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Amala Institute of Medical Sciences

Amala Nagar PO, Thrissur, Kerala, INDIA - 680555

Central Library

Central Library of the Amala Institute of Medical Sciences is open to all students and staffs of the Amala Network. The vast Central Library has a huge collection of Reference Materials, Journals, Books and Magazines available for reference or loan.

Journal Section

Hundreds of National and International Journals are available for reference to the members. Moreover, various E-Journals are also subscribed to, which can be accessed from the Internet Room.

IP-based E-Journals

Browse Catalogue » Accessible only from within the campus of Amala Institute of Medical Sciences

Following IP based E-Journals can be accessed from the campus for full text view. Click on the respective links from the Central Library for access:

2017 Online Journals

  1. A&A Case Reports
  2. American Journal of Cardiology
  3. American Journal of Ophthalmology
  4. American Journal of Surgical Pathology
  5. Anesthesia Analgesia
  6. Annals of Surgery
  7. Bone and Joint Journal
  8. British Medical Journal
  9. British Journal of Anaesthesia
  10. British Journal of Dermatology
  11. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  12. British Journal of Psychiatry
  13. British Journal of Radiology
  14. British Journal of Surgery
  15. Cancer
  16. Cancer Cytopathology
  17. Chest
  18. Clinical & Experimental Dermatology
  19. Clinical Chemistry
  20. Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  21. Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research
  22. Contact Dermatitis
  23. Diseases of the colon and Rectum
  24. Fertility & Sterility
  25. Heart
  26. Histopathology
  27. Indian Journal of Clinical Biochemistry
  28. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology
  29. Indian Journal of Hematology & Blood Transfusion
  30. Indian Journal of Microbiology
  31. Indian Journal of Otolaryngology & Head & Neck Surgery
  32. Indian Journal of Surgery
  33. International Journal of Epidemology
  34. International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics India
  35. Journal of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Anesthesia
  36. Journal of Clinical Investigation
  37. Journal of Clinical Oncology
  38. Journal of Investigative Dermatology (The)
  39. Journal of Laryncology and Otology
  40. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry
  41. Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics
  42. Lancet (The)
  43. Medical Teacher
  44. Neurosurgery
  45. Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstractive Surgery
  46. Pediatric Dermatology
  47. Pediatrics
  48. Pharmacological Review
  49. Radiographics
  50. Surgical Laparoscopy Endoscopy and Percutaneous Techniques

2016 E-Journals

2015 E-Journals

Internet Room

Central Library has an Internet Room with most modern multimedia computers, and a dedicated Internet Connectivity through Optic Fibre Connection. Members can use the Internet Room for voice and video conferencing services, and for reading various E-Journal Subscriptions. Internet facility is strictly restricted to academic activities. Only one person will be permitted at a time on a system to use internet.

Reading Rooms

There are separate Reading Rooms for Staff and Students (UG and PG). Members have access to all subscriptions from dailies to annuals, both Medical and non-medical. Various dailies, fortnightlies and monthlies related to current affairs are also available in the Reading Room.

Stack Room

Thousands of Books are available on Loan service to members, subject to the Rules and Regulations as published by the Librarian from time to time.

Reprographic Services

Reference Services with facilities like Photocopy, Scanning and Printing are available. Photocopy facility is restricted to the library documents only.

Inter-library Loan Service

Service is available to departments on request from Heads of the Department.

Working Hours

The normal working hours of the Central Library is from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM. However, the Library will be closed at 1:00 PM on Sundays and at 4:00 PM on Second Saturdays. The library will remain closed on these National and public holidays: Republic Day, Ramzan, Bakrid, Vishu, Good Friday, Easter, May 1, Independence Day, Thiruvonam, Gandhi Jayanthi, Mahanavami and Christmas.

Rules and Regulations

Admission to the library is restricted to members only. Library membership is open to students, teachers, and non teaching staff of Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, teachers and research scholars of Amala Cancer Research Centre and doctors of the Amala hospital, Ayurveda and Homeo, all para medical staff and students. Membership to any other category of users can be given only with the approval of the joint director. On special request, outsiders are also admitted for a short period for reference with permission from the joint director. To become a member, a person has to fill up a prescribed application form and submit it to the librarian. Application of research scholars should be recommended both by the respective research guide and the head of the research centre. Provisional registration will not be considered for library membership. Non-teaching staff of the institution should submit their application to the librarian for membership duly recommended by the concerned HOD. All users should return books borrowed from the Library before they proceed on a long period of leave or get relieved from the institution. Long leave or relieving order will be granted only producing a 'no dues certificate' from the librarian. Members should keep the library informed of any change of address during the period of membership.