Library



Library Details



Introduction

The Library of our college has established in the year 1992. Since then library has made consistent progress in terms of collection of books and services provided. Library is well equipped with growing number of books, journals, magazines along with Electronic resources like E-books, E-Journals, E-Databases, CDs, DVDs, Audio Books, Library website, Institutional Repository, etc. Library provides Open Access to the P.G. students. Library is user-friendly and techno-driven and automated with bar code technology and uses Open Source software’s. It offers various services along with some innovative practices which were largely appreciated by previous NAAC Peer team members.

Objectives

1. To orient you about library collection, services, facilities, rules and disciplines.
2. To give you training on how to access electronic resources subscribed by our library.
3. To maximize utilization of library resources.
4. To give maximum information for maximum number of times by maximum number of ways in minimum time.

Main Purpose

• To freely disseminate knowledge and support teaching, research and other academic activities of the college.
• Library operates on need-based approach rather than the usual rules-based treatment.

Library Hours

• On Working Days: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
• Sunday and Holiday: Close.
• During Exam: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Library Services and Facilities

• Computerized Issue- return
• Reference Service
• Referral Service
• Newspaper Clipping
• Indexing Service
• Access to Open access resources
• Current Awareness Service
• Selective Dissemination of Information Service
• Bibliographic Service
• Documentation Service
• User Orientation/Information Literacy
• Reading hall
• Book Bank Facility
• Competitive Exam cell
• Book Exhibitions
• Earn While Learn
• Reprographic, Scanning
• Softcopy of Syllabus & Question papers
• Open Access System
• Internet
• Library Website
• Digital Information centre
• Online Library Newsletter
• Institutional repository

Research Support

• Central Library provides research support for all researchers in the college by various ways like helping them in finding related study material from different resources. Sometimes referral and Inter Library loan facility also made available to them.
• Library Portal: Library has created a portal of all open access scholarly databases, Digital Libraries available online for their patrons and researchers. Researchers can search their material for their resources by accessing portal.
• Book Transactions: Library provides books and subscribed journals for all researchers on all working days and hours.
• Photocopying facility: Photocopy facility is provided by the library for all patrons.
• Research Tutorials: Library provides different research tutorials for searching information through consortia in pdf files. Library provides bibliography of books and library material on specific topic on demand to researchers.
• Reference Service: Library staff members provide reference service to all patrons.
• Information Literacy Programs: Library conducts information literacy programs on how to access e-resources and how to create Google Scholar, LinkedIn, Academia, Research Gate account.

Library Automation

• Library is automated with the local Library Software known as “Library Manager 2.0.0” along with Bar Code Technology.
• The software generated all essential reports.
• User can claim the book, reserve the book and renew the books through library network.
• Computerized books issuing and returning saves the time of students.
• It provides article indexing facility
• Content pages of books available in the OPAC search

Future Plans of the Library

To take efforts to increase student interest in reading and research
• To enrich the collection of library
• To conduct live sessions for patron education
• To start interactive games and puzzles for our patrons
• To make use of open source tools for online education
• To enrich the digital resources in the Digital information centre
• To organize online exhibitions or virtual book tour for patrons
• To generate resources through external membership and information services
• To take membership of more libraries and share their resources.

OPAC of Other Well-Known Libraries in India

• American Center Information Resource Centers in India
• British Council Libraries in India
• Cochin University of Science and Technology Library
• Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics Library, Pune
• Indian Institute of Science Library, Bangalore
• Indian Institute of Technology Library, Mumbai
• Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research Library, Mumbai
• Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research Library, Mumbai
• National Institute of Bank Management Library, Pune
• National Library, Kolkata
• National Science Library, New Delhi
• Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore
• Tata Institute of Fundamental Research Library, Mumbai
• Tata Institute of Social Sciences Library, Mumbai
• University of Delhi, Delhi
• University of Pune Library, Pune

Library Staff

Sr No Faculty Qualification Designation Email Profile
1 Mr. Ashok Vaidya B.A.. M.A.(History), M. Lib. & I. Sc Librarian
2 Mr. Randhir Sharma S.S.C . Library Attendant
3 Mr. Rajendra Bhalerao B.A.. M.A. Jr Clark saee.shlok@gmail.com

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