Central Library

History: The Maharashtra Academy of Engineering was established in 1999 by the Maharashtra Academy of Engineering and Educational Research (MAEERS, MIT-PUNE). The Central Library started operation from the year 1999 with a collection in discipline like Computer, Electronics, Chemical and E&TC Engineering, Mechanical Engineering. Information Technology, MBA and MCA. Its rich collection is growing very fast in terms of books, journals and services.

Introduction: Library is the “soul of Education”. “Temple of knowledge” .It is evidently the heart of the institute. Library plays a very important role in the curricular development & to satisfy the readers thirst for knowledge. MAE library is to participate actively in the educational mission of the college through collection and dissemination of information to meet the curricular and general needs of the students, faculty and staff. To expand the information resources available, by establishing mutual beneficial partnerships with educational institutions and other organizations, to respect and preserve the knowledge of the past, for future.

Library also plays a vital role in acquisition, organization and dissemination of knowledge. MAE library system supports the teaching-learning program of institute. MAE library has an exceptional collection of text books, reference books, general books, journals and magazines, encyclopedia, handbooks, data sheets, bound volumes, CD-ROMs, Floppies, Video Lecture, online resources and other reading material. Books are classified according to the Dewey Decimal Classification Scheme. It has excellent infrastructure to meet its requirements, all its operations are computerized using slim software and provides access to the collection through OPAC. MAE library follows open access system that allows users a direct access to the library collection. In Addition to being the first ISO certified engineering library, it is also the first engineering library in Pune that implemented barcode technology for circulation.

Location: Library is located on the second floor of the new building. The built up area of the library is 9578.53 sq. ft. (905 sq. mt). The reading hall accommodates 150 students at a time. Air conditioned library has conducive atmosphere, adequately lighted infrastructure for reading. It consists of reading hall, journal section, reference section, circulation section, Stack section, Acquisition and technical section, staff room and an office for the librarian.

Library Hours: In order to provide optimal service to readers, the library remains open on all days of the year except on National and Diwali holidays.

Library timing

  • Monday to Friday --- 8.30 a.m. to 10.00 p.m.
  • The books will be issued. On all working days ---- 9:00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.
  • Library will remain open on all Saturdays & Sundays and other holidays from 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. (No issue & return will be done on Saturday, Sunday and other holiday)

Mrs. V. B. Khandelwal
Librarian-(M. Lib. Sc.)
E-mail: shitalkumar@maepune.com

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