We are pleased to welcome to you the ASP (Autonomous) College Central Library. We try to satisfy information needs of library users at the maximum level. We offer technology based educational facilities and services such as Internet, Web-OPAC, Reference service through online databases, e-books & e-journals, information literacy programme, book issue return through barcode scanner etc.

The Aabasaheb and Kamalabai Sardeshpande Central Library of Nya. Tatyasaheb Athalye Arts, Ved. S. R. Sapre Commerce & Vid. Dadasaheb Pitre Science College, Devrukh (Autonomous) was established in the year 1972. The main motto of the library is to support the academic Programmes of the College by providing physical & intellectual access to information, consistent with the present and anticipated educational /research functions of the College.

Role of Library:

The College Library is the “Soul of Education”.It is, eventually, the heart of the College. It plays a very important role in the curricular development & satisfaction of the readers thirst for knowledge. The college library is to participate actively in the educational mission of the college through collection and dissemination of information to meet the curricular and general needs of the students, faculty as well as of staff.

Library also Play a Very essential Role in supporting the academic programmes of the College. It Identifies, evaluates, Procures, Processes and then makes this learning process through the resources available to the faculty as well as Students for their teaching, learning and research assignments. That’s why Dr. S. R. Ranganathan, father of Library Science development in India has famously said the Library is the Trinity of Learning Resources, Faculty/Students and the Library Staff.

The college library consists of Reference Section, Journal Section, Reading Hall, and Stack-Room. It has an exceptional collection of text books, reference books, general books, journals and magazines, encyclopedia, Dictionaries, handbooks, Manuals, bound volumes, CD-ROMs, Video Lecture, online resources and other reading material. Books are classified according to the Dewey Decimal Classification Scheme. Library Also Subscribed N-List E-Resources under the INFLIBNET N-List Project. Library provide Digital Library Access to Users.

Library Automation:

The library uses SOUL 3.0 software which is state-of-the-art integrated library management software designed and developed by the INFLIBNET Centre, Ahmedabad. This software consists of modules of Acquisitions, Cataloguing, Circulation, Serial control, Administration, & OPAC. Library is having seating capacity of 75 students at a time with Online information retrieval facility through 6 terminals at a time .



The library is the temple of learning, and learning has liberated more people than all the wars in history.

-Carl T. Rowan