LIBRARY EVENTS 2012
One Day Seminar on “Open Access Resources“ was organised by Allama Iqbal Library, University of Kashmir in the Ibn Khaldun Auditorium on 18th December, 2012 to create greater understanding about the benefits of Open Access Resources in scholarly communication and to highlight different Open Access Resources in various subject fields. The seminar was attended by the University Officials, Academics, Research Scholars and students, besides various College Principles and Librarians of colleges and other universities of Kashmir division. There was no registration fee and all the arrangements were made by Allama Iqbal Library. The seminar was inaugurated by Prof. Talat Ahmad, Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor, University of Kashmir. The welcome address and introduction of the seminar was given by Dr. Abdul Majid Baba, University Librarian, University of Kashmir. The key note address was delivered by Prof. Wajih Ahmad Alvi, University Librarian, Islamic University of Science and Technology. Prof. Alvi highlighted the transition of knowledge from handwriting, printing to skywriting. Prof. Zafar Ahmad Reshi, Registrar, University of Kashmir presented an impressive Power Point Presentation (PPT) on “Quality of Open Access Journals” and he highlighted the veritable revolution of scientific journal publishing enabled by the emergence of the World Wide Web.
The Allama Iqbal Library in collaboration with Adbi Markaz Kamraz organised a function where book titled “Wuchuk Wath” was released which is authored by Dr Shahida Shabnum who has been awarded Sanskriti award for her literary activities, was released by the KU Vice-Chancellor Prof Talat Ahmad.
Seminar on “ The relevance of Shah-e-Hamdan (RA) in the present day Kashmir organised by the Kashmir centre for Development Studies in collaboration with Allama Iqbal Library at 1:30 p.m. at Ibn Khaldun Auditorium .
Book Release function “ Sheikhul Alam-Kashmir Revisited” by Prof. Farooq Fayaz jointly organised by Adbee Markaz Kamraz & Allama Iqbal Library at Ibn Khaldun Auditorium at 11:00 A.M. The Function was Presided by: His Excellency Shri N.N. Vohra, The Governor of J&K State and Chancellor, University of Kashmir
, Chief Guest: Prof. Talat Ahmad, Vice chancellor University of Kashmir.
Allama Iqbal Library, University of Kashmir in collaboration with Ahad Zargar Memorial Research Foundation organises “Book Release and Panel Discussion on “Ta’run Ghari” by Zareef Ahmad Zareef at Ibn Khaldun Auditorium on May 28, 2012 at 2:00 pm