The MALA has been organising continuing education programmes, discussion groups, workshops, conferences and seminars. The Association maintains active liasion with academic and research institutions, book publishers, and many of its activities are planned in collaboration with local, national and international institutions.
Workshop on 'RFID Technology'
Venue : IGCAR, Kalpakkam
MV Muthiah Govt Arts College for Women, Dindigul organizes one-day state level seminar on ' Statistical Analysis using SPSS' on 14/02/2020 jointly with MALA Madurai Chapter
MOU Signing ceremony with MALA in Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth University, Pondicherry
Date: 12.10.2019, Saturday
Venue: Central Library, Crescent Institute of Science & Technology, Vandalur, Chennai -600048
Central Library, MGMCRI, SBV University, Pondicherry organised One day National workshop on DSpace and WordPress
The Madras Library Association(MALA) and Connemara Public Library organised "Two Days Preparatory Programme for TNPSC and TNSET Exam" at Connemara Public Library
Government Arts College for Men, Nandanam, Chennai in collaboration with Madras Library Association has organised UGC Sponsored One Day Workshop on "Modernization of Digital Library Using DSPACE and DIGIMAT Software" at Government Arts College for Men, Nandanam, Chennai on 6th January 2018. Click Here to view Event Photos
As a part of Library Week Celebration 2017, on 19-11-2017, MALA family members have visited an Old Age Home and distributed Books.
UGC Sponsored National Level Conference at Muthurangam Government Arts College, Vellore
|20_24.08.2017|| INFLIBNET Training Programme on Library Automation - Organised by Mother Teresa Women University and MALA|
|21.07.2017||UGC Sponsored National Level Conference on "Libraries for Today and Tomorrow" held at Muthurangam Government Arts College, Vellore|
|13.05.2017||MALA Members Pondichery Tour.|
One Day National Seminar on Content Management of Digital Resources in Libraries at Dr. Ambedkar Government Law College, Chennai organised by Dr. Ambedkar Government Law College, in association with Madras Library Association
One Day National Workshop on "Open Source in Digital Library Management" Easwari Engineering College, Ramapuram, Chennai -89
Awareness programme was held in American Library on 16.02.2017
Awareness Programme" is arranged by MALA at 4 p.m. in British Council on 23.12.2016.
National Seminar on Quality Management Techniques in Libraries
One Day National Conference on Information Literacy on Bibliotherapy and Webotherapy for Women By MALA and Soka Ikeda Colelge of Arts and Science for Women
125thBirth Anniversary of Dr. S.R. Ranganathan MADRAS LIBRARY ASSOCIATION & THIRUVATTIYUR PUBLIC LIBRARY On SATURDAY 20TH August 2016 at 10.30 a.m.
10 th National Conference On Recent advances
In Information Technology (READIT-2016) Conference theme: Information Access in Digital Era on July 13-14, 2016
At Sarabhai Auditorium, Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research,
Kalpakkam – 603102. Organized by Scientifi c Information Resource Division, Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam - 603 102 In association with Kalpakkam Chapter
MALA & Patrician College : Readers Circle Inaugral Function
One Day National Conference on Bibliotherapy and Webotherapy at SCSVSM University Kanchipuram
Ugc Net & TNPSC Preparatory Programme for Library and Information Science Professionals at Shri Shankarlal Sundarbai Shasun Jain College For Women
ONE-DAY SEMINAR ON ‘MANAGING & HANDLING OF E-WASTE AND DIGITAL LOCKER IN MODERN LIBRARY ERA” 30 TH APRIL 2016 at International Institute of Tamil Studies
MALA & IIT “Recent Trends on Scientometrics and Research Methodology
MALA & Anna University Chennai “ Nurture the Nation for Life Long Learning” By Dr.Amudavalli
MALA & IIT “ICT Training on D Space for Library and Information Science Professionals
Resource Person:Baskar Linux
Golden Rules for Interpersonal Relationship by Dr. .Madhavan, Prof,. School of Management, AMET University & ‘Bibliotherapy for Problem Solving (Healing through Books)Dr.K.Sangeetha, Librarian, Highways Research Station, Chennai-25
Annual Report for the year 2000-2001 Click Here
Social Costs and implications of the Telematics Revolution - Lecture by Dr. James Heitzman, USA
Design & Development of In-house Databases - Workshop
READIT'95 - Recent Advances in INformation Technology Seminar, Kalpakkam Chapter of MALA
Text, Scholar & Library: Reflections on An Eternal Triangle - Lecture/Discussion by Mr. James H. Nye, Chicago University
Medical Information seeking behaviour of Research Scholars - Lecture by Dr. Prithika Chari
Research in Library & Information Science - Lecture by Dr. S. Amba
Change & Challenge in Library & Information Science Education - Worldnet
Library & Information Science Education in UK - Dr. A. Amudhavalli.
IT and its implications for Libraries - Lecture by Prof. T. Viswanathan
S.R. Ranganathan's Birth Centenary Celebrations:
· Second International ISKO conference on Cognitive Paradigms in Knowledge Organisation
· Release of postage stamp in honour of S.R. Ranganathan
· A 30 minute documentary film: The Man and His Mission (in five languages, English, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada & Hindi)
· Commissioning of a bust of S.R. Ranganthan
Recent Developments in Information Modelling - Lecture by Dr. M.A. Gopinath, Professor, DRTC, Bangalore.
The IFLA and its Work - Lecture by Mr. Russell Bowden, dy. Chief Executive, British Library Association.
CDROM Technology - Worldnet Programme.
Trends and Impact of Informatics - Seminar.
Knowledge-based Systems - Lecture by Dr. M.A. Gopinath, Prof., DRTC, Bangalore.
The Information Scene in India in the 1990s - Annual Lecture by Prof. S. Parthasarathy, IIS, Madras.
Race Against Time: Preservation of Documents - Lecture by Mr. John Mcintyre, National Library of Scotland.
Library and Information Scene in the 90's - Group discussion initiated by Mr. S.C. Biswas, President, ILA.
Public Library services and Information Networks - Seminar.
Resource Sharing in Libraries in Britain Today - Lecture by Ms. Jean Plaister, President of British Library Association.
Medlars User Awareness Programme - Demosntration/Online Connection to National Medical Library, Washington, USA.
Computer Application to Library and Information Activities - Workshop.
Library Automation - Seminar.
Libraries and the Chnage of Education - Seminar.
The Changing Dimensions of Library and Information Science, the implications for Curriculum Development for the future - Lecture by Mr. Kevin J. McGarry, North London Polytechnic.
Libraries in the Year 2001 - Lecture by Prof. F.W. Lancaster, University of Illinois, USA.
Libraries, Information and Quality of Life - Golden Jubilee Oration by Mr. D.J. Foskett, central Library, University of London.
Information for Industry - Seminar organised in collaboration with the Industries Department, Tamil Nadu Government.
The Communication Gap between the Research and Industry - Lecture by Prof. A. Neelameghan, DRTC, Bangalore
Scientific Technological Information Network in Britain - Lecture by Prof. Wilfred Ashworth, Central Polytechnic, London.