Bapuji Central Library
MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING (MOU) AGREEMENT REACHED BETWEEN SRI BALAJI VIDYAPEETH DEEMED TO BE UNIVERSITY WITH MADRAS LIBRARY ASSOCIATION (MALA)
Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth Deemed to be University signed an agreement with Madras Library Association (MALA) dated 31st day of January 2020 for the period of two years from the year 2020 and 2021 and the Agreement may be renewed upon its expiry, with the agreement of both partners. The main objective of the agreement is to create general awareness especially among medical students and research scholars on the benefit of using books and library resources.
Orientation and Training programme on Proquest Databases
Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth Deemed to be University organized one-day orientation and Training Programme on How to use Proquest Databases for the benefit of faculty, Research Scholars and Students on 23.10.2019 between 2.30 pm to 4 pm at Moulana Abul kalam Azad seminar hall, Ground floor of the Bapuji central library.
Dr.V.R. Rajan, Chief Librarian, SBV, Pondicherry welcomed the Gathering and introduced Mr. Lakshmikanth, A. Manager (South) Proquest Databases firms.
The Proquest Manager explained and highlighted some important points one by one namely How to use Proquest Databases, Best Practices of searches, Best Practices of Research Citations/References, my Research Tools, and Thesaurus. More than 50 Participants from our faculty, Researchers, students from MGMCRI, Dental, and Nursing participated.
Finally, the Training Programme came to an end with a Vote of thanks by Dr. K. Thandavamoorthy, Deputy Librarian, MGMCRI, SBV, Pondicherry
LIBRARY EXTENSION ACTIVITIES
Bapuji Central library has organized three National workshops and Prof.Dr. S.R. Ranaganathan birthday in association with the Madras Library Association (MALA, Chennai) for the benefit of the faculty, Librarians, Student and Researchers during the years 2018 & 2019 as given detailed below:
- One day National workshop on Dspace and WordPress: A Comprehensive\ Hands-on Training held at Digital Library, Bapuji central Library, SBV, Pondicherry dated 19th May 2018
- One day National Workshop on Developing Institutional Repository for Preserving and Archiving Digital Collection held at Digital Library, Central Library, SBV, Pondicherry dated 05.01.2019
- S.R. Ranganathan’s 127th Birthday celebration cum workshop on “Plagiarism check and use of Bibliographic Softwares”: A Comprehensive Hands-on Training: Five Credit Points awarded by Digital Library, Bapuji Central Library, SBV campus, Pondicherry on 9th August 2019.
- S.R. Ranganathan’s 128th Birth Anniversary of Dr.S.R. Ranganathan and Librarian day through online webinar via YouTube meeting dated 09.08.2020.Prof.Monorama Srinath, Former Head of the Department, University of Madras delivered the keynote address on that occasion. Prof. S. Parathasarathy, Former Director, INSDOC, and Dr. Siva Chidambaram, Librarian, NIT, Trichy respectively delivered the special address
- S.R.Ranaganathan 129th Birth Anniversary of Dr.S.R. Ranganathan and Librarian day through online webinar via zoom meeting dated 09.08.2021. Prof. Ramesh Babu, Former Head of the Department, University of Madras delivered the keynote address on that occasion. Dr. M. Natarajan, Ex Scientist in charge, INSDOC delivered the special address.