Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Happy Krishna Janmashtami

Trainees at ISI, New Delhi

Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi

Indian Statistical Institute - Delhi Centre Library is looking for fresh Graduate/Post-Graduates in Library & Information Science (BLIS/MLISc) degree holder to engage Library Trainees (Total: 2) purely on temporary basis for the period up to 31st March, 2017.

Remuneration: Rs. 8000/- per month for BLIS and Rs. 10,000/- per month for MLIS.
Period: Up to 31st March, 2017 only

Nature of work: Required to work in all sections of the Library. The candidates should be willing to work six days a week (Monday - Saturday) and in shifts.

Interview Date: 31st August, 2016, 10:30 AM at the Library, Indian Statistical Institute - Delhi Centre.

Candidates who have appeared for their final year examination and are expecting results need not appear for the Walk-in Interview. Only Candidates who have passed and all relevant certificates can attend the walk-in interview.

No TA/DA will be paid to the candidates for attending the Walk-in interview.
No accommodation is provided on the Campus.
The selected candidates will be required to join immediately.

Interested candidates who meet the above mentioned requirements may appear with their bio-data and original certificates for a Walk-in-Interview on 31st August, 2016, Time 10:30 AM at the Library.

Saturday, 13 August 2016

Conference at JNTUK, Kakinada

 2nd National Conference on

 on 23-24 SEPTEMBER 2016 
at JNTU Kakinada, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh.

Organized by
 Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada (JNTUK), Kakinada

Sub themes:
1. Changing Dimensions of Librarianship as a Profession.
2. Engineering and Technology Libraries:Problems and Prospects.
3. Impact of emerging technologies on Different types of Libraries.
4. User Expectations and User Needs in ICT Environment.
5. Electronic Resource Management in Digital environment.
6. Changing dimensions of Information Services.
7. Digital Technologies and Contemporary Librarianship.
8. Cloud Computing Applications in Libraries.
9. Skills and Competencies of LIS professionals in the context of emerging technologies.

Registration fee :
LISc Professionals: Rs.1000/-
Research Scholars and Students (Without Conference Proceedings): Rs.800/-  
Accommodation charges: Rs.600/- (for Two Days).

The registration fee and accommodation charges may kindly be sent through Online SBI Account No: 20244435741, IFSC Code: SBIN0001358, on the name of Organizing secretary, JNTUKLIBCON2016. The scanned of Registration from and payment Receipt may send to:    Or

The registration fee and accommodation charges in the form of Demand Draft drawn in favour of Organizing Secretary, JNTUKLIBCON2016, payable at Kakinada and send it and Registration from to the below address.

Organizing Secretary,
Dr B.R. Doraswamy Naick,
Dr. B R Ambedkar Central Library,
JNTUniversity Kakinada Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh-533003.
Mobile: 9963993464

Workshop on Drupal

The Information and Library Network Centre (INFLIBNET), Inter-University Centre of UGC, Gandhinagar is organising ''Three-day National Workshop on Content Management System Using Drupal’’ during 22nd – 24th August, 2016 at INFLIBNET Centre, Infocity, Gandhinagar.

About the workshop:

Drupal is the world’s leading open source Content Management System (CMS)
software. It offers advantage of superior coding and flexible
customization. Many organisation are using Drupal software for developing
static / highly interactive content management system and website. The
large no of user community spread all over the world to solve issues and
problems withdetailed documentation on installation, configuration and
integration of modules.

Target Participants:

Library and Information Science Professional, Information Scientists,
System Administrator, Content Developer, Student interested in CMS
& websitedevelopment and other with similar responsibilities.

Details information about the workshop is available at the following link:

About INFLIBNET Centre :

About the Workshop         : forthcoming/drupal

Online Registration           : DfRbvm5SdOru7hNV2

Or Registration form         : forthcoming/Drupal

Vacancies at TCS

Job Opportunities with
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)
Information Resource Centres (IRCs)
(At Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad)

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a part of the Tata Group, is a global leader in IT services, digital and business solutions with a comprehensive industry expertise and a global network of innovation and delivery centers.

TCS takes pride in having a unique corporate Information Resource Centre with a large network in India spread across 14 cities. Winner of the Special Library Association (SLA) Centre of Excellence Award, 2009, for its high quality processes and benchmarks, and an exemplary application of management techniques and tools, TCS IRC consistently aligns its services to the organization’s  global business needs and helps it maintain a competitive advantage.

To support its fast expanding information services network, TCS invites applications from talented, enthusiastic team players for the post of “IRC Officers” at Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad. These are regular positions and selected candidates should be prepared to work in those cities on a long-term basis. Remuneration and benefits will be at par with the best in the industry.

Eligibility and Requirements:
•        Regular & full time M.L.I.S./MSLIS/Masters in (Library Science/Information Science/ Information Management)/A.D.I.S/any equivalent degree. (Those who have appeared for final semester/exams and awaiting results may also apply).
•        Consistent academic records Class X onwards with minimum 50% is preferred
•        0–3 years of experience preferably in academic/special/corporate library. (Experience acquired after the professional qualification will only be considered).
•        Age not exceeding 28 years.
•        Willingness to work in any centre within the city with flexible timings.
•        Ability to work both independently and in a team to deliver results in a constantly changing environment.
•        A team player with good communication skills, customer service skills.

Selection Process: Resumes completed in all aspects in the prescribed format only will be considered for further review. Only the shortlisted candidates will be called for a Written Test on Friday, 09th September 2016 at the city applied for, followed by personal interviews.

Application Formalities:
Resumes in the prescribed format should be e-mailed on or before Wednesday, 31st August 2016 to respective IDs based on the location applied. Note that the candidates can apply for a single location only.
Location Applied for Resume to be e-mailed to

Please note the following:

·        Candidates should apply for a single Branch only and will be called for written test / interview in that Branch.
·        Applications with insufficient information, not submitted in the prescribed format or received after 31st August 2016 will not be accepted.
·        The subject line of the e-mail should include “City Name - IRC Recruitment 2016- full name of the applicant” (e.g. Bangalore – IRC Recruitment 2016 - Asha Sharma).
·        No other documents / certificates are required along with the application form.
·        No travel / daily allowances will be given to candidates attending the written test / interview(s).
·        Those with more than 2 years gap in education / employment will not be considered

Thursday, 11 August 2016

Wednesday, 10 August 2016

Workshop on DSpace at DLIS, Mizoram University

National Workshop-cum-Training Program

(Institutional Repository Software)

6th – 8th September, 2016

Organized by
Deptt. of Library & Information Science
Mizoram University
(A Central University)
Tanhril, Aizawl – 796 004

In collaboration with
Information and Library Network
Centre (INFLIBNET Centre)
Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India

Workshop Coordinator
Dr. Manoj Kumar Verma
Assistant Professor
Deptt. of Library & Information Science
Mizoram University (A Central University)
Tanhril, Aizawl – 796 004
Mobile: +91 97740 03201

Workshop Co-coordinator
Dr. Akhandanand Shukla
Assistant Professor
Deptt. of Library & Information Science
Mizoram University (A Central University)
Tanhril, Aizawl – 796 004
Mobile: +91 97740 03221