Saturday, August 20, 2011

UGC Sponsored National Conference: OAMII 2011

Our Library and Information Centre is organising UGC Sponsored National Conference on Open Access Movement in the Age of Innovation and ICT (OAMII) : Trends, Challenges and Opportunities. The two-day conference is scheduled on 2nd-3rd December, 2011 in our College premises.


-Role of Library and Information Professionals in Open Access -Movement (OAM)
-Role of Open Access Resources in Research and Innovations
-Marketing of Open Access (OA) Information Resources: Issues and Challenges
-Case Studies on OA Initiatives in Indian Libraries/Academic Institutes
-Commercial Sources of Information Vs. OA Sources of Information
-Intellectual Property Rights Law issues related to OA sources
-Academic Writing and OAM
-Indian Contributions to OAM and Scholarly Literature
-Technology involved in OA initiatives
-OA Resources, OA Models, OA Publishing, OA Archives, OA Self Archiving
-OA Initiatives Worldwide
-Open Institutional Repositories and Indian Open Access Repositories
-Plagiarism and Open Access Sources of Information
-Book Trade Vs OAM

Important Dates:

- Submission of abstract: 20-09-2011
- Confirmation of acceptance: 25-09-2011
- Submission of Fulltext paper
along with Registration form & fees: 30-09-2011
- Last date of registration: 25-11-2011
(Strictly, no paper will be entertained after the last date of submission)

We are going to bring out Conference Proceedings (with ISBN). We request you to contribute your research papers on the said theme and sub-themes. Please post your abstract/paper to

Log on to to Download the complete brochure (and Registration Form) of the event. For more details of the event log on to

For any queries

Mr. Santosh C. Hulagabali || Organising Secretary || Cell: 99874 28147
Mrs. Vaishali V. Vaiday || Assistant Librarian || Cell: 98330 03450

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

UK Teacher Visits Our Library

Ms. Helena Martin, of Willesborough Junior School, Ashford, Kent UK, visited our Library on 17th August, 2011. She is in our institute under the Faculty Exchange Programme. Ms. Helen liked our Library very much. She writes in our Visitor's Register, " Very well resourced Library..welcoming and encouraging for the students".

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Blood Donation Camp in Our Library

The NSS wing and Library of our College organised Blood Donation Camp on 11-08-2011. We got an excellent response from our Students. Around 155 students donated their blood for the special cause. We thank each one of our donaor for joining in the event and making it successful.

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

IQAC Meeting

This time the IQAC meeting was attended by high-profile members and faculty. The MLA of this locality Mr. Yogesh Sagar, solicitor Mr. Mehta and the faculty members of IQAC were present in the meeting.

The prime issues related to community help and financial aid to poor and meritorious students were discussed. Every quaterly the IQAC meeting will be held in the college.

New Borrower's Cards

The Library started issuing new borrower's cards to students and faculty. This time the cards have been printed on PVC cards (like PAN card) with the imported printer. Thanks to UGC for the funds to go for such a printer.

The response for the new cards have been overwhelming. The Library staff's efforts must be appreciated for the splendid job.

Workshop on 'Application of Web.2.0 in Libraries'

The one day workshop on 'Application of Web.2.0 in Libraries' was held in SNDT's Doshi College, Ghatkopar, Mumbai on 23-06-2011. Librarian Mr. Santosh C. Hualagabali was invited as Resource Person to deliver a lecture on 'Application on Web 2.0 in Library and Information Centres'. Around twenty five Librarians were participated in the workshop.