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Avicenna Library


Avicenna Library


Avicenna Library is dedicated to providing essential scientific resources in keeping with the overall vision, mission and programs of SUMS School of Health. Its services are tailored to ensure the continuous acquisition, preservation, retrieval, and dissemination of healthcare-related knowledge. To this end, the materials are grouped into eight categories consistent with the academic programs of the School, namely Videlicet, Epidemiology, Nutrition, Occupational Health, Environmental Health, Public Health, Health Education, and Aging and Medical Entomology. The library's collection spans a wide range of subjects, including epidemiology, nutrition sciences, occupational health, environmental health, public health, health education and promotion, aging health, gerontology, and medical entomology.


Facts and Figures


  • 6634 book titles in Persian (10392 volumes)
  • 3012 book titles in English (3752 volumes)
  • 1052 thesis dissertations
    • 1042 in Persian
    • 10 in English
  • 240 reference book titles (300 volumes)
    • 155 titles in Persian (180 volumes)
    • 85 titles in English (120 volumes)
  • E-journals 
  • Online databases 
  • Open access journals



  • 1 common study area
  • 45 seats
  • 21 tables (seven 4-6 seat and 15 single-seat tables)
  • 2 computer labs (1 dedicated to undergraduate students and 1 to graduate ones)
  • 3 computer systems for searching the library’s collections


Opening Hours

Saturday – Wednesday 7:30 am – 15:30 pm



School of Health, Avicenna Library

Shiraz University of Medical Sciences

Razi Ave., Shiraz, Iran

P.O. Box: 71645-111




Tel.: +98(713) 7251001 - 284

Fax: +98(713) 7276585


Useful Links:

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Dr. Gharib Library

Daneshjoo Library

Shahid Dastgheib Library

Shahid Faghih Library (AKA Chamran Hospital Library)

Ibn-e-Sina Library

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Dr. Setayesh Library (AKA Khalili Hospital Library)