Council of Education’s Night College of Arts and Commerce, KOLHAPUR.

Azad Chowk Kolhapur, Maharashtra 416002

Library

Library & Information Center

Introduction

  • Library is a ‘Heart’ of institute. Teaching and learning system are supported by library through reading material.
  • Our Library is well equipped with reference books, textbooks, journals, periodicals and newspapers etc.
  • Library building is situated third flower of the College. The total area of the library is 12.24 sq. metres.
  • There are is issuing counters for the UG students.
  • It gives open access to all faculty members and PG students to avail of the information resources.
  • In library use D.D.C. classification system and books arrangement is broken order system.
 

VISION

  • To protect the users right of information.
  • To provide value added services to the differently-abled, marred female students & working students.
  • To work in partnership with individuals and institutions for promoting research interest and building research portfolios for the development of readers.
  • To enable students, faculty & researchers work in context with designing and documenting research activities by allowing diversity of views.
  • To create the best citizen for nation building.

LIBRARY OBJECTIVES

  • To promote the reading habits.
  • Extensive use of Reading material.
  • To provide every reader his / her book & Information.
  • To see that every book has its reader.
  • To Save the time of the user / reader.
  • Library is growing organization.: A Step towards development.
  • To Computerize the library house keeping activities.

Library Committee

  • The meetings of the library committee are held twice in the year in order to discuss and decide policy matters, administration , to purchase books, to discuss on budget of the library and discipline in the library premise.
  • The Library receives fund from the College Budget and UGC grants and the Committee guides to use the fund judiciously.

 

Library Advisory Committee (2019-2020)

I/C Principal Dr. S. J. Farakte Chairman
Prof. R.P. Kamble Co-Ordinter
Mrs. N.M. Gaikwad Member
Prof. R.K.Rathod Secretary

Library STAFF

Name Designation Qualification
Prof. R. K. RATHOD Librarian MLISC, NET, SET, M.Phil.
Shri. S.D.NIKAM Library Attendant B.A.

Library at A Glance

1 Book format :31,175
2 Library Attendant 42
3 Bind Back Volumes 20
4 News Papers 05
5 No. of PC’s 02
6 Classification Scheme DDC
7 Cataloguing Scheme AARC – II

NDL Web Site Library Link

N-List Web Site Link

NDL Web Site Library Link

E - Granthalaya : Library Management Software

Various Modules of Library Management Software

User Orientation Program In Our Library

Internet Facility

Open Access Facility

Amount Spent on New Books And Journals

Year 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21

INR (Books)

25633 38444 53334 96412 29538

(Journals )

13078 14079 14294 13376 14441
(E-Journals) N-List 5750 5900 5900 5900 5900
Total 44,461

58,423

73,528

1,15688

49,879

STOCK VERIFICATION POLICY

  • Weeding out –
    a) Out of syllabus books.
    b) Damaged books.
  • Physical Verification of books.
  • To bridge the gap –
    a) Govt. guidelines.
    b) Institution Circulars & orders.
    c) University guidelines.

FUTURE PLAN OF THE LIBRARY

  • To fully automate house keeping activities.
  • To make available e-Books and e-journals .
  • Increase the scope of CAS & SDI services.
  • Resource sharing (ILL).
  • To extend Internet based services.

LIBRARY HOUR

MONDAY TO SATURDAY 2.30 PM TO 9.30 PM