A Library is a heart of educational setup. A well equipped and well-managed library is the foundation of modern educational structure and as yard-stick in assessing an institution's growth, progress and success; it is the focus of attention in a college. Our college Library came into existence in the year 1982. It is functioning from Morning 09.00 am to 12.00 midnight.
A Library is a collection of information resources & services; exist to disseminate information to the user community. Modern libraries are increasingly being redefined as places to get unrestricted access to information in many formats and from many sources.
The Rural Engineering College Library of Shanti Vardhaka Education Society came into existence in the year 1982.
The technical library is an integral (heart) part of every technical institution. The quality of technical education is greatly linked with the collection development and services provided by the library. Its mission is to made available its collection to the academic students & faculty through lending, copying electronic, search, bibliographical and information using the principle of service differentiation towards different user groups.
It aims to bring the latest and best text online to academic institution & their students.
Library is providing Reference service, Reprographic Service and index service to the Faculty members and students.
Recently, separate Browsing Section has been established for browsing the e-Journals, CD's Floppies etc for the Faculty members and students in supporting their Project Work, Research Work and for fulfillment of academic requirements.
The library started its Automation in the year 2003 and now it is fully automated by using EASYLIB Software. Bar-coding work is completed and circulation of books is being carried out through the computer. Two books are issued to a student for one week. OPAC system is provided to the users for easy searching of their required material immediately.
The library is having over 52,042 volumes in its collection including General, SC/ST and ST Book Bank Schemes covering eight branches of Engineering with Humanities and Science and Post Graduate courses i. e. MCA. Every year, books are purchased as per the requirements of curricula. As on today, more than 13,018 titles covering different areas in engineering and Technology and MCA disciplines are made available to our students to facilitate them in assimilating and grasping the concepts and ideas in various subjects in this fast, tremendous changing Technology. Generally two books are issued to a student for one week and under Book Bank Scheme books are issued for a semester.
Library is having well ventilated Reading Hall and separate Reference Section of selected books including Text Books, Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Year Books, Directories and Data Books forms part of the library for the use of faculty members and students. The library has large collection BIS specifications, Project Reports, Proceedings of Seminars/Conferences and bound volumes of back issues of the journals (1515). Books of competitive exams like GATE, GRE, TOEFEL, CAT etc are available for the students so as to equip them to face such exams while they are in the final year of their study.
During the last academic year 2010-11 undergraduate library added 2196 volumes and 468 titles worth of Rs. 7, 96,289.00 into its stock. And PG Library (MBA/MCA) added 92 volumes and 33 titles worth of Rs. 27,521.00 into its stock. In addition the library is adding minimum 1200 volumes every year.
The library is subscribing 57 National Journals (Hard copy) + 29 General Magazines and National, Regional and Local News Papers largely.
Our library is a customer of INDEST-AICTE Consortia since 2007. Here we have subscribed three packages i.e. ASCE, ASME and IEL (Single User) online e-Journals. And also renewed IEL single user packages worth of Rs. 3, 86,750.00 for the year 2010-11.
Library is also having collection of Video Cassettes 53, C D's 1846, Floppies 350 on a variety of subjects.
|1||Umesh B. Masimade||Senior Librarion|
|3||Swamidas S R||Asst. Librarian|
|4||Uttam L Kiwade||Asst. Librarian|
|5||Harshavardhan Maga||Asst. Librarian|
|7||Aamir Md.||Asst. Librarian||8||M.G Gade||Library Counter Assistant|
|9||Omkar Biradar||Library Counter Assistant|