sahith MPT- II Year President
2. Ms. AnishaMahambre BPT- IV Year Secretary
3. Dr. RadhikaDamani MPT-I Year Member
4. Ms. ManasaKulkarni BPT-III Year Member
5. Ms. AliyaShaikh BPT-II Year Member
6. Ms. GauriPatil BPT-I Year Member
1. Dr. JebaChitra Vice Principal & Professor Mentor
2. Dr. Raju Gadad Assistant Librarian In charge
3. Mrs. VidyaPatil Library Assistant Member