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About Library


The Medical College Library came into existence along with the Medical College Baroda in the year 1949. The current Library of Medical College Baroda, Dr.Thakorbhai V. Patel Library is housed in two floors of a separate building in the college campus since the year 1990.

It has provisions for separate reading halls and rooms for Undergraduate and postgraduate students and separate reading rooms for faculty members including new hall of reading room near school of physiotherapy in college campus.

A) Layout and floor area:
Layout and Floor Area: 1364.22sq .mts + 1926.00sq.mts (New) = 3290.22sq.mts.

B) Reading Rooms
For U.G: One big Hall: - 270 + 90 (New) = 360
For P.G: One Hall: - 20 + 60 (New) = 80
For Staff room: - 10 + 10 (New) = 20
Total capacity: 460
Computer: One Computer room with 15 nodes

(C) Working Hours: The library functions as under
(I) 9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. all working days
Monday to Friday.
(II) 9.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. on Saturday.
(III) Reading room for students is open 24 hours.
(D) No. of Shift : One
(E) No. of Book : 37,869

(F) No. of Journals with back Numbers in the central library: 14505
(i) Indian : 3,206
(ii) Foreign : 11,299

(G) No. of Books Purchased during last Three years

2013 -14 -1,125 books
2014-15 - 1,126 books
2015-16 - 1,301 books

(H) System of cataloguing: Modified classified Catalogue code

Ancillary Facilities

The library is well equipped with audiovisual aids, Television, Digital Video player, Photocopying facilities. It also has a separate air-conditioned computer room for students and faculty with 12 computers with broadband internet facilities. Undergraduate, postgraduate students and faculty can access online journals that are subscribed by the college through the computers and internet facility provided by the library. Internet facility and access to online journals is extended to all departmental library computers via a server from the library premises.

Virtual Library (E-resources)

No. of E-Journals Subscribed in Virtual Library

Virtual Library: (Subscription Available through JaypeeDigital)

                 E-books                       2,877

                 E -Journals                  More than 400 Free Access Journals  

                 Videos                         3,000

E Library through VPN (Virtual Private Network):  http://www.medicalcollegebaroda.remotexs.in

The Medical College Library is inclusive of a Virtual Library with a subscription of Online Journals and E Books. The journals are available through the e-resources

1.      http://www.jaypeedigital.com

2.      http://www.mdconsult.com

3.      http://www.springerlink.com

4.      http://www.nml.ermed.in

5.      http://www.ovidsp.ovid.com






Mrs. R. R. Chandratre

Head clerk

Mrs. B. S. Chokshi


S. M. Barot

Library Assistant

K. G. Brahmbhatt


P. J. Tadvi


C. C. Solanki


M. N. Shaikh


N. J. Harijan

Details of Facilities available

Room for copying facilities                      




Computer lab for reading e journals and E Books




Air-conditioned Computer room            



Library advisory committee

The library advisory committee works under the supervision of the Dean, Medical College Baroda.
It comprises of the following members.



Name of Faculty

Post & Department

Mobile No


Dr. V. S. Mazumdar

Professor & Head - Preventive & Social Medicine



Dr. Shoyeb Shaikh

Professor & Head- Dentistry



Dr. Rupal V. Dosi

Additional Professor Medicine



Dr. Pradnya  A. Gokhale

Professor -  Physiology



Dr. Neeta J. Kanani

Assistant Professor - Pharmacology.




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