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Year 2011-12

Library Report



The newly renovated central library and newly started Digital Information Centre is Inaugurated at the hands of Padmashree Dr. D.Y.Patil, Hon Governor, Tripura and Dr. R.K.Shevgaonkar, Hon. Vice Chancellor, University of Pune on August 2, 2011 at 5.45 pm. On that Occasion the first issue of Library E-Newsletter “Granthavedh” is released at the hands of honorable guests.


Central Library book collection has crossed the number 20000. In Academic Year 2011-12 more than 3000 books are added of cost more than Rs. 11,000,00/-.


In Digital Information Centre following resources made available for the students and staff for reference:

·         Educational CDs and DVDs

·         UGC-INFONET access through which 2100 E_Journals, 51000 E_Books

·         DELNET Resources : 35 Lakh records of Scholarly publications

·         Scanned copies of Previous years question papers,

·         News paper clippings on higher education and college related events

·         Digitized Institutional repository

·         Open Access books, Journals, Encyclopedias, theses and dissertations, text archives, digital libraries, consortia, biographies and other useful resources,

·         Softcopy of Govt Higher Education related GRs,

·         Softcopies of University Syllabi and Question Papers , etc


Activities Conducted:


·         Celebrated Librarian’s Day by Displaying Rare Books available in the library Librarian’s day celebrated by offering worship or Dr. S.R.Ranganathan, Father of Indian Librarianship.

·         Conducted a Lecture on “Importance of Scientific Information or Literature Search in Research” On Thursday,29th September 2011 At 11.00am by Dr. Nandakumar B Dahibhate, Principal Technical Officer, Information Division, Digital Information Resource Centre (DIRC) National Chemical Laboratory, Pune

·         Organized a Lecture on “ Understanding Changed pattern of MPSC exam and how to prepare for General Studies paper” by Prof. Nagesh Ghavane, Consultant at Unique Academy, Pune was conducted in collaboration with Competitive Exam Cell on 9th December 2011 in the library.

·         Conducted Annual Poster Competition of all UG and PG students on the themes Impact of Mobile Technology on Young Generation and Electronic Waste Management was conducted in the month of December.

·         Published “Granthvedh” Library E_Newsletter

·         Organized Grand Book Exhibition on 25th July 2011

·         Celebrated Various Birth Anniversaries of Eminent Personalities by organizing talk, books display, video lectures and documentaries.


Library Staff’s Achievements:


·         Miss Shital Shetty cleared her B.Lib.I.Sc. Exam with first class from TMU.

·         Miss Shital Shetty and Mrs. Vidya Sundar, Library Clerks taken admission for M.Lib.I.Sc at Bharati Vidyapeeth

·         Mr. Charudatta Late and Mrs. Rohini Chatur has participated in Kaun Banega History Scholar competition conducted by History Department and Hand writing Competition conducted by Marathi Department.

·         Mrs. Rohini Chatur, Library Peon passed her T.Y.B.A. examination


Librarian’s Achievements:

·         Paper entitled “Knowledge Management Model (KMM) for an Educational Institute” Presented at International Conference on Knowledge Management and Resource Sharing on February 27-28, 2012 at Waljat College of Applied Sciences, Oman, Muscat



  1. Editor of College Library E_Newsletter “Granthvedh” a half yearly publication
  2. Dhamdhere, Sangeeta Namdev. (2011). ABCD, an open source software for modern libraries. Chinese Librarianship: an International Electronic Journal, 32. available at  http://www.white-clouds.com/iclc/cliej/cl32dhamdhere.pdf
  3. Sangeeta N Dhamdhere. ABCD: New Foss for Library Automation and Digital Library. Paper presented at National Conference on "Digital Library Management and Challenges"(NCDLMC-2011).Asian Books Private Limited. New Delhi.2011, ISBN: 978-81-8412-102-5. Pg.192-202.
  4. Dhamdhere, Sangeeta N; Karambalekar, Manjiri and Dahibhate, Nandakumar. Paper entitled “Impact of E-publishing on Academic Libraries” Published in proceedings of International Conference on Electronic Publications” February 29th to March 2012, Pondicherry.
  5. Dhamdhere, Sangeeta Namdev. NECESSITY OF KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT AND SHARING IN EDUCATIONAL INDUSTRY. ISST Journal of Advances in Librarianship [IJALIB] ISSN : 0976-9021.July-Dec 2011. Vol.1.Issue.2. 
  6. Sangeeta N Dhamdhere. Paper entitled “ Academic Libraries 2020” accepted at National level Seminar on “ ICT Development and its Impact on Libraries” at Annasaheb Magar Mahavidyalaya, Hadapsar, Pune on 27th-28th January 2012
  7. Sangeeta N Dhamdhere, Nandakumar B Dahibhate,  Manjiri A Karambelkar  and Prashant Phugnar. Paper entitled "Application of Web 2.0 tools for scholarly communication and libraries" accepted at  National seminar on Innovative challenges in Information Services: Changing paradigm for Sustenance of Library & Information Centers in Digital Era organized by Department of Library & Information Science, University of Jammu, Jammu on March 01-02, 2012
  8. Sangeeta N Dhamdhere. Library website: A mirror of the library published in the conference proceedings of 57th All India Library Conference of Indian Library Association on “Knowledge Society: Innovations in Librarianship (ILAKSIL 2012) at Mangalore, ISBN:81-85216-45-6, pg.298-301

9.    Sangeeta N Dhamdhere and Nandakumar Dahibhate. Paper entitled “Knowledge Management Model (KMM) for an Educational Institute” accepted at International Conference on Knowledge Management and Resource Sharing on February 27-28, 2012 at Waljat College of Applied Sciences, Oman, Muscat

  1. Nandakumar B Dahibhate, Sangeeta N Dhamdhere and Manjiri A Karambelkar. Future of Academic Libraries in ICT Era .Proceedings of UGC Sponsored National Level Seminar on Impact of Information Technology on College Libraries 14th and 15th October 2011, ISBN: 978-93-81546-21-5, pg.90-93
  2. Prashant Phugnar, Sangeeta Dhamdhere and Nandkumar B Dahibhate. Institutional Repository (IR): Need for Knowledge Preservation and resource sharing published in the conference proceedings of 57th All India Library Conference of Indian Library Association on “Knowledge Society: Innovations in Librarianship (ILAKSIL 2012) at Mangalore, ISBN:81-85216-45-6, pg. 233-239
  3. Dhavale, Giridhar, Dhamdhere, Sangeeta, Karambalekar, Manjiri and Dahibhate, Nandakumar. "Collection Development and Management Policies" has Published in the Conference proceedings of National Seminar "Challenges in Library Management System" from 24 – 25 February, 2012 at Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science Library (IACS), Jadavpur, Kolkata
  4. Ajit Sonawane, Sangeeta Dhamdhere, Manjiri Karambelkar and Nandakumar Dahibhate. Paper entitled "Cloud Based Architecture for Collaborative E-Publication accepted at International Conference on Electronic Publications” February 29th to March 2012, Pondicherry.