14th Prof K. A. Isaac Commemoration Lecture; 25 November 2019, Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala Library Association organized the 14th Prof. K. A. Isaac Commemoration Lecture on 25th November 2019, 2.30 pm at the Department of Library and Information Science (DLIS) Hall, Kerala University Library Buildings, Thiruvananthapuram.

Dr. V. Gopakumar, University Librarian, Goa University   delivered the lecture on the topic “Research Data Management”.

On this occasion Prof. C.A. Augustine, Former Professor, DLIS, University of Kerala honoured the retirees and Ph.D Awardees among KLA members. Smt. A. V. Rahelamma, Former University Librarian-in-charge, Kerala University shared reminiscences about Prof.K.A  Isaac and Dr. B. Minidevi, Head, DLIS , University of Kerala  made the felicitation speech. Dr.Vijayakumar,K. P. , President, KLA, presided over the function. Dr. M. Lalitha, Vice-President, KLA welcomed the gathering  and Dr P. K. Suresh Kumar, General Secretary, KLA,proposed vote of thanks.

Prof. K. A. Isaac’s wife, Mrs.Chechamma Isaac and son Prof.Kurien Isaac were present on the occasion. More than 100 LIS professionals across the State including Prof. M. Varghese, Prof. A. Gopikuttan, Shri. K.P Sadasivan, Shri. N. Parameswaran, Dr. T Ajikuamri attended the function.













KLA – KUFOS National Workshop on Koha, 04-05 September 2019, Kochi

Kerala Library Association Ernakulam Region in association with Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS), Kochi announces Two-Days National Workshop on Koha, an Open Source Integrated Library Management Software, during 04-05 September 2019 at KUFOS University Library, Panangad, Kochi.

Who can participate: Working Library Professionals, LIS Students, and Researchers in LIS.

Venue: KUFOS University Library, Panangad, Kochi.

Date & Time: September 04-05, 2019; 10.00 am to 4.00 pm

Resource Person: Dr. C. Veerankutty (Deputy Librarian, CUSAT, Kochi)

Number of seats: 20 (Twenty) only

Training mode: Demonstration and Hands-on sessions

Course Fee: Rs 700/-; [Rs 600/– for KLA members & Students]

Registration: On first come first served mode.


The registration fee must be paid as a Demand Draft.

Demand Draft should be drawn in favour of Kerala Library Association Ernakulam Region, payable at Ernakulam. The demand draft may be sent to Shri Kunjumohammed V. S., Assistant Librarian, KUFOS University Library, Panangad, Kochi – 682 506. Ph: 9388478597.

For more details contact:

Shri Kunjumohammed V. S., Assistant Librarian, KUFOS, Panangad, Kochi – 682 506. Ph: 9388478597


Dr. V. S. Sivankutty, Secretary, KLA Ernakulam Region, Kochi – 682 022. Ph : 9895258101


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