Library is collection of sources of information available for the students, faculties and staffs that is accessible for referencing and borrowing. It helps to keep update on latest research. It’s a lively place in the campus providing a safe, comfortable, friendly environment that enables learning, advancement of knowledge, promoting discovery and scholarship.
Karpaga Vinayaga Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre has an excellent libraryas per International standards for students, faculties and researchers with large collection of books, journals and periodicals covering various branches of medicine and allied health sciences.
It is situated at fourth floor of college buildings expanded over 70325 Sq. Ft.area with total seating capacity of 370 seats.Library timings are 8am to 10pm on weekdays while Sundays and holidays the closing time is restricted to 3.30pm. Students can visit the library in person during library hours and can get access to available books or can borrow books by providing the id card. Minimum 2 books are available for 4 days, which can be renewed for a minimum of 2 times. Student can sit in the library and use the books and journals. A separate “Archives” section is located, containing old editions of books and back issues of journals which are preserved for ready reference. There is a separate section available for reading Newspapers too.
A total number of 9656 text books with 110 journals, of which 75 are National and 35 are International journals along with section for highly valued and antique texts in Medicine and other Health sciences and manuscripts is available for the students. There is provision for open access content from National library of Medicine, PubMed and PubMed centre. Library has collection of Dissertation of the students, who have completed the postgraduate course from our institute.
The library is equipped with “AutoLib” software, one of the leading Academic Campus Automation Solution Provider in Tamilnadu which is a fully integrated, versatile, user-friendly, cost-effective and multi-user software on Windows with WEB Module. Aware of the need for accessing maximum knowledge in the quickest time by utilizing modern technology, library provides free access to CD-ROMs, DVDs, and online journals. In addition, we have an Internet lab with 20 computer systems available for use by any member of the institute free of cost.
Institute has also conducted learning sessions on, online learningtoday, online learning app and mobile learning, and internet library in last 3 years. 410 students benefitted from the learning sessions.
There are two canteens in the college and hospital premises which serves tasty delicious snacks and hygienic meal food to meet the requirements of students, faculty &visitors at subsidized rates.
The general store is situated at II floor of hospital buildings where all types of stationary and medical material like stethoscope, White coat, dissection box, knee-hammer, measuring tape is available. Students can purchase necessary things during college hours. Departmental store is also existing in the campus for the purchase of daily needs.
There are two entrance ATM centres at the entrance of main gate (Axis Bank & Indian Bank) for the students, faculties and patients’ relatives to withdraw money. Students who wants do speed post can avail post Office facility available at main entrance.
For the convenience of the students, there exists a photocopy Centre in the college campus for photocopying/ Xeroxing of document, clinical material at the nominal cost. The Centre opens at 9 am and closes at 4 pm.
All the students are vaccinated for Hepatitis-B at the time of admission on the day of orientation.
Students can avail Medical facility for 24 x 7 at the Karpaga Vinayaga hospital for diagnostics and treatment. Separate wards,Clean and safe drinking water is provided at all strategic places in the hospital premises for the students. Clean & well-maintained washrooms in the college and hospital blocks and other strategic places are available.