Use of information resources and services of J. S. S. hospital library: a study

Shree Rekha, N. and Eranna, B. and Srilatha, N. (2017) Use of information resources and services of J. S. S. hospital library: a study. In: International conference on “Libraries Beyond Borders: Innovative Trends, Issues and Challenges in Knowledge Dissemination ( ICLBB 2017 )”, 18th and 19th August, Vellore.

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Hospital library serve its own special user community. It has special collections users and services. This paper discusses in detail of various library resources and services of hospital library. The JSS hospital library is an extension of the JSS medical college library and it was established in the year 1997 for the benefit of clinical faculties, post graduate students and house surgeons. The library has in its store a tremendous collection of about 4500 volumes. Added to this collection includes the back volumes of periodicals. The collection also comprises of Medical reference books, Textbooks, Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Technical Reports and many other books on general Reading. 15 systems are there to access e-resources within a library. Books are classified as per DDC (Dewey Decimal Classification) Classification scheme. Library works from Monday to Saturday between 9 AM to PM and on Sunday between 9 AM to 2.00 PM Daily users strength is 40 to 60. Users can access electronic journals through Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (600 Full Text Journals) and also Medline Database have been provided.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: K Library and Information Science > Library and Information Science
Divisions: Department of > Library and Information Science
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Date Deposited: 12 Oct 2019 06:24
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