The Department of Library Services of Christian Medical College was established in early 1960’s and thus serve the medical community. Serving the varied needs of our readers efficiently is the main objective of this department. The library functions in two different location. The Dodd Memorial Library at the Hospital campus and the Gault Library in the College campus at Bagayam.
The collections support all programs taught and the research activities carried out at CMC by housing a number of collections in various formats to suit all needs. Reference materials, multimedia collections, on line electronic databases, journals both print and online, bound volumes of journals, a state of the art library Management system and professional staff have been dedicated to ensure an efficient and supportive learning environment to all.
The library uses the National Library of Medicine Classification (NLM) for Medical Books and the Library of Congress classification (LC) for General books for stack arrangements. Resources could be searched using the library Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC). The library portal includes access to full-text electronic journals databases, a collection of e books, Abstracts of the Thesis, the Institutional Repositories and other web-based portals and links.