Programmes organized for the Academic Year 2021-2022
National Library Day organized by the Library Club and NDLI Club
The National Library Day was celebrated on 12th August 2021 to commemorate the birth of Dr. S.R. Ranganathan, the father of Indian Library Science. The Library club in collaboration with NDLI club organized Inter departmental competitions for the Students from Forenoon and Afternoon sessions.
Nearly 200 students were participated in these online events. An invite was prepared for registration through whatsapp group and the link was posted to register their names. A rule book was prepared and sent to the registered participants and received their consent by 11th August, 2021.
A valedictory function was conducted on 4th September, 2021 in the Library Convention Hall.
NEW SERVICES LAUNCHED IN THE CENTRAL LIBRARY
The Central Library organized three new services for the benefit of the staff and students.
A.JOURNEY TO LEARN LANGUAGES-SPOKEN LANGUAGE
A First new service: Journey To Learn Languages-Spoken Language for the students has been launched on 4/10/2021. Six words in a week – Six Languages - the daily expressions displayed in the white board for both Forenoon and Afternoon College students.
The Second new service – WIFI GARDEN has been launched on 05/10/2021.The library has been facilitated with WIFI and this facility has been extended to the staff and students during internet issues to attend the online classes. Electrical Point provision is also made available. An open air reading also known as GREEN LIBRARY presently WI-FI GARDEN. Wi-Fi user id and password are given to the users on request
C.TALKING COMPUTER-(AUDIO BOOKS)
The Third new service – Talking Computer (Audio books) has been launched on 08/10/2021 to the staff and students. One PC is exclusively made available in the internet section. Head phones would be provided to listen to the audio books. Link will also be shared to the whatsapp group of the staff and students on request.
The whole idea is to make the Library an inviting place for the students to make use of all the facilities available in the Library and also to become habitual users of the Library.
LIBRARY WEEK CELEBRATIONS FROM 14th – 21th NOVEMBER, 2021 ORGANIZED BY THE LIBRARY CLUB AND NDLI CLUB
Travel down the Memory Lane Reminiscing Childhood
The Library week celebration was conducted from 14th - 21th November, 2021 as REMINISCENCE’21 to commemorate the birth of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of independent India who was a lover of roses and books. The Library club and NDLI club colloborately organized inter departmental competitions for both Forenoon and Afternoon College students. The following were the four online events and the respective resource persons adjudged the events:
Name and Designation of the Resource person adjudged the event
LE TALE AVEC FANTAISIE - Story Writing
Mrs. Pahlavi Mustafa
PG& Research, Department of English(FN)
FUNKY FASHIONISTAS - Cosplay
Mrs.Ayesha Arif Zinna,
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology(FN)
PIXELED MEMOIR - Reel Making
Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science (AN)
VOICE OF NOSTALGIA – Open Mic
Department of English(FN)
Key Note Address
Dr.(Mrs.) Amthul Azeez
Associate Professor & HOD
Post Graduate & Research Department of Zoology.
Nearly 150 students were participated in these online events. An invite was prepared for registration through whatsapp group and the link was posted to register their names. A rule book was prepared and sent to the registered participants and received their consent by 10th of November 2021.
A valedictory function was conducted on 6th December 2021 in the Library Convention Hall. The programme started by invoking the blessings of the Almighty by Ms. Ume Kulsum, Library Secretary, Department of Computer Science. Thahira Naseeruddin, Head and Librarian welcomed the gathering. She thanked the Management, Principal Vice-Principal of both FN & AN College and the A.O (C) for their encouragement. She motivated the students to take part in all the competitions to improve their skills.
The report on the REMINISCENCE’21 was proposed by Ms.Shabnam, Library Secretary, Department of Psychology. Prizes were distributed to the judges for the respective event and winners by the Principal Dr. Shanaz Ahamed, Dr. Amthul Azeez, Vice-Principal, Forenoon College, Dr. Firdouse Jahan, Vice-Principal, Afternoon College and Mrs.Matheena Fasi, Administrative Officer. The Organizing Secretaries were honoured with a certificate for their whole hearted support rendered towards this journey. Vote of thanks was proposed by Ms. Ume Kulsum, Library Secretary, Department of Computer Science.
PROGRAMMES ORGANIZED DURING 2020-2021-COVID-19: ONLINE EVENTS
E-Quiz on the topic “Information Sources and Research Methodology” was conducted for mixed group of participant’s viz. like students, research scholars, academicians from Tamil Nadu and other states and Universities including our students. Nearly 1600 E-certificates were generated.
Webinar on the topic “Applying for Government and Non-Government Research Projects” was organized in collaboration with MRCC for the staff of the College from 11am to 1pm on 9th June 2020. Dr. Amilan, Professor and Head, Department of Commerce, Pondicherry Central University, Karaikal Campus was the Resource Person.
“LIBRARY WEEK CELEBRATIONS-LIBFEST’ 21: ONLINE EVENTS.
“LIBFEST’ 21 Library week celebrations “LIBFEST 21” was celebrated from 6th March to 20th March 2021.
Webinar on the topic “Importance of Spoken English for Slow Learners” was organized on 6th March 2021.
Webinar on the topic “Importance of Spoken English for Slow Learners” was organized on 13th March 2021.
Webinaron the topic “Soft Skills and Personality Development” was organized on 20th March 2021.
Webinar on “Evolution of Libraries” was organized on 1st May 2021 from 11 am to12 noon to commemorate the World Heritage Day-April 18.
Programmes organized for the Academic Year 2019-2020
Hands on Training on MS-OFFICE & INTERNET and EXPOSURE TO WEB RESOURCES have been conducted for the students of both Fore Noon Session (1.00 to 02.00 p.m.) and After Noon Session (12.00 noon to 01.00 p.m).
An Orientation Programme was organized on “National Digital Library Resources” for both Fore Noon College students from (11.30 am to 01.00 p.m) and After Noon College students (4pm to 5.30p.m) on 12/02/2020. Dr.A.Hariharan, Former President, Society for the Advancement of Library and Information Science(SALIS) was the Resource Person.
“LIBRARY WEEK CELEBRATIONS-LIBFEST’ 20
Library week celebrations “LIBFEST 20” is being celebrated from 9thmarch to 12th March 2020. Quiz programme for the students for both the sessions, Quiz programme, competition for the Non-Teaching staff and Scribbling Chart competition for the Teaching staff were conducted.
PROJECT UNDER TAKEN DURING 2019-2020
The books for House of Collection – Special Book Bank brought from M/S.Nirlon Group,Mumbai by our Chairman, S.I.E.Trust.
Nearly 483 books in the newly established book bank consists of Rare, Reference, Art, Architecture, Paintings, Arabic, Persian, French, German, Italian, Latin, Hebrew, Spanish, Japanese and Chinese have been entered in this software.
Programme organized for the Academic Year 2018-2019
Hands on Training on MS-OFFICE & INTERNET and EXPOSURE TO WEB RESOURCES have been conducted for the students of both Fore Noon Session (1.00 to 02.00 p.m.) and After Noon Session (12.00 noon to 01.00 p.m ).
PROJECT UNDER TAKEN DURING 2017-2018
A special book bank also known as House of Collection- a special section was established in the Library with rare collections not available in any Library of Chennai City. A closed access system has been followed for these books.
Nearly,11,905 books are brought from New Delhi by our Chairman Mr. Moosa Raza, IAS (Retd) and Chairman, S.I.E.Trust, a scholar and a oratious reader and authored many books.
This project has been started by appointing four data entry operators on wages basis. It took four months to complete the work.
Name of the ILMS software – BOOK COLLECTORZ
Programmes organized for the Academic Year 2016-2017
A presentation on RFID Technology towards modernization was organized on 27th October 2016 in the Library Reading Room.
One day National Seminar on the “Innovative and Best Practices in Academic Libraries in the Digital Era” on 26th August 2017 with professional collaboration with Society for the Advancement of Library and Information Science (SALIS) in the Golden Jubilee Seminar Hall.
Programme organized for the Academic Year 2015-2016
One day National Seminar on the topic “Research Publication and Evaluation: Writing Research Papers, Citation Analysis and Anti – Plagiarism” conducted on 7th November 2015 in collaboration with Society for the Advancement of Library and Information Science (SALIS) in the College Auditorium.