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CENTRAL LIBRARY

The Theni Govt. Medical College Library provides good informative support to different academic activities of students, faculties and health personnel involved in learning and research to meet their expectations in a user — friendly manner.

Besides class rooms and laboratories, the library plays an important role in the spectrum of educational continuation. It provides quality information services through documents and other information resources. ·
 
MAIN OBJECTIVES OF THE CENTRAL LIBRARY
  • To identify the needs of the students and health personnel in sharing the resources of the library.
  • To support the activities of learning, teaching and research with available resources for the academic benefit of the institution.
  • To establish a pleasant environment for learning inside the library with appropriate facilities.
 
Resources of the Library
The central library has a collection to 7004 documents on curriculum based medical and health topics of interest. Books, Periodical publications, Monographs, General reference collections, Medical reference materials, Reports, Proceedings and Statistical information form the major collections of documents.
 
Non conventional documents such as Television, DVD players, CD, DVD and video cassettes etc. are special access to scholarly information with effective technical communication on experimental basis. 
 
Quality of collections is based on the quantity of students and faculties. The vital role of service is to enhance the capacity of available documents to meet the needs of the users. The arrangements of documents in the shelf are classified by Dewey decimal classification scheme. The ultimate aim of the library is to reach the right document to die right reader at the right time.

 
Staffs:                                                                                               
Librarian  - 1
Attenders - 1
Sweepers - 1

 
  1. Working Hours  - 8.00AM to 8.00 PM
  2. No of Students attending the library per   day -80
  3.  No of Staffs attending the library per day     - 20
  4. Total No of Book-693431
  5. No of Text Book -2132
  6. No of Reference Books -4799
  7. Total No of Journals -
  8. No of Indian Journals -
  9. No of Foreign Journals - 
  10. No. of  books purchased -              
    during the last 3 years
  11.  Special Service Rendered     
  • Internet facilities -Yes
  • Xerox facilities - Available
Infrastructure                                           
Reading Rooms: 4           

Ground Floor
Stack Room with Reading hall for 100 students
Book sorting / copying room
Book storage and Binding room
Librarian room
Counter room
Computer room with 3Computers (A/C)
Clock room
 
First Floor
Reading hall
Cubicals two rooms
Xerox room (with one photo copier)
Journals room
Office room (TV with DVD)
Staff Reading room (for 30nos)
CRRI room with two cubicals

 
NUMBER OF BOOKS AVAILABLE /CATEGORY WISE
 
Sl.No Subject Reference Text Tot no of Books
1  Anatomy 418 308 726
2 Anesthesiology 438 315 753
3 Biochemistry 236 196 432
4 Cardiology 61 55 116
5 Communicable Diseases 53 22 75
6 Dentistry 89 14 103
7 Dermatology 106 17 123
8 Diseases Respiratory System 4 24 28
9 Endocrinology 16 3 19
10 Epidemiology 2   2
11 Forensic Medicine 93 20 113
12 Gastroenterology 14 1 15
13 Haematology 79 2 81
14 Hepatitis 3 5 8
15 Laboratory Technology 85 18 103
16 Medical Dictionary 23   23
17 Medical Organizations, Management 28 2 30
18 Medical Relationships 5   5
19 Medical Science 52 36 88
20 Medical Study, Teaching - Related Technologies 19   19
21 Meningeal Diseases 10 14 24
22 Microbiology 262 212 474
23 Neurology 42 3 45
24 Nursing 102 2 104
25 O&G 294 34 328
26 Oncology 43   43
27 Ophthalmology 180 53 233
28 Orthopaedics 295 51 346
29 Otolaryngology 119 50 169
30 Pathology 207 147 354
31 Paediatrics 243 151 394
32 Pharmacology Therapeutics 211 70 281
33 Physiology 166 139 305
34 Psychiatry 81 9 90
35 Radiology 163 52 215
36 Rheumatism 3 6 9
37 Social Preventive Medicine 95 55 150
38 Surgery 436 40 476
39 Urology 17 6 23
40 Venereal Diseases (STD) 6   6
  Total 4799 2132 693431

JOURNALS SUBSCRIBED 2006
Foreign Journals
  1. ACTA OtoLaryngologica
  2. ACTA Paediatrica
  3. ACTA Radiologica
  4. American journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  5. American journal of Epidemiology
  6. American journal of Physiology
  7. American journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
  8. Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics
  9. Archives of Oral Biology
  10. Biochemistry and Cell Biology
  11. British Dental journal
  12. British journal of Anaesthesia
  13. British journal of Dermatology
  14. British journal of Surgery
  15. British Medical journal
  16. Clinical Anatomy
  17. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease
  18. Endoscopy
  19. Experimental Physiology
  20. Eye
  21. Histo Pathology
  22. International journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics
  23. Journal of American Medical Association
  24. Journal of Anatomy
  25. Journal of Bone & joint Surgery (A+B)
  26. Journal of Clinical Microbiology
  27. Journal of Community Health Nursing
  28. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health.
  29. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
  30. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
  31. Radiology
  32. Transfusion Medicine
Indian Journals
  1.  British Medical journal
  2.  Current Literature on Science of Science
  3.  Drugs Today
  4.  Indian Drugs
  5.  Indian Heart Journal
  6.  Indian Journal of Anaesthesia
  7.  Indian Journal of Biochemistry and Biophysics
  8.  Indian Journal of Cancer
  9.  Indian Journal of Chest Diseases and Allied Sciences
  10.  Indian Journal of Clinical Biochemistry
  11.  Indian Journal of Community Medicine
  12.  Indian Journal of Dermatology
  13.  Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and leprology
  14.  Indian Journal of Experimental Biology
  15.  Indian Journal of Gastroenterology
  16.  Indian Journal of Leprosy
  17. Journal of the Indian Medical Association
  18.  Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology
  19.  Indian Journal of Medical Research
  20.  Indian Journal of Nephrology
  21.  Indian Journal of Ophthalmology
  22.  Indian Journal of Pharmacology
  23.  Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery
  24.  Indian Journal of Psychiatry
  25.  Indian Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  26.  Indian Journal of Surgery
  27.  Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
  28.  Indian Journal of Urology
  29.  Indian Journal Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery
  30.  Indian Journal Paediatrics
  31. Journal of Academy of Hospital Administration
  32.  Natural Products Radiances
  33.  Neurology India
  34. Tropical Gastroenterology
JOURNALS SUBSCRIBED 2007
Indian Journals
  1. British Medical Journal
  2. Current Literature on Science of Science
  3. Drugs Today
  4. Indian Drugs
  5. Indian Heart Journal
  6. Indian journal of Anaesthesia
  7. Indian journal of Biochemistry and Biophysics
  8. Indian journal of Cancer
  9. Indian Journal of Chest Diseases and Allied Sciences
  10. Indian journal of Clinical Biochemistry
  11. Indian journal of Community Medicine
  12. Indian journal of Dermatology
  13. Indian journal of Dermatology, Venereology and leprology
  14. Indian journal of Experimental Biology
  15. Indian journal of Gastroenterology
  16. Indian journal of Leprosy
  17. Journal of the Indian Medical Association
  18. Indian journal of Medical Microbiology ‘
  19. Indian journal of Medical Research
  20. Indian journal of Nephrology
  21. Indian journal of Ophthalmology
  22. Indian journal of Pharmacology
  23. Indian journal of Plastic Surgery
  24. Indian journal of Psychiatry
  25. Indian journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  26. Indian journal of Surgery
  27. Indian journal of Tuberculosis
  28. Indian journal of Urology
  29. Indian journal Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery
  30. Indian journal Paediatrics
  31. Journal of Academy of Hospital Administration
  32. Natural Products Radiances
  33. Neurology India
  34. Tropical Gastroenterology
Foreign Journals
  1. Experimental Physiology
  2. Clinical Anatomy
  3. Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery
  4. Archives of Oral Biology
  5. British Dental Journal
  6. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
  7. Journal of Clinical Microbiology
  8. British Medical Journal
  9. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
  10. Journal of Community Health Nursing
  11. American Journal of Epidemiology
  12. Histo Pathology
  13. Transfusion Medicine
  14. Biochemistry and Cell Biology
  15. Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics
  16. Journal of Anatomy
  17. The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  18. Eye
  19. Acta Oto-Laryngologica
  20. Journal of American Medical Association
  21. American Journal of Respiratory and critical care medicine
  22. British Journal of Anesthesia
  23. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
  24. British Journal of Dermatology
  25. Acta Radiologica
  26. Radiology
  27. Journal of Paediatrics and Child health
  28. Acta Paediatrica
  29. International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics
  30. British Journal of Surgery
  31. Endoscopy
Foreign Journals 2010
  1.  American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  2.  British Journal of Surgery
  3.  BMJ (international)
  4. Hematology Oncology clinics of North America
  5.  Pediatric clinics of North America
  6.  Surgical clinics ofN0rth America
  7.  The Lancet
  8.  The New England Journal of Medicine
Indian Journals  
  1.  Indian Journal of Leprosy
  2.  Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology
  3.  Indian Journal of Medical Research
  4.  Journal of Tuberculosis
  5.  Journal of the Academy of Hospital Administration
Department Library Details
S1.No
 
Department Name Number of Books Year
1 Anatomy 119 2005 - 2012
2 Anesthesia   69 2005 - 2012
3 Bio-chemistry 117 2005 - 2012
4 CAH 6 2005 - 2012
5 Dermatology 39 2005 - 2012
6 ENT 64 2005 - 2012
7 Forensic Medicine 115 2005 - 2012
8 Medicine 99 2005 - 2012
9 MEU 23 2005 - 2012
10 Microbiology 107 2005 - 2012
11 MRD 4 2005 - 2012
12 O&G 52 2005 - 2012
13 Ophthalmology 76 2005 - 2012
14 Ortho 50 2005 - 2012
15 Pathology 102 2005 - 2012
16 Pediatrics 80 2005 - 2012
17 Pharmacology 98 2005 - 2012
18 Physiology 132 2005 - 2012
19 Psychiatry 30 2005 - 2012
20 Radiology 40 2005 - 2012
21 SPM 93 2005 - 2012
22 Surgery 102 2005 - 2012

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