Dean of Staff & Student Welfare (SSW)

Dr. S. Ally Sornam

Dr. S. Ally Sornam, M.A., MLIS., Ph.D., is Associate Professor and Head of the PG and Research Department of Library Information Science. She has 30 years of teaching experience and her specializations are Library Management, Information Marketing and Knowledge Management.

She was former Dean of Sciences and Co-ordinator for IGNOU-Convergence Scheme. Presently she is Dean for Research and Development and Member Secretary of the Academic Council of the College.

She has guided 6 Ph.D. and another 6 Ph.Ds are under guidance. She has published 45 articles in National and International Journal and 80 papers in National and International Conference Proceedings. She has edited 6 books authored 2 and completed one Minor Research Project. She has organized 6 National Conferences. She is a regular resource person for UGC, ICSSR, State and Central Government sponsored orientation and refresher courses.

She has prepared course materials for various universities on Library Management, Information System and Services. Information Processing and Retrieval(Theory & Practice). She has been a Board of Study member for the Universities in Tamil Nadu which impart LIS Education.

She is a refree lance writer for Christian Magazines. She was in Hawai, USA for a month to attend a Leadership Training Programme organized by Haggai Institute, USA.


Ph.D.2004Bharathidasan University, Trichy
MLIS 1984Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai
M.A(English)1992Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai
B.Sc. Zoology1981Sarah Tucker College, Tirunelveli


YearDesignation & college/University
1984-1989Assistant Professor,Bishop Heber College, Trichy
1989 – till dateAssociate Professor & Head,Bishop Heber College, Trichy
2008-2010Dean of Science,Bishop Heber College, Trichy
2008-2012Co-ordinator – IGNOU - CS,Bishop Heber College, Trichy
2008 – till dateMember Secretary, Academic council, Bishop Heber College, Trichy
2008 – till dateDean of Research & Development, Bishop Heber College, Trichy

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