Activities 2020 - 2021


Library Activities 2020 - 2021

         Refreshment Program

Refreshment Program has been organized by Dept. of Library and Information Science for Intermediate II Year, Degree II Year and III Year Students. Mrs S Kalyani Nagalakshmi has taken this Program  and explained about the Usage of Updates resources of and services of Library on 23.09.2020.

Guest Lecture


Guest Lecture for II & III Year degree students by retired Librarian of Maris Stella College Dr. R Syamalamba has given detailed Information about open Education resources and its usage was organized by Dept. of Library & Information Science, Maris Stella College.


Book – Review Competition

As a Part of National Library Week Celebrations Dept. of Library and Information Science, Maris Stella College Book Review club organised a Book Review Competition on “ The Most Remarkable Book I Have Read” for the Participants from all parts of India, on 14th – 20th Nov, 2020. Prizes have been given to winners as First Prize Rs. 1000/- Second Prize Rs 500/-.

Ten members from all over India Participated. The Selection Team was scrutinized and decided to announce Prizes.



First Prize Swarnali De, Lorette College, KolkataRs.1000/-

          Second Prize: V Anusha, Maris Stella College,Vijayawada Rs.500/-

          Orientation for freshers

Orientation about the usage of library services and resources has been organised by Mrs. S Visalakshmi, Librarian Maris Stella College auditorium on 10th Dec 2020 for all freshers from Intermediate and Graduation.






Library Activities 2019-20



                            ORIENTATION ON E RESOURCES ON 11/2/2020


On the Eve of National Library Week Celebrations Book Exhibition was conducted on 19th and 20eth November in the library hall




Library Activities 2018-19

                                  Library Activities 2018-19  

                 Book review by degree students on 27/11/2019


1st September 2018

Dept . of library & Information Science organised a one day National workshop on "Current Trends in E-Learning & Associated Technologies" on 1st September 2018. At about 40 academicians attended the workshop from various Universities, degree colleges and engineering colleges . Morning theoretical sessions and in the afternoon hands on training was offered to all participants.

    Orientation programme for 1st year students about library usage and online courses at                          Siddartha Mahila Kalasala on 23rd July, 2018

                          Orientation was given for newly joined lecturers on 8th June 2018

                               Library orientation for the first year students on 19th June 2018      

               Training on NPTEL online courses for II year students on 4th, 7th and 11th  July 2018

Maris Stella College has its excellently equipped library housed in a three storeyed building situated in the centre of the campus. It is adequately ventilated and furnished with a congenial academic ambience. It has been identified as the best library in the purview of Acharya Nagarjuna University in 2009. Books of UG and PG sections are arranged in two separate buildings. The PG library has been expanded into two more storeys in 2006.

The library has a collection of 90000 books, 57 journals both national and international and 58 periodicals and also CDs and DVD’s. Dewey Decimal Classification system is followed for the arrangement of books.

Well qualified and trained staff interested in the implementation of new technologies contributes to a professional functioning of the library. A well furnished Research Centre is started for literature and economics under the able guidance of senior staff and research scholars, both part time and full time have a ready access to it.

Library Activities 2017-18

Faculty Development Programme on 13/2/2018
Training on creation of departmental Blogs



On the eve of 50th National Library week dept. of library science organized orientation programme                                               on OER and MOOCs for PG and UG students.

 Dr. Rani Syamalmba  attended as a chief guest and also a resource person for UGC sponsored National work on “Utilization of resources and networking of libraries held at DRW College, Gudur on 30 & 31st October 2017.

Dept of lib & information science organized one day workshop on MOODLE administration on 28th October 2017 . 

National workshop on 

"Automation and Networking of Libraries".

Organised a One day national workshop on "Automation and Networking of Libraries" in association with Verus Solutions Pvt, Ltd, Hyderabad on 21st July 2017. Librarians, research scholars from Andhra and Telangana Districts attended the work shop. 

On the eve of Hiroshima, Nagasaki Day dept of Library & Information science organized
 an awareness programme on the impact of radiation on human life by ”Mundadugu” organization
 from Calcutta on 9th August 2017.

library orientation for freshers on 20/06/2017

Hands on training

Hands on training for II year students on swayam & NPTEL

Library Activities - 2016-17

Appreciation award by the management 

Attended as a resource person for capacity building programme for librarians at Navodaya leadership Institute, an autonomous Organisation under Ministry of HRD, Govt of India,Guntur and conducted two sessions for 36 librarians of southern region, India on 21/02/2017

Attended as a resource person for capacity building programme for librarians at Navodaya leadership Institute, an autonomous Organisation under Ministry of HRD, Govt of India,Guntur and conducted two sessions for 36 librarians of southern region, India on 30th Jan 2017.

National workshop on “Open Educational Resources (OER) on 20th January 2017. About 70 members participated in the workshop. Professionals, library professionals, teaching faculty and scholars from various places of the country were present. Dr.P. Divakar , consultant, CDFD has attended as a resource person. The workshop created awareness among the participants on OER and MOOC.

Book reviews on Telugu books by the degree students. 02/02/17

As resource person at ANR college, Gudivada  18/11/2016

Book review on Hindi books by degree students  3/2/17

   Attended as resource person for library orientation programme of  AP Social Welfare Residential                                                                     Educational Institutions 30/07/2016

Library Activities 2015-16

More than 20 students from Paturi Nagabhushanam School of library sciences visit the library. Details about the organization and management of the library including automation and digitization explained with practical exposure on 7th  SEPTEMBER 2015

Live dem            Live demo for B.Sc students in the auditorium about Stella virtual library, open educational resources, MOOC and NEPTEL

                                   Book reviews by the degree students on 21/11/15 and 29/01/2016

                                         Library orientation for first degree students on 18/06/2015