The Library of Chongqing Medical University covers a total building area of 33,800 square meters with more than 4,592 reading seats. The library is composed of two parts: Yuanjiagang Campus library and Jinyun Campus library with an area of 13,000 and 20,800 square meters respectively. The total collection of the library amounts to 6,278,600 volumes with 1,987,600 volumes of printed books and 4,291,000 volumes of e-books, including a variety of books and periodicals of natural sciences and social sciences covering all academic fields of Chongqing Medical University. Abundant with books in medical fields, the library has formed a collection system with books in medical and biological sciences as the dominant component and books in humanistic and social sciences as the supplementary component. So far, the library has subscribed 72 domestic and international databases, including CNKI, WanFang Data, Chaoxing, Elseiver, Springer, etc. Moreover, it also has the library collection database and cloud service system for electronic documents.
The library provides an open service in book lending, collecting and reading, in which the weekly opening time of its reading room is 94 hours. It offers various kinds of services including book reading and lending, reference consulting, inter-library loan, document delivery, information retrieval, sci-tech novelty retrieval, user-training, document duplicating, etc. Libraries in two campuses have achieved interlibrary borrowing and returning, has and boast a favorable environment in network infrastructure and computer hardware, sophisticated automated management and operation system as well as full WIiFi coverage. Readers can access to various digital resources through wireless or wired network, enjoying mobile learning with library's self-service kiosks. Electronic resources are 24-hour available to both faculties and students.