About college library

Welcome to the Library of S. S. Dempo College of Commerce and Economics!

The college library is the centre of academic and non-academic resources for students and staff of the college. Its collection is a blend of more than 36000 books on varied subjects. It has a separate collection of books for self financing courses of the college that is M. Com, BBA, Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration with specialisation in Event Management and M. A. in Tourism and Heritage Management. It has separate collection of books on carrier guidance, competitive exams, and general knowledge and also books on Goa.Besides books, the college library maintains several other resources namely, CDs,journals, magazines, newspapers, e-books, e-journals and statistical and journal databases.

Library subscribes to N-List services of INFLIBNET accessible 24×7 to all teachers and post graduate students with individual log-in and password. It is a member of DELNET, a resource sharing network giving access to DELNET databases and e-resources. The Indiastat database provides socio – economic statistical information about India.

The college library has open access system and has implemented MIS that includes book circulation, OPAC, reports, email alerts and record maintenance.

Further, the OPAC system of the college library is also available on mobile phone through the official Dempo College app.

The Library looks forward to serving all those who have thirst for knowledge!

Library facilities & Services:

  • Reference and Referral service
  • Reprography
  • Internet Browsing / Wi-Fi
  • Inter Library Loan Service from other Libraries
  • Information deployment and notification
  • Downloads
  • Reading list/ Bibliography compilation
  • In-house/remote access to e-resources
  • User Orientation and awareness
  • Assistance in searching Databases
  • INFLIBNET/DELNET facilities
  • Book Bank facility
  • Library Membership
  • Newspaper clipping service
  • OPAC

Library Timings:

  • 8.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. on all working days.
  • 8.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. for 30 days before and during the semester exams.
  • Closed on Sunday and public holidays.

Library Membership and Facilities:
Membership is open only for the college staff and bonafide students of the college. Other visitors will be allowed with prior permission of the college authorities.

Library Cards for the members:

  • Fee receipt and
  • Three I-card size photos (latest)

Renewal of Library cards:

  • Old library cards
  • Three I-card size photos (latest)

Borrowing Facility:
Under-Graduate courses:

  • Two borrowers cards for home borrowing
  • Reading Hall card for library reference

Post-Graduate courses:

  • Three Borrowers cards

Refund of Library Deposit and No Dues certificate:

  • All library cards issued to the candidate
  • Fee receipt of library deposit issued at the time of admission to the respective course

Temporary Library facility for Backlog students:

  • Application to the Librarian to avail library facility
  • Proof of attempting examination
  • Old library cards issued to the candidate

Return of Books / library material:

  • At the end of the every semester, students should clear his/her library account by returning all books including books under book bank and other library material within two days after the last paper of the respective semester.
  • Fine is applicable as per the rule if the above rule is not complied with.


Loss of a Borrower’s Card:

  • Report immediately at the circulation counter.
  • Application for the new card addressed to ‘Librarian’
  • Payment of nominal charges for Duplicate card.


Loss of Book:

  • Report immediately at the circulation counter.
  • Payment of actual price of the book (latest edition) OR replacement of the book
  • Fine if any shall be charged till the date of reporting in addition to the price of the book.
  • Payment shall be made within five days from the date of reporting.
  • In case of delay in payment fine shall be charged up to the date of payments.


General Library Rules:

1. Respect the ‘SILENCE’.

2. All personal belongings should be kept at the property counter. The library shall not be responsible for loss of valuables.

3. Every person who enters the library must wear ID card, and shall sign in the Visitors Register.

4. Exchange of library cards is not allowed.

5. Books shall be issued subject to the rules and regulations of the library.

6. Only one book shall be issued against one card.

7. Library material borrowed on Reading Hall Ticket should be returned on the same day.

8. Borrowers must satisfy themselves about the physical condition of the books before borrowing and bring any damage to the attention of the authorities. Otherwise they shall be held responsible for any damage or mutilation noticed at the time of returning.

9. In case any book is lost or damaged by the member, the member shall replace the book or shall pay the cost of replacement.

10. The Librarian may refuse to issue a book to any member or she may recall any book without assigning any reason thereof.

11. A fine of Re.1/- per day per book shall be charged for overdue books.

12. Library account should be closed by returning all books and paying necessary fine if any at the end of every semester.

13. In case of loss of books borrowed by the member, the member should immediately inform the library. Member shall be required to make good such loss, by replacing the title lost with same or latest edition available in the market along with overdue charges.

14. Shifting of chairs from one place to another is strictly prohibited.

15. Any violation of the library rules will render the member privilege of admission to and of borrowing books from the library cancelled.

16. Library staff has a right to ask anyone whose presence in their opinion has violated the library rules or whose presence is detrimental to decorum and environment conducive to reading, to leave the library premises. Repeated incidence of such behavior will attract disciplinary action.

17. Silence and order must at all times be maintained in and around the library. Visitors are expected to maintain decent and civilized behavior and mannerisms.

18. The library is under surveillance of close circuit cameras. Please note that all your activities are being recorded.

19. If you have any suggestions, complaints, difficulty, please approach the Library staff.

Library activities:

  • Library orientation

A general orientation is given to all the students at the beginning of the academic year to provide information on resources availability in the college library and the general rules and procedures of the library.

  • Library visits

Library visits are arranged for students for building familiarity with the college library.

  • Book exhibitions

Book exhibitions are organized by the library for the benefit of staff and students by inviting book publishers to present the new arrivals in various subjects and also in other areas of general readings.

  •  Competitions

The library organizes various competitions for the students to cultivate reading habit and encourage students to use library resources.

Faculty Resources

Personal Website of Dr. Aruna Mesquita e Noronha, Assoc. Professor & Head, Department of Commerce

Personal Website of Dr. Harip Khanapuri, Asst. Professor, Department of Commerce

Regional Imbalance in Economic Development of Goa: a Taluka-wise Sectoral Analysis by Dr. Radhika Shrikant Nayak

Impact of Emotions and Social Support on Positive Consumer Behavioural Intentions in Health Care Systems by Dr. Aruna Noronha

Dynamics of Returns in Emerging Markets: Evidence from Asian and Indian Stock markets by Dr. Harip Khanapuri

Factors Determining International Trade in Services: An Econometric Analysis Using Country Level Panel Data by Dr. Deepali P. Karmali

India Latin America Trade Relations: A Study Of Major Trade Partners by Dr. Rohita Damodar Deshprabhu


Faculty Publications

Assoc. Prof. Sangeeta Jadhav

Aesthetics of BharataNatyam poses evaluated through fractal analysis

Jadhav, S.; Pawar, J.D.

Art to SMart: An automated BharataNatyam dance choreography

Jadhav, S.; Joshi, M.; Pawar, J.D.

Art to SMart: An evolutionary computational model for BharataNatyam choreography

Jadhav, S.; Joshi, M.; Pawar, J.D.

Citation: Proc. 12 Int. Conf. on Hybrid Intelligent Systems (HIS), 4-7 Dec 2012. 2012; 384-389


Art to SMart: Automation for BharatNatyam choreography

Jadhav, S.; Joshi, M.; Pawar, J.D.

Citation: 19. Int. Conf. on Management of Data (COMAD). 2013; 131-134.


An automated stick figure generation for BharataNatyam dance visualization

Jadhav, S.; Arus, A.; Joshi, M.; Pawar, J.D.

Citation: Int. Conf. on Interdisciplinary Advances in Applied Computing (ICONIAAC’14). 10-

11 Oct 2014, Amritapuri, India. ACM New York, NY, USA. (); 2014; -.

URI: 10.1145/2660859.2660917

Modeling BharataNatyam Dance Steps: Art to SMart

Jadhav, S.; Joshi, M.; Pawar, J.D.

Citation: Proc. CUBE Int. Information Technology Conf. (CUBE ’12). 2012; 320-325.


Towards automation and classification of BharataNatyam dance sequences

Jadhav, S.; Joshi, M.; Pawar, J.D.

Citation: International Journal of Computer Science and Applications. 11(2); 2014; 93-104.


Dr. Harip Khanapuri
Research Papers

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College Publications