DHGMC - Diamond Harbour Government Medical College & Hospital

Diamond Harbour Government Medical College & Hospital

Harindanga, Newtown, Diamond Harbour, || South 24 Parganas, PIN: 743331


NATIONAL ANTI RAGGING TOLL FREE NUMBER : 1800 180 55 22

Library Information


ALL ABOUT THE LIBRARY AND ITS FACILITIES

Diamond Harbour Govt. Medical College Central Library is intended for use of the students, researchers and faculties of the institute as well as medical staff of Diamond Harbour Govt. Medical College & Hospital. Centrally air-conditioned library (on 2nd & 3rd floor of Administrative Building, Diamond Harbour MCH) has been functioning since 2018. Free Internet facility is available for the Library users at central library & Scanning facility is also available. Diamond Harbour Govt. Medical College Central Library is situated on the entire 2nd & 3rd floor of the Administrative Building, Diamond Harbour MCH occupying almost 2180 Sq.m. area. There are four reading rooms and the seating capacity of the library is 366 as per the guideline of NMC for 100 U G intakes per year. The reading area of the students has been separated into two segments one inside reading room and another outside reading room (up stair) with 100 seating capacity each. The reading area for the faculties and PG students’ contains 45 seating capacity each in the inside of the library.

 

SPECIFICATIONS OF THE CENTRAL LIBRARY:

Carpet Area of the Library: 2180 sq.mtr.

Area of Reading Room (Sq. Mts.): 565 sq.mtr.

Seating Capacity for Students: 300

Seating Capacity for Staff: 42

 

FACILITIES: 

  1. Reading and lending Facilities available for the Faculties, staffs & students.
  2. Computer access available for students in the internet surfing area.
  3. Library resource searching facilities available throughout the campus.
  4. Internet surfing facilities available in the internet surfing area.
  5. KOHA sofware based online library resourse searching, borrowing and latest information available for the members.
  6. Free full text access about medical E-journals from reputed publishers & through the ERMED consortium initiative of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), New Delhi, is available.
  7. Library digitization process is getting developed.
  8. Photocopying facility is available.
  9. Provide books/information as per requirements of Student / Faculties and staff of DHGMCH.
  10. Provide reference book service as per requirements of Student / Faculties and staff of DHGMCH.

 

LIBRARY STAFF

 

  1. Sahanujjaman Molla                                                            Librarian

M.A (Triple), B.Ed., M.Ed., PGDGC

Master in Library & information Science

 

  1. Mrityunjay Mondal                                                                Librarian

M.A,

Master in Library & information Science

 

SECTIONS

  • Undergraduate Reading Room
  • Postgraduate Reading Room
  • Faculties Reading Room
  • Librarian Room
  • Staff Room    
  • Computer Room
  • E-Library
  • Photocopy Room
  • Video & Cassette room

 

WORKING HOURS OF THE LIBRARY

9.00 A.M to 5.00 P.M

Lending & Return Time: 9.30 A.M to 4.00 P.M.

 

COLLECTION OF THE LIBRARY

No. of Books : 1926

(i) Text Book:   1726    (i) Reference Book:      200

No. of Journals subscribed annually: (i) Indian: 17      (ii) Foreign: 7

Back issue volumes of Journals: (i) Indian:   21 (Twenty one)   (ii) Foreign:   5 (Five)   iii) Thesis:  …NA…

Free full text access about medical science E-journals from reputed publishers and through the ER-MED consortium initiative of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), New Delhi, is available.

 

LIBRARY RULES

 

  1. Students, researchers, faculties and medical staff of the institution can visit the library during its working hours and use the library recourses.

 

  1. Books borrowed for reading in the library need to be returned 15 minutes prior to closing time. No books will be lent after this period.

 

  1. Anyone other than the above categories may obtain reading privilege in the library for a period not exceeding six Month with the prior approval of the Principal of the institute.

 

  1. A lending card is issued to all the students of the institution for use of library facilities. This card need to be produced while using the library facility. These cards are non-transferable. In case of loss of the card, one should inform the librarian in writing and apply for re-issue of the card.

 

  1. Books marked as ‘Reference’ will be kept for use in Library only, and will not be available for Home – lending.

 

  1. Faculties of the institution may borrow up to 2 Books at a time for a maximum period of 21 days. Students may borrow only 1 (one) book at a time for a maximum period of 15 days. Books may be reissued, unless it is reserved by others in advance.

 

  1. A penalty of Rs. 1/- per day per book is chargeable for delay in returning book/s beyond the above stipulated period.

 

  1. Journals and Thesis volumes cannot be issued for Home lending except to the Head of Departments for temporary use during Workshop and seminars.

 

  1. Books issued to the departments will be under safe custody of the respective Departmental Head.

 

  1.  Any loss or damage to any book must be brought to the notice of the Librarian immediately. He will accept a replacement or the current cost of the book.

 

  1.  Library Clearance Certificates are issued by the Librarian against written application for the same, after verification to the satisfaction of the Library authority.

 

  1.  These rules are subject to change as per decision of the Central Library Committee & Diamond Harbour    MCH authority.

 

  1.  Diamond Harbour Govt. Medical College Central Library is located at 2nd & 3rd floor of Administrative Building, Diamond Harbour MCH.

 

  1.  Working Hours of the Library: 9.00 A.M to 5.00 P.M. Lending & Return Time: 9.30 A.M to 4.00 P.M.

 

  1.  This Library only can use its Students / Faculties / Staff. Others can use after prior permission of the Principal / MSVP / Dean / Librarian of Diamind Harbour Govt. MCH.

 

  1.  Keep Silence inside the Library.

 

  1.  Keep Bag / other luggage / Printed Copy (books/Journal) in the specific place (outside) of the reading room, before enter into the reading room of the Central library.

 

  1.  If found any Misbehavior / unhealthy behavior for library from any Members of this library, Librarian can rights to stop using the library of such member (s).



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