Library Head

Daw HlaHla Win

B.Sc (Maths), DLS, (Dip. in Global English)


Brief History of the Department

The library of University of Medicine 2,Yangon was established in 1963 at Mingalardon. When the campus was moved to current location at Northokkalapa Township, in 1996, the library was setup on 4th floor of the learning and research building. Internet access at  library has been available for the library users since 2000. The E library Management System was establish in 2014.There are two sources of internet access ADSL and fiber optic lines. Wi-Fi is available starting from March 2020.

The number of reference books available are 355171 in hard copies and 1981in soft copies .The library is electronically linked to the other Medical and allied Universities through Union Catalogue of  Myanmar  Health Science Libraries website. The  postgraduate thesis of medical universities can be accessed via this website  .The staff of  UM2 Library provide assistance and training  for students in  literature  search using the Databases such as Hinari, Pubmed, Highwire and iGroup Databases.


Former Heads





U Thida B.Sc (Maths) (1993-2013)
Daw Mar Mar Aye B.Sc (Physics) (2013-2018)

Aim & objective

  • To maintain existing books, journals, office equipments and other library facilities so as to be in good order and condition
  • To expand the library collection and to continually obtain up-to-date books and journals
  • To catalog books and journals for easy reference
  • To distribute information to all departments regarding acquisition of new books, journals, CD ROM, etc
  • To give service and create an environment conducive to the advancement of medical education

Open : Mondayto Friday – 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Monday  –  9:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Close :  Saturday, Sunday and Gazetted holidays.

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  • 35,000 books,
  • HINARI, AGORA and OARE database from WHO. FAO and UNEP
    There are 40 public computers throughout the University of Medicine 2 Library. These provide access to:
  • Library website
  • Email
  • Internet
  • printing and copying
  • Online course materials
  • Software – Word, Power Point, Excel and Access
  • Health Science Library

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