About Us

SKN Sinhgad College of Engineering, Pandharpur established by Savitribai Phule Shikshan Prasarak Mandal (SPSPM), SKNSCOE Library is one of the best engineering college libraries in the state. It started its function with a vision to serve the information needs of its users and it mainly holds books related to engineering and allied subjects.& discipline like Mechanical, Civil, Computer, and Electronics & Telecommunication & Electrical. We added new sections like competitive exam its realms

Library also plays a vital role in acquisition, organization and dissemination of knowledge. SKN Sinhgad College of Engineering, College library system supports the teaching-learning program of institute. , College library has an exceptional collection of over 18555 volumes of text books, reference books, general science books, journals and magazines, CD-ROMs, online resources and other reading material.NPTEL facility (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning) to access video lectures and Membership of DELNET (Inter library loan) for resource sharing.

Books are classified according to the Dewey Decimal Classification Scheme. It has excellent infrastructure to meet its requirements, all its operations are computerized using SOUL Library software and provides access to the collection through OPAC. College library follows open access system that allows users a direct access to the library collection.

Library Location:Library has separate four floor building. The built up area of the library is 1030 sq. mt. The reading hall facility is 3090 sq. mt. available for the students and faculty members for 24 hours. It consists of, circulation section; Stack section, Acquisition and technical section. Journal section, reference section & Digital Library section.
Library Timing: In order to provide optimal service to readers, the library remains open on 5 days a week.

Day Time
Monday To Friday Regular Library working Times: 8.30 a.m to 6.30 p.m (Reading hall remains open 24 hours)
On Holiday(as per demands) 8.30 a. m. to 6.00 p.m (Reading hall remains open 24 hours)
Before Examination days 8.30 a. m. to 8.30 p. m (Reading hall remains open 24 hours)
During examination days 8.30 a. m. to 10.00 p. m midnight (Reading hall remains open 24 hours)
During Vacation 8.30 a.m. to 6.00 p. m.
Reading Hall 24*7


To become a premier learning resource centre with a state of art library resources and services in Engineering and related areas.

Library Building

Reading Hall


Sr.No Name of Staff Designation Qualification
1 Dr. S. S. Kulkarni Librarian B.Sc., B.Lib. & I.Sc., M.Lib. I.Sc. M.Phil, Ph.D.
2 Mrs.Nisha K. Karande Librarian M.A B.Ed, B. Lib, M.Lib., I.Sc, M.Phil.
3 Mrs.Sarika A. Nikam Lib. Cleark B.A. B.Lib., I.Sc, M.Lib. I.Sc.
4 Mrs. Vandana Mali Lib. Cleark B.A. M.Lib.I.Sc.
5 Mr. Dadaso Waghmare Jr. Cleark B.A.
6 Mr. Dadaso Nale Jr. Cleark B. A.
7 Mr. Jayash Mali Clerk H.S.C, ITI
8 Mr. Vaibhav Gaikwad Peon 10th Pass

Library Collection

The library has an enormous and rich collection of books, journals, online e-journals. Library also has an excellent collection in the areas of Mechanical, Civil, Computer, and Electronics & Telecommunication, Electrical, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics etc. It maintains separate collection of Reference books, the total collection of the library is as follows

Sr.No Name of Item Quantity
1 Total Numbers of Books 18555
2 Total number of Titles 4575
3 Total Number of Magazines/Journals/Periodicals 80
4 Total Number of E-Journals 2044
5 Total Number of CDs 392
6 Total Number of Students Projects 277
7 Total Number of News Papers 05


Library Automation:

Library uses KOHA & SOUL Library software package which is integrated multi-user, multi-tasking library information software that supports all in-house operations of the library. The software extends the facilities like Catalogue, Circulation, Utility, Serial Control, and Acquisition. The database of books available in the library is being updated on day to day basis.

Books circulation services:

Issue & Return of reading material such as Books, Project Reports,CDs etc.

Reference Services:

On demand reference service provided to the students & faculty members by using reference books and open source on internet.


List of Books, Periodicals & Journals, E-Resources, etc available as on title wise, Author wise & Subject wise.

Current Awareness Service:

Library information such as New Arrivals, Library Rules, Journal List, Notices, and News Paper Clipping etc. are displayed on Library Notice Board from time to time.

Inter Library Loan:

SKNSCOE College libraries are connect with All Sinhgad Institures campus each other and avail facility of inter library loan for any resources.

Internet Facility:

Separate 10 computers for the students with internet connection provided to the students. Students can access and download information of their topic or interest subject.

Email Service:

On demand soft copy of Syllabus, Question Papers and full text research papers etc. provided to the students & faculty members by using email on internet.


Maintain Newspaper clipping file for up-to-date record of information regarding new trend in Education. & student carrier related.

Photocopy Facility:

Photocopy facility also available for all readers.


The SKN Sinhgad College of Library subscribed following e-journals & providing access to the following online electronic resources to its users.

    Online Full-Text Electronic Resources:
    DELNET-Developing Library Network
  • IEEE- Oepn Access Journals
  • ELSEVIER - SCIENCEDIRECT- Oepn Access Journals
    Knimbus Remote Access Platform e-Journals-2303, e-Books 3739, Springers Open Access Journals
  • SKNSCOE e-Book Library (1000+)
  • e-PGPathshala
  • e-Shodhganga (e-Thesis)
  • e-shodshindhu
  • National Digital Library
  • DOAJ (Journals)
  • Turnitin-Plagiarism

Open Access Journals / e-journals

Sr.No Journal Name URL Link
1 Directory of Open Access Journals -Provides access to over 1500 + learned journals covering all major disciplines.
2 Indian Academy of Sciences (IAS) – 11 free Indian online journals
3 Niscair Full Text Journals
4 Bentham 175 Open Access Journals
5 High Wire Press- Earths largest free-full science archives (journals) 320 journals
6 Institute of Physics electronic journals(IOP) 60 e-journals
7 Journal of the Indian Institute of Science
8 Down to Earth
9 Indian National Science Academy journals (INSA)
10 Indian Journals
11 Iete Journals (institution Of Electronics And Telecommunication Engineers.)
12 Open j-Gate 4805 Open Access Journals
12 Open j-Gate 4805 Open Access Journals
13 Open Access Journals Search Engine
14 Medknow Publications Journals
15 49 Full Open Access Stm Journals

Free e-books

Sr.No Name of Item URL Link
1 Digital Library of India is digitizing all the significant literary, artistic, and scientific works of mankind and making them freely available, in every corner of the world, for our education, study and appreciation and for all our future generations
2 Project Gutenberg offers over 38,000 free ebooks
3 Free fiction books
4 Ebook4free
5 Ebook4free
6 Free-Books
7 Free-ebooks
8 Download engineering books
9 Virtual books
10 Free Tech books

General Engineering

Sr.No Name of Item URL Link
1 Greatest Engineering Achievements
2 Shodhganga enhances access to Indian theses and enlarges the reach and audience for Indian doctoral research works

Dictionaries /Encyclopaedia

Sr.No Name of Item URL Link
1 One look Dictionary
2 Encyclopaedia
3 Encyclopaedia Britannica
4 Merriam Webster Dictionary
5 Engineering Dictionary
6 Webster’s Online Dictionary

Open Course Wear’s

Sr.No Name of Item URL Link
1 National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL)
2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
3 Berkeley’s Open Courseware
5 Open Yale Courses
6 National Science Digital Library at NISCAIR
7 Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD)

The Science Citation Index (SCI)

Sr.No Name of Item URL Link
1 Science Citation Index


LIBRARIAN : Dr. Shirish S. Kulkarni
: 02186 – 250030/ Mo. +919850888223

Suggestion :

We have put the suggestion box in library. All library users can put their valuable suggestion at any time.