DR . BALASAHEB SAWANT KONKAN KRISHI VIDYAPEETH, DAPOLI, DIST. RATNAGIRI.

(Agricultural University)

 

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INTRODUCTION:

 

University library is located at Dapoli. It caters the library, information and learning needs of the College of Agriculture, College of Horticulture, College of Agricultural Engineering & Technology, and College of Forestry etc. located at university head quarter dapoli. The College of Fisheries, Ratnagiri, other research stations and agriculture schools maintain separate libraries at their respective places. The existing library of Dr. Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth, Dapoli started functioning in the year 1965 i.e. from the inception of the College of Agriculture, Dapoli. After the establishment of university on 18th May, 1972, the college library functioning as university library from 1st January 1986 as it received the status of a university library. There are two separate college libraries at the main campus at Dapoli. The university library caters to the library needs of students of B.Sc. (Agri), M.Sc. (Agri), B.Sc. (Forestry), M.Sc. Forestry and B.Sc. (Horticulture), M.Sc. (Horticulture), B.Tech. (Agriculture Engineering), and research scholars of all faculties.Digital Library has been established with 10 Computer systems with internet connection. Wi-Fi facility has been provided for laptop users. CCTV Web cameras have been fixed in the University Library and the entire building is under camera surveillance. RFID Technology of Document Identification, Self Check-In and Check-Out and Library Security System have been implemented for the library functions and services from 2015. The Library Advisory Committee is constituted under the Chairmanship of Director of Instruction.

 

INFRASTUCTURE:

 

The University Library with a carpet area of 2652 m2 is a magnificent two storied building, center staged on the hillock facing the entrance gate of the university campus. The building is constructed with the planning for anticipated needs and scope for future expansion. It is centrally located and approachable within 5 minutes by walk from the hostels as well as offices of all the departments. Inside the building, the library has a big three tier stack room, three reading halls, spacious separate rooms for stocking the books , back volumes of journals and volumes received as gratis and newspaper section, reprographic unit, night library section, acquisition section and circulation counter. The library has a specious reading hall having about 500 seating capacity.

 

LIBRARY TIMING:

 

Monday to Saturday: 8.00am to 8.00pm.
Books Circulation Timing: 9.00 am to 5.30pm.
(Closed on Sunday, every 2nd & 4th Saturday & Govt. Holidays.)

 

LIBRARY SERVICES:

 

  Self-Check-In and Check-out through RFID System
  Digital Library
  Wi-Fi Connectivity
  Agricultural Competitive Exam Section
  Reading Halls ( General & Separate for Girls)
  CCTV Surveillances
  Document Delivery Service through CeRA
  Online Public Access Catalogue


 

LIBRARY RESOURCES:

 

University library holding 51514+ books and is subscribing to 38 Printed journals and magazines.


 
S. N. Holding Number/Particulars
1 Books

51514

2 Periodicals Subscribed (Print)

38

3 E-Resources (CeRA,CAB Direct, Krishikosh,Indiaagristat etc.)

4500+ Full Text E-Journals, Million FT CABI Articles 50000+ Electronic Thesis from Krishikosh

4 Bound back volumes

7957

5 Thesis (M.Sc. & Ph.D.)

6245

6 CD’s

1412

7 Newspapers

12

 

Last updated on 24 August 2017

 
 
 

Contact Information

DEVANAND KHUPATE
University Library,
Dr. B. S. Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth, Dapoli, Dist: Ratnagiri
Phone: (02358) 2280716
Mob.: +91 9763617217
E-Mail – db.khupate@gmail.com , dbskkvlib@rediffmail.com

 
     
 
     
 
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