The Yenepoya Library was established with the starting of Yenepoya Dental College in 1992. It shifted to the Deralakatte campus in the year 2000 with the starting of the Yenepoya Medical College. Subsequently the Physiotherapy, nursing and Pharmacy sections were also added. It was later upgraded to University Library after the Yenepoya University was formed.
Now it caters to the Medical, Dental, Nursing and Physiotherapy undergraduate and postgraduate students, faculty and research scholars. It also caters to the Pharmacy undergraduate students and faculty members. The library has been automated with integrated library management software, ‘EASYLIB’ and provides access to its collection through Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC).
The Yenepoya Central Library has 2406sq.mtrs area with 480 seating capacity with separate seating place for U.G., P.G., Research Scholars and Faculty. The library has 39,000+ books collections, 300+ subscribed print journals (national and international) and e-resources including full text and the bibliographical online database for health & allied science and other various subjects. The library has fully library automated and Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) provides a search window to the library collection. The Digital Library module enables storing of information in digital form and providing easy access to the resource. The library has a computer lab for access e-resources and e-learning centre for online training and online examination purposes. The library user’s entry tracking through the biometric system.
Total Area of the Library: 2,406.00 sq. meters.
Total Staff: 28 nos
Reading Room facility