Central Library

The Al-FALAH School of Medical Science and Research Centre Library was started in 2017 with a collection of more than 3500 books,206 DVDs , national and international journals. The collections are arranged systematically covering all the major areas of medical sciences. The primary mission of this library is to support the educational and research programs of the Medical Science & Research Center of Al-Falah University  by providing physical and intellectual access to information. In accordance with the objectives of the library we are developing a comprehensive collection of documents useful to its members. We hope that this library will become one of the prestigious libraries in the whole region.   

 

Library Staff

S.No

 Name of Library Personnel

Designation

1.

 Khalid K. Faruqi

 Librarian

2.

 BadrulAfaqUsmani

Deputy Librarian

3.

 Ferhan Ahmed

Documentalist

4.

 Amjad Ahmad Khan

Cataloguer

5.

 Hari Chand

Library Assistant

6.

 Irfan Khan

Library Assistant

7.

 Dharmaveer Singh

Library Assistant

8

 Abdul Rehman

Peon

9.

 Akhtar

Daftaries

 

 

Library Timing

Days ( Mon-Sat )

Opening Time

Closing Time

Morning Shift

08.00 am

1:30pm

Afternoon Shift

2:00pm

8:00pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

The highlights of the Library are:

Total Carpet Area of the Library

Area

Sq. m.

Sq.ft.

E-Library/Staff Reading Room

168.48

1812.88

Stack and Reading Room

346.03

3723.00

Periodical  Section

88.32

950.32

Area for Further Expansion i.e.

73.48

790.64

Reading Room (Outer)

248.21

2670.74

TOTAL AREA

10880.35 Sq. ft.

1011.185 sq. m.

          

 Reading Room

We have spacious and well-illuminated Air conditioned reading rooms having Carpet area of 1253 sq. ft. / 116.43 sq.m. This has seating capacity for 150 library users. The patrons of the Library as well as other authorized Library users can also make use of the reading rooms attached to the library with their own reading material and personal books which are otherwise not allowed in the Library.

 

E-Library reading room

Having seating capacity for thirty readers.Internet browsing having both LAN connectivity with a good number of computers. An area of 906.44 Sq.ft. /84.24 sq. mts.

 

Journals:

We have subscribed Twenty National & International Print Journals at present.

Library Services

  • Circulation Service

  • OPAC Service

  • Reprography

  • Reading Rooms

  • Internet Service

  • Photo copy.etc

Library rules for Circulation of Books

  • Library has an open access system.

  • All the shelves are properly cited with subject citations

  • Online Public Access catalogue is available in the library, which may be referred in case of difficulty.

  • Online searching of documents through OPAC is available on the computers.

  • The reading material is not to be kept back in shelves after use. It is to be left on the reading table for the library staff to stack properly.

  • The issued books/journals once issued can not be taken INSIDE the library beyond Issue-Counter

  • All the library transactions are stopped 30 minutes before the schedule closing time of the library.

  • The administration reserves the right to ask any user who is not complying with library rules &/or not carrying the library I. Card in the library premises to leave the library or even cancel the membership.

  • I. Cards can be checked by library staff or their appointees .

  • Reading material already borrowed by some user can be “Reserved” by filling out a “Reservation Slip” and depositing at the issue counter. The member who reserves the material will be informed as soon as the material is returned. The person who reserves it will have to pick it up within two working days from the time she/he is informed.

  • The reminders for the overdue books may be sent or displayed on the library notice board, but it is not obligatory on the part of the library authorities to do so. Members are advised to be vigilant themselves to avoid the overdue

     A user can register them for the membership of the Library. Research scholars, faculty, students of other universities/organizations are also permitted to use the library on written request; or on a letter of recommendation from the concerned organization. All Students, Faculty and staff members are issued bar-coded library membership cards. Their entitlements, in terms of the number of books that can be borrowed by them, are as below:

Category of Member

No. of Books

Duration of Issue

Faculty Members

03

15 days

Research Scholars

03

15 days

U G Students

02

15 days

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Library Holdings

Departmental Library Collection

S. No.

Department

No. of Vol.

1

Anatomy

92

2

Biochemistry

84

3

Physiology

85

4

P.S.M.

80

 

Total

341                                                    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sr No

Summary

Quantity

1

Total no. of Volumes in Library

3508

2

Total No. of Books in Reference Section

40

3

Total No. of Books in Departmental Library

341

4

Total No. of Print Journal in Library

20

6

Total No. of Newspaper in Library

11

7

Total No. of Magazines in Library

17