About the Library

The SCMS Pune Library, with its wide collection of knowledge resources and innovative information services, fills an essential requisite in the intellectual pursuits for our students and faculty.

The library has a sprawling space with designated areas for different sections, providing the right ambiance for reading and reflection. The library has a collection of books, print journals, magazines along with a range of e-collection material including e-journals, online databases, CD-ROM collection, etc., which are accessible through the institute's network and Wi-Fi.

The SCMS Pune library is a 2428 sqft. The Library offers facilities for learning and research with study spaces for more than 131 readers of which over 15 are equipped with computers. There are also study / discussion tables which can be used for group work sessions. The library houses a Digital library inside the library premises where students and faculty members can browse varied databases such as CMIE Prowess IQ, CMIE -Industry Outlook, DELNET and centrally subscribed other online resources.

The library is fully automated using KOHA software. KOHA is a true enterprise-class Integrated Library System with comprehensive functionality including basic and advanced options. It supports full text searching with enhanced catalogue display.

A fair degree of automation has been brought in various library functions in order to make library transactions seamlessly integrated, faster and convenient. The open terrace in front of library provide ample avenues and options for refreshment, breaks and relaxation.


SCMS Pune Library is well equipped with a rich collection of books, journals, magazines and Audio Visual resources.






Journals & Magazines




Audio Visual Resources\CD\DVD’s


Students Project Reports


Bound Volume




Library hours

Book Issue/ Return timing

Monday To Friday

9:00 am to 7:30 pm

10:00 am to 1:00 pm

2:00 pm to 7:30 pm


9:00 am to 5:00 pm

10:00 am to 1:00 pm

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

E-Referencing – Readers are requested to post their mail to library@scmspune.ac.in


  • Always carry your identity card when you visit library, failing which may be you forbidden from entering the library.

  • While entering the library, users should keep their personal belongings like textbooks, issued books, personal copies, magazines, newspaper, laptop, bags etc. on the bag racks. Users can carry their laptops in reading areas. Users are responsible for all personal possessions including wallets, mobiles etc.

  • Use of mobile inside the library is prohibited.

  • Books and other materials taken for reference should not be re-shelved. The readers should leave the material on the table. Remember that book misplaced is considered as book lost.

  • Readers should not mark / tear/misuse/damage the reading material/library property. If found so he/she will be fined for the loss and may be debarred from library.

  • The resources available include books on an impressive array of subjects, course specific reading material, academic journals and various digital resources. It houses sufficient reference and reading material for students and faculty from multiple disciplines. Books from humanities, social sciences, applied sciences, management, media, journalism, literature, environment, religion, languages, amongst various others adorn its shelves.


The student, staff, faculty and research scholar of Symbiosis International University are members of SCMS, Pune Library. In exceptional cases an outside member (temporary membership) may be permitted to avail the services of the library as recommended by the Director. Library also issues books to staff working for Symbiosis Viman nagar Campus.




Borrowing Facility









Faculty Member



For Semester




One Month


Note-: Inter Institute library Loan -This facility is provided only for Constituent Institutes under the University.

  • Institutional Membership

  • CMIE Prowess IQ

Prowess is a database of the financials of Indian companies. Annual Reports of companies is the most important source of this database. 

  • CMIE -Industry Outlook

Industry Outlook helps you anticipate trends in 206 industries. Industry Outlook is a risk management tool. It helps you prepare to better ride the business cycles while anticipating the future. Expected creation of new capacities, projected financial performance, price movements of commodities, demand-supply balances or gaps in the future - these are some of the indicators that Industry Outlook provides information on.

  • DELNET-Developing Library Networks

DELNET has been actively engaged with the compilation of various Union Catalogues of the resources available in member-libraries. It has already created the Union Catalogue of Books, Union List of Current Periodicals, Union Catalogue of Periodicals, CD-ROM Database, Database of Indian Specialists, Database of Periodical Articles, Union List of Video Recordings, Urdu Manuscripts' Database, Database of Theses and Dissertations, sample databases of language publications using GIST technology and several other databases.

  • Centrally Subscribed E-resources

  • JAWS Software:

JAWS, Job Access With Speech, is the world's most popular screen reader, developed for computer users whose vision loss prevents them from seeing screen content or navigating with a mouse. JAWS provides speech and Braille output for the most popular computer applications on your PC. (Installed in the Digital Library)





Sections (No subheadings)

The library comprises of sections and resources as below:

News room

This section helps students and the community to remain updated on daily happenings. Below is a list of newspapers, magazines and journals subscribed by the library:


Business Line

The Economic Times

Business Standard

The Hindu

The Indian Express

Hindustan Times

The Times of India

Pune Mirror

Dainik Sakal


Magazines and Journals:


Competition Affairs

Asian Journal of Management Cases

Competition Success Review

Corporate Professional Today

Current Affairs

Economics and Poltical Weekly

Dalal Street Journal Magazine

Finance India


Foreign Trade Review

Digital Learning

Global Business Review

Down to Earth

Income Tax Tribunal Decisions

Education World

Indian Journal of Finance

Forbes India

Journal of Entrepreneur

Fortune Asia

Journal of Commerce & Management Thought

Fortune India

Pearl - Peer Reviewed



General Knowledge Today

Tax Law Weekly

India Today

The Chartered Accountant

India Today (Hindi)

The Indian Banker

Lokprabha (Marathi)

Training and Development

National Geographic Magazine

Advances in Developing Human Resources


Human Development Review

Outlook Business

International Relation

Outlook Money


Outlook Traveler

The Economist



PC Quest

Bike India

RBI Bulletin

Business India

Readers Digest

Business Today

Saptahik Sakal (Marathi)

Business World

Smart Photography

Capital Market


Reading room

Reading room is a study space made available to the students with Wi-Fi facility.

Courseware section

The courseware section provides ready reference of text books and reference material.

Reprographic Facility

Photocopying, scanning and printing services are available for the students.

Student Open Terrace

The open terrace gives a refreshing experience for students for short breaks from their intensive study. The facility is designed to provide a gathering place for students, faculty, and staff to encourage interaction and strengthen the learning environment.

Digital Library

The Digital Library provides access to various important e-resources subscribed by institutionally and Centrally. AV materials can accessed from the Digital Library. This facility is for research purpose.

Discussion Tables

The discussion tables are a place where users can discuss and work together.

Reference section

The reference section houses the library's reference books. These books provide quick and accessible information on any particular topic. Reference books include materials such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, bibliographies, and style guides, among others.


The archives section houses bound volumes of journals and magazines.

Open Access Resources:


Name of the Resources



Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

DOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.

NISCAIR Online Periodical Repository

You can access full text articles from research journals published by CSIR-NISCAIR.

Indian Academy of Sciences

Free access to journals in the Science field.

Current Science 

Published fortnightly in collaboration with the Indian Academy of Sciences, is the leading interdisciplinary Science journal from India.

De Gruyter Reference Global

De Gruyter group publishes over 1300 new titles each year in the Humanities, Social Sciences, STM and Law. Open Access journals, and a variety of digital products.

International Association for Media and Communication Research - IAMCR

Free access to journals in the field of Media and Communications.


Scholarly, peer-reviewed open access journals covering all subject areas in Science, Technology and Medicine

Hindawi Corporation

One of the world’s largest publishers of peer-reviewed open access journals.

ABC Chemistry

Directory of free full text journals in chemistry.

Bioline International 

Pioneer in the provision of open access to peer reviewed bioscience journals published in developing countries.

Scientific Electronic Library Online (SciELO)

Free access to scientific journal, articles from Brazil, Chile, Cuba and Spain.

Friends Science Publishers (IJAB)

International Journal of Agriculture and Biology (IJAB) publishes peer reviewed papers on all aspects of agriculture and biology.

Scientific Research Pub

Scientific Research Publishing (SCIRP) is one of the largest open access journal publishers.


Rare Book Society of India

The Rare Book Society of India is the first of its kind - it is a virtual space for rare book collectors and history buffs to read, discuss, rediscover and download lost books.

Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)

Free access to 12794 Academic peer-reviewed books and chapters from 280 publishers.

Project Gutenberg

Access to more than 57,000 free eBooks.You will find the world's great literature here, with focus on older works for which copyright has expired.

OAPEN Library

The OAPEN Library contains freely accessible academic books mainly in the area of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Digital Book Index

Digital Book Index provides links to more than 165,000 full-text digital books from more than 1800 commercial and non-commercial publishers, universities, and various private sites. More than 140,000 of these books, texts, and documents are available free.

Internet Archive

It is a non-profit digital library offering free universal access to books, movies & music and archived web pages.


Shodhganga a reservoir of Indian theses

The Shodhganga@INFLIBNET Centre provides a platform for research students to deposit their Ph.D. theses and make it available to the entire scholarly community in open access.

The Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD)

It is an International organization dedicated to promoting the adoption, creation, use, dissemination and preservation of electronic theses and dissertations.


Free access to full text dissertations and theses.

DART Europe

Provides free access to 794,059 open access research theses from 615 Universities in 28 European countries.


Open Access Publishing in European Networks

OAPEN is an initiative in open access publishing for Humanities and Social Sciences monographs.

Direct Link

National Digital Library of India

NDL is a pilot project to develop a framework of virtual repository of learning resources with a single-window search facility.

National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning

It provides E-learning through online web and video courses in Engineering, Science and Humanities streams.

CEC digital media library

The Digital Media Library at CEC is a Central Repository of 200000 Educational Video Programmes produced by the Educational Multimedia Research Centres set up by UGC in the Universities and Institutions of Higher Education across the country.

e-PG Pathashala

A curriculum-based, interactive content in different subjects across all disciplines. 


Free resource for mathematical community


Library Committee



Dr.Adya Sharma


Dr.Parimala Veluvali

Dy. Director

Mrs.Ashwini Mohgaonkar

Administrative Officer

Dr.Nitin Mahankale

Associate Professor

Dr.Yogesh Pisolkar

Assistant Professor

Prof.Punit Kumar Mishra

Assistant Professor

Prof.Jaysing Bhosale

Assistant Professor

Mrs.Ashwini Mahadik

Asst. Library In-charge

Mr.Sagar Takawale

Sr. Library Assistant

Ms.Hemalata Shelke

Library Assistant


4th Floor,

Symbiosis Center For Management Studies, Pune

Survey #231

Near Lunkad Gold Coast,

Viman Nagar,

Pune 411014

Direct Line : +91-20-26557124

Main Board Line: +91-20-26557100

Email ID: library@scmspune.ac.in

E-resources training sessions

Name of E-resource   Trainer  Date Time Participated Institutes
Pearson E-books Ms. Alisha 09/07/2019 11.30 am to 1.00 pm  SCMS-P
SAGE & SRM Mr. Deepak Kushwaha 09/07/2019 2.00 pm to 3.30 pm SCMS-P
Frost & Sullivan Ms. Charu Singh 18/07/2019 2.00 pm to 3.00 pm SCMS-P
SCOPUS and Science Direct Ms. Shubhra Dutta 18/07/2019 3.30 pm to 4.30 pm SCMS-P
CMIE Prowess IQ & Industrial Outlook Mr. Mandar Joshi 06/09/2019 3.00 pm to 4.00 pm SCMS-P
EBSCO Mr. Gorakshanath 20/09/2019 3.30 pm to 4.30 pm SCMS -P