General Information

Since 1997 only a Reading Room was available for the Faculty of Dental Sciences and the Medical Library provided most of the library services for the Dental Staff and students. July 2008 created history when initiative was taken to convert the Reading Room to a full-fledged Library. In August 2009 the library operations were automated and the Dental Library became the ninth Library of UoP Library Network. Opening of the new library building at the Faculty of Dental Sciences was held on 29th of January 2018. The main objective of the Dental Library is to develop a collection of print and non-print materials for the Faculty in Dental Sciences to be a national leader in higher education and research.

The clientele of the Dental Library now comprises the members of the academic staff, Undergraduates, Postgraduates of the Faculty of Dental Sciences.

The dental library houses the collection of books and journals pertaining to Dentistry. The collection comprises of about 2600 books and 08 titles of periodicals. .