“Libraries store the energy that fuels the imagination. They open up windows to the world and inspire us to explore and achieve, and contribute to improving our quality of life. Libraries change lives for the better”.
- Sidney Sheldon .
The MIT Academy of Engineering was established in 1999 by Maharashtra Academy of Engineering and Educational Research (MAEERS, MIT-PUNE). MITAOE Central Library started its operation from the same year with four major branches i.e. Computer, Electronics, Chemical and E&TC. Later on we upgraded our library collection with the introduction of other branches i.e. Mechanical, Civil, IT and PG Courses. Presently, we have a good collection of books including all above branches as well as Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics Humanities etc. Its rich collection is growing relentlessly in all subjects.
The Library develops and maintains both physical and electronic collections, supporting the diverse needs and preferences of users both on and off campus. Central Library has an excellent collection of text books, reference books, general books, journals, magazines, encyclopedia, handbooks, data sheets, bound volumes, CD-ROMs, Floppies, Video Lecture, digital library, online resources and other reading material. All books are classified according to Dewey Decimal Classification Scheme. It has an excellent infrastructure to meet student’s requirement. Central Library uses Slim ++ software for managing all its operations. Readers can access the Library database using WEB OPAC. Central Library follows open access system that allows users a direct access to the library collection. The Library partners with other institutions to share resources and participate in cooperative initiatives. Central Library is also the first ISO certified engineering library, it is also the first engineering library in Pune that implemented barcode technology for circulation. The central library offers a diverse range of services. Apart from the library services, library also carry out some activities to increase the user’s interest towards library utilization.
Central Library is located on the second floor of the Takshashila building. The Carpet area of the library is 795 sq. meter The reading hall accommodates around 250 students at a time. The Reading Hall is air conditioned library it has a conducive atmosphere, adequately light infrastructure for reading.Library consists of a reading hall, journal section, reference section, circulation section, Stack section, Acquisition and technical section, staff room and an office for the librarian.
In order to provide optimal service to readers, the library remains open on all days of the year except on National and Diwali holidays.
Library opening timing
|Monday to Friday||08.30 am to 10.00 pm|
|Book Circulation timings||09.00 am to 07.00 pm|
|Saturdays, Sundays and other holidays||09.00 am to 05.00 pm|
|Circulation timings on Sat, Sun and Other holidays||09.30 am to 04.30 pm|
|1||Ms. Vandana Khandelwal||Librarian||25 Years|
|2||Mrs. Rajeshri. V. Kaktikar||Sr. Asst. Librarian||18 Years|
|3||Mr. Sunil Jadhav||Sr. Lib. Asst.||15 Years|
|4||Mr. Sanjay Dahiwadkar||Lib. Asst.||15 Years|
|5||Mr. Sudhir Kubde||Lib. Asst.||15 Years|
|6||Mr. Mahesh Marab||Lib. Asst.||09 Years|
|7||Mr. Nilesh Mhaske||Lib. Asst.||05 Years|
|8||Mr. Vikas Mungse||Book Lifter||17 Years|
|9||Mr. Ajit Solwande||Book Lifter||11 Years|
|10||Mr. Atul Patil||Checking Counter Person||10 Years|
|11||Mr. Sanjay Waghole||Book Lifter||90 Years|
|12||Mr. Sudam Ugale||Security Guard||20 Years|
|13||Babu Dhakane||Peon||05 Years|
|14||Savita Mungase||Peon||3.05 Years|
Central Library @ Glance
|Total No. of Titles||10810|
|Total no. of Volumes||39589|
|Book Bank Books||2388|
|Online Journals Package||03|
|NPTEL||Web & Video Courses|
|Institutional Membership||BCL, Uop, ARAI|
|Multimedia PC for user access||10|
|Library management Software||SLIM 21|
|Digital Library Software||Dspace|
|No. of Library staff||14|