Dr. DAMLE LIBRARY PROFILE
The college was established in the year 1962. Likewise, the library of the college came into existence in the same year. Initially it was housed in a very small room. Presently, the library is housed in 1102.624 Sq.mt. area where in there is a separate reading room, reference section, issue counter, stack rooms and bound volume room with the reading room which can accommodate more than 150 readers. There is a separate section of reading room for faculties.
For smooth working of the library, we have Library Committee of following members:
- Dr.Om Mahodaya (Principal) Chairman
- Dr. V.M.Ghodki Member
- Dr. L.P.Dalal Member
- Dr. S.S. Zade Member
- Dr. P.V.Tekade Member
- Dr. Ms. M.R.Chandrakar Member
- Dr. Ms. Ulka Bidwai Member
Working Hours: 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. (In weekdays), 8.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m. (Saturday)
House Keeping Operations of the Library
Books are classified according to Dewey Decimal Classification Scheme
Terminals are providing in reading room for access of Open Access Public Catalogue (OPAC)
Library is having Wi-Fi connections with unlimited usage and terminals in the reading room are connected in LAN. By using proxy server the internet is being accessed by the staff and students.
Inflib – Net Facility
Library is a member of INFLIBNET N-List program. Our users are provided with user ID and password to log in. The resources available there in are accessed by our user in library as well as from their department.
Library is having Canon photocopying machine. Students, faculty and staff avail the reprography facility at nominal charges.
Audio Video Facility
Through this service, library provides audio and video CD etc. (with audio/video and viewing facilities).
Orientation to Users
Librarian and library staff guide the users from time to time regarding searching of documents, use of OPAC, internet, and use reference sources, etc.
Computerization of Library
Library is fully computerized using customized software ‘LibTech’ all transactions are carried out in automated environment. All the books are provided with barcode so as to avoid mistakes in manual feeding. Barcode scanner is available in the library for barcode scanning. Our software is installed in IBM Server and all machines are in LAN. Terminals are provided in reading room for access of OPAC and Internet.
Diverse Collection of Books
Library has a very good collection of books and journals on different subjects. At the end of 2017-18 sessions we have 41470 books, out of which there are 26324 textbooks, 1798 reference books and 13348 are other books.
Some of our pride collection includes-
- Encyclopaedia Britannica
- Cambridge Natural History
- Scientific American Resource Library
- Encyclopaedia of Natural History & Ecology
- International Wild Life Encyclopaedia
- McGraw-Hill Encyclopaedia of Science & Technology
- Encyclopedia Americana
- Bharatiya Sanskriti Kosh
- Marathi Vishwakosh
- Rich collection of Floras
- Working in an automated environment
- Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC)
- Free Internet access
- Display of new arrivals
- Issue of books on deposit basis during exam period
- Orientation to users
- CCTV Cameras surveillances in library.
- Suggestion box
STATISTICAL DATA OF LIBRARY AS ON 01-03-2018
Total Number of Books 41470
Text Books 26324
Reference Books 1798
Other Books 13348
Total Number of Bound Volumes 1595
Total Number of Journals 26
Total Number of Periodicals 19
Total Number of News Papers 13
Total Number of Multimedia Collection 371
Library Area 1102.624 sq.mt.
Reading Room Seating Capacity 150
Digital Library Computer 10
LED TV 01
Library Server 01
Total Library Staff 05
Library in-charge (Officiating) & Library Clerk
Shri. S. S. SAWARKAR
Library Photo Gallery