Seminar on 'Modern Library Technologies' held
THRISSUR: Modern library technologies should be targeted to provide better services to the library clientele, opined Dr CT Abraham, Associate Dean, Horticulture College, Kerala Agricultural University (KAU).
He was inaugurating the seminar on 'Technology Management in Modern Libraries' jointly organised by the Kerala Library Association (KLA) and the College of Horticulture, KAU on Monday in the university compound.
KLA (Thrissur region) President Dr AT Francis presided over the function and KP Sathian, librarian of the KAU, delivered the keynote address.
C Abdul Razak, former librarian of KAU; VC John, librarian of Thejus Enginnering College, Vellarakkad and PM Biju, librarian of Quilandy Centre of Sanskrit University spoke on the occasion.
Dr P Vijayakumaran Nair, former scientist of Kerala Forest Research Institute (KFRI), Peechi; Vinitha Davies, librarian of St Aloysius College, Elthuruth and N Sarojam, scientist and chief librarian of KFRI were presented theme papers 'Digital Library: A Critical Survey of Packages Available', 'WiFi Networks in Libraries' and 'How to Make Available the Contents of the Journals Subscribed in the Library for Searching in Online', respectively.
KN Vijayalekshmi, librarian of the Govt. Nursing College; PD Anto, Librarian of Prajothi Nikethan College, Pudukkad; EK Mohanlal from Veterinary University; VG Siju of Cochin University; KR Nagarajan, librarian of the Govt. Engineering College, Thrissur; MC Sathi, librarian of Veterinary College, Mannuthy; KA Fincy, librarian from Valappad Grama Panchayath and
VS .Sreedevi, librarian of the Holy Grace Academy, Mala led the discussions.
(Kerala Kowmudi, Janayugam, Times of India Dated 25-10-2012)