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 53759 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 20
7 Ready Reference Reading section 27 Sq.Metre 15

Home Issue ( Borrow ) Section

Library provide one book to each student for a week on borrow card as per time table on demand slip. There is separate section for students to read Dictionaries, Encyclopaedias, General Knowledge Books etc.

Books In Library

Types Books Availabilities
Sr. College (No. of books)
30691
Senior College ( UGC Found)
7801
BBS (No. of books)
444
MRP (No. of books)
314
P. G. Kannada (No. of books)
4270
B.C.A. (No. of books)
957
Jr. College (No. of books)
9815
+2 Vocational (No. of books)
424
Donated Books
1746
Total No. of Books
53759
Total No. of periodicals in the library
73
Total No. of news papers in the library
24
Total No of CD ROMs in the library
401
Audio cassettes
04
Bound Volumes
42
Total No of E-Journals
6000+
Total No of E- Books
3135000 +

Books Added in the Last Five Years

Reading Material 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Text Books 757 269 214 346 760
Reference Books 1153 1181 311 20 103
Total 1910 1450 525 366 863

Amount spent on new books and journals/ Periodical during the last five years

Year 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Books 327069 123781.20 71877 29504 62582
Journals/Periodicals 16059 54162 48906 26551 33288
News Paper 31270 47249 50685 54779 54863
Total 374398 225192.20 171468 110834 150733

News Paper in Library

Types Availabilities
Marathi
15
English
02
Hindi
04
Kannada
03
Total news paper:
24

Periodicals

Types Availabilities
Weekly 14
Forthnighty 02
Monthly 39
Bimonthly 03
Quartezly 14
Biannual 01
Total Periodicals 73

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 Commitee

  1. Dr. G.S. Dhabhale – Chairman (Principal)
  2. Mrs. S. A. Ingle – Convenor
  3. Shri. R. R. Kamble – Secretary (Librarian)
  4. Shri. K.V. Zipare – Member
  5. Mrs. S. M. Paranjape – Member
  6. Shri. G. S. Kalshetti – Member
  7. Shri. A. P. Survase – Member
  8. Dr. G. S. Swami – Member
  9. Dr. M. R. Gurav – Member
  10. Dr. S. A. Dhadke – Member (J.C.)
  11. Sau. V. M. Hattali – Member (J.C.)
  12. Sau. P. V. Chavan – Member (B.C.A. Dept.)
  13. Shri. V. D. Dodke – Member (Accountant)
  14. Miss. M. S. Bedge (Student Representative) – Member (Student Representative)

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 29th September 2015. 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

LIBRARIAN

Mr Dharashivkar D.S.

Assistant Librarian

E-resources:

E-Books
• American Library Books
https://archive.org
• Google Books
https://books.google.com
• Gutenberg Project Books
https://www.gutenberg.org
• Free Marathi Novels, Books, Sahitya, Stories, Cinema, Songs, Blog
www.marathinovels.net
• Free Marathi eBooks
ebooks.netbhet.com
• Free Online Literature and Study Guides
bibliomania.com
• Free Electronic Books Online
Classicbookshelf.com
• E-books
http://www.ebooks.com
• PDF Drive
www.pdfdrive.net
• Open Textbooks Library
https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks

Thesis and Dissertation
• Caltech Thesis
https://thesis.library.caltech.edu
• MGU Online Thesis Library
Mgutheses.org
• Open Access Thesis and Dissertations
https://oatd.org
• Shodhganga
Shodhganga.inflibnet.ac.in
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