Shri B M Patil Medical College Central Library

“The Shri B M Patil Medical College Central Library connects us with the insight and knowledge, painfully extracted from nature, of the greatest minds that ever were, with the best teachers, drawn from the entire planet and from all our history, to instruct us without tiring, and to inspire us to make our own contribution to the collective knowledge of the human species”   by Carl Sagan.

Central Library was established in the year 1986. The Central Library, along with 24 departmental libraries is supporting the teaching, learning and research, by providing physical and intellectual access to information. The library has a comprehensive collection of resources both in print and electronic form to fulfill the information needs of faculty, students and research scholars. And it is serving as a resource centre for the Health Science information for medical professionals as well as allied health sciences professionals.

The Library with built in carpet area of 2400 sq. mtr. Spread over two floors, has separate reading halls for undergraduates / staff / postgraduates. The Central Library is completely air conditioned. It has separate reference, text books and periodical section. The overall seating capacity of the library is 650. Digital Library is having 43 computers with the internet speed of 120 Mbps + 60 Mbps and can be accessible through the campus network and remote access.

One e-library is established in the hospital block to support the research activities of faculty / students.

Digital Library

The digital library is a gateway to the electronic biomedical literature. The mission of the digital library is to provide an effective and efficient information infrastructure to the central library for providing access to the current and relevant, online resources, nurturing an environment and culture which is helpful in advancing the use of e-learning resources for enabling stakeholders to contribute in the global society. 43 systems have been provided with the objective to make it as the academic hub.

The air-conditioned digital library is supported by 120mbps lease line internet connection and enabled with wi-fi. Access is provided to EPAC (Electronic Public Access Catalogue), Proquest Health Complete Database, e-journals, e-books, and free/open access resources directory, Institutional Repository. Digital resources also provided remote access with individual login credentials.  Swayam Prabha- DTH educational channels is installed, which transmits 32 educational channels. Printing, scanning, unlimited browsing and download facilities are made available. RFID technology is implemented.

One e-library is established in the hospital block to support the research activities of faculty / students.

24X 7 Study Rooms

PG Study Rooms

BLDEDU Library  e-resources: Usage Policy

  • Electronic resources such as  e-journals, e-databases, e-books etc. made available by the Central Library, BLDE (Deemed to be University), Vijayapur are for academic use.
  • These resources can be searched, browsed and material may be downloaded and printed as single copies of articles as is done in the case of printed library material. Downloading or printing of a complete book or an entire issue or a volume of one or more journals (called systematic downloading)is strictly prohibited.
  • Use of robots, spiders or intelligent agents to access, search and/or systematically download from these resources is also prohibited.
  • Any violation of this policy will result in penal action as per the rules and regulations of the Institute.
  • Please be aware that systematic downloading will cause the publisher to block to the entire community of users @ BLDE (Deemed to be University), Vijayapur from accessing these resources.

E-LIBRARY

 

Journals

Description

Quantity

Back Volumes

7919

Current Journals

174

* International

104

* National

70

 

Electronic Resources

Description

Quantity

E – Books

201

E-Journals

16

 

 

ProQuest Health Complete Database

 

Description

Quantity

Books

161

Journals

3507

 

Audio Cassettes

Description

Quantity

Cassettes

118

  

 

Books

Description

Quantity

Books

18639

SC/ST Book Bank

447

Gift Books

1124

Kannada Books

407

 

Dissertations

 

Description

Quantity

 

Dissertations

752

 

 

Video Cassettes

Description

Quantity

Video Cassettes

52

 

CD/DVD

Description

Quantity

CD /DVD

572

 

News Papers

Description

Quantity

Kannada

8

English

5

Hindi

1

 

Magazines

Description

Quantity

Kannada

4

English

11

 

Shodhganga: A reservoir of Indian Theses @ INFLIBNET       

 https://sg.inflibnet.ac.in/

National Digital Library of India  

https://www.swayamprabha.gov.in/

Swayam Prabha – Free DTH channels for education

https://swayam.gov.in/

NPTEL – free online education  

https://nptel.ac.in/

fACILITIES

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aLWAYS OPEN

24X 7
365 DAYS OPEN

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CAFETERIA

CAFETERIA & RO WATER FACILITIES

WIFI ENABLED

HIGH SPEED INTERNET

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SECURITY

UNDER CCTV SURVEILLANCE& SECURED BY SECURITY GUARDS

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OPEN FOR ALL

OPEN FOR OUTSIDERS KEEN ON KNOWLEDGE

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COMFORT

AIR CONDITIONED ROOMS

 Library Services

Circulation of books / journals
Plagiarism check
Current Awareness Services (CAS)
Literature Search through database and internet resources
Document Delivery Service (DDS)
Compilation of bibliography on request
Reprographic Service

Referral Service

Indexing Service

Newspapers clipping Service

E-mail / SMS Alert Service

Faculty publications repository on DSpace

Book bank service for SC/ST students

Scanning of documents

Repository of old question papers

Publications verification as per the MCI, NAAC, UGC, NIRF, India Today ranking requirement.

Assisting to selection of journal for publication.

Assisting in publishing articles as per the MCI requirement.

 

Library best practices

Institutional Repository
High Quality library resources
24X7 Reading hall facility
Complete library is air conditioned
Reading room facility is extended to outside medical professionals
Wi-Fi facility

Digital Library with 43 computers

Library is under CCTV Surveillance and 24X7 security people’s vigilance

Book bank facility for SC / ST students

E-resources remote access

Separate reading room facility for UG / PG / Faculty

Coffee Shop