St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College Library is established in 2007GC.And organized in its present form in 2014 G.C. merging three small libraries that were available at different campuses. It is one of the academic units established to serve the teaching, learning, research and hospital activities of SPHMMC by providing relevant and appropriate high level medical information services.
The library is serving the faculty (academicians), undergraduate, Residents and graduate students, researchers and clinicians on a 24/7 basis including public and religious holidays. Currently the library is expected to hold a collection of over 14,000 volumes of books, 385 titles of journals, 54 titles of thesis, and around 40 CD. It has a collection of more than 5000 digitized books and documents across health sciences disciplines. The current seating capacity is 380 users at a time. In addition to this it has a big computer lab organized for undergraduate students, postgraduate students and academic staffs with 150, 40 and 38 iMac computers respectively. A training room with 22 computers that will serve training venue needs of the campus is also available. The library is Located at the new academic building from 2nd to 4th floor.
The library is establishing various service providing sections such as acquisition, circulation, cataloging, reference, Photocopy & Binding, Book store and Digital library sections. A total of twenty-two staffs are serving in various capacities and positions.
This information brochure is intended to introduce the resources and services of SPHMMC Library for its user community.
The library is using the KOHA Integrated Library System for computerizing its collection and services. The library now have an online public access catalogue searchable from remote terminals using the different bibliographic information (such as Keywords, titles, subject, author, publication date, etc.). The systems provides an automated circulation service; checking status of users’ library services such as loan status, hold status, overdue information, returning date, account information, etc. online is possible. Creating, editing and updating book record online using standard cataloguing format as well as importing cataloguing records from other sources is also an output from the current system. Library users can provide online purchase suggestion for books which are not available in the catalogue.
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To enhance access to the knowledge base of the health sciences, instruct users in information retrieval and management techniques, acquire and organize a specialized collection of resources so that the Library became center of excellence and a model for other Ethiopian hospital and health sciences libraries.
To support students, faculty, researchers, and clinicians by providing access to current, authoritative resources that effectively integrate technology to promote best practices.
Semester: Monday – Sunday
8:00am – 6:00am (24/7)
Public Holidays: Open