Welcome to the T. K. Tope College Library

A library is a place where books and sources of information are stored. They make it easier for people to get access to them for various purposes. Libraries are very helpful and economical too. They include books, magazines, newspapers, DVDs, manuscripts, and more. In other words, they are an all-encompassing source of information. Libraries play a vital role in providing people with reliable content. They encourage and promote the process of learning and grasping knowledge. The bookworms can get loads of books to read from and enhance their knowledge. Moreover, the variety is so wide-ranging that one mostly gets what they are looking for.

Objective of Library
  • To develop the reading habits and personality of the students.
  • To improve and shape the library users.
  • To guide students in the selection of reading material for curricular and co-curricular studies.
  • To enhance the student’s vocational efficiency and carve him into a self-reliant individual.
  • To prepare students for a lifelong self-education process.
  • To help to complete the objective set by the college.
  • To support the students and teachers in their classroom learning and teaching.
  • To inform users about new arrivals at least twice a year.
Library Rules
  • An identity card is compulsory while entering the library.
  • Two books will be issued (i.e., one syllabus-text book and one for general reading) to every student for home lending for 7 days.
  • After 7 days students should return/renew the books otherwise fine of Rs.1/- per day will be charged.
  • Students should take care of the books. Please do not mark any page or do not tear the pages of the book.
  • Total silence is compulsory in the reading room. The student disturbing the library environment in the reading room will be fined Rs. 50/- or punished.
  • Students are requested to switch off their mobile phones when they are in the library or college premises. Those students who default on this requirement will have their mobile temporarily confiscated.
  • Please return the books on fixed days otherwise students will have to pay charges.
Library Collection
Total Collection of the Library as on 31st March 2022
Item TypesCollection
Study & Reference Books 19151
INFLIBNET N-LIST (E-Journals & Online Journals) 6000
Login Id & Password Please Contact Librarian
National Digital Library of India 6000
Login ID & Password Please Contact Librarian
Periodicals on List for 2021-2022
Sr. No.Title of Periodicals
1.Economics & Political
2.University News
3.Samaj Prabodhan Patrika
4.India Today
5.Competition success
7.Competition Affairs
8.Readers Digest
10.साप्ताहिक सकाळ
11.साप्ताहिक साधना
12.महा अनुभव
13.मिळून सऱ्याजणी
14.मुक्त शब्द
Newspapers :
Sr. No.Title
1.The Times of India
2.The Economic Times
3.Maharashtra Times
4.The Business Standard
5.The Indian Express
6.The Free Press Journal
10.Navbharat Times
11.Employment News

Online Newspaper :

Library Automation :

For the Automation of Library work, we have started using E-Granthalaya 3.0 Software designed and developed by the National Informatics Center, New Delhi, India. The Bar Coding System is available in our Library. A laser barcode printer is available in the library in-house and one scanner has been deployed for the transaction.

Computers in the Library :
Librarian Cabin01
Circulation Counter01
Total Computers04
Library E-Services :
N-LIST: National Library and Information Services Infrastructure for  scholarly content
National Digital Library of India YouTube Lecture Handouts- Examrace
e-PG PATHSHALA: 57 विषयों के 10000 से ज्यादा मॉड्यूल शुरू

SWAYAM is a program initiated by the Government of India and designed to achieve the three cardinal principles of education policy viz., access, equity, and quality.

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are free online courses available for anyone to enroll. MOOCs provide an affordable and flexible way to learn new skills, advance your career, and deliver quality educational experiences at scale. Millions of people around the world use MOOCs to learn for a variety of reasons, including career development, changing careers, college preparations, supplemental learning, lifelong learning, corporate e-learning & training, and more.

Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) and its characteristics - Library &  Information Science Network

The library has created an OPAC page for the Search TKT Library Database. OPAC link is available on the student’s PC for the search. It is accessible through the Internet on the college premises. It provides an Individual Login facility for the better utilization of the library.

On this site, you will find all PDF free e-books on fiction, academic, and education. 👉🏻 CLICK HERE

Open Access E-Resources: Free and Downloadable
(A) Digital Libraries / All-in-one E-Content: (E-Journals, E-books, Audio Books, Interactive, E-Content, etc. on a single platform): 
1. National Digital Library of India (NDLI) : (MHRD-Govt. of India and IIT-Kharagpur Initiative) 8,11,89,888 items hosted as of 28-Jan–2022)
2. eShodhaSindhu–  Research Material, educational course material as a support for students, research scholars, and academics and to support educational institutions during this challenging time of COVID-19.
3. National Science Digital Library:  
4. Project Gutenberg: It is a library of over 60,000 free eBooks, with the world’s great literature here, with a focus on older works for which U.S. copyright has expired.
5. World Digital Library
6. The Alexandria Digital Library:  The ADL is a federated spatially searchable digital library that offers easy access to its collections of geographically referenced materials.
7. Internet Archive: is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more. ( 20 million books, 4.5 million audio recordings, 4 million videos, and much more)
8. LoyalBooks– Free Public Domain Audiobooks & eBooks Downloads
9. मराठी विश्वकोश– या संकेतस्थळावर मराठी विश्वकोश आणि इतर प्रकाशन बद्दलची माहिती उपलब्ध आहे.
10. भाषा संचलनालय, महाराष्ट्र राज्य, मुंबई – भाषा संचालनालयाच्या परिभाषा कोशाबद्दल माहिती करून घेण्आयासाठी आणि शब्दांचा शोध घेण्यासाठी. 
11. मराठी भाषा विभाग, महाराष्ट्र शासन – शासन व्यवहारासाठी शब्दकोश आणि शास्त्रीय व तांत्रिक परिभाषा कोश .
12. संत साहित्य : सर्व संतांची माहिती.
Library Activities
Library Orientation :

For Awareness about how to use the library collection, services, and facilities, the Library organization the User Organization Programs for the new students in July / August beginning of every academic year. 

Book Bank Schemes :

The College library provides a Book Bank Scheme under which a set of Textbooks is issued to the students for the complete academic year. This scheme is run with grants sanctioned by the “University of Mumbai Books Bank Scheme for the reserved category students”. Every year a large number of students avails of this facility.

Best Reader Award:

The library gives the ‘Reader of the Year’ award to promote reading habits among students. The criteria for this award are a student who reads all kinds of books, magazines, and newspapers regularly, follows all library rules sincerely, and has good communication with library staff.

Book Bank Scheme Statistics Click Here.

Library Committee Member
Prin. Nagesh M. Suryavanshi Chairman
Miss. Gitanjali R. SableSecretary
Prof. S. P. BuwaMember
Prof. D.B. JambhuleMember
Shri. A. R. VanjiwaleMember
Magazine Committee
Pin. Nagesh M. Suryavanshi Chief Editor
Prof. P. M. DhengleEditor
Prof. K. G. NandelaMember
Miss. Gitanjali SableMember
Prof.Dr. P. D. SawantMember
Prof. Supriya GaikwadMember
Library Staff :
NamePositionContact Details
Miss. Gitanjali R. SableLibrarianTel.: 022-24138617
Library Mail ID:- tktncollegelibrary@gmail.com
Mr. Lalasaheb S. BhandalkarLibrary Attendant
Mr. Ankush R. WnjiwaleLibrary Attendant

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