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 collections 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 Mahavidyalaya 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 13527 1292315.94/-
2. Periodicals(2018) 25 46000/-
3. News papers 05 6840/-
4. CD-ROMs 55

List of Periodicals

The periodicals available in the library are:

No Name Type Frequency Language
1 Ancient Science of Life Modern 04 Eng
2 AYU (An Intl Qua Jnl Of Res In Ayu)  Ayu 04 Eng
3 IJMR(Indian Jnl Of  Medical Research) Modern 12 Eng
4 Journal Of Ayurveda(English) Ayu 04 Eng
5 Ayurveda Sutra Ayu 12 Eng
6 Yoga And Total Health Ayu 12 Guj
7 Ayurveda Mahasamelan Patrika Ayu 12 Eng
8 Bagayat Vikas Ayu 03 Guj
9 Ayurved Vikas (Hindi) Ayu 12 Hindi
10 The Vedant Kesari Ayu 12 Eng
11 Niramaya Ayu 12 Guj
12 Arogya Ayu 12 Hindi
13 Neurology India Ayu 06 Eng
14 IDR(Indian Drug Review) Modern 06 Eng
15 Journal Of Ayush,  Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani Homeopathy Modern 03 Eng
16 Journal Of AYUSH Medicine &Research Ayu 02 Eng
17 Indian Journal Of Pharmaceutical Science Ayu 06 Eng
18 Journal Of Research In Ayurvedic Science Ayu 04 Eng
19 Journal Of Drug Research and Ayurvedic Sci Ayu 04 Eng
20 Vanayu Ayu 04 Guj
21 Safari Gen 12 Guj
22 Jankalyan Gen 12 Guj
23 Journal Of Ayurveda case Report Ayu 06 Eng
24 Rishi Amrit Gen 06 Guj
25 Shree Ram Krishna Jyot Gen 06 Guj

List of Manuscripts

Sl No. Title of Manuscript
1 Vaghbhattalankar
2 Vaidyajeevan
3 Nadi Pariksha
4 Nadi Pariksha tatha Mutra Pariksha
5 Rasendra Mangal
6 Rasendra Mangal
7 Kalajnana Adi
8 Kalajnana Adi
9 Vaidyajeevan
10 Nadi pariksha vaidyaka sarodhar gata
11 Nadi Pariksha tatha Mutra Pariksha
12 Nadi Pariksha
13 Nadi Pariksha Mutra Pariksha Jihva pariksha
14 Old manuscript related to daivavyapashrya chikitsa
15 Hand written testimony and patients record of Vaidhya Bhailalbhai Nathabhai
16 Shusruta Samhita (apoorna)- Shareersthan Maatra
17 Shusruta Samhita (apoorna)- Shareersthan Maatra (Colour)

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 Times of India English 1620
Total 6840

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
16 Purush Vichay Gujarat Ayurved Uni Vinayak Thakar 1
17 Hindustan No Vaidhraj Sastu sahitya Pustak Shankar das 1
18 Bhagvad Gomandal Bhagvad Sinh Bhagvad Sinh 9
19 Loha Sarswam Chaukhamba Vidyabhavan Pavaniprasad Sharma 1
20 Bhishaka siddha Chaukhamba Bharti Acadamy Ramanath Dwivedi 1
21 Ghar Vaidyu Kashturchand Sheth Jathashankar Trivedi 1

Total

49

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
SR 6 Epidemiologic Signatures in Cancer The new England journal of medicine Kathleen P. Hartnett, Ph.D. et al.
SR 7 Syndromic Surveillance for E-Cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use–Associated Lung Injury The new England journal of medicine Muthiah Vaduganathan, M.D., M.P.H., Orly Vardeny, Pharm.D., Thomas Michel, M.D., Ph.D., John J.V. McMurray, M.D., Marc A. Pfeffer, M.D., Ph.D., and Scott D. Solomon, M.D.
SR 8 Renin–Angiotensin–Aldosterone System Inhibitors in Patients with Covid-19 The new England journal of medicine Muthiah Vaduganathan, M.D., M.P.H., Orly Vardeny, Pharm.D., Thomas Michel, M.D., Ph.D., John J.V. McMurray, M.D., Marc A. Pfeffer, M.D., Ph.D., and Scott D. Solomon, M.D.
SR 9 Challenges of “Return to Work” in an Ongoing Pandemic The new England journal of medicine Mark Barnes, J.D., LL.M., and Paul E. Sax, M.D.
SR 10 Wildfires, Global Climate Change, and Human Health The new England journal of medicine Rongbin Xu, M.B., B.S., Pei Yu, M.B., B.S., Michael J. Abramson, M.B., B.S., Ph.D., Fay H. Johnston, B.M., B.S., Ph.D., Jonathan M. Samet, M.D., Michelle L. Bell, Ph.D., Andy Haines, M.B., B.S., M.D., Kristie L. Ebi, Ph.D., M.P.H., Shanshan Li, M.D., Ph.D., and Yuming Guo, M.D., Ph.D.
SR 11 Rapid Scaling Up of Covid-19 Diagnostic Testing in the United States — The NIH RADx Initiative The new England journal of medicine Bruce J. Tromberg, Ph.D., Tara A. Schwetz, Ph.D., Eliseo J. Pérez‑Stable, M.D., Richard J. Hodes, M.D., Richard P. Woychik, Ph.D., Rick A. Bright, Ph.D., Rachael L. Fleurence, Ph.D., and Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.

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 institute’s faculty by providing a wide range of subject material.

  • Membership of the Committee

Sl. No. Name of the Nominee Position Department
1 Prof. Dr. Rutu Patel Chair Person Professor, Kaumarbhritya
2 Dr. Krup Vasavda Member Reader, Agadatantra
3 Dr. Dhaval Dholakiya Member Reader, Kayachikitsa
4 Dr. Bharat Hadiya Member PG Scholar
5 Mr. Harshit Solanki Member UG Scholar
6 Mr. Natubhai Patel Member, 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-2020

1 Reading Room General-

51*26.6=1356.8 sq.ft

2 Reading Room

25*20.0=0500.0 sq.ft

3 Stock Room
Store Room

35*10.5=367.5 sq.ft

08*16.5=132.0 sq.ft

499.5 sq.ft

4 I.T.Room 1

24*12.0=0268.0 sq.ft

5 I.T.Room 2

21*18.0=0378.0 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.