Library Facilities

There is a central Library attached to the College having an exhaustive collection of books, Journals and magazines including some of the rarest books in Ayurveda. Abundant collection of CD’s, several journals, magazines, and publications are available in the Library. The Digital Library is attached with internet facilities for the use of students and teaching faculties. In addition to the Central Library, all the departments are provided with department libraries. The J S Ayurveda College central Library is one of the most inclusive learning centers on campus with a rich collection of reference and research material and books.

Library Staff

Sr.No. Name Designation Educational Qualification
1 Natubhai Patel Librarian M.Com. M. Lib & Information Science
2 Ranjanben Sharma Library Clerk Certificate Course in Library and Information Science
3 Jagdishbhai Parmar Attendant B.A.

Library Automation

All the active book collection is updated in the SOUL Library Management Software. The issue and return of books has been activated with the SOUL Library Management Software.

Details of ILMS software

Sr .No Name      of      the      ILMS software Nature     of automation (fully) or partially) Version Year
01 SOUL 2.0- Limited Edition Fully 2.0 2018

Collection

The varied collections of sources include:

Sr. No. Information Total Amount
1. Total Text Books 13426 1287505.94/-
2. Periodicals(2018) 33 60350/-
3. News papers 06 6840/-
4. CD-ROMs 55

List of Periodicals

The periodicals available in the library are:

No Name Type Freq Lang
1 Ancient Science of Life Modern 04 Eng
2 AYU(An Intl Qua Jnl Of Res In Ayu)  Ayu 04 Eng
3 JAIM(Jnl Of Ayurveda&Intergrative Medicine) Ayu 04 Eng
4 IJMR(Indian Jnl Of Medical Research) Modern 12 Eng
5 Neurology India Modern 04 Eng
6 The Jnl Of Obstric And Gynaecology Of India Modern 06 Eng
7 Indian Jnl Of Pharmaceutical Scinene Modern 06 Eng
8 Journal Of Ayurveda Ayu Bio-Mon Eng
9 Yoga And Total Health Ayu 12 Guj
10 Health&Nutrion Modern 12 Eng
11 Ayurveda And All Ayu 4 Eng
12 Bagayat Vikas Ayu 4 Guj
13 Ayurved Vikas Ayu 12 Hindi
14 The Vedant Kesari Ayu 12 Eng
15 Niramaya Ayu 12 Guj
16 Safari Modern 12 Hindi
17 Arogya Ayu 12 Hindi
18 Jnl of Clinical Rheumatology In Ayurveda Ayu 02 Eng
19 Ayurveda Sutra Ayu 04 Eng
20 Ayurveda Mahasamlen Patrika Ayu 12 Eng
21 Vanayu Ayu 04 Guj
22 Aapanu Swasthya Ayu 12 Guj
23 Phytopharm Ayu 12 Eng
24 Swasthya Vatika Ayu 04 Hindi
25 Civil Society Modern 12 Eng
26 Jnl of National Intergrated Medical Association Modern 12 Eng
27 Perfect Health Cariar Ayu 12 Eng
28 IDE(Indian Drug Review) Modern 04 Eng
29 Sadhana Gen 12 Guj
30 Jankalyan Gen 12 Guj

List of News paper

No. News Paper Name Language Amount Rs.
1 Gujarat Samachar Gujarati 1620
2 Divya Bhaskar Gujarati 1620
3 Sandesh Gujarati 1620
4 Naya Padkar Gujarati 360
5 Navgujarat Samay Gujarati 1000
6 Times of India English 1620
Total 7840

Details of Rare Books

Sl No. Name of the books Name of the publishers Name of the authors Number of copies Year of publication
1 The Caraka Samhita Volume 1 Gulabkunverba Ayurvedic Society. Gulabkunverba Ayurvedic Society. 3 1949
2 The Caraka Samhita Volume 2 Gulabkunverba Ayurvedic Society. Gulabkunverba Ayurvedic Society. 3 1949
3 The Caraka Samhita Volume 3 Gulabkunverba Ayurvedic Society. Gulabkunverba Ayurvedic Society. 4 1949
4 The Caraka Samhita Volume 4 Gulabkunverba Ayurvedic Society. Gulabkunverba Ayurvedic Society. 2 1949
5 The Caraka Samhita Volume 5 Gulabkunverba Ayurvedic Society. Gulabkunverba Ayurvedic Society. 6 1949
6 The Caraka Samhita Volume 6 Gulabkunverba Ayurvedic Society. Gulabkunverba Ayurvedic Society. 6 1949
7 Charak samhita Pandwrans jawaji Agnivesh 1 1935
8 Arka prakash Chimanlal iswarprasad maheta, Ahmedabad Rajvaidya Vasudev Sharma 1 1849
9 Narayan pingal(Sodas Karma) Kalia narayan Singhghot Satyavrat Sharma ,Agra 1 1681 Samvat
10 Bhesajya Samhita Gujarat rajya Swsthya Mantralaya Gujarat rajya bheshajya samiti 2 1966
11 Vrundamadhavanaparnama Shiddha yoga Anansashrama mudralaya Ganesh Apte 1 1943
12 Ayurveda nu Amrut Shri Sonal M Parekh Vaidya Prajaram Narottam Raval 2 1974
13 Loha Swarvaswam Chaukhambha Vidhyabhavan Shri Pavni Prsad Sharma 1 1965
14 Anjan Nidana Kaviraj T J Narayan Gujarat Ayurveda Pharmacy 1 1961
15 Tarka Mantram Chaukhambha Vidhyabhavan Jagdish Bhattacharya 1 1965

List of Special Reports

Accession NO Title Publisher Author
SR 1 The Major Causes of Death in Children and Adolescents  in the United States The new England journal of medicine Rebecca M. Cunningham, Maureen A. Walton and Patrick M. Carter
SR 2 The IARC Perspective on Colorectal Cancer Screening The new England journal of medicine Béatrice Lauby‑Secretan, Nadia Vilahur, Franca Bianchini,Neela Guha, and Kurt Straif
SR 3 Potential Public Health Effects of Reducing Nicotine Levels  in Cigarettes in the United State The new England journal of medicine Benjamin J. Apelberg, Shari P. Feirman, Esther Salazar, Catherine G. Corey, Bridget K. Ambrose, Antonio Paredes, Elise Richman, Stephen J. Verzi, Eric D. Vugrin, Nancy S. Brodskyand Brian L. Rostron,
SR 4 A Proactive Response to Prescription Opioid Abuse The new England journal of medicine Robert M. Califf,
Janet Woodcock, and Stephen Ostroff
SR 5 Telehealth The new England journal of medicine V. Tuckson, Margo Edmunds, and Michael L. Hodgkins

Library committee

  • Terms of Reference

Library has to cater to the thrust of knowledge of faculty, research scholars, post graduate and under graduate students and other institutes faculty by providing a wide range of subject material.

  • Membership of the Committee

Sl. No. Name of the Nominee Position Department
1 Prof. Dr. Nayankumar P. Joshi Chair Person Professor, Panchakarma
2 Dr. Krup Vasavda Member Lecturer, Agadatantra
3 Dr. Shruti Vaghela Member Quality Coordinator
4 Dr.Amit Shrivastava Member PG Scholar
5 Mr.Harshit Solanki Member UG Scholar
6 Mr. Natubhai Patel Secretary Librarian

  • Role of Chair Person:
    • To monitor all the updates and functioning of committee.
    • Periodic review of the effectiveness and smooth functioning of the committee
  • Role of Secretary:
    • To supervise the functioning of the committee.
    • To assess and improve the facilities of the library.
  • Role of Committee Members:
    • To consider policy matters regarding Central Library/Departmental libraries including the policy for procurement of books and journals.
    • To look into day to day problems of the Library clientele, Library staff and send recommendations to the concerned authorities.
    • To supervise the allocation and utilization of funds for different departments for purchase of books and journals for the Central and Departmental libraries.
    • To consider and put forward the views of faculty members regarding books/journals selection, ordering process etc.
    • To consider and put forward the views of students and Research Scholars regarding their problems and solutions sought thereof.
    • Co-option of Members:
    • As deemed necessary by the committee.
  • Frequency of Meeting: 
    • Once in a quarter of a year
  • Reports To:
    • Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC)

Library Working Hours

Monday to Saturday : 8.00 am to 5.30 pm
Sunday  : Closed

Library Space-2019

1 Reading Room General- 51*26.6=1356.8 sq.ft
2 Reading Room 25*20.0=0500.0 sq.ft
3 Staff Reading Room 21*18.0=0378.0 sq.ft
4 Stock Room
Store Room
            35*10.5=367.5 sq.ft
             08*16.5=132.0 sq.ft
499.5 sq.ft
5 I.T.Room 24*12.0=0268.0 sq.ft
Total Space Available 3002.3 sq.ft

There is a central Library attached to the College having an exhaustive collection of 12822 books and 33 Journals and magazines including some of the rarest books in Ayurveda. Abundant collection of CD’s, several journals, magazines, publications and helinet facilities are available in the Library. The Digital Library has also attached with internet facilities for the use of students and teaching faculties. In addition to the Central Library, all the departments are provided with department libraries. For our students the J S Ayurveda College central Library is one of the most inclusive learning centers on campus with a rich collection of reference and research material and books.