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National Workshop on Koha & D-Space

August 26, 2016 - August 28, 2016

Best Colleges in Ghaziabad NCR

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:

  1. To create awareness among professionals about open source technology & its application in library.
  2. To equip Librarians with new skills and knowledge of the nascent IT development which are essential for providing better library services to the users.
  3. To maintain and enhance library services.
  4. To help participants in understanding the Open source Software Koha to automate their libraries and upgrade their services quality.
  5. 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

  1. Application of Open Source Software in the Libraries
  2. Open Source Software Koha : Introduction
  3. Koha Installation and Management
  4. Modules of KOHA
  5. Koha Backup/Restore
  6. OPAC Customization
  7. D Space Installation
  8. D -Space Customization and Management
  9. Backup in D Space
  10. Institutional Repositories on D Space

Registration Charges

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
Librarian, INMANTEC

Workshop Advisor

Dr Jaideep Sharma
DLIS, IGNOU, New Delhi
Ms Parul Sharma
Prof Gaurav Parashar
INMANTEC Institutions
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
Dr Helaluddin
K R Mangalam University, Gurgaon
Dr Sangeeta Kaul
DELNET, New Delhi
Mr R S Aswal
C-DAC, Noida
Dr Rishi Tiwari
BIMTECH, Greater Noida
Mr Nikunj K Tyagi
NICFS, New Delhi
Dr Anil Singh
NCERT, New Delhi
Mr Bibhuti Nath Jha
Ashoka University
Dr Salma Khan
IFTM University, Moradabad
Mr Vikrant Mallik
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
Organizing Committee
Mr Amit Gupta, IRC, INMANTEC
Mr Ravindra Mohan, IRC, INMANTEC
Mr Arun Kumar, IRC, INMANTEC
Ms Prachi Choudhary, IRC, INMANTEC
Ms Meera Kumari, IRC, INMANTEC

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August 26, 2016
August 28, 2016


Integrated Academy of Management & Technology
NH 24, Near Dasna Crossing, Adhyatmik Nagar, Udyog Kunj
Ghaziabad, U.P 201009 India
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