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Yashwantrao Chavan Law College, Karad

Department of Library and Reading Hall

Library is the heart of college and provides adequate services to its user. Library was established in academic year 2000-01. Presently we have 1495 volumes 1490 titles, 10 periodicals and total 199.11 Sqm specious area for Library. It fulfills the need of researchers, teachers, students, and other staff members of the college community. In the library we have different sections like; book stacking, periodicals, reference, reprography, circulation, and digital library with 10 Computers along the good internet connectivity & well-ventilated reading hall with capacity of 100+ students. All the books have been classified as per Dewey decimal classification system. Transaction of books has been done by computerized RFID system through E-Granthalaya software and WEB OPAC facility.

The library has active institutional membership to Manupatra legal database. The Manupatra provides access to e-Journals and e-Books.

The library offers many services to our patrons like Automated Circulation System, Online Public Access Catalogue, Online Purchase Suggestion, Reprography, Internet browsing, Library Orientation, Inter Library Loan Facility, Book Bank Facility, News Paper Clipping and Selective Dissemination of Information etc.

  1. Library Membership Form
  2. Library Id Card Link LL. B-I (3 yr)
  3. Library Id Card Link Pre-I (5 yr)

Services in Library

  1. Orientation to students
  2. Reference service
  3. Internet service
  4. Photocopying service
  5. Book bank scheme
  6. Special facilities for the visually - and physically - challenged persons.
  7. Display gallery
  8. Inter library loan facility.

Library Collection

S.No. Particulars Number of Books
1 Textbooks (With Book Bank) 5330
2 Reference Books (With Book Bank) 1191
3 Other Books 264
4 Journals and Reports (Total Volumes) 1495
  Total 8280
5 Donated Books 236
  Grand Total 8516

Law Journals / Periodicals Subscribed

  1. The Practical Lawyer
  2. All India Reporter
  3. Maharashtra Law Journal
  4. Labour Law Journal
  5. Supreme Court Cases
  6. Legal News and Views
  7. Lawyer's Update
  8. Law Teller
  9. Current Civil Cases
  10. Journal of Indian Law Institute
  11. Law Z

Newspapers

  1. INDIAN EXPRESS
  2. LOK SATTA
  3. PUDHARI
  4. LOKMAT

Miscellaneous Periodicals

  1. University News
  2. Competition Success Review
  3. India Today
  4. Reader's Digest
  5. Business India
  6. The Week

E-Resources

  1. SUBSCRIBED E- RESOURCE.
    • Manupatra: https://www.manupatrafast.in/defaults/HowtoUseVideo.aspx
    • Shodhganga: Repository of e-thesis
    • Shodhgangotri: Repository of Indian Research in progress details.
    • New World Encyclopedia: It provides information on Science and Social science subject areas.
    • Encyclopedia Britannica: It provides information of Science, Humanities, Biographical Information etc.
    • Rare Book Society of India: Available collection of rare books in India.
    • DOAB: Directory of Open Access Books provides access of 11865 Academic peer-reviewed books and chapters from 269 publishers.
    • NMEICT: National Mission on Education through ICT. It is a project of MHRD Govt. of India.
  2. OPEN ACCESS
    • CEC Digital Media Library: It is central repository of all educational video programmes produced by EMRC centers.
    • NPTEL: provides E-learning through online web and video courses in Engineering, Science and Humanities streams.
    • Websites of National Libraries of the World
    • DOAJ: Free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, covering all subjects and many languages.
    • e-PG Pathshala: The MHRD, under its National Mission on Education through ICT, has assigned work to the UGC for development of e-content in 77 subjects at postgraduate level. High quality, curriculum-based, interactive content in different subjects across all disciplines of social sciences, arts, fine arts & humanities, natural & mathematical sciences, linguistics, and languages is being developed under this initiative named e-PG Pathshala.
  3. FREE JOURNALS
    • Open Archives of India
    • NISCAIR Online Periodical Repository
    • OALIB: is Open Access Library. More than 263,388 free accessible academic papers are available presently.
    • SPOKEN TUTORIAL: It provides tutorials of Open-Source Software.
    • CEC: Consortium for Educational Communication includes Arts, Humanities, Social Science, Natural and applied sciences etc.
    • PDF Drive: Provide access to millions of books tutorials, manuals etc.
  4. OPEN ACCESS
    • PLOS: Public Library of Science is a nonprofit open access scientific publishing project aimed at creating a library of open-access journals of medicine etc. field.
    • OAPEN LIBRARY: contains freely accessible academic books, mainly in Humanities and Social Sciences.
    • Internet Archive: is a non-profit digital library offering free universal access to books, movies & music, as well as archived web pages. In this digital library two million free texts now available
    • Digital Library India: Access 124508 books online
    • NDL: National Digital Library of India- Ministry of Human Resource Development under its National Mission on Education through ICT has initiated the NDL pilot project to develop a framework of virtual repository of learning resources with a single window search facility. It is being developed by IIT Kharagpur. Currently 6423499+ items available for access.
    • Gutenberg: offers over 42,000 free eBooks: choose among free e pub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online.
    • TOC: provides access to tables of contents of over 11,155 scholarly journals.
    • Marathi Sahitya: Provides access to Marathi e-books, Poems, Biographies, Recreational Books and History Books etc.

Any Query Regarding Library

Contact: Arvind Dagale, Librarian. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.











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