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.


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.


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)


a) Senior College


b) Junior College Books


c) Books received on Donation


Total No. of Titles


Journals Subscribed


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


E-books accessible through N-LIST


Amazon KINDLE Devices


No. of CDs


Angel Players

11 (For Visually Impaired Students)

Braille Books

14 (For Visually Impaired Students)

Audio Books

1374 (Only Visually Impaired Students)



All Modlibs published so far (All MODLIBs are available in the Institutional Repository as well as Library Website.)

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

Staff Profile:

Sr.No. Name Designation Qualification


Dr. Shantashree S. Sengupta


M.Lib-I.Sc, B.Sc (Chemistry), Diploma in Cyber Laws (DCL)


Shri. Prakash Sable

Assistant Librarian

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


Shri. Raju H. Jadhav

Library Clerk



Shri. Amit K. Valvi

Library Clerk

B.A. (Political Science)


Shri. Amit S. Salunke

Junior Clerk

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


Ms. Madhavi Kalwankar

Junior Clerk

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


Mrs. Sarika Sable

Junior Clerk

M.Lib-I.Sc, B.Sc

Supporting Staff-

Sr.No. Name Designation


Shri. Sunil B. Hatode

Library Attendant


Shri.Tanaji B. Jadhav

Library Attendant


Shri. Suresh N. Marathe

Library Attendant


Shri. Balasaheb M. Bhadekar

Library Attendant


Mrs. Sangeeta S. Pingale

Library Attendant


Shri. Prakash B. Gurav

Library Attendant


Shri. Bhimrao T. Manjrekar

Library Attendant


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