Friday, August 20, 2010

Report on State Level Seminar on E-Resources, 13/08/2010

SALIS, Tirunelveli Chapter
One Day State Level Seminar on
13th August’2010, Friday


            We have conducted one day State Level Seminar on “E-Resources”, on 13th August 2010, Friday jointly with SALIS, Tirunelveli Chapter.
            The inaugural function has started with prayer song, followed by welcome address. Srimath Swamiji Sankaranandaji, Administrator, Yathiswari Saravanabhava Priya Ambaji, Secretary blessed the gathering. Smt.M.Malarvizhi, Principal, Shri.A.Esakki, SALIS Treasurer gave the felicitation address. Presidential address was given by Dr.A.Thirumagal,Librarian,M.S.University, Tirunelveli. She emphasized on reading habit & it’s importance. Then, Dr.C.Martin  Arockiyasamy, Librarian, St.Xavier’s College, Tirunelveli has addressed the gathering regarding the importance of organizing State Level Seminar.The participants were library professionals of different arts & engineering colleges in Tamilnadu. Thus, the inaugural function came to an end.
            The resource person for the first session was Smt.C.Hema, Librarian, Madura College, Madurai. The topic of this session was web2.0. She has highlighted about the history of internet, www, web2.0, comparison of  web1.0 & web 2.0, web 2.0 tools, Lib 2.0. The lecture was informative & useful.
            Dr.K.Vinitha,Senior Librarian, National Engineering College, Kovilpati was the resource person for the second technical session, on the topic of  “E-Resources, the order of the day”. She has highlighted about the need, purpose, structure, types, features, and different formats of electronic files, requirements & rules for accessing E-Resources & useful website links for accessing E-Thesis, E-Journals, E-Books, E-Newspapers. The lecture was informative & interactive.
            After the lunch break, third technical session was commenced. The resource person for the session was Dr.C.Martin Arockiyasamy. The topic was “Awareness on E-Resources”. He has highlighted about the E-Resources, 22 types of Electronic formats, 15 kinds of web resources, 3 types of web resources & various open access website links. The lecture was interactive & informative.
            The final session was interaction session. Dr.C.Martin Arockiyasamy has chaired the session. Every participant introduced themselves & gave their feed back of the seminar & opinion about the E-Resources.
            The valedictory function began. Shri.Chermanathan.P, Librarian, Chandy College of Engineering, Tuticorin gave the feedback. In his speech, he has mentioned about the support of our college management & about the seminar. Then, Revered Yathiswari Saravanabhava Priya Ambaji gave away the certificated to all the participants. Thus the seminar came to an end with college song & peace song.

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