The Asmita College of Arts & Commerce Library started in 1991. The Library of Asmita College supports the mission of the college and is committed to providing information leading towards excellence in higher education and women empowerment. Asmita College Library is also bound to help students gather multifaceted knowledge and thereby facilitate the process of knowledge revolution and overall and holistic personality development.
The Library has a multifaceted collection of around 23000 books. Our strength is well- abridged collection of Management, Marketing, Advertising, Environmental Science, Economics for commerce as well as rich collection of book of history, political science and economics in Marathi to serve Marathi medium students. Library is subscribing Journals, periodicals, Newspapers and CD’s to cater researchers and students with up to date knowledge.
The library has a collection of more than 23,000 books on every conceivable subject – in English, Marathi and Hindi. The library subscribes to Indian as well as foreign journals to keep the users abreast with the current knowledge on various subjects. Annually we receive 16 multilingual newspapers and 34 professional journals and 5 periodicals of general interest. (LIST OF PERIODICALS SUBSCRIBED BY THE LIBRARY LINK)
It also has a collection of 124 CD ROMs. Library is a registered member of INFLIBNET to receive a benefit of consortia through N-List, Which facilitate access to more than 2000 e-journals and more than 700 e- books. Library have institutional membership with British Council Library which facilitate 85000 e-books and borrowing of 10 physical books from British Council Library .The library displays newly arrived books in a show case. These are changed as and when new collection appears. Books related to specific themes are displayed on different occasions.
Asmita college library also have a departmental library for B.Sc.I.T./Computer Science and Law, which possess book collection of 1252 for B.Sc.I.T./Computer Science and 1262 for law.
Every bonafide student of this College is a member of the library. A Library Card is issued to every student after admission process. One book is issued at a time for seven days.
USE OF BOOKS
Before entering the Open Access Section of the library one should keep his/her belongings out on the racks provided. Readers are requested to use the books with care. They should not do any marking with pen or pencil in the books, nor should they fold pages nor try to remove pages from books and magazines or take unissued material out of the library.
RE-ISSUE OF BOOKS
The books must be returned to the library on the date marked on the date slip at the end of the book. As a rule, a book will not be re-issued when it is in demand.
BOOKS FOR INTERNAL READING
A considerable number of textbooks, reference books, books for various examinations, Non Book Material and journals are kept apart for internal reading in the Reference Section. The material from Reference Section must not be taken out of the Library under any circumstances and should be returned on the same day.