The Library, being the heart of the College, supports the College in its mission, “To advance learning and knowledge by linking theory and practice in all disciplines, and to prepare students for lifelong learning, leadership and careers in a changing multicultural world”. The Library provides adequate services to its users .The Central Library was established in 1997.

Mr. D.T. Satpute is a recognised guide of JJTU Vidyanagari, Jhunjhunu Rajasthan( Regn. No.JJT/2k9/SC/1532) in library science, under his able guidance Two Students have completed their Ph.D. work.

Minor Research Project Completed (2012 to 2014 ) by Dr. D.T. Satpute entitled -Study of Public Libraries in Rahata Tahsil funded by UGC,New Delhi( 65000/-)

Library Staff

Sr.No. Name Designation Qualification
01 Dr. Dattatraya Tukaram Satpute Librarian M.L.I.Sc.SET,NET,M.Phil,Ph.D.
02 Mrs. Sunita Shahaji Anap Library Assistant M.A. B.Lib.
03 Mr. Pradip Punjaji Game Library Attendant S.S.C.
04 Mr. Chandrakant Tupe Peon S.S.C.

Library Information

Total Area 3050 Sq. Feet
Users Students: 1767 ,   Staff: 81
Seating Capacity Reading Hall: 120 ,   Staking: 30 ,   Staff Reading Section: 30
Library Collection :
Books:- 23043 E-books:- 135000 E-Journals:- 6000
Text books:- 16599 Reference books:- 5795 Journal & Magazine:- 85
CD/DVD:- 276 Bound Volumes:- 221 News Paper:- 17


The Library is partially computerized with 20 computers. These computer are connected by LAN, out of these two computers are used for circulation one for OPAC Search and remaining are used for Online E-books and E-Journals Access and syllabus oriented activities.

OPAC library management system :

OPAC library management system provides Search option by Accession No., Title, Author, Publisher, Place, Book Editor, Editor Year, Pages, Copies, Volume No., Sources, Rate, Class No, Subject, Invoice, Remarks for librarian.

This Library automation Software is loaded with some important library functionalities like Book Accession, Periodical Accession, and Disc Accession. After accessioning, the books and periodicals are ready for circulation. Books reservation functionality is also part of library management software as some highly demanded library items can be reserved by members. Librarian can define number of reservation & reservation period of each member group.

Daily/monthly/yearly reports can be generated from the library management software. Report can be extracted item wise like report will explain how many items are issued, expired, out of use etc. Member wise report can also be generated. For example if you want to generate a report for a particular member for some specific period. You can print Accession Register, Membership Register, book Issue Register, Reservation Register, Binding Register, Fine & Write-Off Registers. Book Card- Title wise-Author wise-Language wise subject wise Class no. wise & Budget wise are available in library automation software.

Institutional Membership

  • ⚬  N-LIST-( National Library and Information Services Infrastructure For Scholarly Content).
  • ⚬  Jayakar Library, Savitribau Phule Pune University.
  • ⚬  PVP.College, Pravaranagar.
  • ⚬  Arts Commerce & Science College, Satral.
  • ⚬  Arts Science & Commerce College, Kolhar.

Institutional Membership:

  • ⚬  Circulation of Books :-Charging and Discharging of books are fully Computerized through bar-coding system.
  • ⚬  Reference/Referral Services :- Library Provide Ready Reference Services to UG and PG Students, and Faculty Members.
  • ⚬  Reprography :- The Library provides Reprographic Services ( Photostate /Xerox Service ) to all UG and PG students with nominal charges.
  • ⚬  Bibliographic Compilation :- The Vriddhi Software gives information of books ( Title, Author, Name of the Publishers, Place of Publication, Date & Year of Publication, Edition, Pages, Acc.nos. of books).
  • ⚬  Current Awareness Services: - Purpose of Current Awareness Services is to inform users about the new acquisition in the library. Particularly we have used Display board and shelves to draw attention in recent addition.
  • ⚬  Internet Browsing: The Library provides Internet browsing services. 20 Computers are connected by BSNL Broadband and available to students and faculty members to search desired information. These services are used to review e-books, e-journals and for variety of study related reasons.

Inter Library Loan

No Library is an Island to satisfy the needs of the readers. The Libraries have to share the resources with other libraries. We share the resources with the following Libraries.

  • ⚬  Jayakar Library, Savitribai Phule Pune University.
  • ⚬  PVP.College Library.
  • ⚬  Arts Commerce & Science College, Satral.
  • ⚬  Arts Science & Commerce College, Kolhar.

E-books & E-Journals :

The library is regular subscriber of N-LIST e-books and e-journals, users can access 135000 e-books and 6000 e-journals. The library provides user name and password for accessing e-resources. The student can access e-resources anytime and anywhere in the world.

Book Bank Facility :

The Library Provides book bank facility for needy, poor and clever students. Shree Siddhivinayak Ganpati Temple Trust Prabhadevi,Mumbai has been giving free syllabus oriented books to the college.

Audio-visual aids Facility :

Library has a collection of 276 CDS/DVDS on Various Subjects

User Orientation :

Library has organized User Orientation Program for the new admitted students and provide information about Library collection, library services & facilities. It also gives information about arrangement of library.

Journal Holding

Name of the Periodical :

  • 01. Akshar Vaidarbhi
  • 02. Anuvad
  • 03. Asmita Darsh
  • 04. Electronic For You
  • 05. Granthaparivar
  • 06. Journal of Bio-Science
  • 07. Journal of Genetics
  • 08. Krushi Vidnyan
  • 09. Kurukshetra
  • 10. Lokrajya
  • 11. Sahakari Maharashtra
  • 12. Sahitya Amrut
  • 13. Samaj Prabodhan Patrika
  • 14. Sampada
  • 15. Sanshodhak
  • 16. Satyagrahi Vichardhara
  • 17. Spardha Mitra
  • 18. Udyojak
  • 19. IUP Journal of English Studies
  • 20. Saileela
  • 21. Vasant
  • 22. Ruchi
  • 23. Dnyanamrut
  • 24. Arogya Spandan
  • 25. Chanakya Mandal
  • 26. Spardha Pariksha Nokari Sandarbha
  • 27. PCMB
  • 28. Science Reporter
  • 29. Chronicle
  • 30. Competition Success Review
  • 31. Economics Affair
  • 32. Indian Journal of Agriculture Economics
  • 33. Indian Journal of Chemistry Section-A
  • 34. Indian Journal of Chemistry Section-B
  • 35. Indian Journal of Economics
  • 36. Indian journal of heterocyclic Chemistry
  • 37. International Journal of Chemical Sciences
  • 38. Journal of Rural Development
  • 39. Osho World Patriks
  • 40. University News
  • 41. Vyapari Mitra
  • 42. Yojana

Library Membership

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Frequently Asked Questions

Ques. 1 Who can become regular member ?
Ans:- Students who are admitted in the College, can become regular member of the Library.

Ques. 2 Can I use library for a short period of time.
Ans:- Yes, for persons from academic institutions or industries , membership shall be given for period of one day Charging Fees Rs 50. For one week by charging fees Rs 200. You will have to bring your Identity card or letter of your Institute and Passport size photograph.

Ques. 3 Can you tell me Photocopy charges per page ?
Ans:- Photocopy facility is available in the library itself. Photocopy charges are Rs 1.per page.

Ques. 4 What can be Photocopied ?
Ans:- Entire book cannot be photocopied. Periodical articles can be photocopied. Ph.D. Thesis and Dissertations cannot be photocopied.

Ques. 5 How do I access Electronic Resources of College ?
Ans:- After Your Admission Library Provide You User Id and Password for Accessioning Electronic Resources. You can access E-resources through login http://nlist.inflibnet.ac.in this website.

Quse. 6 Can I Search all the resources of the ASCR College Library ?
Ans:- You can search almost all of the content from ASCR College Central Library print and digital collections, including books, articles, images, manuscripts, data, sound recordings and much more. More details are available at college website.

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