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Mahatma Phule Agricultural University, Rahuri

University library promotes the higher education, supports the teaching and extension programme of the University. The University Library, MPKV, Rahuri started functioning at Central Campus in the year 1971. Since its inception, the library is developing steadily and has been playing a vital role in providing all types of technological information to the students, teachers and scientists from Faculty of Agriculture and Faculty of Agricultural Engineering at Central Campus as well as to the progressive farmers. The students appearing for MPSC and other competitive examinations are greatly benefited by the services of University Library.

Library Building :
The University Library has been shifted to its new building in December 1980. The four-storied building is having length of 117 feet and width of 130 feet. The carpet area of all four floors is about 35,640 sq.ft. The building has a capacity of stacking five lakh volumes and can accommodate 250 readers at a time.

Library Collections :
As on 31.03.2003, the University Library had a collection of 91,901 documents in the field of agriculture and allied subjects. Details of the same are as under:

Sr No. Items Available in Nos.
1.
Books
62,864
2.
Back volumes of journals
24,049
3.
Thesis
4,988
4.
Reprints
1,950
5.
Annual Reports
5,500
6.
CD ROM databases
8
7.
Video Cassets
115

All the library collection is shelved in an organized manner in their respective sections, such as Books Section, Back Volumes Section, Theses Section, Current Periodicals Section, Reference Section, etc.

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