Librarian’s Day

125th Birth Anniversary Celebrations of Dr.S R Ranganathan on 9th August 2017



PES University in association with the  Sarada Ranganathan Endowment for Library Science, Bengaluru & Ranganathan Centre for Information Studies, Chennai is organizing a programme in connection with the 125th Birth Anniversary of Dr. S R Ranganathan on August 09, 2017 @ PES University Campus. Prof. S. Sadagopan, Director, IIITB will speak on ’Librarians for the Knowledge Economy’. Prof. S. Parthasarathy, senior professional will be felicitated on the occasion.

We cordially invite all information and library professionals to join us and attend the programme scheduled to begin at 10 am on August 09, 2017 at Tech Park Seminar Hall, PES University, Bengaluru.

Looking forward to your presence and participation in the celebrations.

Please confirm your participation by filling the following link for registration.

Author Workshop

Elsevier Author Workshop on 17th May 2017



Central Library, PES University and Elsevier cordially invite you to attend “Author Workshop”

On Wednesday, the 17th May 2017 at 10.15 AM at

Tech Park Seminar Hall, PES University

100 Feet Ring Road, BSK 3rd Stage, and Bangalore – 560085



Dr. Sangeeta Mehta

About The Speaker:

Dr. Sangeeta Mehta currently holds the position of Director South Asia for research Solution sales team for Books business. Sangeeta Mehta is Doctorate in Microbiology with specialization in drug target discovery and biological control and MS with specialization in Pathology.


For registration please visit


KALA Monthly Lecture Series

KALA First Lecture Series on 27th January 2017

Karnataka State Library Association (KALA) is happy to invite you to the Monthly Lecture series.

Title: LIS Education in USA in the Changing Context of Technology



Prof. Gary Burnett, School of Information, Florida State University, USA

Prof. Kathleen Burnett, School of Information, Florida State University, USA

About The Speaker:

Gary Burnett earned a B.A. in English from the University of California, San Diego, an M.L.S. from Rutgers University, and a Ph.D. in English from Princeton University. He has worked as a bookseller, a librarian, and a small press publisher in addition to his professional experience as a Research Associate at the ERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Education. He has been an adjunct faculty member at Princeton University, and Rutgers University's School of Communication, Information and Library Studies.   At the College of Communication and Information, Dr. Burnett teaches courses on Information Organization, Indexing and Abstracting, and the Information Needs of Adults.   His research focuses on the intersection between information exchange, social norms, and social interaction in online settings, with a particular focus on textuality and interpretive practices.   His personal interests include an abiding interest in music, with a particular interest in improvisational music, and he is the College's resident Deadhead.


The First lecture of the series has been scheduled on Friday, 27th January at 5.00 pm at PES University, 100 Feet Ring Road, BSK 3rd Stage, and Bangalore - 560085



National Library Week Celebrations

 14-19 November 2016


Book Exhibition on 14th November 2016


Central Library, PES University will be organizing a Book Exhibition. Reputed Publishers and Booksellers will be participating in this Book Exhibition to showcase latest publications on general, technical and management subjects.



Monday 14 Nov 2016 9:00AM to 05:00 PM

Venue: Student Lounge, Prof.MRD Block



Author Talk by Prof. H.L BHAT on 15th November 2016


Prof. H. L. BHAT is a visiting professor at Centre for Nano and Soft Matter Sciences, Bangalore. His research interests include crystal growth and crystal physics with special reference to ferroelectric, nonlinear optical, semiconductor and magnetic materials. He has over 200 research publications and produced 28 PhDs.


Introduction to Crystal growth: Principles and Practice by H.L.Bhat


The first section of this introductory book takes readers through the historical development and motivation of the field of crystal growth. With more than 40 years of experience in the field, the author covers nucleation, two-dimensional layer growth mechanism, defects in crystals, and screw dislocation theory of crystal growth. He also explains some aspects of the important subject of phase diagrams.

The second section focuses on the experimental techniques of crystal growth. For practicing crystal growers, the book provides nuts-and-bolts techniques and tips. It discusses the major techniques categorized by solid–solid, liquid–solid, and vapor–solid equilibria and describes characterization techniques essential to measuring the quality of grown crystals.

Tuesday 15th November 2016 (11.00 AM to 12.00 PM)

Venue: MCA Seminar Hall, Prof.MRD Block



IEEE Xplore  User Awareness Program on 18th November 2016


Central Library, PES University in partnership with IEEE and KALA is conducting a special lecture as part of National Library Week Celebrations.


"Leveraging IEEE Publications for Academic Progress"

Speaker: Dhanu Pattanashetti

The lecture will focus on helping users to enhance their research skills availing rich resources of IEEE Xplore digital library.

·  Accessing various Technical  Publications delivered through IEEE Xplore Digital Library

·  How you can keep yourself abreast with latest in your areas interest

·  Tools to publish an IEEE paper


Friday, 18th November 2016 (11.00 AM to 12.00 PM) 

Venue: MCA Seminar Hall, Prof.MRD Block


EBSCO Business Source Premier User Training Program on 18th November 2016


Central Library, PES University in partnership with EBSCO is conducting a User Training Program

Training Coordinator: Edwin Thomas

The training will focus on helping users to enhance their research skills in business disciplines.

·  Accessing 2.200 Journals

·  Contents include full text, market research reports, industry reports, company profiles and SWOT analysis


Friday, 18th November 2016 (1.30 PM to 2.30 PM) 

Venue: Tech Park Seminar Hall