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BPHES’ CSRD ISWR Learning Resource Centre (LRC)

Library is automated using Integrated Library Management System (ILMS)

The library functions at the ground floor of the building (266.80 Sq m carpet area). The space is used exclusively for library and related services. The library is situated at the heart of the academic block, easily accessible yet quiet, bright and airy place for study. The librarian’s room and the reading room for students along with book search facilities (catalogue, e-search and card system) and the issue counter are arranged in a user friendly system. Computer lab and internet centre is also functions in the space. Stack room consist of the separate sections for the Career Guidance cell where books for competitive examinations are available. The internationally accepted Dewey Decimal Classification Scheme (23rd edition) is followed for classification of books. The library has restricted open access system. Books are issued to students on all working days and the reference facility is open throughout the working hours of the library. To help the users and to ensure the security of materials the CCTV cameras are installed and controlled gate system is followed.

Details of Automation: CSRD-ISWR library is fully automated and the services are computerized. It uses  software SLIM-21 and is upgraded to a barcode version. Automation is introduced in 2014 to facilitate fast and quality services to the stakeholders. The SLIM21 – system for Library Information Management Software version 3.6 is provided by Algorhythms Consultants Pvt. Ltd. Pune. The services computerised in the library are;

The OPAC (public interface for users) Cataloging (classifying and indexing materials)

Circulation/ Counter transaction /Issue and return module (lending books and receiving them back) Serial control module that allows tracking journals. Inflibnet Online journal (N- List)

Other services in the library are:

  • Current awareness services (CAS) and selective dissemination of information (SDI).
  • New arrival notification. Reference services/ Referral services.
  • News paper clippings.
  • Printing, Scanning and Multimedia facility.
  • CD library
  • Point for laptop charging.
  • Wi-Fi connectivity

Visit our library………….


Learning resources:

Total Book Collection-  10785

Periodicals-  18

Journals-  17

Student’s Project Reports-  1020

Ph.D. Thesis –  10

Daily New Papers

Marathi –  13

English –      02

Hindi    –   01

Weekly Employment News-  01

Services of LRC

Bibliographical  Services

Paper Clippings (newspapers)

New Arrival Notification and Information Display

Current Awareness Service (CAS)

Selective Dissemination of Information (SDI)

Reference Service

Referral Service

N-List Journals (electronic journals and bibliographical database)

Resource Sharing / Inter Library Loan

Facilities of LRC

Separate Reference, Stock, Periodicals, Journal, Online resources, and Reading Room sections

Uninterrupted power back up (solar)

Online resources – 11 computers with internet facility

Educational Multimedia

Computerized library (SLIM) – barcode access, computerized management of book issue

Computerized CD sorting

Printing and Photocopy facility

Activities Organized by LRC

Orientation (Information Literary Program)

Book Exhibition

Career Guidance / Competitive Exam  Section

Mobile Learning Resource Centre (village outreach of library resources)

Rev. Dr. B. P. Hiwale and Mrs. Ruthbai Hiwale Marathi Literature Award annually given to writers on rural social issues

Stock Verification

List of Topics of Research Projects of MSW final year students for the last 11 years: –

List of MSW Research Project Reports 2022-23

List of MSW Research Project Reports 2021-22

List of MSW Research Project Reports 2020-21

List of MSW Research Project Reports 2019-20

List of MSW Research Project Reports 2018-19

List of MSW Research Project Report 2017-2018

List of MSW Research Project Report 2016-2017

List of MSW Research Project Report 2015-2016

List of MSW Research Project Report 2014-2015

List of MSW Research Project Report 2013-2014

List of MSW Research Project Report 2012-2013

Sample Question Papers – DDM, MSW & MAMR : –

MSW Semester 1 Previous QP

MSW Semester II Previous QP

MSW Semester III Previous QP

MSW Semester IV Previous QP

DDM Previous QP

MA(MR) Semester I Previous QP

MA(MR) Semester III Previous QP

MAMR Semester II & IV Previous QP