The library acquires more than 27655 volumes of books in its collection with different formats, of course, there are some collections that are special in nature.
AIMS Learning Centre is functioning with a vision to serve the information needs of the academic community. It mainly holds books related to Biomedical and Allied Health Sciences. The library acquires more than 27655 volumes of books in its collection with different formats, of course, there are some collections which are special in nature. The library has a rich collection of Textbooks, Atlases, Dictionaries, Directories, Encyclopaedias, Technical Reports, special reading materials including Kannada books in general kind. It subscribes to more than 112 scholarly Journals, popular magazines, and full-text online databases such as Clinical Key, ProQuest, WHO Publications, PubMed, CME’s, etc. There is a wide range of open access contents pertains to the disciplines are also made available for the users. The library facilitates embargo free e-journals and Audio-Video materials for the users.
Digital Library has been established in the networked environment having 50 systems to access the e-Journals, e-Books, Audio-Videos, and other educational materials required for the clienteles. The library is computerized using Koha Library Software, students and staff can access the facility through it. After the initiation of the Adichunchanagiri University, the library is more focusing on academic and research activities simultaneously. The library facilitates Shodhganga ETDs and a URKUND similarity checker for the researchers, it has e-Library provisions for MOOCs, SWAYAM, NPTEL, etc. Learning Centre is also a member for the referral Centers namely INFLIBNET, DELNET, and National Digital Library.
Learning Centre provides information and intellectual requirements to its community in a user-friendly approach. It offers a fully integrated and dynamic environment for conducting academic study. It provides Internet facility for seamless access to information. Multiple copies of textbooks ensure that resources are easily be made available in the collection. It Lending the books and journals to the PGs and staff. The library adopted an open access system and maintains OPAC. The library is using the National Library of Medicine (NLM) for Classification of documents and AACR-II modified for Catalog system to locate the reading materials.
Learning Resource Centre conducts Orientation sessions for the freshers (UGs & PGs), and Workshops, Seminars, Webinars and training for the staff, students and researchers on various library resources and research tools, besides organizing the presentations by several e-resource providers/platforms. It also conducts in-house training for the Library staff to enhance their skills and knowledge.