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Research Support

Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce,

Ganeshkhind, Pune – 411016

Central Library

Research Support:

Central Library provides research support for all researchers in the college by various ways like helping them in finding related study material from different resources. Sometimes referral and Inter Library loan facility also made available to them.

Library Portal: Library has created a portal of all open access scholarly databases, Digital Libraries available online for their patrons and researchers. Researchers can search their material for their resources by accessing portal.

Consortia: Library has take membership of DELNET and UGC NLIST consortia through which patrons can access paid ebooks and ejournals.

Book Transactions: Library provides books and subscribed journals for all researchers on all working days and hours.

Photocopying facility: Photocopy facility is provided by the library for all patrons.

Research Tutorials: Library provides different research tutorials for searching information through consortia in pdf files. Library provides bibliography of books and library material on specific topic on demand to researchers.

Reference Service: Library staff members provide reference service to all patrons.

Information Literacy Programs: Library conducts information literacy programs on how to access e-resources and how to create Google Scholar, Linkedin, Academia, ResearchGate account.

Research Paper writing support: Library provides support for Scientific Style, Referencing and Citation formats like

Research Tools:


Guides Available





Harvard Referencing

Vancouver Referencing especially for subject Medicine/ Medical

MHRA Referencing

OSCOLA Referencing

Following are free open source softwares researchers can use reference management and Citations management:

Name of the Software or Tool




It is a free reference manager and academic social network. Make your own fully-searchable library in seconds, cite as you write, and read and annotate your PDFs on any device. Showcase your work and assess the impact of your research



Completely free, online basic reference manager – perfect for writing that first research paper



Zotero is a veteran and completely free browser based plugin that helps you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources. This tool lives right where you do your work; in the web browser itself. Whether you need to create footnotes, endnotes, in-text citations, or bibliographies, Zotero will do all the dirty work for you, leaving you free to focus on your writing. Create citations in Word and OpenOffice without ever leaving your word processor and add references to an email, a Google Doc, or some other editor simply by dragging one or more references out of Zotero. The only disadvantage? Zotero doesn’t allow you to annotate a PDF document.




RefWorks is an online citation manager. One can use it to create an online list of references from your searches, to insert or paste citations into a document and to insert or produce a bibliography in a selection of styles

 for trial version



Cite This For Me

It helps to create your citations, reference lists and bibliographies automatically using the APA, MLA, Chicago, or Harvard referencing styles at the click of button. Simply browse to the page you wish to cite and click the button to generate a correctly formatted citation. Then copy-paste the citation into your assignment, or add it to your online bibliography for safe keeping until later. Cite This For Me also comes with a Google Chrome extension.



Helps to create your bibliography over 7,500 reference styles, including Harvard, APA and MLA, etc



A great citation generator, EasyBib compiles your bibliographies and citations for you, saving you valuable time. You don’t need to create an account if you are using MLA, but Chicago or APA style citations require a paid account. EasyBib also offers an app for iOS and Android, so you can cite your sources on the go.



A reference manager, knowledge organization, and task planning program for Windows, published in Switzerland. The free version is limited to 100 references per project, so it is ideal for students. Is also integrates with Chrome and Word.








Cite your work at APA, MLA, and Chicago without leaving the homepage in 3 easy steps. The fourth step allows you to download your bibliography; you can even save it if you create an account. Your citations will be kept as long as you keep visiting the site, but after four days of inactivity your citations will be deleted.



An open source reference manager that is available for Windows, Mac, and Linux, and offers PDF metadata retrieval, free online backup of your mind maps, a monitoring function for new files (PDFs, images, etc.), and an MS-Word add on. Oh, and it also allows you to have full control over your data (no registration required).



Plagiarism Check and Copyright Support: Library provides support for checking research work of our scholars and researchers through the paid Turnitin Software provided by Savitribai Phule Pune University. Researchers can send their articles, chapters, thesis or project reports to librarian on modernlibrary.sangeeta@gmail on the same day librarian emails them back the similarity check report.

Other open access Plagiarism check software available online are as below.


Subject Guides:





BVoc Food Processing Tech

BVoc Green House Tech




Computer Science














Physical Education


Political Science




Social Science




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      U.G. Programmes:
    • B.A.
      • B.A.(Economics)
      • B.A.(English)
      • B.A.(Geography)
      • B.A.(History)
      • B.A.(Psychology)
      • B.A.(Sociology)
    • B.Com.
    • B.B.A.(C.A.)
    • B.Sc.
      • B.Sc. (Chemistry)
      • B.Sc. (Maths)
      • B.Sc. (Microbiology)
      • B.Sc. (Physics)
      • B.Sc. (Statistics)
      • B.Sc. (Zoology)
    • B.Sc. (Biotechnology)
    • B.Sc. (Computer Science)
    • B.C.A. (Science)
    • B.Sc. Blended in Chemistry [University of Melbourne , Australia] (International Collaboration Course)
    • B.Voc.(Food Processing Technology)

      • P.G. Programmes:
      • M.A. (Economics)
      • M.A. (History)
      • M.A. (Psychology)
      • M.A. (Sociology)
      • M.Com.
      • M.Sc. (Biotechnology)
      • M.Sc. (Organic Chemistry)
      • M.Sc. (Computer Science)
      • M.Sc. (Computer Applications)
      • M.Sc. (Maths)
      • M.Sc. (Microbiology)
      • M.Sc. (Statistics)
      • M.Sc. (Zoology)

        Research Programmes:
      • M. Phil. Zoology
      • Ph. D. Zoology
      • M. Phil. Chemistry
      • M. Phil. Biotechnology
      • Ph. D. Biotechnology

    Programmes NOT-Taught/Closed

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