Librarian:Mr. Nilesh B. Saste (M.A. M.Lib. SET)
Library Advisory Committee:
|Name||Designation||Role in Committee|
|1||Dr. P. Ashokkumar||Principal||Chairman|
|2||Dr. Vijay Oak||Asst. professor||Coordinator|
|3||Dr. M.N. Phad||Asst. professor||Member|
|4||Dr. Atul Shahane||Asst. professor||Member|
|5||Mr. Ajit Murumkar||Asst. professor||Member|
|6||Mr. Hitendra Shah||Asst. professor||Member|
|7||Mr. Nilesh Saste||Librarian||Secretary|
* Total area of the library – 7680 Sq. Mts.
* Total seating capacity: 200
* Working hours (on working days, on holidays, before examination days, during examination days, during vacation)
|On working days||8.30 am to 4.30 p.m.|
|20 Days Before Examination||8.30 am to 7.00 p.m.|
|During Examination Days||8.30 am to 4.30 pm|
|During Vacation||8.30 am to 4.30 pm|
* Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) – The College has developed OPAC facility to locate the material available in the library.
* Electronic Resource Management package for e-journals: The College has provided access to e-journals is through INFLIBNET facility.
* Federated searching tools to search articles in multiple databases – The College has subscribed to Manupatra online database which has federated searching tools for searching the articles on various topics of law.
* Library Website – There is no separate website for the Library. However, a link is provided on College website through which library resources can be known.
* In-house/remote access to e-publications: From INFLIBNET, a number of e journals are accessible.
* Library automation – The library is automated. The College is using the Library software developed by Biyani Technologies Ltd.
* Total number of computers for public access 17 Desktops
* Total numbers of printers for public access 1
* Internet band width speed 10 mbps
* Institutional Repository
The College keeps record of library material and college related information in servers. It contains Project Reports, Photographs, Prospectus, Journals and other information.
* Content management system for e-learning -There is no content management system developed for e-learning
* Participation in Resource sharing networks/consortia: So far no sharing facility is available in the library
* Average number of walk-ins 45
* Average number of books issued/returned: 50 to 55 per day
* Ratio of library books to students enrolled Books: Students = 22: 1
* Average number of books added during last three years -309
* Average number of login to OPAC – OPAC is recently started and no data is available
* Average number of login to e-resources 5 per day
* Average number of e-resources downloaded/printed 3 per day
* Number of information literacy trainings organized – 2
* Details of “weeding out” of books and other materials -There is no weeding out policy as yet since the drastic change in syllabi has not taken place so far.
Library maintains the written memorials of Moot Court Competition. Research work of faculty and students is also maintained in the Library.
Library has separate reference section.
College Library provides reprography facility to students, faculty members and all library users. Printer, scanner and photocopy machine is available for the same in the library.
* ILL (Inter Library Loan Service)
The College has Inter library borrowing facility with Central Library of Vidya Pratishthan’s Arts Science and Commerce College which is in the campus.
* Information deployment and notification (Information Deployment and Notification)
Library conveys the information about latest acquisitions to faculty members and students by displaying the books on the display board in library. A separate list of latest acquisitions is prepared and sent to faculty members and students. Latest book catalogues received from various publications are also shown to faculty members to make them aware about new titles, new editions etc. Library also gives related information to faculty members through e-mails.
* Download and printing
In the Computer Lab downloading and printing facility is available for students, faculty members and other users like alumni or advocates.
* Reading list/ Bibliography compilation:
At the College library, reading list is made available to the users at Circulation Counter. Books are arranged according to Divide Decimal Classification (DDC), 22nd ed.
* In-house/remote access to e-resources
College library provides access to e-journal database like EBSCO, OPAC and also some open access e-journals and e-books through a link on College website.
* User Orientation and awareness :
The Librarian delivers a lecture for all the students informing them about the library resources
* Assistance in searching Databases
The computer instructor is always ready to help the users in searching the databases
* INFLIBNET facility
INFLIBNET Facility is subscribed by the College. The faculty members as well as the students use this facility for socio-legal research.
The library staff and computer instructor assist the teachers and students in legal research and learning of law. The following support is provided by the Library Staff to the students, faculty members and other users:
Apart from home lending, the following services are provided to the users by the Library Staff:
- Information about current titles
- Information about new acquisition
- Information about new journals
- Newspaper clippings on latest judgments of Supreme Court and important legal issues
- Question paper sets
- Competitive examination books
- List of articles is provided to faculty members and students on demand
- Reprography service
- Email and social media messages