E-Medical Library Launched
E-Medical Library Launched5/5/2015
The Ministry of Health launched today at the Ministry’s headquarters the electronic medical library under the patronage of H.E. Dr. Ahmed Mohammed al-Saidi, Minister of Health, with attendance of number of the Ministry’s undersecretaries, as well as senior officials.
The E-medical library aims at providing the electronic resources that enhancing the scientific, clinical and research capacities of the health institution’s staff and students.
It is one of the biggest medical libraries in the region, contains state-of-the-art in the medical and health fields, as well as a lot of electronic resources like; books and journals of the most internationally well-known publishers.
The Ministry of Health has provided this E-library for its staff, especially doctors, nurses and others in order to access to all the updates in their specialties through the electronic resources by the health and medical references, books and periodicals via the E-Medical Library Portal.
“The new technologies have contributed to change the old concept of libraries, as well as the workers in the field of libraries. Where the library became a learning center and the librarian became an information specialist. Their roles had changed to keep pace with the technical and informatics developments”, Abdullah al-Raqadi, Director General of Information Technology in his welcoming speech said.