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 onDewey 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 collegeandsecond 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 from7:00 AM to 12:00 PMand the hospital library is open from7:00 AM to 10:00 PM. The library also offers 4 mbpsinternet facilitiesand had installed 42 Computers (College 22 and Hospital 20) for e-library, also had printers, Scanner andphotocopy servicesto its readers. It also hasHINARI facility, so the students can download the desired HINARI-listed journals for recent medical knowledge and research purpose.
Good infrastructure and facilities with sufficient seating capacity
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 receivingtwo photographs) after which they can use the privilege of borrowing of books.
Thedetails of the privileges and conditions of book loanand thedecorum to be followed in the librarycan be availed at the library facility.
List of Books
List of Journals
JIOM journal of Institute of Medicine
Journal of Nepal Health research Council
Kathmandu University Medical Journal
PMJN Post Graduate Medical Journal Nepal
JNMA Journal of Nepal Medical Association
JSSN Journal of Society of Surgeons of Nepal
Journal of Nursing Education in Nepal
Nursing Magazine Nepal Nursing Council
The British Journal of Psychiatry
The American Journal of Psychiatry
The British Journal of Surgery
Circulation Journal of The American Heart Association