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Year 2012--13

Central Library 12-13


Departmental Activities

Library book collection has crossed the number 21000. In Academic Year 2012-13 more than 2000 books are added in library. Total 85 National and International journals & magazines are subscribed in the library in Print form. For online resources like journals, ebooks, archieves, theses dissertations and other scholarly material library has taken membership of INFONET and DELNET and created Portal for different e-resources on our college website.


Activities conducted by the Library:


1.      Book Exhibition: On the occasion of 120th Birth Anniversary of Dr. S.R. Ranganathan, Father of Indian Librarianship library has organized Grand Book Exhibition on 8th August 2012. Exhibition was inaugurated by the hands of Principal Dr. Sanjay S Kharat. The purpose behind arranging this exhibition is to allow students and staff to go through new books and sustain reading culture. More than 1000 readers visited this exhibition.

2.      MOBILE BOOK LIBRARY: One day event of “The Library on Wheels” of PEARSON PUBLISHING GROUP has been arranged on 14th July 2012.The library displays all the new arrivals of the latest study material published by Pearson Groups and to make hands on experience for the students on the campus.

3.      GUEST LECTURE - Organized guest lecture of Mr. Shankar Ramanathan, corporate trainer on GOAL SETTING AND SUCCESS IN LIFE for all staff and students under UGC career counseling and guidance scheme on 22nd August 2012 at Central Library Reading Hall.

4.      Information Literacy programs -

o   Organized Information Literacy program for all M.Sc. Microbiology students to make them aware of how to Access E- Resources on 24th August 2012,

o   Commerce Students on 22nd August 2012,

o   Biotechnology Students 26th August 2012

o   For competitive Exam Cell Students on January 11, 2013

5.      Mini-Workshop— by the Librarian Ms. Sangeeta Dhamdhere

Organized workshop for all teaching staff members on “How to access different E – Resources” along with hands on session at digital library on 31st August 2012 – 1st September 2012.

6.      Bharatiya Sanskriti Examination

On the occasion of 150th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda conducted examination on Swami Vivekanada book for all students which was organized by Vivekananda Kendra, Pune on 9th September 2012.

7.      Visit of MODERN HIGH SCHOOL Students

Students of Modern High School, Shivajinagar of Std VI, VII, VIII and IXth to Central Library on Friday 19th Oct, 2012


Organized the presentation sessions on national mission “Transforming Indians to Transform India” of Chinmaya Mission for all staff and students on 17th and 18th December 2012 at A. V. Hall and Central Library.

9.      Annual Poster Competition: Conducted Annual poster competition on the theme“Transforming India by Transforming Self”. Posters, Prints, Art Works are invited from all UG and PG Students.

10.  International Workshop: Organized International Workshop on Exploring ABCD Open Source Software on 5th March, 2013 by International Trainer Mr. Alisson De Castro, Brazil in partnership with MODAL NETWORK Company, BRAZIL and VLIR, BIREME, WHO, Belgium. Total 63 participants participated in this workshop.



Library Staff:

·         Miss Shital Shetty, Library Clerks cleared her M.Lib.I.Sc. Exam from Bharati Vidyapeeth.

·         Mrs. Vidya Sundar, Library Clerks cleared her M.Lib.I.Sc. Exam from Bharati Vidyapeeth.

·         Mr. Charudatta Late and Mr. Raju Jadhav has participated in Kaun Banega History Scholar competition & Mr. Charudatta Late Win 2 Prize on this competition conducted by History Department.

·         Mr. Charudatta Late , Library Attendant appeared T.Y.B.A. Exam from Y.C.M.O.U.


Librarian: Ms. Sangeeta N Dhamdhere

·         Nominated as Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Library and Information Science of Academic Journals. ISSN No. 2141-  2537http://www.academicjournals.org/ijlis/Editors.htm

·         Nominated as Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Computing, Communication and

·         Networking of World Academy of Research in Science and Engineering.

 ISSN No. 2319-2720 http://www.warse.org/ijccn-editorial-board.htm

·         Nominated as Editorial Board Member Sampoorna Diksha proposed Magazine

·         www.sampoornadiksha.com

·         Registered for PhD at Rashtrasant Tukdoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Nagpur

·         Attended one day workshop for Librarians on Drupal organized by Central Library AISSMS College of Engineering and Max Bohr on 5th October 2012.

·         Minor research project “ Building knowledge management model for higher education institutes” has been sanctioned by the University of Pune for the year 2012-14



  • Sangeeta Namdev Dhamdhere(2012).  “Application of Cloud computing and Virtualization Technologies in Libraries”. Paper accepted at Internet Librarian International 12: The Innovation and Technology Conference for Information Professionals at London in the month of October 2012
  • Sangeeta Namdev Dhamdhere(2012). "E-resource management using OSS: a case study”. Proceedings of National Conference on “Trends in Developing and Managing e-Resources in Libraries (TDMeRL-2012)”25th and 26th May 2012, Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Belgaum, Karnataka.ISBN: 978-81-924696-0-7.pg.257-262.
  • Manjiri Karambelkar ,  Sangeeeta Dhamdhere ,  Prashant L. Phugnar , N B Dahibhate(2012). “E-learning: Future trends and Challenges to Academic Libraries”. International Journal of Information Technology & Computer Science (IJITCS) Vol 2.  ISSN (Online ) : 2091 - 1610 | Pages : 59 - 67 | Publication Date : March / April 2012.
  • Egbert De Smet and  Sangeeta N Dhamdhere(2012). "Publishing and sharing library resources with the ABCD Site". Information Development, Sage Publications, London. eISSN:1741-6469, ISSN:0266-6669 Published online before print July 9, 2012, doi:10.1177/0266666912451187 abstract available at  http://idv.sagepub.com/content/early/2012/07/09/0266666912451187. Impact Factor : 0.205
  • Sangeeta N Dhamdhere (2012)."Digital Library Services and Practices: an online survey" International Journal of Library Science,  CESER Publications, Roorkee,  Vol. 6; Issue # 2,  2012, ISSN 0975 – 7546.pg. 65-75 available at http://www.ceser.in/ceserp/index.php/ijls/article/view/1443.  
  •  Sangeeta Namdev Dhamdhere(2013). Editing book “ Cloud computing and virtualization technologies in libraries” published by IGI Global, USA
Additional Responsibilities handled:

  • Research Committee Member
  • College Annual Magazine Committee Member
  • Library Committee Secretary
  • Website Updation Committee Chairperson
  • Competitive Examination Committee Member
  • Rotract Club Committee Member
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