The following Information Services are available in the library:

    Current Awareness Service (CAS)
    Selective Dissemination of Information (SDI)
    Reference Service
    Indexing & Abstracting Service
    Bibliographic Service
    Newspapers clippings Service

Best Practices:

1) Inclusion of adequate information about the library in college prospectus.

2) Newspapers clippings Service

3) Career / Employment information services

4) Book Exhibitions on special occasions.

5) Suggestion Box.

6) Displaying new arrivals

7) User orientation / staff training programme

8) Organization of seminars and workshops.

9) Fist Aid Box

10) Best Reader Award.

11) Timing of Reading Room 8.30am to 11.00pm including Sunday and Holiday

12) Collection of Audio Books.

13) Separte Study room for Girls, Boys, Faculty & Research Scholars.

Book Exhibition :

The library organizes book exhibition on the various occasions.

1) Dr. S.R. Ranganathan - Birth Anniversary on 12 th August, (Librarian Day) Every year.

2) Dr. S.R. Ranganathan - Death Anniversary on 27 th September, Every year.

3) National Science Day etc.

4) In the interval of 15 days 30 Books display in reading room

Communication Technology through EDUSAT :

o Virtual Learning Centre (VLC) is established in collaboration with ISRO and YCMOU, Nashik

DELNET

We have signed Memorandum of Understanding with DELNET and extended the following facilities to the users for e-resourses.

Interlibrary loan.
Union catalogue and databases.
Union catalogue of books.
Union list of current periodicals
Union catalogue of periodicals.
CD ROMs.
1.Union list of video recording.
2. Union list of sound recording.

Thesis and dissertation.
Abstract and full text databases. Inter library loan (IIL) Facility.

Circulation

Library Membership and Loan Period for Books
SR.NO PARTICULARS MEMBERS
1. Junior College Students 3715
2. Senior College UG. Students 2534
3. Senior College PG. Students 346
4. External Students (Competitive Examination and CET) 887
5. Teaching Staff Junior and Senior College 172
6. Non-teaching Staff 121
7. Research Scholars 14

Their entitlements,in terms of number of books that they can borrow and their loan period for different categories of members are given below.For further details, please contact the Assistant Librarian.

SR.NO PARTICULARS Maximum No.of Books/Jour. Period of loan
1. Teaching Staff 21 Days 28 Releated Subject
02 General Nature
02 Journals
2. Non-Teaching Staff 21 Days 02 General Nature
01 Magazine
3. Research Scholars 45 Days 05 Releated Subject

Students

1. Senior College 7 Days 02
2. Junior College 7 Days 01
3. Special Merit Card Holders 7 Days 01
4. External (MHT-CET) Student Reading Room 01
5. External Student Reading Room 01

Special Book-Bank Scheme

1. Junior College Complete Academic year Full set of text Books
2. Senior College
(Applicable to first
five merit rank holders)
Complete Academic year Full set of text Books
3. Senior College
(Optional Scheme)
Complete Academic year Full set of text Books
4. UGC Remedial Scheme
for SC / ST students
(Book Bank)
7 Days 02 Books
5. UGC Remedial Scheme
for Minority students
(Book Bank)
7 Days 02 Books

Facilities

COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY

    Library has a seprate Network having 2 Servers and 31 nodes with multimedia facility.
    Computerization of library is already completed using the SOUL software.
    Well equipeed Computer Lab with multimedia facility.
    Free broadband internet facility to all the users.
    Intranet facility.

BAR-CODING TECHNOLOGY

    Generated bar-code for books and users.
    Bar-code readers are used for the transaction of books.

OPAC

    We extend the OPAC facility to the users. OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) of SOUL software is a powerful search engine for the retrieval of any cataloguing information from bibliographic database on-line. The search options includes Title, Author, Subject, Class Number, ISBN, Publisher, Accession Number, Series / Note / Volume, Free text search of Boolean Search, for the retrieval of books.

COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY THROUGH EDUSAT

    Virtual Learning Centre (VLC) is istablished in collaboration with ISRO and YCMOU,Nashik.
    We run online competitive guidance & various courses (B.A.,M.A.,Pub.Adm.) programme using two-way audio-video communication, in additional to Govt. government programme for social welfare.

CLOSED CIRCUIT TELEVISION SYSTEM

    Installed C.C.T.V. system with 26 cameras and three control units for overall supervision.
    The control unit has two-way audio and video communication system with 32 channel DVR.

BIOMETRICS ATTENDANCE

    Biometric attendance systems for every reader.

LIBRARY FACILITIES TO THE RESEARCH SCHOLARS

    Our college is a recognized research centre for Marathi, Sociology, Commerce, Microbiology, Physics & Electronics, Zoology & Fishery Science, Chemistry and Analytical Chemistry. Our teachers in the subjects of Marathi, Microbiology, Physics & Electronics, Zoology & Fishery Science, Chemistry and Analytical Chemistry are recognized Ph.D. Guides. Research Scholars in the above subject enroll for Ph.D. We provide all the facilities to them.

REPROGRAPHIC SERVICE

    There are two photocopying machines in the library which are used for making photo copies of educational material. This facility is also available for copying question papers, certificates etc.on reasonable rates.

INTERNET FACILITY

    This facility is available to students and teachers. Colour printer is also available for taking print outs.

MULTIMEDIA FACILITY

    This facility is also available. There are Gramophone Records, Audio-Video Cassettes, Educational Slides, Educational Films, Floppies and CDs in the Library.

FIRE EXTINGUISHERS

    For the safety purpose, we have installed 22 fire extinguisher cylinders.

DEPARTMENTAL LIBRARIES

1. Department of Zoology & Fishery Science
2. Department of Biotechnology
3. Department of English
4. Department of Microbiology
5. Department of Shahu Probadhani
6. Department of Commerce
7. Junior Science College Library
8. Department of Economics
9. Department of Sociology
10. Department of History
11. Department of Political Science