About the Library

Library is an integral part of Modern Law College’s culture. It has become the lively hub where students spend a considerable amount of time everyday. All of the collections had been meticulously planned from the beginning. A student can find everything from textbooks, and reference materials to journals, and legal magazines at the library. Law and social science e-journal packages from well-known international publishers are also subscribed to enhance and promote research activity.

Modern Law College is popular for its legal literature in addition to infrastructure, teaching, and research excellence. The library shares equal responsibility in making MLC an excellent law college. The library fosters the pursuit of academic excellence. The vision of the library is to be a knowledge hub providing efficient services.

It spreads over ground floors with a seating capacity for 60 readers at a time. The library has a vast collection of more than 10,000 volumes of books, law reports and has subscribed to 42 print journals, newspapers, reference books, and e-books. Modern Law College library has huge resources in the field of law and other allied subjects such as Management, Sociology, Science and Technology, History, Economics, Political Science, and English Literature.

The library occupies the largest wing in the college building. It provides sufficient space for physical and digital access to library resources. It provides a comfortable, inviting facility for users. The library is fully Wi-Fi enabled to create an ambiance conducive to productive reading and research. It offers an environment that supports creativity, flexibility, and collaboration. The Library operations are automated with the help of Library and Information Management Software, the Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) which enables library users to search for the book database through title, author and publication etc.

The library has enough space for reading, research, reference, and interaction. It has separate ‘discussion rooms’ that are made available for group discussions.

Library provides extensive e-resources access to its patrons 24×7 within and off the campus. The library is well equipped with many computers for access to the library resources. Library also conducts extension services like book exhibition, orientation programs for new users.

Major Activities of the Section are

  • Issue and returns of reading materials (Primarily Books)
  • Attending the Users’ query for effective interpretation of library rules and regulations
  • Registration of new Library Members
  • Inter Library Loan Services
  • Operation of
  • “Circulation Module” of vriddhi Software.
  • Maintenance and updating of all data related to users at Circulation desk
  • Correspondence / No Dues issuing
  • Library Orientations/Information Literacy
  • Assisting the users to access OPAC

Goal

To be a knowledge center, enhance skill sets and foster research culture.

Library is an integral part of Modern Law College’s culture. It has become the lively hub where students spend a considerable amount of time everyday.

Vision of the Library

“To be a knowledge hub providing efficient services”

Mission of the Library

To expand the digital library collection.
To increase usage of e-resources.
To promote reading habits of students.
To be a center for e-learning.

Library Mission

To expand the digital library collection

To increase usage of e-resources

To promote reading habits of students

To be a centre for e-learning

Rules for Membership

  • All the users need to be members of the library to avail the facility.
  • For library membership, students should produce the fee receipt of the current year against which they will be given a library card and borrower card to avail the library book borrowing facility.
  • Staff members should fill up the Library borrower register for using the library facility.
  • Visiting faculties can have temporary membership of the library.
  • The borrower’s card remains valid for the period indicated on it, and the same can be renewed every academic year.
  • Users are requested to issue the books from the library as per the rules only.
  • Late fine is charged for Late Return of the books.
  • Photocopy and Printing Facility:
  • Students can avail photocopy and printing facility @ 1/- Rs. per page.
  • Computers in Library
    Computers are placed in the library for using OPAC and accessing the resources for academic and research work.
  • Using library computers for emailing is strictly prohibited.

Collaboration with other Libraries

  1. Jaykar Library, Savitribai Phule Pune University
  2. Modern Arts, Commerce & Science College, Ganeshkhind Pune
  3. Modern Arts, Commerce & Science College, Shivaji Nagar,  Pune