The Barr. B. Khardekar library, Shivaji University is one of the leading university libraries in Southern Maharashtra, India. It caters to the academic needs of students, faculty and other user groups of university and visitors from other universities and institutes.The library has over 2.9 lakhs printed documents and it subscribes to over 283 national and international journals. Library is also a member of UGC/INFONET Digital Library consortium of INFLIBNET, under which it has access to over 5000+ electronic journals and few electronic databases. It has established contacts with universities, national and international organizations libraries for inter-library loan arrangement.
The University Library was named after Late Barr. Balasaheb Khardekar on 24 October, 1981. Barr.Balasaheb Khardekar, who was a true sportsman, a notable democrat, the Member of the Parliament, an eminent educationist, a lover of English Literature and a disciplinarian to the core.
Library Area : Old Bulding: 5490.35 Sq.m.
New Building:5111.11 Sq.m.
Total Area of the Library Building : 10,601.45 Sq. m.
To actively support the teaching, learning and research activities of the university by providing the access to the information sources for study, teaching and research.
SHIVAJI UNIVERSITY - RECEIVED THE SILVER ZONE AWARD OF INDIAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE BLIND, MUDARAI
Dr. Mrs. Namita B. Khot Director, Knowledge Resource Centre:
Last Updated: 8th March, 2017: Updated by Shri. Birje Sunil R. - Senior Library Assistant, Barr. Balasaheb Khardekar Library, Shivaji University, kolhapur