INFLIBNET-JSTOR- Forum Trivandrum

In a continuing effort to learn more about the Indian Higher Education Community and for the community to learn about JSTOR, a free regional event will be held on October 9, 2015 at Senate Chamber, University of Kerala jointly by INFLIBNET Centre  and University of Kerala.

This event will benefit Librarians, Library Directors, and Faculty interested in:

  • Strategic Partnerships in higher education in India
  • eBooks
  • Data driven decision making and collection development strategies in India
  • New initiatives at JSTOR


  • Ebook acquisition models
  • Impact of data analysis on collection development for libraries
  • New content and initiatives for research libraries


John Lenahan, Associate Vice President, Institutional Participation and Strategic Partnerships – JSTOR | Portico

Dr. Jagdish Arora, Director – INFLIBNET Centre

Shri P Jayarajan, Library Advisor – Thunchath Ezhuthachan Malayalam University

Registration is free.  For details click here.

Reading Week Celebrations 2014

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വായനാദിനം 2013

കേരളസര്‍വകലാശാല ലൈബ്രറിയുടെ ആഭിമുഖ്യത്തില്‍ ജൂണ്‍ 19 മുതല്‍ 29 വരെ  മലയാളഭാഷ, ഉല്‍പത്തിയും വികാസവും എന്ന വിഷയത്തില്‍ പുസ്തകപ്രദര്‍ശനം സംഘടിപ്പിച്ചിരിക്കുന്നു.  P1010624 P1010626 P1010643 P1010644 programme1 programme

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Prof. Sugathakumari visited Kerala University Library

Prof. Sugathakumari  the eminent Malayalam poetess has been chosen for the prestigious Saraswati Samman 2012 for her poetry collection ‘Manalezhuthu’ (The Writing on the Sand).  An exhibition of publications was conducted by the Kerala University Library from April 22 to May 4,  in honour of Prof.  Sugathakumari.


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Competency Development of University Library Professionals

The Kerala University Library is organizing a two day training programme for the library staff of the University of Kerala on 26th and 27th of March 2013 at the Academic Staff College,  Kariavattom.  The programme is intended to provide an exposure to the emerging information and communication technology tools and techniques in the field of Library and Information

Exhibition on S K Pottekkatt


The Kerala University Library has organized an exhibition of literary works of the famous Malayalam writer S K Pottekatt(14-3-1913 – 6-8-1982)  in connection with his Birth Centenary Celebrations.  He is the author of several novels, short stories, poems, essays, travelogues and a drama.  His biographical novel Oru Desathinte Katha won the Kerala Sahithya Academy Award in 1972, the Kendra Sahithya Academy Award in 1977, and the Jnanpith Award in 1980. The exhibition is open to the public till April 10, 2013.

Kerala University Library launched Eminent Scholar Membership

The Kerala University Library has launched the eminent scholar membership.

Literary critic Dr. P.K. Rajasekharan being issued the first Eminent Scholar Membership of the library by the university Pro-Vice Chancellor Dr. J. Prabhash at the function held in the library hall at 2.30 p.m on 20th November 2012.


National Library Week  Celebrations


20th November 2012  


The University Library Hall


  • Inauguration
  • Releasing of  New Issue of Kerala Index
  • Issue of first membership on Eminent Scholar Category to Dr. P K Rajasekharan

Also arranged

  • Exhibition of rare documents about the Kerala history
  • Poster Competition on the theme  “KERALA UNIVERSITY LIBRARY OF THE FUTURE”
For more details contact the Deputy Librarian-in-charge.