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Library and Information Services 
Dr. Nuri Kalita
Mr. Jagdish Gohel
Assistant Librarian
Contact Details
Department of Library

Direct :
079-22688000 ; 079-22690000


Facility Available :

The Gujarat Cancer and Research Institute Library & Information services provides value added services to their users that means the right information to right person in the right way. GCRI library is fully automated with barcoding facility and all hardcopy of books are laminated with plastic cover. Books & other Library materials arranged in open access user-friendly system, DDC classification is used for classified all the library books. Library housekeeping operation is managing through library automation SOUL 3.0 software with Web OPAC facility. The Library and Information services situated in the GCRI new building C- Block ground floor ,Room No C-51 is designed for Central Library, Room No C-52 for Computer Lab, Room No C-53 for Student Reading Room and Room No C-54 is dedicated to Faculty reading room.

Scope of Activity :

The main purpose of GCRI library is to support medical education, including teaching and research with special focus on improve patient care and academic credit. To fulfil all the expectation of user groups, GCRI Library is providing various services are Digital library service, Digital notice board, Audio-Video facility, Computer Lab with High speed Internet facility, E-mail service, Borrowing facility, Current awareness service, reprography service, SDI, Alert services, Staff Library of non-medical books, Individual reading room for facility & Students, Online databases, Reference Service, Article on request and Literature search service, Plagiarism Check, Dissertation, thesis, logbook, Publication archives, OLD bound Volume Archives etc .

Strength / Workload:

Library and Information Service division work with mission to set high standards of excellence in the preservation of knowledge and serve as an effective instrument of the faculty members, Resident Doctors, Students, Clinicians, Paramedical staff, and Research Scientists for support academic, research and patient care development activities. The GCRI Library is under CCTV surveillance. There are 19 PCs with high-speed board band internet facility in the computer lab. Apart from good collection of Physical books & Journals GCRI Library is subscribing UpToDate Medical database since 2015 onwards for in campus and remote login access. Online access facility to OVID, Akshara Discovery tool and Clinical Key through Hospital static IP by forming part of NCG available to users. For promotion of academic integrity GCRI Library support to check plagiarism activity through use of anti-plagiarism software ‘iThenticate’ NCG platform.

E-mail, Current Awareness Service & Alert services:

The Department plays an important role on disseminate, circulate, and update various important information through E-mail communication service through Office Outlook platform.

Reprography Service:

GCRI Library provides reprography service for Photocopying, Scanning, and Printing at minimum price.

Article On Request and Literature Search Service:

Library staff are well versed in the carrying out of literature search, full-text article to their users. The search results are delivered either as hardcopy or as an electronic copy send into user’s E-mail.

Research Hub:

The Department plays an important role in collection of Thesis/Dissertation/Logbook from the author/creator, and it organize in proper way, which will be ready reference for upcoming Resident Doctors. Every financial year, all scientific clinical and research publication works collect, compile & edit of in a form of book. For promotion of academic integrity through NCG platform GCRI Library support to check plagiarism activity through use of anti-plagiarism software ‘iThenticate’.

Digital Notice Board :

In Gujarat state GCRI Library & Information services has initiated the first step to move wooden notice board to digital notice board for disseminating the relevant and quick information to their users. The beauty of digital notice board can disseminate easily, quickly, and attractively for Upcoming event, Academic updates, Achievements, Important Message, Office Circular, Office Notice, Multimedia Video etc to their patron.

Digital Library Click Here to Access

GCRI digital Library is focus on the collection of digital objects that include institutional repository and subscribed online databases, E-books, E-Journals etc which are exclusively use for GCRI campus use only. GCRI Library Physical resources collection details is available online through the Web Opac facility. Institutional repository has been created to collect, preserve and dissemination of the scholarly output of GCRI’ans. IR of GCRI include PhD thesis, DM/MCH Dissertation, MD Dissertation, Logbook, Research Articles, Book Chapter, Journal, Newsletter, Question paper, PPTs, Clinical Procedures etc.

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