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A Well equipped Library is a reflection of an institution's commitment to education and research. Library is a major participant in all Sankara Nethralaya activities. It strives with Topical Displays/Bibliographical updates and Current awareness services according to the events and topics of the academic nature.

As the fifth Law of 'Library Science' says, "Library is a growing organism", along with Sankara Nethralaya, three more Libraries have been established at Elite School of Optometry – Chennai within Sankara Nethralaya - HRD and Aditya Birla Sankara Nethralaya – Kolkata Library with collection of Optometry / Culture / Education and Religion books and journals.

The Library at Sankara Nethralaya has over 4850 books on Ophthalmology and Visual Science besides texts in General Medicine. Other educational aids include audio cassettes and DVD and CD ROMs. The Hospital also subscribes to over 30 National and International scientific journals and has facility to access journals Online through various publishers.

Other facilities include:

  • Over 4500 reprints
  • Over 500 Audio Cassettes
  • Over 600 DVD and DD Roms
  • Over 800 Slide Folders
  • Instrument Manuals
  • Computer facility with CD-ROM titles for interactive teaching and training.
  • FRCS Books / Handouts / Major Reviews from survey of Ophthalmology / Seminars & Conference Papers / Theses / Special studies and Research Papers with Slide Presentations
  • Publications of Sankara Nethralaya for the last three decades
  • In-house Journals of Agam, Eyelights & Insight.

One Professional Librarian and library staff manage the Library

  • Mr. Shankar Kumar. A
  • Mr. Arivu Muthu. G

The Library team headed by

  • Dr Bhaskaran M
Our Partner in Ophthalmic Research