CPSP Library

Learning Resource Centre

To assist researchers and students during the process of literature search, a decision was taken by the authorities of CPSP in 2003 to establish a Learning Resources Centre, which would serve as a gateway to useful information available on the international online databases and archives. The staff designated at the LRC ensures that the best possible information available online is provided to its members with respect to their area of research or study. The LRC Department especially provides support point for members who are carrying out research, or writing their synopsis or dissertations.


  • Digital Library - WWW.digitallibrary.edu.pk/collegeofps.html
  • Printed local journals
  • Dissertations – available dissertations submitted to CPSP from 2000-2007
  • Audiovisual materials
  • CD's of Dissertations
  • Video Tapes
  • Audio Tapes of Journals


LRC department offers weekly membership for accessing dissertations that are in LRC collection. Membership fee is Rs. 175 - per week.


Monday to Thursday: 08:30 AM to 05:00 PM

Daily Lunch break: 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM

Re-Open : 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM

Friday : 08:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Lunch & Juma Prayer Break : 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM

Re-Open : 01:30 PM to 05:00 PM

Saturday : 08:30 AM to 01:00 PM

Sunday : Holiday


  • Printing and photocopying 3 Rs/ per page
  • Free Access to internet
  • Free Access to online databases
  • Free Bibliographic services offered by LRC department
    • Checking and improving bibliographical citations for FCPS synopsis/Research Protocol and also giving suggestions for improvement.
    • Providing services for synopsis and dissertations through mail or e-mail to Regional Centers.
    • Providing services for synopsis and dissertations through mail or e-mail to Individuals.
  • The LRC department is working on creating and maintaining the following
    • Index of dissertations.
      • The last cumulative index of dissertations of passed candidates from 1967-2000 was published in 2003
    • Medical Literature Indexing Services in Pakistan (MEDLIP)
      • This is an index of articles from journals recommended by the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PM & DC). It provides considerable assistance to researchers and authors in their literature search. The first edition was published in 1995 covering the period from 1991 to 1993; a later edition was published in 2004.

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