Established in 2007 by government of Karnataka, SIMS Central library ( library and information centre) is located in attached college building 2nd & 3rd Floor. It is one of the repositories of medical knowledge and forming an integral part of the institution. It is rich in its new collection.
This library starting with the closed and open access system. That use latest technology for provision of information through various services. With dedicated library staff is servicing the medical user community with the right medical information at right time.
Library working Hours
Monday to Saturday – 8:00 am to 9:00pm.
Second Saturday – 8:00 am to 1:00pm.
Number of Shift Duty — 02
First Shift : 8:00 am to 3:00 pm.
Second Shift : 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
Library and information center 1700 sq ft of floor area spread over in 2nd floor and 3rd floor with provision for.
Text book reference section – 200
Periodical section – 30
Audio visual section – 25
Digital library. Online services ( Internet. HELIENET Services & Meddlers ) E-Resource. Printing Facilities – 25
Librarians office section – 02
Own books reading room – 100
The library services depend on the professionals staff. A medical college library requires academically and professionally well-service- qualified staff. As the library ( Information center) is a growing organism. The number of library staff of SIMS library should be increased commensurate with the growth in the book collection budget and users.
Lakshana kumar BM. — Senior Librarian.
Santhosh GS — Deputy Librarian.
Raghavendra SK — Asst Librarian.
Others working Staff
Shambhulinga SN — Group “ D”
Balakrishna H — Group “ D”
Lakshmane Gowda E – Group “ D”
Supporting Staff — 04.
Services Rendered by the library:
Electronic Information Service
d. Pub med
f. Online Search
c. Indexing and Abstracting