Library Introduction :

Knowledge resources are the key for the growth of any educational institution. Dayanand Arya Kanya Mahavidhyalaya with its commitment to learning provides the students with a fully equipped library consisting of books & journals on various topics. The aim of library is inculcating reading habits and encouraging research and academic activities by rendering information services at the senior level as well as the Post – Graduate level.

The Library has been established right from the inception of the college in 1986. Initially it had 150 books. The college has continued to add to its collection and at present it holds 13800 books, 150 bound volumes of back journals, thesis & Dissertations, Minor Research projects, previous year’s question papers of RTM Nagpur University etc.

A user-friendly environment has been established in the library. The present Librarian Dr. Shraddha Anilkumar along with the library assistant manages the library with prompt and effective online and offline Library Services. The library follows Dewey Decimal Scheme for classification and arrangement of books.

Librarian’s Desk

Dr. Shraddha Anilkumar – Librarian

Welcome to the Dayanand Arya Kanya Mahavidyalaya college Library. A Library is a heart of any Institution. It is an integral part of the college education which revolves around teaching, research & consultancy.

The Library seeks to promote the vision & mission of the college by providing timely access to the quality information in various forms (Print, Online, E-resources, CDs, DVD’s) to meet the teaching and learning needs of the college staff and students.

Higher studies will have to require optimum use of library resources. In today’s environment knowledge is a power. D.A.K. Mahavidyalaya’s Library is open access that gives you a freedom to choose and read any books of any subject.

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To Help In Achieving Overall Institutional goal By Supporting Teaching – Learning Process through Learning Resources. It provides traditional and innovative library services to the right user at the right time.


College library is open access library that gives opportunity to users to provide diverse information. Library play important role to connect people to share, create and access knowledge. The Institute encourages the free exchange of information and ideas in a democratic society.

Library collection

Sr. Collection types Quantity
1 Books 13312
2 Journals and magazines 26
3 Journals bound volumes 150
4 News papers 08
5 E- News papers (direct link through college website) 10
6 Cd's and dvd's 225

Special collection

  • Encarta Dictionary
  • Encyclopedia Britannica-22 Vol's
  • Hindi Vishvakosh-12 Vol's
  • New Std Encyclopedia -19 Vol's
  • Premchand Granthavali- 20 Vol's
  • Jain Nendra Rachanavali-10 Vol's
  • Achary Ramchandra shukla-8 Vol's
  • Bacchan Rachnavali-6 Vol's
  • Nagarjun Rachanavali-5 Vol's
  • Prasad ki Rachanavali-5 Vol's
  • Bhavani Prasad Mishra-5 Vol's
  • Bhavani Prasad Mishra Rachanavali-5 Vol's
  • Ramkumar Varma Ekanki Rachanavali– 5 Vol's
  • Tulasi Shabdha Kosh– 2 Vol’s
  • Manak Hindi ke Shudha Proyog– 5 Vol’s
  • Sampoorna Sursagar– 5 Vol’s
  • Gwleri Rachanavali– 3 Vol’s
  • Encyclopedia Dictionary of Financial Mgt– 3 Vol’s
  • Encyclopedia Bio of Indian Freedom Fgt– 8 Vol’s
  • Hindi Vishvakosh– 24 Vol’s
  • Bharat Gyankosh– 4 Vol’s
  • Hindi Vgutpattikosh– 4 Vol’s
  • Nirala Rachanavali-4 Vol’s
  • Mukhibodha Rachanavali-5 Vol’s
  • Encyclopedia of Political science– 5 Vol’s
  • Encyclopedia of Home science– 5 Vol’s
  • Encyclopedia of Child Development– 5 Vol’s
  • Encyclopedia of Sociology– 12 Vol’s
  • Encyclopedia of Economics– 10 Vol’s
  • Encyclopedia of Music– 6 Vol’s
  • Encyclopedia Dictionary of Management– 3 Vol’s
  • Encyclopedia of Food Science– 3 Vol’s
  • Encyclopedia of Education– 4Vol’s
  • Encyclopedia of Woman– 10 Vol’s
  • Arya Samaj Books
  • Renu Rachanavali–5 Vol’s
  • Siyaramsharam gupt Rachanavali–5 Vol’s
  • Parsai Rachanavali–6 Vol’s
  • Yashpal ki Sampoorn Kahaniya–3 Vol’s

Library Services

  • User Orientation Programme at the beginning of new session.
  • Lending Service (for under graduate students one book for one week)
    (for post graduate students two books for one week)
  • Reprography Service
  • Reference Service
  • OPAC Service
  • Newspaper Clipping Service
  • Book Deposit scheme at (University Exam time)
  • Book Bank Scheme (only for economically backward class student)
  • Library Book Exhibition
  • Free Internet Facility
  • INFLIBNET – N-List facility
  • Copy of Syllabus, RTM Nagpur University previous year question paper set available in the Reading Room.
  • Display of new arrivals
  • Display of library books on special occasion
  • Career/Employment Information Services
  • Suggestion Box

Library Advisory Committee

Sr. Members Name Designation
1 Dr. Shraddha Anilkumar Officiating Principal
2 Dr. Tanuja Rajput Member com faculty
3 Mrs. Pareenita Harkare Member Arts Faculty
4 Ms Sneha Bodele Student/Member

Rules & Regulation

1. Library will remain open for all the user sw from 7.15 am to 3.30 pm on all the working days.

2. Students are required to show their ID cards while entering the Library, while borrowing books and at any time when requested by the Library, Staff

3. Students are requested to leave their bags, handbags and personnel belongings etc. on the racks kept inside Property Counter at the library gate. Do not bring & keep any valuables as the library will not be responsible for them.

4. Each student will be permitted to borrow books for a period of 7 days.

5. Each Faculty and Staff will be permitted books for a period of 1 Month (30 Days)

6. The books are to be returned on the due dates, failing which the student and staff will be required to remit a fine Rs. 2/- per book per day beyond the due date.

7. Renewals are allowed only when there is no claim by others.

8. Reference Books, Journals/Magazines and CD/DVD’s will not be issued.

9. Any document taken out of the library should be sown to the Library staff, before being taken out.

10. Absence and illness are not acceptable excuses for the exemption from paying overdue charges.

11. Books marked or written with ink or pencil, torn/pages taken out or defilement in any other form will be taken seriously and the borrower will be penalized. He/She will be required to either replace the book with Rs. 50/- towards Technical Processing Fee or pay double the cost of the book.

12. Books lost by the borrowers will have to be reported immediately in writing to the librarian, failing which, fines will keep on accumulating, replace the book within week (7days)

13. Refreshments or foodstuff of any kind will not be allowed inside the library.

14. The librarian has the authority to recall a book at any time before its due date.

15. All library members are expected to read the notice board for library timings and other facilities

16. Mobile phones are banned in the library anybody found using them will be penalized and the handset will be confiscated.

17. All the students are required to strictly adhere to the above regulations and cooperate with the library staff for smooth and efficient functioning of the library.

Official Library opening and operating Hours

Working Days Monday to Saturday Except Holidays
Working Hours 7.30a.m. to 3.30 pm. On all working days.
Issue Counter timings 8.00a.m. to 2.30 pm.
Internet Surfing 8.30a.m. to 12.30 pm
Reading Room 8.00a.m. to 3.30 pm.