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Library and Information Science

Activities

 

Seminar / Conference / Workshop organized

    1. Organised two days UGC sponsored national level seminar on “Strategic Information Management in the Digital Era” during 26 and 27th March 2009 with additional financial assistance of Rs.30,000/- and 20,000/- from DESIDOC, New Delhi and ICSSR, Hyderabad.

    2. Organised two days UGC sponsored national level workshop on “Open Source Software for LIS Professionals” during 5 and 6th March 2010 with additional financial assistance of Rs.40,000/- and Rs.10,000/- from GOETHE Institute, Chennai and ICSSR, Hyderabad

    3. Organised one day national level seminar on “Developing Utilization based Public Library System in Digital Environment: Challenges and Opportunities” on 24th March 2010 with additional financial assistance of Rs.1,00,000/- from Directorate of Public Library, Chennai [RRRLF].

    4. Organised two days UGC sponsored national level seminar on “Redefining the Role of Libraries in the Digital Era” during 11 and 12th March 2011.

    5. Organised two days UGC-SAP sponsored national level seminar on “Scientometrics and Informetrics” during 9 and 10th March 2012 with additional financial assistance of Rs.30,000/- from ICSSR, Hyderabad.

    6. Organised two days UGC – SAP sponsored national workshop on “Application of Qualitative Indicators for the Excellence of Scholarly Communication” on 8th & 9th March 2013 with financial assistance of Rs.60,000/- from UGC SAP grants.

    7. Organised two days UGC sponsored national Seminar on “Application of Quantitative and Qualitative Indicators for Effective Information Management in Academic Libraries” on 28th & 29th March 2014 with financial assistance of Rs.60,000/- from UGC Unassigned grants.

    8. Organised two days UGC SAP sponsored National Seminar on “Advancement of Science through Scientometrics” on 27th and 28th March 2015.

Co-Curricular, Extracurricular and Extension Activities
  • User Education Programme to the students of Annamalai University.
  • Training to Public Librarians in and around Cuddalore District.
  • Library Utility Awareness Programme to the School students in and around Chidambaram
  • Environmental Awareness Programme by the student NSS Volunteers of our department.

Research Projects : 3

 

S.No

Title of the Project

Funding Agency

Duration of the Project

Total Outlay
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    1.

Information Literacy for  LIS  Professionals in the Universities  of  TamilNadu (ILLISPUT): A Model

Coordinator:  Dr. M. Nagarajan

UGC

2009-2011

3,97,200/-

    2.

Scientometric Study: Research productivity in Science in the Universities of Tamil Nadu

Coordinator:  Dr. M. Nagarajan

UGC SAP

2011-2016

29,00,000

    3.

Bilingual Electronic Dictionary of Library and Information Science

Coordinator:  Dr. L.N. Umadevi

UGC

2013-2015

5,03,600

 

Extension Activities:

1. Conducted User Education Programme to the students of Annamalai University. on 8th January 2009.

2. Conducted Library Utility Awareness Programme to the School students of in and around Chidambaram on 17th August 2010.

3. Health and Hygienic Awareness Programme by the student NSS Volunteers of our department. 4. Medical camp

5. Blood Donoation Camp

6. Environmental Awareness Programme

7. Library User Education Programme

8. Community Development Programmes

9. Practical classes are engaged in groups.

10. Manual discussion was made with students and notes are given.

11. Lectures on other topics will be organized in near future as a confidence building measure amongst the students

12. Invite experts and distinguished alumnus from different fields of library science to deliver special lectures.

13. Celebrated Library Week function of our department.

Extracurricular Activities:

1. Our student NSS volunteers attended 7 days NSS Special Camp at Chettikulam, Cuddalore District between 29-2-12 and 6-3-12.

2. Our student NSS volunteers [27th NSS Unit] conducted Save Earth Awareness Programme [Tree Plantation] at our University Campus on 21st August 2012.

3. Our student NSS volunteers [27th NSS Unit] attended Plastic Awareness Rally on 10-9-2012.

4. Our student NSS volunteers [27th NSS Unit] attended International Coastal Clean-Up Rally on 15-9-2012.

5. Our student NSS volunteers attended 15th All India Inter University National Integration Youth Camp at Jai Narayanan Vyas University, Jodhpur between 23rd and 27th December 2012.

6. Our student NSS volunteers [27th NSS Unit] Counted the Hundial Collection of Govindaraja Temple, Chidambaram on 23rd January 2013 on the request of temple trustee.

7. Our student NSS volunteers organised Blood Donation Camp at Rajah Muthai Medical College and Hospital on 26-01-2013 in connection with Republic Day Celebrations.

8. Our student NSS volunteers attended 7 days NSS Special Camp at Perampattu, Cuddalore District between 04-03-2013 and 10-03-2013.

9. Our student NSS volunteers [27th NSS Unit] cleanup Process at Elamaiakinar Temple Kulam, Chidambarm on 3rd August 2013.

10. Our student NSS volunteers [27th NSS Unit] attended one day coastal cleanup Process at silver beach at Cuddalore

11. Our student NSS volunteers attended 7 days NSS Special Camp at Perampattu, Cuddalore District between 15-03-2014 to 21-03-2014.

12. Our student NSS volunteers [27th NSS Unit] conducted International Peace Day Programme [Human Chain] at University Campus on 22nd September 2014.

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