Shri Shivaji College Of Arts, Commerce & Science, Akola

Central Library

  1. Name of the Department : Central Library

  2. College Library is established in 1963.Earlier it was Housed in old building and Then shifted in a new building in 1996.Total carpet area of library is 3000 sq ft .three floored stack room. Separate Reading Room , Reference Room, circulation department, Space for OPAC, News Paper reading section, Staff reading Room, Librarian’s Room, Reprographic section. The Library rendered Various User Friendly Services like Reference Service, Bibliographical service, News Paper Clipping Service, Reprographic Services, Inter Library loan , Book Bank , etc. The Library Started Best Practices to provide effective Library services like Question Paper of Previous University Examinations, For selection of Books Every year Library organize Book Exhibition, New Arrivals are displayed , Best library User Award is given to Student from all three faculty every Year , etc.

  3. Library at Glance

  4. Total No of Books 53956
    Total No of Journals & Periodicals 060
    Bound Volumes 650
    Total No of Maps 200
    CD’s 250
    Project Report 200
    E-Books 4GB
    Member INFLIBNET NLIST Project for E-Journals & E-BOOKs
    Library Timing’s 7.00 A.M. To 6.00 P.M.

    Total Number of Books Purchased in Session 2009-2010

    Total No of Books 1420 cost of Rs 401496.00

    Sections of Library

    • Acquisition
    • Circulation
    • Cataloguing
    • Serial Control
    • OPAC
    • Reading Room
    • Reprography
    • Network Resource Centre
    • Digital Library
    • Computerized Library with SOUL Software & Barcoding of Books & Members is Complete.
  5. Faculties in the Department : 01

  6. A. Name of the Faculty Member Ashish S. Raut
    B. Designation Librarian
    C. Qualification B. Sc., M. Lib. & Isc. (SET)
    D. Teaching experience 14 yrs
    E. Research experience 4 years
    F. Cell No. 91-9822731118
    G. Ph. No. 91-724-2433438 Ext.
    H. email address etc
    I. Membership of professional bodies, editorship of journals NUTA / LIS Study circle / FEDPHUKLA

  7. Details of Administrative / Technical Staff

  8. 01. Shri. V.P. Masram Assistance Librarian M.lib, M.Phil , MS/CIT
    02. Smt. B. S. Gharpalkar Library Clark M.lib, M.Phil, MS/CIT
    03. Mrs. V. R. Dhotre Library Clark
    04. Mrs. A. M. Sonkhaskar Library Clark
    05. Shri. R. W Adhau Library Attd.
    06. Shri S. Y. Ranpise Library Attd.
    07. Shri M. I. Rajput Library Attd.
    08. Shri V. G. Rajbhoj Library Attd.
    09. Shri S. S. Ingale Library Attd.

  9. Number of NET/SET : 01
  10. Learning Resources of Department : 7 Computers/Educational CDs./DVDs & 15 nodes of computer for Internet & use of NLIST through NRC
  11. Faculty Members Participated in National and International Conferences
  12. Sr no

    Name of Conference

    Place and Name of the Sponsoring Agency

    Date /Place/Level

    Paper Presented / Attended


    StateLevel Conference on Librarianship in the Era of Information Technology

    Library & Information Science Study Circle, Amravati.

    25th & 26th Sept. 1999



    National Seminar on IT-Current Trends

    Department of Computer Science & Engg., Amravati University, Amravati.

    22-24 Jan,2000



    State Level conference On Total Quality Management in Academic Libraries

    LIS & Amravati University College Librarians Association

    9th & 10th Dec 2000.

    Paper Presented


    State Level conference On Academic Libraries in Information Technology Environment

    LIS Study Circle , Amravati.

    12th & 13th Jan 2002



    National conference

    Shri Shivaji College of Arts , Commerce & Science , Akola

    18th – 19th Jan 2003



    International CALIBER-2003 on Mapping Technology on Libraries and People


    13-15 Feb 2003




    State Level Conference on Qualitative Services in Academic Libraries

    LIS Study Circle , Amravati

    22nd & 23 rd Jan 2005



    State Level conference on Librarian : A Teacher

    Vidarbha Library Association, Nagpur

    7th & 8th Jan 2006



    International CALIBER-2006 on Dynamic Interoperable Web Based Information Systems

    Gulbarga University Library, & INFLIBNET Karnataka

    2-4 Feb 2006



    University Level conference on Information Literacy

    LIS Study Circle , Amravati

    Amravati /12th March 2006



    State Level conference on Current Trends in Academic Library Services

    LIS Study Circle , Amravati

    Amravati / 20th-21st Jan 2007



    State Level conference on  Importance of E-Commerce in Present Age

    UGC Sponserd, Shri Shivaji College of Arts , Commerce & Science , Akola

    Akola / 20th Feb 2007



    State Level conference on Librarian and ICT

    VLA, & Shri saint gajanan Maharaj College of Engineering , Shegaon

    Shegaon / 16-17 Feb 2008

    Paper Presented


    International CALIBER-2008 on From Automation to Transformation

    University of Allahabad & INFLIBNET

    Allahabad / 28th-29th Feb& 1stMarch 2008



    Workshop University Level College Office & Library Computerisation

    Shri Shivaji College of Arts , Commerce & Science , Akola

    Akola / 05 Jan 2009



    State Level conference on Importance of Innovative Practices in Higher education

    NAAC & Smt K. L. Mahavidyalaya , Amravati

    Amravati / 10th & 11th Jan 2009



    International CALIBER-2009

    Pondicherry University and UGC INFLIBNET

    Pondicherry /  25-27 Feb 2009


  13. Programes organised by the department
  14. Sr. No.

    Name of Activity

    Name of Speaker


    Topic of lecture



    Inauguration of Gazal Website developed by Dr S N Raut Renowned Poet & Faculty of College

    Adv Arunbhau Shelke


    E-books & their Use

    Student , Staff & readers world wide


    Book Exhibition

    Adv Arvindji Tidake

    25-27 Dec 2008

    Reading Habits

    Student, Staff members


    Inauguration of OPAC

    Dr. Vijay Bhatkar



    Student, Staff members


    Book Exhibition

    Dr. Ranjeet Sapkal & Anup Bhosale

    25-27 Dec. 2009


    Student, Staff members

  15. Research Activity
  16. Minor Research Project :- Completed MRP Sanctioned By UGC of Rs. 125000.00 Title of MRP “Study of Best Practices in the Academic Libraries of Rural & Urban areas in Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University region”

    PhD Registration :- Registration at SGB Amravati University on Topic “An Evaluation of Best Practices Suggested by NAAC and their Adoption for Up-gradation in the CollegeLibraries in Maharashtra “’under the guidance of Dr. D. Rajyalakshmi

  17. Best Library User award Given to the students from Arts,Commerce & Science Faculty /The award is sponsard by Librarian/This service is started from 2003 List of Students Awarded Best Library User Award
  18. Year





    Miss.Sushama P Bhatkar

    Mr.Purshottam G. Sarode

    Mr. Sachin P. Dongare


    Pallavi Bakale

    Roshan Sonar

    Mr. Chatan Jayale

  19. Other any Highlights i.e. Notable
    1. Department Organise Wachan Spardha for Developing Reading Habits amongst Students in Collaboration with Marathi Department
    2. Department Organise Book Exhibition Every Year
    3. Department Organise Postor Compitition & Essay Compitition
    4. Department Organise Inaugaration of Web Sites of our College Lecturers ‘Gazals’
    5. Department Celebrate Jayanti of Dr S. R. Ranganathan Father of library science

    a Chair Person in the conference Raporture in State Level conference

    Gauest Lecture

    1. Ministry of HRD, Government of India. , Organized Teacher Training Program at Government Bed College , Akola deliver Lecture on Topic New Trends in Library science on 24-30 Sep 2007
    2. Mr A. S. Raut Working as a Chairman of technical session for Workshop on Different Scheams of Raja Rammohan Roy Foundation to Provide Grants Organised by Raja Rammohan Roy Granthalaya Pratishtan Kolkatta & Shaskiy Jilha Granthalaya, Akola
    3. Mr. A. S. Raut Deliverd a series of Lectures in M.Lib. , M.Phil. , B. Lib. & I Sc Classes of YCMOU Nashik in L.R.T. College
  20. Renowned Personalities Visited Our Library
    1. MLA Mrs. Kusumtai Korape
    2. Dr. Annasaheb Korape
    3. Dr. Vijay Bhatkar
    4. MP Sanjay Dhotre
    5. Mrs. Sumantai Gawande Mahapaur
    6. Mrs. Ashvinitai Hatwalne Mahapaur
    7. Mr. Chandrakant Rokade
    8. MLA vasantrao Khotare
    9. Nimbalkar Vice Chancelar
    10. Rajdatta Famous Director
    11. Lakshmikant Deshmukh

  21. Best Practices of Libraries
    • New Arrivals are Displayed
    • Book Exhibition
    • Poster Competition
    • Ranganathan Jayanti Celebration
    • Best Library User award Given to the students from Arts, Commerce & Science Faculty
    • Collection of University Question Papers from last 10 Years & provided it to Students on Demands
    • Scholar card issue to Meritorious Student
    • News Papers Clipping Files
    • Digital Library Service
    • Library is Computerized with SOUL Software
    • Extended Hours for Users
    • Suggestion Box & timely Response

Online Services by SGBAU –E-Resources

Sr. No. Online Services by SGBAU – Resources Links
01. SGBAU Question Papers View
02. Syllabus - SGBAU View
03. E-Content by SGBAU View
04. SGBAU Question Papers/ Links View