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Three Days Koha workshop.

Organisers: Marian College, Kuttikkanam, Kottayam, Kerala in association with Mahatma Gandhi University.

Dates: 17-19 May 2012
Registration Fee Rs. 1500 including food and accommodation.

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  • 1. OBJECTIVES OF THE WORKSHOP COORDINATORS1. To promote open source library management system for 1. Rev Fr Ruban J Thannickal, Manager, Marian College UGC SPONSORED NATIONAL WORKSHOP better administration and management of libraries.2. To popularize the KOHA (Integrated Library System) Kuttikkanam on 2. Dr Ruble Raj, Principal, Marian College Kuttikkanam among the librarians, library science teachers and 3. Ms Laila P Abraham, Deputy Librarian , Mahatma Gandhi KOHA students.3. To train the library professionals to have the technical University Library , Kottayam (an Open Source Integrated Library System) 4. Mr Ajesh P Joseph, Asst Professor, Marian College know how about installation, customization and running Kuttikkanam of various library applications through KOHA. 5. Sebastian Joseph ,Reference Assistant, M G University4. To form a network among the participant library Library,Kottayam professionals for professional advancement and learning. CONVENERTARGET PARTICIPANTS Mr Jobin Jose, Librarian, Marian College KuttikkanamParticipants of the Workshop are Library ScienceProfessionals from Universities, Colleges, Schools, and otherInstitutions. Library and Information Science students and VENUE & DATE Venue: Marian College Kuttikkanamteachers can also participate in the Workshop. Organized by Date: 17- 19 May 2012.OPERATING PLATFORM & METHODOLOGY REGISTRATION marian college libraryLectures, demonstration, discussions and extensive practical A maximum of 30 participants will be permitted. kuttikkanamsessions will be available. A live DVD based on Ubuntu Linux Admission is on first-come-first-serve basis.and latest version of KOHA will be distributed to participants. The registration fee: 1500 .(To be paid by Demand Draft in favour of The Principal, Marian College Kuttikkanam in association with payable at Peermade.)RESOURCE PERSONS The Registration fee includes workshop kit, food and Mahatma Gandhi University LibraryThe workshop sessions will be handled by reputed accommodation.Academicians and Computer Librarians. 17 to 19 May 2012 Thursday – Saturday CONTACT DETAILS: Applications should be sent by mail or e-mail in the prescribed format to: Mr JOBIN JOSE Librarian, Marian College Kuttikkanam Peermade, Idukki Dt., Kerala – 685 531 Mob: 09447827393, 04689-232203 (O) mcklibrary@gmail.com | jobinjobinjo@gmail.com (Application form can also be downloaded from www.mariancollege.org)
  • 2. MARIAN COLLEGE KUTTIKKANAM MARIAN LIBRARY INTRODUCTIONFounded in 1995 as an Aided College affiliated to Mahatma Fully computerized, Marian Library offers its users full The world is now witnessing an information revolution. The sources of information have grown into multiplicity as aGandhi University, Marian College Kuttikkanam epitomizes access to interactive media and hardcopies that result of this revolution. Libraries are now challenged tothe educational mission and objectives of the Catholic complement the teaching-learning process. The Library has update their operations with the most advanced forms ofDiocese of Kanjirapally. The college is situated at a very affluent array of national and international books, management to accommodate all kinds of sources ofKuttikkanam in Idukki district, among the undulating journals and online databases. At present the library has information and all kinds of its consumers. The wide rangemountain ranges of the Western Ghats offering a beautiful 18300 volumes and subscription to 190 journals. Online of print and electronic resources available in the librariesenvironment conducive to education. databases of the library include INFLIBNET, N-List, IEEE needs to be automated to meet the growing demand. The Xplore Digital Library DELNET, Questia etc. abundant availability of library solutions need to be carefully In its academic pursuit the library has organized several analyzed and appropriate one has to be chosen to best fitHigh standards of quality are ensured in all pursuits at academic and technical programmes in the college like the needs of the library professionals and the users of theMarian. As a centre of knowledge generation and International Workshop on UNESCO’s WINISIS/GENISIS from library resources. Open source solutions are providingempowerment, the College has always taken up new benefit to libraries by giving the opportunity to make it tailor-initiatives and new vistas of exploration. Marian is 6-9 September 2008,etc. made, considering the special features of each library ascommitted to quality education in all dimensions. From The Digital Library, Career Centre and UGC Network Resource well as by reducing initial and ongoing costs.learned Faculty, unique programmes, and with dedication Centre provide the ‘extra boost’ essential in the learningto social justice, Marian is committed to preparing students process of the students. THE WORKSHOP ON KOHAto meet the challenges and competition that await them KOHA is considered as a highly sophisticated Integratedbeyond the College walls, and to prepare them for future Library System (ILS) in the open source domain which offers MAHATMA GANDHI UNIVERSITY LIBRARYcareer and life. full featured ILS including OPAC, circulation, cataloguing, Established in 1989, the Library has a collection of about acquisitions, serials control etc. KOHA is used world-wide 44720 books, 1400 Ph.D thesis and a current subscription by universities, public, school and special libraries. It was to more than 360 journals, of which 150 are international. created in 1999 by Katipo Communications for the The Library also has access to more than 7000 online Horowhenua Library Trust in New Zealand. journals and databases including Sci- Finder Scholar under the UGC Infonet Digital Library Consortium. The Library MAJOR FEATURES OF KOHA subscribes online databases such as EBSCO, ProQuest and 1. Works on SQL with cataloguing data stored in MARC and Oxford Scholarship online. The Library has a very good ICT accessible via Z39.50. infrastructure. The University Library provides Open Access 2. Simple, clear interface to the results of Doctoral Research in the university 3. Various Web 2.0 facilities 4. Union catalogue facility transparent to academics world wide. 5. Customizable search 6. Ability to cope with numerous numbers of branches, users and user categories.
  • 3. UGC SPONSORED NATIONAL WORKSHOP on KOHA (an Open Source Integrated Library System) REGISTRATION FORMName .............................................................................Designation .............................................................................Institution .............................................................................Address ............................................................................. ................................ PIN : ....................................Ph No (O) .............................................................................Mobile .............................................................................Email .............................................................................Library Professional StudentAutomation software used in your library ...........................................................................................................................................Do you want to change the software: Yes ? No ?Date :Place : Signature of the Participant