Facilities

Books: Library is well stocked with total collection of 10922 books on epidemiology, biostatistics, public health, medicine, clinical trials, laboratory sciences, social science, demography, Information technology and other related fields. All the books are classified according to the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) scheme of Library Classification. Annually about 955 reference books are being added to the library collection.  



Journals
:Subscription of over 98 National and International journals on epidemiology, biostatistics, demography, public health, clinical trials, infectious diseases etc are available. The library also receives 30 periodicals on gratis. Several international journals including Annual review of nutrition, Annual Review of Microbiology, Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Circulation, Clinical Microbiology Review, Clinical Trials, Clinical Infectious Diseases, Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Diabetes, Hypertension, International Journal of Obesity, Journal of American Medical Association, Journal of Clinical Microbiology, Journal of Hypertension, Journal of Infectious Diseases, Medical Mycology, Microbiology and Molecular Biology Review, National Medical Journal of India, Public Health Nutrition have been added (print + online access).

 

E-journals: Library has access to 234 e-journals and their back issues. In addition, library has access to five core bio-medical journals provided by ICMR (viz. Lancet, Nature, BMJ, Science and NEJM ). These e-journals are accessible within the institute using the authenticated IP address. E-journals are available on-line ahead of the print versions. Library subscribes to seven newspapers. 

It also receives around 100 newsletters and has 1000 annual reports from ICMR institutes, public and private organizations. 

 

 

 

                    PROQUEST

                         ERMED

 

 

 

 

                         JCCC

                           J-GATE

 

Library Management System:The collection and services of the library are fully digitalized using the Graphic an integrated multi-user library management system (GLAS) developed by Electronic on-line systems (EOS) International corporate, Carlsbad, California, USA. GLAS is integrated multi-user library management software that supports in-house operations of the library. The GLAS consists of modules on cataloguing, circulation, acquisition, serials, article indexing and Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC). Over 12000 records of books, periodicals, collections, CDs/DVDs have been created and are made accessible. Bar-code techology system is used for circulation of books, issue and returns.  The main features of the software include ordering, acquisition, cataloging, retrospective cataloging, serials control, Library statistics, SDI, circulation, indexing, abstracting, search, retrieval and reservation facilities etc. 

Thesis: Copy of thesis done by staff and scholars are organized in a separate reference section.

E-Database / Consortia

Apart from the e-journals, library has more than 7725 fulltext journal titles (Proquest, Electronic Resources in Medicine(ERMED), A customized Journal Custom Content Consortia,J-Gate,Medline CD-ROM (1966 to 2009) in the database subscribed by the library.

We also utilize the networked information resources for providing recent and most comprehensive access to e-journals, e-books and e-reference resources to the faculty, scholars and staff under Intranet and Internet environments.

25 computers (Intelcore i7) and LED TV (42 inches) are added to the Online-Zone with internet connection (leased line NKN 200 mbs). NIE staff, project staff, scholars of MPH, HIV Epidemiology Training Programme (HETP), National and International trainees and visitors, Ph.D fellows, participants of short-term training course utilize the facility for accessing materials such as online-journals, E-books, Pubmed etc for reference purpose. These computer facilities are also used for library orientation programme, and training programmes like scopus, ERMED. These facilities are also extended to trainer workshop hands-on-experience such as EpiInfo, Stata, SPSS. 

                             

Library Management SystemThe collection and services of the library are fully digitalized using the Graphic Library Automation System (GLAS) developed by Electronic on-line systems (EOS) International corporate, Carlsbad, California, USA. GLAS is integrated multi-user library management software that supports in-house operations of the library. The GLAS consists of modules on cataloguing, circulation, acquisition, serials, article indexing and Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC). Bar-code technology system for circulation of books, issue and return is done using this software. Over 12000 records have been created and are made accessible. The main features of the software include ordering, acquisition, cataloging, retrospective cataloging, serials control, Library statistics, SDI, MDP, circulation, indexing, abstracting, search, retrieval and reservation facilities etc.

Thesis: Copies of thesis done by staff and scholars are organized in a separate reference section.


Free trial for Science Direct and Scopus database

(i) Free trial for science direct database was set up for NIE by ICMR headquarters. Science Direct is a leading full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters from more than 2,500 peer-reviewed journals and more than 11,000 books. The users had access to the full text articles from nearly 700 journals from the collection of science direct.

(ii) Free trial for Scopus database was set up for NIE by ICMR headquarters. Scopus aims to provide a platform that improves research a simple user interface. Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and quality web sources with smart tools to track analyze and visualize research. Scopus database offers nearly 18000 titles from more than 5000 international publishers, including coverage of 16500 peer-reviewed journals.

Other facilities: Reading room, Optimizer (Shelving rack), computers, Audio visual zone,Discussion room, Internet, photocopy machine, DVD writer, colour printer, Colour Television (29 inches), LED TV (42 inches), UPS 15 KV  and DVD to view educational video‚Äôs is setup at Audio visual zone, 5dx Canon two side scanner, barcoding system, Barcoed lazer scanner, Web camera, Snap Server (NAS 100) Network Attached Storage, Reprographic facilities, Locker facility, Laminating machine, Softwares Viz- Acrobat reader, Acrobat writer, WINZIP, ABBAY fine reader 8.0 professional ed are available in the library, printer facility available for the students, Air-conditioned reading and reference section, Wi-Fi environment, four Closed Circuit Television CCTV camera is available to monitor the entire library.

           

     

                                                                    READING HALL

    

  DISCUSSION ROOM CONNECTED WITH LED TV

                AUDIO VISUAL ZONE

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SURVEILLANCE CAMERA

                  LOCKER FACILITY