Vivek Education Society's

Vivek College Road, Goregaon West, Mumbai-400 104

Affiliated to University of Mumbai, Recognized by U.G.C. under section 12(B) & 2(F) of the U.G.C.Act.

022-28744058/28781536   vivek_college@hotmail.com

Library

Books become permanent companions. Sometimes, they are born before us; they guide us during our life journey and continue for many generations. -Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam

Library

Objectives of the Library

To provide resources to enrich and support the curriculum

To build positive attitude towards overall development of the user through resources

Organize the library resources to facilitate their use

Provide guidance and aid to faculty and students in use of library resources


About Library

College Library is situated in the 4th floor of the College building covering 3800 sq.ft. with reading room capacity of 200 students

Library Timing : Circulation Hours (Issue & Return)

Reading Room & Computer Research center
Monday-Saturday : 7.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.
Sundays/ Holidays :closed
Only Reading facility available at School side classroom With prior permission
Monday-Saturday : 5.00 pm to 8.00 pm
Sundays/ Holidays :9.00 am to 8.00 pm

Network Resource Centre has 8 Computers for students with free internet facility and print service

Inflibnet N-list database is made available to provide access to e-journals and e-books

Automated Library with MICM net Solutions Library software with Cataloguing and Circulation module

Provides additional Library card to students to inculcate reading habits

Scholar card is issued in addition to the Library cards to the rank holders of each class

Book Bank Facility extended to B.Com students

Library Collection as on 30th July 2021

Books Total No of Book
Reference Books 19128
Text Books 12098
Fiction 2734
Cds 826
Maps 30
Back Volume of Journals 1605
Newspapers 17
Periodicals 102

Library Staff & Designation

Name Designation
Mrs. BinduVarma Librarian
Mr. Mahadev Hadkar Library Attendant
Mr. Krishna Polumure Library Peon
Mrs. Kavita Kamble Library Peon
Mr. Ketan Rathod Library Peon
Mrs. Lata Bare Library Peon
Mr. Mahendra Kamble Library Peon

Library Services

1. Issue of books

Textbooks - Will be issued against your library card for home reading

Reference Books- Will be issued only for current reading which should be returned the same day

Fiction- will be issued to students against their card for home reading

Periodicals- Will be issued for current reading which should be returned the same day

Back Volume of Journals- Previous 5 years journals are bound and indexed, which can be issued for current reading

2. Reading Room

Library services is open to all current year students

Ex-Students Can avail only the reading room of the library by paying nominal annual membership fees

3. Book Bank Facility

College Library Book bank facility extended to economically weak students of B.Com section(Annual income of the family below Rs.3, 00,000) Set of books will be issued for that semester to the students selected by Library Committee.

For details contact College Librarian.

4. Newspaper Clippings

Staff members mark articles relevant to their subject, which are displayed on the library notice board.

5. Reference Services

Help the students with different library materials available.

6. Indexing service

Offers computerized search service.

7. New Arrival Display

List of new books purchased are displayed on the library notice board and also uploaded on the Library Blog.

8. Internet Facility

Eight computers are allotted to students to access internet for their academic needs.

9. Printout Facility

Printout facility available to students at concessional rate

10. I-Card & Library Card

I-card and Library cards are issued from the library

11. Question Paper

Previous years question papers available in the Library

12. Syllabus

Latest syllabus available in the library and also made available on the college website.

13. Suggestion Box

Students are given liberty to suggest books and Library Committee after scrutiny approves the same.

14. Scholar Card

Issue scholar card in addition to their library cards to the rank holders of each class.

15. Information Literacy

Guiding students to use the technology, internet resources and e-resources

16. OPAC

Computer with library software is kept at the entrance of the library for students to access the library catalogue and also WEB OPAC is available through the college website, library tab.

17. Advance Learners

Students studying for competitive exam and other exam can issue related reference for home reading by paying a refundable deposit.

18. Display of books on important days

Important days of History are marked and paid obeisance by displaying related collection of books available in the Library.

19. College Website

All the information relating to the library is available in the library tab of the college website. WEBOPAC can be accessed to know the availability of the resources in the library.

20. Electronic counter

Laptop, LCD and its accessories, projection screen, mike, amplifier, speaker, camera are issued to the staff on lecture basis or for college events.

21. Photo Gallery

Folder is maintained of all the photographs of activities held in the college.

Activities Conducted

Book-Bank Scheme:

Under these schemes the Library Committee selected economically weak students from B.Com Degree section. They are given full sets of text books for both the Semesters. Students are required the return the books in good condition immediately after the term end exam.

Orientation Program:

As a Part of a User Education an Classroom Orientation Program was organized for students of first year classes –aided & self-financing. Through Power point presentation the Librarian acquaints them with the functioning of the library.

Earn while you Learn scheme:

Four students are selected to acquaint them to the functioning of the Library. They help in shelving, sorting, stock taking etc. Students are employed for a month in the month of May

Career Corner

Display information relating to different courses for students to make them aware of different career fields. Brochure or Announcements received from various institutes are displayed.

Sale of withdrawal book:

Sale of withdrawal book and Magazines held in the start of the academic year. Textbooks are sold at Rs.10, Reference books at Rs.15 and Magazines at Rs.5 each.

Weekly written Quiz:

After the first year students join in Every Monday 10 multiple choice questions are displayed on the library notice board. Students write the answer and drop it in the box provided. Along with the new set of questions, previous questions, answer and winners are also displayed. Students winning the maximum number of quiz will be awarded in the Annual prize distribution function.

Preliminary written quiz:

Interested students appeared for the quiz in the classroom. Top three students from each class FYBCom, SYBcom, TYBCom, BMS, BSc.IT, BI, AF, FM, BMM, M.Com are selected for the final round of quiz.

The Annual Library Quiz:

The Annual Library Quiz is held in the bedrock hall. The quiz Masters will ask question to each team and the questions are displayed on the projection screen also. There are 5 to 6 rounds. The winning teams get prize in the prize distribution function.

Book Review Competition:

Students can review books in English, Marathi, Tamil or Malayalam. Staff members are generally the Judge for the competition. The winning students are awarded in the Annual prize distribution function.

Book Exhibition:

Book Exhibition is held along with School and Junior College. Publishers/Distributors take part in the exhibition by displaying wide range of books on various subjects. The exhibition caters to students from K.G. to P.G. The exhibition is open to the general public also.

Prize coupon:

During the Annual Prize distribution function, prize winners – academic and co-curricular winners are given coupons with which they could select books of their choice from the book exhibition. If students had any particular choice of books not displayed in the exhibition, the distributors arrange to make the books available.

Saraswati Pooja:

Saraswati pooja is held during Dushera in the Saraswati temple situated in the library reading hall. Students and staff take the blessing of goddess Saraswati.

LIBRARY RULES

STUDENTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE BOOK BORROWED ON YOUR CARD.

YOUR LIBRARY CARD IS NOT TRANFERABLE. BOOK WILL BE ISSUED ONLY AGAINST THE LIBRARY CARD OF THE PERSON RECEIVING THE BOOK.

TEXT BOOKS AND FICTION WILL BE ISSUED FOR HOME READING FOR ONE WEEK TO B.COM STUDENTS(AIDED) AND PROFESSIONAL COURSE STUDENTS(UNAIDED)

REFERENCE BOOKS & PERIODICALS WILL BE ISSUED ON ALL THE DAYS DURING THE WORKING HOURS OF THE LIBRARY FOR CURRENT READING WHICH SHOULD BE RETURNED THE SAME DAY

REFERENCE BOOKS & PERIODICALS WILL NOT BE ISSUED FOR HOME READING.

PREVIOUS YEARS QUESTIOND PAPERS CAN BE ISSUED FOR CURRENT READING

STUDENTS SHOULD CHECK THE BOOKS WHILE ISSUING AND BRING TO THE NOTICE OF THE LIBRARY STAFF IF ANY DAMAGE, FAILING TO WHICH THE STUDENTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE DAMAGE OF THE BOOK SUBSEQUENTLY DISCOVERED

BOOKS/PERIODICALS DAMAGED OR LOST MUST BE REPLACED OR PAY THE COST OF THE BOOK LOST.

FINE OF RE 1/- PER DAY WILL BE CHARGED IF THE BOOK IS NOT RETURNED WITH IN THE DUE DATE.

FINE OF RS 50 /- PER DAY WILL BE CHARGED IF THE CURRENT READING BOOK IS NOT RETURNED THE SAME DAY.

DUPLICATE I-CARD AND LIBRARY CARD WILL BE ISSUED IN THE LIBRARY AFTER SCRUTINY,ON PAYMENT OF RS 100 /-

MOBILE PHONE IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED IN THE LIBRARY, IF FOUND WILL BE CONFESCATED.

SILENCE SHOULDE BE MAINTAINED IN THE LIBRARY

RESULT WILL BE GIVEN TO THE STUDENTS ONLY IF THEY HAVE RETURNED ALL THE LIBRARY BOOKS / BOOK BANK BOOKS.

Library Committee

Chairman

Dr.Vijetha Shetty - Principal

Secretary

Mrs.Bindu Varma - Librarian

Members

Dr. Malathi Iyer

Prof. Prabhakar Mausam

Prof. Vivek Singh

Prof. Tanvee Narvekar

Responsibilities of Library Committee

To ensure relevant and latest collection of books, periodicals and electronic resources to support the curriculum and build the character of the users

To allocate budget to procure library resources.

To provide assistance to economically weak students through book bank facility

Keep abreast of the latest information by recommending purchase of books/journals/others

To inculcate reading habits through activities

Decide on all the matters relating to the Library

Recommend a Book

Free Sources

Some of the Open Access Database for Students

11) Indira Gandhi National Open University ( IGNOU)

Click here to View

12) E- PG Pathshala

Click here to View

13) National Digital Library of India (NDLI)

Click here to View

14) Vidyamitra

Click here to View

15) Internet Archieve

Click here to View

16) Google News

Click here to View

17) UPSC Civil Service Exam preparation

Useful Websites for UPSC Civil Services Exam Preparation

Ministry of External Affairs. Important for Bilateral and International Relations - Click here to View

Budget and Economic Survey - Click here to View

Press Information Bureau Website, for Policy issues, Important Current Affairs and Government Programs - Click here to View

NCERT Texts as PDF - Click here to View

NIOS Online Materials - Click here to View

IGNOU Books - Click here to View

Yojana and Kurukshetra Magazines - Click here to View

Official Website of UPSC. You can find notification, application, Previous Year Papers etc here - Click here to View

PRS Website for tracking bills in Parliament - Click here to View

IDSA for Defense and Foreign relations - Click here to View

Indian Council for Global relations - Click here to View

Ministry of Environment and Forests - Click here to View

Press Trust of India - Click here to View

India Brand Equity Foundation for economy and business - Click here to View

Basic Economics Knowledge - Click here to View

Make in India initiative for manufacturing related info - Click here to View

Useful Magazine Websites

Frontline For in-depth Current Affairs analysis - Click here to View

Economic and Political weekly - Click here to View

Down to Earth - For the latest news, opinion, and blogs on environment and science from India and Asia - Click here to View

Pratiyogita darpan - For exam oriented current affairs, solved papers, toppers interview etc - Click here to View

World Affairs Journal - For a detailed analysis of current happenings of the world - Click here to View

Yojana - For socioeconomic analysis of current trends in society - Click here to View

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