Jayawantrao Sawant Institute of Management & Research, Hadapsar, Pune(Institute Code: MB6143)

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About Library

The JSPM’S Jayawantrao Sawant Institute of Management & Research Library was established in 2007 and spread over 122.25 Sq.mts situated at the basement front of the building, It is also very peaceful and luminescent. The library has developed an excellent collection which has more than 7180 books and Journals. The library has also developed non-book collection which includes compact discs. Besides this, it also maintains separate collection of reference books, bound volumes of journals, project reports. The library is also the member of British library and Jayakar Knowledge Resource Centre SPPU. The entire collection has been classified as per the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) system. The library has open access i.e. the students are allowed to enter the book stack and choose. The students can also available of the reading room facility, which has a seating capacity of around 75 students. JSIMR Knowledge Resource Centre library use of Autolib Library Management Software, along with barcode technology. The library remains open from 8.30 am to 5.30pm throughout the year except Sunday, First Saturday and Third Saturday & Public holidays. library has approximately 258 users including visiting faculty, core faculty, departmental staff & Students of MBA.

Aim and Objectives

To support the teaching, learning, scholarship and research activities of the institute using the state of the art library and information services.
Its mission is to achieve excellence and professionalism in library services and help its users to achieve their goals by providing innovative world-class information services. 

Library - Vision

1. Integrate innovative approaches to how the Libraries develop, disseminate, and preserve collection and information resources
2. To provide a student- centred learning environment that facilitates transference of information and to cater to the needs of its users to access it.
3. To augment and maintain collections in support of the academic pursuits of the College.
4. To explore and implement innovative technologies and services to deliver information and scholarly resources, conveniently to users in the campus. To also provide well-equipped and functional physical spaces where students can pursue learning independently beyond the classroom.

Library - Mission

1. Leadership for the selection, organization, access, and preservation of sources of knowledge in all formats;
2. To provide comprehensive resources and services in support of research, teaching, and learning needs of the academic community
3. To facilitate access to right Information at the right time in the right manner so as to produce productive citizens to this great nation in general and to our community in particular.
4. Putting technology to use innovatively for the flexible delivery of services and resources to users regardless of location within the campus.

Library at a Glance

The Library is having all modern infrastructure structure facilities with reading room capacity of 75 seats .
The Digital Library is having 05 computers and connected with Internet facility.
The Library is having more than 7100 volumes of books and subscribing 26 printed National journals. The Library is subscribing the J-Gate databases and Free Open Access Databases like National Digital Library (NDL), Shodhganga, Rare Books, free Access e-books providing them through the Digital Library and JSIMR Institute wide network to all the students and staff.

Library Working Hours

Library Timings are as follows:
Monday – Saturday : 08.30 a.m. to 05.30 p.m.

Issue/Return Timings
Monday – Saturday : 08.30 a.m. to 04.30 p.m.
Reading Hall Timing : 08.30 am to 05.30pm
Examination Time : 08.30 am to 09.00pm
Reading hall will open during Sunday on examination session.

The Library will remain close on first & third Saturday and public holidays.

Library Advisory Committee- Year 2018-19

Sr.No. Name Designation Role in Committee
1 Dr. Anita N. Khatke Director Chairman
2 Prof.Amol K. Marade Librarian Secretary
3 Dr.Manohar Karade Asso. Prof Member
4 Prof. Vinay Bhalerao Asst. Prof Member
5 Prof. Sandeep Raskar Asst. Prof Member
6 Mr. Shrijit Pillai Student Representative Member
7 Ms. Kashmira Pandit Student Representative Member

Library Sections

Main Book Section (Stack Section):
Main book section has a rich collection in Management. The collection comprises mainly with books, MBA II Year Project, Biographically Resources, Motivational books, Novels, dictionaries, back volumes of Journals, etc. The collection is heavily used by the faculties, students, retired faculties, alumni members, corporate members, project coordinators, and research scholars. Above collection is housed on the ground floor of the library. The library has segregated specialized collections having separate sections.

Circulation Section:
The circulation section is situated on ground floor of library, the gateway between users and documents so it plays a major role to library and Information System. The Autolib library software is used for handling various tasks of circulation section. The books can be issued after showing the library card which is issued after availing library membership.

Periodical/Journals Section:
Journals (current and bound) are issued strictly for reference in the library against library card not more than one journal shall be issued (overnight) for reference at a time. The journal must be handled with care. Photocopies of the articles published in the journal are allowed within the Institute premises.

E- Resources Section / Digital Library:
The e-learning section maintains a large collection of digital learning collections, like; Subscribe of Databases J-Gate, NDL, Shodhganga, Free open Access Databases, Rare books, Free open access e-books, moodle Link to access full text e-resources, indexes, textbook CDs and video cassetts . The e-learning sections have the readymade desktops to use of digital learning materials. The section is aimed to provide barrier free access and independent reading of library materials.

Project Report Section:
Project reports (summer & final) are strictly for reference in the library and photo shot is generally allowed.

Reading/Reference Section:
The library provides a quiet area for studying, and a common area to facilitate group study and collaboration. The reading rooms are open from 8:30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. on all working days while the reading room remain entirely closed on first & third Saturday, public holidays. Admission to the reading room is library membership card.

Newspaper Section:
The newspapers, press clippings are strictly for reference and study without removing any page/press clipping. Photo-copies are allowed within the Institute premises. The newspaper(s) should be folded properly after reading and kept back in the designated place.

Facilities & Services

Reference Service:
Library houses all important reference sources like encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks and manuals, statistics, yearbooks, magazine and newspapers. The collection ranges from general to subject specific sources. All the reference sources are housed in the ground floor reference section. Users can also contact staff on duty for any assistance.

Inter Library Loan:
Library maintains an inter library loan arrangement with leading from various libraries. Apart from this, the library also has membership with DELNET, INFLIBNET and INDEST AICTE Consortium. Hence, all possible efforts must be made to make available the learning resources needed for the faculties, staff and students.

Reprographic Photocopying Services:
Presently library maintains one heavy duty photocopying machine. Provide photocopying service to the Students.
Copyright for reprographic services:
1. Allows the copying of content from Indian publications as well as those from other countries.
2. Reduces the risk and the potential cost of copyright infringement.
3. Distribute the photocopy in the secured network of the organization. Scan material and form digital copies.
4. Make available the digital copies in secured network of the organization.
5. Make photocopies of a photocopy.
6. Take topics from books for reference and distribute it in the organization.

Conference Alert Facilities:
The library has a display panel on the front portion of library for displaying information, conference alerts, newly available book/ journals, events, and achievements of the Institute.

Issue/Returns and Reservation:
All kind of queries by the users are being performed by this section. The library circulation section performs various activities like:
1. Providing library membership and issuing a barcode generated ID card.
2. Issuing a duplicate library cards in loss.
3. Issue/Return/Re-Issue and reservation of books, compact disk, bound volumes,etc.
4. Collection and remittance of overdue charges, reminders for overdue books.
5. Cancellation of membership and issue of No-dues.
6. Recovering the cost of books if loss by users.

Book Bank:
The book bank is in the library of the Institute. The collection consists of prescribed text-books in paperback editions. Book bank has to the S.C. & S.T backward students through provisioning of a maximum of 6 books per semester.

Digital Library Services:
Digital library provides access to Subscribes of J-Gate Database , Free open Access Database Like NDL, Shodhganga, to Search Full text e- resources & Indexes of Journals ,Text books & Reference Books CDs to the , available in library, to free Internet Surfing to the Digital Library Section.

General Rules for Library

A. Library Card:
A prospective member can avail this facility by approaching to an authorized library official. In case of students, the applicant has to be a currently a registered student. In case of faculty/ Staff, the application is duly forwarded through registrar. Every effort would be made to make the card available to the applicant within 03 (three) working days.


B. Loan privilege and period of loan:
The number of books that could be borrowed by a member from the library depends on the credentials (decided from time to time) of a member.
Students : 02 Books for 08 days
Faculty Members : 15 books for one semester
Other Staff : 10 books for 30 days
Book Bank Scheme : 06 books for one semester


C. General rules/information for library users:
1. The library card is not transferable.
2. Members are responsible for any damage caused by them to the books or any other property belonging to the library and shall be required to pay the penalty imposed upon them by the librarian.
3. The librarian reserves the right to suspend the membership of any member found misbehaving, abusing the library staff and or behaving in an indecent manner or engaging in activities which will disrupt harmony and peace in the campus.
4. The members caught tearing pages/stealing of books will be suspended forth with from using the library facilities and further disciplinary action will be initiated against them by the Institute.
5. Books/Journals etc. removed from the shelves should not be placed back, but left on reading tables which will be kept back in the respective shelves by the library staff
6. Project Reports material should not be taken out of the library.
7. Each member will be issued a library card. If the library card is lost, Rs.20/- will be charged for an issue of duplicate.
8. Borrower should check the book before borrowing. If a book is torn, soiled due to rain, stained due to photocopying or loose from binding, this should be reported to the library staff at the counter. Borrower is responsible for the condition of the book while returning.
9. Borrower retaining book beyond the due date will be required to overdue charge of Rs. 2 per day per book.
10. A minimum fine of Rs.200/- will be charged for any book damaged due to photocopying, rains, stains, torn, loose binding or plastic cover of the books being removed or torn.
11. Library members, who have paid deposit, should claim their deposit amount within one year from the date of expiry of their membership failing which the amount will be forfeited.
12. If a book is lost or damaged, the borrower must replace the book, or in case of non-availability, pay the cost at the rate then prevailing, or the original rate.
13. A person loosing or damaging library books repeatedly shall be debarred from using the library.
14. Smoking, eatables and drinks are not allowed in the Library and reading hall.
15. Mobile phones to be switched off or to be kept on silent mode in the library premises.
16. All readers are required to maintain discipline in the library.
17. Library staff will not be responsible for reader’s personal books.
18. Library users may be asked to present their bag for inspection by library staff, as well as any books or folders they are carrying.
19. Photography is not permitted unless permission is sought- via security staff in the first instance.
20. CD-ROMs will be issued only for the use in the office during issue hours.
21. All the members must return the books/publications borrowed by them to the library, when called for by the library for physical verification or for any other purpose.
22. No outsider can use library resources without written permission from faculty in-charge Library.
23. The following categories of books, journals etc. shall not be issued out of the library.
        Books treated as reference by the library.
        Bound and unbound journals, bulletins, reports etc.
        Project reports
24. Photocopying Service is available in the Library. Document Such as Seminar Reports, Mini Project reports and Projects reports will not be permitted for photocopying purpose.


D. Overdue of books:
1. No overdue publications are renewed over telephone or through any kind of message/letter. The publications are to be presented physically at the issue counter for renewal.
2. Overdue charge is Re. 2/- per day per book. The statement of fine in respect of every member of the Institute will be sent to the accounts section for recovery.
3. If any member fails to return books, library will issue a reminder after one month from the due date and then the case will be put up to Director for necessary action.
4. If any of the borrowed publications is not returned within three months from the due date then it will be presumed that the book is lost and a notice will be issued giving two weeks time for replacement failing which recovery will be made.


E. Book Bank Rules & Regulations:
1. As per the scheme, maximum 6 books (depending on availability) of the current subjects may be issued to the student for one semester and students are expected to return the books within a week from the date of final examination of semester.
2. The book will be given to the SC & ST Categories students
3. All those students who are availing the facility must ensure timely return of the entire set of books provided to them within seven days of completion of their examination in the concerned semester.
4. If any student availing the facility losses the book / damages the book / disfigures the book, he/she shall replace the volumes with new book (or pay 2 times the cost of book when the book is not available in market).
5. Students are advised to make effective use of these valuable books. You are requested to ensure discipline and cooperation for the smooth functioning of this facility.


F. Reading Room Rules:
All kind of queries by the users are being performed by this section. Please read the general library rules for the details regarding new membership registration, overdue charges, borrowing facility, fine for lost/ damaged books, and other norms. The library circulation section performs various activities like:
        1. Providing library membership and issuing a barcode generated ID card.
        2. Issuing a duplicate library cards in loss.
        3. Issue/Return/Re-Issue and reservation of books, compact disk, bound volumes, etc.
        4. Collection and remittance of overdue charges, reminders for overdue books.
        5. Cancellation of membership and issue of No-dues.
        6. Recovering the cost of books if loss by users. .
All the library users must sign in /out register lying with the attendant at the gate.
Users should maintain peace and silence in the library and should not disturb other readers in the library. Smoking /eating/drinking is strictly prohibited in the library premises.
Users leaving the library should permit the library staff to examine their personal belongings, if so required.
All members are requested to keep their mobiles switched off.


G. Copyright:
1. Copyright law must be observed in all copying of Library material and in all copying carried out in the Library, whether by reprographic or any other means. Current copyright licensing rules are displayed next to Library photocopiers.
2. Ph.D. thesis, MBA thesis, M Tech thesis and other related material will be treated as intellectual property of the library. No part of the above publication may bereproduced, stored in or introduced into a retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means (electronic, mechanical, photocopying recording or otherwise) without the prior written permission of both library committee and the Director.

Library Software

Autolib Library Management Software
Library is the resource hub for knowledge and has a vast collection of books, journals, magazines, periodicals. Library has facilities such as Autolib software and OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) which is used by students & faculty for search of books by title/ author name etc. All the work related to issue and return has been computerized. All books are bar-coded. Autolib is a totally integrated software package encompassing all aspects of library management. This software covers all areas within the preview of the Autolib for efficient Information Management and at the same time provides a precious tool to all its members to have access to these resources at his fingertips.
Modules / Features of Autolib-
        Cataloging
        Barcode enabled Issue return
        OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue)
        Date of purchase of Autolib- 09/11/2009

Library Institutional Memberships

1. Jaykar Knowledge Resource Centre SPPU Pune.
2. British Council Library.

Library Department Innovative Activities

1. Library Department is celebrating Librarian’s day on 12th August the birth anniversary of Dr. S. R. Ranganathan
2. Library Department is organizing Book Review Competition
3. Library Department has organized ‘Reading Inspiration Days’ on the Birth Anniversary of Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam to organize Books Exhibition.









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