COLLEGE LIBRARY

The College library is situated on the first floor of the building. It is a spacious hall that provides a quite, serene environment for study. There are approximately 1, 20, 000 books in the library, including some very old books. Recent additions include books on subjects as diverse as computer science biotechnology, microbiology, information technology, history, economics, etc. The library subscribes to many journals and magazines. The library is fully automated.



GENESIS:

Total Collection of the Library:

1. Books : 1,15,000
2. Periodicals : 10
3. Online Journals :  
4. Online Database :  
5. Back Volumes :  
6. CDs : 100
7. Audio Cassettes : 30
8. Video tapes : 25
9. Maps : 30
10. Newspaper : 6

Area of the Library:


1. Main Library : sqft 5000”
2. Reading Hall : sqft 2000”


Library Functioning Schedule:


1. Working Days of the Library : 6 Days
2. Working Hours of the Library : 9.45
3. From January to April : Library closed Govt. Holidays & Sunday


Daily Turnover of the Library:


1. Circulation Counter : 150 Books approximately
2. Reference Section : 10 Books approximately
3. Reading Hall : 25 students for reading.


Seating Arrangement:


Main Library :
1. Student : 150
2. Faculty : 30
Reading Hall :
1. Student : 110 at a time.


Computerization of Library: Slim Software is used in Library.

Library Finance: Statistics of library budget for last three years:


Year Degree College (Rs) Junior College (Rs) UGC Grants (Rs)
2009-10 1, 94,175 16295 200000
2010-11 1, 92,778 42340 200000
2011-12 4, 96,927 20000 500000

COMPUTERISATION / LIBRARY & OFFICE AUTIOMTION COMMITTEE:



1. Shri.Rupesh Raut. 1. Shri. R.B. Kamble.
2. Dr. B.P.Kamble. 2. Shri. Mahajan.
3. Shri. Amit Saraf. 3. Smt. P. Gaoture.
4. Dr. J.S. Desai. & IT dep. Staff. 4. Smt. Chandwadkar.
5. Shri. P. Masram. 5. Smt. M.Khole.
6. Dr. Gayatri behere.    
7. Smt. Rahatgaonkar.    
8. Smt. Deepa Hirani.    
9. Dr. R.S. Shikalgar.    
10. Shri. S.G. Thakur.    

LIBRARY STAFF:

1. Sanjay Sadavarte - Asst. Librarian
2. Snehalata Kadam - Clerk
3. Joma Bhula - Library Attendance
4. Maruti Marade - Library Attendance
5. Arun Kamble - Library Attendance
6. Amol Ingole - Library Attendance
7. Tulashiram Chikate - B .sc (IT) Library Asst.

Library Rules


1. Library hours :
  • The College Library will be open for the purpose of study from 10.00 am to 5.30 p.m.
  • During Diwali vacation on working days of office, library will be open from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm for students.
  • Library will remain closed on Sundays and public holidays.


2. Issue of Books :
  • Books will be issued only during the following hours.
  • Weekdays (Monday to Friday) : 10.00 am to 1.00 pm & 2.00 pm to 3.00 pm
  • Junior College students can borrow one book at a time.
  • Senior College students can borrow two books at a time.
  • A reader's card will have to be presented before borrowing a book.
  • Reference Books may be issued for use in the library only during the working hours.
  • Reference Books thus issued must be returned by 5.00 pm.



3.Return of Books :
  • A book must be returned within fourteen days of the day of issue or earlier if called for by the librarian. If a student fails to return a book within the time limit, a fine of Rs.2 per book per day will be charged. Fines are subject to revision.
  • Students who lose a library book must replace it.
  • No reference books is to be taken outside the library.


4. Library Deposit :
  • During vacation, books will be issued to students against a deposit of Rs. 100/- for one book. The librarian may, however, demand the actual cost of the book as deposit in the case of a costly book. A book issued during the vacation should be returned on the day specified by the librarian. The refund of deposit will be made as soon as the College reopens after a vacation. Not more than two books will be issued on deposit during vacation.


5. Mutilating and Marking Books :
  • It is strictly forbidden to mark library books with pencil or ink or mutilate them in any way. The reader to whom the book was issued last will be held responsible unless he / she had brought to the notice of the librarian at the time of issue that the book was previously marked and mutilated. The student held responsible for any damage will be liable to a fine equvivalent to the damage.


6. Identity Cards :
  • Students must be in possession of their Identity Card / Library Card issued by the College, when on the college premises.
  • No student without his / her Identity Card will be permitted the use of the College Library, Study Room etc.


7. Silence
  • Complete silence must be maintained in and near the College library, Disregard of this rule will be punished.
  • Bringing eatables or drinks, wrapping of eatable etc. are strictly forbidden in the Library and the Study Room.
  • Mobile phone and walkman are strictly forbidden.