The library continues to be an essential component of Institute’s research and treatment mission. Its two wings, Hospital library and Research library cater to the need of Scientists, Clinicians, DNB students, Research scholars, Post graduate summer fellows, and technical staffs of the Institute and also extends its facilities to other institutions, universities, college students and individuals. In support of the Institute’s research and patient care, the library provides users with a broad range of information services with its collection of books (both online and print), periodicals, electronics products and online journals.
During the year Library received fund from DST and set up one Computer Workstation with one Server and Six nodes. A separate room was allotted for it. The work station is functioning successfully.The Library CHITTARANJAN NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE has been in existence since the establishment of the Institute. The library is conducive for long hours of study. The library is well equipped with conventional resources, as well as technology based information services.
The library follows open access system and the books are arranged using Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) scheme. Card catalogues/indexes are provided for manual search, Journals and book database is available on On-line Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) for electronic search through computer terminals.
To collect, organize & disseminate printed & digital information
To provide information to the users.
To develop knowledge house.
To create and update a comprehensive database of cancer literature.