Sangamner Nagarpalika Arts,D.J.Malpani Commerce & B.N.Sarda Science College , Sangamner is run by the Shikshan Prasarak Santhas,Sangamner. It is affiliated to Savitribai Phule University, Pune (formerly University of Pune). It is one of the foremost colleges in Savitribai Phule University, Pune Jurisdiction and in the state of Maharashtra. It was established on 23rd January 1961 on the auspicious occasion of Birth Anniversary of Netaji Subhashchandra Bose.

The College is a leading and distinguished center of higher learning with professional and non-professional courses. College offers a degree and Postgraduate degree in the faculty of Arts, Commerce, Science and Management. College is the recognized centre of doctoral and M.Phil research in Marathi, Hindi, English, Sanskrit, Politics,Commerce, Chemistry, Physics and Zoology.To run courses successfully & effectively the college has a well planned & functional library which meets the increasing demands of high quality teaching, learning & research in the changing social, political & economical environment in the country.

The library has its own place in college.It is a tool to promote higher education to masses. It was started along with the college in 1961 with a vision of “spreading knowledge unto the last''. In the beginning it was in a small space with a collection of few books. But now it has developed & expanded enormously in all the aspects i.e. books, readers, staff & the space. satisfying the 5th law of library science i.e. "library is a growing organization".College library has always tried its level best to provide necessary material and amenities to all the stakeholder of the college. i.e. students, teachers and other members of the library.Library is also connected to other college libraries under the Inter Library Loan Facilities, e-Library facilities with INFLIBNET (N-List) and Delnet Database, Jaykar Library Knowledge Resource Centre of Savitribai Phule Pune University. The library is fully computerized with Vriddhi ERP software, developed by Vriddhi Software solution Pvt. Ltd. Malegaon. It is a bar coded library with lending facility to its members along with the Web OPAC and all other automated functions.

The College library has digitized all its college annuals from 1961 to till today i.e.“Arghya”, All conference proceedings and college publications till today.The library is a great asset to college with a collection of over one lakh twenty two thousands books, 116 Printed journals. Thousands of National & International E-books and E-Journals through N-LIST ,DELNET and open access database and consortia., CDs & DVDs, Manuscripts (Sanskrit), Globes, Maps,Thesis and dissertations etc.

Special Features
  • Open Access Library
  • Internet & Wi-Fi Facility
  • Inter Library Loan facility
  • Library Orientation for new students and faculties of the college
  • N-List & Delnet Orientation for faculties and Students
  • Library Web OPAC
  • Photo Copying, Newspaper Clipping & Reference services
  • Organization of Book Exhibitions
  • Special Infrastructure and other facilities for differently abled students
  • External Member Facilities for senior citizen & researchers
  • Night Library Facility
  • To support the college curriculum
  • To support the research activity
  • To increase electronic collection
  • To motivate users to use Library collection
Vision Statement

A book /information for a reader and a reader for a book /information is the aim of a library. We have accepted it for individual and social change through the means of education. It is our moral commitment to observe this vow through harmonious dialogue.

Special Events
  • National level Seminar organized on “Modern Trends in Academic Libraries (NSMTAL-2013)” from 27th to 28th September 2013, which witnessed more than 125 participants with an overwhelming response. Proceeding of the seminar is published with ISBN No-978-93-83414970.
  • State level Seminar Organized on “Role of Librarians in Modern Era( ROLME-2014)" on 2oth December 2014, which witnessed more than 100 participants with an overwhelming response. Proceeding of the seminar is published with ISBN No-978-93-81921-41-8.
  • National Conference Organized on “Status of Academic Libraries in The Higher Education System in India( SOALHESI-2015 )" from 27th and 28th August 2015, which witnessed more than 125 participants with an overwhelming response. Proceeding of the seminar is published with ISBN No-978-81-930345-1-4.
The Librarian

Prof. Dr. Baban Vitthalrao Chavan (Librarian)
M.A., M.Lib. & I.Sc., SET, Ph.D.

Open Educational Resources

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