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Library Facilities

"The library connects us with the insight and knowledge, painfully extracted from Nature, of the greatest minds that ever were, with the best teachers, drawn from the entire planet and from all our history, to instruct us without tiring, and to inspire us to make our own contribution to the collective knowledge of the human species." Carl Sagan, Cosmos

The library of Maharashtra Judicial Academy and Indian Mediation Centre and Training Institute is situated at 2nd floor of premises. It is developed in large and spacious room, furnished with 3 round reading tables, 4 Research Barracks. Our library is enriched with collection of Law Books, Commentaries, Central and State Bare Acts, Digests, E-Books on CDs, Encyclopedia of Statutory Rules, Halsbury's Laws of India. It has wide range of books on general reading which includes autobiographies and biographies of eminent personalities like Former Chief Justice of Bombay High Court Shri M.C. Chagala, Former Chief Justice of India Shri Hidyatullah, Lord Denning, Lord Halsbury, Sir Edward Code etc. Library subscribes to various periodicals, National and Regional Newspaper, Magazines and Online Legal databases. Library has 6 computers for accessing legal databases. Library has adopted open access system to facilitate readers to have direct access to library resources. Library has installed library information system software to modernise the functions of the library.

Law Journals Subscribed


  • All India Reporter
  • All India Reporter Supreme Court Weekly
  • All India Reporter Dishonour of Cheque
  • Supreme Court Cases
  • Supreme Court Cases (Criminal)
  • Criminal Law Journal
  • AIR Bombay High Court Reports
  • Bombay Cases Reporter
  • Bombay Cases Reporter (Criminal)
  • All Maharashtra Law Reporter
  • All Maharashtra Law Reporter (Criminal)
  • Maharashtra Law Journal


  • All England Law Reports
  • Halsbury's Laws of England

News Papers Subscribed

  • Times of India
  • Indian Express
  • Hindustan Times
  • Loksatta (Marathi)
  • Lokmat (Marathi)
  • Maharashtra Times (Marathi)

Magazines Subscribed

  • Practical Lawyers
  • Legal Era
  • Bhavan's Journal
  • National Geography
  • Economic and Political Weekly
  • The Week
  • Reader's Digest
  • Front Line
  • India Today
  • Lokrajya (Marathi)
  • Saptahik Sakal (Marathi)
  • Down to Earth

Legal Databases

Manupatra IP access based for accessing Manupatra by the Judicial Officer within the premises.
SCC Online To access Supreme Court Cases and Legal Articles
BCI Infotech To access judgements of Bombay High Court
AIR Infotech It covers AIR Privy Council, AIR High Court Cases, AIR SC and AIR Criminal Law Journal
LJ Soft To access judgements of Bombay High Court and Supreme Court
JSTOR IP access based for accessing Indian and Foreign Legal Articles