The library is a central part of intellectual and cultural life at Read. Its mission is to provide collections and services that support the educational goals of the college.
Libraries often provide quiet areas for studying, and they also often offer common areas to facilitate group study and collaboration. It provides physical or digital access to material and may be a physical building or room, or a virtual space, or both. A library’s collection can include books. Magazines, journals, newspapers, Reference Books Etc. The College Library is situated on the first floor having about this much space. In addition we have reading room for students and staff members.
The following facilities is offered by the library staff to students and teachers:-
- Reference Books
- Competitive Exams Papers
- Maintaining silence to support pleasant learning atmosphere.
- Story books
- Library Orientation: Every year we introduce our liabrary facility to our new students.
- News Paper Service: Our College provide different newspapers to the students as well as staffs.
- Job News: Displaying recruitment news on Notice board.
- It procures general reference books such as dictionaries, directories, encyclopedias, as well as some subject specific reference books.
- Study material for competitive exam.
- Web OPAC
- Strict discipline and silence are to be observed in the Library.
- Each user would be provided with library cards for issue of books.
- Issue of books for home –Each student would be issued two books at a time for a period of one week.
- Reissueof books by a user may be allowed maximum twice more after first issue.
- Failure to return books on Due-date would compulsorily lead to penalty of Re.1/- per dayfor all students.
- A‘No Dues Certificate’ for each student is to be obtained from the Librarian while withdrawing any student from school.
- Dictionaries, Encyclopedias etc. would not be issued.
- Newly purchased books will not be issuedto any user for at least one month. But it will be displayed separately as new arrivals.
- Issue of subject reference books- Only subject reference books from reference section would be issued for home use on those days when the successive day is a holiday. The book will have to be returned on the next working day.
- In case a user loses a bookhe/she would have to either replace the book or deposit three times the price of the book in the library.
- Magazines and periodicalsmay also be issued for a Week only.
- Library books are to be deposited at least one week before leaving the station or any break (Short Vacation) and 15 days before any long vacation.
- Each Student would be provided with two Library cards for issue of books. For this purpose students should manage two Passport size recent photographs in School-Uniform.
- All students should maintain a Book-review-Note during Library period-study as per given format. For this purpose a 40 pages paperbound copy will be sufficient.
- Library Books can be issued and returned during Library Period of the class only and not in any teaching period.
|Sr. No.||Journals & Magazine|
|1||Accounting Research & Audit practice|
|2||Banking & Finance|
|4||Economics & Political Weekly|
|5||Bombay Chartered Accountant Journal|
|7||Indian Journal of Finance|
|8||Indian Journal of Marketing|
|9||Journal of Accounting & Finance|
|10||Journals of Commerce & Management Thought|
|12||Prabhandhan: Indian Journal of Management|
- The Times of India(English)
- Mumbai Sakal(Marathi)
Open Access Publishing Network (OAPEN)
National Digital Library of India
Programming Language Online Library
- Open Access E-Resources: Free and Downloadable
- National Digital Library of India (NDLI) (MHRD-Govt. of India and IIT-Kharagpur Initiative) (5, 89, 89,683 items hosted as of 16-January-2021).
- National Science Digital Library (Developed by CSIR-NISCAIR).
- Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more. (20 million books, 4.5 million audio recordings, 4 million videos, and much more)
- LoyalBooks – Free Public Domain Audiobooks & eBook Downloads
2. Open Access E-Books
- DOAB (Directory of Open Access Books): 29,872Academic peer-reviewed books from 393 publishers
- Digital Library of India (Project funded by the Govt. of India.) (38,280 books in PDF format)
- ManyBooks: Ultimate guide to free e-books, offers more than 50,000 ebooks to be discovered!
- PDFDrive – PDF Drive is a search engine for PDF files. As of 03-09-2020, there are 84,552,812 eBooks for you to download for free.
- OpenStax – Free, flexible, peer-reviewed Textbooks available in convenient formats for students (Science, humanities, social sciences, commerce, etc.)
- Open Textbook Library– Textbooks every student can access and afford. These books have been reviewed by faculty from a variety of colleges and universities to assess their quality.
- Free Book Notes – An aggregate literary resources of over 53,000 books
- Free-eBooks.net– Thousands of free books to read whenever and wherever you like!
- FreeTechBooks– Database of Free, Open Access Online Computer Science books, Textbooks, and Lecture Notes-
- Commons Open Educational Resources – OER Commons is a public digital library of open educational resources.-
- Bookyards– Library to the world – Over 24,000 eBooks freely available.
3. Open Access Audio Books
- LibriVox: A library of around 14,000 audio books freely available on the internet in the public domain.
- Open Culture: 1,000 free Audio Books Downloadable
4. Open Access E-Content (Videos, Tutorials, Interactive Content)
- e-PG Pathshala: A Gateway to all PG Courses – High quality, curriculum-based, interactive content in different subjects across all disciplines.
- Vidya-Mitra: Integrated E-Content Portal – Project of MHRD-Govt. of India & INFLIBNET – e-Text, Videos, e-Tutorials for UG & PG Students.
- SWAYAM-PRABHA– Free DTH Channels for Education: Project of MHRD-Govt. of India & INFLIBNET – 32 DTH Channels telecasting of high-quality educational programmes on 24X7 basis
- CEC-UGC Edusat: Consortium for Education Communication from UGC: A YouTube Channel of The Consortium for Educational Communication popularly known as CEC is one of the Inter University Centres set up by the University Grants Commission of India.
5. E-Learning Courses Platforms
SWAYAM : (Study Webs of Active Learning for Young Aspiring Minds) SWAYAM is a programme initiated by Government of India. Courses delivered through SWAYAM are available free of cost to the learners, however learners wanting a SWAYAM certificate should register for the final proctored exams that come at a fee and attend in-person at designated centers on specified dates.
UGC MOOCs: A Vertical of SWAYAM
NPTEL: (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning) A Project funded by the MHRD, Govt. of India.
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|1||Mr. Sudesh N. Kadam||I/c Principal||Chairperson|
|2||Mr. Vikram Kasabe||Librarian||Secretary|
|4||Mrs. Jyothi Vasantha Poojary||Asst. Professor||Member|