mgr digital library



Library

"Library is the temple of learning and learning has liberated more people than all the wars in history" Carl T. Rowan.

University Library is one of the most important catalysts for the development of faculty members, Research Scholars and Students in education. The primary aim of a Library is to impart specialized and advanced knowledge to students and enable them to acquire competence and skills in various fields of human activity meant for all round social progress and enrichment of human life.

The University Library of Dr.MGR Educational & Research Institute extends the academic research supports at all level and all stages of learning and teaching of the readers. It is supported by different services. The Central Library is located at the Maduravoyal Campus in VOC Block third Floor. The Library has pioneered new services and changed the profile of what a library can do to support the Innovation. We are conceiving new ideas that results in global, collaborative and interdisciplinary world for knowledge sharing.

Vision Statement
The Mission of the University Library is to facilitate the Student Community and the Faculty members in all aspects with reliable information that meets their need and interest through circulation of materials, Borrowing book policy, Renewing and maintenance of books and visitor registration.

Mission Statement
  • Provide optimal access for the collection of material.
  • Accurately maintain and reserve the records of Library Use.
  • To enhance and support the academic environment by providing extreme support to information resources.
  • Provide academic service for the faculty and students to achieve academic honor.
  • Acquiring process of resources and make them available to the readers.
  • Service with satisfaction.
Quality Policy
  • Extending and expanding the resources in Library.
  • Exclusive and collaborative environment open for the Researchers.
  • Adopting New Technologies.
  • Professionalism, Ethics and Intellectual freedom.
  • Academic and Social Responsibility.
Objectives
  • Recognize users as Primary focus.Invest in Physical & Virtual Library spaces.
  • Procure, organize and disseminate information in different formats.
  • Strengthen the educational impact of Library programs for students at all levels.
  • Maintain accurate statistics of library use.
Strategic Goals
  • Provide excellent services and collections to support research, teaching and learning to a diverse campus community.
  • Build effective and efficient digital information resource capacity.
  • Advocate for support for new and emerging academic programs.
  • Establish a Digital Scholarship Center in the University Libraries.
  • Develop virtual library services to remote users.
  • Support the University's priority of internationalization through collaborations with international institutions and offering innovative services to international students.
  • Provide services to support the full cycle of research and scholarly communication.
  • Strengthen our role as campus leaders in scholarly communications.
Library Committee
Library Committee is the advisory body that has been formed for the smooth functioning of the Library in coordination with the Faculty members. The policy matters on which they make recommendations would include finalization of Library annual budget, sub-allocation of Library budget to different categories of expenditure like, books, journals required by Faculty and student requirement. The Library Committee reviews and recommends policies for the Library, with particular attention to the collection budget and to the distribution of resources among academic divisions and units. The Library Committee provides a channel of communication between the Library and the faculty, staff, and students.

Functions
  • Formulate knowledge and information archiving and management policy at the Institute.
  • Formulate various policies related to library like, collection development, procurement, space etc.
  • To provide guidelines on Library working Hours.
  • All books and Journals subscribed for the Library need to be scrutinized by the Committee.
  • Proposal of Library Budget for the Department of all Faculty.
  • Proposal of library vision, strategy document.
  • Policy for eliminating the damaged books and loss of library documents due to theft, natural calamity is to be put up after consideration by the Library Committee.
  • Staff requirements for the Library are to be worked out and put up by the Library Committee.
  • Procurement of equipment costing more than 1 Lakh will be scrutinized by L.C. before it is sent to Vice- Chancellor for approval.

Members of the library committee
Period (1-7-2020 to 30-6-2022)

S.No.

Name

Designation

Functional Designation

Term

From

1-7-2020

1

Dr. S. Geeethalakshmi

Vice Chancellor

Dr. M.G.R. Educational

and Research Institute

Chairperson


2

Dr. M. Ravichandran

Pro Vice Chancellor,

Dr. M.G.R. Educational

and Research Institute

Member

Till

30-06-2022

3

Dr. V. Cyril Raj

Joint Registrar,

Dr. M.G.R. Educational

and Research Institute

Member

Till

30-06-2022

4

Dr. T. Felix Kala

Joint Registrar,

Dr. M.G.R. Educational

and Research Institute

Member

Till

30-06-2022

5

Mr.s. Dhandapani

Finance Officer,

Dr.M.G.R. Educational

and Research Institute

Member

Till

30-06-2022

6

Dr. Ram Anil Raj. M. R

Professor,

ACS Medical College & Hospital,

Dr. M.G.R. Educational

and Research Institute

Member

Till

30-06-2022

7

Dr.Sathyamurthy Burly

Dean,

RRMCH, Bangalore

Member

Till

30-06-2022

8

Dr.Pradeep Christopher Jesudas

Professor,

Thai Moogambigai

Dental College and Hospital

Member

Till

30-06-2022

9

Mrs.Z. Fathima Taskeen

Professor,

Faculty of Architecture,

Dr.M.G.R. Educational

and Research Institute

Member

Till

30-06-2022

10

Dr.V.Rajalaxmi

Professor,

Physiotherapy,

Dr.M.G.R. Educational

and Research Institute

Member

Till

30-06-2022

11

Mr. Prakash.J

Associate Professor,

Hotel Management

and Catering Technology,

Dr.M.G.R. Educational

and Research Institute

Member

Till

30-06-2022

12

Ms.R.Padmapriya

Associate Professor,

Faculty of Law,

Dr.M.G.R. Educational

and Research Institute

Member

Till

30-06-2022

13

Dr. A.Devendran

Professor,

Faculty of Business

Administation,

Dr.M.G.R. Educational

and Research Institute

Member

Till

30-06-2022

14

Prof. Geetha.K

Professor,

Faculty of Nursing,

Dr.M.G.R. Educational

and Research Institute

Member

Till

30-06-2022

15

Dr.S.Dhanalakshmi

Assciate Professor,

Faculty of Pharmacy,

Dr.M.G.R. Educational

and Research Institute

Member

Till

30-06-2022

16

Dr. A. Nalini

Library & Journal i/c

Dr. M.G.R. Educational

and Research Institute

Convener

Till

30-06-2022

17

Mrs. K.P. Nirmala Prema Kumari

Librarian,

Dr.M.G.R. Educational

and Research Institute

Member

Till

30-06-2022


Library Organization Chart


Procurement of Learning Resources
  • Library Advisory Committee recommend the books to be procured for their academic courses and research.
  • All faculty proposal of procurement will be routed through Library Advisory Committee.
  • The ordering is done by the Procurement Department.. The Purchase Order with standard terms and conditions will be issued by the Librarian.