Maniben Nanavati
Women's College

(Affiliated to S.N.D.T Women's University)

Tapiben Chhaganlal Lalji Valia
Junior College

(H.S.C. Board-Mumbai Division)

Dr. Bhanuben Nanavati
Career Development Centre

(Conducted by : Shree Chandulal Nanavati Women's Institute and Girl's High School )


Maniben Nanavati Women’s College has an excellent updated fully air condination library, which supports the teaching learning and research programme of the institute. The library services are fully automated with SLIM 21 Library Management Software used for searching, reporting, circulation and various other functions. Barcode and QR code technologies are implemented in the library. OPAC facility is also provided by the library which helps the users to locate reading materials by Title, Author & Subjects. Our library has subscribed NLIST databases through which users will have access for the e-resources (6,000+ ejournals and 31, 35,000+ ebooks).

The library collection at present includes 39,404 Books, 94 periodicals, 11 news papers, 1950 Bound Volumes & 837 AV Resources. Free internet facility in the cyber space availed by many users. Wi-Fi facility, Reprographic services also provided in the library.

Cyber Space

Periodical Section

Stack Area

Library Advisory Committee

Our library has active Library Advisory Committee and the meetings are held twice a year. The committee consists of the Principal, Librarian, and Supervisor of Degree College, Vice Principal of Junior College, IQAC Coordinator, Heads of Departments, Coordinator of B.Com (AFI), BMS and Dr. BNCDC.

Functions of Library Advisory Committee

  • To suggest, recommend and purchase library resources
  • Library Automation
  • To formulate library policies
  • To take decision on administrative and technical matter


Composition of Library Advisory Committee


  • Dr. Harshada Rathod
  • Mrs. Sheetal G. Sawant
  • Dr. Rajashree Trivedi
  • Dr. Sunita Sharma
  • Dr. Sejal Shah
  • Ms. Pranaya Revandkar
  • Ms. Neha Bhansali
  • Mrs. Sonali kapoor
  • Ms. Sudha Narkar
  • Ms. Aruna Gotad

Library Timings:

Monday to Friday : 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM

Saturday : 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM

During Vacation : 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Library Users No. of Cards & Books Borrow Period
Jr. Students 1 7 Days
Sr. Students 1 7 Days
M.A. 2 7 Days
M.Com. 2 7 Days
BMS 2 7 Days
BAFI 2 7 Days
Guest Members 2 15 Days

Library Staff

Photo Name Post Qualification Experience
Mrs. Sheetal Sawant Librarian B.Sc. / M .L.I.Sc. /
7 Years
Ms. Aruna Gotad Library Clerk B.Com. / M.L.I.Sc. 13 Years
Ms. Anuradha Dalvi Library Clerk B.Com. / M.L.I.Sc. 13 Years
Ms. Sarika Zeple Jr. Library Asst. B.A. / M.L.I.Sc. 5 Years
Mr. Shantaram Mandavkar Library Attendant S.S.C. 40 Years
Mr. Kachru Jadhav Library Attendant S.S.C. 35 Years
Mr. Suresh Chalke Library Attendant S.S.C. 32 Years
Mr. Rajendra Rathod Library Attendant S.S.C. 24 Years
Mrs. Jaya Supat Library Cleaner S.S.C. 1 Year

News Papers

  • Times of India
  • Mumbai Mirror
  • Economic Times
  • Indian Express
  • DNA
  • Gujarat Samachar
  • Janmbhoomi Pravasi
  • Divya Bhaskar
  • Economic Times (Gujarati)
  • Navbharat Times
  • Maharashtra Times

Library Services

Home Lending: Students are allowed to take books against their library cards only. Users have to return the books on and before mentioned date otherwise penalty of Rs 2/- charged against overdue materials.

Book Bank Facility:

Book Bank facility is provided by the library. In this facility students are allowed to take sets of text book semester wise, after completion of academic year students have to submit all the books to the library.

Internet Facility:

Free internet facility is provided to all the users in the cyber space.


Library users are getting access to library resources through OPAC. They can search books by author, title, subjects and keywords.

Reprographic Service

This service includes Xerox, printouts and scanning of document which can be availed by library users.

Library Display:

On the occasion of imp days like Gandhi Jayati, Independence Day, student’s day library resources are displayed on the specialized cabinet.

Reading Room Facility: Reading room facility is provided to all the library users who want to read the books with in the library.

Open access to periodical section: we are providing open access to periodical section which helps students in their project work and teachers in their research work.

Library Orientation: Library orients freshers for effective utilization of library at the beginning of every year.

Guest Membership: This facility is offered to alumni members, Parents, BNC extension courses and basics of diet therapy students.

Reference Service: Our College is having good collection of reference sources which helps in providing reference service to the users on demand.

Inter Library Loan Service: This facility enables us to request books from other libraries and lend our books to other library as the demand comes.

Journal Content Page: Content page of selected journals are scanned and sent to all the department heads through email and hard copy is also circulated to respected heads.

Bibliographic compilation: Annual compilation of reading list given to library staff as per demand.

Annual Book Exhibition

Movie Screening on Occasion of Students Day

Workshop on “Literature Search & Reference Management” for PG students

Library Orientation

Joint Director Visit to Library 22nd July 2017

Workshop on “Search Techniques” for M.Com students 5th October 2017

Quiz Competition “To know your Library” 23rd August 2017

OPAC Training to Senior College Teachers 2nd February 2018

Vachan Prerna Diwas Celebrated on 15th October 2017

Best Reader Award to Dr. Sejal Shah 27th January 2018

Sale cum Book Exhibition 14-15 December 2017

Mr. Jadhav Won Prize on Sports Day 21st December 2017

Contact Us

For suggestions and feedbacks, you can contact

Mrs.Sheetal Sawant
Maniben Nanavati Women’s College
Vile Parle (West), Mumbai. PIN- 400 056.
Contact: 0226125120 / 022226128840