First and Largest Academic Social Network of LIS Professionals in India
Time: August 26, 2016 to August 28, 2016
Location: Integrated Academy of Management and Technology (INMANTEC)
Street: Near Dasna Flyover NH-24 Adyatmik Nagar Ghaziabad-201009
Website or Map: http://www.inmantec.edu
Event Type: workshop, on, open, source, software, koha, &, d, space
Organized By: Amit Gupta
Latest Activity: Mar 29
About the Workshop Theme
World over, libraries are constantly facing challenges to meet the ever increasing expectations of users due to lack of funds. Therefore, it is high time that libraries upgrade their services and systems using innovative approaches and making use of latest technology to fulfill ever increasing users’ expectations. Open source software for automation and modernization of services offers a great opportunity for librarians and has come handy in meeting users’ expectations.
KOHA is the first open-source Integrated Library System (ILS) developed in 1999 by Katipo communications, New Zealand. Koha is web based multilingual Integrated Library System designed to cater automation needs of medium to large libraries. It is customizable open source software (OSS).
D-Space is an Open Source repository Software for academic, non-profit and commercial organizations building open digital repositories. It is free and easy to install “out of the box” and completely customizable to fit the needs of any organization. D Space is popular software to develop Institutional Repositories (IR).
The first Public Version of D-Space was released in November 2002, as joint efforts between developers from MIT and HP Labs.
Objectives of the Workshop are:-
The proposed National Workshop on Koha & D-Space-training and Certification will help the LIS Professionals to automate their libraries and building open digital repository using open source software KOHA and D-Space free of cost and raise the standards of libraries in the eyes of stakeholders.
Rs. 1500/- for LIS Professionals
Rs. 1000/- for Student & Research Scholars
Last date of Registration 23th Aug 2016
Delegates are requested to fill the registration form and return the same along with workshop fee to the Organizing Secretary latest by 23th Aug 2016. Registration will include kit, lunch and tea.
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