Library Services

The library remains open for consultation from 0830 hr. 2200 hr. from Monday to Saturday. It remains closed on Sundays, national and few local holidays. Borrowing facilities are available to members who enroll themselves in library after filling the prescribed application form duly signed by head of the institutions and respective Financial Control Authorities. There are more than 26 departmental libraries for which the Central Library acquires books and monographs in the field of health and allied sciences. The library is responsible for technical processing of these publications acquired for them. At present, the following services are being provided:

  • Lending, Reference & Referral Services
  • Inter Library 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