Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences

Central Library of Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences University

Services/Facilities in the PIMS, Central Library

  • Circulation of Books / Journals:
  • Display of current events / information(CAS):
  • Bibliographic Compilation :
  • Reference/Referral :
  • Reprography :
  • Computer and Printing :
  • Internet Browsing:
  • Inter Library loan :
  • Uninterrupted power supply back up:
  • Users Orientation / Information Literacy:
  • Medline facility :
  • Book Bank Facility
  • Rental Book Bank Scheme

Computerized Information Retrieval:

Considering the importance of computerization, the PIMS, DU LRC has setup an Information Centre. The library has prepared a database of books and periodicals in different subjects. The house- keeping activities like Acquisition, Serial control, Cataloguing, Circulation, OPAC have been automated by using “Techfocuz LMIS Ver 2.7” Software.

LRC provides Barcode Technology for speedy transfer of information to the user .The Library has adopted this system to provide timely services to the users which also helps to save time.

In Internet section, there are 50 Pentium PCs with Broadband connections of 2 MBPS bandwidth to provide free services to the users. Users can access in-house databases and CD-ROMs and other electronic resources available in the library. All PCs are connected with Local Area Network (LAN) to reduce the time of the user and one heavy-duty network printer is installed.

ICT facilities available in Library for teaching learning process:

All the computers of Library connected to LAN. Circulation of Book is fully computerized bar code system.

OPAC search facility is available in the Library.

Databases :
  • Database of 33953 books is available to search for the users of PIMS. Users search these books by Author wise, Title wise, Subject wise, Publishers, cost etc.
  • Database of 261Current, International and National Journals are available in reference section for the users of PIMS. Users search these references by Title wise, Year wise, Vol., No., and Publishers etc.
  • 1267 Dissertations database are also available in reference section of PIMS Central Library for the use of researchers. Users search this reference section of PIMS Central Library for use of researchers. Users search these references by Acc. No, Year, Name of the Researcher, title, University, subject etc. PIMS Central Library provides articles, information of related topics to the users are Library the Xeroxing and compute printing from 9.00 am to 9.00 pm.

CD, DVDs :

1994 CD & DVDs are available in PIMS Library. It contains database information of Health Sciences by using CD ROM.

226 Medline CD ROM available in Library for use of PG and Faculty researchers of PIMS.

Internet :

The Central Library provides Internet browsing facility for faculty and students through “Broad Band” connection. Student and Faculty members search for online Journals and Medline search to obtain the Scientific information which they need. This facility is available for 9.00 am to 9.00 pm in Library.

The PIMS Central Library has taken the Associate Membership of INFLIBNET, for the use of UGC INFONET- Digital Library Consortium.

Wi-Fi Facility :

To stay advanced and provide students with the best of the latest services, the Library has gone Wi-Fi, enabling students to access the internet through the wireless router, anytime from Library

The Library is Wi-Fi enabled, with an internet speed of 18 mbps. Students can now access internet from Library using their wireless devices.