Counselling Code: 274



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 9570 Sq feet and can accommodate 300 users at a time. The Library holds over 3,210 volumes and 834 Titles on dentistry, as well as the basic sciences and selected medical specialties.

Its collection of over 3,210 books and 100 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 20 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 680+ online journals and over 70 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 magazines & newspapers for the benefit of students and faculty.

Library Rules & Regulations

  • Students are allowed to Library only on production of their authorized college ID cards.
  • Readers should not talk or discuss as they may disturb other readers.
  • Reading halls are meant for individual study.
  • Students are not allowed without Apron.
  • Readers should observe strict silence inside the Library.
  • No personal belongings and text books are allowed inside the Library.
  • Using mobile phones is strictly prohibited in the Library premises.
  • Reference books shall not be lent out.
  • Books should handle with care. Marking on the books tearing pages ect are most objectionable and may lead to initiation of stringent disciplinary action on the member.
  • Journal & Magazines are only consultation with in the Library and are not to be taken out the Library premises.
  • Users should obey the Library rules and regulations violation of rules and any act of misbehavior of the Library staff will lead to strong disciplinary action.

Available Resources

  • 3210 Books with 834 Titles
  • 70 print Journals (National & International)
  • 680+ E-Journals

Online Resources

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Services Provided:

  • Study book service &Circulation Service
  • Reference Service
  • Faculty and students to reserve books.
  • User-specific guidance and support regarding their assigned reading materials.
  • Present-day awareness service to faculty members and Students through email
  • Articles and e- resources sent to email and WhatsApp.
  • Book exhibitions and guidance at the library
  • Question Bank service
  • NPTEL e-Learning Facility
  • SMS / E-mail Alerts
  • Print and Reprographic Service
  • Spiral Binding Service
  • Monthly display of new arrivals.
  • Library orientation to fresh members.

Facilities Available:

  • Digital Library
  • Web-OPAC (On-line Public Access Catalogue)
  • Book Section
  • Journal Section
  • Audio-Visual Room
  • UG Students Reading Hall
  • PG Students Reading Hall
  • Faculty Reading Area
  • Photocopying facility in the library is available subject to copyright restrictions.
  • Drinking water
  • Wash room
  • Property counter

Library Statistics

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Total No Of Books 3210
Total No Of Books Titles 834
International Journals 36 (Titles)
National Journals 34 (Titles)
E-consortium 30 (Titles)
Online Journals 680+
Total No Of Back Volumes 2048
Library Timining 09.00 AM To 08.00 PM
Seating Capacity 300 (Ug & Pg)
Library Area 9570 Sq.ft
News Papers 04 No’s
CD’s 772 No’s
Library Softwear Modernlib
Library Automation Enabled


Monday – Friday 09.00 AM to 08.00 PM
Saturday 09.00 Am to 04.00 PM
Sunday Holiday