Smt. Swapna Gawde

Work Experience:

  • Teaching: UG 20Years
  • Present Position: Assistant Professor Selection  Grade
  • Date of Joining College: 20th September 1999 as College Librarian

Training underwent in teaching:

  • Completed Refresher Course in Library Science conducted by UGC Academic Staff College, the University of Mumbai, held from 1st Oct. 2001 to 24th Oct. 2001.
  • Completed Orientation Program conducted by UGC Academic Staff College, University of Mumbai, held from 3rd Nov. 2003 to 2nd Dec. 2003.
  • Completed Refresher Course in Library and Information Science conducted by UGC Academic Staff College, University of Mumbai, held from 5th January 2009 to 24th January 2009.
  • Completed Refresher Course in Library and Information Science conducted by UGC Academic Staff College, University of Pune, held from 28th November 2011 to 18th December 2011.
  • Attended a regional training and awareness program on J-gate @ UGC- Infonet on June 30, 2014, at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai.

Participation in workshops:

  • Attended ICSSR sponsored one-week workshop on Research Methods in Social Sciences for the duration 8th to 14th Sept. 2017.
  • Participated in one week Short Term Course in “Library Automation & Institutional Repositories” Held during 10th – 15th February 2014 organized by UGC – Academic Staff College, Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, Amravati.
  • Participated in one-week duration Short Term Course in “Literature Search & Academic Writing” organized by University Grants Commission Academic Staff College, Goa University from 26th August to 30th August, 2013.
  • Attended three days National level Workshop on “Website Designing Using Drupal 7: An Open Source Content Management System” organized by MIT Academy of Engineering Central Library from 2 to 4 August 2013 at MITAOE, Alandi.
  • Attended one-week duration National level Workshop on “ Research Methodology in Social Sciences” organized by Gokhale Education Society’s College of Education & Research, Parel From 22nd April to 26th April, 2013.
  • Attended one-week duration National level Workshop on “Dspace and Koha” Jointly organized by UGC & Dept. Library & Information Science & Jaykar Library, the University of Pune from 30th July to 4th August, 2012.

Seminars attended: (Including Paper reading):

  • Presented a paper titled Changing Role of Library Professional Staff members for UGC sponsored one Day National Conference at Yashwantrao Chavan Mahavidyalaya, Satara on 24th Mar 2015.
  • Presented a research paper titled Marketing for Library Resources, Information products and Services ……”at UGC sponsored Two days National Seminar held at Changu Kana Thakur Arts , Commerce and Science College Panvel on 14th -15th Nov. 2014.
  • Presented a research paper titled “Need for Developing Policy Guidelines and Library friendly interface for Co-operative Collection Development at UGC sponsored one day National Conference held at, J. M. Patel College of Commerce, Mumbai on 12th Sept. 2014.
  • Presented a research paper at two days National level conference on “ Building of e-Resources and e-Services in Academic Libraries (BARISAL – 2012)” organized by Nanded Education Society’s Science College, Nanded (M.S.) from 2nd & 3rd November 2012.
  • Attended National Level Workshop on “Statistical Methods for Communication Science” under UGC/SAP/DRS-I between 27th February - 1st March 2012, organized by Karnatak University, Dharwad.
  • Attended one-day state-level workshop on “Writing of Research Paper In Peer-Reviewed Journal” conducted by Library and Information Science Study Circle Nanded on 28th January 2012.
  • Attended two days National level Workshop on “Content Management System Using Joomla” conducted by Indian Association of Special Libraries and Information Centres and Sardar Patel College of Engineering, Mumbai on 15th and 16th June 2012.

Other Achievements:

  • Participated as Mentor for Setting up the Library of M.V.M College of Science and Commerce, Andheri (W).
  • Appointed and invited as a Subject Expert and External Member for the Selection Committee of M.V.M College of Commerce and Science and  Shri. Ram College of Commerce.

Books :

  • Books
    Cost Analysis for Academic Libraries and Library services 2015 Chapter: Advance Trends in Academic libraries in Electronic Era By Haware, Vinay P., Ane Books Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi 93-8525-995-1

Research Papers Published :

  • Research Papers Published
    1. Strategic Approach for Implementing Quality Indicators and Best Practices of NAAC in an Academic Library Scenario 2014 “Research View International Journal of Humanities, Social, Applied and Natural Sciences” Dr. M. M. GandhiJuly- Sept. 2014, Vol.II, NO. 3 Kolhapur2321-9777

    “Writing Job Descriptions for Successful Library Management” 2015 in  Library Research World By Dandgawhal, Sagar N.Cosmopolitan's Valia C.L. College of Commerce & Valia L.C. College of Arts , Andheri, Mumbai2454-3586 

    Need for Developing Policy Guidelines and Library-Friendly Interface for Co-operative collection Development for Print and Non-print Collection in Digital Area. 2014 “Reshaping The Academic Libraries: Trends And Issues” (REALITY)Hanchinal, Vidya V.Sanskardham Kelavani Mandal's J.M. Patel College of Commerce.Mumbai81-928786-0-7 

    Marketing for Library Resources, Information Products, Services and skills required for Librarians for Quality Sustenance. 2014PaperEvolving Library as Learning Resource Centre: Challenges & New HorizonsNavghare, RamakantChangu Kana Thakur Arts, Commerce & Science College, New PanvelNew Panvel93-83342-84-4