Library

This Library established in 1990, with the establishment of Shrimati Indira Mahadev Beharay College of Arts, Shriman Chandulal Sheth College of Commerce and Shrimati Shobhganatai Chandulal Sheth College of Science. Initially the library was located in the small room in the main building with no space for various sections. It was later on shifted to a separate building with spacious reading rooms, Stack room, Periodical Section, Internet Room etc. The new building is located Centre of college buildings and easily accessible by various departments. The new building of the library is spread over an area of 287.74 sq. ft. (Built up area).The Library has a good collection on diverse areas of knowledge such as Languages and Literature, Social Sciences, Commerce and Management, Pure and Applied Science etc. Library are administered by the Librarian, Dr. R.S.Rajam with the assistance of a Library Attendant with the help of a Library Advisory Committee.

Our library is continuously serves for the students, teaching and non-teaching staff of the college with following mission, vision and objectives

Mission:

The mission of the Library is to Make Student’s Overall Personality development and Carrier Programme to develop a Library as Information & Knowledge Centre.

 

Vision:

Considering the mission, our library strives to

  • To make students as book friendly.
  • To develop good reading habits among the students & make them as excellent reader.
  • To develop positive attitudes, moral and social values among students.
  • To provide latest updates in the various fields through advance techniques of ICT.
  • To create a healthy environment for the students to study and increase the number of readers.

Objectives: 

  • To build collection complementary to competitive exams to provide a competitive edge to students
  • To provide innovative services to the users to help them to achieve their academic goals
  • To adopt new technologies to improve the library services
  • To provide more and more access to the e-resources through the Internet
  • To participate in resource sharing (Library Consortium) programme to enrich the collection of the library

Library Hours:

  • On working Days:   8.00 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.
  • During Exams.    :   7.30 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.

A Brief introduction..

  • Establishment         : 1990
  • Library space           : 287.74 sq.mtr.
  • Total floors               : G+1
  • Total users                : 1300
  • Total collection        : 13511
  • Automation              : With Library Software (Lib-Man)

LIBRARY AT A GLANCE

  • Textbooks                                      : 8070
  • Reference Books                          : 5441

                                            Total         : 13511

 

  • Academic Journals                         : 35
  • Popular Periodicals                        : 25
  • Newspapers                                     : 14
  • E-resources (NLIST & other)
  1. CDs                                                    : 69
  2. E- Journals/Books                         : E-Books: 135000+E-Journals : 6000

 

LIBRARY RULES & REGULATIONS

  1. he User must be registered in the library.
  2. The Book will be issued only for seven days.
  3. Only one book will be issued against one borrow card.
  4. Mute your cell phone while in the library.
  5. Eating, drinking, chewing or smoking is prohibited in the library.
  6. Observe silence in the library.
  7. The library is not responsible for the patron’s personal property.
  8. Computers are to be used for study & research purposes and any viewing of pornographic material is forbidden.

Dr. Rajesh S. Rajam

Mr. Vijay R. Humane

  • Library Attendant
  • Qualification: 9th
  • Experience: 25 years

Mr. Swapnil Mahadik

  • Library Attendant
  • Qualification: 10th
  • Experience: 2 years

OUR LIBRARY SERVICES/FACILITIES

  1. REFERNCE SERVICE

There are many reference books available in the library. With the help of OPAC you should find out the reference books and applied it. Take the help from Librarian when you have any problems.

     2. CONTAINT SERVICE BY E-MAIL

The Reader should provide an index of the periodicals. It should be provided to the reader by their demanding. This service is available for teachers & researchers. If students want this service, kindly contact with the librarian.

     3.COMPUTER SERVICE

Computer service is provided by the library. Students can use only study purpose.

   4.INTERNET SERVICE

Internet service is provided to the students free of charge. Students should sign in the register and applied this facility.

    5.OPEN ACCESS

Open Access system in the Library.

   6.CLIPPING SERVICE 

We filed important news, College activities news, articles, advertises regarding job, for the future reference.

   7.INFORMATION DISPLAY

We displayed important information on the Library Notice Board.

   8.USER ORIENTATION

For creating awareness on Library Resources, facilities and services among new users and thus to ensure optimum use we Organised Orientation Programme for the students beginning of the every academic year

   9.COMPETITIVE EXAM BOOKS

Competitive exam books are provided to the students to prepare for M.P.S.C and U.P.S.C. Examination and guided with Competitive Exam Cell.

  10.READING ROOM SERVICE/FACILITY

We provide the students precious hall peaceful and comfortable place for reading.

  11.B.C.BOOK BANK SCHME

Text Books are available to students belonging to the category like S.C., S.T., N.T., D.T., S.B.C. for the academic year through B.C. Book bank Scheme of University of Mumbai.

 

OUR BEST PRACTICES

 

  1. 1. Computerization of library with Lib-Man software.

 

  1. Inclusion of sufficient information about the library in the Library User Manual and Library Notice Board.

 

  1. Displaying newspaper clipping on the notice board time to time.

 

  1. Suggestion Box is placed in the Library.

 

  1. The Library has organised books exhibition on the occasion of birth anniversary of Dr. S.R.Ranganathan on 9th August every academic year.

 

  1. Vachan Katta – From this scheme extra book is given to the students. Once a month students are called on the college Vachan Katta and discussed about the book.

 

  1. Conferred the Best Institutional annual award given to the students by the Library.

 

  1. Friendship with books – International Friendship Day.
  1. HOW TO USE OPAC (LIB-MAN)

Click on star Icon Library

Put ‘ADMIN’ user ID Window

Put ‘ADMIN’ Password

Press F4 Key

Press Enter Key

You will get this page

Click on OPAC

The Catalogue contains following options:

  • Title
  • Author
  • Subject
  • Place of Pub.
  • Publisher

 

  • Year of Pub.
  • Class no. ISBN no.
  • Editor
  • Translated books
  • Document type

Click on Title and press enter key you will get this page.

Type your book title where cursor present. Then press enter key you will get information about your book.

OUR Academic / General E-BOOKS

http://www.esahitya.com/

https://marathipustake.org/

http://www.sahityachintan.com/

ebooks.netbhet.com

HOW TO USE N-LIST

The N-List is being jointly executed by the UGC-INFONET Digital Library Consortium, INFLIBNET Centre and the INDEST-AICTE Consortium, IIT Delhi. You can refer Full-text Electronic Resources, Electronic Books, Bibliographic Database.

Visit N-List Web Site : Log on to http://nlist.inflibnet.ac.in.

You will get this page-

Enter your user name and password (Which is given by the librarian) in text entry box to login.

Access E-resources : Once logged-in successfully, list of e-resources subscribed under N-List Programme is displayed.

 

IMPORTANT WEBSITE ADDRESS

  1. www.mu.ac.in

This site is the official website of university of Mumbai.

2. www.icskhed.org

This site is the official website of our College.

3.www.thetutor.in/exambaba

This site useful for exam papers of university of Mumbai.

4.www.oliveboard.com

This site is useful for MBA CET & CMAT

5.www.careerbuilder.com

This site is useful for career guidance.

6.www.clickjobs.co.in

This site is useful for job searching

7.www.jobstreet.com

This site is useful for job searching

8.www.verthathiri.org

This site is useful for personality development

9.www.personalitypathways.com

This site is useful for personality development

10.www.sciencedirect.com

This site is useful for science students.

11.www.shodhgangotri.com

This site is useful for reading Thesis of various Indian Universities.

12.www.vidyanidhi.org thesis

This site is useful for reading Thesis of various Indian Universities.

13.www.indianbooks.co.in

This site is useful for online purchase Indian books.

14.www.onlinenewspapers.com

This site is useful for reading newspapers

Special Collection                Maharashtra has received great sainthood. The place of Saint Dnyneshwar is the highest in it. To give the common man the very simple language of Lord Shri Krishna, Lord Ganesha has written Dnyaneshwari in the book. Further, many texts were written on this book, it has been translated. One of the important translations in it is the book “AbhangDnyanshwari” written by Swami Charanananda. This book is available in the library in 2 Volumes.

The book, Dnyaneshwari’s Word Store, created by the Marathi Research Board is also available in the library. In this sense, Dnyaneshwari made the special word used in this book with its meaning. Thus, the general reader helped a lot to understand Dnyaneshwari’s book.29 volumes of Encyclopedia Britannica are available in the library. These volumes are very useful to readers for any reference.

 

Similar to Encyclopedia Britannica, one of the best knowledge sources in Marathi is ‘Marathi Encyclopedia’. There are 18 volumes available in the library of this encyclopedia.

 

The library has a variety of dictionaries. Also Encyclopedia of Skill Development, Encyclopedia of Tribal& Uncivilized Recess of the world, Encyclopedic History of India Through Ages, Encyclopedia of The Worlds best Literature, Encyclopedia of Modern UGC Curriculum, Encyclopedia of Forensic Science etc. are there.

 

Libraries contain important texts such as General Science, Indian Literature, Indian Social Sciences, Sports DnyanKosh, and Century Research.The last 65 years of the arithmetic are available in the library. They are very important to study astrology. These are also made available for the surrounding researchers.

Name of the book/manuscript Name of the publisher Name of the author Number of copies Year of publishing
Encyclopedia Britanica E.B.J.Chicago Holiberg,D.H/Wolff,A/Pappas 29 Vol. 1768
Abhang Dnyaneshwari Seva Mandal Pub. Swami Swarupanand 2 Vol. 1883
Dnyaneshwariche Shabd Bhandar Marathi Sanshodhan Mandal, Mumbai Velingkar, R.N. 3 Vol. 1959
Paribhashendushekhar Rajrajeshwari, Mumbai Nagojibhatta 1 Vol. 1969
Paribhashendushekhar Rajrajeshwari, Mumbai Nagojibhatta 1 Vol. 1969
Shastriy Marathi Vyakaran R.J.Deshmukh, Pune Damale, M.K. 1 Vol. 1970
Marathi Vishwakosh M.R.M.Vishwakosh Mandal, Mumbai Joshi, Laxman Shastri (Edi) 18 Vol. 1976
Encyclopedia of Great Men of India Shubhi Pub., Delhi L.F.Rushbrook Williams (Ed.) 1 Vol. 1999
History Of the World Dorling Kindersley Denton, G & Other 1 Vol. 1994
Bharatiya Samaj Vidnyan Kosh Samaj Vidnyan Mandal Garge, S.M. 6 Vol. 1996
Panchang Collection Date Panchang Publication Date, Dhundiraj 65 Vol. 1949 to 2014
Library Advisory committee
SR NO Name Designation
1 Prin.Dr.G.B.Sarang Chairman
2 Prof. H.P.Thorat Convener
3 Prof.D.D.Agam Member (Arts)
4 Prof.Dr.C.R.Salunkhe Member (Commrce)
5 Prof.Dr.A.M.Shaikh Member (Science)
6 Prof.S.S.Bhosale Member (IT Dept.)
7 Mr. S.M.Sakpal Member (O.S)
8 Miss Pranita Bhekare Member (Student)
9 Dr.R.S.Rajam Member (Librarian/Secretary)