Puttur: Feb: 06: On the occasion of the Diamond Jubilee Celebrations, the Library and Information Centre for PG Studies and Research of St Philomena College, Puttur, organized a One Day National Workshop on the topic ‘Access to E-Resources for Academic and Research Excellence’ on February 1, 2018, in the PG Centre Seminar Hall.
The Chairman, Department of Library and Information Science of the Mangalore University, Dr. Khaisar Muneebulla Khan, inaugurated the workshop and delivered the key note address. He said, ‘Library is the temple of learning. It is responsible for recording, preserving and providing information to the readers.’
The Principal of St Philomena PU College, Rev. Fr. Vijay Lobo, participated as the chief guest. He said, ‘Reading is an essential tool for lifelong learning.’
The Principal of the College, Prof. Leo Noronha, delivered the presidential address. He said, ‘The Library gives an opportunity to acquire new knowledge.’
Ms. Vidyalakshmi and team performed the prayer. The Convener of the Workshop and the Convener of PG Library Advisory Committee, Rev. Fr. Rithesh Rodrigues, welcomed the gathering. The member of the Library Advisory Committee, Mr. Praveen Prakash D’Souza, proposed the vote of thanks. The Librarians of Centre for PG Studies of the College, Mr. Manohara S. G. and Ms. Noothana Kumari M., coordinated the programme. Ms. Poornima S compered the programme.
In the technical sessions, Dr Vasappa Gowda, Selection Grade Librarian, Besant Evening College, Mangalore, spoke on the topic, ‘Basics of Research Methodology – A Guide for the Beginners’. Dr Rekha D. Pai, Associate Professor and Chief Librarian, MIT Manipal Academy of Higher Education, spoke on the topic, ‘Effective use of E-Resources for Academic and Research Development’. The Librarians, Research Scholars, Faculty members and the students of the Library and Information Science of Mangalore University, participated as the delegates.