Mangalore: St Agnes Centre for PG Studies Celebrates 'Librarian's Day'

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Daijiworld Media Network - Mangalore

Mangalore, Aug 12: St Agnes Centre for Postgraduate Studies and Research Centre, here celebrated 'Librarian's Day' in commemoration of Padmashri Dr S R Ranganathan's 119th birth anniversary.

The resource person of the day, Dr Gopalkumar, librarian of Goa University, said that librarians play a pivotal role in rendering efficient services to the user community through print and electronic resources.

He added that librarians are catalysts in providing the information to its clients. He demonstrated end note software and its application in preparing bibliographical references for all kinds of reading materials. He highlighted information literacy and how librarians provide information to the user community in a very meticulous way.

Chief librarian Dr S T Sudha expressed in her keynote address that Padmashri Dr S R Ranganathan (1892-1972) was a visionary and an institution in himself who earned accolades around the world for his in depth knowledge and development of library science education in India. She expressed that user in her philosophy is supreme and library and information professionals in the country should take all possible steps, both intellectual and technological, so as to provide services to users efficiently and effectively.

PG co-ordinator Sr Marie Evelyn stated that a library is a learning laboratory which enables the user community to become information literates which in turn helps them in enhancing knowledge.

Principal Dr Sr Prem D’Souza, in her presidential address stressed on how librarians are playing a crucial role in rendering invaluable services to user community. She appealed the gathering to use the library resources for enhancing knowledge through information.

Dr Vishala B K, PG librarian welcomed the gathering. Kavitha, assistant librarian, proposed the vote of thanks while Amrith Kiran compered the programme.

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  • Manoj Kumar K, Ahmedabad

    Thu, Sep 29 2011

    It is glad to note that St Agnes Centre for PG Studies Centre celebrated Librarian's Day to remember and salute great Dr. S R Ranganathan. Congrats to Dr Vishala nad her team. Compliments to Dr. Gopakumar for igniting the minds
    Manoj Kumar K
    INFLIBNET Centre, Ahmedabad.

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  • karthik, salem

    Tue, Sep 6 2011

    this program is very nice congragulation from st agnes

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  • Amrith Kiran, Mangalore

    Mon, Aug 22 2011

    Congrats ma'am .... and thanks a lot for organizing such an informative session for us. It was indeed very useful :)

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  • Dr. Mahesh D.Horakeri, Hubli

    Wed, Aug 17 2011

    Hi Dr. Vishal,
    Hearty Congratulations to you and your team, I saw your function photographs and through this function created lot of awareness among the readers.

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  • Dr. Geralyn Pinto, Mangalore

    Tue, Aug 16 2011

    Congratulations, Vishala!As a member of the audience, let me tell you that it was a great learning experience. Many sincere thanks to you and Dr Gopalkumar for bringing e-resources to our 'doorstep'. You score a perfect ten!

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  • Dr Gopakumar V, Panaji, Goa

    Sun, Aug 14 2011

    Congratulations to the library team @St Agnes, Mangalore. They are doing a wonderful job. It was a meticulously organized function. Other academic institutions can follow their footsteps. All the best for St Agnes team!

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  • Sr. Marie Prem,

    Sat, Aug 13 2011

    Well done Dr. Vishala the programme was well arranged. Thank you. Principal

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  • Dr Khaisar M Khan, Nadapadav

    Sat, Aug 13 2011

    Hearty congratulations to all Library professionals.Specially Dr Sudha the Dynamic and ever energetic Dr Vishala and ALL THE LIBRARY TEAM.You all are making the profession of librarianship GREAT and RESPCTFUL.MY BEST WISHES

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  • Janet D Cunha, Mumbai

    Fri, Aug 12 2011

    Congratulations to all the library staff. Its a great team. You deserve the very best. Dr. Sudha and Dr. Vishala have been pillars of the library. My salutations to you all. Janet

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