The Department of Planning and Architecture (PA) was established in 2013 with the objective of amalgamating the aesthetics and technology together into a piece of art, in a creative way, not only to fulfil the societal need of shelter and to solve the infrastructure problem but also to take care of the emerging concern of energy and environmental issues.
Library catalog can be searched within or from outside the library. Inside the library OPAC stations and Information KIOSK are available to search books. From outside the library, users can search library catalog using this link: Library Catalog.
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Search e-books using the Search box at the top of this page and select "E-Book" form the filter by item type options to get E-Books Catalog.
How to Locate A Planning and Architecture Books in Library?
Biju Patnaik Central Library uses Dewey Decimal Classification system and simple author code to classify books.
A class number is a simple number used to identify & locate books in the library.
Example: 711.4 for Planning the modern city.
An author code are simple letters used to identify titles written by a different author, like first three letter of the title of author / first letter of the title of the book.
Example: a book titled Planning the modern city written by Harold Maclean Lewis and author code is: LEW/P.
The complete Call no. would be : 711.4 --- Class No.
LEW/P --- Author Code / First letter of the Book title
6578 --- Accession No.
Below are select list of topics and their respective call nos. of books related to Planning and Architecture.
Call No. Subject Groups
526.9 - 526.99 : Surveying
710 : Civic and Landscape Art
711 - 711.8 : City, and Urban Planning
712 - 719 : Landscape Architecture and Design
720 - 720.954 : History of Architecture, Drawing and Remodeling
721 - 721.84 : Architectural Structure
722 - 723 : Ancient Architecture
724 - 724.7 : Modern Architecture
725 - 725.98 : Public Structure
726 - 728.98 : Building for Religious, Education, Residential, and related purpose
729 - 729.8 : Design and Decoration of Structure
Latest Arrival of Books & Journals
Latest books and periodicals added to the Central Library.
To get access to all subscribed e-journals by Biju Patnaik Central Library (BPCL). Follow the procedure: Open Library Website > Electronic Resources > Choose either Abstract Database / Full-text Database > Click on the required database and use simple/advanced search option to search articles.
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The Online database is basically to give access to particular journal title you are seeking. Searching the table of content, bibliographic details and abstracts are possible using these databases. Further accessing of full-text of journal articles via campus computers using these subscribed databases. Click here to explore more on Electronic Resources.
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