The Central Library and Information Centre of the institution has been functioning since the inception of the college in the year 1985. At present it is housed in the 7th floor of the college building. Being in the top floor of the building, it has highly ventilated with natural breeze and sunlight. Library has all the basic amenities like drinking water, coffee wending machine, scanning & printing, photocopying facility, display boards, uninterrupted power supply, Internet and A/C for P.G. Section
As a hub of the institution Library and Information Centre play a pivotal role to meet and fulfill the ever changing needs of the patrons by providing access to the Information needs related to Dentistry & Oral Sciences. Main objective of the library is to improve the quality of resources and services so as to enhance and uphold the academic development of the institution globally.
Library and Information Centre functions with a motto of “At Your Service for the Sake of Knowledge”
Library and Information Centre is functioning on all the week days from 8.30 A.M. to 11.00 P.M.
Sundays and General holidays from 9.00 A.M. to 1.00 P.M. During exam time it is extended up to 12.00 midnight.
The Circulation counter is functioning on Week days 9.00 A.M to 5.00 P.M. and Saturday 9.00 A.M. to 1.00 P.M.
New Books and latest editions are added every year as per the recommendations received from faculty and students.
There are 76 journals (National & International) that are subscribed to the Library.
Most of the Journals are activated for online access.
Library holds most of the back volumes of Journals from more than 25 -30 years.
Other than this Library holds good number of Book CDs, DVDs, P.G. Dissertations, and PhD Thesis etc.
Back Volumes of Journals
The house keeping functions of the library are automated with bar-coding facility
The Library is attached with digital Library section and audiovisual section wherein facilities like internet, photo scanner, printing facility (includes color printer) Audio-visual facility etc
The library is monitored by CC camera and biometric In & Out system..
Open Access System
Information Display and Notification
Book Bank Facility
Computers with Internet Facility
E-Journals and E-Books
Book CDs & DVDs collections
Digital Library Services
Reference /Referral Service
Outreach or Extension Activities:
Orientation for the fresher.
Training on the use of digital resources.
New arrivals Display and Circulation
Current Content of Journals Circulation through mail.
Member of DELNET & HELINET Consortia
Institutional Repository: Thesis /dissertations, faculty publications, and question papers are included.
Mrs. Shashikala K, MLIS, PGDLAN– Librarian.
Mr. Damodar UB, MLIS –Jnr. Librarian
Mrs. Jyothi Kumari, MLIS – Jnr. Librarian
Mrs. Sandya Shetty, DLIS - Library Asst. and other Technical Assts. & Support staffs