SRM Medical College And Hospital Research Centre
'Welcome to the Medical Library of SRM University
"Paropakaram Itham Sareeram" is oft-quoted line which means that our birth is to do service to others and society at large, the best that one can provide to the society is :Medical Service.
As a dynamic and integral part of the academic and scholarly enterprise, the medical Library of SRM University is an essential component of the institute's outstanding research and intellectual mission, to educate and nurture students, to create knowledge, and to provide service to the community and beyond. The Library occupies a place of pride in the University and seeks to provide high quality information services, instruction, and resources to our University clientele: the students, faculty, researchers, and staff of the University. It is a most lively place on the campus providing a safe and comfortable and friendly environment that enables learning and advancement of knowledge, and promoting discovery and scholarship.
Our Mission is to enable medical discovery by connecting people with knowledge. Through innovative means, we create, acquire, deliver and integrate information to support excellence in research, education, and patient care.
The Medical Library exists to serve, support, and enhance the teaching, learning and research needs of the medical community by:
Library is the delivery room for the birth of ideas, a place where history comes to life"..... : Norman Cousins
The Medical Library is located at the first and second floor of the Medical College Building. The total area of library is 2638 Sq. Mt and is well protected with fire alarms and other safety measures.
Our Regular Hours
Monday – Saturday - 8 AM to 8 PM
Sunday & Other holidays - 9 AM to 4 PM
Library is open on all 365 days ('Except on Deepavali)
1. Print material
I. Books: We have a collection of 18136 books on ‘Medical and allied sciences consisting of 8430 titles.
II. Journals: Our Library subscribes 100 International and 80 National journals including WHO Global subscription.
III. Back volumes: There are about 1007 International and 361 National bound volumes of journals.
2. Non - print material
We have 853 CD/DVD collections. An offline facility of Medline database is available in CD 'ROM format from 1966 - Mar. 2007·
3. Online Resources
(a) MEDLINE database ovidmd.ovid.com
(b) CINAHL with full text search.ebscohost.com
(c) Scopus database www.scopus.com
MEDLARS (Medical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System) is a computerized biomedical bibliographic retrieval system. In 1971 an online version called MEDLINE (“MEDLARS Online”) became available.
(b) Online Journals
Springer – http://www.springerlink.com
Elsevier – http://www.sciencedirect.com
(c) 'E - Question Bank
The library is fully automated with in-house developed software and barcode technology. An OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) has been created for easy search and two terminals are provided to facilitate access.
Apart from Central Library each department has separate Department Library which contains 100 – 110 books.
Our User Services
General Rules & Regulations