Tuesday, August 26, 2008

AML Blog

Dear Users,

We are very happy to start this new service for our users. Our aim to keep in touch with our valuable users through this powerful tool of “Blogging”.

At the same time, we hope that our users will definitely appreciate this service as they can participate in this with their active support through comments & querries. Your feedback is very important to us!!

Advantages of the AMLBlog to users:
  • Interactive medium for users to communicate with library staff
  • Latest insurance news
  • Announcements from library regarding various activities and useful resources
  • Immediate alret through email subscription or by RSS mechanism which will keep you updated

Alma Mater Library Team

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Library Membership

The library membership is open to persons working in insurance companies especially in Pune. The fees and other details will be conveyed to persons interested individually. Please send your queries by email to bsane@niapune.com

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