Library - IIHMR Bangalore - Institute of Health Management Research, Bangalore (IIHMR)

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Library – IIHMR Bangalore

Resource Centre For Health & Hospital Management

Library of IIHMR Banagalore is a Central place for Academics, Knowledge Acquisition and Research activities. It has a rich collection of books, periodicals, dissertations, Project reports, Faculty Publications, and Case Studies; the Collection also includes E-resources from leading Databases. Such as ProQuest, EBSCO Host and J-Gate. The Library has a unique collection of publications in various fields such as Health Management, Hospital Management, Health Information Technology, Health Economics, Finance and Accounts, Biostatistics, Leadership, Public Health, Management Information Systems, Population Sciences and Health Informatics, Information Technology. Also, the collection of training Materials, Handbooks, Manuals, Reports, and Conference Proceedings are available. The Library has a collection of more than 5100 volumes including textbooks, reference books, training manuals, reports and conference proceedings. In addition, it has more than 800 student Theses & Dissertation, 16 National and International journals, 10 Magazines and 10 Newspapers in various languages. The IIHMR Bangalore Library is now open access for its users and an integrates with KOHA software along with OPAC Facility.

Library Services

IIHMR – Bangalore library provides the following services

1.News Paper Clipping Service:
IIHMR-B Library provides email alerts news in the field of Health, hospital, HIT, Demography, Management, Health sector to all the Library users daily. IIHMR, Bangalore Library alerts users weekly regarding List of research articles appeared in journals, edited books, conference, seminars on health Management studies and related disciplines.

2. Reprographic Service:
Photocopy: Photocopies of available literature are provided for academic use. Photocopy in the library that provides the service at @ 1 Rupee per page for A4 size copy.

Printing: Printing facility is available for records searched from the Internet for academic, research purpose only at a nominal cost of @ 1 Rupee per page. Articles from J-Gate will provide outside scholar s at a nominal cost of @ 5 Rupees per page

3. Information & Reference:
We offer the following services to meet the information needs:

Reference Assistance:
Library provides in-person assistance at a designated Information or reference desk. Providing reference help in the library is often the most effective way of getting your questions answered. Please dont hesitate to ask the librarian for help in locating materials, using the computerized catalogues and databases, or for information about library services.

Telephone Reference and Electronic Reference services:
We answer questions over the telephone and also answer questions submitted through the e-mail. This method is usually best for factual or directory type questions, certain other types of questions may be best answered in person.

1.Issue of books/Journals/Magazines (Faculty)

  • Faculty can borrow maximum ten books at a time for a period of one month.
  • Can be extended for next 30 Days.
  • Journals and Magazines will be issued on overnight period basis

2.Issue of books/Journals/Magazines (Research Officer/Staffs)

  • Research Officers and Staffs can borrow Maximum five books at a time for a period of one month.
  • Can be extended for next 30 Days.
  • Journals and Magazines will be issued on overnight period basis

3. Issue of Books (Students).

  • A student can borrow only four books at a time for a period of one week.
  • It can be extended for next one week. In case Students fails to return the books on time, then student should pay Rs. 5/- (Five Rupees Only) per day for overdue.
  • Students will be responsible for any kind of damages and loss of books or other items issued. They will be required to recover all costs associated with repair/replacement of such items.
  • Lose of the Library Books should be reported to the Library Staff Immediately in writing.
  • At the end of the academic year, all students have to return the Library books/Materials borrowed and take a No Due certificate from the Library before leaving the Institute.

Type of UserItemsPeriod
Faculty10 Books30 Days
2 PeriodicalsOvernight
Research Officer’s5 Books30 Days
2 PeriodicalsOvernight
Staff’s5 Books30 Days
2 PeriodicalsOvernight
Students4 Books7 Days
2 PeriodicalsOvernight

General Library Rules:

  • All students and staff of the Institute are members of the Library.
  • Marking, underlining or writing on library books, periodicals, and newspapers is strictly forbidden.
  • The librarian may call for a book at any time, even if the normal period of loan has not expired.
  • Books taken from the shelf should be left on the study table and no effort should be made to relocate these books.
  • The members should take good care of library furnishings and equipment. Make sure the library looks as good when you leave as it did when you came in.
  • Drink and food are not allowed in the Library.
  • Library computers are for academic purpose only. Do not tamper with the computer settings. Follow the internet safety guidelines.
  • Strict order and silence shall be maintained in the library and speak softly if needed.
  • Do not use a mobile phone inside the Library.
  • Personal books are not allowed inside the Library.
  • Issued books are not allowed inside the Library.
  • Mandatory to produce the Institute ID Card for Issue and Renewal of books.

Library Timings

Library Timings are as follows:
Monday- Saturday 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
– 2nd& 4th Saturday and all Sundays & Closed Holidays
Issue/Return Timings : Monday- Saturday 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM

Library Management Committee has been constituted at Institute Level. The following are the Chairperson and Committee Members.

1Mr. Gowthamghosh BLMC-Chairperson
2Mr. Suresh Babu BKLMC-Member Secretary
3Dr. Gyan Chandra KashyapLMC-Member
4Mr. Mrinmoy Roy  LMC-Member
5Dr. Deepashree M RLMC-Member
6Dr. Kritika Sarkar(PGDM -2020-22) Student RepresentativeLMC-Member
7Mr. Abinav Kumar (PGDM-2020-22) Student RepresentativeLMC-Member
8Ms. Pallavi Sharma (PGDM-2021-23) Student RepresentativeLMC-Member
9Ms. Saniya Arote (PGDM-2021-23)- Student RepresentativeLMC-Member
10Ms. Rosalin V (PGDM-2021-23)- Student RepresentativeLMC-Member

Responsibilities of the committee are as follows:

  • Advises and reviews Library policies for instruction, resources, services and the facility
  • Discusses budgetary issues for books, journals, online databases etc.
  • Advice regarding Library services, especially innovation for the campus community.
  • Ensure the Library is connected with and supports the Institute academic, research and training programs.
  • This committee shall meet as often as possible but at least once in a quarterly / case-specific for discussion and review

Library Statistics Description

SL. No.Specific ItemsTOTAL
5Journals Back Volumes686
6Theses & Dissertations800+
7Electronic Database: J-Gate Plus1
8E-Book Database: EBSCOHOST & ProQuest2

Print Resources
International Journals

  • Health economics, policy & law (Q)
  • Journal of Management (BM)
  • Journal of Public Health Policy (Q)
  • Population Studies: A Journal of Demography (TA)
  • Journal of Hospital Ethics (JOHE) (TA)
  • World Hospital and Health Service (Q)

National Journals

  • Indian Journal of Community Medicine (Q)
  • Indian Journal of Public Health (Q)
  • Annals of Tropical Medicine & Public Health (BM)
  • Journal of Health Management (Q)
  • International Journal of Research Foundation of Hospital and Health Care Administration (BA)
  • Indian Journal of Hospital Administration (BA)
  • International Journal of Advanced Medical and Health Research (BA)


  • Medical equipment & automation
  • E-health magazine
  • Health & nutrition
  • Economic and political weekly
  • The week
  • Medgate today
  • Express healthcare management
  • Business world
  • Inno health
  • India today

News Papers

  • The Hindu
  • The Times of India
  • Deccan Herald
  • The Economic Times
  • The New Indian Express
  • Bangalore Mirror
  • Prajavani (Kannada)
  • Rajasthan Patrika (Hindi)
  • Sakshi (Telugu)
Library Staff

Suresh Babu BK
Designation: Librarian
Qualification: MLISC, B.Ed, MA, UGC-NET, K-SET
Experience: 10 years

Contact Us

Librarian: Phone(s) 080 6113 3800 Extn-810, E-mail:

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