MADRAS VETERINARY COLLEGE

DEPARTMENT OF LIBRARY SCIENCES
Growth of MVC - At a Glance
1903 Establishment of MVC Library
1960 Shifted to II Floor of Clinical Block
1992 MALIBNET Membership enrolled
1993 Establishment of Students Counselling & Welfare Monitoring (SCWM) Cell
Computer procured for Library
1994 Microfilm Unit established
1995 Started organizing Campus Interviews through SCWM Cell
Organized Workshop on “Patent Awareness”
1996 AHRDP assistance for Library Modernisation
Establishment of Internet connection at Library
Establishment of Video Library
1998 Document Scanner installed
1999 Automation of Library with LMS Software
Barcode facility introduced
Online UPS system installed
Fax facility introduced
2000 Strengthening of Computer Unit of the Library
2001 Library shifted to SDCC Building II & III Floors
Air-conditioning of  Book Section (II Floor)
2002 Obtained NATP assistance for Library strengthening
2003 Establishment of Archives Unit at Dairy Science Block
2004 Automation of Library with SOUL
Introduction of Online Public Access Catalogue
Establishment of Digitization Unit
2005 Digitization of theses started
Establishment of Electronic Surveillance System
2006 E-Journals introduced
Air-conditioning of Journal-cum-Back Volume Section (III Floor)
2007 E-Books introduced
In-house ID card production unit established
2008 Access to Consortium for e-Resources in Agriculture (e-Journal Consortium of ICAR under NAIP) established
2009 NAIP Project on “Strengthening of Digital Library and Information Management under NARS (e-Granth) awarded.
CD/DVD Net Server established
Organized Workshop on “Consortium for e-Resources in Agriculture” (CeRA)
2010 RFID Security System introduced
Biometric Control System introduced
Printing facility for library users introduced
Circulation services extended to Saturdays also
Organized Workshop on “Consortium for e-Resources in Agriculture” (CeRA)
2011 Workshop on Organized National Seminar on Emerging Library and Information TEchnologies (ELITE) (The first Library Science National Seminar organized by a Veterinary University / Veterinary College in India)
2012 Organized National Workshop on e-Granth
Introduction of KOHA Library Management System for Library Automation
2013 Introduction of Web OPAC (Koha)