Dental College and Hospital, Sangli

Library


Modern Library

The College has a modern library with world class interior, with the intention of creating excellent library atmosphere, ambience, which is well equipped with a large number of books of Indian & Foreign authors and various National and International Journals. Currently the library has adequate number of text and reference books of all dental & medical subjects. We have subscriptions for 52 Foreign Journals and 33 Indian Journals. There are three spacious separate Reading Halls wherein the students and teachers can study through out the day without any disturbances

The reading room facility is available for the students from 9.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m. on working days. Besides above there is facility for home lending of books to students. An important feature of the library is the presence of INTERNET facility, which provides immediate access to the latest developments in the world of medicine, at the touch of a button. Thus our library is Crown, Glory and Heart of the College.

Mission

Mission

User’s satisfaction through quality service is our concern

Goals

Goals

  • To provide effective & efficient services to the users
  • To save the time of user in meeting their needs

No. of Books 4684
No. of Titles 1300
No. of Journals Subscribed   84
Back volumes 1190
C.D.Rom 292
News Papers   10
Total area of Library  8700 (Sq.ft.)

Membership

Membership

In general on each year about 100 UG students & 18 PG Students enroll their names to avail library services, It includes all students, Faculty, Research Scholars, Administrative Staff , Members of sister institution and occasional faculties of other colleges in the region.

Library Organization

Library Organization : Library is organized in following section

  • Information/ Students help comer and property counter
  • Administrative and Technical Section
  • Reference Section
  • Circulation Section
  • Stack Section
  • Photocopy Section
  • Journal & Back Volumes Section
  • Internet Section

Classification & Cataloguing

Classification & Cataloguing

Library uses DDC system for classification of books and AACR – II for Cataloguing. Class numbers are updated as per the need especially for new growing branches in the subject.

Working Hours

Working Hours

S.No. Particulars Timing
1 Circulation 9.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.
2 Reading Hall 9.00 a.m. to 8.30 p.m.
3 Internet Section 9.00 a.m. to 8.30 p.m.

Books Information

Books Information

S.No. Title Numbers
1. Total No. of Books 5163
2. Total No of Titles 1511
3. Total No of Text Books 3652
4. Total No of CD-ROM 307
5. Journals subscribed annually 55
6. Indian Journals 21
7. International Journals 34
8. Total No of Back Volumes-Bound Journals 1829
9. Total Library Area 8700 sq.ft

Reading facility

Reading facility

College has big spacious and well equipped reading room facility available.

UG Reading Room

PG Reading Room

Seating Capacity

Seating Capacity

S.No. Particulars Seating Capacity
1 Reading Hall for U.G. Students 162
2 Reading Hall for Staff & P.G. Students in Journal Section 68
3 Reading Hall for Stack Room 20
Total Capacity 250

Services

Services

  1. Open Access System for Staff and Students
  2. Separate Reading Hall–Teaching Staff, U.G. & P.G. Students
  3. OPAC- Online Public Access Catalogue
  4. Circulation – Bar-Coding System, Clipping, Bibliographic compilation
  5. Display of Current Information- New Arrival Books & Journals
  6. Reference Books
  7. Reprography, Printing, Scanning & Power back up, Information display and notification Computer and Printing
  8. Internet – BSNL Broadband Plan- 2 mbps speed
  9. User Orientation/ Information Literacy
  10. User orientation/information Literacy, Reference, Internet, e-mail Facility
  11. Inter Library loan service (on demand)

Automation Status

Automation Status

Library has installed SOUL - Software for University Libraries and Impulse I-Con Infotech Library Management Software. Bar-Coding work of all documents has been completed. Library has been started functioning in Library Management Software.

Library Committee

Library Committee

Library has constituted Library Advisory Committee since the beginning of the college for smooth functioning of library. The activities includes framing rules for users, Budget provision, Purchase Books & Journals, new plans etc.

E- Resources

E- Resources

S.No. Online Database Journals Books
International National
1 Clinical Key – Dental
700Full text Journals &980Full text Books available
24 8 189
2 DELNET 0 158 375
3 Wiley Publication 8 0 0
4 Online purchase International Journals 14 0 0
  Total - 46 166 564

Inter Library Loan

Inter Library Loan

  • B.V.D.U. Medical College, Sangli

Journal Section

Journal Section

Internet Section

Internet Section











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