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About Collection The library collection consists of books, textbooks, reference books, back volumes of periodicals, theses, dissertations, project reports, CDs, e-journals and online databases.

TMV - Library Collection
No. of volumes
Books 104247
Donated Books 6999
Bound Volumes of Periodicals 539
Manuscripts 2270
Ph.D.Theses 974
M.Phil. Dissertation 482
CD-ROM Disk 354
Back volumes of periodicals 415
Braille books 06
Newspaper 08

Manuscript Details
• Collection of 16th & 17th Century manuscripts are available in library.
• The collection consists of 2270 rare manuscripts (Sanskrit and Marathi).
• Manuscripts have been scanned and are available in CD format.
• Another 82 Tibetan manuscripts are also in the collection.
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BooksWe have open access system in the library. Books are arranged according to Colon as well as Dewey Decimal classification scheme as per convenience of the users. The users through the Web OPAC facility can easily access the location and status of the books.

Display of New Arrivals New books are displayed every Monday for a week at the display counter at the circulation desk.

Reference Book Collections Reference books include encyclopedias, dictionaries, rare & costly books, theses, dissertation, project reports can be referred only in the reading room.

Current Periodicals The library subscribes to 124 periodicals (Indian and foreign) arranged as per subject in the reading hall. No current periodical or newspaper can be taken outside the library.

Back Issues of Periodicals The back volumes of periodicals are kept in the Stack room which can issued outside the library.
Bound Volumes of Periodicals

Rare Collection • Handwritten Letters of Lokmanya Tilak.
• Setu Madhavrao Pagdi Collection: Noted historican and poet of Urdu language.
• Prof. A.R.Kulkarni Collection: Noted historican and former Vice Chancellor of TMV.
• C. G. Kashikar Collection: Noted Sanskrit scholar and former Vice Chancellor of TMV
• Kesari Collection: Noted books of Lokmanya Tilak