KLA Webinar on Current and Emerging trends in library services

Kerala Library Association Kottayam Region is organising a webinar on Current and Emerging trends in library services

Date: Friday, April 17, 2020
Time: 10:00am – 11:30am

The session will be delivered online through WebEx (1 hour 30 minutes)

Speaker : Nikesh Narayanan (Assistant Professor and IT Librarian, Zayed University, Dubai)

The session will cover the current and emerging trends in libraries that help to adapt to the needs of their user communities. The session will include the following topics and more

– Overview of cloud-based library services

– Web-Scale Discovery services

– Authentication technologies

– Electronic Resources Management systems (ERM)

– Library service platforms

– Event Management software


– Research Data Management

About the speaker : Nikesh’s profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nikeshn/

Nikesh serves as Assistant Professor and Information Technology Librarian at Zayed University. He is a library systems expert with specialization in Web-scale Discovery solutions, ILS implementations, remote access, repositories, and Institutional ORCID API implementations. He secured MTech in Information Systems and Management with a gold medal from the University of Mysore.

Besides, he has master’s degrees in Library and Information Science and in Business studies. Before joining Zayed University UAE, Nikesh served as Systems Librarian at Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi and took a lead role in unifying the ILS, discovery, remote access and repository systems of the Masdar Institute, the Petroleum Institute and the KUSTAR, implementing the massive systems migration projects for the newly merged entities of the Khalifa University. Nikesh has extensive experience leading the technical operations at EBSCO serving as EBSCO Discovery Engineer, and he has implemented over 100 EBSCO Discovery profiles across India and South Asia to deliver seamless and integrated discovery user experiences in libraries.

Webinar delivery

The session will be delivered online through WebEx (1 hour 30 minutes)

Registered participants will get a meeting invitation in their email, and can use it to join the meeting in different ways, like from their computer, mobile device, phone, or video system.

Registration Link