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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 has rich collection of books on Mechanical Engineering, Production Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Electronic Engineering, E & TC Engineering, Engineering Science, Electrical Engineering and MBA. The collection includes text books, reference books, handbooks & CDs etc. 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. The facility of photocopying and printing is provided to the students at affordable rates. The library subscribes various reputed engineering databases.

Vision & Mission:


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


  • 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

Total No. of Books


Total No. of Titles


Reference Book


Journals And Magazines


Bound Volumes




E-Resources (subscribed):

Sr. No




IEEE Xplore Digital Library

IEEE ALL-Society Periodicals Packages(ASPP)161 Journals Plus Back file to 2005(R.P.)



ASME e- Journal Package 27 Journals plus Back file to 2000



ASCE e-Journal35 Journals plus Back File to 1983



7 Million+ articles indexed, 12000+ journals cover



Contents union catalogue, e-books, e-journals, sound recording, video recording

Institutional Repository and Digital Library

It contains teachers hand written notes, MCQ, question paper, students lab manual for practical’s. It is arranged according to department wise, year wise (i.e. FE, SE).

Institutional Repository and Digital Library

Library Web OPAC

Online Catalogue of AVCOE Central Library. Access library documents with access points- author, title, publisher, class no., accession no. subject, course etc.

Search Books (OPAC)

Library Services

  • Reference and information Service
  • Circulation Service
  • Book bank Service
  • Reprography Service
  • Personal Assistance
  • Digital Reference Service
  • Online Public Access Catalogue [OPAC]
  • Reading Room - 24 hours
  • Scanning facility
  • Wi-Fi facility
  • Reading room facility
  • Plagiarism checking 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


  • 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.

Open Access Resources/ Useful Links:

1. Dictionaries/Encyclopaedia:

List of dictionaries/encyclopaedia given below:

Sr no. Name of source Description
1. Encyclopædia Britannica The Encyclopaedia Britannica name has been synonymous with reliable and trustworthy information for generations.
2. has more than 100 trusted sources, including encyclopaedias, dictionaries, and thesauruses with facts, definitions, biographies, synonyms, pronunciation keys, word origins, and abbreviations
3. Merriam-Webster Merriam-Webster has been America's leading and most-trusted provider of language information.
4. Onelook Dictionary 19,632,921 words in 1061 dictionaries indexed
5. Thousands of definitions of engineering terms and phrases encountered in a range related fields.

2.Newspapers Directories:

List of directories given below:

Sr n. Name of Resources Description
1. Online Newspaper Directory for the World Thousands of Newspapers Listed by Country & Region
2. India News Papers Directory This online directory is containing e-papers and e-magazines of india.


List of resources given below

Sr no. Name of resource Description
1. Patent Facilitating Centre (PFC) Patent Facilitating Centre (PFC) was set up by Department of Science and Technology under Technology Information Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC) in 1995.
2. NIPO The Indian foundation NIPO is an association of creators, users and owners of Intellectual Property. Members of NIPO include scientists, authors, artists, filmmakers, musicians, corporate, civil servants, academicians, legal experts and intellectuals among others.
3. Controller General of Patents, Designs, and Trade Marks The Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trade Marks (CGPDTM)is located at Mumbai

4.E-Learning/ Open Course Wears:

This some websites provides study material, video, audio etc.

Sr no. Name of Resource Description
1. National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning NPTEL provides E-learning through online Web and Video courses in Engineering, Science and humanities.
2. Swayam Swayam hosting 2000 courses and 80000 hours of learning: covering school, under-graduate, post-graduate, engineering, law and other professional courses.
3. e-PG Pathshala High quality, curriculum-based, interactive content in different subjects across all disciplines of social sciences, arts, fine arts & humanities, natural & mathematical sciences, linguistics and languages is being developed under this initiative named e-PG Pathshala.
3. MIT open course ware MIT Open Course Ware (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity.
4. Open course consortium The Open Course Ware Consortium is a worldwide community of hundreds of higher education institutions and associated organizations committed to advancing open education.
5. Webcast.berkeley webcast.berkeley is UC Berkeley's central service for online video & audio for students and learners around the globe.
6. Open Yale Courses (OYC) Open Yale Courses (OYC) provides lectures and other materials from selected Yale College courses to the public free of charge via the Internet. The courses span the full range of liberal arts disciplines, including humanities, social sciences, and physical and biological sciences.
7. Open.Michigan Open. Michigan encourages researchers, learners, and instructors to maximize the impact and reach of their scholarly work through open sharing.
8. World Lecture Project (wlp)° is the central platform for delivering academic videos from faculties worldwide. You can find videos according to various criteria: theme, faculty, country, language, institution.

5.Open Access E-Books:

Sr no. Name of Resource Description
1. Project Gutenberg It offers over 57,000 free eBooks: choose among free e pub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online.
2. OAPEN The OAPEN Library contains freely accessible academic books, mainly in the area of humanities and social sciences.
3. Directory of Open Access Books 12323 Academic peer-reviewed books and chapters from 277 publishers.
4. Open access eBooks Open Access eBooks covers different disciplines of science, technology and medicine. Each eBook contains around 6 or 7 book chapters providing the latest information to the readers.
5. The Universal Digital Library All the significant literary, artistic, and scientific works of mankind can be digitally preserved and made freely available, in every corner of the world, for our education, study, and appreciation and that of all our future generations.
6. Internet Archives Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.
7. JSTOR Explore academic content on JSTOR that is open to everyone, everywhere. Search thousands of free journal articles and open access book chapters.
8. InTechOpen Science, Technology and Medicine open access book publisher
9. O'Reilly Open Books Project Access to a collection of computer science titles.
10. Hathi Trust Digital Library It contains 16,401,953 total volumes, 7,991,414 book titles, 440,429 serial titles.

6.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 major functions of the Library Committee:

  • To formulate various policies related to library like, collection development, purchase, space etc.
  • To propose library budget for the Institutes and department
  • To propose library activities, programmes and services
  • To propose library vision, strategy document
  • To propose library and information literacy in the institute
  • To formulate knowledge and information archiving and management policy at the institute.
Sr Name Department Designation
1 Prof. S. K. Sonkar Computer Engineering Chairman
2. Prof. C. R. Satpute Civil Engineering Member
3. Prof. R. B. Rahane Computer Engineering Member
4. Prof. A.A. Joshi Electrical Engineering Member
5. Prof. S. B. Dighe Electronics Engineering Member
6. Prof. S. C. Deshmukh Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering Member
7. Prof. R. D. Kandekar Engineering science Member
8. Prof. R. B. Pawar Information technology Member
9. Prof. N. P. Shaha MBA Member
10. Prof. P. S. Shivsharan Mechanical engineering Member
11. Prof. P. C. Borhade Library Secretary

Library Staff

Photo Name And Description
Name: Mr. P. C. Borhade
Designation: Librarian
Qualification, MLISc, UGC-NET, SET
Experience (yrs) : 5 years
Name: Mr. A. B. Varpe
Designation: Clerk
Qualification : B.A.
Experience (yrs) : 3 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.
Experience (yrs) : 2 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