JSPM's Jayawant Institute of Management Studies, Tathawade

Sr. No. 80, Pune Mumbai Bypass Highway,Tathawade, Pune – 411033
Approved By AICTE & Affiliated To Savitribai Phule Pune University. DTE Code : 6129


General Information

The Library plays a central role in enhancing the quality of academic and research environment in Education institutions. The Institute library is a place in the Institute where vast collections of academic books, journals, magazines, research projects, rare books, other knowledgeable books and newspapers are kept. These books are made available to the students to increase their knowledge and understanding on various subjects. The college library is an important hub of student life. There, student can check out books, conduct their research, find a quiet place to study, and maybe even flip through magazine. The students can extend their search with use of internet, e-books, e-journals etc. made available in the digital library. The Institute library exhibits positive impact on the academic achievement of the student. Students can perform better during examination and placement as students are explored to the knowledge through various means.

  • The Institute library is meant to supports the students in their studies.
  • Students can burrow books and take them home for further study.
  • Apart of text books, students often need reference books to prepare notes.
  • The mind of the students gets broadened and he commands better grasp over the subject. He starts to think in a new dimension altogether.
  • Since the environment at the Institute library is peaceful, students can study at the library without any disturbances. Library is an appreciable place for studies and mental development.
  • In Institutes, students are often given tasks to finish after Institute hours. A student can visit the Institute-library and finish those tasks.
  • A student can develop his literary skills by reading rare books of literature.
  • The academic magazines and periodicals keep the student aware of the latest development around the world.
  • The library opens a world of wisdom for the student. A student can build his confidence by going through the books of his interest.
  • The Institute library promotes building a knowledge-driven community for the future.

  • To assemble, preserve and administer, in organized collections, books and related educational, historical and recreational materials in order to promote knowledge, enlightened citizenship and the enrichment of personal lives.
  • To serve as the information center of the community
  • To provide the opportunity for continuous self-education of children, young people and adults
  • To identify with community needs, to provide programs of service to meet such needs, and to cooperate with other organizations, agencies, and institutions which can provide local programs or services.
  • To cooperate with the school district libraries to strengthen community resources.
  • To provide opportunity for a more advantageous use of leisure time through books, audiovisual materials, programs, and other art forms and formats.
  • To Provide current library materials and databases that support the academic curriculum
  • To Provide access to information resources, regardless of location
  • To Educate and assist college, students and staff in the identification and effective use of information resources

Session Section Days Timings
Academic Circulation Monday to Saturday 8.30 am to 5.00 pm
Reference Periodicals Monday to Saturday 9.00 am to 4.00 pm
Digital Library Monday to Saturday 9.00 am to 4.00 pm
Reading Hall Regular day Exam Time Monday to Saturday 7.30 am to 5:00 pm 7.30 am to 7:00 pm
Library Closure Holidays 1st and 2nd Saturdays ,Sundays, All Public Holidays

General Behavior Policy:
Users are expected to respect other users and library staff. Disruptive activity or any behavior interfering with ordinary library use or operation, likely to endanger others, or those others might reasonably find disruptive is not permitted. Interfering with a library employee's performance of duties, including through verbal abuse, intimidation, or any type of harassment is not permitted. If any one

Group Study Policy
  • The minimum is 2 people and the maximum is 6 people
  • Noise carries, please moderate the volume of your discussions
  • The group is responsible for leaving the library neat and clean

Library -Food & Drink policy

Noise Policy
  • Please eat your meals outside the libraries. The libraries are not cafeterias or food courts.
  • Meals tend to produce more garbage and more mess and this type of atmosphere is not conducive to study and learning.
The Library is a dynamic resource and it offers a wide range of services, materials and environments. Some of our library users require a place for quiet concentration and study. Excessive noise carries from the Group Study so please moderate the noise level of your discussions. Excessive noise or inappropriate behaviour is never appreciated by either your neighbours or the staff.

Cell Phones Policy
  • Cell phones must be set on silent mode, and only devices with touch screen keyboards are permitted in library. We understand that you may wish to have your cell phones on but please leave the library to make or take calls.

Care of library borrower cards:
  • Take special care to maintain the library borrower cards. Do not fold, alter entries made on the cards, Members are responsible for the entire set of library borrower card issued to them.

Loss of cards:
  • Loss of borrower card should be reported to the librarian. Duplicate card may be issued against formal application and fine.

Validity of cards:
  • Library borrower cards are valid for the entire duration of the course to access library facilities at the end of the course

Care of Library Books:
  • Students are require to handle the books/ Journal very carefully; marking with pencil , writing or highlighting , tearing the pages or mutilating the same in any other way will be viewed very seriously. In such case reader shall be held responsible unless these are brought to the notice from the library staff at the time of issue.

  • Every student entering the library premises should have an identity card. It should be produce as and when demanded by the library staff.
  • Students must handle books or any other reading material with the responsibility. Defacing or tearing the pages will be treated as misconduct and the defaulter will be treated as misconduct and the defaulter will be strictly dealt with. The library material included books, magazines, journals, CD’s, PC’s and equipment should be handled with almost care.
  • Library timings- Monday to Saturday: 8.30 am to 5.00 pm
  • During the Examination Reading Hall Timing for all days can be extended on students demand.
  • Membership: Every year library issued Identity Cards to the student using barcode. Through this card students can borrow the books for reading room. Library membership cards are also provided to facilitate the home lending facility. All staff appointed is member of library.
  • Every student is required to enter his/her name in library entry register at the entrance of the library.
  • All students will be issued 2 book at a time for 7 days on borrower’s card and 1 book in reading room for a day on identity cards.
  • Books will not be renewed which are on demand.
  • Smoking, spiting, eating are strictly prohibited in the library premises.
  • Please maintain silence in the library.
  • Keep your mobile switch off.
  • The library reserves the right to search any personal item and does not accept liability for loss or damage to them.
  • Users / readers belongings should be kept outside stock area.
  • Students / readers shall not write on or damage the book and journals. Before leaving the counter borrower must satisfy himself / herself that the book sent is in good condition and if not must immediately bring the matter to the notice of the concerned staff, he/she is required to replace such damaged or lost book by new copy. In case this is not possible due to such book being out of print the member will be required to pay the prevailing cost of the book with additional change as determined by the librarian subject to a maximum of 100% of the prevailing cost of the book.
  • The date on which the book must be returned is stamped on the slip affixed to the book and student delaying the return is fined as per the rules of library committee.
  • Students must inspect the book at the time of borrowing and make sure that they are complete and undamaged. At the time of issue if any damage is noticed, a student should inform the library staff. Any damage detected at the time of return of the book will be the responsibility of the student and will have to pay the penalty as well as the appropriate cost of the book or replace the book.
  • In case the identity card/borrower’s card is lost, kindly inform to the librarian immediately to prevent its misuse.
  • Users must submit identity card/borrower’s card to library at the time of clearance.
  • Users are requested to have a cordial relationship with library staff.

The committee members meet thrice in the year, wherein the proposal of new addition to the stack is considered, rules and regulations for the book bank and daily issuing etc are formed
Sr.No. Name of Member Designation
1 Dr. Priyanka Singh Chairman
2 Dr. Bipin Bankar Faculty Advisor
3 Dr. Gorakh Wakhare Faculty Advisor
4 Prof. Shweta Padale Faculty Advisor
5 Mrs. Jayanthi Kumbhar Treasurer /secretary
6 Mrs. Shobha Shinde. Advisory Member
Strategies for improving library services:
  • Suggestion received through suggestion box
  • Conduct feedback
  • Analyze feedback
  • Identify suggestions from feedback
  • Improvement process on provided suggestions through suggestion box and feedback
  Further improvement (after strategies) of the library services:
  • Reintroduced open access
  • Purchased recommended and suggested book
  • Reading room facility beyond college hour
  • Make available of library in preparation leaves and during university exam
  • Provide internet facility
  • Provide direction layout for easy searching and access
  • Arrange reprographic service
  • Arrange printer
  • Provide separate space for researcher and innovative projects