Services

About Library

The library operates in fully computerized environment. The library catalogue is available online. In addition to lending services, the library provides reference, reprographic services, resource-sharing, information-alert service.

1. Reference Service

The library has a reference section, which provides some rare and expensive books. These books are meant only for reference in the library itself.

2. User-Awareness Program

The library takes an active part in the orientation program for staff and students organized by the university for the benefit of new students and staff. They are taken around the library to familiarize them with various sections of the library.

3. Current Awareness Service

A. Book Alert Service:

This is a monthly listing of the new textbooks, Reference Books, Special collection like WHO Publication, World Bank Publications, Health Ministry Publications, Annual reports, Standards, MDP Reports, Institute publications, CD-ROM added in the library.

B. Bibliographies on Demand:

This is monthly listing of the print periodicals (Subscribed as well as Complementary) received by the library during the month.

C. Bibliographies on Demand:

The staff of the Library compiles bibliographies as and when demanded by the readers.

D. Daily New update:

The library also provides daily new update to users through email.

E. e-Bulletin:

The Library is sending fortnightly “Health & Development Brief” through email.

4. DELNET Service

DELNET (Developing Library Network) Services, which is very useful for getting information through resource sharing (print & non-print), Inter Library Loan services (books), Document Delivery Services (articles) on demand etc. For reference you may visit the website http://delnet.nic.in/

5. Reprographic Service

a. Photocopy: Photocopies of available literature are provided for academic use. Photocopy in the library that provides the service at nominal charges.

b. Scanning: Facility of scanning of images and text matter is available free of cost, but only for academic and research purposes.

6. Internet Service

With realizing the importance of providing communication technology, library has access to Internet facility that encompasses a broad range of services to augment education and research activity.


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