INMANTEC Three Days National Workshop on "Open Source Software Koha-Training and Certification"
Theme: Open Source Software Koha
Information Resource Centre (IRC),
Integrated Academy of Management and Technology,
Date: Dec. 18-20, 2015
Organized By: Integrated Academy of Management and Technology (INMANTEC),
Registration Form: http://www.punlib.net/uploads/Registration_form.pdf
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 a customizable open source software (OSS).
According to a survey there were approximately 140 libraries around the world using koha since as early
as 2007, including 30 in North America. Koha satisfies all the functional requirements of a library
management system. It is full featured MARC based integrated library system and is constantly
upgraded according to the changing technology requirements.
Objectives of the Workshop are:-
- 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 theirservicesquality
The proposed Workshop on Koha will help the LIS Professionals to automate their libraries using
open source software KOHA free of cost and raise the standards of libraries in the eyes of
TOPICS TO BE COVERED
- Open Source Software (OSS)
- Application of Open Source Software in the Libraries
- Open Source Software Koha: Introduction
- Koha Installation and Management
- Modules of KOHA
- OPAC Customization
- Koha Backup/Restore
Rs. 1000/-for LIS Professionals
Rs.800/- for Student & Research Scholars
$ 50/-for International LIS Professionals
On line Registration Fee Transfer Details Given Below:
Name of the Institution:- Integrated Academy of Management and Technology
Acc. No. 21330100011779
IFC Code BARB0TRDGHA
Last date of Registration 15th Dec 2015
Delegates are requested to fill the registration form and return the same along with workshop fee to the
Organizing Secretary latest by 15th Dec 2015. Registration will include kit, lunch and tea.
(Intake: A total of 50 participants will be enrolled on the first cum first basis)
Contact Person: Dr. Rajesh Kumar, Librarian,
Organizing Secretary-cum-Workshop Coordinator.
Email ID: firstname.lastname@example.org