The JIMSH Central library system consist of a Central Library and 17 Departmental Libraries, which collectively support the teaching, research and extension programmes of the college. The Central Library is well equipped with modern facilities and resources in the form of books, journals, back volume of journals, theses, WHO publications, CD ROMs and internet services. The library strives to provide timely, accurate and current information, and to provide an appropriate and comfortable academic environment for the users.
ADMISSION TO THE LIBRARY
The Library is open to bonafide members. Admission to the library is allowed on producing Identity Card/Consultation Card. Readers are required to sign the gate register kept at the counter. Bags, briefcases and personal books are not allowed inside the library; these must be kept at the property counter at readers' own risk. While leaving the library, members may be asked to show their file covers, books and other belongings to the staff on duty.
The Library is open:
Monday to Friday: 9:00 AM to 12:00 Midnight
Saturday: 9:00 AM to 04:00 PM
The reading room is kept open for 24 hours on all days (except holidays).
LIBRARY MEMBERSHIP Under-graduate students of JIMSH 1 Reader ticket
Post-graduate students of JIMSH 2 Reader tickets
Research Scholars of JIMSH 2 Reader tickets
Senior Residents of JIMSH 2 Reader tickets
Teaching Faculty of JIMSH
(Lecturers, Readers, Professors and Specialists) 3 Reader tickets
Reference and Information Services staff serves as a link between resources and the patron. In JIMSH CENTRAL Library the reference collection is kept separately. This collection is not for issue.
Current Awareness Services
The current awareness service provides knowledge to the user regarding recent developments in the field of general interest. Current awareness services alert scholars, researchers, and health care practitioners to recently published literature in their fields of specialization. Following practices are implemented by the JIMSH CENTRAL library to create awareness among the users with regard to new resources available
•Display of list of new arrivals on library's notice board
•Circulating of the list of new arrivals in various departments concerned
•Dissemination of information Through email
Inter Library Loan/Document Delivery Services:
The journal publications required by the users which are not available in library's collection are arranged through Koha OPAC
Computer & Internet:
To enable the library users to access the subscribed e-resources and other Internet resources, computer and internet room was created on the first floor of the Library. The JIMSH, Library provides Internet browsing facility for faculty and students. Library is equipped with 40computers (8 for faculty computer room and 09 for student computer room) This facility enables the users to prepare academic materials and access electronic resources. This facility is a vailable for 9.00 am to 12.00 midnight.