Library occupies a place of pride in Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar College of Art, Commerce and Science and is an essential component of the college for outstanding research and education mission. It is the most lively place on the campus, providing a safe, comfortable and friendly environment that enables learning and advancement of knowledge, and promotes and discovery and scholarship. The mission of the library is to facilitated creation of new knowledge through acquisition, organization and dissemination of knowledge resources providing value added services.

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Library Timings :-                                                                  

Reading Room                                                                     Network Resource Center  (Internet Facility): 

Monday to Saturday :                                                            Monday to Saturday :  

7.30 am to 6.00 pm                                                               9.30 am to 6.00 pm


 Membership and Rules:-
1. Entry to the library is restricted to the bonafide members on production of valid Identity Card /Library Card /Visitor’s Pass at the security check point.
2. Only books from general collection are issued to the library members.
3. The documents like reference books, bound volumes of journals, loose issue of current journals, reports and standards are issued only to the Faculty, Scientists and PG / Research Students for different loan periods. Interested users can obtain details from the Circulation Counter.
4. Theses, dissertations, CDs, video cassettes are not lent out of the library.
5. The books which are already issued, can be claimed / reserved at the issue counter.
6. The users are not allowed to bring the books issued to them inside the library unless they intend to return them.
7. The borrowing facility can be withdrawn or restricted in case of misconduct by any user.
8. The readers should check the book thoroughly for missing pages, chapters, pictures etc., while borrowing the book.
9. No book in damaged condition will be accepted from the reader.
10. Loss of book must be reported immediately.
11. The rules for replacement & fine calculation of lost book are available at the Circulation Counter.
12. Smoking as well as sleeping is strictly prohibited in the library premises.
13. Please maintain silence in the Library.
Library Resources:-
The Library has developed an excellent collection of books, journals and non-book material in art, commerce, science, and social sciences. It maintains separate collections of Reference Books, Bound volumes of journals, Theses, Study Room Books. The total collection of library as on 31st Sept 2017 stands as follows:
Resources Numbers
Books                                                      27704
Reference Collection                                  950
Periodicals                                                    40
Newpapers                                                   16
Library Hours and Holidays :-
Reading room facility 7.30 am to 6.00pm.
Issue counter 8.30 am to 5.30pm.
The library remains open on all days of the year except on Sundays and National Holidays.
Library services :-
1. Reading Room Facility
2. Lending Of Documents
3. Newspaper Clipping Service
4. Reprography Service
5. Reference Service
6. Students Aid Service
7. Display Of Information
8. Internet access – 6 terminals are currently made available to staff and students.
9. User Awareness Programmes
1 – Reading Room Facility:
• Our library at following counters extends this facility.
• News Paper Reading.
• Periodicals and Journals Reading
• Textbook Reading
2 – Lending of Documents: :
• Open Access to all students and for teaching and non-teaching staff.
• Each student can issue two books at a time for a week.
• Teaching and non-teaching staff can issue ten books for one academic session.
• At the end of the session , library clearance is compulsory for all categories.
• Weaker sections are provided with an additional book.
• On average 90-100 books are issued daily
3 – Newspaper Clipping Service :
The records of the Newspaper clippings describing events in the college as well as news related to the college are maintained.
4 – Reprography Services Clipping Service :
This facility is provided on demand to students and staff.
5 – Reference Service :
The Library maintains a separate reference collection consisting of encyclopedias, dictionaries, directories, handbooks, technical data, almanacs, atlases, bibliographies, CD -ROMs, Audio and Video cassettes, etc. Students consult librarian for reference queries.
6 – Students Aid Service :
Library helps students for preparation of competitive examinations. Books for Competitive exams are purchased specially for students. Students participating in intercollege Quiz, Essay, Debate Elocution etc are provided with sufficient works
Question papers of university exams, university syllabus are also available for reference
7 – Display of Information :
Library displays Employment News, many notices , other useful information for students. Library also organises book exhibition.
8 – Special Service – Book Deposit Scheme:
Books are issued to students for university examinations during summer vacations, on full deposit basis.
9 -. Users Awareness Programmes :
The library takes an active part in the orientation programme organized by the institute for the benefit of new students in the beginning of academic year. They are taken around the library to familiarize them with various resources and services available for them. Training sessions are also organized whenever a new product or service is introduced.
Any user desiring to know more about library resources and service or to learn how to use a particular resource like OPAC, e-journals, databases etc. should contact Incharge, Reference service.
Library also organizes training, workshops and conferences etc. for library and information professionals in the Country to help them update their knowledge and skills.
Current Journals :
Current Journals: Alphabetical List
The Library receives 50 periodicals Some of these are Online –
 1 ALIVE
 2 ANNALS OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION STUDIES
 3 BUSINESS INDIA
 4 BUSINESS WORLD
 5 C. S. R.
 6 CARIERS 360
 7 CHANAKYA MANDAL PARIWAR
 8 CHITRALEKHA
 9 CRICKET SAMRAT
 10 CRONICLE
 11 CURRENTS AFFAIRS
 12 DREAM 2047
 13 ECONOMIC & POLITICAL WEEKLY
 14 ECONOMIC CHALLENGER
 15 EXPRESS COMPUTER
 16 FRONTLINE
 17 GRUHSHOBHA
 18 GRUHSHOBHIKA
 19 INDIA QUARTERLY
 20 INDIA TODAY (ENG)
 21 INDIA TODAY (HIN)
 22 INDIAN JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
 23 INDIAN LITERATURE
 24 LOKPRABHA
 25 LOKRAJYA
 26 MAIDAN
 27 MAZI SAHELI
 28 NAVBHARAT
 29 NEWSWEEK
 30 OUTLOOK
 31 PRATIYOGITA DARPAN
 32 PRATIYOGITA KIRAN
 33 RENU GENERAL KNOWLEGE & WORLD VISION
 34 RESONANCE
 35 SADHANA
 36 SAHAKARI MAHARASHTRA
 37 SAPTAHIK SAKAL
 38 SEMINAR
 39 SHIKSHAN SANKRAMAN
 40 SPARDHA PARIKSHA
 41 SPARDHA PARIKSHA GENERAL KNOWLEDGE
 42 TEHELKA
 43 THE CARAVAN
 44 THE JOURNAL OF HUMAN RESOURCES
 45 THE JOURNAL OF INDIAN WRITING IN ENGLISH
 46 THE VEDANTA KESARI
 47 THE WEEK
 48 UNIVERSITY NEWS
 49 WOMENS ERA
 50 YOJANA
Newspaper :
 1 DAINIK BHASKAR
 2 DESHONNATI
 3 LOKMAT
 4 LOKMAT SAMACHAR
 5 LOKMAT TIMES
 6 LOKSATTA
 7 LOKSHAHI VARTA
 8  PUNYANAGARI
 9  RASHTRAPRAKASH
 10  NAVBHARAT
 11  SAKAL
 12  TARUN BHARAT
 13  THE INDIAN EXPRESS
 14  YUVARASHTRA DARSHAN
 15 THE HITAWADA
 16 TIMES OF INDIA
Library Highlights :
• Orientation lecture is delivered to the XI, B.Sc.-I, B.com.-I, B.A.-I and M.A.-I students at the beginning of the session
• Book Exhibition is organised on the Special occasion every year.
• Reference services/ deposit scheme service are provided to alumni.
• Full deposit facility can be availed by college students during examination.
Address
Learning Resource Centre – The Library, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar College, Bramhapuri. Dist – Chandrapur 441206 .