Library

Library And Information Services

S.NO.

CAPTION

1

INTRODUCTION ABOUT THE CENTRAL LIBRARY

2

OBJECTIVES, MISSION & VISION OF THE LIBRARY

3

DETAILS OF RESOURCES (PRINT & ONLINE )

4

REGISTERS MAINTAINED

5

VARIOUS SECTION OF THE CENTRAL LIBRARY

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COMPUTER FACILITIES

7

DETAILS OF LIBRARY STAFF

8

SERVICE OFFERED OF OUR CENTRAL LIBRARY

9

E-LIBRARY FACILITIES

10

UTILIZATION OF OTHERS

11

PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE CENTRAL LIBRARY

Introduction About The Central Library

The Central Library is located in the first floor of the Anatomy block of this institution. It has a floor area of 3299.99 Sq.mts. The Library is well illuminated and Air conditioned. It provides a good ambience and free from noise.

     The library circulation counter cum Reception area is at the entrance of the library. Electronic devices are used in this counter for handling books taken from the library or received.

The library works from 8.00 am to 8.00 pm on all working days, where as it functions from 8.00 a.m to 2.00 p.m on   Sundays and other Public holidays. Library is closed on National holidays such as Republic Day, Independence Day and Gandhi Jayanthi, and also  Pongal and Deepawali.

The Library has Text and Reference Books as well as Journals. All the Library facilities and services are supported by qualified and efficient staff members who provide information services to the users.  The library provides Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) facility for easy search for the faculty and students. An OPAC has been created and 5 terminals are provided for easy access. It is also made available to the end users with in campus. All Library operational services have been automated using windows based technology.

Objectives, Mission & Vision Of The Library

Objectives

  • To collect, classify and organize books for members
  • To provide various professional services
  • To inform the new arrivals
  • To assist research scholars
  • To undertake research activities
Misson
  • To contribute information to health care providers and to the needy
Vision
  • To develop E-Library – anywhere and everywhere.

Details Of Resources

Books

Total No. of Books

1548

No. of Titles

11954

 Central Library Books

No. of Books

12204

No. of Titles

9154

No. of Text Books

10167

No. of Reference Books

2037

Department Library Books

No. of issued to Department Library 3276
No. of Titles 2800

Department Library book details

S.No

Departments

No.of Books

1

Anatomy 216

2

Physiology 157

3

Biochemistry 182

4

Community Medicine 137

5

Pathology 189

6

Microbiology 190

7

Pharmacology 176

8

Forensic Medicine 90

9

General Medicine 157

10

Pediatric Medicine 138

11

General Surgery 214

12

Orthopedics 158

13

Obstetrics and Gynecology 134

14

Ear, Nose and Throat 142

15

Ophthalmology 106

16

Radiology 162

17

Anesthesia 145

18

Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases 134

19

Dermatology 146

20

Psychiatry 120

21

Dentistry 80

22

Transfusion Medicine/Blood Bank 10

23

Pharmacy 14

24

Medical Education 40

25

Health Science Research –IRB 26

26

MRD 09

27

Nursing department 07

Department Library book details

Printed Journals

National 71
International 47

E-Resources/Online Journals

Our Central library provides T.N.Dr.MGR  Medical University e-consortium/online journals, DELNET Database, E-Shodh  Sindhu, Shodhganga, Swayam,National  Digital Library of  India,  Wifi, Browsing, Lending, Reference services, Library orientation services, Articles alert services, Reprography, question banks.

Back Volumes

National 722
International 863

Details Of Electronic Materials For Reading

CD-ROM&DVD-ROM                  792

Registers Maintained

  • Staff attendance register
  • Staff leave register
  • Duty Roster
  • Stock registers for Books, Journals and Back volumes (Bound)
  • Student Book Lending Register
  • Staff Book Lending Register
  • CD, Video, DVD Stock Register
  • Furniture Register
  • Equipments Register
  • User print-out Register
  • User Xerox Register
  • Department Library Books Register
  • Newspapers Magazine Register
  • Registers for Fund utilization

Various Sections Of The Central Library

Sections

  • Journals
  • Browsing Center  with 40 terminals
  • Reading room for Staff
  • Reading room for Students – (seating capacity 150 Nos-INSIDE)
  • Reading room for Students –  (seating capacity 150 Nos –OUTSIDE)
  • Daftaries /Binding section
  • Technical cum Library staff
  • Photocopy
  • Digital Library
  • Librarian
  • Deputy Librarian

Computer Facilties

  • Browsing centre-40 Systems
  • Library server-1 Systems
  • Issue/Return &Enquiry-2 Systems
  • Digital Library -4 Systems
  • Librarian-1 Systems
  • Dy.Librarian-1 Systems
  • Skill Laboratory- 3 Systems
  • E-Library-10 Systems

Fire Safety

  • Fire safety measures are available in the central Library

Details Of The Library Staff

S.No

 Name

Designation  

Qualification

 

1 Mr. B.Sasikumar Chief Librarian B.Sc.,  MLIS., M.Phil.,PGDCA.,
2 Mrs. S.Meenakshi Deputy Librarian M.Com., B.Ed., MLIS., M. Phil
3 Mr.G.Ramkumar Documentalist B.Com, Mlisc, M.phil
4 Mrs. S.Margaret Malarkodi Cataloguer M.A., MLIS.,
5 Mr. N.Saravanan Library Assistant B.A, Mlisc
6 Mr.R.Mariappa Library Assistant M.A, Mlisc M.phil.
7 Mr.K.Selvam Library Assistant B.Sc, MLisc,
8 Mr.T.S.Sabanayagam Library Assistant MA,Mlisc
9 Ms.Akila Daftaries B.Sc
10 Ms.Atchaya Daftaries B.Sc
11 Mrs. V.Umarani Peon HSC
12 Mr.T.Yasodha Peon HSC

Service Offered Of Our Central Library

Service Offered Of Our Central Library

  • Lending Services
  • Reference Service
  • ILL (Inter Library Services)
  • Internet services
  • E-mail Services
  • CD – ROM Access
  • E-Journal Access
  • Video Library
  • Microfilm reading
  • Bibliographic Services
  • Library Orientation Services
  • Reprographic Service
  • Preservation of Books & Journals
  • Conference Alert Service
  • Question bank
  • Article Alert Service

E-Library

E-Journals/E-Books Consortia:

We have a membership of T.N. Dr. MGR Medical University E-Consortium.Our students can access the e-resources through e-Consortium of the University anywhere 24x7x365 days, by using their Username and Password, through the software “EZPROXY”.

Discipline-specific Databases – DELNET DATABASE

We have subscribed to DELNET  library database from 2018 onwards. DELNET connects more than 6700 Libraries in 33 states and Union territories in India and other countries. It is a major operational resource sharing Library network in SOUTH INDIA.

It provides access to more than 3 crore   records of Books, E-journals, E-books etc. It offers free library automation software to MEMBER Libraries. It provides

Browsing Centre

Browsing centre is Air –condioned and has 40 terminals.

Internet:

The library has internet facilities for faculty, students and research scholars.

Intranet:

The library is well connected by intranet to other departments. With this facilities faculty members can search the availability of books and communicate with the librarian.

Software Used:

Programmers of SRM Group have developed an in-House software (eLIMS), which operates on windows 2000 server Oracle with J2EE. The software has excellent operational modules for transaction, query, administration, reporting, search etc.,

  • Fully computerized with Barcode Technology
  • Search enquiry system(OPAC)

Utilization Of The Others

Students of the other colleges and Research scholars can use the library facility on prior permission from the Dean of the medical college.

Photos Of The Central Library

Chief Librarian – Mr.B. Sasi Kumar

Categorization Department wise Books

E-Library

Xerox Section

New Arrival