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Central Digital Library

The Sapthagiri Institute of Physiotherapy Library is well equipped with Medical Books, Physiotherapy Books, Periodicals, CDs, DVDs, Bond volumes, National and International Journals. The Centrally air conditioned and automated library complements the rich learning experience. In the library a separate information Centre with 100 computers having dedicated high speed internet connection is made available.

The College has an excellent library and information centre. Central support services of the institution acts as primary source of information to students, faculty and research scholars. The library has sufficient number of books for reading and reference. Book bank facility is also available for the benefit of needy students. The library subscribes to all important News papers, Magazines, National and International journals on physiotherapy. The library has a digital section where online journals and hundreds of text books are available through Helinet consortium subscribed by Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences. Reprographic facility is available.

The Learning Resource Centre (LRC) – the Central Library, at the heart of the Campus, provides an ideal environment for intellectual inquiry with its multiple Study Spaces, Research Assistance, and Reading, Learning and Instructional Resources. The State-of-the-Art ICT facilities established to provide much-needed services to support excellence in Teaching, Learning, Research, and Extension. The User-focused facilities and services provide seamless access to resources and to evaluate Scholarly information to learn and create new Knowledge. Wi-Fi, Internet access, Electrical plug-in facilities, etc., are provided in all Reading areas and Study Carrels. The Virtual Learning Resource Lab and Study Carrels with Computers in networked environment provide Internet access, Digital Learning Resources and Online access to major E-Journals and E-Books on Physiotherapy, Science and Technology, Management, Health Sciences and Social Sciences available from HELINET Consortia. Institutional Repository (IR), a digital repository of Sapthagiri Institute of Physiotherapy publications provides access/downloading publications, and other homogeneous data/reports and non-traditional reading material. Centrally well-protected Fire alarms and CCTV surveillance technology provide much-needed security. Readers can have coffee/Tea from vending machines kept in Coffee Bar. Qualified, experienced and well trained Library professionals serve the user community with excellence and provide assistance in meeting academic and research information needs.

Library Hours

The Learning Resource Centre is kept open from 9 am to 8 pm on all working days and 9 am to 4 pm on Sundays.

Library Collection

The Learning Resource Centre is having a collection of more than 1,00,000 documents, subscribing about 200 print journals, and providing access to over 10,500 online full- text journals and several abstracting databases. Besides, there are 1000 e-books. The collection consists of Books, Back-volumes of Periodicals.

Users Training and Information Literacy Programs

To sensitize and promote the use of e-resources, learning materials, CD/DVD Databases, information exchange and online access to Internet and web resources, the Library organizes User-focused training Programs on ICT Skills, Research Communication, and Information Management. Topics on research planning, ICTs and E-resources, Internet, E-communication, Discussion forums, Data Analysis packages, citation patterns, thesis/dissertation writing, technical paper writing, e-resources, information search skills, developing materials for scientific presentations, news reporting and editing for press and media are covered for different target groups.


We offer our students the opportunity to learn anywhere and anytime. Access our E-resources from across the world.

Mission and Objectives

To promote knowledge generation and application through effective dissemination to keep all Library users aware on the latest developments in the field of course curriculum and research and its related areas in and around the world.

Within the framework of the Central Library operates with the following objectives:

  • To support the learning process of all the users through provision of knowledge /Information through conventional / non-conventional media.
  • To meet knowledge / Information needs of the students, faculty, and teaching community to support their developmental / programming activities
  • To respond effectively where ever possible, to the knowledge/ information needs of the research and development.
  • To take online classes we use web platforms like Med whiz and Google class rooms where students can easily access the online facilities

Resources available

S.No Particulars Total
1 Medical books 14100
2 Non-Medical books 500
3 Journals subscribed for the year 2020 Indian 2
Foreign 3
4 Back volumes (Journals) 1
5 CD/DVDs 50
6 Dissertation collection 25