A fully equipped library with subscriptions to all significant journals complements the classroom learnings.


Vinayaka Missions Kirupananda Variyar Medical College Library is the fruit of the vision of a great visionary Sri Dr.A. Shanmugasundaramthe Founder Chancellor of Vinayaka Missions Research Foundation (Deemed to be University). A large collection of Medical sciences books and Journals gathered over a period of 28 years rich study reference material. As of 2020 the Library equipped with collection of books classified under “Universal Decimal Classification”, 119 National and International Print Journals, 5088 online Journals. For ready references 377 copies of dissertations are available in physical copies. They have also been uploaded in the “Shodhganga” Reservoir. A Book bank is being function efficiently as part of the Library. A Separate “Archives” Section is availablecontaining, old editions of books, ancient Indian medicine manuscripts and back issues of Journals which are preserved for ready reference.A large area provided apart in the library, to enable students to study with their own books. This can be seated upto 150 Students.Aware of the need for accessory maximum knowledge in a quickertime by utilizing modern technology our library provides free access more than 363 DVDs and 1932 online Journals.Our Digital Library is indeed a show piece. In addition, two internet Labs with over 42 computers systems are available for use by students (UG/PG) and faculty at free of cost.

Digital Library

The Digital Library contains an extensive collection of educational videos, CD Rom’s and DVD’s etc. There are facilities for individual as well as for small groups to watch video material. The Digital Library is open during normal Library hours and the library staff will coordinate with the users.


Library has facilities such as Campesi-lib software and OPAC (Online Access Catalogue) which is used by students & faculty for search of books by title/ author name etc. All the work related to issue and return has been computerized. All books are bar-coded. Campesi-lib is a totally integrated software package encompassing all aspects of library management. This software covers all areas within the preview of the Campesi-lib for efficient Information Management and at the same time provides a precious tool to all its members to have access to these resources at fingertips. Modules / Features of Campesi-lib • Cataloging • Barcode enabled Issue return • OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) 5. Web OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) facility is made available through Campus i-Lib Library management Software to know the bibliographical details about the collection. One separate node is made available in the Central Library for OPAC facility. And as it is a Web OPAC, user from any location can search the library collection. Search by giving Title, Author, and domain can be carried out. 6. Security of resources is ensured through a system of checking at the exit point for all resources borrowed by the users. Visitors are also required to sign, noting the time of entry and exit. CCTV cameras are installed in the library for strict surveillance.

Library Working hours

Week days : 08.00 -12 midnight Sunday & other holidays : 9am -2.30pm

Reference Service

The Library staff at the reference and Information Desk will be able to provide information on library services and basic assistance with catalogue usage, database, and general reference works etc. Admission to the library is restricted to members of the othercollege, but can be permitted to access library resources may do so with the permission of the Dean. Central library resources the right to refuse entry without explanation.

Reprographic Service (Photo Copying)

Photo copying services (xerox) are located inside of the central library. Copyright regulations must be observed at all times.