The PCACS Library has a huge and varied collection which includes:
|Books & Monographs||35,075|
|E-Books (UGC N-LIST)||31,35,000 +|
|Periodicals in Print Format||45|
|E-Journals (UGC N-LIST)||6,000 +|
|Model Project Report||32|
|CDROMs + DVDROMs||880|
|Staff Publications||4 Volumes|
|Minor Research Project||13|
The PCACS Library staff:
|Sanjay B. Munavalli||Librarian|
|Priya N. Dhawale||Library Assistant|
|Sunita S. Joshi||Library Assistant|
|Sumangala Pillai||Library Assistant|
|Ganesh Bhujabul||Library Attendant|
|Monu Singh Sode||Library Helper|
The PCACS library provides the following services to its users.
|OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog)|
|Bibliographic Service (On Demand)|
|Current Awareness Service|
|Internet, Scanner, Reprography|
The PCACS Library Timings are:
|Monday to Saturday (During Semesters)|
|07:45 hrs to 18:00 hrs|
The PCACS Library Issue & Return System:
|Category||Item Type||Allowed||Loan Period In Days||Renewals Allowed||Over Due Charges|
|All Undergraduate & Post-Graduate Students||Text .Bks||02||07||2||First 5 days Rs. 2/ Day/unit and after 5 days Rs. 5/ Day/Unit|
|(Subject to Availability of Books In Stock)|
For students, faculty and staff of:
|PCACS Student & Staff:||Against a valid Institute Identity Card|
|Other Colleges:||Against a Reference Letter from their Librarian/Principal|
|Past Students:||Against payment of Rs. 500/-(Non Refundable)|
|Institutional Membership (Reference only):||Against payment of Rs.5000/-(Non Refundable) per year|
Learning Resource Centre celebrated "Librarian’s Day" and organized "Book Exhibition" on 12th and 13th August, 2015 to commemorate the 123rd Birth Anniversary of Dr. S. R. Ranganathan, Father of Indian Library Science.
Dr. Seema Somani, Library Committee In-Charge was the Chief Guest of this function. She inaugurated and highlighted that book exhibition activity will help students to know about new titles and authors and it gives an opportunity to participate in college library collection development.
The Book Exhibition was organized by Librarian Mr. Sanjay B. Munavalli and Library Staff. More than 2000 titles displayed by Readers World, Mumbai in this book exhibition and around 1000 visitors participated. All students and staff of MES institutions have taken advantage of this mega event.
Zotero: The Research Tool For Reference Management
The Library Committee has organized One Day Workshop on “Zotero: The Research Tool For Reference Management” for PCACS faculty members on 3rd January, 2015 at Computer Lab-III. The resource person Mr. Sanjay B. Munavalli, Librarian, PCACS has highlighted the importance of referencing in research work and different types style manuals. The workshop gives hands-on experience to faculty members how to utilize the Zotero open source bibliographic management software. More than 50 faculty members participated.
Click here to view Best Practices followed by PCACS Learning Resource Centre (LRC)
1. Library Committee
2. Library Help Desk
3. Library Automation
4. Promotion of Open Source Software(OSS)
5. Digital Library
6. Library Security
7. Library Inter-Connectivity
8. Best Library User Awards
9. Department Library
10. Information Literacy Program
11. Social Responsibility
12. Arrangement of Resources
13. New Arrivals Display
15.News Paper Clippings & Career Oriented Information
17.Thought for the Day
18.Special Care for Differently abled persons
19.Open Access System
21.Stock Verification & Weed out of Books
22.Special Provision for Economically and Socially Backward Students
23.Library Use Statistics
25.Patron Driven Acquisition
26.Provision of E-books and E-journals
||The Learning Resource Centre has conducted Information Literacy Programme for all U.G First Year students from 2nd to 7th December, 2015. The specific objectives of this programmes are :
1. To provide General Information About Library Resources & Services available for students.
2. How to issue books and other resources.
3. How to conduct Simple & Advance Search to access Web-OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue).
4. Library website and open access resources available to them.
5. How to access E-books & E-jouranls and other resources available through UGC N-LIST Database.
MES Library App is published and available at Android play store from 16th December, 2016.
Students and Staff of MES can login in the app by using their MES email ID or Staff / Student ID (i.e barcode number which is displayed on their ID card).
MES Library App provides following functionality:
**User needs internet connection to login and access details from app
One can download app by :