Smita Yogesh Vedpathak
Dr. Smita Yogesh Vedpathak Librarian & HOD

Yashwantrao Mohite College of Arts, Science and Commerce

Experience 14 Years

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Dr. Smita Vedpathak is Librarian at Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed To be) University, Yashwantrao Mohite College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Pune.


• Ph.D. in Library & Information Science, 2022

Department Library & Information Science, Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed To be) University

Title of Ph.D. Thesis: “E-Collection Development Practices in Law Libraries Affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University”

• MLISc (Lib.& Info. Science),2009 from University of Pune

•  Qualified SET Examination in May-2009

• Bachelor of Arts (English),2004 from University of Pune


• Teaching Experience: 13 Years

• Research Experience: 13 Years


• Citations: 6

• h-Index: 02

• i10-Index: 0

• RG Score: 5.2

• Research Papers Published (National): 4

•Research Papers Published (International): 3

• Patents: Nil

• Book & Book Chapter: Nil

• Sanctioned Research Projects: Nil



1. Attended National Workshop on “Writing Research Papers” (5Days) Dept. of Library & Information Science at Savitribai Phule Pune University ( Feb.2015)

2. Refresher Course in Application of ICT in Social Science ,UGC Academic Staff College, University of Pune, Maharashtra (12/10/2015 to01/11/2015)

3. Paper presented in National Conference on “Development of Reading Culture and Changing Role of Libraries”, titled “Information Consolidation: Need of the Hour” ( Dates: 19th & 20th 2018)

4. SWAYAM ARPIT ONLINE REFRESHER COURSE on Emerging Trends & Technologies in Library & Information Services(01/09/2019 to 31/12/2019-16 Weeks -Exam Date: 16/02/2020)

5. Faculty Development Programme on Creation, Preservation & Dissemination of E-Content(Library Science) UGC HRDC Savitribai Phule Pune University (Duration:6/06/2020 to 19/06/2020)

6. Delivered Online Guest Lecture on 12th August 2021 for the topic “Open E-Resources in Law faculty” at Sarsenapati Hambirrao Mohite Law College, Pune

7. Attended Online 2 weeks Refresher Course in “LIBRARY SCIENCES” from 27 August - 10 September, 2022 organised by Teaching Learning Centre, Ramanujan College University of Delhi

8. National Level FDP on “Advanced Teaching, Learning and Research Pedagogy in HEIs” organised by IOT Academy and BVDU New Law College, Pune (23rd -29th July 2023)



  1. Successfully Co-Ordinated the DELNET- National Level Workshop on 12 th Nov.2016. Received Certificate of Appreciation from DELNET
  2. 2. Received Appreciation Award for “Excellence Performance in LIS Domain” from “Softech Solutions, Pune” (May-2023)


. Publications: 07 (02Scopus , 02 UGC CARE, 2 UGC Listed, 1 Peer Reviewed )
1. Journal of Education: Rabindra Bharati University (ISSN : 0972-7175) “A Study of Services available in the selected Law education institute’s libraries in Pune” (June 2022)
2. Purana (ISSN : 0555-7860) “A Study on Collection Development Process in Law Educational Libraries” (June 2022)
3. International Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation(ISSN: 1475-7192)“ Impact of Lockdown Period on Library Professionals of Maharashtra State: A