Siriraj Medical Library
Siriraj Medical Library is the oldest medical library in Thailand, houses the largest collection of medical and public health books and periodicals in Thailand. The Royal Medical School was founded on the Siriraj Hospital site by the decree of King Rama V in 1890 (B.E.2433) and the Siriraj Library was established soon after, in 1897 (B.E.2440), in the main building of the Medical School.
In 1977 (B.E.2520), all staff in the Library transferred to the Library Division under the Mahidol University Rector’s Office. In 1986 (B.E.2529), at the direction of the Ministry of University Affairs, the Library Center became a separate institution of Mahidol University. At the same time, Siriraj Medical Library and its staff became the most part of the newly-created Mahidol University Library and Information Center (MULIC), Central Library located at the Salaya Campus.
Siriraj Medical Library collects data in clinical and tropical medicine, biomedical sciences and its core elements, dentistry, public health and basic sciences including molecular biology, microbiology, virology, pharmacology, genetics, cell biology, neurobiology, and biochemistry. The collection consists of approximately 113,275 (English 73,236, Thai 40,039) volumes.
Students can access books through Mahidol Library Card, and lease period for general book is 2 weeks. Renewals are also accepted.
SiML offers Library Information Services which have a digital library system (e-journal and e-text book) to use searching via intranet, internat and Virtual Private Network (VPN). They also offers other services like Copy, print and scan, searching ISBN, audiovisual services, student study area, and meeting rooms. They also counsel the new students about the various facilities available with them. Students can access unlimited internet and computer usage free of cost.
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Working Time: 08.30am – 20.00pm all days.