Internal Quality Assurance Cell and Dr. O. P. Bhalla Central Library, Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies (MRIIRS) jointly organized a Symposium on the Role of INFLIBNET in Quality Control Processes of HEIs recently.
More than 300 candidates from 93 various universities/institutions registered for the Symposium and was attended by a total of 168 participants.
The Guest of Honour was Dr. K P Singh, Professor, Department of Library and Information Science, University of Delhi. He elaborated the role of INFLIBNET in electronic information management and how INFLIBNET is working towards the implementation of ‘Theory of one NATION- one subscription’. He emphasized how it’s the responsibility of researchers and scholars to explore the platform for authentic scholarly information and perform ethical/innovative research. He appreciated the contributions of MRIIRS towards ‘Manav Rachna’ with good values.
Dr. J P Singh Singh Joorel, Director INFLIBNET elaborated on the quality measures and the strategic plan of INFLIBNET to implement One Nation One Subscription policy by the end of 2022. He mentioned that different regulatory of INFLIBNET are working very hard to strengthen the quality education processes via promoting & implementing computerization of processes, library automation via integrated state-of-the art Library Management System, providing online access to scholarly research, successful implementation of e-content creation and MOOCs platforms etc. He also emphasized on creating expert accounts on Vidwan portal which records all the details including awards/recognitions, patents, publications etc. on a single platform. This helps institutions for preparing for Accreditations and Rankings including NIRF, NAAC, NBA, Atal Innovation Ranking etc.