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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
- 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.
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.
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 Science.
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.
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
- Releasing of New Issue of Kerala Index
- Issue of first membership on Eminent Scholar Category to Dr. P K Rajasekharan
- Exhibition of rare documents about the Kerala history
- Poster Competition on the theme “KERALA UNIVERSITY LIBRARY OF THE FUTURE”