Library and Information Service
The Central Library is spread over a floor space of about 1200 sq. mtrs.
The Central Library stocks more than 22,000 books of various subjects in medical and allied health sciences. Reputed journals, both Indian and foreign are available in departmental libraries. The total number of books in the central and departmental library runs over 22,000 titles.
Computerized catalogues of the library holdings as well as a card index are available for the students. Further, there is provision of modern bar code and Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) technology to facilitate for user friendly, quick and easy search facility for the students and faculty.
Students are encouraged to avail other facilities like e-mail, internet, CD-ROM browsing & photocopying. Ample and separate reading space has been provided to both the students and faculty along with comfortable seating arrangements. Besides the Central Library all the departments, pre-clinical and clinical have been provided with departmental libraries which are well stocked with standard text books and other works of reference.
To supplement the knowledge acquisition process, Raja Rajeswari Medical College & Hospital has a large central library independent of the departmental libraries. This central facility is well-stocked with books spanning the gamut of healthcare subjects. The library also subscribes to a range of specialized journals to help students keep pace with the advances in medicine. The library also has a digital section that stores medical information in the form of CDs / DVDs and offers access to online medical literature through the HELINET. Open from 9 am to 9 pm on all working days, the library offers students quiet reading rooms and facilities for photo copying of material.