Library at Glance

The library of MGM Medical College came into existence 24 years ago when the Medical College was just established. It was accommodated, originally, in a small room located on the first floor of the Preventive and Social Medicine Block. It was shifted to a separate specified area in 2003 in the same floor with a carpet area of 10700 sq. feet. It moved again from 1st floor to 2nd floor in November 2008 to a larger space with a plinth area of 25000 sq. feet in order to accommodate its ever growing collection. Its physical infrastructure as well as health literature, library and information services have further been strengthened and developed in order to cope with the status of Central Medical Library of MGMIHS in accordance to the position of Deemed University which was accorded in 2006 by the University Grants Commission, Government of India.

The main objective of library is to meet the information needs of faculty, students and research workers who are involved in studies and research in various branches of health and allied sciences. It has grown parallel to the development of the MGMIHS. The main objective of the library is to provide health literature, library and information services to its patrons using modern information technologies. It has now five Reading Rooms where more than 500 users can sit at a time for consulting their reading materials. In addition, it has seating arrangements in the Reference and New Arrivals sections separately for more than hundred users who come from high echelons, such as the faculty, teaching staff, health administrators and planners.

The library has Virtual Learning Resource Centre (E-Library) with excellent state-of-the art computer facilities having 35 Internet connected computer terminals provides email facility and access to e-materials and e-resources