Prof. G. B. Kulkarni Central Library (library dynamic-page-version1-click here)
The library of college is established with the establishment of college in 1996. At the beginning, the library was located on the first floor of main building of college with small collection of reading material. Now it is situated in the new separate building with area is 1937.5 sq. ft. with more than 10,000 books and other reading material. The library is with seating capacity of 80 students. For this new building, son and daughters of Late Prof. G.B. Kulkarni (Professor of economics in Pune University) have donated with handsome amount. The name of Prof. G. B. Kulkarni is prefixed the name of central library.
The library has collection of study books, reference books, research journals, magazines, newspapers, CD’s, bound volumes of journals, reference tools such as dictionaries, encyclopedias and also books useful for various competitive examinations.
The College Library has also taken institutional membership of leading local libraries like Hari Keshav Library and Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Government Library through which more than 40 books/month are borrowed for the students & staff every year.
The library is partially automated with KOHA (3.14 version) library management software. The catalog of library is available on intranet. Free internet facility is available for students. Free internet facility is available for students in library. The library has six access points for library users to search within library. Also offline library catalog is given on the website of college to search for library books when user is outside the library.
Vision and Mission of library
To support students, teachers and researchers by providing appropriate learning resources and services.
- To assist library users with text books, reference books and other study material
- To build up reading habit among the students
- To support for best utilization of library collection by users
- To make students ready for higher education
Beneficiary of book bank schemes in the academic year 2020-21
|Sr. No.||Name of scheme||No. of beneficiary students|
|1.||Book Bank for Meritorious students||10|
|2.||Book Bank for Low income group students||04|
|3.||Book Bank for Reserved category students||27|
|4.||Book Bank for Academically weak students||11|
|5.||Book Bank facility for Pandemic affected students||43|
Working Hours: The timing of library is very flexible for students and faculty. The library is kept open throughout the year except on public holidays. The reading hours of library are 09.30 am to 05.30 pm.
At the end of academic year 2020-21
|Sr. No.||Type||No of books|
|3.||Books for extra reading||1573|
|4.||Audio-Visual Material (Educational CDs)||180|
|8.||Ebooks (via N-List Programme)||31,35,000 +|
|9.||Ejournals (via N-List Programme)||6000 +|
|9.||Computers with Internet Facilities||06|
Library Advisory Committee:
- Masal V. P. – Convener
- Ghalme R. L. -H.O.D. Botany
- Sathe G. B. –H.O.D. Chemistry
- More R. S. –H.O.D. Zoology
- Kulkarni D. D. –H.O.D. Physics
- Salvi P. S. –H.O.D. Microbiology
- Dongare S. S. –H.O.D. Computer Science
- Chougle J. A. –H.O.D. Commerce
Mr. Prakash Shigwan
Links and E-resources
The Shodhganga@INFIBNET centre is a platform to deposit Ph. D. theses of research students and make it available to the entire scholarly community in open access.
Link for e-shodhganga
directory of open access journals
Directory of open access books
Library Dynamic PDF page