Krishna Institute Of Medical Sciences Deemed University
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  Library

Library Resources As on 28.02.14
No. of Books 30,001
No. of Journals
Indian
Foreign

118
109
Online data bases 4119
E – book 102
Kiosks 38
Bar-coding :
Bar-coding of books and borrower’s ticket; of the library members is regularly done for smooth and timely circulation of library material.
Computer Lab :
Library has a computer lab of 32 computers with internet connection.
MUHS Digital Library :
Library subscribes to MUHS digital library which contains 2074 e resources on medical and allied topics.
Animations :
Library has leased some medical animations from MARK IV Animation Studio Pvt.Ltd., Coimbatore.
Book Exhibitions :
Library conducts book exhibitions regularly.
Library Orientation Programme :
Library Orientation Programme was conducted for the newly admitted student of I MBBS. The students were informed about the overall library inventory including books, journals, magazines, CDs, DVDs Library rules, procedures, digital library, computer lab and general information including various facilities and services rendered by the library. All the students in three batches were taken around the library to familiarize them with various sections resources and services available for them.
New GenLib:
Library installed New GenLib library software for upgrading library automation
Libx Mozilla Firefox Plug-in:
Medical and health science related websites are increasing by the day. Researchers find it difficult to remember the website addresses. Libx, an Internet browser plug-in for libraries developed by Virginia Tech University has prepared a list of important and regularly required websites. The IT department has embedded required links in this plug-in which is displayed along with Mozilla Firefox browser. By clicking on the concerned name searcher can open the site without entering the web-site address.
Best Reader Award :
The library gives incentives by the way of Best Reader Awards to the undergraduate, postgraduate and faculty members every year for making maximum use of the library.
Open Access :
Library follows open access system from the very beginning through which the user can search books.
In addition to the Central Library, The newly established Dental College Library is housed in an area of 11000 sq.ft. with a separate Audio-Visual, Journal, Internet and Photocopy section. The spacious and well-lit reading room has a seating capacity for 250 students. The library has more than 2000 Books, 40 National & International Journals & 11 E-journals subscribed to.
Lending
Lending of books and journals.
Library Bulletin :
Library brings out current awareness bulletin and gives information on recently added books and other useful information on medical website, database and services every month.
Reprography Service :
Library provides reprography service to staff and students.
Information display and notification :
Useful information on career development, conference news, medical press clippings, value education, and scholarship offers etc. is regularly displayed on notice board.
Reference and referral service :
Guidance on the use of information resources and services is provided. Guidance for obtaining documentation services like photocopy, a translation etc. of reputed institutions is provided.
Internet service :
Broadband Internet services are provided free of charge.
Patent cell is established at central library to provide information on patent filing formalities and procedures and to make the faculty members, researches aware of the patent rights and help the inventor to prepare contents and specifications to be filed. So far, following 22 applications for patent registration are in the process of being filed with patent office at Mumbai.

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