About the Library

Library is the heart of the College and it is a place for: "Provide Right Information at the Right Time, in the Right Place, in the Right Way to the Right Person".

The Baburaoji Gholap College Knowledge Resource Center (Library) has started its service in the year 1989. From the same year all the students have been given open access to books so that they can see, read and then issue the books for home reading. Students can also issue separate books & magazines for reading in the reading hall as a "Reference Service". More than 100 students can sit in the study hall and all library functions have been partially automated with "ERP" Library Management Software. Journals and Magazines are purchased for library users and library is having membership of Jaykar library, Savitribai Phule Pune University to meet users need. The college registered under N-LIST Program for e-resources having 31, 35, 000 e-books and 6000 e-journals.


Library Committee

Sr.No Name Member
1Principal Dr. N. L. GhorpadeChairman
2Lt. V. A. NAikwadiMember Secretary
3Mrs. A. P. Jadhav Member Co-ordinator
4 Mr. B. U. Kangude Member
5 Dr. V. M. Bansod Member
6 Dr. M. M. MainkarMember
7 Dr. M. S. Misar Member
8 Dr. M. N. Shewale Member
9 Mr. P. R. Yewale Member
10 Ms. P. M. Bharambe Member
11 Mrs. M. L. KumbharMember
12 Mr. K. R. Kalamkar Member

Library Staff

Sr.No Name Designation Qualification
1 Lt. V. A. Naikwadi Librarian B. Sc., M. Lib. & I .Sc., NET
2Mrs. M. L. Kumbhar Library ClerkM.Com, B.Ed
3 Mr. Y. N. MadaneLibrary ClerkB.A, D.Ed
4 Mr. K.R. Kalamkar Library Attendant B.A.
5 Mr. S. L. Kumbhar Library Attendant B.A.
6 Mr. B.G. Gaikwad Library Peon10th

Library Collection

Sr.No Faculty/Stream wise Books Total Book
1 Under Graduate (UG) 23572
2Post Graduate (PG) 4080
3 Computer Science (CS) 7136
4 Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA)2580
5 University Grant Commission (UGC)6768
6 BCUD168
7 Multipurpose Institute (DBM & DCM) 693
8 Donated Books 457
Total 45454

Non Book Material Collection

Sr.No Non Book Material Total
1 CD/DVD350
2 Periodicals (Journals & Magazines) 37
3 Newspapers16
4 Dissertations/Thesis09


Sr.No Organization/Institute
1 Jayakar Library, SPPU, Pune
2 N-LIST, Inflibnet,

News Paper List

Sr.No Name
4Maharashtra Times
5Navbharat Times
11Times of India
12The Hindu
13Indian Express
14Economic Times
15Pune Mirror
16Employment News

Journals / Periodicals

Sr.No Name of Journal & Periodical
Science Faculty Journals
1Current Science
2Resonance - Journal of Science Education
3Bulletin of Material Science
4Journal of Astrophysics & Astronomy
5Pramana - Journal of Physics
6Journal Of Chemical Science
7Proceedings (Journal of Mathematical Sciences)
8Science Reporter ( English )
9Journal of Biosciences
10Nelumba:The bulletin of the botanical survey of India
11Down to Earth
12Journal Of Environmental Biology
13Bionano Frontier
Economic/Commerce Journals
14Chartered Acountant
15Journal Of Accounting & Finance
16Arthshastra : Indian Journal Of Ecomics& Research
17The IUP Journal of Applied Economics
18The IUP Journal Of Applied Finance
Computer Science /Electronics Journals
19International journal of Information System
20Electronics For You
21Indian Journal of Electronic Circuits, Devices and Systems
22Open Source For You
Arts Faculty Journals
23Samaj Prabodhan Patrika
24Parivartanacha vatsaru
26Contemporary Discourse
27Reader's Digest
28Harper's Bazaar
29Spardha Pariksha (Marathi)
30 Lokrajya
31Chanakya Madal Parivar
33University News
34Sahitya Suchi
36Electronic Granthalaya

Library Services & Facilities

  1. Library Web Portal
  2. Web OPAC
  3. Book Bank Scheme
  4. Internet service
  5. Reference Services
  6. Newspaper stand
  7. Reading Hall
  8. Suggestion Box
  9. Home Lending of books

Best practices

  1. Book Exhibition
  2. Book Display
  3. Displaying new arrivals
  4. I card Generation
  5. Library Orientation Programme
  6. User Education /Information literacy programme
  7. Newspaper clipping
  8. Career/ Employment information services
  9. Best reader award
  10. Open Access

Library Membership

Necessary Documents for Teachers & Students:-
  1. For Teachers: Appointment Order, Passport size Photo.
  2. For Students: Admission Receipt, Passport size Photo.

Library Rules


  1. Books/Periodicals or any other library material can be issued only after showing a valid I-Card.
  2. Every Student entering the Library premises should have a valid college identity card. It should be produced as and when demanded.
  3. Identity card and Library card are non-transferable.
  4. Every student is expected to read and strictly follow the instructions given on the reverse side of the Library Card.
  5. Books will be issued for a period of 8 days only.
  6. Re-issue of the books will depend upon the demand for the same.
  7. If the Book is lost or damaged, the students must replace the book with new copy of latest edition.
  8. Reference Books/Journals will be issued Under Graduate students in the library premises only and Reprography service will be made available, if necessary.
  9. Students must handle books, periodicals, etc. with great care, any attempt to damage books or Periodicals, by defacing or tearing the pages will treated as serious misconduct and strictly dealt with.
  10. If the Original identity card or Library card is lost a duplicate will be issued on payment of Rs.50/- each.

Reading Hall

  1. A complete silence and strict discipline should be maintained in the library and Reading room.
  2. News papers and Magazine must be read only in the Library and should not be taken outside.
  3. Use of Mobile Phone in the Library is strictly prohibited.
  4. If any reference book is required in the reading hall, student should approach the librarian.
  5. All cases of disregard of these rules will be reported to the principal for appropriate action.

Research Support

  1. Library provides research support for all researchers in the college by various ways like helping them in finding related study material from different resources.
  2. Library Portal: Library has created a portal of all open access scholarly databases including Shodhganga & Shodhgangotri, Digital Libraries available online for their patrons and researchers. Researchers can search their material for their resources by accessing portal.
  3. Consortia: Subscribed UGC N-LIST consortia through which patrons can access paid e-books and e-journals.
  4. Book & Journals Facility: Library provides books and subscribed journals for all researchers on all working days and hours.
  5. Reference Service
  6. Established separate Digital Library for accessing e-resources.
  7. Information Literacy Programme PG students & Researchers.

Contact Information

Lt. V. A. Naikwadi
Designation:- B. Sc., M. Lib. & I .Sc., NET
Contact No:- 020-27280204 Ext.-231
Email Id:-