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St Agnes College (Autonomous) celebrates Librarians Day

St Agnes College Autonomous celebrates Librarians Day
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Mangaluru: St Agnes College (Autonomous), celebrated Librarians Day on 12 August 2023. “Dr. Ranganathan is a role model for researchers for his inclination and motivation in the field of Library Science” said the Chief Guest Dr Shylarani B, Chief Librarian of Government First Grade College for Women, Balmatta, Mangalore, during the Librarians Day Celebration held in memory of Dr S. R. Ranganathan organized by the St. Agnes College Library.

Dr Shylarani B acknowledged his exceptional dedication and contributions in transforming the state of libraries and proposing the 5 Laws of Library Science. In the context of the digital era, she emphasized the significance of reading books as an enduring source of knowledge and Wisdom. Dr Sureshramana Mayya, Research Professor, Institute of Commerce and Management, Srinivas University, highlighted the crucial roles that libraries play in today’s world in education and research development.

Sr Carmel Rita, Guest of Honour, speaking on the occasion highlighted the advanced facilities available for students and researchers in the library and how the contribution of the librarian of the college, Dr Vishala has made remarkable improvements for the students and researchers. Sr Dr Venissa A.C. the Principal, in her presidential address, said that ”Research is the order of today’s contemporary world”. She also stressed the value of reflection and rejuvenation while engaging in reading.

Sr Dr Vinora A.C., Cordinator of PG Centre, Sr Clera A.C. were also present. During the occasion, students were awarded prizes for participating in the Book Review Video Competition. Following the formal program, a training session was organized by the resource person, Dr Sureshramana Mayya, on Mendeley, a reference manager that aids research and project work. Dr Vishala, Librarian, welcomed the gathering and Dr Kavyashree B., Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology proposed the vote of thanks, Anish Defni Dsouza, I MBA Compered the programme.

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