​​Services

Book Lending Service

All registered users are entitled to borrow two books for a period of 14 days. For further details inquire at the circulation desk for your eligibility.

Reference Service

Reference desk provides a single point of contact to the library patrons for their particular and special information needs like provide citation verification service on request for references with missing bibliographical information and also inform the users regarding the impact factor of the journals.

Remote Access to Online Databases

The online databases can be accessed off-campus wherever the internet can be accessed. You can read, print and download articles and chapters from 8,000 e-journals and 25,000 e-books 24 hours a day, seven days a week anywhere at your convenience. Your access is through your AKU system/windows login username (firstname.lastname) and password through the AKU VPN service.

Indexing of Pakistani Journal Articles

(AKUMEDLIT) Bibliography of Medical Literature of Pakistan an in-house index is accessible through AKU portal via intranet. We have covered all the issues of journals approved by the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) as well as non approved journals which are published regularly or irregularly and recieved by the Aga Khan University Health Sciecnes Library. These received contents are indexed regularly, user may brows these contents through our library webpage.

Information Literacy Sessions

The FHS Library conducts information literacy sessions commonly known as user education for students, faculty and staff, and orientation sessions for all new classes of medical college, School of Nursing and Midwifery (SONAM) and PGME programmes. Users can register for these sessions or walk-in-training for use of the library resources and services.​