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DEPARTMENT OF LIBRARY
GOVT. VELLORE MEDICAL COLLEGE
ADUKKAMBARAI, VELLORE – 632 011

 
 
    Library at the Government Vellore Medical College was established in the year 2005 and has a separate specious ventilated & well furnished building.  The Library is maintained by qualified two Librarians with master degree in Library Science. The Library has separate reading rooms for students and faculties in the first floor. In the ground floor books are arranged department wise in steel racks.
 
LAYOUT:
 
            The total Layout and Floor area of the Library is 1144 Sq.Mtrs.
                   Ground Floor:  557 Sq.Mtrs.
                   First Floor     : 586 Sq. Mtrs      
WORKING PATTERN:
 
TIMINGS:
 
            The working hours of Central Library is from 8.00 AM to 8.OO PM on all working days and from 8.00 AM To 1.00 PM on Second Saturday.
 
LIBRARY COMMITTEE:
 
            The functioning of the Library is guided by the advisory body i.e. Library Committee   which makes all policy decisions pertaining to the Library.  The Dean of the Institute is the Ex-Officio President, Two Senior Faculties are Library Secretary, Two Librarians, One Student Association President, and One Student Association Secretary is the members of the Library committee.
 
USERS:
 
            The eligible users of the Library are faculties, Students and other Medical and Para Medical Staffs & Paramedical students.
On an average around 100 readers use the Library everyday.
 
IDENTITY CARD SYSTEM ENTRY INSIDE THE LIBRARY:
 
            Every user is expected to show his/her Identity card every time to the staff on Duty at the reception counter at the time of entering the Library. The users should enter his/her name and designation in the Library Register kept at the entrance.
 
GROUND FLOOR
 
Reception Counter, Library Office, Computer Lab with Internet facilities, Separate Own Book reading Hall for Male and Female Students, Central Storage Book Section, Current Journals and Periodical Section are available
 

CENTRAL STORAGE OF BOOKS
 

JOURNAL SECTION
 

COMPUTER LAB
  
 
FIRST FLOOR:
            Main Reading Hall, Reference section for Faculties and Bounded back volume section of Journals are located in the First Floor.
            The Staff of the Library present throughout at the Reception Counter to monitor the entry of the users inside the Library.
 

MAIN READING HALL
 
            There is a Main reading hall with a reading capacity of 100 readers and also separate reading for Faculties in the First Floor where issue/return registers work is done by the concerned staff posted.
 
TOTAL NO.OF COLLECTION OF BOOKS AND JOURNALS
           
            Total Collection of Books as on date:  9142 (From – 2005 to 2012)
 
SL.NO. NAME OF THE DEPARTMENTS NO.OF
 BOOKS
1 Anatomy 697
2 Physiology 535
3 Bio-Chemistry 486
4 Community Medicine 508
5 Microbiology 619
6 Pathology 452
7 Pharmacology 388
8 Forensic Medicine 245
9 ENT. 277
10 Ophthalmology 325
11 Medicine 928
12 Surgery 554
13 Obstetrics and Gynecology 512
14 Pediatrics 431
15 Orthopedics 375
16 Dermatology 161
17 Psychiatry 200
18 Radiology 289
19 Anesthesia 167
20 Thoracic Medicine 145
21 Dental 188
22 Cardiology 198
23 Gastroenterology 102
24 Nephrology 67
25 Neurology 101
26 Nursing 116
27 Oncology 76
     
     
  Total No. of Foreign Journals : 162 Titles (From 2005 To 2012)  
     
     
  Total No. of Indian Journals : 211 Titles (From 2005 To 2012)  
     
     
  BOOKS BANK (72 TITLES)  
 
            There is a centrally sponsored separate book bank is available from which books are issued for the benefit of SC/ST Students receiving post metric scholarship.
 
 
BOOKS ISSUED TO THE DEPARTMENTAL LIBRARY:
 
 
1 Anatomy 138
2 Physiology 111
3 Bio-Chemistry 137
4 Community Medicine 188
5 Microbiology 126
6 Pathology 122
7 Pharmacology 131
8 Forensic Medicine 116
9 ENT 67
10 Ophthalmology 110
11 Medicine 124
12 Surgery 140
13 Obstetrics and Gynecology 95
14 Pediatrics 95
15 Orthopedics 84
16 Dermatology 93
17 Psychiatry 100
18 Radiology 145
19 Anesthesia 100
20 Thoracic Medicine 100
21 Dental 100
 
NEW EDITION:
 
            The Library added 500 books for the year 2011-2012 for Central Library and Departmental Library.  The Text and reference books have been classified department wise and arranged in separate racks
 
CURRENT JOURNALS (PERINT COPY):

 
            The Current Foreign and Indian Journals are subscribed every year and are display in the separate Journal Rack
 
INTERNET FACILITIES:
There are 8 Computers installed in the Computer Lab with internet facilities
 

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CD. BASED SERVICE:
 
            The Library has a collection of 400 Book CDs.  This is supplied by the Vendors along with the books.
 
            The ultimate aim of the Library is to utilize the above books & CDs to the right readers at the right time.
 
 

LIBRARY STAFFS
 
 
FIVE LAWS OF LIBRARY SCIENCE:
 
 
 
  • Books are for all
  • Every reader his or her Book
  • Every Book its Reader
  • Save the time of the Reader
  • Library is a Growing Organism              
 
 
DR. S.R. RANGANATHAN., M.A., L.T., F.L.A., D.Litt.
 

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