The Library has a well-balanced collection and provides user friendly services and easy access to facilities. The Library is located on the 1st floor of the Institute building. The objective of the library is to provide its users the current information on research carried out in the areas of healthcare and other related areas. Also other resources of general and academic interest are available thus enabling the Institute to achieve excellence in teaching, learning, research and community services.
The library has a unique collection of publications in various fields, such as Health Management, Hospital Administration, Health Economics and Finance, Public Health, Healthcare IT, General Management, Management Information Systems, Population Studies, Demography, Research Methodology, Sociology, Economics, Computer Science and other general management areas.
The library has around 5500 publications including textbooks, reference books, reports, theses, yearbooks, back volumes, manual and case studies. The library receives over 100 Periodicals of professional and research nature in addition to a few periodicals of general Interest as well as 6 newspapers published around the globe. The library collection also includes 250 CD-Rom and Databases, from India and abroad, like Proquest Health Management, Indiastat, J-Gate Management Sciences, EJ-Server and e-TALC.
The library work is handled with the help of Window based LIBSYS-4 Software. A Windows 2000 server, connected with all terminals in the Institute handles the library catalogues, information regarding new arrivals, circulation-based inquiries and compilation of bibliographies. The software has Web OPAC features. The library has the Internet and Email facilities also.
The Library Services like information alert, current awareness services (CAS) and Selective Dissemination Information (SDI) are in progress. The library is connected with DELNET, which connects it with various libraries in the Network and with all the Management institutes with AICTE affiliation.