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National Workshop on Koha & D-Space
August 26, 2016 - August 28, 2016
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. 0 -Space is a popular software to develop Institutional Repositories (IR).The first Public Version of 0 -Space was released in November 2002, as joint efforts between developers from MIT and HP Labs.
Objectives of the Workshop are:
- To create awareness among professionals about open source technology & its application in library.
- To equip Librarians with new skills and knowledge of the nascent IT development which are essential for providing better library services to the users.
- To maintain and enhance library services.
- To help participants in understanding the Open source Software Koha to automate their libraries and upgrade their services quality.
- To help Participants in understanding the open source software 0 -Space to organizing building open digital repository.
The proposed National Workshop on Koha & 0 -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.
Topics to be Covered
- Application of Open Source Software in the Libraries
- Open Source Software Koha : Introduction
- Koha Installation and Management
- Modules of KOHA
- Koha Backup/Restore
- OPAC Customization
- D Space Installation
- D -Space Customization and Management
- Backup in D Space
- Institutional Repositories on D Space
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.
Dr Pankaj A Gupta
President & Executive Director, INMANTEC
Organizing Secretary cum Workshop Coordinator
Dr Rajesh Kumar
|Dr Jaideep Sharma
DLIS, IGNOU, New Delhi
|Ms Parul Sharma|
|Prof Gaurav Parashar
|Mr Ram Kumar Pathak
Vidya Group of Institution, Meerut
|Dr M Masoom Raza
DLIS, Aligarh Muslim University
|Dr Sujit Kumar Pandey
Kumaun University, Nainital
|Mr Jitender Sharma
Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida
K R Mangalam University, Gurgaon
|Dr Sangeeta Kaul
DELNET, New Delhi
|Mr R S Aswal
|Dr Rishi Tiwari
BIMTECH, Greater Noida
|Mr Nikunj K Tyagi
NICFS, New Delhi
|Dr Anil Singh
NCERT, New Delhi
|Mr Bibhuti Nath Jha
|Dr Salma Khan
IFTM University, Moradabad
|Mr Vikrant Mallik
JIVESNA TECH, Ghaziabad
|Dr K P Singh
DLIS, University of Delhi, Delhi
|Mr Rohtash Singh
Amity University, Greater Noida
|Mr Basav Raj Tallikoti
DPL, New Delhi
|Mr Vinod Kumar Mishra
NIT, Raorkela, Orissa
|Dr Shiv Shankar Srivastava
Ajay Kumar Garg Engineering College, Ghaziabad
Mr Amit Gupta, IRC, INMANTEC
Mr APS Chauhan, IRC, INMANTEC
Mr Ravindra Mohan, IRC, INMANTEC
Mr Arun Kumar, IRC, INMANTEC
Ms Prachi Choudhary, IRC, INMANTEC
Ms Meera Kumari, IRC, INMANTEC