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Free E-Books  NSDL Resources  E-Thesis
e-PG Pathshala  Union  Indian Catalogue

Rare Books

     Rare Books Available in Library

Introduction:

A well-organized library is essential for teaching and learning process, especially when the emphasis is shifted from classroom teaching to learning centered process. The library service enriches the quality of the learning process.

History of Development:

       The library was first housed in building of the Ajara High School (10” X 10” room) later on the independent library building was constructed to provide better facilities for the increasing student strength. The building was constructed with the UGC financial assistance.

 Infrastructure facilities:

 The library is well furnished. It is designed to provide comfortable reading accommodation with abundant light, fresh air and serene atmosphere. The area of the library is 191.25 sq.m. Our college library has 28894 books and subscribes 76 periodicals and 09 Newspapers. Library is fully computerized and users (teachers & students) get the information on computer terminals about books and periodicals.
The College has facilities of e-resources of INFLIBNET-N-LIST. Through these facility 6292 e-journals & 135809 e-books are available to stakeholders
     The library followed D.C.C. Scheme for classification and AACR II. systems for cataloguing.

Description of Library Automation :

Computerization of library has become a pre requisite in the presentworld of information technology. In the year 2013, NewGenLib software was installed for library management. This is Open source software having Acquisition, Circulation, Cataloguing, Periodical Management, Stock verification, Report, OPAC- Online Public Access Catalogue etc. In library LAN is maintained with 1 server & 4 PCS. Apart from this there are five computers in the library for students with internet facility. OPAC and Web-OPAC facility is available. All the house hold activities are done with the help of computers. There is barcode printer and barcode reader. There are CCTV cameras in the library. There is a digital collection of old photos and newspaper clippings. 

Sr. No Year of Automation Name of ILMS Software Nature of Automation Version
1 2013-14 NGL Core Engine Discover Fully 3.0.3
2 2014-15 NGL Core Engine Discover Fully 3.0.4
3 2015-16 NGL Core Engine Beta Discover Fully 3.1
4 2016-17 NGL Core Engine Discover Fully 3.1.1
5 2017-18 NGL Core Engine Discover Fully 3.1.2

Library Staff

Sr. No. Name of Faculty     Designation Qualification
1 Mr. Ajagekar Ravindra Hari Librarian M.A., M.Lib.&I.Sc., M.Phil, NET, SET, D.O.A.
2 Mr. Patil Y. I. Clerk B.Sc.
3 Mr. Parpolkar Shivaji Bahu Library Attendent SSC
4 Mr.  Kambale Bharat Gopal Library Attendant SSC
5 Mr. Naik Laxman Parashram Library Attendant

SSC

Working Hours:

Library Time-7.30 am. To 4.00 pm. (Monday to Saturday):

The circulation counter remains closed on all Sundays and National holidays. The reading hall and Periodical Section remain closed on selected national holidays.
The library is proud of having many rare collections, especially in languages – research articles, thesis, dissertation of our staff and authors in the Ajara area.

Library Committee:

The library committee is constituted by the Principal at the beginning of each academic year. Its main objective is to be an academic supplementary body along with the library staff. The committee normally consists of the Principal and four staff members representing different faculties of the college and one students’ representative.

 The library committee for the academic year 2019-20

1 Principal Dr. M. L. Hongekar  Chairperson
2 Librarian Shri. R. H. Ajagekar Secretary
3 All Department Heads Member 
4 Shri. R. P. Topale Staff Representative 
5 Shri. M. H. Desai Staff Representative
6 Shri. S. D. Vanjare Administrative Staff Representative
 
7 Student Representative Member
8 Ladies Representative Member

 Library collection at a Glance as on 31/03/2019

Sr. No Particulars Title Books
1 Text Books 4626 13870
2 Reference Books 11146 11242
  Total 15772 25112
1 Book Bank 992 1875
2 Donated  1528 1907
  Total 18292 28894
1 Newspapers 9 9
2 Periodicals 76 76
3 Bound Periodicals 105 105
4 CD ROMs 353 353
5 Picture/ Photo 51 51
6 On Line Journals 6292 6292
7 On Line Database 135809 135809
8 Audio Visual Resources 1 1
9   64 64
  Total Cost of Books   Rs. 34,93,052

Journals and  E-books  available in Library

E-Journals (Fulltext)   -6292+

1

American Institute of Physics

(18 titles)

2

Annual Reviews

(33 titles

3

Economic and Political Weekly (EPW)

(1titles)

4

Indian Journals

(180+ titles)

5

Institute of Physics

(46 titles)

6

JSTOR

(2500+ titles)

7

Oxford University Press

(206 titles)

8

Royal Society of Chemistry

(29 titles)

9

H. W. Wilson

(3000+ titles)

  1. E-Books   - 135809 +

1

Cambridge Books Online

 (1800 titles) 

2

E-brary

(125000+ titles) 

3

EBSCoHost-Net Library

 (936 titles) 

4

Hindustan Book Agency

(65+ titles) 

5

Institute of South East Asian Studies(ISEAS)

 (382+ titles) 

6

Oxford Scholarship

(1402+ titles) 

7

Springer eBooks

  (2300 titles) 

8

Sage Publication eBooks

 (1000 titles) 

9

Taylor Francis eBooks

 (1800 titles) 

10

World -ebooks Library

(1124 titles) 

11

South Asia Archive (though NDL)

(30,00,000 titles)

Circulation Statistics during  the Year  2018-19
 


Month
Check-outs Check-ins Renewals Total
Jun 948 438 321 1707
Jul 1084 315 429 1828
Aug 1911 1665 448 4024
Sep 1276 931 471 2678
Oct 1902 1231 283 3416
Nov 1479 1206 516 3201
Dec 1328 954 327 2609
Jan 1965 937 250 3152
Feb 1422 917 345 2684
Mar 1249 1076 455 2780
Apr 984 823 348 2155
May 431 237 125 793
Total 15979 10730 4318 31027

Usage Summary Report of E-Journals and E-Books for the year 2018-19 

Users Month Year Page Views
meet2niless_gad@gmail.com April 2018 63
raviajagekar@gmail.com April 2018 173
rbpowar@gmail.com April 2018 8
raviajagekar@gmail.com August 2018 10
rbpowar@gmail.com August 2018 1
hamajara64@gmail.com December 2018 55
muliklg@gmail.com December 2018 7
rbpowar@gmail.com December 2018 23
muliklg@gmail.com February 2018 26
raviajagekar@gmail.com February 2018 1
rbpowar@gmail.com February 2018 43
rdmadhale@gmail.com February 2018 5
sanjayeco@gmail.com February 2018 3
vvajagekar@gmail.com February 2018 1
hamajara64@gmail.com January 2018 39
muliklg@gmail.com January 2018 31
raviajagekar@gmail.com January 2018 18
rbpowar@gmail.com January 2018 7
sanjayeco@gmail.com January 2018 1
rbpowar@gmail.com July 2018 1
rbpowar@gmail.com June 2018 12
muliklg@gmail.com March 2018 122
raviajagekar@gmail.com March 2018 21
rbpowar@gmail.com March 2018 135
sanjayeco@gmail.com March 2018 36
rbpowar@gmail.com May 2018 2
rbpowar@gmail.com November 2018 11
sanketiaf@gmail.com November 2018 313
rbpowar@gmail.com October 2018 172

  Online Public Access Catalogue Usage during the year 2018-19

Sr.No Months Total Hints
1 Jun 289
2 Jul 374
3 Aug 326
4 Sep 362
5 Oct 334
6 Nov 232
7 Dec 450
8 Jan 336
9 Feb 393
10 Mar 469
11 Apr 705
12 May 121
  Total 4391

Library Services:

  1. Library provides following services to its users:

  • Separate Notice Boards for displaying information about Entrance  examinations, Competitions, Campus Interviews, etc.
  • Separate Notice Boards for displaying students’ articles, paintings, cartoons, achievements, etc.
  • Reference services
  • E-Resources under N-LIST facility of INFLIBNET
  • Clipping services
  • Current Awareness Services
  • Reprographic Services
  • Bibliographic Services
  • Providing previous University Examination question papers to the students and the faculty

 2. The library provides following computerized services:

  • Catalouging and accessioning through NewGenLib software.
  • Online circulation service
  • Online books search facility OPAC and WEB-OPAC
  • Online books issue/return facility through software
  • Report generation.
  • Status and name of books / borrower.
  • Statistics. Annual reports, stock taking etc.

3. Support facilities available in the library:

  • Library Automation Software with Online Public Access Catalogue
  • INFLIBNET e-Journal and e-Books  facility.
  • Five computers.
  • Broadband Internet facility for students and staff.
  • Reprographic facility- One.
  • Cuttings and Clippings
  • Separate Section for Research work and Research publication.
  • Free access to the students in the library

 Future proposals:

We propose to have a separate reading hall, audio-visual, periodicals section for students and the staff, which will help us to promote the dissemination of information more effectively.