National Workshop on Koha from 4-5 June 2010 at Jharkhand

04/06/2010 00:00


Birla Institute of Technology is
conducting national workshop on KOHA: Open Source Software for Library
Automation? On 4-5 June, 2010.

The workshop will cover installation of KOHA on Windows or Linux operating
system, Introduction to Windows or Linux Operating System, customization and
configuration of KOHA software, demonstration of all modules like
Acquisitions, Cataloguing, Serial Control, Circulation & OPAC, Introduction
to MARC 21, multilingual support in KOHA, MARC records, import feature in
KOHA etc.

Target Audience
The Koha workshop is of great use to the library professionals and Professor
I/C of academic libraries, public libraries, special libraries, government
departmental libraries, institutional libraries, etc that are interested in
library automation. The workshop will help the library professionals to
adopt the open source software and benefit from its wide-ranging features.

The number of participants is expected to be 30 and the preference will be
given to first-cum-first basis who have basic knowledge of handling

Workshop Fee
The registration fee for the workshop includes workshop kit (software
installable, Operating System, Training Material), breakfast, tea, lunch and
Early bird registration (on or before 20th May 2010):  Rs. 500.00
Normal registration (after 20th May 2010 & on/ before 4th June 2010)
:    Rs. 600.00

Accommodation (optional, at additional cost)
Accommodation can be provided at BIT guest house for the outstation
candidates at additional charges.
Institutional Guest House: Rs. 600 per day
Research Scholar Hostel: Rs. 200 per day
Students Hostel:     Free for two day workshop nights

Help desk.
For more details please contact
Mr. Amitabh Kumar Mangalam    09470943275
Ms. Rameshwari Pandey    :         09470160053
Ms. Shamida Lakra    :                 09431325626
Mr. Debojyoti Nath    :                 09470162180
Ms. Tanushree Bhatnagar    :         09431326753
Ms. Rita Sinha        :                      09431172006
Mr.Samir Kumar Jalal     :              09955166115
Coordinator        :                          09430702887