Library Events

Effective Utilization of IEEE and EBSCO Databases

The workshop was designed to provide extensive exposure of efficient utilization of IEEE and EBSCO database to all faculty members, Librarians and students of management studies as well as various engineering branches. About 300 Faculties and students had actively participated in the training programme and had learnt about the magic these databases could do to their research work.
The workshop aims to create awareness among the PG students, Faculty members and Librarians of Parul University to excel in the technical research by getting acquainted with how to effectively use these databases.

Celebrating “World Book & Copyright Day”

Faculty of Library and Information Science & Faculty of Law had jointly celebrated ‘World Book Day & Copyright Day’. On this occasion both faculties had organized Quiz Competition, Poster Making Competition and an ‘Open Discussion and Special Talk on Copyright.
Open Discussion and Special talk event was done by expert Dr. S. F. Xavier, (Director of Research & Development Cell, Parul University), Dr. Akhil Saiyad, (Director of Faculty of Law, Parul University), Dr. Dhaval Bhatt (Chief Librarian, Parul University) and students and faculty members of Parul University.

National Youth Day

National Youth Day 2018 was organized by various Libraries of Parul University and distribute free book written on Swamiji like “ Jivan Ane Sandesh” & Bharat Jago! Vishva Jagao!!” were distributed to Faculty members and Students of Parul University.
This noble gesture received overwhelming response from staff and students of Parul University. Their active participation made this celebration a grand success.

Book Exhibition for Architecture, Fine Arts and Design faculties of Parul University

PIAR, PIFA & PID Library of Parul University had organized one day Book Exhibition for Architecture, Fine Arts & Design faculties of Parul University on 22nd August 2017 at Parul Institute of Architecture & Research Building.
The purpose of organizing this book exhibition was to give an opportunity of direct engagement with books to students as well as faculty and also to enrich the collection of libraries with good books on various subjects. The Deans, Directors of Architecture, Fine Arts & Design had visited the Book Exhibition and highly appreciated the books on display Faculty members and students were also visited the exhibition too.

“Pustak Param Sakha” & Seminar on ‘Future Librarianship’

Central Library Parul University, Faculty of Library and Information Science & CIVOM, Indore had jointly organized one day Seminar on “Future Librarianship” and also arranged a special talk of Mrs. Kaajal Oza Vaidya on “Pustak Param Sakha” on occasion of celebrating Birth Anniversary of Dr. S.R.Ranganathan (Father of Library Science). The programme was held at Parul University on 10th August, 2017. More than 115 Faculty Members, 300+ Students of Parul University and 130 Librarians of various colleges of Gujarat participated in this event. Programme started with the brief introduction by Dr. Dhavalben D. Bhatt, Programme Coordinator & Chief Librarian, Parul University about the Seminar theme and welcome address of Mrs. Kaajal Oza Vaidya and invited chief guest Dr. Sanjeev Kumar, Director (NRC & IT).
Second Session of the seminar was a technical session and many Panelists were invited for sharing their valuable knowledge amongst all the Library Professionals.

Signing Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Shodhganga / Shodhgangotri between Parul University & Information Library Network (INFLIBNET), Gandhinagar

According to www.businessdictionary.com A memorandum of understanding (MOU) is a nonbinding agreement between two or more organizations outlining the terms and details of an understanding, including each organizations’ requirements and responsibilities. Central Library, Parul University has take initiative to organized “Signing Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Shodhganga / Shodhgngotri between Parul University & Information Library Network (INFLIBNET) on 24th May 2017.

Book Exhibition for Medical & Para-medical faculties of Parul University

Central Library of Parul University has organized two days Book Exhibition for Medical and Para-Medical faculties of Parul University on 8th & 9th May 2017 at Library of Parul Institute of Medical Sciences & Research.
The purpose of organizing this book exhibition is to give an opportunity of direct interaction with book to students and faculty and also enriching the collection of libraries with good books of various subjects.
Book Exhibition was inaugurated by Dr. Geetika Madan Patel, Medical Director, Dr. Ketan Kotecha, EX-ProVost, and Dr.(Mrs.) Dhavalben Bhatt, Chief Librarian of Parul University with lighting of Lamp. The Deans, Directors and Principals of Medical & Para Medical has visited the Book Exhibition and highly appreciated the books on display. Faculty members and students were also visited the exhibition.

Pustak Param Sakha

The central library at Parul University had organized a talk and a musical programme by the well known poet, writer, columnist, and emcee – ‘Ankit Trivedi’. This was organized on 13th August 2015 as a celebration to the birth anniversary of Dr. S. R. Ranganathan ( father of Library Science). Later awards for the ‘Best user of the Year’ were distributed in order to encourage the users to use the resources more often.