Established in 1954, the college library primarily caters to the needs of students and staff members of M.E.S.’s New Law College. The library has always strived hard to keep its collection up-to-date and relevant in order to fulfill the academic needs of students and faculty both. Apart from standard text books and bare acts, the library has rich collection of commentaries, treatises, reference books, digests, law reports, journals and bound volumes of periodicals pertaining to law and allied subjects. Its digital collection includes couple of online and DVD based databases. Library’s house-keeping functions have been automated with SOUL 2.0 software, a product of INFLIBNET Centre, Gandhinagar, an autonomous inter-University centre of UGC. Though working with limited staff members, the library has always supported the academic pursuit of students. The services offered by the library range from the basic book lending to personalized reference services for research aspirants. It has also served for long time guest members and the student community beyond the four walls of the college.
To strengthen the efforts of the librarian in planning library activities and policies. To take the feedback and plan for improvement and enrichment of the library. To act as a liaison between the library and the readers.
The library committee ensures that proper care is taken with regard to the following. Allocation of funds for books and journals in various subjects. Framing and suggesting amendments to library code of conduct. Assessment of the library services provided by the library, if necessary. Suggesting improvements in library services.
Library Membership is provided to:
|1||Text books and general reading books||8165|
|4||Back Volumes of Law reports and other Periodicals||3544|
|5||Law Reports and Journal Titles subscribed||14|
|6||Other Periodical Titles subscribed||2|
|8||Past Question Papers|
|9||Moot Court Memorials|
9.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. on all working days. Library remains closed on Sundays and Public Holidays.
|SR. No.||Staff Name||Designation|
|1||Mrs. Mrunmayi Ranade||Librarian|
|2||Mrs. Dipti More||Library Attendant|
Every year library organizes an Orientation Programme for the First Year LL.B. students to introduce them to library’s resources and services. They are also guided on searching of case-law using various law reports and digests.
It has become a tradition for New Law College Library to organize a Book Exhibition to showcase the rich collection of the library and to promote reading and research activities among the students. Usually the exhibition is organized in the month of March with lot of zeal and zest. Students actively participate in the organization of the exhibition making it a successful event of the library.
Library Rules & Regulations
She has more than 20 years of professional experience of law librarianship. She has completed her Masters of Library and Information Science with first rank from S.N.D.T. Women’s University Library and LL.B. from University of Mumbai. She is actively involved in various curricular and extra-curricular activities of the college.