Library Department

Establishment : 1970

The College Library established with establishment of the college i.e. in June 1970. Shri C. G. Korhatti was the first Librarian who played important role in its setting. In the initial stage there just 2370 total books worth Rs 313187/- . Junior College section started in June 1976, P.G. Kannada section in June1997, +2 Vocational in June 1992 and BCA section in the Library started in June 2007. At Present the Library is well-stacked with big number of books related to various subjects of various disciplines.

Library Staff

Sr.No Name of Professor Designation Qualification
1 Shri. R. R. Kamble Librarian B.A., M.Lib.&I.Sc., M.Phil., NET
2 Shri. D. S. Dharashivkar Asst. Librarian B.Com., B.Lib.&I.Sc.
3 Shri. A. L. Kore Lib. Clerk B. Com.
4 Shri. R. L. Chavan Lib. Clerk 12th
5 Shri. R. K. Hucche Lib. Attendant 9th
6 Shri. A. S. Isapure Lib. Attendant BA
7 Shri. A. L. Kharatmal Lib. Attendant 12th
8 Shri. V. B. Rathod Lib. Attendant B.A.-II
9 Shri. V. D. Kadabagonkar Lib. Attendant B.A.
10 Smt. R. R. Masali Lib. Attendant 12th

Library Working Time

  • Monday to Friday 7:30 am to 6:00 pm
  • Saturday 7:30 am to 5:30 pm
  • In Examination Time : ( Oct-Nov and Jan-April)) Night Library 6:00pm to 9-00 pm.

Library Area

Serial No Section Area in Sq. Mtr Capacity
1 Total Library Built up Area 468 Sq.Metre -
2 Text book section 9.88 Sq.Metre -
3 Reference book section 121.64 Sq.Metre -
4 Student (Boys) reading section 90 Sq.Metre 90
5 Student (Girls) reading section 45 Sq.Metre 45
6 Staff Reading section 33.25 Sq.Metre 18
7 Ready Reference Reading section 27 Sq.Metre 15

Services/facilities available in the library

  1. Reference Service.
  2. Reprographic Service
  3. Bibliographic service
  4. Book Bank Facility.
  5. Internet access
  6. Inter-library loan.
  7. Information display.
  8. User orientation /information literacy.

Salient Features

  1. Ours is only well-stacked Library in this area.
  2. Collection of qualitative books, periodicals and non-book materials.
  3. Classification according to Dewey Decimal Classification System.

Library Committee Functions

  1. Allocation of funds for the purchase of books.
  2. Framing rules and providing amendments to the existing rules from time to time
  3. Overall assessment of the library services provided.
  4. Suggestions for improvement/ up gradation.

Access, use and security of Library materials

  1. For first year & Second year classes Closed access and Third year & PG classes Open access
  2. The staff is vigilant during the exchange of books
  3. Protection of books by using insecticides like naphthalene balls
  4. Identity Card is Compulsory for entry Books Added in the Last Six Years
  5. CCTV Camera System is avilable

ICTs in the Library

Computer Technology :We Have
  1. Library has a separate Local Area Network (LAN) having 1 server and 3 nodes .
  2. Computerization of data entry of the library is in progress using Libman software.
  3. OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) in which one can search the details of the book, like Author, Title, Subject, Class Number etc.
  4. Internet facility is available

Infrastructural Development

The Library has developed its infrastructure as follows.
  1. Specially 4 Computers for working of Library Staff.
  2. Libman Software purchased from Master’s Software, Nagpur (Maharashtra)
  3. Four reading sections for Boys, Girls and Staff
  4. Added benches, chairs and tables for reading to students and staff

Books Exhibition

In the College Library Books Exhibition was organised on 19 October 2022. Ag. Principal Dr. S. C. Advitote, Dr. Vijaykumar Mulimani (Librarian, Sangmeshwar College, Solapur) and other respected professors and students are visited to the books exhibition.

Best Practices

  1. Partially Computerization of Library with Libman
  2. Teacher Library Attendance Register Maintained
  3. Student Library Attendance Register Maintained
  4. Internet Facility for Teachers & Students.
  5. New Arrivals Displayed
  6. Conducting Book Exhibitions
  7. Library Forum
  8. Book Bank Facility For Student
  9. Rich Reference Section
  10. Inter Library Linkage
  11. Earn And Learn Scheme
  12. E-Journals And Ebook Facility
  13. Reprography Facility
  14. Open Access of Library For 3rd Year Student
  15. Opac

Mr R.R. Kamble


Mr Dharashivkar D.S.

Assistant Librarian


• American Library Books
• Google Books
• Gutenberg Project Books
• E-books
• Open Textbooks Library

Thesis and Dissertation
• Caltech Thesis
• Open Access Thesis and Dissertations
• Shodhganga
• E-Resources Subscribed (NLIST)