Prof. M M Sharma Library
Established in the year 1934, Prof. M M Sharma Library functions as the central library of the institute and can be called one of the best special libraries in the country. It performs a dual role of an Academic Library as well as a Research Library, catering to the information needs of the in-house students and faculty, in particular, and, the academic and research community, in general. It is housed in a separate Ground Plus two-storied building and follows a completely open-access concept. It has a specialized collection in Chemical Engineering, Chemical Sciences, Chemical Technology and Pharmacy and its allied fields. The library can boast of rich heritage collection of old classic books and bound volumes dating back to 1930s. But along with the traditional collection it has a significant digital collection as well. Currently has access to more than 500 electronic journals. Has access to databases such as Reaxys, Sci-Finder, Scopus, Web of science, etc. The library is fully computerized using the library management software called Libsys. It can be termed as a hybrid library with best collection of printed and digital documents. The library is also a member of E-ShodhSindhu Consortium.
|On Working days
||8:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
|On 2nd and 4th Saturdays, Sundays and holidays
||11.00 a.m.– 6.00 p.m.
Throughout the year the library remains closed only on four days, viz. Independence day, Republic day, Ganesh Chaturthi, and Dassera.
The Library is a three storied structure. First Floor: Book Collection & Circulation counter Ground Floor: Bound volumes (Back Issues) of Journals, Photocopying Section Second Floor: Current Journals (latest issues), Reference Book Section, Theses Section, Book Bank Section
Library caters to two broad categories of users viz. Internal users & External users
- Research Scholars
- Post Graduate Students
- Under Graduate Students
- Daily membership
- Individual membership (membership form)
- Institutional/Corporate Membership (membership form)
Printed Resources- The library collection comprises of various different types of media, viz, Books, Journals, Theses, CDs, Bound volumes, reports (Bios, Cios & Fiat) etc.
eResources- The library has access to a number of e-resources through subscription & through e-Shodhsindhu consortium
Databases Sci-Finder, Scopus, Reaxys, Web of Science, eReference Module
eJournals RSC, ACS, Science Direct, Thieme, Wiley, Taylor & Francis, Springer, Nature, Begell, etc.
eBooks RSC, Elsevier, Pearson, ACS, Begell
eTheses Digitized Theses, Shodhganga
PMMS Lib at a Glance
- Books, Bound Volumes & Reports: 77,102
- Theses: 4848
- Journals (printed): 125
- Databases: 5
Chemistry, Applied Chemistry, Chemical Technology, Chemical Engineering, Pharmacy, Energy & Environmental Engineering, Biotechnology, Food Technology & Fermentation, Polymer Science & Technology, Textile Science & Technology, Oils & Surfactants, Dyestuff Technology. Access to all the library resources is through intranet Library Portal
- Circulation Service
- Reference & Referral service
- Current awareness Service
- Bibliographic Service
- Photocopying service
- User Orientation programs
- E-resources Training Programs
- Book Bank Service
Training Session for Web of Science
8th June 2016, KV Auditorium
Web of Science database has been newly subscribed by ICT from May 2016. A training session on how to use We of Science was arranged for whole of the ICT community on 8 June 2016
Training Session for Scopus & Mendeley
22 September 2016 , Attendance: 115 students, KV Auditorium
A training session on how to use Scopus & Mendeley, which ICT subscribes to, was arranged on 22 September 2016. The session received an overwhelming response with attendance of 115 participants.
15 December 2016
Speaker: Dr. Theresa Kueckmann, Editor-in-Chief, Chemistry: An Asian Journal
Attendance: 158 PG students, KV Auditorium
A publishing workshop was organized specially for the PG students explaining the post research process of writing & getting it published. The speaker was Dr. Theresa Kueckmann, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal “Chemistry: An Asian Journal”. Dr. Kueckmann presented to the participants how to successfully write and publish your research paper.
Dr. Theresa Kueckmann addressing the students
Senior Librarian Mrs. M Wadkar introducing Dr. Kueckmann
Vachan Prerana Din
15th October 2016
Speakers: Prof. Pandit & Prof. Lele
Attendance: 33 support Staff members
Prof. M M Sharma Library
To celebrate the Birth Anniversary of Dr. A P J Kalam on 15th October 2016 Vachan Prerana Din was celebrated in the library, where Prof. Pandit & Prof. Lele, Registrar, ICT, interacted with the support staff. The interaction was that of authors with their readers, sharing their experiences and stressing upon the importance of Reading . It was well attended by 33 support staff members from various departments
Prof. Lele interacting with the support staff
Prof. Pandit addressing the Support staff
Participants of Vachan Prerana Din