Department of State Educational Research and Training formed in the year 1964. Earlier it was established as State Institute of Education(SIE) at Dharwad. In the year 1975 shifted to Bangaluru as Department of State Institute of Educational Research and Training( DSERT).
State Institute of Education (SIE) State Institute of Science (SIS) State Educational Evaluation Unit (SEEU) and Educational Vocational Guidance Bureau (EVG)and karnataka Text Books Society Libraries got merged into DSERT Library.
Library is Located on the 2nd Floor of the DSERT Building in a spacious room which is specially meant for library. Library has 23512 collection, which comprises Dictionaries, Encyclopedia, Gazetters, Reports, Books on Education,Science, Mathematics, Socialogy, History, Art etc. Library is also rich in Kannada and English literature.
Library has a collection of karnataka board text books from the year 1965 and also publications published by DSERT which comprises training modules, project reports, guidelines, Teacher's handbook, Manuals,Survey Reports, Annual Reports Seminar and Conference procedings and Source Books .
Library is automated using Library Management Software E -Granthalaya cloud version from NIC and Dewey Decimal Classification DDC is used for the subjectwise arrangement of the Books.
Digital library work is in progress with Kannada Culture Department. Under 'KANAJA 'project Text Books and DSERT publications availble in the DSERT Library are getting digitised .
Library timings :10 am to 5.30 pm.
Library mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Last Modified on 30/12/2017