The library of RVS Dental College and Hospital, one of the best among various dental institutions in southern India, which offers timely, accurate and current information to users for education, teaching and research. With an objective to acquire, manage, and disseminate health sciences information to students, faculty and research scholars, the library has been renovated, which spreads over 8600 Sq feet and can accommodate 350 users at a time. The Library holds over 5,000 volumes on dentistry, as well as the basic sciences and selected medical specialties.
Its collection of over 3,000 books and 200 bound journal volumes date back to the mid-1900s and are international in scope. In order to provide an appropriate and comfortable environment and for individual and group study, the central library has been equipped with a separate reading hall, undergraduate and postgraduate sections, faculty reading area, a separate audio-visual room and a state of art computer lab with over 25 computers.
The central library is equipped with Barcode Integration system to deal with the library management in the institution. It also offers scanning and photocopying services for the student community members and the other visitors. The library is subscribing more than 200 online journals and over 80 print journals to support the scholarly and informational needs of the institution. The Wi-Fi internet network facility has been also provided by the library for accessing to e-journals/e-books though out the campus. The library provides access to more than 30 print magazines and newspapers for the benefit of students and faculty.