IIHMR University Library & Documentation Center was dedicated on May 31, 1996 to Dr. D. A. Henderson, renowned for his outstanding contribution to the eradication of smallpox.
The library is spacious, air-conditioned and well-equipped. It is being run according to an open access system. The objective of the library is to provide its users, appropriate and adequate material in a minimum amount of time enabling them to achieve excellence in research, teaching, learning, and community services. It is the first automated library in the state. It is divided into three functional units viz., Technical Unit, Documentation Unit, and Information Unit. The library is being fully computerized and includes: availability of Wi-Fi facility, circulation, web OPAC feature i.e. online public access catalog (OPAC), digital library available through Greenstone software, availability of computers for students to access library resources.
The library collection is mainly focused on Health Management, Hospital Administration, Health Economics and Finance, Public Health, General Management, Management Information Systems, Population, Research Methodology, Sociology, Economics, Rural Management, Pharma Management Computer Science, and also has collection of books of general interest and valuable reference and rare books.