Progressive Education Society's

Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce Library

Shivajinagar, Pune - 411005


Progressive Education Society’s Modern College of Arts, Science & Commerce Library, Shivajinagar, Pune 5 has a long tradition since 1971 having the collection of 1, 00,000+ print books, 120+ print journal & magazines, various subscribed online databases with
e-books & e-journals.

Library is situated at the ground floor; facing Principal’s Office & is easily accessible for library users. The primary objective of the library is to provide access to print & e-resources and offer reference facility to staff & students and to support educational & research programmes of the college.

Library is a combination of traditional print resources as well as e-resources, providing the services accordingly. Library has 7000+ student members & 300+ teachers as library members. Digital section with 20 computers with internet connection & e-resources are provided for students.

Library has wide collection of biographies & autobiographies of world famous personalities in various fields. To encourage reading habit, students are provided general books (other than study books) once in a week.

Quarterly e-bulletin, WebOPAC , online information literacy programme, checking scholarly material through anti-plagiarism software, reference service are some of the special services given by the library.


No Days Period Timing
1. Monday to Friday Regular 8.00am to 6.00pm
Saturday 8.00am to 5.00pm
2. Monday to Saturday During Examinations 8.00am to 8.00pm
Sunday 9.00am to 5.00pm
3. Competitive Exam Center (In Separate Hall) Regular 4.00pm to 11.30pm
Dr. Sangeeta N Dhamdhere

"Welcome to the Central Library of Modern College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Pune 05. Our college is multi-faculty college and so is our library. The main purpose of library is to freely disseminate knowledge, support teaching, research and academic activities and ignite the minds of youngster studying in our college. Our Library is one of the vibrant learning units in our college. All library staff works with the motto “To Give Maximum Information for Maximum Number of Times by Maximum Number of Ways in Minimum Times”. Library operates on need based approach rather than the usual rules-based treatment.

We are giving technology based services and facilities such as Web-OPAC, reference service for searching information from online databases, e-books, e-journals, audio books, library e-bulletin, online information literacy programs, digital library, Internet facility, Turnitin- an anti plagiarism software for research scholars, computerized issue return and attendance through barcode scanner, etc. At the same time we also provide traditional services such as reference and referral service, current awareness service, bibliographical services, reading facility, book bank facility for needy students, institutional membership of other libraries, inter library loan and library orientation programs, etc.

We have a huge collection of books which includes reference, text, self help, personality development, biographies, autobiographies, success stories, novels and competitive exam related books in our library. We subscribe national and International journals and magazines and provide gateway to many online scholarly publications.

Every year library organizes book exhibitions; guest lectures, celebrates birth anniversaries of eminent personalities, conducts various competitions and other programs to inculcate reading habits among the students

Through library website and web-OPAC library is accessible to users for 24/7 from any location. Library has its active Facebook page to circulate notices and updates.

I invite you to take advantage of this treasure of knowledge we have made available to you. Your positive and healthy suggestions are welcome. Please let us know how we can assist you. In the tsunami of information, library staff teaches you to swim.

I hope the library resources, services and facilities will be helpful to you." Happy Reading....