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Online Resources
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*DELNET- Developing Library Network click here

*WEB OPAC - Online Catalogue for TMV Library click here

*STM Journals click here

*EBSCO Link click here

*Shodhganga click here

*Manupatra Database click here

*J - Gate Databaseclick here

*Digital Library Initiativeclick here

*World ebook Library (WEL): click here

*ICSSR Data Service: Social Science Data Repository: click here

Manuscript Details

*About Consortium for Educational Communication (CEC)
The Consortium for Educational Communication (CEC) is one of the Inter University Centers set up by the University Grants Communication of India to promote Countrywide Classroom Programmes in the year 1984. It has been established with the goal to address the needs of Higher Education Information Communication Technology (ICT). Today 22 Media Centers are working towards achieving this goal under the umbrella of CEC. The Consortium has VYAS Higher Education Channel which is based on educational content on various undergraduate subjects which supplement the classroom teaching.

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Best User of the Library Award click here

Events And Activities of Department

* International Women's Day 2017 click here
* Dnyan Prabodhini Navanagar Vidyalaya student visited to TMV Library January 2017 click here
* Dr. Stewart Gordon (USA Senior Research Scholar, Center for South Asian Studies, university of Michigan) visited to Library (Sadashivpeth campus) - 12th Jan. 2017 click here
* Book Display in Tilak Maharshtra Vidyapeeth Library on the occasion of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Mahaparinirvan Diwas 2016 click here
* Celebration of 125 th birth anniversary of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar - Book Display click here

About the Library
The Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth library was established in 1965. The Library is considered as an integral part in the academic activities of the Vidyapeeth. It has a collection of more than 1,00,000 books 171 periodicals (national & international) in subjects like Social Sciences, Sanskrit Literature, Philosophy, Religion, Indology, Ayurveda, Management, Biotechnology, Education, Law, Library Science, Engineering etc. The Library provides services to all the students, research scholars, teaching, non-teaching staff of this Vidyapeeth. It also has a rich collection of 2270 manuscripts. The scanning & digitization of manuscripts has been completed. The library is equipped with INFLIBNET facilities. The Library operations are fully automated with SLIM21 software.

Library Layout
The library is located on two floors:-
• Stack room, Circulation section : 1st floor
• Reading hall, Periodicals section & Internet facility : 2nd floor

Working Hours
Reading Hall
Monday – Saturday 9:30 am to 5:30 pm Monday – Saturday 9:00 am to 7:00 pm
The Library remains closed on University Holidays.

• Photocopy
• Scanning
• Bar coding of books
• Newspaper clippings
• E-mail alerts
• Web OPAC
• Display of new arrivals
• Reference and Referral service
• INTERNET services
• Suggestion Box
• Reading hall facility to past students and members of staff of TMV.
• Lending Facilities
• Membership to senior citizen of TMV colony
• Provision of access of Thesis & Dissertations to researchers of other Universities
Membership is provided to the students, staff and faculties of the Vidyapeeth.
Also other membership prevails with the prior permission of the librarian and at a minimal charge of Rs.750/- only.

Entitlement Period


2 books 10 days

Back issue of periodical 5 days


10 books One semester

Visiting Faculties

2 books 10 days


2 books 30 days

Collection and Resources
The library collection consists of books, textbooks, reference books, thesis, dissertations, project reports, back volumes of periodicals, e-journals, online database, CDs, audio cassettes, maps etc..

There is open access system in the library. Books are arranged according to colon and Dewey Decimal classification scheme as per convinence of the users easy access. The users through the Web OPAC facility and DDC easily access the location and status of the books.

Display of New Arrivals
New books are displayed on every Monday for a week at the display counter at the circulation desk. These books are issued to users as per demand.

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

Current Periodicals
The library subscribes to over 171 periodicals (national / international) arranged as per subject in the reading hall. No current periodical or newspaper can be taken outside the library.

Current Periodical List

Back Volumes of Periodicals
The back volumes of periodicals are kept in the periodical section which can issued outside the library.

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

Highlights of the library
• Manuscripts digitization completed.
• Shodhganga grants received for digitization of old thesis and dissertations.
• Anti-plagarism software purchased from ithenticate from Balani Infotech.
• Facilities to researchers of other institutions to access the library resources and thesis.
• Inter library loan.

Security of library materials
• CCTV surveillance in the library with backup.
• Grilled wire windows.
• Security guard at the entrance.
• Fire alarm.

Kesari library tie up provides the following facilities to students of TMV.
The facility provides access to scanned newspapers of Kesari from 1881-1930.
Issues of Mahratta bounded from 1881-1930
Rare photos of Lokmanya Tilak, Tilak family, work done is accessible in hard disk form.
Record of letters of Lokmanya Tilak maintained in registers.
Rare books on Lokmanya Tilak, M. K. Gandhi, Agarkar, Savarkar, N. C. Kelkar and other noted historians.

Institutional Membership
• British Library: The membership facility is availed by students and faculties of management, nursing, media, animation and law.
• MCCIA: Mahratta Chamber of Commerce industries and agriculture. The facility is useful for Management students as e-mails are received for programs organized and can be attended by the students and faculties.

Activities conducted
• EBSCO hands-on training: beginning of second semester in October
• J-Gate demonstration: beginning of second semester in October click here
• Reference books display exhibition: August 2013 click here
• Saraswati Poojan 2017 click here
• One day JCCC-INFONET workshop click here
• User orientation program: during July and August.
• Best user of library award: 26 January

Future Plans
• Creation of Institutional Repository.
• Digitization of rare books in the library.
• To increase membership of other resourceful libraries.
• Encourage resource sharing through inter library loan.

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