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Govt. College of Nursing, Kozhikode

Medical/Nursing Databases subscribed by Directorate of Medical Education

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The Govt.College of Nursing, Kozhikode, Kerala, India, founded in 1982, is the pioneer institute for nursing education in Kerala. It comes under the Directorate of Medical Education, Government of Kerala and is affiliated to the Kerala University of Health Sciences. The main objective of the college is to render quality nursing education. 

The college has a well-established library spread over an area of 3100 Square feet with comfortable seating arrangements for more than 50 students. The library is equipped with the necessary learning resources to promote research and self-learning. The latest editions of nursing books are procured annually and made available for circulation and reference. The collection comprises 8846 books, including reference, Gift/Complimentary Books. The library has a yearly subscription to 10-15 National and International Journals.

  The Learning Resource Center of the library provides internet and Wi-Fi and access to online databases like ProQuest and Ovid along with other reference services. The library offers automated literature search and remote access to the library through its content management database “”. The website provides access to institutional repositories such as M Sc (N) Dissertations, Content pages of Print journals subscribing to the library, Syllabus of the Courses offered by the institution, Previous Year Question Papers, and College Magazines. The Digital Library provides access to 76 free and open-access e-journals, 153 e-books, and 33 databases.

 Central Library is fully automated using open source integrated library management software “KOHA” and visits to the library are recorded through an electronic Gate register (Inout management system). Books are properly shelved subject-wise as per the DDC Classification scheme.


The Library currently kept open on all the working days, except the government holidays. Monday to Saturday: 10 AM to 5 PM.

Inout Management System:

Automated library inout management system is an electronic alternative to gate register to record the visit (Entry and Exit) of the users of the library

Circulation Counter:

Circulation Section functions from 10am to 5pm on all working days

Renewal is allowed on request for another 14 days.

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PG/Faculty Section:

one copy of the reference books having multiple copies are made available in this section for circulating among faculty and PG students

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Reference Section:

Nearly 1000 reference books of Nursing, Medical and allied subjects are available in this section

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Journal section:

National and international journal are subscribed, displayed  and made available for reference to the users of the library

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Question Papers and syllabus:

Previous year question papers and Syllabus of all the courses offered by the institution are available for reference in this section.

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General Stacks:

6000+ Books are made available in this section for day to day transaction. 

Literature Books:

About 200+ literature books in Malayalam and English are arranged in this section for circulation.

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Gift/Complimentary Books Section:

1000+ Books received as complimentary books are available in this collection for daily circulation.

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