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Dental College and Hospital, Pune


Library The library was established in 1989 as an integral part of the Dental college and hospital. It provides the academic soil for students to thrive on and in turn nourishes and nurtures the professionals of tomorrow by providing the right ambience and necessary in turn conductive to reading and studying. The library has separate section for the under graduate and post graduate students and the teaching staff. The extensive collection of books and journals, National and International is segregated subject wise in different sections. Optimum space utilization with open aisle provides maximum flexibility at minimum cost to meet future changing needs.

Space & Infrastructure

Library and Information Centre occupies plinth area of (686sq mts).7381 square feet. It is having separate reading rooms for under graduate and post graduate students, with seating capacity of 150 seats. It is also having separate Internet section, stacking section, Journal and Periodicals section, Circulation section, Multimedia Section with 25 Computers, 2 Printer, 1 Scanners and 1 Photocopier machine to provide copy from document to users on demand.

Library Working Hours

Monday to Friday 09.00 am 10.00 pm
Saturday 09.00 am 05.00 pm
Sunday and Holiday 10.00 am 05.00 pm

Library Collection

S.No. Types of document


1 Books
a) Dental &Medical Science Books 8657
b) General Books 1037
2 Current Subscriptions to National and International Journals
a) National 13
b) International 57
3 E-Journals 60
4 Bound Volumes of Journals 1629
4 Bound Volumes of Journals 1629
5 CDs and DVDs & Audio-visual on Dental and Medical Sciences
a) CDs 483
b) Audio-Visual Aids 54
6 Dissertations/Thesis 181
7 Library dissertation 211
8 News Papers 7


  1. References services
  2. Internet services
  3. Reprographic services
  4. Current awareness services
  5. Inter-Library connectivity service
  6. Book Bank service
  7. News paper clipping service
  8. Helping in access to e-Journals

Library Automation

The library is using SOUL 2.0 Software

The SOUL 2.0 consists of the following modules .Each module has further been divided in to Sub-modules to cater to its functional requirements.

  1. Acquisition
  2. Catalogue
  3. Circulation
  4. OPAC
  5. Serial Control
  6. Administration
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