AMGOI Ashokrao Mane Group of Institutions

Central Library



The Central Library of AMGOI is a proud resource which manages knowledge, both in print and digital format, ensures easy and anytime access to the scholarly resources and provides faculty members and students with all the support to collect, evaluate and manage information pertaining all the streams of Engineering at AMGOI. It provides pleasant ambiance for both collaborative work and study. It offers a range of services such as membership, anytime circulation, photocopying, SMS alerts and OPAC facility etc.

As an true information resource centre, the Central Library has 4267 titles, with 25075 Volumes, 98 National & International print Journals and online subscription of IEEE, ASCE, Springer Mechanical E-Journals and ASTM Digital Library onlinefrom various disciplines. The digital library section with its 12 latest computer system provides video lectures to all its users. The total investment in library as on today is Rs.1, 57, 47,870/- The library like all vibrant and productive organizations, strives to keep pace with a global, dynamic, and technology-enabled information environment to meet the expectations of its users


To provide users a seamless access to a wide spectrum of internal information resources, external outside world-wide information, services along with network of human and material resources.


    • To understand the teaching learning and research needs of its users.
    • To ensure a nice ambiance with physical and virtual environments for study, research & innovations.
    • To provide an access to internal and external resources & promote discovery of knowledge.
    • Develop encourage & sustain expertise, skill, commitment, and an innovative spirit in its staff.
    • To preserve all its collection and resources for a longer time.

To develop new services and consistently re-evaluate existing services.


“We at AMGOI, are committed to impart quality technical education and managerial skills with active involvement of all stakeholders and strive hard for out students’ satisfaction by continual improvement and systematic approach.”

    • Library at a Glance
      Library area 615 Sq Mtr
      study room seating capacity 180
    • total library book collection
      no. of. titles 4267
      no. of volumes 25075
      book bank collection 3235
    • journal collection
      total print journals 98
      national journals 59
      international journals 39
      back volumes (journals) : (ug+pg) 387
      back volumes (journals) : mba 64
      online e-journals 271( ieee-179, asce-35, springer mech.-49 e-journals, astm-8)
      News papers 10
    • Other collection
      Cds 1050
      Nptel video lectures 932
      Project reports 20
    • Digital library
      Digital library computers with internet connection 12
    • Total library expenditure
      Total investment Rs. 1,57,47,870/-


    • Monday to Saturday 8.00am to 8.00pm
    • Sunday & Gen. Holidays 9.30am to 5.00pm
    • Summer and Winter Vacations Library follows separate timings which will be displayed on the notice board from time to time.

Library will remain closed on 5 National holidays 26th January, 15th August, 2nd October, Dussehara and Diwali


The Salient features of the library are as given below:

    • The total library area: 615 sq mtr
      Section including OPAC, Circulation Section, Text Book Section, Reference Section, Dissertations and Reports Section, Periodicals Section, Reading room and Digital Library etc.
    • It infrastructure: 
      The Central Library is a part of the institute-wide network built around a fiber optic backbone comprising of High speed switches. The library is connected to the backbone through one of the web smart L.2 switches. Institutes backbone in turn is connected to 80 Mbps of Internet leased line from Vodafone.
    • Library computerization:
      The Library uses ‘Vidyasagar : Easy and Useful’ software package which is an integrated multi-user library management system that supports all housekeeping operations of the Library. The software consists of modules on acquisition, cataloguing, circulation, serial control, utilities and OPAC. Retrospective conversion of bibliographic records has been completed and more than 25075 bibliographic records of books available in the Library can now be accessed through the Easy and Useful software OPAC. The database of books available in the Library is being updated on day to day basis with details of recently circulated and purchased books. Records of all the Library patrons have also been created in the software.
    • Digital library: 
      The Digital Library section has 12 latest pcs to access the online journals and video lectures. 02 PCS are meant for users to access OPAC, databases, e-books, e-journals and other e-resources. The reading section in the library is Wi-Fi enabled to provide wireless access to the Internet. Users are welcome to use their laptops in the library.
    • Internet facility: 
      The library provides internet to all its users for searching and browsing e- books, e- journals and NPTEL Video lectures etc. from all other resources.
    • Library photo coping services: 
      Library provides the photocopying service. As per IPR regulations only few pages can be photocopied. The charges are Rs.1 per page.

Information alert services:
The library offered the following awareness services and facility to alert users about the latest information.


Library membership is open to faculty, students, research scholars and non-teaching staff. They have to fill the respective membership form and submit the circulation counter.

    • Faculty members (degree and diploma)
    • Engineering students of graduate and post graduate department
    • MBA students
    • Research scholars
    • Technician

Administrative staff Overdue charges for books returned after the due date:

If books are not returned by the due date, overdue charges will be levied after 7 days from the due date@ rs.1 per day per book. Once a recall notice is served for a book and if the member does not return the book within a week overdue charges @ rs. 1/-per day will be levied. If a member fails to return a book even after one week (from the date of receiving the recall notice), the library will inform the finance and account section to deduct the cost of the book plus overdue charges etc, from the salary/fellowship of the borrower after a formal notice.

Organization of library collection

The library collection is being arranged in 1 floor in the college building. The library collection consists of:
• Text Books, Reference books
• Print Journals
• Electronic Journals
• Back Volumes of journals
• Thesis and Dissertations
• CDs and DVDs
The books are arranged in the shelves from 000.00 to 999.99 as per Dewey decimal classification from top to bottom towards right. The Engineering books are arranged in 620-629 including Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering.

Print Journals: Print Journals are arranged alphabetically as per the subject in the first floor library area and arranging the racks. The back volumes (issues) of journals are arranged alphabetically and chronologically.

Electronic (Online) Resources: The library is getting access to full text online 271 journals of IEEE, ASCE, Springer Mechanical E-Journals and ASTM Digital Library online from various disciplines. Library is providing links to various open source journals. All these e resources can be accessed through IP addresses by clicking the link e resources on the web site. The authorized users can directly access the e-resources freely with in campus.

 Library rules

    • Please keep absolute silence in the library
    • While entering into the library please sign in entry register.
    • Mobile phones are strictly prohibited in the college premises.
    • Student should behave in a civilized manner. They are liable for punishment and fine if they either misbehave/ damage books or any other property of library.
    • Keep the chairs in order while leaving library.
    • Nobody will be allowed to use another person’s Borrower card or Identity card for taking books. Use your own borrower card and Identity card for taking books
    • Only two books will be issued for a week against borrower card and for one book use reading section against Identity card.
    • If any book is not returned before due date, an overdue charge of Rs. 1/- per book, per day will be charged.
    • If any book is lost or damaged by the Member, then he/she should replace the book or should pay the cost of replacement in addition to an overdue charge till date.
    • Reference books, special books and Unbound Periodicals will not be issued; user can read those in Library only
    • The books will be renewed, if same are not in demand / reserved by other readers.
    • In case of loss of borrower card, the borrower must report immediately to the Librarian to issue him a duplicate borrower card. The Librarian will issue duplicate borrower card, to provide he is satisfied with the explanation of borrower.
    • Scribbling/ writing on tables, walls, books, tearing/folding of pages/ fluorescent marking on books is strictly not allowed.
    • The librarian reserves the right to suspend the membership of any member found misbehaving, abusing the library staff or behaving in an indecent manner.

 No dues:

• Whenever a member leaves/retries or even before proceeding on long leave he/she has to obtain “no dues certificate” from the library.

Loss of books:

• Loss of book by the borrower should be reported to the circulation section immediately to avoid fine. Further, the borrower shall either replace the book within 15 days or pay 2 times the cost of the book.

Librarian publication:

• Book publication : 01

Kemdarne, s.b. (2013). “library automation and networking in dental college libraries” kolhapur: tejas prakashan

• Conference /workshop details

1 annual conference/workshop attended : 10
2 continuing library education (cle) training on helinet attended : 4
3 ugc national workshop attended : 3
4 ugc professional development program (pdp) attended : 3
5 research methodology orientation course attended : 2
6 national conference attended : 5
7 international conference attended : 3
8 ugc national conference paper presented : 8
9 international conference paper presented : 3

• Total number of publications

1 ugc national conference paper published : 8
2 international conference paper published : 2
3 national journal article published : 2
4 international journal article published : 4

For more details contact:
Dr. Suryakant b kemdarne
ma; m. Lib; ph. D; pgdlan

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