Mulissa Friday talk -1 - Friday the 18/09/06 -3.30 to 6.00 PM
The department of library science under the aegis of Mulissa – Mysore University Library and Information Students’ Association, on every Friday after noon organizes a special lecture on different topics. This has been the practice for many decades now .The present academic year’s lecture series were inaugurated on last Friday the 18th September ’06.The excerpts of the function are as follows:
"University of Mysore, Department of Library and Information Science is one of the first departments to have been initiated during the erstwhile Mysore state in 1962 and started functioning in the year 1965 under the headship of Late Prof. P K Patil. And Dr S.R. Ranganathan, the father of Library Science, framed the BLISc syllabus for the department " said Dr Khaiser Nikam, faculty advisor, while speaking about the decades old MULISSA - students' forum,, at the inaugural function of the association.
Prof. A R Seetha Ram, from Ramakrishna Institute of Moral and Spiritual Education (RIMSE) and the Director of Paramahamsa Yoga Center, Bhogadi Mysore was the guest speaker. Prof Seeth Ram, while delivering the inaugural special Lecture on " Spiritual Education and Personality Development " recalled how he has been associated with MyDLIS & Library Science, as his brother in law late Sri .TKS Iyengar was the librarian at IISc,Bangalore , and his wife Dr.Gita Seetha Ram ,CFTRI library , is the alumnus of this department .
Prof. Seetha Ram who was to give a talk for about 45 minutes went up to 1hr and 45 minutes ,with out the knowledge of the audiences . All the faculty members and the students immensely benefited from his talk, as the talk was followed by a " Yogic tips workshop". In his talk Dr Ram emphasized on the need for positive attitude, right perception and how yoga can be practiced for total growth of the personality of an individual.
Dr.Mallinath Kumbar, Chairman of the deportment gave his presidential remarks at the end.
Other faculty members – Prof.R Shalini Urs, Dr,M .Chandrashekar and
Dr N .S. Harinarayana were present.
Ms Smitha, A.P, welcomed the gathering; Ms.Sajan C compeered and Naveen Kumar delivered Vote of thanks. The function was stared with an invocation by Ms.Chithra M.S.
Mulissa Friday talk -2 - Friday the 22/09/06 -3.30 to 6.00 PM
THEME: Library training and Apprenticeship programme : An Overview
The students of Department of Library and Information Science University of Mysore (MyDLIS), eagerly look forward for the Friday Talks every week end. This Friday, it was an opportunity for us to know all about the apprentice programme offered at DVK-Central Library, Dharmaram College, Bangalore –29.
Fr.John Neelankavil made all efforts along with his colleague Dr Shaji Kochuthana to travel all the way from Bangalore and delivered a guest lecture on the above said topic. He gave a picturesque over view of various departments and activities of Dharmaram College Library .It was a delightful treat for all of us to go on a virtual tour of a the sprawling, beautifully designed library. More than 70 students along with the faculty members and research scholars were extremely interactive at the lecture session
The presentasiton was followed by a lively question and answer session by the upcoming students of the department. Fr john in his lecture emphasized on the need for inculcating discipline, practical knowledge of the library operations, physical and mental development of students and beautification of the library along with latest knowledge of information technology.
The whole event was planned and managed by both MLISc 1st and 2nd year students under the guidance of Dr Khaiser Nikam, faculty advisor and Dr Mallinath Kumbhar, Chairman of the department.
After the lecture Fr.John and Dr shaji visited different Laboratories and Vidyanidhi Digital Library of the department..
The department head Dr Mallinath Kumbhar was happy to note that, of the 8 first batch apprentice trainees at Dharmaram College Library 6 were from our department,
Ms.Moly Sabastian, Mr.Mithun Kumar M R, Ms. Laxmamma D, Ms.Latha CD, Mr. Shushant T Y and Sri latha are the beneficiaries of this programme. Congratulation Folks!!!
Ms. Banashnakari Compeered the programme, Mr.Chiranjeevi rendered invocation, Ms. Ashmini N welcomed the gathering and Mary Kutty delivered vote of thanks