RAJOURI: To draw the awareness among young students about the need and importance of books and to provide faculty members an opportunity to browse, choose and select books on the spot on a range of subject areas of their interest at one place, the Central Library, Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah (BGSB) University, Rajouri organised a two day book exhibition on the campus, which concluded on Thursday.
The book lovers from various teaching departments thronged the venue to its capacity and made best of the event. The Central Library of the University strengthened and enriched its collection by adding some latest books pertaining to teaching and research interest of the university academia. Earlier, Prof. I.A Hamal, Vice-Chancellor, BGSB University, formally inaugurated the book exhibition in presence of students, scholars and teachers of the university.
Apart from heads of various teaching departments, those who were present on the occasion include M.R Chowdhary, Registrar BGSB University, Prof. A.K Koul Dean, Academic Affairs, Mohd. Ishaq, Controller Examination, Suneet Gupta, Special Secretary to VC along with other officers of the university.
VC mentioned about the paradigm shift in the information seeking behaviour of users following the use of e-resources but that should not undermine the importance of print documents. Prof. Hamal also added that organisng book exhibitions in libraries in itself is a novel way to inculcate reading habits among students and to become a devout library users