Library Services

The library remains open for consultation from 0830 hr. 2300 hr. from Monday to Saturday. It remains open on Sundays, national and a few local holidays. Borrowing facilities are available to members who enroll themselves in the library after filling the prescribed application form duly signed by the head of the institutions and respective Financial Control Authorities. There are more than 28 departmental libraries for which the Central Library acquires books and monographs in the field of health and allied sciences. The library is responsible for the technical processing of these publications acquired for them. At present, the following services are being provided:

  • Web-OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue)
  • Lending, Reference & Referral Services
  • Interlibrary Loan (ILL)
  • Reading Room Facilities
  • Information Skills Instruction & Training in Information Retrieval
  • Current Awareness Services (CAS)
  • Bibliographic Service
  • Document Delivery Service
  • Books & Periodicals Alert Services
  • Selective Dissemination of Information Services (SDI)
  • Database Searching and Information Retrieval
  • Literature Searching
  • Computerized Thesis Search
  • CD-ROM Print Out Services
  • Access to Internet
  • Audio Visual Lessons
  • Newspaper Clippings