About Library

PiMSR Knowledge Resource Centre (KRC) is rapidly building up to be one of the leading professional research libraries. It started its service in the year 1998. Resources an essential requisite in the intellectual pursuits for our students, faculty, and the MES community. PIMSR-KRC, with state-of-the-art knowledge resources predominantly related to management and allied subjects. The entire KRC collection of books, print journals / magazines along with its wide range of e-collection including e-journals, e-books, online databases, CD-ROM collection, etc., are accessible through the Institute’s network and Wi-Fi. The Library has a vast number of Books 22083 and subscribed 03 online databases of management subjects i.e. EBSCO, J-Gate, and ProQuest – eBook databases and Newspapers spanning all aspects.

The broad objectives of PiMSR KRC are:

  • To build a state-of-the-art knowledge resources centre for management and allied subjects;
  • To acquire need-based resources to meet information requirements of the academic community of the Institute; and,
  • To provide proactive and innovative reference services to the user community.

Due to the growing needs and preference of Library users, KRC focuses more on subscription to online resources than printed documents. In the last few years, e-resources of the PIMSR-KRC increased considerably in terms of number and subject coverage.


Library being is a heart of an academic system is located at a central place on the first floor of PiMSR Institute.

Address: Mahatma Education Society’s
Pillai’s Institute of Management Studies & Research
Dr. K. M. Vasudevan Pillai Campus, 10, Sector-16, New Panvel – 410206
Tel: 022- 27451700 / 27456100. Extn: 127

Working Hours

The Knowledge Resources Centre is kept open almost throughout the year including Sundays.

Monday to Saturday9.00 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.
Sunday10.30 a.m. to 3.30 p.m.

Number of hours can be increase as per the student’s requirement.

Circulation Policy

Two (2) Books are issued for a period of 1 week to Student’s and Ten (10) Books are issued for six month for staff. A fine of Rs. 5 per day is collected from students for overdue books. Periodicals & Magazines are only for reference use. Multimedia facility is made available for accessing CD-ROMs.

Library Services

Presently the Library is providing the following mentioned services to its users.

  • Web-OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue)
  • Bibliographic Service (On Demand)
  • Reference Service
  • Referral Service
  • Internet, Scanner, Reprography
  • Current Awareness Service
  • Inter Library Loan
  • Document Lending
  • News Paper Clippings

The PiMSR KRC has formed library committee to formulate policies and guidelines for the smooth functioning of Library activities. It also involves student representatives.


Books22083 (Volumes)
National Journals (Print)35
International Journals (Print)11
E-Resource DatabaseE-Resource – 03
EBSCOHOST- 400 Database Including 6 Million + e-journals
J-Gate – 66,541 + e-journals
ProQuest – 28,200 + e-books

PiMSR Library also has institutional repository DSpace which help in providing access to learning content.

  • Syllabus
  • Question Papers
  • Project Reports
  • Dissertations
  • Assignments, Lectures Notes contribute by PiMSR faculty.

PiMSR Library Staff

The Staff members of PiMSR Library are as follows:

Ms. Bhagyashri MhatreLibrarian
Mrs. Latha Anilkumar NairLibrary Assistant
Ms. Ashwini MhatreLibrary Assistant

Library Facilities

PiMSR Library provides the following mentioned facilities to Staff and Students.

  • Borrowing Facility
  • Internet access Facility
  • Multimedia facility
  • Users Orientation
  • Plagiarism Check
  • OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue)

Collection Development Policy (CDP)

PiMSR Library has a collection development policy in which we continuously add course related and other relevant books through Books exhibitions and Books on approval. Similarly new periodicals are subscribed on the request from Staff members.

Institutional Membership

PIMSR Library is having an institutional membership of The Tata Institute of Social Sciences Mumbai and connected to all MES Institute Libraries. Students and Staff members can use the facility of Inter-loan Library Resources.