KARACHI: Sindh Madressatul Islam University’S (SMIU) Vice Chancellor, Dr Mohammad Ali Shaikh, said on Monday that SMIU’s Hassanally Effendi Library is being made modern, and updated with digitalized system. Apart from it, the online access to the books will be provided to the readers, and online cataloguing system will also be developed.
He said this while chairing a meeting of Hassanally Effendi Library’s staff at the Conference Room. Dr Shaikh said that a separate website of SMIU’s library will be developed and sharing of latest information related to the latest books, journals and other material will be made possible for all employees and students of SMIU through internal sharing based system.
He said SMIU will collaborate with national and international libraries for sharing learning resources also. Dr Shaikh further said that a multi-media room for students will also be added to SMIU’s library, where they will discuss academic matters in form of groups. The vice chancellor SMIU said the SMIU has 130-year-old library, where besides latest books, a large number of rare books are also available.