Library

The Library was established in 2002 when the college started functioning. Year after year it has made steady progress and has growth collection of 12,822 Medical Books with subscription to 101 periodicals yearly on various medical subjects.

Library Building

  • Inside the Institution.
  • The total area of library is 2415.05 Sq. Mts.

Seating capacity

  • Reading Room (Inside): 180
  • Reading Room (Outside): 180
  • Staff Reading Room: 30
  • PG Reading Room: 40
  • Internet Nodes : 40
  • Video Cassette Room: 15

Library Holdings:

    Books :

  • Central Library:10225
  • Departmental Library:2597
  • Journals :

  • Indian: 71
  • Foreign: 30
  • Audio-Visual material : Audio and Video cassettes, slides sets, video tapes and CD’s on various subjects.
  • CD’s :895
  • MUSH Digital Library Consortium
  • “DigiSoftLib” Library Management software.

Library facilities:

  • Reference Section: Latest editions of books and newly arrived periodicals are arranged subject wise and made available to be read library premises.
  • Photocopying facility: Available to all.
  • Separate Internet section with 40 numbers of Computers with 16 Mbps Internet Lease Line connection .
  • Book-Bank: The Book Bank facility is sponcered by Social Welfare Department, Goverment of Maharashtra for Reserve Category students only. Books are issued one year for study at home. This service is without any charges.
  • E- Resources :Institute has subscribed to following E- resources through which students and staffs can access E- journals and e-books. DELNET CONSORTIUM: (http://delnet.nic.in/)
  • World E-books Package :E-book package consist of 3,000,000 Research E-books fully Downloadable, printable and shareable. I.P. Based link for access to Students and Staffs of PDVVPF - http://Community.eBookLibrary.org/?AffiliateKey=WEL-PaDrViPaFoMe
  • E- Journals Database : InfoTrac Medical Collection (IMedC) consist of selected list of around 1907 titles of journals covering all streams of Medical Science. This innovative full-text online resource allows users to search articles instantly by title, subject, publication, country or other fields. I.P. Based link for access to Students and Staffs of PDVVPF - http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/pdvvpf_medical
  • MUHS Digital Library : (www.muhs.ac.in) Maharashtra University of Health Sciences has developed a Digital Library Network for dissemination of health science information resources to the authorized affiliated institutions under its jurisdiction. It consist of more than 2074 online journals.
    I.P. Based link for access to Students and Staffs of PDVVPF - http://muhs.ac.in/dl/dl_main.asp
  • Knimbus digital library: (www.knimbus.com) Free Digital Library of Open Access content offering Full Text Access to 13,000+ peer reviewed journals, 3,000+ e-books and 400,000 thesis & course documents. Users can use search box to search required content.
    I.P. Based link for access to Students and Staffs of PDVVPF - http://www.knimbus.com/user/auth.do

Services :

  • Reference services : Reference service is a personal aid provided to the user by the library staff in interpreting library collection for study. Library provides services to its users.
  • Photocopying : This services library provides photocopies of articles from journals and books to the users as.
  • Printing : printing facility is available for records searched from the internet for academic.
  • Scanning : facility of scanning of images and text matter is available free of cost but only for academic purposes.
  • Current awareness services: - Telephone call - Displays of new books and journals. - Book exhibitions by major publications.
  • Audio-Visual services: This service library provides audio and video cassettes CD’s slides of teaching programs
  • Computer services: - Internet browsing and online journals access. - Facilities for preparing presentation materials such as slides transparencies and color scanning. - Color scanning CD writing with laser printing.

Library Timings: 09.00 am to 09.00 pm (Two Shifts)
Outdoor Reading Hall open 24 hour’s on Sundays and Holidays.
Library has an open access system.