Library

Welcome to the Central Library

The college library was established in the year 2007.Library is the heart of the college as heart Supplies blood to all parts of the body. Library provides knowledge to all faculty and students. Library is a place of pride at kamala education society’s Pratibha College of Commerce And Computer Studies Chinchwad Pune campus & an essential component of learning, research and education mission. The library is fully computerized with Vriddhi Library Software ERP. It helps in accessing a wide range of materials, both in print and electronic Version.
Library has facilities like CD-ROMs, online databases and photocopiers for student’s .The Library has an excellent collection of reference / text books, encyclopedias and periodicals related to the field of Computer and Commerce. The library holds more than 13393 volumes with 3491 titles and N-List online databases. The library has got a separate reading hall.

Objectives

To provide curriculum books and to promote educational, research, cultural, recreational and informational requirements of students, teachers, researchers and general users.
To promote reading habits among students.
To promote effective use of library, user education / orientation of students.
Collection and organization of relevant documents recorded in various print and non print media.
To provide full information support to the teaching-learning process in the college.

Vision

To provide a student-centred learning environment that facilitates transference of information and to cater to the needs of its users to access it.
To augment and maintain collections in support of the academic pursuits of the College.
Reprographic Services.
To explore and implement innovative technologies and services to deliver information and scholarly resources, conveniently to users in the campus.
To also provide well-equipped and functional physical spaces where students can pursue learning independently beyond the classroom.




Mission

To provide comprehensive resources and services in support of research, teaching, and learning needs of the academic community
To facilitate access to right Information at the right time in the right manner so as to produce productive citizens to this great nation in general and to our community in particular.
Putting technology to use innovatively for the flexible delivery of services and resources to users regardless of location within the campus.

Collection

Total No of Books 13393 (Reference books-6344 & Textbooks- 7049)
Printed Journals (Popular & Academic) 9
E-journals (INFLIBNET N-LIST) More than 6000
E-books (INFLIBNET N-LIST) More than 31,35,000
Journals Back Volumes(Bound) 86
Rare Books https://www.rarebooksocietyofindia.org/
Daily News Papers 09
Audio Visual Materials(CD/DVDs) 1392
Projects/Report 722




Borrowing Privileges:

Library members are provided with following borrowing privileges. The category-wise borrowing privileges, library fines and the procedure for compensating the library in the unfortunate event of loss of documents by users is given below.


User Category No. of Books Issue Period
Academic Staff: Faculty 15 For a year
Academic Staff: Non-Teaching 03 For a year
Students (Under Graduate) 03 15 days
Students (PG- Science) 03 15 days

Facilities & Services

Open Access Library Facility For All Stakeholder.
Book Bank Scheme facility in group
“Earn And Learn” Scheme For Socially Deprived Students
Internet Resource Center (Free Internet Access To All Student)
Online E-books And Journals (Inflibnet’S N-List Programme)
Bibliographic Services
Special Book Section For Competitive Examination Guidance Center
Reference Section
Periodical/Journals Section(with hyperlink attached pdf)
Thesis Section
Separate Reading Room
Provision Of Departmental Libraries For Faculty And Students
University Old Question Paper Compilation Facility
Frequently Book Exhibitions
Audio-Video Cd/Dvd Lending Facility
Inter – Library Loan Facility
Reprographic Services
03 CCTV Cameras For Security Measures
02 Fire Extinguisher For Safety Measures
Purified And Hygienic Drinking Water
Using Power Backup And Lights
Regular Library Staff Meetings, Discussions, Action Plan And Instructions Regarding New Techniques, Schemes In The Library To Follow
News Paper Clipping Of College News
Thesis Section/ Bounded Back Volumes Of Journals

The objective of the readers club is to improve reading culture, get exposure to books, communication skill and general awareness among the college students.
Additional books and periodicals for further reading.
Best reader award.

Development of library is efforts of library Team. Team enthusiastic team includes:
Prof Designation Qualification Experience Email Photo
Sameer More Librarian M.Lib Isc,UGC-NET 9 years Sameermore73@gmail.com
Seema Ingale Library Assistant B.com, M.Lib Isc 11 years ingale.seema2011@gmail.com
Sachin Gaikwad Library Assistant MA, B.Lib Isc 10 years sachin.pims@gmail.com
Ravindra Telang Peon 9th 2 years
Rules

Students should not enter the library without I-card.
Please keep silence in the Library.
Use of mobile phones in the Library is strictly prohibited. If someone is found talking on the phone, strict action will be taken against that person.
Smoking and Eating is strictly prohibited in the Library.
Students are supposed to keep their bags, personal reading material and other belongings outside the library.
**THE LIBRARY STAFF IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE LOSS OR DAMAGE OF STUDENTS BELONGINGS**
Students are allowed to issue 3 books for the period of Ten days from the library by producing I-card / library card at the issue counter.
Reference Books, Old-Question papers, Syllabus, Project Reports, CD/DVDs, Magazine & Periodicals, Newspaper Clipping Files are issued for Library Reading only.
No library material can be issued by any person on other person’s I-Card.
Thesis Section
A book issued can be renewed on or before the due date. The same Book can be renewed if there is no claim on it by another user.
Delay in returning the book is liable to dues/fines.
Students should ensure the condition of the book before issuing it and inform the librarian about the missing or torn pages if any.
If a Book is Lost, the concerned person has to replace the lost book with a new one or double the amount of the lost book.
A new I-card /library card can be issued by paying a fine of Rs. 100/- in the account department and showing the receipt of the same in Library.
Library rules are subject to amendment, Library Committee reserves the rights in this regard.

Guidance

Procurement of more number of Competitive Exam Books
Subscription to more Magazines for Competitive Exams
Display of notices from MPSC, UPSC, RRB, SSC, etc.
More reference books on UGC NET / JRF / SET/ SLET Exams
Establishment of E-Learning Centre: The Library provides E-copy of previous years Question papers of MPSC, UGC NET etc., for the reference of aspiring Students and Staff Members.
Offer of Motivational and Counselling sessions to the students who apply and prepare for the Competitive Exams
Procurement of more collections in Motivation and Cracking Entrance Exams like GMAT, MBA, MCA etc.

Best Practices

NEWSPAPER CLIPPING SERVICE(hyperlink with pdf)
OPEN ACCESS SYSTEM
BOOK LOCATION ,CUPBOARD & Wall LABELS
BOOK CATALOGUE: AUTHOR WISE, TITLE WISE (hyperlink with pdf attached)
OPAC- ONLINE PUBLIC ACCESS CATALOGUE(Hyperlink)
OLD QUESTION PAPERS & SYLLABUS.(hyperlink university website link)
LIBRARY ORIENTATIONS
BOOK EXHIBITIONS (hyperlink attached pdf report file)
Book Bank facility for Students
AUTOMATED CIRCULATION FOR SAVING TIME OF USER
AUDIO BOOKS -TO CULTIVATE READING AND LISTENING HABITS AMONG STUDENTS