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Introduction


Central library was started in 1983. The main objective of central library is to provide seamless access to information to its users in a networked environment and to become a premier Learning Resource Centre in Engineering, Science & Technology and related areas. The library is fully automated with Sack Info 2.5 ERP library management system (LMS) with barcode technology. The library has rich collection of text book, reference books, handbooks on Mechanical Engineering, Production Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Electronic Engineering, E & TC Engineering, Engineering Science, Electrical Engineering and MBA The total number of books available in library is 66735 volumes and 14897 titles as on 23rdJuly 2020 and also library has subscribed 129 Print Journals &275 E-Journals. The library has covering an area of 1222.00 square meters. It has well designed and maintained stack rooms. The library database is centrally computerized for accession and renewals with smart card for the students and bar codes for the books for easy, secure and quick operation. Student can search the books through Web-OPAC.

Vision & Mission:


Vision:

To serve Library serves as a resource centre and aims to develop a comprehensive collection of books and journals useful for students and faculty of the college and provides an efficient dissemination of knowledge

Mission:

  • The Library intends to incorporate the latest technology and adopt user friendly approach towards students and faculty.
  • The Library intends to offer comprehensive services related to dissemination of knowledge.

Library collection


1. Total Number of Books 66735
2. Titles of Various current as well as Syllabus based books 14890
3. Reference Books 6838
4. Indian Print Journals 129
5. Bound Volume 1250
6. E-Journals (IEEE, ASME, ASCE, DELNET) 273

E-Resources (subscribed):


Keeping in view the importance of research in the academic sector, the library has provided access to various electronic journal databases. Those databases cater to the research needs of its patrons. The following databases are subscribed by the library:

Sr. No Databases e-contents
1. IEEE Xplore Digital Library IEEE ALL-Society Periodicals Packages(ASPP) 202 Journals Plus Back file to 2005(R.P.)
2. ASME ASME e- Journal Package 36 Journals plus Back file to 2000
3. ASCE ASCE e-Journal 37 Journals plus Back File to 1983
4. DELNET Contents union catalogue, e-books, e-journals, sound recording, video recording

Institutional Repository and Digital Library


The Central library has a separate place exclusively devoted for a digital library. It has in housed with 26 independent machines. A patron can surf the internet, listen and watch academic related audios & videos in a digital library.Apart from this, the users from the digital library can also browse the parent library through Library OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog) and even subscribed electronic databases.The digital library is designed and developed keeping in view the shifting electronic environment and the day to day needs of students.
The institutional repository contains teachers hand written notes, MCQ, question bank, students lab manual for practical’s etc. It is arranged according to department wise, year wise (i.e. FE, SE, TE, BE). We can access the same using following link.


Manual for Institutional Repository: Click here

Institutional Repository and Digital Library

Library Web OPAC


The Library offers computerized Catalogue Search Services though the Web OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue). The bibliographic records consisting of more than 66735 books, handbooks, reference books are available in the Central Librarycan be searched through this interface. To access Web OPAC sufficient numbers of PCs are placed in the user’s area.

Search Books (OPAC)

Library Services


  1. Reference and Information Service
  2. Circulation Service ( Book Issue and Return Service)
  3. Reprography Service
  4. Digital Reference Service
  5. Online Document Delivery Service
  6. Newspaper Clipping Service
  7. Online Public Access Catalogue [OPAC]
  8. Reading Room facility
  9. Scanning facility
  10. Wi-Fi facility
  11. Book bank facility
  12. Institutional Repository
  13. Plagiarism Checking Service
  14. English Speaking books with CDs
  15. Marathi Literature & Comparative Examination book facility.

Library Timings


Circulation timings:

Day Time
Monday to Friday 9.00 am to 5.00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Reading Room timings:


Everyday 9.00am to 12.00pm
Exam periods 24x7

Library Rules and Regulations


Rules:

  • Registration should be done to become a library member prior to using the library resources.
  • Textbooks, printed materials and issued books are not allowed to be taken inside the library.
  • Using Cellular phones and audio instruments with or without speaker or headphone is strictly prohibited in the library premises.
  • Enter your name and Sign in the register kept at the entrance counter before entering library.
  • Show the books and other materials which are being taken out of the library to the staff at the entrance counter.
  • The librarian may recall any book from any member at any time and the member shall return the same immediately.
  • Library borrower cards are not transferable. The borrower is responsible for the books borrowed on his/her card.
  • Users should bring ID card compulsory.
  • No personal belongings allowed inside the library.
  • Refreshment of any kind shall not be taken anywhere in the library premises.
  • Silence to be maintained.
  • No discussion permitted inside the library

Circulation section:

  • Issue System

    Books will be issued on presentation of the library card. Students are instructed to check the books while borrowing and they will be responsible for any type of damage or mutilation noticed at the time of return.

  • Overdue Charges

    Books will be issued to the students for 10 days only. In the last page slip is pasted and stamped mentioning the due date and the fine will be charged @ Re.1 per day per book from the due date till the book is returned to library.

  • Book Lost

    If the books are lost, then the borrower shall replace the books of the same edition or latest edition or pay one and half cost of the book after getting permission from the librarian.

  • Care of library borrower cards

    Take special care to maintain the library borrower cards. Do not fold, alter entries made on the cards, members are responsible for the entire set of library borrower card issued to them.

  • Loss of Library

    Loss of borrower should be reported to the librarian in writing. After checking the borrowing register they will be issued a fresh replacement card on a payment of Rs.50/- per card.

  • Validity of cards

    Library borrower cards are valid for the respective academic year only and fresh cards will be issued for each year. At the end of the academic year borrower cards shall be returned to the library.

  • No due Certificate

    Each student shall obtain No dues certificate from the library after returning all the books issued, surrendering the borrower’s cards and after paying outstanding dues, if any.

  • Care of Library Books

    Students are require to handle the books/ Journal very carefully; marking with pencil , writing or highlighting , tearing the pages or mutilating the same in any other way will be viewed very seriously. In such case reader shall be held responsible unless these are brought to the notice of the library staff at the time of issue.

  • Book bank

    SC/ST students of college can become a member of the book bank giving application along with caste certificate. Members of the book bank will be issued 4 textbooks for each semester. Book shall be returned within two days after the theory examination, otherwise a fine of Rs.5/- per day will be charged.

Reference section:

This section has Encyclopaedia, dictionaries, Text books reference books etc. which are only available for reference. User can make use of these resources.

Periodical Section:

In these section journals, general magazines and news letter are available. They are arranged alphabetically. The latest issues are displayed on display rack and other previous issues are arranged in the drawer. Bound volumes of periodicals are arranged in rack alphabetically and are meat only for reference within the library. Student should not disturb place journal; it will cause legal action towards you.

1.Open Access E-Journals:

Sr no. Name of Resource Description
1. Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) DOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.
2. Open Access Library Free Access to 4,236,696 Academic Articles.
3. Open Access Journals 700+ peer reviewed Open Access Journals
4. Open Access Journals Search Engine 4,500+ journals in the directory.
5. Bentham Open Bentham Open publishes a number of peer-reviewed, open access journals. These free-to-view online journals cover all major disciplines of science, medicine, technology and social sciences.
6. J-Stage 4,590,246 Journals Articles Published By Academic Societies In Japan.
7. Indian Academy of Sciences (IAS) 11 free Indian online journals.

Library Advisory Committee


The committee shall consist of the following members

  • A Senior Professor to be nominated by the principle as Chairman.
  • One Faculty representative/ Faculty-in-Charge of the Departmental Library.
  • Librarian – Member Secretary.

Library Advisory Committee Duties & Functions

  1. To consider policy matters regarding central library/departmental libraries including the policy for procurement of books and journals and render advice to the purchase committee for library procurements.
  2. To look into day to day problems of the library, library staff and send recommendations to the board for the desired decision.
  3. To supervise the allocation and utilization of funds for different departments for purchase of books and journals for the central and departmental libraries.
  4. To maintain liaison between central library and various academic departments for the purchase of networking of departmental libraries with the central library.
  5. To consider and put forward the views of faculty members regarding books/journals selection, ordering process etc.
  6. To consider and put forward the views of students and research scholars regarding their problems and solutions sought thereof.
Sr Name Department Designation
1 Prof. S. K. Sonkar Computer Engineering Chairman
2. Prof. C. R. Satpute Civil Engineering Member
3. Prof. K. U. Rahane Computer Engineering Member
4. Prof. A.A. Joshi Electrical Engineering Member
5. Prof. S. B. Dighe Electronics Engineering Member
6. Prof. M.B.Rahane Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering Member
7. Prof. R. D. Kandekar Engineering science Member
8. Prof. A.D.Gawali Information technology Member
9. Prof. N. P. Shaha MBA Member
10. Prof. P. S. Shivsharan Mechanical engineering Member
11. Mr. K.J.Dhage Library Secretary

Library Staff


Photo Name And Description
Name: Mr.K.J.Dhage
Designation: Librarian
Qualification :MLISc,M Phil UGC-NET, MHSET,PGDLIM,PGDLAN
Experience (yrs) : 5 years
Name: Mr. A. B. Varpe
Designation: Clerk
Qualification : B.A.,B.Lib.Isc.
Experience (yrs) : 4 years
Name: Mr. S. M. Sanap
Designation: Clerk
Qualification : M.A. B. Ed
Experience (yrs) : 2 years
Name: A. S. Waman
Designation: Clerk
Qualification : B.A. D. Ed.,B.Lib.Isc
Experience (yrs) : 3 years
Name: Mr. J. S. Thorat
Designation: Attendant
Qualification : S. S. C.
Experience (yrs) : 32 years
Name: Mr. R. D. Ambare
Designation: Peon
Qualification : S. S. C.
Experience (yrs) : 33 years
Name: Mr. K. B. Gadekar
Designation: Peon
Qualification : S. S. C.
Experience (yrs) : 32 years
Name: Mr. B. K. More
Designation: Peon
Qualification: B. A. Experience (yrs) : 29 years