Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Welcome to Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) Library

The Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) library was established in 1986 in its present place and less than 100 books were available and very few readers were consulting the facilities and by the passage of time its readers, materials and requirements are being increased manifold. Now the books have increased about 10,000.

The total strength of PIMS was 2451 and which has now become 3241. This includes 568 Nurses, 240 doctors, Paramedics 296, Postgraduate Residents 427, House Officers 168 and 1542 Ancillary Staff .In future the strength will be increased as various new projects like Cardiac Centre, Liver Transplant and Burn Centre are completed. Every day the readers i.e. doctors, Postgraduate Residents complaining about space as they feel discomfort in their peaceful study and only 30-35 readers can be benefited at a time, while we cannot accommodate more than that as in evening and night the readers increase.
The present of library Covered area is about 2000 sq. ft.

Library Collection

At present the collection of books is more the 10000. The number of Reference books on different medical subject are 2000. We have Text Books on all Medical subjects.


Anatomy Physiology
Biochemistry Pharmacology Forensic Medicine
Pathology Community Medicine Medicine Cardiology Surgery
Parasitology ENT EYE Neurosurgery Plastic surgery
Neurology Anesthesia Orthopedics Nephrology Psychiatry
Psychology Immunology Computer Science Aids Genetics
Cancer Radiology Nursing Health Care Urology
Islam & Literature Gastroenterology Pulmonology Dermatology Endocrinology
Infection Disease Rehabilitation Medicine Management Nutrition ATLASES
MCQ’S/USMLE Encyclopedias General Books

List of Foreign Journals

Acta Cytological

American Journal of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine

American Journal of Kidney Diseases

Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery

British Journal of Anesthesia

British Journal of Neurosurgery

British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

British Journal of Surgery

British Journal of Urology Intl.



Journal of American Academy of Dermatology

Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

Journal of American College of Cardiology

Journal of Joint Bone and Joint Surgery

Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry

Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Journal of Rheumatology


Orthopedic Clinics of North America

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Radiological Clinics of North America

Survey of Ophthalmology


Surgical Pathology in 2 Vols

AO Manual of Fracture Management

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

A Multimedia Guide to the Fossil Record

Diagnostic Surgical Pathology

Human Resource Management

Textbook of Critical Care 5th edition

Microbiology in Motion II

MCSE Psychology an introduction 7th Edition

Psychology an Introduction

Cancer Principles and Practice of Oncology


Campbell’s Operative Orthopedic

MIS Source, Mcgraw hill COMPANY

MIS for the Information age extended learning modules

Koss Diagnostic Cytology and its Hostopathologic Bases 5th Edition

Macsween’s Pathology of the Liver 5th Edition

Russell & Rubinstein’s Pathology of tumors of the Nervous System 7th Edition

Education Psychology by John W. Santrock (02 CDS)

Grabb and Smith’s Plastic Surgery

Rockwood & Green’s Fractures in Adults in 2 Vols

Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease

AO Principles of Fracture Management

Checklist of Accompany Clinical Nursing Skills

Greens’s Operative Hand Surgery 5th , 2005

Periodontology for the Dental Hygienist 3rd, 2007

Campbell-Walsh Urology 9th, 2007

Soft Tissue Tumors

Interventional Cardiology

Surgery of the Ear 5TH ed.


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