DNMC Library is one of the pioneer libraries in Bangladesh in terms of comprehensive collections, variety of services, up to date technology, professionally skilled manpower, user education, service marketing etc. It is backbone of the research and development activities of DNMC. The Library is an integral part of the university and designed to meet the information, research, and curriculum needs of its students, faculty and staff members.
Dhaka National medical College Library was established in 1994. It has a good number of Medical books and Journals to meet the requirements of the Medical students and teachers of the college. It is considered one of the best medical library in Bangladesh.
The College Library is located in the 5th floor of the college building in approximately 6000 square floor space with two (2) reading rooms.
Objectives of the Library:
To enrich and support the educational program of Dhaka National Medical College.
To support and facilitate learning, teaching activities, research of the college.
To provide optimum benefits of Library readers.
To provide comfortable air-conditioned environment, accommodation and facilities for the use of library resources.
To provide and ensure standard quality service and standard professional practice in Library Management.
It is central air-conditioned and students’ activities in the library are monitored and controlled with modern CC Camera by the Principal through active cooperation of IT Department. It can accommodate over 120 students at a time in the library. There is a separate space with multimedia for the teachers and medical officers for the purpose of reading and research activities. There are two (2) reading rooms besides the library as a part of library. About 48 students can easily use the reading rooms at a time. It has 3 bag shelves for keeping the students’ bag of about 100 students at a time. It also includes WiFi facility to facilitate academic activities and research of the students and faculty members.
It has a rich collection of about 6231 text and reference books with latest edition, 25 local Journals and 3 International Journals of academic interest. The college publishes Journals ISSN: 1815-3100 (Print), 2408-86925 (Online) in March and September of each year. The Journal is recognized by BM & DC. The college distributes the Journals to different medical colleges and hospitals. The Collection of this library is increasing gradually because library is a growing organization.
Registered On Line Resources:
It has registered internet access by HINARY to provide services to the readers.
Reader Service: Circulation, Book Display and arrangement, reader guide and Library members.
Technical service: Acquisition, processing and entry in register, cataloguing and classification, Document Supply. Preservation of Books and Journals.
Reference Service: Reference Books and Journals.
Library HR, Administration and Annual Budgeting: Library Annual Budget, Staff Management, Discipline, effective communication and providing necessary library information etc.
It has photocopy machine to serve to the students from 8 am to 2.30 pm.
Computer Printing Service:
It has computer printer to serve the students from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm.
Morning Shift from 8:00 am to 2.30 pm and Day Shift from 2:30 pm to 6:00 pm.
Are serving in the Library.
Students/Medical Officers/Teachers who have library membership card can use the library facilities.
Selected one (1) book may be issued to the student for 7 days.
Three (3) books may be issued to Medical Officers/Lecturer/Assistant Professor /Associate Professor/Professor for 14 days.
Fines are charged against student member on default as overdue books as per rule of the library.
In case of loss of books latest edition and original book will have to be placed or to pay market price of latest edition and original book will be charged.
Readers are not allowed to bring their personal belongings (books, files, and briefcase and hand bags at the entrance of the library.
Drinks and eatable any things are not allowed in the library.
Readers must not write, underline or mark the library books. The borrowers will be held responsible for any damaging or loss of book.
Discussions are not allowed in the library.
Mobile Phone must be kept on silence and vibration mode in the library
Readers should maintain discipline and silence in the library.
Library is directed by Library Committee of thirteen (13) members. The members of this committee are mentioned as below:
|Sl.No.||Name of Member||Position|
|1||Prof. Dr. Belal Ahmed||Convener|
|2||Prof. Dr. A.K.M. Aminul Haque||Member|
|3||Prof. Dr. Munir Hassan||Member|
|4||Prof. Dr. Md. Saifur Rahman||Member|
|5||Prof. Dr. Jalal Uddin Chowdhury||Member|
|6||Prof. Dr. Md. Khorshed Alam||Member|
|7||Prof. Dr. Md. Shamsur Rahman||Member|
|8||Prof. Dr. Dipankar Chandra Nag||Member|
|9||Dr. Md. Mustafizur Rahman, Associate Professor||Member|
|10||Dr. Wanaiza, Associate Professor||Member|
|11||Dr. MD. Shafiqur Rahman, Associate Professor||Member|
|12||Dr. Md. Mikdad Malik, Registrar, Physical Medicine||Member|
|13||Md. Moazzem Hossain, Librarian||Member|
Fines are charged against student member’s default as overdue books.
Three (3) are professionals as Librarian, Assistant Librarian and Library UDC besides this 4 library Attendants, 1 Library Security Guard and 1 Photocopy Operator.
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