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About Library
The Library of Bapuji Dental College & Hospital was set up in the year 1979 and has since been upgraded with the latest of all information catering to the needs of all specialties of dentistry. The beauty of this library is that if a student has to get his seminar or dissertation done; the library has all the facilities required – information in the form of books and journals, internet for surfing, print out facility and even spiral or thermal binding is done within the walls of the library itself. The student can go out of the library with the binded book in his hand.

The library is divided into various sections having a total of 15,827 sq.ft area. It has a reading room; where students can read their own books. The main library has a seating capacity of about 300; which is very well ventilated and illuminated even in case of power-cuts.

The under-graduate section is separated from the post-graduate section respecting their separate needs for space and concentration required. The library has a Audio-Visual room which is stacked with VCR, TV, Audio-Video Cassettes; which is very instrumental for the overall growth of student. Every Department can utilize the Audio-Visual room turn-wise. Besides these, there are separate rooms for acquisition purpose, lamination and spiral binding too.

The students have the opportunity of browsing the internet from 9 am to 11 pm and there is a separate section with LCD screens for medline search. The details of the specification with regard to internet, medline systems have been enclosed (10 Systems).

The library has 10 internet systems and 4 Medline systems.The library also has a scanner section thereby providing all the basic needs any student would require to complete his project or thesis.

Timings
The timings of the library are from 9 am to 11 pm; on general holidays it is open from 9 am to 1 pm. The library is open throughout the year except for four days.

The library also boasts of students and faculty from all over India visiting the library for additional reference work. It is just a free service for all; all that they have to get is a recommendation letter from their head of Institution.
 
Library statistics
I. The current resources in the Library includes
(Reference Books & Text Books)
6917 Books
II. Subscription of Journals for the year 2008
 
International
69
National
05




Contact information :-
The Librarian
Tel : 91-8192-220575, 220579, Ext – 371 to 373
E-mail: rgurushanthappa@sify.com
Fax: 91-8192-220578