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About the LibraryThe Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth library was established in 1965. The Library is considered an integral part of the academic activities of the Vidyapeeth. It has a collection of more than 100000 books and subscribes to 124 periodicals (Indian & Foreign) on subjects like Social Sciences, Sanskrit, Literature, Philosophy, Religion, Indology, Ayurveda, Management, Hotel Management, Physiotherapy, Nursing, Law, Library Science etc. The Library provides services to all the students, research scholars, teaching and non-teaching staff of this Vidyapeeth. It also has a rich collection of 2270 manuscripts. Scanning & digitization of manuscripts has been completed. The Library operations are fully automated with SLIM-21 software.

Manuscript Details & Library Layout• Collection of 16th & 17th Century manuscripts are available the 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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The library is located on two floors:
• Stack room, Circulation section: Ground floor
• Reading hall, Periodicals section & Internet facility: 1st floor Click here for Library Layout

Working Hours
Monday – Friday 9:30 am to 5:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am to 02:00 pm
The Library remains closed on Vidyapeeth Holidays.

Services • Photocopy
• Scanning
• 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 family members of staff of TMV.
• Membership to senior citizens of TMV colony
• Membership is provided to the students, staff and faculties of the Vidyapeeth.
• Membership to other readers is granted subject to authorization by the Librarian
For Ph.D. research scholar: CD format to be uploaded on shodhganga.

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Circulation Policy
Entitlement Period


2 books 10 days

Back issue of periodical 5 days


10 books One semester

Back issue of periodical 1 Month

Visiting Faculties

2 books 10 days


2 books 30 days

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

BooksWe have open access system in the library. Books are arranged according to Colon as well as Dewey Decimal classification scheme as per the convenience of the users. The users through the Web OPAC facility can easily access the location and status of the books.

Display of New ArrivalsNew 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, dissertations and project reports that can be referred to only in the reading room.

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

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

Rare Collection• Handwritten Letters of Lokmanya Tilak.
• Setu Madhavrao Pagdi Collection: Noted historian and poet of Urdu language.
• Prof. A.R.Kulkarni Collection: Noted historian 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

Highlights of the library • The Nippon Foundation Donated "Books for Understanding Japan"
• Manuscripts digitization completed.
• Shodhganga grants received for digitization of old thesis and dissertations.
• Facilities for researchers of other institutions to access the library resources and thesis.
• Inter-library loan.
• Creation of Institutional Repository @ TMV
• Braille Books, Low vision kit & ReadPlus Software for Visually impaired students

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

Tie-upsThere is a tie-up with Kesari library which provides the following facilities to students and staff of TMV :
• 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, Mahatma Gandhi, Agarkar, Savarkar, N. C. Kelkar and other noted historians.

Institutional MembershipMCCIA: 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.

Future Plans• Increase in the e-book collection and other e-resources.
• Digitization of rare books in the library.
• To increase membership of other resourceful libraries.
• Encourage resource sharing through inter library loan.
• E-mail/ SMS alerts service

Application FormsLibrary Membership Form
Library Feedback Form
Book Requisition Form

E-Resources * Orientation program on Library E-Resources and Services.
* National Digital Library
* Free e-books
* International Journal of Computer Graphics & Animation
* AIR Online
* Nursing Journals
* Institutional Repository @ TMV click here
* E-ShodhSindhu Consortium-Links click here
* DELNET- Developing Library Network click here
* WEB OPAC - Online Catalogue for TMV Library click here
* EBSCO Link click here
* Shodhganga click here
* Manupatra Database click here
* J - Gate Databaseclick here
* Digital Library Initiativeclick here
* ICSSR Data Service: Social Science Data Repository: click here
Management Online Journals :-
* International Journal of Financial Management click here
* International Journal of Marketing and Business Communication. click here
* International Journal on Leadership click here
* Journal of Entrepreneurship & Management. click here
Physiotherapy Journal :-
* Kinmbus Digital library
* Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology (DMCN)
* Australian Journal of Physiotherapy
* Economic & Political Weekly
Pharmacy E-Book :-
* Pharmacy E-Book
* Pharmacy E-Book Cupboard

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 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 classroom teaching.
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LibraryThe Central Library for all the courses of the Vidyapeeth possesses a sizeable collection of books and non-book reading material in Social Sciences, Sanskrit Literature, Philosophy, Religion, Indology, Ayurveda, and Computer Science, Education, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Management and Law. Every year the inventory progress is increasing. The Library make use of the latest technology. Students and faculties avail free internet facilities that help them to have easy accessibility to Library Resources.

Rare Books and Manuscripts Collection The rare books and Manuscripts collection may be said to be a special feature of the library. Well-known learned scholars from the fields of Sanskrit and Social Sciences have donated their collections to the library.

LaboratoriesThe Vidyapeeth encourages the students of various courses to make extensive use of laboratories related to their respective courses. Different laboratories for Computers, Languages, Mechanical, E&TC, Psychology, Physics, Chemistry and that of Nursing and Physiotherapy are specious with latest types of equipment.

Seminar Hall and A/V Room Besides regular classroom teaching, the Vidyapeeth take efforts to provide exposure to the students to various fields. The exposure is utilizing various seminars, presentations, workshops and so on. For this, the students have the seminar hall and A/V room with modern facilities.

ClassroomsEach classroom is well-lit having comfortable seating arrangement. The atmosphere is impregnated with vibrations of knowledge. Several classrooms are equipped with Laptop and DLP facility which helps faculty for Guest lecturers for PowerPoint presentation.

HostelsGirls’ Hostel
The five-storied girls’ hostel constructed through UGC grants is fully equipped with modern amenities. The hostel having 48 rooms can accommodate 96 girl students.

Boys' Hostel:
At present no separate Boys exists, however, accommodation is provided in the Staff Quarters building constructed with UGC funds. The ground plus two-floor building with 24 rooms can accommodate 48 boys.

Recreation RoomApart from the regular Canteen, Indoor Games like Chess, Table Tennis and Carom are enjoyed by a large number of students.

Media CentreConsidering the challenges to be faced in this 21st Century, the Vidyapeeth has established the Media Center. The Vidyapeeth to utilize modern ICT facilities has developed Media Centre with a well-equipped studio. A professional studio is utilized by various courses especially to prepare lecture CDs of experts from different fields. These lecture CDs are made available to students. The Media Centre also caters to the need for Videography of various events organized throughout the year by various departments.

Extra-Curricular Activities Student Activities
TMV lays an equal emphasis on extra-curricular activities like sports, cultural events, debates and participation in various competitions. We recognize the contribution of such activities in developing the leadership qualities, self-confidence, balance of body and mind and emotional strengths of the students, which are becoming increasingly important in today's competitive world.

Other ActivitiesCultural and co-curricular activities are managed by the students' committee. Students are exposed to an open and stimulating environment which supplements vibrant student enthusiasm, helping them mature in organizing participative activities, besides the academic ones.

Fitness ZoneOur sports committee helps the students re-energize themselves by organizing sports activities. The students are given a free hand to organize various activities in the institute under the able guidance of the teachers. This helps in promoting leadership and organizing capabilities as well as imbibing unity, discipline and culture amongst the students. A Yoga course of one-month duration is conducted for students and teachers.

Guest LecturesEach year eminent persons from the fields of Education, Management, Indology, Social and Health Sciences, Social Work, History, Economics, Politics and Law are invited to the campus to share their experiences with the students.

Personality DevelopmentVerbal and Non-verbal communication is an important part of the overall impressions of a person. The progression of the students from academic to professional life is easy, through various personality development sessions organised during their courses. Because of Globalization knowledge of the English language has been a necessity. Vidyapeeth has appointed two faculties as well as a language lab for better prospects and has tie-up for soft skills.