The Central Library and information service is located in an independent block which is one of the repositories of medical knowledge and forms an integral part of the institution.
This Library has a long history of fifteen years starting with the open-access of earlier times to the present–day hybrid, digital and Electronic Library that use the latest technology for providing of information through various services. With dedicated Library staff, the library is serving the medical user community with the right medical information at right time. MVJMC&RH Library recognized the importance of textbooks and reference materials in higher education since its inception and is trying to extend the best to its users.
The sprawling Central Library and information service is spread over 3,250 Sq. mts. on two floors and can accommodate over 850 users at a time. It is compartmentalized and classified into following sections.
- U.G section
- P.G section
- Reference section
- Stock area
- Back volume area
- Periodical section
- Dissertation section
- Audio/video/CD’s section
- Internet Section
- Librarian office
- Technical section
- Own book reading area.
The Easylib (Electronic automation system for Library) software for automation is updated and has following basic modules.
- Cataloguing System
- Circulation System
- Acquisition System
The computer center was fully established with 44 nodes having sophisticated hardware. The center has its own high bandwidth Internet connection and E-Mail facilities catering to the needs of the faculty members and students. There is provision to have latest journals via Internet and HELINET of RGUHS.
- Every department can borrow few books for ready reference. Only those books, which have more than one copy, can be issued to the departmental library.
- Each department Library has an inventory of more books than what is stipulated by MCI.
- A proper record will have to be kept by the department for these books and department will be responsible for them.
SC/ST Book Bank:
The library issues the books of SC/ST Book Bank to the SC/ST students only. This service is without any charges.