Friday, 14 February 2020

OSSLM 2020

 OSSLM 2020

Central Library, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur is going to organise an International Short Term Course on “Open Source Software for Library Management (OSSLM 2020)” dated 11-16 May 2020. The hands-on training program will cover detailed insights into three most widely used Open Source Software i.e. Koha,  DSpace  and Vufind.
 The following broad topics will be covered:
  1. Library Automation using Koha [advance level]
  2. Institutional Digital Repository and services using Dspace [advanced level]
  3. Library resource portal using VuFind.
Target Participants
Interested academicians, working professionals and research scholars in the field of Library and Information Science may attend this advanced hands-on training programme which will be very effective to run modern library. It may also be noted that IT Professionals working in Library are also suitable to attend the courses.
 Registration Fees:
Registration fee for the participants are: Rs. 8000/- (Individual), Rs. 9000/- ( Sponsored), $250 (SAARC countries), $300 (other countries). The fee is inclusive of GST value (18%). The registration fee includes kit, course materials (Software CD), Lunch and Dinner during the training program.
Limited Seat Availability:
The week-long intensive and advanced level hands-on training courses on Library and Information Science will help to build a Smart Library. Workshop participants are restricted to 80 only. The detail can be found in brochure attached herewith and bellow link.
Accommodation & Transportation:
Accommodation will be arranged in our institute guest house on payment basis. Local transportation will be arranged by the organizing Committee.
 For further details please contact through Email:
Dr. B. Sutradhar,
Course Coordinator & Librarian,
Central Library, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Kharagpur 721302. Ph: 03222-282432 (O)
E-mail :
Dr. S. K. Jalal
Deputy Librarian,
Central Library, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Kharagpur 721302. Ph: 03222-282440 (O)
E-mail :

Thursday, 6 February 2020

AICTE Approval Process Hand Book 2020-21

AICTE Approval Process Hand Book 2020-21

AICTE Approval Process Hand Book 2020-21 at


ILA Conference

Call for Papers and Participation in
65th Annual Conference of Indian Library Association, 2020
International Conference on “Digital Landscape- Reinvention and Re-engineering of Libraries: Trends, Issues and Challenges” (ICDLRRL- 2020)
9-11 April, 2020
Sub Themes:
I.                    Digital Library Applications
II.                  Reinvention  and  Re-engineering  of  Libraries-
III.               Emerging and  Innovative Technologies  in Libraries –
IV.               Collection  Development  to  Content  Management
V.                  Digital  library  services  and  information  products
VI.               Open Technology Movement
VII.             Librarianship and Social Networking
VIII.          LIS  Education  and  Research  in  Digital  Environment
IX.                IPR and Professional Ethics  in  the Digital  environment-
Important dates: 
Full Paper submission deadline      :           12th March, 2020
Paper Acceptance Notification        :           18th March, 2020
Registration deadline for Authors   :          23rd March, 2020
Conference Dates                              :            9-11   April 2020

Organized by the
Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad
Kukatpally, Hyderabad – 500 085   Telangana State

Vacancies at Utkal University Bhubaneswar

Utkal University Bhubaneswar

Professor, Associate Professors and Asst. Professor vacancies at Utkal University. visit for more details 


Vacancies at IIT, Gandhinagar

Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar 

Deputy Librarian
Vacancy: 01 (UR-PwD)
Minimum pay:  78,800/- in Pay Level 12
(78,800-2,09,200), (with Transport Allowance
and DA presently applicable, the gross-excluding
HRA- adds up to  1,00,620/- p.m.).
Assistant Librarian
Vacancy: 02 (UR)
Minimum pay: 56,100/-in Pay Level 10 (56,100-
1,77,500), (with Transport Allowance and DA
presently applicable, the gross-excluding HRAadds up to 74,061/- p.m.).
Senior Library Information Assistant
Vacancy: 01 (UR)
Minimum pay: 35,400/-in Pay Level 6 (35,400-
1,12,400), (with Transport Allowance and DA
presently applicable, the gross-excluding HRAadds up to 45,630/- p.m.).
Library Information Assistant
Vacancy: 04 (03 UR+01 OBC)
Minimum pay: 29,200/-in Pay Level 5 (29,200-
92,300), (with Transport Allowance and DA
presently applicable, the gross-excluding HRAadds up to 38,376/- p.m.).
Online application at the Institute website ( must be submitted
between 10:00 hrs. on 05 February 2020 to 23:59 hrs on 05 March 2020.
Application fee of  200/- (no application fee for SC, ST, PwD,Ex-Servicemen and
Women candidates) is also to be paid online.
For more details : IITGN_Recruitment_Advertisement_01_201920.pdf



Tuesday, 4 February 2020

Library Trainees at IIT Kharagpur

IIT Kharagpur

Post - Library Trainee
Vacancy - 12
Stipend - Rs.16,000
Duration - One Year 
Last Date -28/02/20
To view the advertisement
For more details

Library Professional at IISER Mohali

  IISER Mohali

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Mohali Library is seeking a “Library Professional” one (01) post, through Outsourcing Company with the following qualifications.
Essential Qualification & Experience:
Any Graduation and Masters or equivalent qualifications in Library and Information Science or
Graduation and Bachelors in Library and Information Science with at least one-year relevant experience in the library after Graduation in Libary Science
Candidate should have sound working knowledge in computers and working experience in a fully automated library preferably in “Koha” and “Dspace”. Good communication skills in writing and speaking of English is desired.
If candidate is having Graduation in Computer Science preference will be given and also exempted from one year experience.
Candidate should work on shift mode and willing to work in night shift is essential. (IISER Mohali Library Opens 24 Hours)
Remuneration: An amount of approx. Rs.17,500/- (including EPF and ESI) per month.
Terms &Conditions: Mere fulfillment of Educational Qualifications will not entitle a candidate for being called for interview/test. The applications will be shortlisted based on the academic records/educational qualifications/experience in the relevant area to the actual job requirements by Library.
How to apply: Submit latest Applications Form/CV by e-mail on or before 8th February (Saturday) to the e-mail id
The applicant should clearly mention the subject line as “Application for the post of Library Professional”.
Shortlisted candidates will be informed by the Company about the date and time of the interview/test. No TA/DA shall be paid for attending the interview/test. The Company reserves the right to accept or reject in part or in full any or all the responses without assigning any reason whatsoever.