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Library is a treasure house of knowledge. Within a span of 21 years, Central Library of Sarada Krishna Homoeopathic Medical College has acquired more than 12,890 books on various subjects. Moreover, it subscribes a number of contemporary periodicals and journals including foreign ones to keep abreast with the trendy times. The library provides referral, lending and reprographic services for the benefit of the users. Day-to-day housekeeping operation of the library is managed by the well qualified library professionals. There is also a faculty in – charge of library for its overall supervision and coordination. An active library advisory committee includes the members of the faculty and student representatives for effective functioning of the library.

In addition to the central library, every department is maintaining departmental libraries for easy access of information resources. The members of Faculty and P.G. students are allowed to borrow books for reference from departmental library in addition to the borrowing facility provided in the Central Library.

Library procured E-resources according to the changing needs of the user community. All the members of faculty and students are motivated by the librarian to enroll themselves in the National Digital Library (NDL) for accessing digital resources. The institution becomes institutional member of DELNET (Developing Library Network) for accessing digital resources.

Vision

To provide access to wide variety of information sources to the users and convert information centre of the institution as a unique centre for Homoeopathic information

Mission

  • To promote reading habit among the users.
  • To impart life-long learning skills among the homoeopaths.
  • To offer information services through state-of-art technology.
  • To fulfil information requirements of the user community with reference to e-environment.

Working Hours

Library remains open from 8.00 a. m – 6.00 p. m on all working days and Sunday from 9.00 a.m – 1.00p.m.

Year-wise Acquisition of Library Resources

Library resources in terms of both the print as well as electronic resources are procured annually to make the library collection up-to-date. Number of books and journals added per year are as follows:

Books added for the Last Years

S.No

Year

No. of Books

Amount

1

2012-2013

539

1,71,308

2

2013-2014

318

94,781

3

2014-2015

652

1,10,945

4

2015-2016

565

2,49,465

5

2016-2017

1225

2,72,633

6

2017-2018

807

2,77,862

7

2018-2019

784

1,31, 217

8

2019-2020

228

30,623

9

2020-2021

497

14,171

 

Journals/Magazines added for the Last Years

Year

Total number of Journals/magazines

Print only

E-Journals

Amount

Print + E-journals

Only E-journals

2012-2013

21

21

-

-

6410/-

2013-2014

15

15

-

-

4,300/-

2014-2015

18

17

-

1

14649/-

2015-2016

27

25

1

1

53350/-

2016-2017

22

20

1

1

56542/-

2017-2018

30

20

4

6

164008/-

2018-2019

32

22

4

6

124682/-

2019-2020

40

30

4

6

119955/-

2020-2021

37

37

4

6

126885/-



Library Automation

                Library is fully automated using KOHA Software (ver. 16.05) with Barcode and OPAC facility.

Contact Us

For queries and more information contact

04651-279448 (Extn. 225)

skhmc_library@rediffmail.com; skhmccentrallibrary@gmail.com

+91 9487056249 (Librarian), +91 9443474941 (Faculty-in-charge)