Maniben Nanavati
Women's College

Tapiben Chhaganlal Lalji Valia
Junior College

Dr. Bhanuben Nanavati
Career Development Centre



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

New Arrivals: Book Jacket

List of Periodical Available

Sr. No. Title of Periodical Frequency Subject Type Peer Reviewed
1 Ahimsa Nonviolence Journal Quarterly Gandhiana Journal --
2 AkhandAnand Monthly Gujarati Lang. & Lit. Magazine --
3 Anasooya Fortnightly Women Studies Magazine --
4 Arthasankalan Monthly Economics Journal --
5 Arthshastra : Indian Journal of Economics & Research Bi-Monthly Economics Journal Peer reviewed
6 Bank Quest Quarterly Commerce Journal Peer reviewed
7 Better Home & Gardens Monthly Interior Decoration Magazine --
8 Beverage & Food World Monthly Food And Nutrition Journal --
9 Book Review Monthly Library & Inf. Science Journal Peer reviewed
10 Buddhiprakash Monthly Gujarati Lang. & Lit. Magazine --
11 Business India Fortnightly Commerce Magazine --
12 Business Today Fortnightly Commerce Magazine --
13 Chhatrarth Monthly General Magazine --
14 Child Monthly Child Development Magazine --
15 Chitralekha Weekly General Magazine --
16 Competition Success Review Monthly Career Guidance & Self Devt. Magazine --
17 Contributions to Indian Sociology
(Print + Online Subscription)
Quarterly Sociology Journal Peer reviewed
18 Down to Earth
(Print + Online Subscription)
Fortnightly Foundation Course Magazine --
19 Economic & Political Weekly
(Print + Online Subscription)
Weekly Economics Journal Peer reviewed
20 Economic Digest Monthly Economics Journal --
21 Education Of Yoga Monthly Yoga Journal --
22 Edutracks Monthly Education Journal Peer reviewed
23 Employment News Weekly Career Guidance & Self Devt. Magazine --
24 Express Travel & Tourism World Monthly Travel & Tourism Magazine --
25 Femina Fortnightly Fashion Designing Magazine --
26 Gandhi Marg Quarterly Gandhiana Journal --
27 Global Business Review
(Print + Online Subscription)
Bi-Monthly Commerce Journal Peer reviewed
28 Good House Keeping Monthly Interior Decoration Magazine --
29 Grazia Monthly Fashion Designing Magazine --
30 Gruhshobha (Gujarati) Monthly General Magazine --
31 Gruhshobha (Hindi) Fortnightly General Magazine --
32 Harvard Business Review South Asia (International Journal) Monthly Commerce Journal Peer reviewed
33 Indian Journal Of Clinical Psychology
(Print + Online Subscription)
Quarterly Psychology Journal Peer reviewed
34 Indian Journal of Finance Monthly Commerce Journal Peer reviewed
35 Indian Journal of Gender Studies
(Print + Online Subscription)
Quarterly Women Studies Journal Peer reviewed
36 Indian Journal of Marketing Monthly Commerce Journal Peer reviewed
37 Indian Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics Quarterly Food And Nutrition Journal Peer reviewed
38 Indian Journal of Social Work Quarterly Sociology Journal Peer reviewed
39 Indian Literature Bi-Monthly English Lang. & Lit. Journal --
40 Indraprastha Bharti Quarterly Hindi Lang. Lit. Journal --
41 Inside Outside Monthly Interior Decoration Magazine --
42 International Review of Comparative Sociology
(International Journal)
Quarterly Sociology Journal Peer reviewed
43 IUP Entrepreneurship Development Quarterly Commerce Journal Peer reviewed
44 IUP Journal of English Studies Quarterly English Literature Journal Peer reviewed
45 IUP Journal of Marketing Management Quarterly Management Journal Peer reviewed
46 IUP Journal of OrganisationalBehaviour Quarterly Commerce Journal Peer reviewed
47 IUP Journal of Soft Skills Quarterly Career Guidance & Self Devt. Journal Peer reviewed
48 Journal of community Guidance & Research Quarterly Sociology Journal --
49 Journal of Educational Planning and Administration Quarterly Education Journal --
50 Journal of Entrepreneurship
(Print + Online Subscription)
Half-Yearly Commerce Journal Peer reviewed
51 Journal of Indian Writing In English Half-Yearly English Lang. & Lit. Journal --
52 Journal of Psychosocial Research Half-Yearly Psychology Journal Peer reviewed
53 Kavilok Bi-Monthly Gujarati Lang. & Lit. Magazine --
54 Kumar Monthly Gujarati Lang. & Lit. Magazine --
55 Library Herald Quarterly Library & Inf. Science Journal Peer reviewed
56 Literary Criterion
(International Journal)
Half-Yearly English Lang. & Lit. Journal Peer reviewed
57 LokGurjari Quarterly Gujarati Lang. & Lit. Journal --
58 Lonely Planet Monthly Travel & Tourism Magazine --
59 Maharashtra Unlimited Quarterly Travel & Tourism Magazine --
60 Marg Quarterly Travel & Tourism Magazine --
61 Navneet Hindi Digest Monthly Hindi Lang. Lit. Magazine --
62 NavneetSamarpan Monthly Gujarati Lang. & Lit. Magazine --
63 Needle - N - Thread Quarterly Art Magazine --
64 One India One People Monthly History Magazine --
65 Open Source For You Monthly Computer Magazine --
66 Outlook Traveller Monthly Travel & Tourism Magazine --
67 Parab Monthly Gujarati Lang. & Lit. Journal --
68 Prabandhan : Indian Journal of Management Monthly Management Journal Peer reviewed
69 Pratyaksha Quarterly Gujarati Lang. & Lit. Journal --
70 Prevention Monthly Food And Nutrition Magazine --
71 Psychology and Developing Societies
(Print + Online Subscription)
Half-Yearly Psychology Journal Peer reviewed
72 Reader's Digest Monthly General Magazine --
73 Research Horizons
(International Journal)
Yearly Research Journal Peer reviewed
74 Research Reach Journal of Home Science Half-Yearly Research Journal Peer reviewed
75 Safari Plus Bi-Monthly Travel & Tourism Magazine --
76 SamajKalyan Monthly Sociology Journal --
77 SamakalinBharatiyaSahitya Bi-Monthly Sociology Journal --
78 Samiksha Quarterly Library & Inf. Science Magazine --
79 Seminar Monthly Foundation Course Journal --
80 ShabdaSrushti Monthly Gujarati Lang. & Lit. Magazine --
81 Shikshan Sankraman Monthly Education Magazine --
82 ShodhSamalochan Quarterly Research Journal Peer reviewed
83 Shrishti Yearly General Magazine --
84 Social Welfare Monthly Sociology Journal --
85 Stree (Gujarati) Weekly Women Studies Magazine --
86 The Economist
(International Journal)
Weekly Economics Journal Peer reviewed
87 The Week Weekly Commerce Magazine --
88 University News Weekly Education Journal Peer reviewed
89 Vogue Monthly Fashion Designing Magazine --
90 Wisdom Monthly General Magazine --
91 Women's Era Fortnightly Women Studies Magazine --
92 Yoga and Total Health Monthly Yoga Journal --
93 Yojana ( Gujarati ) Monthly Economics Journal Peer reviewed
94 Yojana (English) Monthly Economics Journal Peer reviewed

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