Sinhgad Technical Education Society's
Smt. Kashibai Navale Medical College and General Hospital



Library
     

A Library is well equipped with books and up to date periodicals forms the backbone of any educational institution. At the heart of this premier institute lies the SKNMC Central Library stocking over 16,000 books and numerous national & online international journals. It boasts of an area of above 3500 Sqm with three comfortable air-conditioned reading halls serving the UG & PG students and one exclusive for staff 24 hours a day with manned security. There are separate departmental libraries in each department having 100-200 books. With a dedicated staff and budget the library satisfies the needs of both faculty and students in terms of content and conducive environment for gaining knowledge.

LIBRARY COLLECTION
Total No. of Books - Above 16,000
No. of Departmental Reference Books - 4026
Total No. of Journals - 167
No. of National Journals - 74
No. of International Journals - 93
No. of Journals with back Volumes – 1828
No. of CDs, and DVDs – Above 1300


E-LIBRARY WITH SUBSCRIBED ONLINE RESOURCES
Air conditioned E-Library with No. of 40 Nodes
MUHS Digital Library Access (for more than two thousand journals)
Science Direct
Wiley Online Library
OVID Database
SCOPUS Bibliographic Database


THE LIBRARY PROVIDES SERVICES LIKE:

    Online licensed journals
    Multiple Book Lending
    Reference / Referral Service
    Unlimited Internet access
    24 hours reading hall
    DELNET Membership
    Medlar
    Photocopy facility
    Current Awareness service (CAS)
    Content page service
    Selective dissemination service (SDI)
    Mail alert service
    Wi-fi facility
    News Papers
    Web 2.0
    Book Bank Facility


Mrs. Sadhana Kulkarni
Librarian

SPECIAL FEATURES OF CENTRAL LIBRARY
The library follows, the "National Library of Medicine" classification scheme which helps to locate the book easily.

Library is using SLIM 21 Library management software which itself offers several facilities like
- Web OPAC
- New arrival
- Acquisition
- Cataloguing
- Serial control,
- Circulation
- Online Renewal
- Media Link etc.
- Distinct policy of SKNMC Central Library management is that its prime role is to fulfill maximum needs of its members without any budget constraints.