Ubuntu Tutorial (PPT)

Ubuntu 18.04 Long Term Support version released on 26 April 2018. Ubuntu 18.04 release party organised for the popularity of the Linux Operating System.

The program jointly organised by Mahatma Gandhi University Library, Kottayam, Kerala and Kerala Library Association-Kottayam Region on 30 May 2018.

Sri. Tomy Joseph, President, KLA-Kottayam Region presided over the function. Felicitation speech by Dr Laila T. Abraham, University Librarian (In-Charge), Mahatma Gandhi University.

The tutorial session handled by Vimal Kumar V., Technical Assistant, Mahatma Gandhi University Library.


The tutorial covered the following topics:
1. Introduction to Ubuntu Linux
2. Hardware selection for Linux
3. Ubuntu Installation
4. Ubuntu 18.04 features
5. Introduction to apt-get commands

Here is the link to Ubuntu Tutorial PPT

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS iso image can be download from here,


Librarians’ Meet and KLA Kottayam Region General Body Meeting

Annual General Body meeting of Kerala Library Association Kottayam Region and Librarians’ Meet will be held on 18th April 2018 at Mahatma Gandhi University Library, Seminar Hall. KLA President Dr. K. P. Vijayakumar will preside over the function. On this occasion KLA Kottayam Region will felicitate Writers, PhD holders and retired professionals in the region.

Dr. Aji C. Panicker, Syndicate Member, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam.

Librarians’ Meet (11 AM to 12:30 PM)

Welcome Speech: Sri. Tomy Joseph, President, KLA Kottayam Region

Presidential Address: Dr. K.P. Vijayakumar, President, KLA Central committee

Inaugural address: Dr. Aji C. Panicker, Member Syndicate, MG University

Presentation of memento :

LIS Legend
Dr. V.K. Thomas
Former Librarian, Visva Bharati University

Sri. Ignatius Kalayanthani,
Asst. Librarian (retd.), MG University

Sri. Harish S.
(Kerala Sahithya Academy Award winner)

Sri. K.K. Sudhakaran,
Deputy Librarian (retd.), MG University

Smt. Saritha,

Librarian, School of Letters, MG University

Retired LIS Stalwarts
Sri. Suku J.,
Deputy Librarian (retd.), MG University

Dr. Sujatha R.,
Asst. Librarian (Sel. Gr.) (retd.), MG University

PhD Holders
Dr. Laila T. Abraham, Librarian (In-Charge), MG University

Dr. Sujatha R.,
Asst. Librarian (Sel. Gr.) (retd.), MG University

Dr. Deepa R, Reference Assistant, MG University


Dr. P.K. Suresh Kumar, Secretary, KLA Central Committee.
Dr. Laila T. Abraham, Librarian (In-Charge), MG University

Vote of thanks: Sri. Vimal Kumar V.
Secretary, KLA Kottayam Region

KLA Kottayam Region – General Body Meeting: 12.30 AM
Programme Details
Welcome: Sri. Tomy Joseph, President, KLA Kottayam Region
Presidential address: Dr. K.P. Vijayakumar, President, KLA Central committee
Report & accounts: Vimal Kumar V., Secretary, KLA Kottayam Region
Interactive session:
Election of new office bearers:
Vote of Thanks: Newly elected President, KLA Kottayam Region

Discourse on Plagiarism, 3 Feb., 2018, DLIS, Kerala University Library

Kerala Library Association and the Department of Library & Information Science (DLIS), University of Kerala, organizes jointly a Discourse on Plagiarism on 3rd February 2018 (Saturday) in the DLIS Lecture Hall, Kerala University Library Buildings, Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram.

Shri.  Manoj Kumar K., Scientist-D (CS), INFLIBNET Centre, Gandhinagar and the winner of  NDLTD (Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations) Leadership Award-2017 will be honoured at the function. 

Shri Manoj Kumar will deliver a presentation on the topic “Plagiarism and checking tools”, following the felicitation ceremony.

Time: 10.00 am to 12.30pm

There will be no registration fee. You may confirm your participation by register online here.

Discourse on Plagiarism INVITATION FINAL

For details, contact Dr P. K. Suresh Kumar, General Secretary, KLA (Mob: 09495718460)