Institute’s library has been catering to the needs of the scientists and staff. Apart from the institute’s staff, library is being used by the JRF, SRF, short term trainees, summer trainees, Ph.D students. Library provides the services like Lending, References Services, Xerox Service, Interlibrary loan and Science Citation Analysis Service from NISCAIR. Institutional library has a rich book-bank covering diverse subject. During the current financial year library accumulated more than 70 books in the field of Oncology, Cyto-pathology, Genetics, Molecular Biology, Gynecology, and Statistics making the total collection to 1368 and total holdings of the bound volumes about 1300. Institute subscribes 20 reputed journals (17 International, 3 National) like Cancer, Cancer Research, International journal of Cancer, Nature, Lancet, Lancet Oncology, JNCI, American J of Epidemiology, & Papilloma Virus Report. Library has acquired the institutional membership to National Medical Library (NML), New Delhi and provides the membership to its staff. Scientists and students are extensively using the journal collection (current and retrospective) of NML.
After shifting to the new campus, the modern furniture’s and fixtures like individual reading desks and journal display racks have been installed to serve the library users more effectively. In the process of modernization, library introduced the free/open access to internet service to its users by installing several computers in the library.
ICPO is linked with ICMR’s JCCC which links various libraries across all the ICMR institutes and provides access to printed- and hard-copies of over 500 journals being subscribed by the ICMR. In addition, following journals are being subscribed in printed form by the ICPO: