KLA Centre for Professional Development (KLA-CPD), Thiruvananthapuram – Two Day Workshop on KOHA, 09 – 10 May 2015

KLA Centre for Professional Development (KLA-CPD) announces its 9th training programme, a Two Day Workshop on KOHA, the Open Source Library Management Software, during May 09 – 10, 2015. The programme will be held at the KLA Centre for Professional Development (KLA-CPD), on the premises of KLA Head Quarters, Thiruvananthapuram.

Who can participate: Working Library Professionals, LIS Students and Researchers in LIS.

Venue: Room No. 36, 2nd Floor, Kairalie Plaza Annexe, Karamana P.O., Thiruvananthapuram-695 002.

Date & Time:  May 09 & 10, 2015; 10.00 am to 5.00 pm

Resource Persons: Shri Arun V R (KSCSTE, Tvpm) and Shri Ashkar K (Mathrubhumi, Tvpm)
Training mode: Demonstration and Hands on sessions

Course Fee: Rs 1000/- (includes study kit+software CD/DVD, working lunch, tea and snacks)

Number of seats: 10 (Ten) only

Registration: On first come first served mode.

Online Registration:  Click here

Last date for registration: 05/05/2015 or until all seats are occupied, which ever is earlier

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Registration fee must be paid through bank transfer mode or as a Demand Draft

Demand Draft should be drawn in favour of Kerala Library Association, payable at Thiruvananthapuram. The DD must be send to Mr. V. Sriram, (Treasurer, KLA), DBRA-80, Cliff House Road, Kowdiar P.O., Thiruvananthapuram – 695003

or

By fund transfer to:

Name: Kerala Library Association
A/c No. 67061603692
IFSC Code: SBTR0000292
Bank Name: State Bank Of Travancore
Branch Name: KUOC Trivandrum Branch
Address: Kerala University PO, Thiruvananthapuram – 695034

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Registration will be confirmed only after the receipt of the prescribed fee

All communications will be primarily through e-mail.

For more details:
Shri N. Parameswaran  &  Shri N. Sukumaran Nair, Coordinators, KLA-CPD
Mob:09387822201/09447213155 (npwaran49@yahoo.co.in/sukukla@yahoo.com)

Mr Sriram V., Mob: 09447251892

Mr S. L. Faisal., Mob: 09447699724

Two Day Workshop on Koha 09-10 May 2015: Online Registration

Details for money transfer.

Name: Kerala Library Association
A/c No. 67061603692
IFSC Code: SBTR0000292
Bank Name: State Bank Of Travancore
Branch Name: KUOC Trivandrum Branch
Address: Kerala University PO, Thiruvananthapuram – 695034

Details for payment by Demand Draft.

Demand Draft to be drawn in favour of “Kerala Library Association” payable at Thiruvananthapuram, and to be sent to the address V. Sriram, Treasurer KLA, DBRA-80, Cliff House Road, Kowdiar P. O., Thiruvananthapuram – 695003 Mob 9447251892

Online registration is only for advance information. The registration will be confirmed only after receiving the DD / Online Payment.

Seminar on scholarly communication and best practices in research: snapshots

Kerala Library Association Kottayam Region has organised one day seminar on Scholarly communication and best practices in research at St. Berchmans College (Autonomous), Changanassery on 9 April 2015.

Dr Tomy Joseph Padinjareveetil, Principal, St. Berchmans College inaugurated the seminar.

Dr. Tomy Joseph Padinjareveetil, Principal, St. Berchmans College inaugurate the seminar.

Dr Tomy Joseph Padinjareveetil, Principal, St. Berchmans College released Festschrift volume to honor KLA Kottayam Region President Rev. Fr. Jose Viruppel. Title of the book is "Paradigm shift in libraries".

Dr Tomy Joseph Padinjareveetil, Principal, St. Berchmans College released Festschrift volume to honor Rev. Fr. Jose Viruppel, President, KLA Kottayam Region. Title of the book is “Paradigm shift in libraries”.

Participants belong to research scholars, postgraduate students, faculty members and library professionals.

Dr. Job Joseph

Dr. Job Joseph, HOD, Dept. of Commerce, St. Berchmans College handles session on Principles of effective theses writing.

Session on Research evaluation indicators by Smt. Savithry T.K., Technical Assistant, Mahatma Gandhi University Library.

Session on Research evaluation indicators by Smt. Savithry T.K., Mahatma Gandhi University Library.

Session on How to avoid plagiarism by Sri. Jasimudeen S., Librarian, St. Stephens College, Uzhavoor.

Session on How to avoid plagiarism by Sri. Jasimudeen S., Librarian, St. Stephens College, Uzhavoor.

Session on Plagiarism checking softwares by Sri. K.K. Murali, Assistant Librarian, Mahatma Gandhi University Library.

Session on Plagiarism checking softwares by Sri. K.K. Murali, Assistant Librarian, Mahatma Gandhi University Library.

Vimal Kumar V.

Session on Reference management software by Sri. Vimal Kumar V., Technical Assistant, Mahatma Gandhi University Library, Kottayam.

One day seminar on scholarly communication and best practices in research

Seminar-brochureSuccess as an academic will depend heavily on your ability to communicate with fellow researchers, colleagues and the public at large. Once upon a time journals and books were the available outlets of scholarly dissemination. Academic communication scenario began to change with the advent of dynamic web and collaborative tools in Web 2.0. Lot of user friendly tools are now available to disseminate academic content. Academic social networks are very helpful to build network with other peers in your domain.

Plagiarism is considered as a serious crime in academic communication landscape. Direct or indirect occurrences of plagiarism in scholarly literature can lead to the end of academic career.

Scholarly communication skills are very important for academic community to get job, achieve professional goals, career improvement and to gain academic status. Awareness about plagiarism is also very essential to avoid accidental plagiarism and establish your identity in the circle.

The seminar is designed to enhance your academic communication skills, give awareness about plagiarism and share strategies to tackle plagiarism threat.

SCOPE

The following topics will cover in the seminar:

  • Best practices in academic writing

  • How to avoid plagiarism

  • Reference Management tools

  • Research Evaluation Indicators

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE

Faculty Members, Research scholars, M.Phil, PG students in all disciplines and Library professionals.

VENUE: Seminar Hall, St. Berchmans College, Changanassery

DATE AND TIME: 9 April 2015; 9.00 am to 4.00 pm

REGISTRATION: Registration fee is Rs.200 for Research Scholars & Students, Rs.300 for Faculty members & Library Professionals. All participants have to register online before 6 April 2015. Registration fee can be paid in cash directly to Secretary or at S B College Library, Changanassery.

Online Registration form

CONTACT DETAILS
Secretary
Kerala Library Association, Kottayam Region
Mobile- 8289896323, Email: klaktym@gmail.com

Workshop on Academic Blogging at MG University Library

wordpress-KLA

About the workshop

Hands on training will be based WordPress blogging platform. WordPress is considered as an easy to use publishing platform for academic community. With WordPress, we can create any type of website: a personal blog or website, a photo blog, a professional portfolio, academic website, library portal, a magazine or news website, an online community, even a network of websites. Teachers, students, research scholars and library professionals can publish their content with ease and effectively to keep in touch with their peers. WordPress offers most of the features suitable for scholarly communication for academic community.

In this workshop, participants will develop a custom website and blog with static and dynamic pages from scratch. Experienced resource persons will introduce various features and plugins available with WordPress to make your website fully functional.

Scope

Understand the capabilities of WordPress as a blogging platform and CMS.

Learn basic HTML and CSS

Develop a custom website from scratch

Learn how to customize WordPress

Understand how to utilise the WordPress plug-in library

Who can participate

Working Library Professionals, Faculty Members, Students and Research scholars.

REGISTRATION RESTRICTED TO PARTICIPANTS WHO CAN BRING A LAPTOP TO TRAINING PROGRAMME.

Venue: Seminar Hall, Mahatma Gandhi University Library

Date & Time:  February 20 & 21, 2015; 9.30 am to 4.00 pm

Registration: Registration fee is Rs. 800 for outside participants (including working lunch, tea and snacks). Seat allotment will be based on first come first served basis. Completed registration form can be send to the email address, klaktym@gmail.com After the confirmation of admission, registration fee can be paid in cash at the registration counter of the programme on 20th February.  Please visit this link to download  registration form.

Accommodation will be provided to the participants on prior request on additional payment.

Resource Persons:  Shri. Faisal S.L., Librarian, Kendriya Vidyalaya, Pattom, Thiruvananthapuram.

                                   Shri. Prajeesh Bhaskaran, Library Assistant, MG University Library

                                   Shri. Jasimudeen S., Librarian, St. Stephen’s College, Uzhavoor.

Contact details

The Librarian

MG University Library

Kottayam-686560

Phone: 0481-2733527

Email: library@mgu.ac.in