AIMS is equipped with a comprehensive central library with modern facilities catering to the academic needs of students and the teaching community. The library is housed in a spacious area of 2500 sq. mts. The interior is well furnished and designed with adequate partitions to enable students to spend quality time without being disturbed by the others.
The library has a wide collection of text books, reference material, monographs, Govt. publications, dissertations, reports, pamphlets, periodicals and audio visual cassettes.
Literature search, Bibliographies, current awareness services, selective dissemination of information, abstracting and indexing services, Medlars / Medline, E-mail / Internet services, consultancy, photo copying, reference and referral services are made available for the benefit of the users.
A digital library facility is introduced for disseminating and retrieving health science information by means of computer communication / networking.
In addition to the central library, library facilities are also available in the men’s and women’s hostels. The library is opened from 9am to 10pm on all working days including Sundays and general holidays and from 9am to 12 midnight during University examination.
To facilitate the staff and post graduate students to have easy access, a separate library has been opened in the hospital. which functions till 11pm.
The library has access to thousands of electronic journals, e-books, various inline databases like science direct, OVID, oxford, MD-consultant, CME’s, Clinics of North America and so on from HELINET Consortia of RGUHS, Bangalore. It also facilitates for open source information databases such as medIND, IndMED, MEDLINE and other popular databases from NLM.
|Bound volumes of journals||5227|
Medical CD’s 331
Audio Cassettes 29
Video Cassettes 30
- Reader’s guidance
- Audio visual facility
- Reprographic services
- Computer aided retrievals
- OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue)