Establishment - 2001

Shri Vyankatesh Bahuuddheshiy Sanstha, Gadchandur’s


Tal.Jiwati Dist.Chandrapur, Maharashtra

Affiliated to Gondwana University, Gadchiroli

From Librarian’s Desk…!

Prof. Mahendra S. Sable


Dear Students,

      It gives me great pleasure to work as Librarian for educational institute Vidarbha college of Arts,Commerce and Science,Jiwati. Firstly I am thankful to our authorities and staff for their support for library. I extend my thanks to all students. Library is regarded as a brain of educational premises. It is not only essential for teaching and learning but also meant for social activities. Library was started with the establishment of the college. Taking into view the changing nature of information, the library has made available e-books and e-journals along with traditional sources of information. Recently, the library has become fully automated. The library offers to its readers a variety of information services. Library develops and provides essential and specialized information resources and services to meet the growing information needs of the readers. Print Resources still continue to be primary learning resources. Library has a specialized collection of resources taking into consideration the course contents and research needs of all the departments of the Institute. Library subscribes scholarly print journals and Periodicals. Library also provides special collection with competitive exam material. Library provides a host of information services to its users. The library is using the E-Granthalaya 3.0 Library Management Software. Library uses Bar-coding Technology for transaction of books. E-Granthalaya library automation software is a powerful search engine for the retrieval of any cataloguing information from bibliographic database. The search option includes Title, Author, Subject, Class Number, ISBN, Publisher, Accession Number, Series, Note, Volume, Free text search of Boolean Search for the retrieval of books. We are using e-Library software for e-books and documents in digital format.eLibrary is the electronic books library organizer. Catalog, tag and search your books database with ease.
      Thank you.

Library Committee:

Library committee is formed to advise the librarian and to monitor the subscription of journals, acquisition of books and budget allocation. Committee also deals with student grievances, if any. Library Committee looks after local issues and policy formulating and solving difficulties. Principal as a member Chairman and Librarian as a member Secretary of Library committee. All Library committee members participates for Library development and administration.

The present Library Committee comprises of the following members:
Sr.No. Name Designation
1 Dr.Sharda H. Shakya (Principal) Chairman
2 Prof.M.S. Sable Secretary
3 Pro.C.J.Telang Member
4 Prof.G.S.Raut Member
5 Pro.S.D.Panghate Member
6 Prof .S.B.Deshmukh Member
7 Prof. G.V.Landge Member
8 Shri. L.S.Shinde Member
9 Smt. Saguna Digambar Biradar Member
10 Shri. A.R.Nale Member
11 Shri. B.B.Pimpalkar Member

Library provides following Services:

• Reference Service.
• Referral Reference Services.
• Bibliographical Services.
• Book Bank Scheme for economically backward students.
• To make the researcher aware and refer to other resources.
• Reading Room Services.
• Reprographic service.
• News Paper Clipping.
• Information literacy.
• Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC).
• Display of articles.
• Internet facility.
• Inter library loan service.

Activities and Extension services:

1. Continue 12 hours study campaign: on the occasions of Dr. B.R.Ambedkar Birth Anniversary on 14 April, Every year.
2. Competitive Exam Guidance corner.
3. Organized hands- on session about how to search bibliographic information.
4. Organized hands- on session about how to search web effectively and use of e-Resources.
5. Book exhibitions on the occasions of Dr.S.R. Rangnathan Birth Anniversary.