SRM Medical College Hospital & Research Centre Central Library


It is a global truth that the library is the temple of knowledge and the richest source of skill. Our central library at Medical College houses a treasure trove of knowledge and resources. We cater to the aspirants of different categories of medical professionals by offering them all they need for a better and brighter future.


Our medical library will
  • Deliver the highest-quality information when, where, and in the form needed.
  • Contribute to the development of knowledge within the academic community.
  • Provide education to ensure effective use of information and information-gathering methodologies for lifelong learning.


  • Provide and maintain a collection of high-quality, relevant, and state-of-the-art resources.
  • We strive to meet the individual information needs of each of our users.
  • Develop and provide accurate information systems.
  • Promote collegiality and encourage all staff members to share ideas and insights to enhance the collective functioning of the library.
  • Demonstrate respect and courtesy in our interactions with our users and colleagues.
  • Maintain an environment of open communication.
  • Built relationships with faculty, researchers, and clinical staff in the college and hospital to better serve their educational, research, and clinical needs.
  • In anticipation of ever-changing technology and methodology in the health sciences, we are offering up-to-date information. Thus, the medical library is contributing its valuable service to the members of the medical profession to deliver impeccable service to humanity.

About us: Location

  • The medical library is located on the first and second floors of the college building. The total area of the library is 3000 sq. mts. The library building is
  • Fully air-conditioned and automated with RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) technology
  • Well protected with fire alarms and CCTV security systems

First Floor

  • Students outside the reading room with a seating capacity of 270

Second Floor

  • Circulation counter
  • Reprographic section
  • Staff reading room with a 50-seat capacity
  • PG reading room with a 38-seat capacity
  • Reading hall with 280 seating capacity
  • Book Section
  • Journal section
  • Browsing section with 69 computer nodes
  • Back volume section
  • Librarian Room


  1. Print material
    • Books: The Library has a good collection of 22394 books on medical and allied health sciences.
    • Journals:The library subscribes to 74 International Journals and 62 National Journals.
    • Back volumes: The library has 3446 International and 968 National bound volumes of journals.
    • Thesis: We have 1071 thesis.
  2. Non–print material We have 1304 CD/DVD collections in our library.



ClinicalKey allows you to lead with answers with the most complete and current collection of trusted content and multimedia across medical specialties:

  • Books*
  • Journals*
  • Procedures Consult* – Content and associated procedural videos in various Specialties
  • Clinical Overviews* – Point-of-Care clinical monographs
  • Drug Monographs* – From Gold Standard
  • Patient Education – Customizable patient education handouts available in multiple languages
  • Clinical Trials – From the database
  • Practice Guidelines
  • MEDLINE® – Fully indexed MEDLINE abstracts
  • Multimedia – Medical and surgical videos and images

CME is also included and is provided by Elsevier Office of CME

2. Thieme: View List

MedOne ComSci is an electronic resource for undergraduate and graduate students in Communication Science, Speech Pathology, and Audiology as well as professionals practicing in those disciplines.

MedOne ComSci content
  • E-Books – A fully searchable database with access to 49 premier audiology and speech-language pathology e-books.
  • E-Journals – Full access to content from:
    1. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology
    2. Seminars in Hearing
    3. Seminars in Speech and Language
  • Media – 8,900 images with legends, 356 videos, and 71 audio files.
3. Springer: View List

Content includes 600 E-journals.


The library is fully automated with in-house-developed software and barcode technology. An OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) has been created for easy search and two terminals are provided to facilitate access. Apart from the central library, each department has a separate departmental library, which contains 100–110 books.

User Services

  • Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC)
  • Reprographic services, Printing and Scanning
  • Internet Facility
  • Document Delivery Service (Digital and Print)
  • Open Access Facilities for Textual Documents
  • Provision of Separate Reading Rooms for Students, Teachers and Scholars
  • Journals of National and International repute

Rules & Regulations

  • All the members should bring an identity card, which should be produced whenever it is required.
  • Personal books, files, folders, etc. (except the scribbling pad) are not allowed inside the library. Members have to deposit their personal belongings at the property counter near the entrance.
  • Make entries in the library register while entering and leaving the library with time.
  • Leave the books on the reading table while leaving the library and don’t reshelf them.
  • Personal books and notes can be read in the area exclusively allotted for them (Outside the reading room).
  • Strict silence should be observed inside the library.
  • Using a cell phone or headphones inside the library is prohibited. If anyone is found using it, it will be seized.
  • Underlining, overwriting, folding, or any sort of damage to the books is strictly prohibited. If any such damage or marking is found, the member should pay a penalty along with the cost of the book on the spot.
  • Notwithstanding anything contained in these rules, the decision of the authorities in all matters shall be final and binding.