D.R.K. College of Commerce, Kolhapur

Department of Library

News, Events & Activities

Library at a Glance

Books 56702
Journals 57
Bound Volumes 1052
E-Books 135809
E-Journals 6247
Total Staff 10
Computers 10
CDs 198
Cassettes 23

Library Working Hours

On Monday to Friday 08.30 AM to 6.00 PM
On Saturday 08.30 AM to 3.00 PM

* Library closed on Sunday and Government Holidays.

Lay-Out of the Library

Library is divided into two sections.
Section ‘A’: is main Stack and Issuing Counter
Section ‘B’: is Study Room and Reference, Report, Journals Back Volume, Project Reports Section

Library Rules

Home Lending Rules

  • Students can borrow book or books for a week only against their valid smart ID-card
  • Students must handle book issued to them with proper care
  • If the books are not returned on the due date a student will be charged with an overdue charge of Rs 1/- per book per day
  • In case of loss of books or if it gets damaged, the concerned student shall replace the same book or shall pay these cost of the book as directed by the college management.
  • Students who repeatedly fail to return book on due date will lose the privilege of membership

Reading Room Rules

  • Reading room remains open for students on library working hours
  • Student must possess his/her valid identity card while entering library reading room
  • Students who enter the reading room must sign student’s attendance register
  • Students must observe complete silence in reading room
  • Return book that are given on the I-card before closing the library

Rules for Book Bank and Special Library Scheme

  • Provide books under Book Bank scheme to the economically weaker students and provide books to merit students under the Special Library Scheme
  • This facility available to Junior and Senior students

Library Services

Various services provided by the library. The details are as follows.

Services Details
Document Delivery We provide reading documents to students, teachers and research scholars which are related to their project report and research
Publishers Catalogue We provide publishers catalogue to the staff for selection of books and make them aware about new published books
Reference Our department provides reference service to library readers. Library has established separate reference section.
Current Awareness
  1. We have displayed new books and journals.
  2. Send photo of new books and journals on Library What’s-App group.
  3. Display of News Papers for getting current knowledge.
Reprography We provide Xerox through scanner to reader on demand.
Internet We provide Internet facility to the Staff for searching information.
OPAC OPAC service is provided to library readers for search books by the Titles, Authors and Subjects.
SDI Information on specific themes on topic available in current issues of Journals or newly acquired books is provided to the staff, researcher as per area of interest.
Downloading and Printing Library provides downloading and Printing facility to staff as per demand.

Collection of Journals

List of International, National and Regional Journals

Time International Mag.
R.B.I. Bulletin
Report of Currency & Finance
Economic & Political Weekly
Business World
International Journal of Human Development & Information Systems
International Journal of Production, Technology & Management.
International Journal of Marketing & Human Resource Development
International Journal of Applied Computing
N-List Consortium.
The Chartered Accounting Student
The Management Accountant
Southern Economist
University News
University Today
Employment News
Readers Digest
Indian Journal of Accounting
I.P.E. Journal
Business India
Indian Journal of Marketing 
Down to Earth
Competition Affairs
Indian Journal of Economic & Research 
Capital Market
Pratiyogita Darpan
Effective Executive
Indian Journal of Finance
Knowledge  Management
English Studies
Modern Management
Journal of soft Skills
Co-operative Sugar
अम्रुतवेल प्लस
आपल करिअर
Shikshan Sankraman
Vyapari Mitra
Sadhana Saptahik
समाज प्रबोधन पत्रिका
Sahakari Maharashtra
Gandhi Marg(English)
Yuva Nokari Sandarbh

Who’s who to meet?

Tilke, R. V. (Asst. Librarian)

  • Book Bank and Special Library Scheme
  • I-Card Registration completion
  • Work related to new books and journals
  • Library No Dues
  • Library Deposit
  • Project Report

Rajput, S. L. (Library Clerk)

  • Book issuing and return
  • Web-Blog
  • Technical Query
  • OPAC Searching

Karale, S. (Library Clerk)

  • Forms and Prospectus
  • I-Card Issuing
  • Book issuing and return

Apart from that you will meet to LIBRARIAN to any query and suggestions.

Modernization of the Library

Library Automation

The Library is fully computerized or automated from the year 2014-2015. We have used Vidya-Sagar Library Management Software for library automation. This software is useful for book transactions, getting various reports, feeding of students and staff information, cataloguing of books, OPAC and Networking of college libraries.


OPAC is Online Public Access Catalogue. Using OPAC you will be able to search or find the information about the library collection. User can search the documents by entering Author search, Title search and Subject search.


Department of Library and Information Center uses Bar-Code system in the library books. We generate bar-code through software and get the prints of bar-code. This bar-code is pasted on every book. The bar-code system is useful for the automatic transaction.


The Library has Developed Web-Blog for providing all information to the staff and student. We have created some archives on the blog such as Class-wise Question Papers, Photo Gallery, Some Important Links, E-News Papers, List of Project Reports, College and Library News Paper Cuttings, Library Services, Library Activities, Library Furniture’s and Equipments, Library Staff, Library Facilities and Others.

Smart ID Cards with Library Borrower Card

The Library provides Smart ID Card with Library borrower card to the Staff and Students. This smart card is useful for the book transactions.

Slide show of the library activities

We have displayed slide show on one computer of the various library activities conducted till date.

Library Networking

Library has adopted the Library Network developed by Vidya-Sagar Library Software. 52 colleges have adopted this network.

Future Plans

  • To develop departmental libraries.
  • To provide SMS facility to library readers.
  • To develop separate Audio/Visual library.
  • To start a self-library service to BBA, MBA and M.Com students.
  • To develop Institutional Repository.
  • To develop well-furnished study room
  • Installing Kindle for e-books.
  • Upload Teachers Notes on Library Web-Portal.
  • Create readers reading club.
  • Installing New Security System in the Library.
  • To start Library Issuing and Return Book Service to Father Mother less CHILD

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