The City Campus is in the heart of the business district of the city. Apart from housing 20 classrooms, it has a library, an auditorium, conference and seminar rooms, and four computer labs. The City Campus is also home to the Evening Program, which is attended mainly by professional managers. The classrooms at both the campuses are large and airy, and are fully-equipped with modern audiovisual facilities, to enhance the learning experience and make it more interactive. All facilities at both campuses are accessible to the students, faculty and course participants.
At Main Campus, IBA provides residential facilities for out-of-town full IBA students. The hostel is spread over and area of 1.75 acres with lush green lawns and is a short walk from the Main Campus. The hostel provides single accommodation for its students and has one hundred rooms.
The hostel provides many facilities to its residents: it is equipped with a gymnasium and an indoor table tennis room. Students use the TV Lounge, which is equipped with a big screen television and a satellite decoder, to socialize and to play indoor games.
City campus can provide accommodation to industry professionals and representatives from various Organization.
IBA Libraries aspire to support teaching, learning and research at the institute by developing and introducing innovative systems and services with customer-centered approach. The library services have completely been revamped and have come a long way from what they used to be. The faculty, students and staff are now provided with the services that are at par excellence as to the any global academic library.
Libraries house around 60,000 volumes on the subjects related to the academic and research programs being offered at the institute. To keep its learning communities abreast with cutting-edge concepts, libraries subscribe to over 70 international and local journals. Libraries regularly update its collections by incessantly acquiring learning materials in variety of formats; around 4000 books are added annually to the library collection at average.
24/7 campus-wide and remote access to very rich collection of full-text multidisciplinary online databases, consisting of e-books, e-journals, case studies, Industry related research/analysis business intelligence reports and research data repositories, is the distinguishing feature of the library. Currently, libraries subscribe to more than 20 e-databases, which provide access to around 10,000 e-journals and more that 100,000 e-books. Whether it is a case study of Harvard or an article published in Harvard Business Review in 1930s or a news item published in a newspaper of Czech Republic or a time series financial data of any of the stock listed company of the world, library has made this accessible to all of its patrons.
The on-site library collections are searchable online powered by an industry standard library automation and management system, which enables patrons a secure access to their library accounts and services like placing holds, renewing already borrowed materials, and suggesting new purchases can be performed online without coming to the library physically.
Both, main and city campuses, libraries are currently being reconstructed and remodeled are scheduled to be operational in Spring-2015. Once completed, it will be one of its kind infrastructure in the city with state-of-the-art facilities, vital in promoting learning environment capable to cater the needs of 21st century learners.
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