Bombay Teachers’ Training College Library

The Bombay Teachers' Training College Library supports education and research at BTTC through its collection of printed and electronic information. We are subscribing to N-List database from INFLIBNET where students can access E-books and E-journal from anywhere, any time. Our reading room–cum–library provides facilities for individual study. We also have a considerable collection of academic resources in various formats such as print, audio and video CDs.  The Library subscribes to journals from reputed publishers in the field of education such as NCERT, NCTE, IGNOU, NUEPA etc.          



The Librarian conducts information literacy workshops which offer advice on copyrights and publications and how to access open publications for research as well as teaching-learning purpose.  The library opens on all working days of the college from 9am to 5.40pm.The BTTC library is automated with SOUL software and the entire collection is bar coded. The Library provides computers with internet connection to students to facilitate learning. The library also subscribes to one international journal “Journal of Teacher Education” from Sage publications and four online journals from Imangers.  The students of B.Ed and D.T.Ed are provided Book Bank facility where 90% of D.T. Ed students and 30% of B.Ed students avail this facility every year.

             Service Provided

                      E-Resources : Subscribed  Journals

     - Book lending
     - Internet facility
     - Reprographic facility
     - Webopac
     - Reading room facility
     - Book Bank facility
     - Reference Service
     - Online service
     - Information Literacy Awareness                     
     - Inter Library Loan
     - E-resources
     - Institutional Repository.

                International  Journal :Journal of Teacher Education  

                Journal Of Educational Technology

                Journal of Educational Psychology

                Journal of School Educational Technology

                Journal on English Language Teaching

                Audio-Video CDs : 58

                Database : N-List From INFLIBNET


General Rules Of the Library


From to 5.40pm on all working days

Members must show their Library Card on entering the Library, while borrowing. books and journals and at any time if asked to do so by the Library Staff.

Every member must sign the Register available at the entrance. Personal reading materials must be specifically indicated in the Register and shown to the Library attendant while entering and exiting from the Library

A Non-member  can use the library material on the premises with the permission the Principal


Every borrower is supposed to check the pages of the book before getting it issued.  The last borrower shall be held responsible if the book is found damaged.  If a borrower loses the book he shall have to pay the market price plus replacing charges.


Anyone who violates the rules and regulations of the library would be liable to lose the privilege of Library Membership .Facility of issuing books for home reading can be suspended if a borrower is in the habit of retaining books overtime.


Directory of Open Access Scholarly Journals in Education :Covers open Journals in Education
Directory of Open Access Journals 
(Covers over 2000 open access journals on all major subject areas) 


 Times Educational Supplement s( TEC) a great collection of lesson resources contributed by organisations, teachers, etc.

APA Style: Learning APA Style

Google Scholar Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research

Karnataka Open Educational Resources

TTRB:The Teacher Training Resource Bank

Web based resources for Teacher Educators

MIT OpenCourseWare
Rice University’s Connexions project 

ShodhGanga : A repository of Indian Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Open Textbooks for schools and educators


Global Text Books : open content electronic textbooks

Open Library (Open Library)

ShodhGangotri: Repository of Indian Research in Progress

Free ebooks by Project Gutenberg - Gutenberg

Currikki :

The Curriki library hosts thousands of educator-vetted, openly licensed, online educational materials .

China Open Resources for Education (CORE)


Teacher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa

Open Educational Resources for teacher education: Univ of Cambridge

OpenLearn project

nroer : National Repository of Open Educational Resources of India 

American Psychological Association Referencing Tutorial