Library
Library occupies a place of pride in Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar College of Arts Commerce and is an essential component of the College for outstanding research and education mission. It is a most lively place on the campus providing a safe, comfortable and friendly environment that enables learning and advancement of knowledge, and promotes discovery and scholarship. The mission of the Library is to facilitate creation of new knowledge through acquisition, organization and dissemination of knowledge resources and providing for value added services.
Our Team:-
Umesh G. Harde – MLISc - MPhil
Librarian
He Has Presently Working as a Librarian Since 2009 at Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar College of Arts, Commerce and Science.He has Published several papers in Seminar, Conferences at State and National Level. He is Life Member of Various Professional Association viz. VLA, NUCLA.
Library Attendents:-
     
Membership and Rules:-
  1. Entry to the library is restricted to the bona fide 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 The borrowing facility can be withdrawn or restricted in case of misconduct by any user.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 2012 stands as follows:
Resources Numbers
Books 24506
Reference Collection 950
Periodicals 50
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 Serviceer 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.
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