ERMED Consortium

Electronic Resources in Medicine (ERMED-India) Consortium, Managed by National Medical Library, New Delhi, India
An initiative of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MOH & FW), Government of India
Document Delivery Services
provided by
National Medical Library
Reprography Service
Photocopies of available literature are provided for personal use. A private photocopying operator has been installed in the library who provides the service at nominal rate. Presently it is Rs. 1 per page for A4 size copy, Rs 3 for A3 size copy, Rs 2.20 for B4 size copy, and Rs. 1.70 for full size copy. The request for photocopies from outstation must accompany payment @ Re 1/- per page by crossed Indian Postal Order/Bank Draft drawn in favour of Director General of Health Services payable at New Delhi. Single copies of each reference only are provided for personal use of the applicant. Multiple copies will not be provided.
 
Lending Service
Borrowing of books is allowed to registered members only. All doctors and teachers working in government hospitals and medical colleges in Delhi / NCR can become borrowing members. Private practitioners who are residents of Delhi / NCR can also become borrowing member by depositing a refundable security deposit of Rs. 5000/-. Only one book is issued at a time for 14 days.
 
Reference and Consultation Service
The library remains open on 359 days of the year and beyond normal office hours (09:30-20:00 hrs during March-October and 09:30-19:00 hrs during November-February), Saturday, Sunday and Holidays library open from 09:30-18:00 hrs. Membership / no dues will be issued on weekdays (Monday to Fridays) 09:30 a.m. to 05:30 p.m.
 It provides free access to all HS professionals for reference and consultation. It is one of the heavily used libraries in New Delhi. Over 200 users including PG students, teachers, research scholars, practicing doctors / surgeons, health administrators, drug manufacturers, pharmacists visit the library everyday.
Library also receives a number of reference queries and provides quick reference service on telephone.