Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Welcome to Alma Mater Library's Blog

Dear Users
Our Alma Mater Library (AML) is more than 25 years old and is considered as best insurance library for both life and non-life insurance industry in India. Besides strong collection in Insurance area, library has good collection in Actuarial Science, Management, Finance, Economics, Training, General Awareness, and Entertainment.

We serve our parent organization National Insurance Academy (NIA) which is much known for its insurance academics and rejuvenating management development programmes as for its theme destinations. National Insurance Academy is located on a 32 acre land charming in every detail. Situated opposite to Chhatrapati Shivaji Sports City to the left of Mumbai-Bangalore Express Highway, the campus is 15 kms. from Pune Railway Station and 24 kms. from Pune Airport.

To support Training, Education, Research & Publication architecture of NIA and NIASoM

1.To act as ‘knowledge resources provider’ for the insurance and allied industry personnel.
2.To inspire academic activities like reference, research and authorship.
3.To encourage extra curricular activities like environment management and social services.


The collection includes:

  • Books – 20300+
  • Programme Folders – 1580+
  • Newspapers – 14
  • Journals – 164
  • Bound Volumes – 3000+
  • VCDs/CDs – 1650+
We are subscribing following databases:

  • SSC Online
  • EBSCO Business Source Elite
  • ProQuest Management Database by ABI Inform
Services Offered:
  1. Information services like CAS (Current Awareness Service), SDI (Selective Dissemination of Information)
  2. Reference service
  3. Photocopy service
  4. Bibliographies on demand
  5. Circulation of documents
  6. News Broadcasting
  7. Key Words In Context (KWIC) service

Facilities provided:

  1. OPAC (Online Public Access catalogue) and WebOPAC
  2. Digital reference desks
  3. Visitor log system
  4. Acess 24X7 to:
  • Library Intranet
  • Alma Mater Academic Library (Digital Library)
  • Reading room

1 comment:

  1. I am staying in Pune. I would like to know whether I can become member of your library and use your resources? Please let me know.