Shiraz University of Medical Sciences - SUMS
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Shahid Dastgheib Library

Shahid Dastgheib Library


Shahid Dastgheib Library



On 23 July 1991, Shahid Dastgheib Hospital opened a small library in a15-square-meter space which shelved 20 volumes of books in Persian and 10 ones in English. This library became the foundation for the Hospital’s special library, now located on the first floor and covering a floor space of 80 square meters. The library’s resources are classified according to the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the Library of Congress Classification (LCC) system. The management system that is launched by the Library is a web-based ILS, that is, Koha library software.


Facts and Figures


  • 1450 book titles in Persian (1724 volumes)
  • 474 book titles in English (584 volumes)
  • 87 reference resources
    • 57 volumes in Persian
    • 30 volumes in English
  • 837 e-books
  • E-journals 
  • Online databases 
  • Open access journals
  • 31 educational multimedia resources


2 full-time employees


  • 1 common study area
  • 6  seats
  • 6 tables 
  • 1 computing site with 2 internet accessed computer suites
  • 1 conference hall equipped with 1 video projector, 1 computer suite, and 1 amplifier



  • 1 scanner device
  • 1 printer


Useful Links:

Shahid Dr. Garakani-Nedzad Library

School of Paramedical Sciences Library

School of Pharmacy Library

School of Dentistry Library

School of Management and Medical Information Sciences Library

School of Nursing and Midwifery Library

Avicenna Library

Dr. Behrooz Kazemi Library

Dr. Gharib Library

Daneshjoo Library

Shahid Faghih Library (AKA Chamran Hospital Library)

Ibn-e-Sina Library

Hafez Hospital Library

Dr. Setayesh Library (AKA Khalili Hospital Library)