Rahul College of Education


The Library has evolved into a complete library system with adequate physical and on-line resources to facilitate the teaching-learning and research activities of the college. In keeping with its vision of enabling seamless access to quality knowledge and information resources in diverse formats, the library has created open access library facilities and easily accessible online resources. Additionally, the library is in the process of establishing online access with other information and knowledge portals.

Some of the innovative initiatives of the University Library are as follows:

  1. Library organizes exhibitions and displays on important occasions and programs celebrated and conducted by the university. e.g. displays are organized on Foundation Day, Women’s Day etc
  2. Library also arranges exhibition and sale of books in which various booksellers exhibit the recent publications. This helps in promoting reading and book culture.
  3. Library is partially automated with the help of SLIM software.

Facilities at Library:

  • Reading room facilities for 9-10 hours daily
  • Open on Sundays and select holidays during certain months of the year
  • Special workstations for using audio-visual materials, CD-ROMs and internet
  • Extensive lending facilities and inter-library loan facilities
  • Pathfinders and guides to library use
  • No. of Books- 5587
  • No. of Journals- 8
  • No. of Encyclopaedias- 10
  • Seating capacity- 100
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Library Collection:

The collection of the Library includes information material in English, Hindi, Marathi, and Sanskrit. The collection includes  Books.

  • Journals, newspapers
  • Databases
  • Dissertations and theses
  • Standards and specifications
  • Newspaper clippings
  • Library annual reports
  • Unique collection of books on Hindustani Music
  • Select collection of teaching aids audio-visual material
  • Electronic resources including e-books, e-journals
  • Back volumes of Indian & foreign journals back runs of newspapers and women’s magazines

Electronic Services:

Library members have access to the following online resources & databases
  • Theses and dissertation
  • Education Research Complete
  • ERIC
  • ECONLIT with full text

Other Useful links

  1. NCERT- https://ncert.nic.in/textbook.php
  2. Balbharati- http://cart.ebalbharati.in/BalBooks/ebook.aspx
  3. UGC- https://www.ugc.ac.in/
  4. ERIC- https://eric.ed.gov/
  5. International Journal of Educational Research https://www.journals.elsevier.com/international-journal-of-educational-research
  6. http://www.ccsenet.org/journal/index.php/jel
  7. National Digital Library of India: Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) under its National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology (NMEICT) has initiated the National Digital Library of India (NDLI) project to develop a framework of virtual repository of learning resources with a single-window search facility. It is designed to provide support for all academic levels including researchers and life-long learners, all disciplines, all popular forms of access devices and differently-abled learners. It is being developed to help students to prepare for entrance and competitive examinations, to enable people to learn and prepare from best practices from all over the world and to facilitate researchers to perform inter-linked exploration from multiple sources. https://ndl.iitkgp.ac.in/
  8. International Online Journal of Education and Teaching: https://www.iojet.org/index.php/IOJET
  9. DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals) : https://doaj.org/
  10. Journals for free. http://www.journals4free.com/?fq=class:edu
  11. Shodhganga: https://shodhganga.inflibnet.ac.in/