Loknete Dr. Balasaheb Vikhe Patil (Padma Bhushan Awardee)
Pravara Rural Education Society's

Women's College of Home Science and BCA,Loni.

Affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University Pune Id No.PU/AN/SC/141/2016

Library is the heart of college and provides adequate services to its user.

Library Info

Library has a collection of 6,668 books (as on 13.10.2023), and for proper organization of the library material, library has Vriddhi software. In addition, the college has purchased "KOHA" Library Software as well which is a cloud hosting on Microsoft azure.

Software is upgraded from time to time through the regular annual maintenance contract. One terminal is reserved for students to search information of availability and issue of Books. Web based Library Software provides OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue), E-mail & SMS alert. The software works as a single window where the record of the users along with circulation status, fine status, contacts details, reading & circulation history is maintained.

Various types of reports can be generated with the use of above mentioned software like usage report, issue report etc. Books database is created along with users‟ database.

Issue and return process is fully automated and manual cards are kept as supporting documents for students and faculty.

The Library has active institutional membership to NLIST-INFLIBNET consortia. NLIST provides access to 6000 e-Journals and 135000e-Books. Union catalogue of books.

The Library offer many services to our patrons like Automated Circulation System, Online Public Access Catalogue, Online Purchase Suggestion, Reprography, Internet browsing, Library Orientation, Inter Library Loan Facility, Book Bank Facility, News Paper Clipping and Selective Dissemination of Information etc.