KLA Centre for Professional Development (KLA-CPD), Thiruvananthapuram, offers 2 Day Workshop on DSpace, 14 – 15, November 2015

KLA Centre for Professional Development (KLA-CPD) announces its 12th training programme, a Two Day Workshop on DSpace, the Open Source Digital Repository Application, during November 14 – 15, 2015. The programme will be held at the KLA Centre for Professional Development (KLA-CPD), on the premises of KLA Head Quarters, Thiruvananthapuram. The workshop will impart basic skills in installing, managing, content capturing, and backup & restore using DSpace.

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:  November 14 & 15, 2015; 10.00 am to 5.00 pm

Resource Persons: Shri Arun V R (KSCSTE, Tvpm), Shri Ashkar K (Mathrubhumi, Tvpm), and Shri Mithun (IIITM-K, 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: http://wp.me/p26wSV-vO

Last date for registration: 08/11/2015 or until all seats are occupied, which ever is earlier


Registration fee must be paid through Bank Transfer mode or as a Demand Draft.

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


Demand Draft should be drawn in favour of Kerala Library Association, payable at Thiruvananthapuram. The DD must be send to Mr S. L. Faisal, (Treasurer, KLA), TC 2/317, PVN-B/23, Pillaveedu Nagar, Kesavadasapuram, Pattom Palace P. O, Thiruvananthapuram – 695004.

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

All communications will be primarily through e-mail.

For more details contact:

Mr Sriram V., Mob: 09447251892 / Mr S. L. Faisal., Mob: 09447699724

Shri N. Parameswaran  &  Shri N. Sukumaran Nair, Coordinators, KLA-CPD Mob:09387822201/09447213155

Two Day Workshop on “DSpace”, 14-15 November 2015: Online Registration


We have received registrations for the total seats announced. Hence the registration for this event is closed.

For more information regarding KLA-CPD events keep visiting https://klaweblog.wordpress.com

Thanking you for contacting us.


Co-ordinator, KLA-CPD

Prof. K. A. ISAAC Commemoration Lecture 2015

Kerala Library Association cordially invite all to the 10th Prof. K. A. ISAAC Commemoration Lecture to be held on 9th October 2015 at 3.30 pm at the DLIS Hall, Kerala University Library Buildings, Thiruvananthapuram.

Dr. Jagdish Arora, Director, INFLIBNET Centre, Ahmedabad will deliver the lecture on the topic “Ten Technologies Librarians Should Know to Contribute and Strengthen Their Institutions”

Dr. K. P. Vijayakumar
President, KLA

Presidential Address
Shri. P. Jayarajan
Library Advisor
Thunchath Ezhuthachan Malayalam University, Tirur, Kerala & Former Head, British Council Libraries, India

Commemoration Lecture
Dr. Jagdish Arora
Director, INFLIBNET Centre, Ahmedabad

Reminiscences of Prof. K. A. Isaac
Dr. T. K. Subramoni
Former Manager, British Library, Thiruvananthapuram

Vote of thanks
Dr. M. Lalitha
General Secretary, KLA

KA Isaac 2015 Notice


The Cochin College Library in association with the Kerala Library Association (KLA Ernakulam Region) and the Kerala College Librarian’s Associoation (KCLA) is organizing a Two – Day UGC Sponsored National Workshop on Research Reporting and Managing Citing Reference Resources with Zotero.

Venue and date:

Venue   : The Cochin College, Kochi.

Date      : 16-17 October 2015 (Friday and Saturday)

Target Participants:

The workshop can be attended by Librarians, Teachers, Research Scholars, and Students from Universities, Colleges, Schools, and other Institutions.

Sessions on:

Research reporting, Plagiarism, Mendeley, Zotero


  • Registration is limited to 50 participants on first come first serve basis Last date for Registration is-10th October 15
  • Registration fee: 300/- for all participants. (Fees include workshop kit, working lunch, tea, and Certificates.)
  • Registration fee should be paid by Demand Draft in favour of The Principal, The Cochin College, Kochi-02 – Payable at SBT, Kochi branch.
  • Duty leave can be availed as per norms.

The Workshop Brochure can be downloaded here:

Page 1. https://goo.gl/PWX9J4

Page 2. https://goo.gl/h9kqsr

Registration form can be downloaded from- www.thecochincollege.org

Filled application form along with DD to be sent to:

Mrs. Jeena Jayan,

Librarian, The Cochin College,

Kochi, Ernakulam (Dist),

Kerala Pin- 682002.

The participants should send by e-mail a copy of filled registration form to jeena.ranjit229@gmail.com


Jeena Jayan (Librarian & Convenor)        Mob: 9633303991

Christopher K. G (Library Staff)                 Mob: 9947936800

Suresh A. S (Library Staff)                           Mob: 9400626622