RUIA COLLEGE LIBRARY
Dr. P. D. MEGHANI LIBRARY
With one of the largest and richest collection in the academic arena, Ruia Library aims to fulfil the information needs of Ruia College. The main collection constituting books is more than 1.25 lac. Along with books, the library also has 6000+ bound volumes of back-issues of noteworthy periodicals, nonprint material like CDs & DVDs and subscription to more than 100 national and international journals. The Library collection is completely computerized and all bibliographic details of books, journals are accessible to the students through the Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC). Ruia Library possesses Institutional Membership of Asiatic Library, American Library and British Council Library. It is also registered as the member of INFLIBNET ‘N-LIST’ project under which the Library provides to all students free access to more than 80000 e-resources including variety of e-journals & e-books.
LIBRARY ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Prof. (Dr) Suhas Pednekar
Ms. Veena Thakare
Dr. Manjusha Gokhale
Arts Teaching Faculty
Ms. Devayani Ganpule
Arts Teaching Faculty
Ms. Manali Jadhav
Ms. Ankita Patil
TRAINING PROGRAMMES ORGANIZED
Course in Computer Proficiency -
As a part of user education, library offers this course for teachers and students of the college whenever the need arises. Its purpose is to train the users for using the OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) and access the Internet successfully.
Course in Computer Application -
Periodically library organizes this course for college librarians, assistant librarians and library professionals in the city. Purpose of this course is to give hands-on experience of the latest technologies, electronic gadgets and electronic media to the participants. This course also provides an opportunity to the participants, to explore and evaluate the variety of Library Softwares available in the country.
Course in Basics of Library Science -
This is another regular course organized by the library for the non-professional staff of libraries in the city. Being a very popular program, many colleges depute their library staff for this course.
Library Staff Education Program -
A yearly program for the Library Staff is organized to train them for new environment owing to introduction of technologies.
Library also offers training to fresh graduates and postgraduates.