Three day National Workshop on KOHA, 20-22 July 2017, KUFOS, Kochi

About the Workshop

Koha

Koha is a web based advanced open-source Integrated Library System in use today by hundreds of libraries worldwide.  Koha adheres to many library standards and protocols such as MARC 21, UNIMARC, z39.50, SRU/SW, SIP2, SIP/NCIP, ensuring interoperability between Koha and other systems and technologies.  It is a multilingual Integrated Library System which caters to the automation needs of medium to large libraries around the world.

The workshop will be on LINUX.

Objective(s) of the workshop

This is a basic level workshop.  The main objective of the workshop is to enrich KOHA knowledge among the participants and to make them use KOHA’s features like report generation, customisation independently. The workshop will provide hands-on experience on using and in the administration of KOHA.

About  Kerala Library Association

Kerala Library Association is the premier association of qualified librarians in the state.  Since its inception in 1972 KLA has been able to represent the interests of the qualified librarians working in different libraries, always with due foresight and objectivity, keeping in view the proper development of the libraries and library services in the state. The achievements of KLA are well reflected in the developmental history of library movement in Kerala. The Association has played a pivotal role in the scientific management and quality improvement of Library and Information System (LIS) in the State.

As part of its mission of continuing education of librarians, the KLA Ernakulam Region has so far conducted various seminars, workshops etc. at national, state and regional levels as well.

About KUFOS

Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean studies (KUFOS) is an autonomous public funded-institution established on 20th November 2010. KUFOS is the first fisheries university in the country. The headquarters of KUFOS with its enchanting blue building stands in harmony with the greenery at Panangad, 12 km away from Kochi city, along NH-47. It provides high quality instructional programmes in fisheries, ocean sciences and allied subjects. The University now has 75 acres in the headquarters at Panangad, 50 acres at Fisheries station, Puduveypu and 10 acres at Thiruvallom near Vizhinjam.

Who should participate?

The workshop is primarily intended for Library and Information Science professionals, researchers and BLIS graduates.

Registration fees

Registration fees     :  Rs 1500/-

: Rs 2500/- (for sponsored candidates)

Demand Draft should be drawn in favour of Kerala Library Association Ernakulam Region payable at Ernakulam.

Registration is limited to 25 participants on first come first served basis. The participants will be provided with working lunch, refreshments etc.

Accommodation

Participants will have to make arrangements for their own accommodation.

Last date for registration is  17th July 2017 [The registration to this event is closed]

For more details contact:

Organizing Secretary

Sri. Kunjumuhammed V. S. , Assistant Librarian, KUFOS Mob: 9388478597

 Convener(s)

Dr Shibu Ray S., Secretary, Kerala Library Association Ernakulam Region. Mob: 9496280652, E-mail:   klaern@gmail.com

Shri. Manuel P. J., President, Kerala Library Association Ernakulam Region. Mob:9496276307

How to reach KUFOS

BY AIR:

The nearest airport is Cochin International Airport which is the busiest airport of Kerala and just 25Km away from KUFOS, Panangad. The recommended option is to catch a Taxi/ Cab from Airport to Madavana (Vytilla – Eramelloor Road).

BY TRAIN:

The nearest railway station is ERNAKULAM (JUNCTION) located near South of the Cochin City / Jose Junction. However, certain trains pass through ERNAKULAM TOWN which is located near North of the Cochin City. The best option to reach KUFOS from railway station is to catch a Taxi/ Cab/ Auto Rickshaw. But the cheapest option will be utilizing the local City Bus Services connecting the stops SOUTH – KADAVANTHRA – VYTILLA – MADAVANA

BY BUS:

The nearest major bus station is Vytilla, it is in the heart of Cochin City which connects with all national and intercity transports of South India. The best option to reach KUFOS from Bus Station is by Taxi/ Auto Rickshaw or by utilizing the local City Bus services.

                                           

 

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Two day National Advanced Training Programme on KOHA by KLA Ernakulam Region

Kerala Library Association Ernakulam Region in association with Center for Information Resource Management (CIRM), CUSAT, Kochi-682022 is organizing a Two day National Advanced Training Programme on KOHA.

Venue:   CIRM in Cochin University Main Campus at Kalamassery, Kochi-22

Date    :    18—19 November 2016

About the Workshop

Koha is a web based advanced open-source Integrated Library System in use today by hundreds of libraries worldwide.  Koha adheres to many library standards and protocols such as MARC 21, UNIMARC, z39.50, SRU/SW, SIP2, SIP/NCIP, ensuring interoperability between Koha and other systems and technologies.  It is a multilingual Integrated Library System which caters to the automation needs of medium to large libraries around the world.

Objective(s) of the workshop

The main objective of the workshop is to strengthen the KOHA knowledge of the participants and to make them use KOHA’s features like report generation, customisation independently. The workshop will provide hands-on experience on using and in the administration of KOHA

About  Kerala Library Association

Kerala Library Association is the premier association of qualified librarians in the state.  Since its inception in 1972 KLA has been able to represent the interests of the qualified librarians working in different libraries, always with due foresight and objectivity, keeping in view the proper development of the libraries and library services in the state. The achievements of KLA are well reflected in the developmental history of library movement in Kerala. The Association has played a pivotal role in the scientific management and quality improvement of Library and Information System (LIS) in the State

As part of its mission of continuing education of librarians, the KLA Ernakulam Region has so far conducted various seminars, workshops etc. at national, state and regional levels as well.

About CIRM

The Center for Information Resource Management (CIRM) was established in 1998 with the help of the MHO-INFOCUS project of the Netherlands Government. In 2006, CIRM has been established as an Independent Centre with full fledged Office. The main objective of CIRM is to act as the nodal centre for all the information technology resources of the University. It involves design, installation and maintenance of the IT infrastructure including the network, software resources and IT enabled services and facilities. CIRM also provide the staff training, user support and consulting services to user departments and external clients on demand.

Who should participate?

The workshop is primarily intended for Library and Information Science professionals, researchers and BLIS graduates.  This is an advanced level workshop on Koha open source library software, so the working knowledge of KOHA is mandatory.

Details Registration fees
Rs.2000/-

for all Candidate

Rs 2500/-

(for sponsored candidates)

Rs 1500/-

(for staffs of CUSAT)

Demand Draft should be drawn in favour of Kerala Library Association Ernakulam Region payable at Ernakulam.

Registration is limited to 20 participants on first come first served basis. The participants will be provided with working lunch, refreshments etc.

 

Registration for this programme is closed.

For more details, contact

Organising Secretary: 

Dr .G SANTHOSH KUMAR,

The Hon. Director,CIRM, CUSAT,Kochi – 22

Convener

Dr. Shibu Ray.S, Regional Secretary, KLA and   Assistant Librarian Sr. Scale, School of Management Studies,  CUSAT, Kochi – 22.  Mob: 9496280652

How to reach the venue

CUSAT is well connected by rail and road.  Nearest Bus Stop is CUSAT stop in between Ernakulam and Aluva bus route. Nearest railway stations are Aluva and Ernakulam.

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Two day National Workshop on Content Management System using Joomla, 5th – 6th August 2016

Kerala Library Association, Ernakulam Region in association with Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies, Ernakulam is organizing Two day National Workshop on Content Management System using Joomla during 5th-6th August 2016.

The venue of the workshop is Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS), Panangad P.O., Kochi, Kerala, India, Pin 682 506.

Objective(s) of the workshop:
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The main objective of the workshop is to equip the participants to develop a website of their own and for their institutions. The workshop will help the participants to explore Content Management Systems and to build a stable and scalable CMS.

Who should participate?
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The workshop is primarily intended for Library and Information Science professionals, researchers and computer graduates. College students seeking future in Web Technologies can also attend the workshop.
This is a basic level workshop, so there are no prerequisites. Anyone interested, can join this workshop. A basic knowledge of HTML and simple database concepts would be helpful.

Registration
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Registration fees : Rs 1000/- (for KLA members & for staff and students of KUFOS)
: Rs 1250/- (for others)
: Rs 2000/- (for sponsored candidates).

Demand Draft should be drawn in favour of Kerala Library Association Ernakulam Region payable at Ernakulam.

Registration is limited to 40 participants on first come first served basis. The participants will be provided with working lunch, refreshments etc.

Accommodation
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Participants will have to make arrangements for their own accommodation. However assistance will be provided if required.

Last date:
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Last date for registration is 31st July 2016

Online registration is available at http://wp.me/p26wSV-AK

For more details contact:

Organising Secretary
Dr. Shibu Ray.S
Assistant Librarian,
School of Management Studies, CUSAT, Kochi -22
klaern@gmail.com; Mob: 9496280652

Convener(s)
Sri. Kunjumuhammed V. S.
Assistant Librarian, KUFOS
Mob: 9388478597

Sri. Manuel P.J
President
Kerala Library Association Ernakulam Region
Mob: 9496276307

Seminar on how to avoid plagiarism (snapshots)

Tomy sir

Welcome speech by Sri. Tomy Joseph, President, KLA-Kottayam Region.

Dr. M.S. John

Talk on Writing in Social Sciences by Dr. M.S. John, Director of Research, Central University of Kerala.

Jasimudeen

Strategies to avoid plagiarism by Sri. Jasimudeen S., Librarian, St. Stephens College, Uzhavoor.

Sabu-Thomas

Science writing without similarity by Prof. Sabu Thomas, School of Chemical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University.

Plagiarism-audience

Participants of the seminar.

One day seminar on how to avoid plagiarism

plagiarism_checker

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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.

Kerala Library Association, Kottayam Region in association with School of Tourism Studies, Mahatma Gandhi University going to organise seminar on How to avoid plagiarism on 30 May 2o16.

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

 Session-1

Scientific writing without similarity
Prof. Sabu Thomas
School of Chemical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University

Tea break

Session-2

Writing in the Social Sciences
Prof. John Stephen Moolakkattu
Dean and HOD, Dept. of International Relations, Central University of Kerala.

Lunch break

Session-3

Strategies to avoid plagiarism
Sri. Jasimudeen S.
Librarian
St. Stephens College, Uzhavoor

Session-4

Plagiarism detection softwares
Sri. Jasimudeen S.
Librarian
St. Stephens College, Uzhavoor

Tea break

Valedictory session

Who can participate
Working Library Professionals, Faculty Members, Students and Research scholars.

Venue: School of Tourism Studies, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala.

Registration: Registration fee is Rs. 350

Online registration

Last date of registration: 28 May 2016

Contact details
Secretary
Kerala Library Association-Kottayam Region
Mobile: 8289896323