Introduction

Our medical college library caters the academic and research needs of all its users i.e. undergraduate students, post graduate students, researchers, faculties, nurses and other paramedical staff of MGM’s medical college.

There is an air-conditioned central library floor area 2400sq.m. with 300 students seating arrangement. Library is well ventilated and illuminated.
There is provision for:
1. Cabins for librarian and other staff.
2. Separate Faculty reading room for more than 40 readers at a time.
3. Journal room.
4. Photocopying facility.
5. Video and Cassette.
6. Discussion room for students.


Aim

The aim of medical library is to provide organized library services to need the information needs of its beneficiaries in their activities relating to patient care, education, research, management and any other specialized services.


Objectives

1.Provide excellent service and timely access to information in the health service.
2.Provide timely training to faculty and students on use of technology that will promote and encourage the best possible use of resources.
3.Provide access to medical information resources using the latest innovative technology.


Goals

1.Continuous updagradation of library resources and services.
2.Acquiring information resources that are relevant to the curriculum.

Best Practices

In the Library context, the ‘Best Practice’ may be viewed as one that enhances user’s satisfaction contributing to full realization of one’s academic potential. List of below is set of best practices. 1.Library Brochure.
2.“ GAVAKSHA” is available in Central Library.
3.Newspapers clipping is made available on our Institutional Repository.
4.Training in the use of e-Resources. i. e. Ebscohost Medline Complete database for e-users.
5.Compiling & displaying the “THE SPEAKING TREE” FROM Times of India & “AAOGYA VARTA” from Loksatta daily news papers cutting on notice board.
6.OPAC for users.
7.Displaying new arrivals of books/Journals & Circulating a list of different departments that use the Library.
8. Suggestion box and timely response.
9. Mgmcha.org college website / webpage for the library
including all the services and necessary information.
10. Development of electronic environment on the on the
campus & encouragement to e-users.
11. Xerox facility Provide on demand.
12. Non Print Material facility provided.

Library Timings

The library remains open on all working days.

# Days From To
1 Monday to Saturday (Issue Corner) 8:00 a.m 8:00 p.m
2 Reading Hall Timings: Monday to Saturday 8:00 a.m 12:00 MidNight
3 Reading Hall Timings: Sunday and Public Holiday 10:00 a.m 5:00 pm
4 During Anual Examinations: Sunday and Public Holiday 10:00 a.m 12:00 MidNight

Important Facilities

1.Reference Service
2.Newspaper Clippings
3.Reading hall facility for Ex/outer students for P.G. preparation only.
4.CAS (Current awareness service), SDI (Selective Dissemination of information ) service provide on demand.
5.Inter library loan service.
6.Xerox facility.
7.Archive Section: Only one copy of old edition of each subject is having in central library is separately located in archive section.

Library Committee Members

SR NO Name Designation Department
1 Dr. R.B. Bohra Chairman Dean
2 Dr. Kulkarni S.G. Member Secretary Nephrology
3 Dr. Mulay M.V. Member Microbiology
4 Dr. Vaishnav D.M. Member Biochemistry
5 Dr. Kale S.S. Member Pathology
6 Dr. Nayak P.P. Member Anaesthesia
7 Mrs. Kulkarni M.G. Member Library
Sr. No.ParticularQuantity
1All Total No of Books27943
2BBBC (Book Bank Backward Category)1437
3Text Books12265
4Reference Books6882
5Other Knowledge1867
6Indian Journal Bound Volumes2316
7Foreign Journal Bound Volumes2510
8Manuscripts /Thesis506
9National Journals (Subscribed in 2019)56
10International Journals (Subscribed in 2019)39
11"Pro-quest Health and Medical Complete (E-Journal Database) Web:-http://search.proquest.com" Sept-2018-Sep 2019
12Up-To-Date Anywhere (E-Journal Database)www.uptodate.comSept-2018-Sep 2019
13E-Journal Total Number50 systems