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About Library


The Medical College Library came into existence along with the Medical College Baroda in the year 1949. The current Library of Medical College Baroda, Dr.Thakorbhai Patel Library is housed in two floors of a separate building in the college campus since the year 1990.

A) Layout and floor area: The library is spread out over 11500 square feet occupying two floors

B) Reading Room: It has provisions for separate reading halls and rooms for Undergraduate and postgraduate students and separate reading rooms for faculty members

C) Working Hours: The library functions as under

(I) 9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. all working days
Monday to Friday.
(II) 9.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. on Saturday.
(III) Reading room for students is open 24 hours.

D) Availability of Books and Journals:
No. of Total Books 37,159
No. of Journals with back Volumes 14387,
Indian - 3100
Foreign 11287

E) System of cataloguing: The library follows Modified Classified Catalogue Code.

Ancillary Facilities

The library is well equipped with audiovisual aids, Television, Digital Video player, Photocopying facilities. It also has a separate air-conditioned computer room for students and faculty with 12 computers with broadband internet facilities. Undergraduate, postgraduate students and faculty can access online journals that are subscribed by the college through the computers and internet facility provided by the library. Internet facility and access to online journals is extended to all departmental library computers via a server from the library premises.

Virtual Library (E-resources)

The Medical College Library is inclusive of a Virtual Library with a subscription of 4,000 Online Journals. The journals are available through the e-resources

(I) WWW.mdconsult.com
(II) WWW.springerlink.com
(III) WWW.nml.ermed.in
(IV) www.ovidsp.ovid.com


(I) Librarian 3
(II) Head Clerk 2
(III) Peon 4

Library advisory committee

The library advisory committee works under the supervision of the Dean Medical College Baroda. It comprises of the following members.
a) Dr. Niyant Pandya - Professor & Head Ophthalmology. Chairman
b) Dr. Elvi Oomen - Professor & Head Physiology.
c) Dr.Vihang Mazumdar -Professor & Head Preventive & Social Medicine.
d) Dr. Rupal Dosi - Additional Professor Medicine.
e) Dr. Bithika Duttaroy - Associate Professor Microbiology.


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