The Central Library of our College established in 1964 with 635 books in one cupboard as a storage space, since then library has made consistent progress in terms of collection of books and services provided. Library is well equipped with growing number of books, journals, magazines along with Electronic resources like E- books, E –Journals, E -Database, CDs, DVDs, Library Portal, Institutional Repository, Website etc.
As per the Library Science fifth law ‘Library is Growing Organism’, it is also one of the goals of our library. Today we have more than 78499 books (till date) and more than 1, 34, 570 E-Books, 6247 E- journals. Library subscribes 101 print periodicals / journals and many other reading informative materials every academic year.
Library has purchased 24 Braille books for skill development of differently abled students. Library fulfills the need of researchers, teachers, students and other staff members of the college community. Library also serves to the outsider users by providing home-delivery of books for senior citizens. The central library has sections like; Acquisition, Circulation, Periodicals, Reference, Reprography, Stack room, Newspaper and E-zone, Central Library and Reading Hall.
All the books have been classified with the Dewey Decimal Classification System. Library is user friendly which is fully computerized and automated with barcode technology; circulation of books is done by using Vriddhi software. OPAC facility is made available to the users. It offers various services along with some Innovative Practice such as Library has provided special facility of Extra Library Membership Card for students preparing for the competitive exams. WhatsApp group is created for these students by providing them the forum for discussion.
Foundation stone of new building of Library was laid on 7th Dec 1998 by the Chief Minister of Maharashtra late. Shri Vilasraoji Deshmukh.
v To build and create the tools to support the students and the faculty for their teaching, learning and research activities.
v To provide a mechanism to the students and faculty for their lifelong pursuit of information, knowledge and wisdom.
‘We aim to give maximum information,
Maximum number of times
By maximum possible ways
in minimum time’.