Library

Library

Chitwan Medical College, library is more than library comprising of books (text and reference), it contains journals, CD ROMs and e-Library related to the medicine and related fields and newspapers as well which are properly catalogued based on Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) system. The library committee, librarian and all the library staff are devoted for proper functioning and management of the library.

The library present is at 2 different locations- one at the college and second at the hospital [Location]. The College Library is located in the 1st floor beside class room block while hospital library is at fifth floor. The library has well-lit study space, comfortable seating arrangement and drinking water/toilet facilities for the students/readers (accommodating capacity: 600 readers) all of which contribute to excellent studying environment. Both the complexes have AC facilities.

The college library is open from 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM and the hospital library is open from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM. The library also offers 4 mbps internet facilities and had installed 42 Computers (College 22 and Hospital 20) for e-library, also had printers, Scanner and photocopy services to its readers. It also has HINARI facility, so the students can download the desired HINARI-listed journals for recent medical knowledge and research purpose.

Salient Features

  1. Good infrastructure and facilities with sufficient seating capacity
  2. AC facilities
  3. E- library
  4. Sufficient books
  5. Sufficient journals
  6. Hinari

PROCESS OF OBTAINING LIBRARY MEMBERSHIP

All the faculties, students and staffs of this institute are eligible to become library member. The faculty and administrative staffs should be recommended and approved by the principal. In case of the students, they should first be recommended by senior administrative officer and then approved by the principal. Then after, the students are enrolled into the library system and their library cards are issued (upon receiving two photographs) after which they can use the privilege of borrowing of books.

The details of the privileges and conditions of book loan and the decorum to be followed in the library can be availed at the library facility.

List of Books

SUBJECT

TOTAL BOOKS

TEXT BOOKS

REFERENCE BOOKS

ANAESTHESIA

218

149

69

ANATOMY

2800

2202

598

BIOCHEMISTRY

658

472

190

BIOSTATISTICS

265

187

78

CARDIOLOGY

156

88

68

COMMUNITY MEDICINE

448

357

91

DENTAL

1013

659

354

DERMATOLOGY

226

173

55

DICTIONARY

135

-

135

ENT

237

170

67

FORENSIC MEDICINE

299

237

62

GENERAL

179

43

136

GYNECOLOGY

298

225

73

MEDICINE/CLINICAL

1048

911

137

MICROBIOLOGY

735

614

121

NEUROLOGY

16

-

16

NURSING

2696

2382

314

OBSTERICS

264

215

49

OPTHALMOLOGY

226

130

96

ORTHOPEDICS

237

150

87

PATHOLOGY

729

567

162

PEDIATRICS

537

383

154

PHARMACOLOGY

702

555

147

PHARMACY

639

470

169

PHYSIOLOGY

659

466

193

PSYCHIATRY

168

116

52

PUBLIC HEALTH

421

255

166

RADIOLOGY

279

207

72

 

List of Journals

S.N.

TITLE

1

JIOM journal of Institute of Medicine

2

Journal of Nepal Health research Council

3

Kathmandu University Medical Journal

4

PMJN Post Graduate Medical Journal Nepal

5

JNMA Journal of Nepal Medical Association

6

JSSN Journal of Society of Surgeons of Nepal

7

Journal of Nursing Education in Nepal

8

Nursing Magazine Nepal Nursing Council

9

The British Journal of Psychiatry

10

The American Journal of Psychiatry

11

International Surgery

12

The British Journal of Surgery

13

Digestive Surgery

14

Circulation Journal of The American Heart Association

15

European Heart Journal

16

Indian Journal of Surgery