IIMS&R Library

Integral Institute of Medical Sciences & Research

Integral University,Lucknow

‘’When in doubt go to the library.’’----J.K. Rowling

“Libraries store the energy that fuels the imagination.They open up window to the world and inspire us to explore and achieve, and contribute to improving our quality of life” ---Sidney Sheldon

The IIMS&R Medical library acts as the hub for the medical fraternity of (IIMS&R), Integral University, It is currently situated at the third floor of the Central Library building. Its carpet area is 2000 sqm and has the seating capacity of 300 for students and faculty/staff members. IIMS&R Library has separate Internet Section with PCs installed to facilitate inetrnet browsing. The IIMS&R library is automated by using internationally reputed integrated library system software named “Koha”. It is very helpful in providing circulation statistics of the books and it is helping us in answering different queries such as a history of issue and return of books, most issued books, books in a great demand which are very helpful for further decision making. More than twenty-five PCs are dedicated exclusively to the users for browsing Web-OPAC and accessing online Journals.

Library services:

  • OPAC/web OPAC
  • Lending Service(Issue/return)
  • Reading Room Facility
  • Reprographic service
  • Internet browsing service
  • New Arrivals Service
  • 24x7 Remote access to E-Rresoucces
  • Library Orientation and Alert Service
  • CCTV Surveillance

Library Hours:

S.No. Day Timings
1 Monday to Saturday: 8:00 AM to 12:00AM.
2 Sundays & Holidays: 8:00 AM to 12:00AM.

Library Collection

The IIMS&R Library houses a rich collection of more than 9000 books comprising of Textbook, Reference books and donated books. The library subscribes about 53 Foreign and 70 Indian Journals (Total 123 journals) in various specialties. It has also maintained its archived collection of old journals (bounded volumes) in printed form.

List of Print Journals (Foreign& Indian) 2022. Click Here

List of Print Journals (Foreign& Indian) 2021. Click Here

List of Print Journals (Foreign& Indian) 2020. Click Here

List of Print Journals (Foreign& Indian) 2019. Click Here

List of Print Journals (Foreign& Indian) 2018. Click Here

List of Print Journals (Foreign& Indian) 2017. Click Here

IIMS&R Library also houses a good collection of approx. 500 CDs & DVDs, and E-Resources which may be accessed in the internet section through the following online databases provided through E-ShodhSindhu:

  • Springer Link 1700 Collection

    Springer is the leading global scientific publisher, delivering high-quality content in various formats like books, journals, newsletters, CD-ROMs, online platforms, protocols, databases, and conferences. The coverage of the content is in 6 main publishing fields: science, technology, medicine, architecture, business, and transport. Overall journals can be accessed through Springer Link are around 1700+ journals. The archival access is provided from 1997 onwards.

  • Oxford University Press eSS Collection-262 titles

    Oxford Journals is a division of Oxford University Press, which is a department of Oxford University. It publish well over 230 academic and research journals covering a broad range of subject areas. OUP collections cover Life Sciences, Mathematics & Physical Sciences, Medicine, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Law, and include some of the most authoritative journals in their fields.

  • JGate Plus (JCCC)

    J-Gate Custom Content for Consortium (JCCC) is a virtual library of journal literature created as a customized e-journals access gateway and database solution. It acts as a one point access to 7900+ journals subscribed currently under UGC INFONET Digital library consortium as well as university libraries designated as Inter Library Loan (ILL) Centers besides index to open access journals.

E-Resources: Subscribed


    DELNET provides services like browsing of Union Catalogues, Inter Library Loan and Document Delivery Services. You can access the Catalogues of other Libraries through DELNET and request the required books/documents to be procured from these libraries on loan for a limited period.

  • DELNET: Medical Collection

    Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings. Delivering a comprehensive overview of the world's research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities, Scopus features smart tools to track, analyze and visualize research.


    JSTOR was founded in 1995 to build trusted digital archives for scholarship. The majority of content in the archive is journal literature, though inclusion of other materials such as conference proceedings, transactions, pamphlets, monographs, manuscripts, and other materials is growing. Currently, there are more than 2500 titles, including previous titles, as well as other content available. New titles and other materials are being added regularly.

  • JGate Plus (JCCC)

    J-Gate Custom Content for Consortium (JCCC) is a virtual library of journal literature created as a customized e-journals access gateway and database solution. It acts as a one point access to 7900+ journals subscribed currently under UGC INFONET Digital library consortium as well as university libraries designated as Inter Library Loan (ILL) Centers besides index to open access journals.

E-Resources: Open Access

  • PubMed

    PubMed is a free resource supporting the search and retrieval of biomedical and life sciences literature with the aim of improving health–both globally and personally. The PubMed database contains more than 34 million citations and abstracts of biomedical literature. It does not include full text journal articles; however, links to the full text are often present when available from other sources, such as the publisher's website or PubMed Central (PMC). Available to the public online since 1996, PubMed was developed and is maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) , at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), located at theNational Institutes of Health (NIH).

    PubMed has three components which are as follows:


    MEDLINE is the largest component of PubMed and consists primarily of citations from journals selected for MEDLINE; articles indexed with MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) and curated with funding, genetic, chemical and other metadata.

  • PubMed Central (PMC)

    Citations for PubMed Central (PMC) articles make up the second largest component of PubMed. PMC is a full text archive that includes articles from journals reviewed and selected by NLM for archiving (current and historical), as well as individual articles collected for archiving in compliance with funder policies.

  • Bookshelf

    The final component of PubMed is citations for books and some individual chapters available on Bookshelf. Bookshelf is a full text archive of books, reports, databases, and other documents related to biomedical, health, and life sciences.

  • DOAJ

    The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) is a free online directory of open access journals maintained by Lund University Libraries.

Library Rules:

  • Members of the IIMS&R Library should always carry their multi-purpose Identity Card issued by the University to visit the Central Library and produce the same whenever asked by the Library Staff.
  • Members are expected to maintain silence and not indulge into any act which may disturb the reading or study of other users or interferes with the proper functioning of the Library.
  • Every member must sign in the Register available at the entrance with Check-In and Check-Out time and Closing Entry.
  • Users should leave their personal belongings such as bags, helmets etc. At the property counter. However, Purses, calculators, Mobile phones, and such other costly items should not be left at the counter.
  • Eating/Smoking and use of mobile phones are strictly prohibited inside the library premises.
  • Outsiders are not allowed to use the library without permission of concerned authority.
  • Readers should observe strict silence inside the library.
  • Readers should not mark, deface, mutilate, underline, dog-ear mark, write, tear pages, spoil or damage the library documents/materials. If anyone is found doing so, he/she will be charged with the full replacement cost of damaged material and may lead to suspension of library membership.
  • Any violation of aforesaid rules would be referred for disciplinary action.