Health Infoscape: Health Information for Librarians

The Kerala Library Association is happy to invite you to attend the programme “Health Infoscape: Health Information for Librarians” on March 12th, 2016 (Saturday) at 10.00 am. The event will be held at DLIS Hall, Department of Library and Information Science, Kerala University Library Buildings, Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram.

Session – 1: What the doctor says? Dr. T. K. Padmanabhan, KIMS Hospital, Thiruvananthapuram,

Session – 2: A Healthcare volunteer’s perspective. Smt. Rahelamma Augustine, Former Dy. Librarian i/c, KUL, Thiruvananthapuram.

Session – 3: An Information Specialist speaks. Dr. V. Vishnu, Librarian cum Information Officer, R.C.C., Thiruvananthapuram.

Please join us for lunch thereafter.

Thanks and Regards,

Dr. K. P. Vijayakumar
President, KLA


KLA Centre for Professional Development (KLA-CPD), Thiruvananthapuram, offers 2 Day Workshop on DSpace, 13 – 14, February 2016

KLA Centre for Professional Development (KLA-CPD) announces its 13th training programme, a Two Day Workshop on DSpace, the Open Source Digital Repository Application, during February 13 – 14, 2016. 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: February 13 & 14, 2016; 10.00 am to 5.00 pm

Resource Persons: Shri Arun V R (KSCSTE, Tvpm), Shri Ashkar K (Mathrubhumi, Tvpm), and Shri Mithun (ITC, Bangalore)

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:

Last date for registration: 05/02/2016 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