Executive Summary

‘Library Is Heart of every Institute’.

The ADCET central Library is one of the biggest and well equipped libraries in Maharashtra. Library has strong collection of reading material including Books, Bound Volumes of Periodicals, dissertations and non- print material such as E-Books, E-Journals, CDs, and NPTEL Video Lectures. Library is fully computerized using Vidyasagar v4.0 LMS and provides Web OPAC and OPAC Mobile App facility to all readers. ‘This library offers total OPEN ACCESS to all readers.’ Central Library has excellent digital library Section and provides access to E-resources.

Library At A glance

Sr. No. Description Figure
1 Total No. of Books 56863
2 Total No. of Titles (Including E-books) 18066
3 E-Books 10164
4 Total No. of Print Journals 63
5 Total No. of Print Magazines 12
6 Total No. of E-Journals 1379
7 Total No. of CD’s & DVD’s 4030
8 Video Lectures NPTEL,DELNET
9 Total No. of Periodical Back Volumes 1815
10 News Paper (Daily/Weekly ) English + Marathi 7
11 Total Area Acquired 1232 Sq. m.
12 Total Investment Rs 2,48,09,137/-

Library Timings

Library : 09.00 am to 6.00 pm

Reading Room : 09.00 am to 2.00 am (Including Sunday and Holidays)

Library Access

Library observes open access to users. User may go to stack, browse the collection and select required book. To assist users shelf list are provided in Stack Section.

'Knowledge is Free at the library; just bring your own Container.’

Library Services

  • Book Circulation.
  • Reference and Referral Service.
  • Journals and General magazine section.
  • Newspapers.
  • Reading Room Facility.
  • Digital Library facility.
  • Book Bank Scheme for all students.
  • Web OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) and OPAC mobile App.
  • Reprographic service.
  • Database of Previous Year Question Papers
  • Bound Volume collection.
  • Book Your Book
  • New Arrival Service.
  • Dissertation Collection.

Best Practices

  • Total Open Access to all Readers.
  • Display of “Library Charter.”
  • Book Bank Scheme for all Students.
  • Web OPAC and Mobile App facility available.
  • Providing reference and referral service.
  • Reading Room facility is available from 9.00 AM to 2.00 AM including Sunday and Holidays.
  • Library Orientation and Know your Library Program i.e. Library Tour for FY students.
  • DELNET Document Delivery Service and Inter Library Loan Service.
  • Email alert service for book transactions.
  • Conducting workshop on New Trends in Library Science for Librarians & Faculty.
  • Casual Readership for other College Students.
  • Know Book Content Service.
  • Database of Previous Year Question Papers.
  • Use of QR code for Quick Access.

Library Infrastructure

Total Area of Library = 1232 sq. m.

Sr. No. Description Area (in Sq. m.)
1 Stack Room 350
2 News Paper 88
3 Periodical Section 103
4 Digital Library 103
5 Reading Room 158 ( Girls)
322 ( Boys)
7 Reprographic Section 10
8 Acquisition Section 20
9 Stamping Processing 23
10 Librarian 25
11 Ladies Wash Room 10
12 Gents Wash Room 20(3+17)
  Total 1232

Library Sections

  • Stack Room
  • Acquisition And Processing Section
  • Circulation Counter
  • Periodical Section
  • Reference Section
  • Reprography Section
  • Digital Library
Library Sections