SMIMS - Library

LIBRARY

Overview

Central Library plays a vital role in furthering the academic mission of SMIMS and facilitates creation and dissemination of knowledge.  The ranges of services offered by the library are comparable to the best of libraries. Besides holding an excellent print collection of over 13863 volumes of books and 117 Indian & Foreign journals. The   library   continued   to   offer   its   services   to students, medical professionals, faculty members and staff to 3160 members from SMIMS. SMIMS Library has a remarkable collection of digital documents both in physical and virtual forms and also and also an organized Digital Library providing effective information support to the users.  The library has made a significant progress during October 2014

 

Collection Development and Management

 

Collection building is one of the important functions of the library that supports academic and research work of the students, faculty, staff and other users. Library collection comprising of books, journals, theses, reports, standards, pamphlets and other reading material in medical science, Nursing, Physiotherapy, technology, humanities, social sciences and management is considered one of the best in the country and is its greatest asset. The total collection of library as on October 2014 stands as follows:

   

Collection

Total as on October  2014

Books

13863

E-book (online)

40

Journals 

 117  

e- Journals

242

CD/DVD

768

Medical Thesis

24

Medical Dissertation

164

News Papers

06

 

Digital Library

 

Central Library has its own homepage on intranet ( http://smuerp/smimslib/index.html ) and provides web-based access to   its resources. It procures over 233 e-journals and   databases.

 

EPAC

 

The EPAC is one of the most used databases of the library and is accessible 24x7 via library web page. Besides listing all the documents available in the library. Its indicates status of a particular book. EPAC is searchable by author, title, subject and several other fields.

 

Timings

 On working days from 09:00 A.M.  to 09:30 P.M.

 On Sunday from 09:00 A.M. to 01:00 P.M.

         

Library Services

 

Reference, Consultation & Circulation

 

Reference service helps users to make full use of library resources and services. It provides necessary assistance to users in locating information or document of their choice.

 

Printing, Scanning and Photocopy service

 

Information Alert Services

The library continues to alert the users about the latest information of their interest by:

  • Additions, new arrivals
  • News items display
  • Useful articles Display
  • Faculty publications display
  • Display of Scholarship and fellowship information
  • Display of Forthcoming conferences, other national and international events, employment
  • Opportunities and prospectus of foreign universities.

 

Staff

Librarian- Mr. Rajnish Trivedi

And the   library   has   a   team   of   talented   and   dedicated   officers   and   staff   who   perform   their   duties exceptionally well, and are always appreciated by our users for their intelligence, enthusiasm and honesty with which they serve them.