We welcome you to the Library

The Bhandarkars’ College Library is house in spacious three storied building in Southern part of the campus. The new Sri Venkatraya Bhandarkar Memorial Library is housed in late Smt. Usha H Shantaram Memorial building, with a floor area of 25,000 sq. ft. with 350 seating capacity.

The in house activities of the library have been computerized using ‘Easylib’ Software. A Barcoded system of issue and return of books is currently in use. Signature via electronic pad is introduced. Undisrupted power supply facility is available for circulation and internet facility. Two terminals are provide at the entrance that can be used to gain information regarding status of availability and particulars of any book. The library is under CCTV camera surveillance. A separate library section is provided exclusively for the post graduate students.

Working Hours:

Mondays to Fridays: 9.00 am - 5.15 pm

Saturdays: 9.00 am - 01.15 pm

It remains closed on Sundays and declared holidays

Library Resources:

Sl.No.

Resource

Nos

1

Books

86681

2

Digitized Selected Books

180

3

Print Periodicals

135

4

Bound Volume of Journals

265

5

CD/DVD ROMs

303

6

News Papers

13

7

UGC/Mgt. Funded/Students Project Report

605

8

Question Papers

All Semester Exams

Library Facilities for User:

  • Individual study carrels
  • Leisure Reading Area
  • Scanner
  • Printer and Photo Copy Machine
  • Internet Facilities
  • UPS Facility
  • Elevator Facility
  • Signature Matrix
  • CCTV surveillance
  • RDS System

Library Services:

  • Circulation service with barcode facilities
  • OPAC
  • Book Bank
  • Overnight Borrowing
  • Inter Library Loan
  • New Arrival Display
  • Reprographic Service
  • Reference Service
  • Department Library
  • Book Exhibition
  • News Paper Clipping
  • Career Information
  • Access to Internet
  • Access UGC N-list
  • Lamination
  • Old students and Public membership Facility

Contact Information:

Ananda, M.Com., M.L.I.Sc,
Librarian,
Bhandrakars' Arts & Science College Library
Telephone: +91 8254 234416, +91 9481181174
Email: ananda@basck.org