Shivaji University, Kolhapur
Shivaji University, Kolhapur
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About the Library

The library aims to be a leading library in all the fields of universities academic and research areas such as Chemical Sciences, Life Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences, etc. It also aims to build a comprehensive collection of back volumes of journals in all these fields.

The library apart from users from the university, is open to other academic users of other universities and institutes for reference. Visitors are requested to bring an official letter from their Librarian/Head of the Department/Guide/Principal. However, a reference charges will be laid on visitors for using the library resources. For further information, please contact the University Librarian.

Working Hours



For Reference (Stacks/Reference): 9.50 a.m. to 6.00 p.m
For Reference (Periodical Section): 10 .20 a.m. to 6.00 p.m
Issue/Return of Books(Archival/Textbook): 10.30 6.00 p.m.
Issue/Return of Books/Journals: 9.50 a.m. to 6.00 p.m
Reading Hall: 6.00 a.m to 12.00 a.m midnight


Reading Hall: 6.00 a.m to 12.00 a.m midnight

The circulation counter remains closed on all Sundays and National holidays. The reading hall and Periodical Section remain closed on selected national holidays.


Library Professional Staff


Name Designation Email
Dr.( Mrs.) Namita B. Khot Director, Knowledge Resource Centre
Dr. D.B. Sutar Deputy Librarian,
Dr. P.B. Bilawar Assistant Librarian
Dr. S. V. Thorat Assistant Librarian
Mr. A. B. Matekar Senior Library Assistant
Mr. C. N. Gurav Senior Library Assistant
Mr. S. M. Desai Conservationist
Mr. Anilkumar A. Deokar Senior Library Assistant
Smt. S.S. Patil Senior Library Assistant
Dr. S. R. Birje Senior Library Assistant
Mr. D. S. Gurav Senior Library Assistant
Dr. R.D. Khamkar Senior Library Assistant
Administrative Staff
Mr. U. M. Shinde Senior Assistant  
 Miss. A. R. Ahire  Jr. Assistant  
 Mr. A.S. Dakve  Library Attendent  
 Mr. S.S. Toraskar  Library Attendent  
 Mr. M.S. Pawar  Library Attendent  
 Mr. M.D. Maske  Library Attendent  
 Mr. T.V. Vadekar   Library Attendent   
 Mr. R.S. Bachate  Library Attendent  
 Mr. S. D. Jade  Library Attendent  
 Smt. R. K. Chikhalvahale  Peon  

Library Services

Library provides following services to its users:

  • Circulation Service
  • Current Awareness Service
  • Inter-Library-Loan
  • Photocopy service
  • Reference service

Online Services

  • CDs database
  • Current journal
  • E-Database
  • Digital Library consortium
  • Indian Patent database
  • JCCC Database
  • OPAC
  • Sci Finder Database
  • Web of Science