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Amala Institute of Medical Sciences

(NABH Accredited and ISO 9001 2015 Certified)

Amala Nagar PO, Thrissur, Kerala, INDIA - 680555

Central Library

Central Library of the Amala Institute of Medical Sciences is open to all students and staffs of the Amala Network. The vast Central Library has a huge collection of Reference Materials, Journals, Books and Magazines available for reference or loan.

Journal Section

Hundreds of National and International Journals are available for reference to the members. Moreover, various E-Journals are also subscribed to, which can be accessed from the Internet Room.

IP-based E-Journals

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Following IP based E-Journals can be accessed from the campus for full text view. Click on the respective links from the Central Library for access:

2019 E-Journals

  1. American Journal Of Cardiology
  2. American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology
  3. American Journal of Ophthalmology
  4. American Journal Of Surgical Pathology
  5. Anesthesia and Analgesia
  6. Anesthesiology
  7. Annals of Library and Information Studies (formerly Annals of Library and Information Science)
  8. Annals Of Surgery
  9. British Journal Of Radiology
  10. Cancer
  11. Cancer + Cancer Cytopathology
  12. Chest
  13. Circulation
  14. Clinical Chemistry
  15. Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology
  16. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research
  17. Diseases of Colon and Rectum
  18. Fertility And Sterility (Elsevier)
  19. Indian Journal Of Biochemistry and Biophysics
  20. Indian Journal Of Clinical Biochemistry
  21. Indian Journal Of Experimental Biology
  22. Indian Journal Of Gastroenterology
  23. Indian Journal of Hematology and Blood Transfusion
  24. Indian Journal Of Microbiology
  25. Indian Journal Of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  26. Indian Journal Of Surgery
  27. International Journal of Epidemiology
  28. Journal Of Clinical Microbiology
  29. Journal Of Clinical Oncology
  30. Journal of Investigative Dermatology
  31. Journal Of Laryngology and Otology
  32. Journal of Neonatology
  33. Journal Of Neurosurgery
  34. Journal Of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics
  35. Journal Of Neurosurgery:Spine
  36. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics
  37. Journal of Public Health
  38. Neurosurgery
  39. Operative Neurosurgery
  40. Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  41. Pediatrics
  42. Pharmacological Reviews
  43. Physiology (Formerly News in Physiological Sciences)
  44. Radiographics
  45. Surgical Laparoscopy Endoscopy and Percutaneous Techniques
  46. The Bone and Joint Journal (formerly The Journal Of Bone and Joint Surgery)
  47. The BMJ Academic Editon
  48. The British Journal Of Psychiatry
  49. The Journal of Applied Laboratory Medicine
  50. The Journal Of Clinical Investigation

2018 E-Journals

2017 E-Journals

2016 E-Journals

2015 E-Journals

Internet Room

Central Library has an Internet Room with most modern multimedia computers, and a dedicated Internet Connectivity through Optic Fibre Connection. Members can use the Internet Room for voice and video conferencing services, and for reading various E-Journal Subscriptions. Internet facility is strictly restricted to academic activities. Only one person will be permitted at a time on a system to use internet.

Reading Rooms

There are separate Reading Rooms for Staff and Students (UG and PG). Members have access to all subscriptions from dailies to annuals, both Medical and non-medical. Various dailies, fortnightlies and monthlies related to current affairs are also available in the Reading Room.

Stack Room

Thousands of Books are available on Loan service to members, subject to the Rules and Regulations as published by the Librarian from time to time.

Reprographic Services

Reference Services with facilities like Photocopy, Scanning and Printing are available. Photocopy facility is restricted to the library documents only.

Inter-library Loan Service

Service is available to departments on request from Heads of the Department.

Working Hours

The normal working hours of the Central Library is from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM. However, the Library will be closed at 1:00 PM on Sundays and at 4:00 PM on Second Saturdays. The library will remain closed on these National and public holidays: Republic Day, Ramzan, Bakrid, Vishu, Good Friday, Easter, May 1, Independence Day, Thiruvonam, Gandhi Jayanthi, Mahanavami and Christmas.

Rules and Regulations

Admission to the library is restricted to members only. Library membership is open to students, teachers, and non teaching staff of Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, teachers and research scholars of Amala Cancer Research Centre and doctors of the Amala hospital, Ayurveda and Homeo, all para medical staff and students. Membership to any other category of users can be given only with the approval of the joint director. On special request, outsiders are also admitted for a short period for reference with permission from the joint director. To become a member, a person has to fill up a prescribed application form and submit it to the librarian. Application of research scholars should be recommended both by the respective research guide and the head of the research centre. Provisional registration will not be considered for library membership. Non-teaching staff of the institution should submit their application to the librarian for membership duly recommended by the concerned HOD. All users should return books borrowed from the Library before they proceed on a long period of leave or get relieved from the institution. Long leave or relieving order will be granted only producing a 'no dues certificate' from the librarian. Members should keep the library informed of any change of address during the period of membership.