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Library Report

Year 2010-2011



Central library is shifted to new specious place in the month of November 2010.

New modern and cozy furniture and fixtures are added. It has separate reading hall, reference section, textbook section, Ready reference section, Periodical section, Digital Information Centre, Reprographic section, Processing section, Store room and Reading room for Teachers and Researchers.







Digital Information Center: has started for the student and staff in the Central Library to provide access to online resources and in housed Electronic resources in the month of January 2011.

Through this users can access millions of useful resources like E_Books, Audio Books, E_Journals, Databases, Theses and Dissertations, Useful links for Scholarships, Competitive Exams and related educational weblinks along with Scanned resources of the library which are available within campus.

More information: http : //moderncollegecentrallibrary.blogspot.com/p/digital-information-centre.html

Library Collection


Books : Total 1935 new books on various subjects are added in the library in this academic year in the total collection of 18501 books. Total 45 books received as donation to the library.


Periodicals Subscribed : Total 11 new Journals and 4 magazines are added in the Library amongst 85 Periodicals. Total 91 Bound volumes of Journals.


E_Resources : following e_resources are added in the E-Library


¨  CDs : 154 out of 690

¨  UGC Infonet : 21000Journals, 51000 Ebooks

¨  Delnet :  35 lakh records of books, periodicals, recordings, theses and dissertations, Indian Specialists, etc

¨  Online free Databases and catalogues

¨  ENewspapers-National and International

¨  Many more useful resources are made available on the library website for reference


Institutional memberships/ILL :


The College has taken Institutional membership Libraries & consortia mentioned below




¨  Jayakar Library, UoP

¨  Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics

¨  British Library

¨  Maratha Chamber of Commerce and Industries


New Library Services and facilities started


·         Article Indexing Service

·         Access to Open access resources

·         Current Awareness Service

·         Selective Dissemination of Information Service

·         Information Literacy

·         Reprographic , Scanning, Printing

·         Softcopy of Syllabus & Question papers

·         OPAC Online Public Access Catalogue

·         Internet

·         Library Website and Blog

·         Email notification to staff through google group

·         Content pages of important book available in advanced search facility

·         Audio book for physically challenged students

·         Online Lecture Series, Educational Videos



Library Blog : New library blog is created and added in the library website


·         Blog:http://moderncollegecenterallibarary.blogspot.com/2007/08/modernlibrary.html#more

·         Website : http://moderncollegegk.org/library.php


Programs organized by Library:


·         A lecture on “How to access UGC-Infonet and Delnet E_Resources” for all the teaching staff on 24th April 2010

·         Mini workshop for all readers on “How to access Inflibnet and Delnet online resources” organized from 2nd February to 5th February 2011 in between 2.00 to 4.00 pm.

·         Information Literacy programs organized for Masters Students on 24 July 2010 and 24 December 2010

·         Indian Citation Index Awareness program for the staff on 11th February 2011.




Seminars, workshops attended by the library staff

o   Mr. Santosh Mohol, Mr. Charudatta late,  Mr. Vishal Zite, Mrs. Rohini Chatur, Ms. Shital Shetty attended workshop on “Capacity Building” organized by our college on 5th March, 2010


Competancies and Extension activities of Staff
















o   Mrs. Vidya Sundar has taken admission for M.Lib.I.Sc and Shital shetty for B.Lib.I.Sc.

o   Mrs. Rohini Chatur and Ms.Shital Shetty completed vocational Library Training Course at Pune Jilha Granthalaya Sangh, Pune

o   Mr. Charudatta Late and Mrs. Rohini Chatur participated in Kaun Banega History Scholar Inter college competition organized by History Department.


Research Publications

o   Ms. Sangeeta Dhamdhere, Librarian

o   ABCD : an open source automation tool for libraries by Egbert De Smet and Sangeeta N Dhamdhere, in Pearl : A Journal of Library and Information Science, University Library Teacher's Association of Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad, ISSN: 0973-7081, Online ISSN: 0975-6922, Vol No. IV, Issue No. IV,December 2010

o   ABCD : An integrated library automation software for Indian libraries by Sangeeta N Dhamdhere,"KLA Bulletin" A Trilingual Quarterly Bulletin of Library & Information Science Published by Khandesh Library, ISSN - 0976 - 688X, Vol I, Issue I, January 2011