Academic activities and programs

Librarian's day

The centre celebrates Librarian's day every year on 12th August on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Sri S.R.Ranganathan, National Professor and Father of Library Science in India. On that occasion it is customary to facilitate a senior library professional who contributed to the growth of discipline/ profession.

Best library user award

Dr.M.V.V.S.Murthi garu, President, GITAM University instituted “Best library user award” for one student and one faculty member for each Institute of GITAM University, to promote reading habit among students and research culture among the faculty.

User orientation programmes - For better use of facilities.
User awareness programmes – On resources to increase the usage and bring awareness to the users about resources.
Training programmes & workshops – Have been organized for researches and faculty regarding publishing books and research articles.
Library week- Celebrated to inculcate book reading habits.
Book exhibitions- Organized to bring awareness amongfaculty and students regarding recent arrivals.
Conferences/Seminars/Workshops for professionals librarians - To improve the skills & acquinted with latest knowledge.

Library of congress (united states):

The titles selected by the cataloguing division of the library of congress are assigned a library of congress control number (LCCN). The bibliographic records are included in the online catalogue of the library of congress and online computer library centre (OCLC), INC. Some of our faculty publications are uploaded in the library of congress catalogue (united states).