WELCOME! To Chhatrapati Shivaji College,Satara
  Shivaji Library:-  
 

INTRODUCTION
           
Shivaji Library is established in 1947. It aims to fulfill the information needs of the students, faculty & research scholars of Chhatrapati Shivaji College. This library provides the reading materials to its readers.  It caters to a wide-ranged subject clientele of students, faculty and staff members.  All bibliographic details of books are accessible through the OPAC.

AREA OF LIBRARY   
:-

1 Central Library       : 5302 sq. ft.
2 Study Room           952 sq. ft.
3 Journals and Periodical Reading Zone : 210 sq.ft.
4 Lounge area for relaxed reading : 418 sq.ft.

GOALS :-

  1. To promote the reading habits.
  2. Extensive use of Reading material.
  3. To provide every reader his / her book & Information.
  4. To see that every book has its reader.
  5. To save the time of the user / reader.
  6. Library is growing organization. A Step towards development.
  7. To Computerize the library house keeping activities.

 

VISION :-

  1. To enable students, faculty, researchers, research supervisors and research reviewers work in context with designing and documenting research activities by allowing for diversity of views.
  2. To protect the users right of information.
  3. To provide value added services to the differently abled, female students, Researchers inside the institute & outside the institute.
  4. To work in partnership with individuals and institutions for promoting research interest and building research portfolios for the development of readers.
  5. To create the best citizen for nation building.

 

MISSION :-

Be a catalyst to knowledge and thought through dissemination, documentation and communication in studies and research with a blend of academic rigor and practical relevance. 

TOTAL NO. OF READERS :- 4168

COLLECTION OF LIBRARY :-


Sr. No.

Particulars

Total

01

Books

130126

02

Journals & Periodicals

79

03

Theses & Dissertations

41

04

Bound  Volumes

1150

05

C.Ds. & D.V.Ds.

253

06

News papers

14

SECTIONS OF THE LIBRARY :-

There are 13 units in which whole library is divided as under.

  1. OPAC  & Processing Section
  2. Circulation Section
  3. Reference Book Section
  4. Text Book Section
  5. Periodical & Journal Section
  6. Bound Volume Section
  7. Students Study Room
  8. Separate Seating arrangement for study to the Physically-Challenged students.
  9. Separate Seating arrangement for study to the faculty members.
  10. Computer section with 14 P.Cs. and three Printers
  11. Lamination section.
  12. News Paper Reading section.
    13. Separate Journals Reading Zone

Working Hours :-


Sr. No.

Particular

Working

Days

01

Central Library

10.30 a.m. to 05.30 p.m.

Monday to Saturday

02

Study Room

07.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m.

Monday to Sunday

SERVICES :-

  1. Book-Bank
  2. Inter library loan
  3. Current Awareness Service
  4. Selective Dissemination of Information
  5. Clipping Service
  6. Reprographic Service
  7. Reference and  Referral Service
  8. Internet Service
  9. Issue a set of text books free of cost to disabled students & to students of Earn & Learn Scheme.
  10. On Line Public Access Catalogue  Service (OPAC)
  11. Extension Service
  12. Question Papers
  13. Open Access

TRAINING PROGRAMMES :-

  1. User orientation programme
  2. Library Management Certificate Course

 

LINKAGES OF THE LIBRARY :-
1. Member of Inflibnets N-list.
2. Disha Project.
3. Rayat Talent Search.
4. Karmveer Vidya Prabodhini.
5. Karmveer Vidya Prabodhini’s Competitive Examination Centre.
6. 21 colleges around the Satara city.
7. Br. Balasaheb Khardekar Library, Shivaji University, Kolhapur.
8. Yashwantrao Chavan Institute of Science, Satara
9. Dhananjarao Gadgil College of Commerce, Satara
10. British Library

SPECIAL SERVICES

1. To the Ph.D. scholars
2. To the citizens of Satara city
3. Students those who are preparing for Competitive Examination and NET / SET examination.

SELF FINANCIAL COURSES

Life Long Learning and Extension Department, Shivaji University, Kolhapur's three months Certificate Course of Library Management is conducted every year.

BEST PRACTICE

In order to promote the reading habits best reader award is given every year to students and faculty.


 
Founder: Padmabhushan Dr.Karmaveer Bhaurao Patil     Established: 1947 
Designed Nitin Pawar@PREDesignmedia