Working programs on each study subject have list of obliged educational – methodical literature and additional literature for the more profound studying discipline is also supplied. Providing with study and educational methodical literature is from 0, 5 up to 1 and additional literature from 0, 5 up to 0, 7.
Average provision with study and educational – methodical literature is 29, 7. During the training students can widely use scientific literature (book), its supply is 47, 9. The common library square is 2500 m².
The library fund is 506722 units, including 332634 scientific editions, 279235 educational editions and 20921 university issues. Reading rooms get 287 periodicals. The library fund is specialized and includes 85 % of scientific, educational, medical reference books, 15 % of social – humanitarian, art and other literature. The library has 4 specialized reading halls with 252 seats.
The maintenance of library fund is available through the net of catalogues and card files: Electronic catalogue (since 1991) is accessible in both local regime of the library and «Internet», also by means of traditional catalogues: Althabetical, Regular (Systematic), Subject the MD and PhD BSMU thesis catalogues etc.
The library has electronic catalogue in order to open the whole content of the library fund and get fast access to it.
There are biomedical and universal electronic databases in the library: Russian medicine, State Central Scientific Medical Fund, Medline National USA Library etc. With the aid of Russian Fundamental Innovation Fund and the state program «Scientific electronic library» the telecommunication access to native and foreign databases: EBSCO, Springer, Elsevier, Kluwer, Academic Press and so on.
Educational process supply
In the preclinical period, active study in chemical and physical laboratories, the work with macro – and microbiological preparations, animal experiments are carried out.
here are 3 phantom classes in nursing chair. These classes are founded with the aim of mastering and consolidating students practical skills in the preclinical period. The students of medical specialties are trained in manipulating techniques by using imaginary training apparatus.
Preclinical course of phantom training is compulsory before working in clinics. Phantom classes rigged with unique equipments which allow to model different traumatological and surgical operations have been organized in traumatological and orthopaedic chairs. Business games and experiments of the bones osteosynthesis stability are carried out in phantom classes. Phantom simulators are used in order to take possession of medical and reanimation technique in pathophysiologic («Animated Vanya»), anaesthesiologic and reanimatologic chairs (5 simulators). 3 dentical chairs (orthopaedic, therapeutic, surgical stomatology) have phantom classes where students in preclinical period master different methods of treatment, preparation technique, filling, endodontic treatments, taking a cast of smth., making a prosthetic appliance, extraction of teeth, splinting and so on. Some clinical chairs are equipped with educational laboratories provided with toolkit, the diagnostic and medical tools for practical skills study (diagnostic manipulations, anesthesia methods, intensive therapy).