'D.G.Ruparel College Library' is serving its students, faculty and staff members from the inception of college i.e. from the year 1952 with it's profound collection of books, journals, CD's and other resource material. This specious library is located in new building of the college at the college campus. It is on the ground floor and is spread over 10,000 Sq.Ft. area. Library has seating capacity for around 300 users, with separate space for girls. Various section viz. reading hall, reference section, lending section, stacking area, staff reading section and administrative area.
Library membership is open to all students, research scholars, faculty, administrative and supportive staff of the college. Library also offered community membership for reading facility for eminent and well known personalities. Alumni pursuing further education can also take membership for reading purpose. For further details please contact librarian.
Book Borrowing : Students : Students can borrow book against the reader's ticket only. Books can be reissued in case of no further demand for the said book. Periodicals can be issued for reference only within the premises.
Staff : College faculty and staff can issue books against their library membership.
Reprography : Photocopy service is available in the college campus. Users are requested to take care of library books and should not infringe copyright laws.
Newspapers : 5 English and 4 Marathi leading newspapers are made available to the students for reference against their library card in the reading hall.
Old Question Papers : Past exam question papers are made available to students for reference and photocopy in the library reading hall. They can issue the same against their library card. Scan copy of these papers are also available in 'Institutional Repository' on library website.
|Undergraduate Students||1 book for 7 days||Rs.5/- per day after due date|
|Postgraduate Students||2 books for 15 days||Rs.5/- per day after due date|
|Teacher - Permanent||20 books for 365 days||No fine|
|Teacher - Temporary||5 books for 365 days||No fine, but deposit of Rs.1000/-|
|Administrative Staff||1 book for 365 days||No fine|
Through OPAC user can access and know the availability of the library holdings inside the college campus through LAN. Students can make reservation for the issued books. OPAC guides users of the availability and when the book will be returned in the library.
Online line journals subscribed are IEEE ASME, Science direct. The Online journals are useful for research, student's projects, seminars, conferences, R &D and to gain more knowledge developing new ideas and products.
NPTEL provides E – learning online Web and Video courses in Engineering, Science and humanities streams. These Lecture videos are conducted by IAT professors. Our college has purchased 18030 videos useful for Humanities, Electrical, Civil, Graphics, Mechanical, Computers and Electronic and Telecommunication streams.
Book Bank is the facility given by our college to all the students who demands for it. In Book Bank set of books covering syllabus of each subject of every semester is provided by the library at 25 % of the total cost of books. The amount is refunded back to those students who get 60 % and above marks in both the semester.
More than 200 students can study in the reading hall. Reading Hall is kept open form 8 am to 8 pm. During examination period reading hall is open 24/7 for male students to study.
Internet is used by the user to - To download and refer online journals, - To download NPTEL Lecture videos prepared by IAT Professors - To Search information through search engines - To download Lecture videos from YOU TUBE
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The D.G.Ruparel College library comprise a complex and growing system that supports faculty and student curricular needs. The information provided here is to keep the campus community informed and involved in the growth and support of our libraries.
Library collections include:
|Category||Total number of Periodicals (up to Dec. 2016)|
More than 62 books kept in this secsion. These books having rare value in the sence of its uniqueness. The idea of Educational Museum was developed by Dr. Pradip Karnik, Librarian of this college.
These books are having one of the following criteria of its uniqueness.:
|Sr. No.||Name of Item||Category||Description||Importance of the Item|
|1||Dictionary of Marathi & English. 2/e By I.T.Molesworth||Book||Rare Book||Pub. in 1857|
|2||Dictionary of Sanskrit & Marathi. By Madhava Chandroba||Book||Rare Book||Pub. in 1870|
|3||A Sanskrit-English Dictionary. By Monier Monier-Williams||Book||Rare Book||Pub. in 1899|
|4||Shankar's Weekly. Vol. No.1; Aug. 1948||Periodical||Rare Issue||Vol.1; No.12; Aug.1948|
|5||Punch. Vol. CLX; No. 4154; Feb.1921||Periodical||Rare Issue||Vol. CLX; No. 4154; Feb.1921|
|6||Rangbhumi (Marathi)||Periodical||Rare Periodical||Published before 110 years.|
|7||Opinion - Weekly Ed. by A.D.Gorwala||Periodical||At the time of Ani-Bani in 1976, It was restricted to print and distribute an issue. This issue is typed on typwriter and distributed by post.||Issue at the time of Ani-Bani; 16th June 1976; Vol. XVII, No. 5.|
|8||The Royal Natural History. By Richard||Book||Rare Book||Pub. in 1894|
|9||Grundriss Der Vergleichenden Grammatik Der Indogermanisc hen sprachrn. By Karl Brugmann||Book||Rare German Book||Pub. in 1886|
|10||History of German literature. Vol. 2 By Schmidt||Book||Rare German Book||Pub. in 1886|
|11||Navneet Athava Marathi Kavitanche Veche. 3/e. (Marathi) By Ravaji Shastri Godbole||Book||Rare Book||Pub. in 1899|
|12||The Ain I akhabari. Vol. II. By Abul Fazl Allami||Book||Rare Book||Pub. in 1891|
|13||History of India. By author of 'Figured of speech' (Bharankhand-Purva)||Book (Incunabula)||Incunabula||Pub. in 1851|
|14||History of India. By author of 'Figured of speech' (Bharankhand-Purva)||Book||Very rare book. Specialy given for Ruparel College by eminent personality Datto Vaman Potdar||Very rare book|
|15||Gazeteer of the Bombay Presidency.||Book||Rare Book||Pub. in 1884|
|Mr. Yashawant M. Mane||I/C Librarian||M.Lib.,M.Phil.|
|Mr. Sachin Kavate||Lib. Clerk||M.A.,B.Lib|
|Mrs. Vilbha Meshram||Lib. Clerk||B.A.,M.Lib|
|Mr. Dnyaneshwar Kapde||Attendant||B.A.|
|Mr. Sachin D.Garate||Attendant||M.Lib.,M.Phil,NET,SET|
|Mr. Surendra V.Raorane||Attendant||S.S.C.|
|Mr. Mahesh A.Bagwe||Attendant||IX|
|Mrs. Sangita Nath||Attendant||S.S.C.|
|Mr. Ankush Shene||Attendant||B.A.;Lib.Cert.|
|Mr. Shailesh M.Patel||Peon||XI|
|Mr. Sanket R.Parkar||Peon||VIII|