About Department


Welcome to the Modern College of Arts, Science & Commerce Library. We try to satisfy information needs of library users at the maximum level. We are giving technology based facilities and services such as Internet facility, Web-OPAC, Reference service through online databases, e-books & e-journals, e-bulletin, online information literacy programme, using anti plagiarism software for research scholars, book issue return through barcode scanner etc.

Name of the Department: Library and Information Centre
Year of Establishment: June 1970
Name of Librarian: Dr. Shantashree Sengupta
Library and Information Centre Website: http://opac.mcascpune5lib.com:8001/

The Library and Information Centre is fully automated with KOHA ILMS.

The Library collection is developed keeping in mind the interests and needs of all its users. It contains general course related books, specialized books, general reference books, special subject oriented reference books, rare collections, Audio and Video CDs, e-book CDs, e-journals (in print form). The collection comprises of books in English, Hindi, Marathi and Sanskrit language. Majority of the famous literary works by the Indian and foreign eminent authors are added in the collection. The periodical collection is also divided into general and subject related periodicals.

The college library is a Member of INFLIBNET’s N-LIST Programme through which e-resources can be accessed of renowned Academic Publishers like Cambridge, Elsevier, Springer, Oxford, Academic Press etc. It provides access to peer-reviewed journal articles of all subjects with a special collection of Scientific Journals. Downloading of e-books is also provided. Along with NLIST the library is also a member of DELNET; Jayakar Knowledge Resource Centre Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune; Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune; National Digital Library Repository.

Throughout the year the library receives donations of books from various Central and State Government Institutes and from Individuals. The library has an excellent collection of Rare Books which dates back to 1830s and huge collection of Reference Sources like Encyclopedia (General and Subject Specific), Dictionaries (General and Subject Specific), Biographies, Directories, Almanacs, Yearbooks etc.

Every year several Visually Impaired students take admission in Modern College, Shivajinagar. The College has a whole takes special care of these students. Library has special collection and facilities which is provided to the Visually Impaired students.

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Salient features of the Department


Library Timings:

Monday to Friday

08:00 a.m. to 05:45 p.m.

Saturday

08:00 a.m. to 04:00 p.m.

Book Issue/Return Timings

Monday to Friday

08:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 01:00 p.m. to 05:00 p.m.

Saturday

08:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 01:00 p.m. to 03:00 p.m.

Lunch Time: 12:30 p.m. to 01:00 p.m.

During examinations, library reading halls are open on Sunday also from 09:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. On weekdays, during examinations, library reading halls are open till 08: 00 p.m.

Services provided to the students and staff


Orientation Programme.
Reference Service.
Referral Service.
Book Lending.
Documentation & Information Service like Current Awareness Service (CAS) and Selective Dissemination of Information (SDI).
Reprographic Facility.
E-Newspaper Clippings Facility (through MODLIB LIbrary E-Bulletin).
Book-Bank Facility.
Reprographic Facility.
Separate Girls and Boys Reading Room Facility (with Mobile Jammer)
Inter Library Loan.
Separate computer terminals with Broadband Internet connectivity for Teaching Faculty & Research Students
Access to E-resources under INFLIBNET’s NLIST, DELNET, NDL, JKRC etc.
Internet Browsing in the Digital Section/E-resources Section of Library.
Institutional Repository.
Computer facility for Visually Impaired Students.
Wheel chair facility for Physically Disabled Library Users.

Library Collection Details

Total No. of Books (Volumes)

95848

a) Senior College

80818

b) Junior College Books

9751

c) Books received on Donation

5279

Total No. of Titles

57537

Journals Subscribed

80

Total No. of E-Journals
(Accessible By INFLIBNET’s N-LIST)

6000+

E-books accessible through N-LIST

31,35,000+

Amazon KINDLE Devices

10

No. of CDs

416

Angel Players

11 (For Visually Impaired Students)

Braille Books

14 (For Visually Impaired Students)

Audio Books

1374 (Only Visually Impaired Students)

Newspapers

20

All Modlibs published so far (All MODLIBs are available in the Institutional Repository as well as Library Website.)
http://dspace.mcascpune5lib.com:8090/xmlui/handle/123456789/15

Institutional Repository http://dspace.mcascpune5lib.com:8090/jspui/

Staff Profile:

Sr.No. Name Designation Qualification

1

Dr. Shantashree S. Sengupta

Librarian

Ph.D, JRF-NET, SET,
M.Lib-I.Sc, B.Sc (Chemistry), Diploma in Cyber Laws (DCL)

2

Shri. Prakash Sable

Assistant Librarian

B.Lib-I.Sc, B.A.

3

Shri. Raju H. Jadhav

Library Clerk

XIIth

4

Shri. Amit K. Valvi

Library Clerk

B.A. (Political Science)

5

Shri. Amit S. Salunke

Junior Clerk

M.Lib-I.Sc, M.A., B.Ed

6

Ms. Madhavi Kalwankar

Junior Clerk

M.Lib-I.Sc, M.A.

7

Mrs. Sarika Sable

Junior Clerk

M.Lib-I.Sc, B.Sc

Supporting Staff-

Sr.No. Name Designation

1

Shri. Sunil B. Hatode

Library Attendant

2

Shri.Tanaji B. Jadhav

Library Attendant

3

Shri. Suresh N. Marathe

Library Attendant

4

Shri. Balasaheb M. Bhadekar

Library Attendant

5

Mrs. Sangeeta S. Pingale

Library Attendant

6

Shri. Prakash B. Gurav

Library Attendant

7

Shri. Bhimrao T. Manjrekar

Library Attendant

8

Shri. Sanket S. Mulay

Library Attendant

Contact Us:

Address for Correspondence

Library and Information Centre,
Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce (Autonomous),
Shivajinagar, Pune 411005

Contact Number: +91 20 2553 5927

Intercom Extension Number <<228>>

e-mail: librarian@moderncollegepune.edu.in ; mcasclib@gmail.com