College of Agriculture, Dhule is having well established library.

 

Availability of Wi-Fi – Yes, 10 MBPS 

 

Books and Other Material –

Year wise increased  in Collection -

Number of documents added during the period from 2012-13 to 2016-17

 

Year

Books

Purchased

Book bank

Back volumes

E-Books

Theses

Total

Total Collection

2014-15

157

Nil

Nil

Nil

20

177

40583

2015-16

174

Nil

Nil

36

18

288

40871

2016-17

331

Nil

Nil

Nil

05

336

41207

 

 

 Services Available

 

A) TRADITIONAL- Library provides the following traditional services:

  • Books for reading
  • Reference service
  • Reading hall
  • Xerox facility
  • SDI for faculties
  • News paper clipping

            B) ONLINE – Library provides the following online services:

  • Online issue and return with help of  SLIM 21 Library software  
  • Internet facility for searching the information
  • E-resources such as the e-books, e-journals, e-course etc.

C) Library Services

1. Internet Service

2. Retrieval of CD ROM Databases

3. Digital Library

4. Online e-journals/virtual e-journals  (J-gate) (www.jgate.in)

5. Online ETAD (e-theses abstracts database) (www.mpkv.mah.nic.in)

6. KrishiPrabha: Online Full text Ph.D. Thesis Database of India (hau.ernet.in – KrishiPrabha)

7.  E – Courses (e – krishishiksha)     (ecourses.iasri.res.in/)

Software Used :

As per ICAR Guidelines SLIM 21 Library Management software is in operation for whole library automation (i.e. Accession, Cataloguing & Circulation)

 

College Library will be fully automated. SLIM-21 – Library Management software is used for all operations. All ICAR e – resources are made available in the library for faculties and students.

Subscription to Journals – As CeRA (Consortium for E- Resources in Agriculture) is available in the library, hence new journals are not subscribed.