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Dr. D.A. Henderson Library and Documentation Centre


The IIHMR University Library and Documentation Centre is dedicated to Dr. D. A. Henderson, renowned for his outstanding contribution to the eradication of small pox, on May 31, 1996 by His Excellency Frank Wisner, US Ambassador to India.

The IIHMR University has a spacious and well-equipped Library which is being run according to an open access system. The objective of the library is to provide its user, articles or material on current topics or affairs in minimum amount of time most effectively and to provide users with accurate information enabling the IIHMR University to achieve excellence in teaching, learning, research, and community services. It is the first automated library in the state. It is divided into three functional units viz., Technical Unit, Documentation Unit, Information Unit. The Library is being fully computerized. Also we have developed digital library on Open source Green Stone digital library software and available on Intranet for users.

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The library collection is mainly focused on Health Management, Hospital Administration, Health Economics and Finance, Public Health, General Management, Management Information Systems, Population, Research Methodology, Sociology, Economics, Rural Management, Pharma Management Computer Science, and also has collection of books of general interest and valuable reference and rare books

It has a collection of more than 30400 volumes including textbooks, reference books, training materials, case studies, manuals, reports and conference proceedings etc.

The library subscribe over 130 (92 National and 38 International) periodicals of professional and research nature in addition to a few periodicals of general interest as well as 140 Newsletters published around the globe. Library also subscribes 14 General magazines and 8 newspapers. The library collection also includes 878 CD-ROM and Databases from India and abroad like Health Plan, Popline, e-TALC etc, Library also houses Udai Pareek HRD Resource Centre.

Online Database

Library also subscribes to Online Journals of ProQuest and J-Gate and also sage online journals and statistical database

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  • ProQuestHealth Management™ is designed to meet the needs of researchers studying the field of health administration. This high-demand healthcare management content provides the most reliable and relevant information on a wide range of topics, including: Hospitals, Insurance, Law, Statistics, Business management, Personnel management, Ethics, Health economics, Public health administration ProQuest Coverage for around 800 key journals with over 4,500 Doctoral Dissertations and Theses, ProQuest Health Management provides users with the highest quality content, much of which is not available elsewhere.

  • Proquest-Hoover's Company Profiles- This database contains proprietary information about more than 40,000 public and non-public companies and 225,000 key executives. Hoover's, widely recognized as a leader in company data, delivers in depth industry analyses, information on a company's location, summary financial, top competitors, top officers and more.

  • J-Gate is an electronic gateway to global e-journal literature. It offers bibliographic information services to scholarly and technical electronic journal literature. J-Gate Social & Management Sciences (JSMS) is a subset of J-Gate and indexes e-journals in the fields of Electronics, Electrical, Civil, Information Technology, Computer science etc. Journal coverage: 10,200+ Indexed, 4,300+ free full text.

  • Sage journals- Library has subscribed five sage online and print journals.

  •, an initiative of Datanet India Pvt Ltd. It is a gateway to comprehensive and authentic socio-economic information related to India. This is the mother site of a cluster of 57 websites delivering socio-economic data about India and its states covering various sectors. . Information available online can be used by these professionals as per their need and discretion. With over 700,000 comprehensive pages on the net, the site covers wide ranging topics like agriculture, demographics, market forecast, health, media, economy, crime and social welfare etc. has 56 associate sites which include 19 Sector specific and 31 India/State/UTs specific sites.


Library also publishes abstracts of dissertation submitted by the MBA students.

IIHMR University Library Documentation


The library work is handled with the help of Window based LIBSYS-4 Software. A Windows 2000 server, connected with all terminals in the university, handles the library catalog, information regarding new arrivals, circulation-based inquires and compilation of bibliographies. The software has Web OPAC features. The library has Internet and Email facilities also.

Bar-coding of Library Resources
Apart from automating, as part of modernizing the Library all the Books, Theses, Bound Volumes, Reports, CDs, etc. are Bar-coded. Initially, the bar-coding work was outsourced initially but now the work is being done by the Library department.

Facilities Provided to the Users

Services like information alert, reference interview, current awareness services (CAS) and Selective Dissemination Information (SDI). Library has DELNET (Developing Library Network) membership, which provides facility of connecting the university library with various libraries in the Network and with all the management institutes.

In addition to the various resources, D.A. Henderson Library & Documentation centre hosts a magazine lounge, a browsing centre and a media room. There are also study rooms where students meet for group discussions. The D.A. Henderson Library & Documentation Centre is fully Wi-fi enabled. Reprography service, Multimedia Computers, scanner and printing facility available for users in library.

Programme(s) Organized

  • Meet your Members- An online session of DELNET Book fair Seminar on Online Journals and Digital Library Systems Seminar on Online Journals and Networking.

  • National workshop on Building Digital Libraries Using GSDL and Dspace” Jointly organized by IIHMR University Library, and SALIS, New Delhi.

  • 12th MANLIBNET Annual Convention Knowledge Dissemination Through Libraries And Information Centres: Sharing Vision For The Future Jointly Organized by IIHMR University Library, and Management Libraries Network (MANLIBNET)

  • “International Seminar on Libraries at Crossroads” organized by SLA-Asian Chapter, SMS Medical College, Jaipur and IIHMR University Library, at SMS Medical College, Jaipur (Raj).

  • International Seminar on changing perception of libraries and librarianship organized by IIHMR University Library

  • International Seminar on Cultural Heritage Information: Strategic Role of Library and Information Centres organized by IIHMR University Library.

  • Three day National Workshop on Library Automation Software (KOHA) and Content Management System (JOOMLA) by IIHMR University Library.


Time 8.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m. on all working days.
9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. on Sundays, Second & fourth Saturdays.
(Library remains closed only on few public holidays observed by the University).

For details please contact the Librarain at +91-141-3924700 Ext. 727

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Outside Individual and Institutional Membership

Membership for the library is open to any Indian individual and institution. To become a member, they have to fill a prescribed form and pay membership fee as under and can borrow publications for duration of 15 days and can further reissue for one week. (For details please contact the Librarian at ext-727)

Membership Fee:

Security Deposit (Refundable)
A. Individual Rs. 300.00 (Annual) Rs. 2000.00 (3 Lib. Tickets)
B. Institutional Rs. 500.00 (Annual) Rs. 5000.00 (5 Lib. Tickets)

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