COLLEGE LIBRARY

Library Facilities

There is a comfortable room of separate space in the library with multimedia for the teachers and medical officers for the purpose of reading and research activities. Three (3) reading tables and twelve (12) seating chairs are for teachers’ studies in the library. There are two (2) air-conditioned 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. Beside the reading room and infront of library main gate, One room is available for female students’ prayer. Pure drinking water is provided to the students through automatic purify water machine.There are two (2) toilets for male students and three (3) toilets for female students. Library staffs are very knowledgeable, helpful and dedicated to satisfy the students and teachers trough providing best services to them.

Resources

Library has a rich collection of about 6232 text and reference books of original print and publishers with latest edition. It has forty (40) local Journals and three (3) International Journals for upgrading and enlargement of medical professionals. The college publishes Journals twice in a year as on March and September, ISSN: 1815-3100 (Print), 2408-86925 (Online). The Journal is recognized by BM & DC. The college distributes the Journals to different medical colleges and hospitals, BMRC, Center for Medical Education DG Health, BSSMU, National Library and Documentation Center. The Collection of this library is increasing gradually because library is a growing organization. It has registered internet access by HINARY to provide services to the readers.

Wifi & Surveillance Facilities

It also includes Wi-Fi facility (a huge dedicate bandwidth) to facilitate academic activities and research of the students and faculty members. Five (5) computers with internet connection facilities are provided. Students’ activities in the library are monitored and controlled with modern CC Camera by the Principal through active cooperation of ICT Cell of Dhaka National Medical College.

Bangabandhu Corner

Bangabhandhu Corner is going to be established immediately at a suitable room in the library. There is a separate space with multimedia for the teachers and medical officers for the purpose of reading and research activities.

Let's Read

About the Library:

Library of the Dhaka National medical College was established in 1994. It has rich collections of Medical books and Journals to meet the requirements of the Medical students and teachers of all disciplines. As a store house of Knowledge this library is considered one of the best medical libraries in Bangladesh.

Library Location:

Library is located on the 5th floor of the college building in approximately 8000 square floor space with two (2) reading rooms.

Objectives of the Library:

  • To implement, enrich and support the educational program of Dhaka National Medical College.
  • To support and facilitate learning, teaching activities and medical research.
  • To provide optimum benefits of Library readers.
  • To provide comfortable air-conditioned environment, accommodation and facilities for the best use of library resources.
  • To assist physicians and medical students for continuing professional development.
  • To provide and ensure standard quality service and standard professional practice in Library Management.

Service:

  • 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.

Photocopy Service:

Vast and long experienced photocopy operator is dedicated to serve the students from 8 am to 2.30 pm.

Computer Printing Service:

Library has computer printer to serve the students from 8 am to 8 pm.

Services of University Question Papers:

Professional MBBS Question Papers of previous different years are properly maintained in the library and provided services to the desired students and teachers as per their requirements.

Service of DNMC Journal Distribution:

Journals of Dhaka National Medical College & Hospital are send to reputed different medical colleges, hospitals, BM & DC, BMRC, and Center for Medical Education DG Health, BSSMU, National Library and Documentation Center etc.

Service to Journal Committee:

Arranged Journal Committee Meeting and prepared Meeting Resolution

News Papers Service:

For upgrading knowledge of the students the Daily Jugantor and Prothom Alo newspapers are provided to them.

Working Hours /Timing:

  • 1st Shift         :   from 8:00 a.m to 2:30 pm
  • 2nd Shift        :   from 2:30 p.m to 8:00 p.m

 Library Rules:

  • 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 3 months.
  • 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.
  • Students must not keep money, mobile phone, gold, watch, personal valuable things in the bags which will be kept in the bag shelf. The students will keep valuable things at their own responsible.
  • Readers should maintain discipline and silence in the library.

Library Committee:

Library is directed by Library Management Committee of twelve (12) members.

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. Jalal Uddin Chowdhury

Member

5

Prof. Dr. Md. Khorshed Alam 

Member

6

Prof. Dr. Md. Shamsur Rahman

Member

7

Prof.  Dr. Dipankar Chandra Nag

Member

8

Dr. Md. Mustafizur Rahman, Associate Professor

Member

9

Dr. Wanaiza, Associate Professor

Member

10

Dr. MD. Shafiqur Rahman, Associate Professor

Member

11

Dr. Md. Mikdad Malik, Registrar, Physical Medicine

Member

12

Md. Moazzem Hossain, Librarian

Member


Library Staffs:

At present seven (7) persons are working in the library mentioned as follows:

  1. Md. Moazzem Hossain                   : Librarian
  2. Md. Mustafizur Rahman Majumder : Assistant Librarian
  3. Md. Firoz Ahmed                          : LDC
  4. Md. Jel Haque                              : Photocopy Operator
  5. Md. Sharif Khan                           : Attendant
  6. Md. Badal Bhuyan                        : Attendant
  7. Md. Masum                                  : Attendant

Useful Links:

  • BM & DC
  • BMRC
  • National Health and Documentation Center
  • Center for Medical Education, DG Health.
  • University of Dhaka.

Contact Library Professionals:

Md. Moazzem Hossain

M.A in Library and Information Science (DU)

MBA (HR and Finance), PGDPM

Librarian

Contact No: 0172022338

E-Mail: moazzemcihrd@gmail.com

 

Md. Mostafizur Rahman Mazumder

Assistant Librarian

B.S.S (Hon’s), M.S.S in Library and Information Science (RU)

Contact No: 01711020756

E-Mail: mazumderrubel020@gmaul.com

Library Rules for Issuing books and Return:

  1. Maximum 3 (three) books may be issued to Library Member. More than one book of same title and author /editor on same /different edition shall not be issued.
  2. Following the necessary information and documents Library Authorized person may issue book and sign against issue book. Library Member will sign against issue books with acknowledgement of receipt book/s.
  3. Library Authorized person must provide date of submission on the book pocket and membership card.
  4. Library Member must return the issued book/s within stipulated date and sign at a part of book return and Library Authorized person will receive the book with signature.
  5. Library Authorized person must keep issue book list up date and remind the defaulter to return the books.
  6. Library Authorized person must keep the list of members as per Name, Designation and Department.


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