LEARNING RESOURCE CENTRE
Learning Resource Centre (LRC), Kozhikode is set up in an area of 1100 Sq ft
inside the Medical College library. The state-of-the-art facility consists
have a Linux based mid-range server, 16 high-end PC workstations with 100
MBPS interconnectivity, and the supporting infrastructure.
The salient highlight of the Learning Resource Centre is the Software
based mirrored CD-jukebox, which can store the contents of hundreds of
medical CDs. Multiple users, utilizing the high-speed interconnectivity
for viewing the visually rich multimedia characteristic of medical
procedures, can then seamlessly browse the contents. CDs are indexed
based on specialized medical topics and can be accessed randomly, with
deep searching facility, based on keywords. The server side application,
forming the crucial portion of the software has been entirely developed
in open source.
A Contactless Smart
Card System, developed by C-DAC, controls the access and usage of the
facility. All the requisite accounting based on terminal usage, utilization
of peripheral resources, etc. is done automatically, with full transparency
high speed Internet connections(2 Mbps) enables
direct Internet access, required for net-based subscriptions such as
Medline, Up-to-Date, etc.
of MD Consult,a family of electronic
information resources that meet the clinical content needs of physicians
and other health care professionals.
We have access to ScienceDirect &
Peripherals such as printer, scanner, photocopier,
CD-Writer, etc. enable users to take copies of the material they find useful
for preparing their study reports.
The comfort systems include the latest
Cassette type air-conditioners, and high quality fittings for a conducive
An on-line UPS and diesel generator ensure uninterrupted operation of