The “AIMS Learning Resource Centre” is one among the core department in the Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences has been established in the year 1986 with the sole purpose to quench the thirst for knowledge and to fulfill the concerned needs of both the faculty and the students.
It aims to provide documents, information, and environment that can suit in imparting education, promoting research and development thereby leading to improved patient care pertaining to medical education. The existing state-of-the-art new modern library is centrally air-conditioned and well-furnished for the readers. The library has a Wi-Fi facility to browse and access the resources in any part of the premises. This library has formulated and adopted its Mission, Vision, Goals, and Objectives in tune with the institutional objectives of the parent organization to serve the stakeholders.
The Learning Resource Center is located in the eastern part of the college premises, the physical space of the library building spreads over 2936.00 Sq. meters in the library landscape, and in addition, the extension of the library building is under way. The library building is well planned and designed according to the functional needs of the library in modern era, adequate provisions have been made for all the sections and services area of the Library for serving the users. The AIMS LRC is a most lively place on the campus providing a safe and comfortable and friendly/conducive environment that enables learning and advancement of knowledge, and promoting discovery and scholarship.
AIMS LRC organizes library events like:
Wordbook and Copy Right Day on 23rd April
National Librarian’s Day on 12th August
National Library Week from 14th – 20th November, every year
|1||Total Library Collection||27655|
|a. Number of books||20016|
|b. Number of Special Collection||85|
|c. Number of PG Dissertation||528|
|2||Total Number of Journals|
|a. Print Journals||112|
|(National- 41, International -71)|
|b. Online Journals||3883|
|Clinical Key database including e-Journals||855|
|ProQuest database including e-Journals||3028|
|c. WHO Global Publications (1986 to till date)|
|3||Back Volumes of Journals||7111|
|(1986 to 2018)|
|4.||Number of CDs||777|