Department of Library

  • About

    Dayanand Science College was been established in 1961. The Science College was given Independent status to the Library from 1971. The Library has 68799 books available till date. Reading Room, Night Library, Internet facility are available in Library. Library computerization is also completed. Automation software is using the “SOUL 2.0” (INFLIBNET Centre, Ahmedabad). OPAC facility available in the “SOUL 2.0” by Title, Author, Subject, Class No, ISBN, Publisher, Accession Number, Series/Note/Volume, Free Text search and Boolean search for the books.

    At the opening, Librarian was Shri. Narsinh Govindrao Phatak. His tenure was from 1965 to 2004. At present Librarian is Shri. Kiran Rangnath Bhise is working as Librarian form 2006 to till date.

    Name :Kiran Rangnath Bhise
    Designation : Librarian
    Qualification : M.A., M.Lib. & I. Sc., M. Phil.
    Date of Appointment : 17-11-2006.
    Address : Department of Library, Dayanand Science College, Latur.
    Email ID :
    Library Opening Time :
    Monday to Saturday 10:00 am to 5:40 pm
    Reading Room :
    Monday to Saturday 8:00 am to 5:40 pm
    Night Reading Room :
    Monday to Saturday 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm
    Infrastructure :
    Total Library Area is 8600 Sq. Ft. There are two stock room, one Reference Section, one Circulation Section & One Reading Room for students. The Students Reading Room Seating capacity is 150.

  • Name Kiran Rangnath Bhise
    Designation Librarian
    Qualification M.A,M.Lib&I.Sc,M.Phil
    Bio- Data Download Here
  • Collection of Books:

    • Books for Senior College – 26516
    • Books for Junior College – 42283
    • Journals & Periodicals – 30
    • Newspapers – 14

    Classification of books :

    Library uses DDC (Deawy Decimal Classification) system for classification of books and AACR-II for Cataloguing. There is subjective arrangement of books for convenience of staff as well as students.

    Library Membership :

    • Department of Zoology & Fishery Science
    • Department of Biotechnology
    • Department of Mathematics
    • Department of Microbiology
    • Department of Physics
    • Department of chemistry
  • Department of Library undertakes various activities as below:

    • Information about the library in college prospectus.
    • Newspapers clippings Service.
    • Career / Employment information services.
    • Suggestion Box.
    • Displaying new arrivals.
    • User orientation / staff training programme.
    • Timing of Reading Room 8.30am to 11.00pm including Sunday and Holiday.
    • NPTL Video Lectures available.
    • Study room for Students, Faculty & Research Scholars.
    • Under the ‘Earn & Lean Scheme’ run by the library.
    • Library Software

    • Computerization of library is already completed using the SOUL software.Library has a separate Network having one Server and Four nodes with multimedia facility.Well equipped Computer Lab with multimedia facility.Internet facility available to all the users.

    • Bar-code technology using the books and users.Bar-code readers are used for the circulation of books.
    • OPAC

    • We extend the OPAC facility to the users. OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) of SOUL software is a powerful search engine for the retrieval of any cataloguing information from bibliographic database on-line. The search options includes Title, Author, Subject, Class Number, ISBN, Publisher, Accession Number, Series / Note / Volume, Free text search of Boolean Search, for the retrieval of books.

    • Our college is a recognized research centre for Microbiology, Physics, and Mathematics. Our teachers in the subjects of Microbiology, Physics & Mathematics are recognized Ph.D. Guides. Research Scholars in the above subject enroll for Ph.D. We provide all the facilities to them.

    • This facility is available to students and teachers. Printer is also available for taking print outs.

    • This facility is also available. There are CDs in the Library.

    • For the safety purpose, we have installed fire extinguisher cylinder.
  • Rules of Reading Room:

    • Reading Room will remain open from 8.30 am to 10.30 pm including Sundays and Holidays from           Admission to Reading Room without identity card is prohibited.
    • Every Student should sign in the entry register.
    • Students can borrow study material from 8.30 am to 10.30 pm.
    • Student should come to college in the uniform; otherwise study material will not be transition.
    • Students can borrow on their identity card text-books, magazines, newspapers, question-paper set           etc.
    • Books for competitive examinations such as MPSC, CA Foundation, IIT-JEE, MH-CET, MBA-CET, NDA, NET &           SET,GRF, GMAT, CAT and TOEFL are available in the Reading Room.
    • Students can borrow study material from 8.30 am to 10.30 pm.
    • Reference books are not issued out of Library & Reading Room.
    • For competitive examinations, magazines / journals are available in English, Hindi and Marathi.
    • Reader should not mark, scratch, detach any pare or figure from the books.
    • Students can borrow study material from 8.30 am to 10.30 pm.
    • Books / Study material issued in the Reading Room will have to be returned before leaving the           reading room. Otherwise a fine of Rs. 5/- will be charged per day.
    • Smoking, spitting, sleeping, eating, chitchatting are strictly prohibited.Mobile phones are           strictly prohibited in the Reading Room.
    • Indiscipline / Misbehavior will not be tolerated.