Three days Koha workshop at Kerala Library Association Kottayam region

1. Selection and management of Open Source software in library
2. Basic Linux training
3. Learning of Koha installation on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
4. Hands on training of Koha modules
5. Tips for system maintenance and administration
6. How to utilize Koha community support

Venue: Marian College Kuttikkanam
Date: 24-26 August 2015

Vimal Kumar V.
Technical Assistant
Mahatma Gandhi University Library

Prajeesh Bhaskaran
Technical Assistant
Mahatma Gandhi University Library

Savithry T.K.
Technical Assistant
Mahatma Gandhi University Library

Jasimudeen S.
St. Stephens College, Uzhavoor

Jobin Jose
Marian College Kuttikkanam

A maximum of 30 participants will be permitted.
Admission is on first-come-first-serve basis.
The registration fee: Rs. 2000 . (To be paid by Demand Draft in favour of The Principal, Marian College Kuttikkanam payable at Peermade).
The Registration fee includes workshop kit, food and accommodation.

Advance online registration

You can download registration form from here

Duty leave will be available for the participants.

Lectures, demonstration, discussions and extensive practical sessions will be available.


Vimal Kumar V.
Kerala Library Association
Kottayam Region
Mobile: 9846496323
vimal0212 at

Marian College Kuttikkanam
Peermade, Idukki Dt., Kerala – 685 531
Mob: 09447827393, 04689-232203 (O)

Ph.D Registration in Library and Information Science in the University of Kerala: Extension of Part time facility to all Library Professionals, final order issued

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Order No: Order No. Ac. A. II/4/12845//2015   Dated 05/06/2015

Download: Ph.D registration in Library & Information Science- Extension of part time facility to library professionals – Approved – Orders issued 

A notable victory of constant efforts carried out by Kerala Library Association.

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


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


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


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 (

Mr Sriram V., Mob: 09447251892

Mr S. L. Faisal., Mob: 09447699724