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Welcome to Barr. Balasaheb Khardekar Knowledge Resource Center Portal. In this digital era, the role of libraries has become more complex and multidimensional.  There are various types and services of e-resources, various modern methods/ technique and procedures for effective information retrieval and dissemination and with this, libraries have to improve their services and products to promote their use in productive way. 

Barr. Balasaheb Khardekar Knowledge Resource is a well-known and reputed Library in the region of southern Maharashtra because of its different special features that contribute towards knowledge culture. BBKKRC is enriched with huge collection and reading materials in different forms and formats. It has developed Academic Resource Center (ARC) to cater the needs of researchers in changing digital environment. Also we are giving services to persons with disabilities through newly developed Resource Center for Inclusive Education.

Barr. Balasaheb Khardekar Knowledge Resource Center has launched on 18th November 2019 Indian Research Information Network System (IRINS) project of INFLIBNET, which shows profiles of faculties in Shivaji University with their publications, citations, h-index etc. Also BBKKRC has compiled Online Literature on Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in 18th November 2018.

As now a days because of ICT development most of the resources are publishing in online form. There are many such E resources which can be available freely. We have compiled them and made available for easy access to our stakeholders, through Free Open Educational Resources. We have launched our Institutional Repository named ‘Shivdnyansagar’ in the year 18th November 2019 for dissemination of variety of publications such as Annual Reports, Convocation Addresses, Question Papers,Thesis dissertations, Conference proceedings, Publications of faculties & other publications of Shivaji University. This will be most useful repository for our stakeholders.

Barr. Balasaheb Khardekar Knowledge Resource Center is performing as a bridge between the technology and users of technology by making availability and awareness of pin-pointed, exhaustive up to date electronic information through its variety of resources.

I am glad if you will Visit frequently toBBKKRC portal. Please feel free to visit BBKKRC & BBKKRC portal to procure any information&guidance whenever you required from BBKKRC portal.

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Thanks & Regards.

Dr. D. B. Sutar
I/c Director,
Barr. Balasaheb Khardekar Knowledge Resource Centre




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