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Central Library

RINPAS Library consists of a Central Library supporting the teaching, research and orientation programmes of the Institute and 2 Patient Libraries for the recreation of patients. The Central Library is well equipped with modern facilities and resources in the form of books, journals, back volume of journals, theses, dissertations, project works, training modules, WHO publications, CD ROMs and internet services. The library strives to provide timely, accurate and current information, and to provide an appropriate and comfortable academic environment for the users.





WEB-OPEC has been installed in Central Library. Through WEB-OPEC one can view every thing entered in e-granthalaya i.e. status of the books  and journals through local area network.

Progress of work in Medical Library is as under:-
  1. All the Books till March 2012  have been entered in the computer. Library is automated using e-granthalaya software developed by NIC, New Delhi
  2. Loose Journals from 2011-2012 have been entered. At present 980 holdings of Bound Journals are in the Library.
  3. Broad Band Internet Connection is in operation.
  4. Two Databases are available.

    1. E-J Server giving Full Text access to 4157 E-Contents, out of which 2200+ are E-Journals.
    2. EBSCOHOST Psychological and Behavioral Sciences Collection Databases containg fulltext of 545 Journals(from 1993-till date ).
  5. WbOPAC is in operation.

  6. 826 Books have been procured from April 2011- 2012.

    Psychology, psychiatry & related disciplines 249
    Social work & mental health 166
    Language 4
    Medicine & Related Disci. with Psychiatric Nursing 229
    Neurology 137
    Applied Science 41
    General Books 9

Total number of Journals in the Medical Library in 5684.

List of Journals subscribed for the year 2011- 2012 is attached (Appendix -IV)

Library Collection

The collection comprises mainly books, journals, back volumes of journals, theses, CDs  etc. The books are arranged according to Dewey Decimal Scheme of classification. The current journals and back volumes of journals are arranged in an alphabetical order by title. Within each title, the journals are arranged in chronigical order. The total collection of library as on 31st March 2012 is as follows.

Books & WHO publications


Current journals (foreign +Indian)


Back volume of journals






Project works


Training Modules




Library Services and Facilities:

The library offers the following facilities and services.
1. Library membership facility.
2. Document borrowing facility
3. Reference, referral and information services.
4. Facility to browse reading material in an open access environment.
5. Photocopying services.
6. The members have privilege of direct access to the library and the freedom to browse books during specified hours.
7. Broad Band Internet facility to students, research scholars and faculty members.
8. Reading facility and photocopying services to the students visiting  the Institute for orientation course  for fifteen days/One month or for training purpose.
9. Providing Two Databases:
                A. E-J Server giving full text of 4157+ e-contents, out of which 2200+ are e-journals.
                B. EBSCOHOST” psychological & Behavioral Science Collection” Database giving full text of          
                   545 journals (from 1993 till date).


Library Membership:

MD, DPM, P.hd, M. Phil students

2 Reader ticket

Research Officers

2 Reader tickets

Senior Residents of RINPAS

4 Reader tickets

Medical Officers

2 Reader tickets

Faculty Members of RINPAS

5 Reader tickets

Circulation (Issue/ Return)        

  1. The books and journals are issued to bonafied members of the Library. The books are issued for a period of one  week, current journals for 1 week to the students of RINPAS. The back volumes of journals, thesis, dissertation and reference books are for in-house use only.
  2. Reissue & reservation of books can be done.

The Library is using e-granthalaya software developed by NIC, New Delhi  for Library Management.
Future Plans

  1. Planning to digitize the library
  2. Entry of articles of journals through appropriate keywords

Newspapers and Magazines in MEDICAL LIBRARY

1. Hindustan Times
2. The Telegraph
3. The Pioneer
4. Employment News

1. Hindustan
2. Dainik Jagran
3. Dainik Bhaskar
4. Prabhat Khabar








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