Knowledge Resource Centre (Library)

R.S. Mundle Dharampeth Arts & Commerce College Knowledge Resource Centre (Library) was established in the year 1960 , Mr Ramdasji Joshi was the founder librarian of this library. Form 1960 till date library collection has been developed as per the academic and research needs of the students and faculty. Every year a duly constituted Library committee is established under the chairmanship of Hon Principal for book selection and policy decision making about the library.

Basic Information - Basic information about the library is as follows

Name & Address of the LibraryR.S. Mundle Dharampeth Arts & Commerce College, North Ambazari , Road, Nagpur - 440010
Telephone No.0712-2557612 (Extn 37)
Carpet Area25 x 60 Sq Feet
Founder LibrarianShri Ramdasji R. Joshi (1960 to Jan 2000)
LibrarianDr. [Ms.] Manju N. Dubey
Every year for collection development of books and for policy decision making about the library a Library Committee is established under the chairmanship of Hon Principal. In the academic session 2009-10 the library committee is as follows

Dr. [Mrs.] Sandhya NairHon Principal & Chairperson
Dr. R. G. AshtikarMember
Dr. Mohan NagraleMember
Dr. Manju N. DubeyLibrarian
Mr. Y. V. DhavleAssistant Librarian, Member

Library Collection : Library Holdings as on 31/03/2009 are follows -

Number of Books41000
Cost of BooksRs 2168892/-
Total No of Newspaper 12
No of Journals/Periodicals23

Library Timing

Taking into consideration the academic and research needs of the students and staff library services are available to the users from 08.30 am to 05.30pm from Mon to Sat (2nd & 4th Saturday are Off). Library runs in two different shifts so as to provide uninterrupted service to the users.

Library Facilities

  1. Reading Room
    Reading Room of the library is open for serious study by the students and teachers from 08.30 am to 05.30 pm.We subscribe to 23 Journals and periodicals in the library of academic research and even general interest of students and teachers.We subscribe to 12 Newspapers in the library.

  2. Circulation
    As per the time table of students issue hours of the library are as follows:
    • Senior College : 9 am to 12 pm
    • Junior College : 11 am to 01.30 pm

    Text books as well as books of general interest are issued to the students form library.

  3. Internet
    We provide web enabled services to the students in the library. Internet based services are available to the students for their academic purpose. Online browsing and Download of Journals is also available in the library through Internet.

  4. Research Facilities
    We welcome research queries from our faculty as well as faculty from other institutes. We put all our efforts to provide pinpointed exhaustive and expeditious service to the research students through our reference collection as well as through Internet.

  5. Reprographic Services
    Recently we have purchased a new Photocopying machine in the library and Photocopying facility is made available to the students at nominal charges.

  6. Departmental Libraries
    In order to provide research attitude among students Departmental Libraries have also been established for individual departments. These libraries are under the control of respective HOD's where students can get personal guidance from faculty for their academic pursuit and guidance for their projects and assignments.

  7. Automation
    We are in a process of complete automation of library services; we have purchased a new library software package LIBMAN for automation of library. Presently we have three computers in the library. Database of books up to Acc No 47000 is already entered in to the system. New books purchased are entered online in to the system. Student's database has also been created in to the system and from next academic session we are planning to distribute Digital Library Cards to the students.

  8. Library Staff
    We have professionally qualified library staff to provide efficient services to the students and teachers List of library staff is as follows

Name Designation Qualification
Dr. [Ms.] M. N. DubeyLibrarianMSc,MLISc,BEd,NET,PhD,MA(Eng Lit)
Mr. Y. V. DhavleAssistant LibrarianB Sc MLIsc
Mr. K. B. TekadeLibrary AttendantHSSC & Tabla Visharad
Smt. M. V. Ghormare Library AttendantHSSC
Mr. N. R. BobdeLibrary AttendantHSSC
Mr. A. M. WadsamudrakarLibrary AttendantHSSC & Certificate Course in Library Science
Mr. M. M. TandekarPeon8th Pass