Unlocking Achievement – Akal University Receives Recognition for Excellence in Data Sharing

Akal University running under the aegis of the Kalgidhar Trust, Baru Sahib, is committed to empowering students and researchers by providing the best educational resources.
In the ongoing journey, another achievement has been unlocked as The Department of Library and Information Sciences has been recognized for its efforts and been awarded The Certificate of Appreciation by DELNET.

The Certificate of Appreciation

The Akal University Library has been awarded a ‘Certificate of Appreciation’ for being an active data contributor towards enhancing DELNET Best Practices – Data Sharing and Accessibility 2023-24.

The ‘Certificate of Appreciation’ for Best Practices – Data Sharing and Accessibility 2023-24 was proudly presented to the library by Dr. Sangeeta Kaul, Director, DELNET, New Delhi.
The certificate recognizes the library’s efforts in sharing about Ten Thousand  library records for the benefit of the scholarly community of their own university and other DELNET member-institutions


DELNET and its Role

Developing Library Network, New Delhi is a resource-sharing library network that connects nearly 7700 institutions in different states and countries. DELNET facilitates users with browsing Union catalogs, Inter-Library Loan and Document Delivery Services, etc.
It provides member libraries access to the data, delivering books through couriers and providing extensive connections. It is a significantly user-friendly database. The links under DELNET comprised Universities, Colleges, Organizations, medical hospitals, etc. And modernization of libraries is not a distant dream while utilizing such a database.

Akal University’s Commitment to Data Sharing and Accessibility

This recognition highlights the commitment of the University to providing accessibility for sharing of data, which is  essential for promoting research and development.
Data sharing and accessibility are essential as it encourages research and development. It not only makes the analysis easier but reduces its cost also. By sharing about 10,000 library records, The Department of Library at Akal University has promoted the research facility for its students and faculty and facilitated the whole academic community. 

Teamwork behind the Achievement

The achievement reflects the efforts and hard work of Mr. Shahzeb Hasan, Assistant Librarian, and the entire library staff. Mr. Shahzeb Hasan, Assistant Librarian cum Incharge, has played a crucial role in ensuring the library’s records are accurate and easily accessible to users. The recognition also acknowledges the contributions of the entire library staff. Their collective efforts have made this institution a valuable resource for students, faculty, and researchers.

Celebrating Akal University’s Success

It is a very proud moment for Akal University to receive the Certificate of Appreciation from DELNET. In today’s fast-paced world, accessing information is essential for academic success. The Department of Library’s dedication to data sharing has created a more open academic community. It has improved access to information and set an example for other institutions.


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