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Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to determine the data collected from the respondents of the medical and allied colleges in Goa state, with the aim of improving the existing Library an Information Services offered by the medical, dental, nursing, pharmacy, homeopathic and ayurveda colleges in the state.
Methodology: Survey method adopted for the present study. A structured questionnaire was designed keeping the objectives in mind and distributed to the students and faculty members and collected the required primary data. Collected data were analyzed using statistical tools.
Findings: It is clear from the study that, English language is most familiar among the respondents as the percentage of respondents knowing English language is about 99 percent followed by Hindi accounting 95 percent and then Konkani having 81 percent of respondents.Majority of the respondents visit library every day which is followed by the respondents who visit library thrice in a week as their percentage is accordingly around 43 and 20 percent. This indicates that majority of the respondents visit library very frequently.80 percent of the respondents are having satisfaction about the library working hours. Students feel more convenient than faculties with respect to the location of library.