Central 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 17000 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 17000
No. of Departmental Reference Books - 4566
Total No. of Journals - 68
No. of National Journals - 44
No. of International Journals - 24
No. of Journals with back Volumes – 3467
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
BMJ Smart Online Journal

Librarian

Mr. P. B. Bankar

Librarian

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

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.