Wednesday, February 18, 2009

RGUHS to Develop Model Library Soon

RGUHS registrar Sachidananda described the library as an abode of goddess Saraswathi. He was addressing the gathering at JJM Medical college in Davanagere, after inaugurating a two-day annual conference of librarians of Karnataka medical library association (KMLA-2009).

The event was organised by KMLA in association with Bapuji Educational Association's health science institutions, Davanagere and RGUHS, Bangalore.

He said that the library is important to any institute and reflects the quality of that organization. RGUHS will develop a model library of its own soon after the university's building is constructed. The university will extend all support to establish libraries at all the colleges under the RGUHS, he assured.

Sitting MLA and chairman of JJM Medical college Shamanur Shivashankarappa who presided over the event said that the management has been spending Rs 1.5 crore every year for the JJMMC library and converted it into a digital one. Principal H R Chandrashekhar, director H Gurupadappa, treasurer of BEA A C Jauanna spoke on the occasion.

Two senior librarians, Nagappa and Karisiddappa, were honoured on the occasion, in recognition of their yeoman service in the field of library science.

JJMMC chief librarian P S Mahesh, KMLA secretary Venkatesh, with 150 librarians hailing from different colleges of the state, including allopathy, ayurvedic, homeopathic, Unani, Yoga and naturopathy, nursing, dental colleges attended the meeting.


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