Open Access E-resources

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The following databases, repositories, search engines are very useful for teachers and students of all disciplines-

  • N-LIST (National Library & Information Services Infrastructure for Scholarly Content)
  • Shodhganga : a reservoir of Indian theses & INFLIBNET
  • National Digital Library : Repository hosts contents from multiple subject domains like Technology, Science, Humanities, Agriculture and others.
  • e-PG Pathshala : High quality, curriculum-based,interactive content in different subjects across all disciplines of social sciences, arts, fine arts & humanities, natural & mathematical sciences, linguistics and languages is being developed by UGC.
  • SWAYAM : National MOOCs Portal developed by MHRD, Govt. of India
  • NPTEL : National Programme on technology Enhanced Learning. It provides E-learning through online web and video courses in Engineering, Science and Humanities streams.
  • NOPR : NISCAIR Online Periodical's Repository
  • DOAJ : Directory of Open Access Journals
  • मराठी विश्वकोश : The Marathi Encyclopedia (or Marathi Vishwakosh) is an online free encyclopedia in Marathi Language, funded by the Government of Maharashtra,India.
  • Rare Book Society of India : The Rare Book Society of India is the first of its kind - it is a virtual space for rare book collectors and history buffs to read, discuss, rediscover and download lost books. Provides Open Access.
  • OALIB : Open Access Library. It provides free Access to 42,26,570 Academic Articles
  • Project Gutenberg : Offers over 53,000 free e-books
  • Google Scholar : Provides a search of Scholarly Literature
  • Internet Archive : It is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.


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  • Orientation Programme
  • Reference Service
  • Referral Service
  • Book Lending
  • Documentation & Information Service
  • Reprographic Facility
  • Newspaper Clippings Facility
  • Book-Bank Facility
  • Reading Room Facility
  • Inter Library Loan
  • Audio-Visual Hall
  • Separate computer terminals with Broadband Internet connectivity of 10 Mbps for Teaching Faculty & Research Students
  • Wi-fi facility
  • Access to E-resources under INFLIBNET's NLIST Program
  • Internet Searching & Printing
  • 15 KVA UPS back up is available in the library


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The Library collection is developed keeping in mind the interests and needs of all its users. It contains general course related books, specialised books, general reference books, special subject oriented reference books, rare collections, audio-cassettes, videocassettes, 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.

Since 2010, the college library is a subscriber of INFLIBNET’s N-LIST Programme through which e-resources can be accessed of renowned 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 ebooks is also provided.


      • TOTAL NO. OF BOOKS (VOLUMES) : 87821
      • Senior College : 56881
      • Books purchased under UGC Grants : 20205
      • Junior College Books : 10018
      • MCVC : 717


  • TOTAL NO. OF TITLES : 65021
  • E-books accessible through N-LIST : 31,35,000+
  • NO. OF CDs : 575
  • Newspapers : 09

Rare Books, Annual Reports and Knowledge Resources for Library Enrichment:

The College library has a very good collection of rare books dating back to 1902. Most of the rare books are in Sanskrit, Marathi and English. Some of the titles are Plato, Sankshipt Mahabharat, Prachin Charitrakosh, Maharashtriya Dynankosh, Hindu Dharma Shikshan, Epigraphia Indica etc. These rare books are maintained specially and binding of these books is done as and when required. Although these books are not under circulation but users can access these books on I-Card in the Library.

Rare Collection of Annual Reports on Indian Epigraphy (1887-1998) published by Archaeological Survey of India is available in the Library.

The library has plans to digitize these collections and put it on the library website so that the knowledge in these books can reach to all without any limitations of location and time.

The library also has an extensive collection of reference sources like Encyclopedia Britannica, Dictionaries, Biographies etc. Other than the old and new edition of Encyclopedia Britannica, the library also has Special Encyclopedia and Dictionaries like Itihas Shastra kosh, Manasshastra Kosh, Arthashastra Kosh, Aitihasik Shabdkosh, Sarita Kosh etc.


The Rare Book Society of India

The College Library has joined the open virtual platform of rare digitised collection of books, paintings, artefacts, sculptures, artefacts, articles, essays, videos which are under open access and can be freely downloaded for teaching and research purposes.


Muktabodh Digital Library of Muktabodh Indological Research Institute:

Muktabodh Digital Library is a project of the Muktabodh Indological Research Institute to preserve endangered texts from the religious and philosophical traditions of classical India and make them accessible for study and scholarship worldwide. It consists of three separate collections namely:

  1. i. Vedic Manuscripts of Gokarna Collection (open access and freely downloadable PDF files)
  2. ii. An on-line searchable digital library of rare Sanskrit texts, initially focused on Kashmir Shaivism, then broadening to Trika-Kaula, Saiva-Siddhanta, Pancaratra, Natha Yoga and other tantric works. (open access and freely downloadable PDF files)
  3. iii. The Paper Transcripts of the French Institute of Pondicherry. (Registration required)


Journal/Periodical Holding:
The College Library Subscribes Journals/ Periodicals related to the various subjects taught in the college and on demand lists received from the Faculty Members. Their are some general reading magazines also. Each academic year the journals are renewed and new journals are added as per the requisitions received from the teachers/students and final approval of the Principal.


The Subject wise List of Journals subscribed by the College Library is as follows :
Subject: Marathi

  1. १. ललित
  2. २. साहित्यसूची
  3. ३. आजचा सुधारक
  4. ४. सत्याग्रही विचारधारा
  5. ५. महाराष्ट्र साहित्य पत्रिका
  6. ६. मेहता मराठी ग्रंथ जगत
  7. ७. समाज प्रबोधन पत्रिका
  8. ८. साधना

Subject: Hindi

  1. १. आजकल
  2. २. हंस
  3. ३. मधुमती

Subject: English

  1. 1. Littcrit
  2. 2. Asian Journal of English Studies

Subject: Economics

  1. 1. Yojana
  2. 2. Economic Challenger

Subject: Commerce

  1. 1. The Chartered Accountant
  2. 2. Business Strategy
  3. 3. Journal of Commerce & Management Thoughts
  4. 4. Business Today
  5. 5. उद्योजक
  6. 6. वाणिज्य विश्व
  7. 7. संपदा

Subject: Psychology

  1. 1. Psycho lingua
  2. 2. शिक्षण आणि समाज
  3. 3. शिक्षण संक्रमण
  4. 4. शिक्षण समीक्षा

Subject: History

  1. 1. The Quarterly Review of Historical Studies
  2. 2. संशोधक
  3. 3. भारतीय इतिहास आणि संस्कृती

Subject: Geography

  1. 1. National Geographic

Subject: Botany

  1. 1. Indian Farming
  2. 2. Indian Horticulture
  3. 3. Advances in Pharmacology & Toxicology
  4. 4. बळीराजा
  5. 5. गोडवा शेतीचा

Subject: Physics

  1. 1. Indian Journal of Pure & Applied Physics
  2. 2. Current Science
  3. 3. Electronics For You

Subject: Chemistry

  1. 1. Indian Journal of Chemistry Sec-A
  2. 2. Indian Journal of Chemistry Sec-B

Subject: Computer Science

  1. 1. Digit
  2. 2. Open Source for You

General Periodicals/Magazines

  1. 1. University News
  2. 2. सैनिक समाचार
  3. 3. मराठी विज्ञान परिषद पत्रिका