Saturday, 31 May 2014

Librarian post at CPRI, Bhopal

Central Power Research Institute (CPRI) Invites online applications for the Post of Librarian.
Name of the Post
No. of Post
Pay Band & Grade Pay
(For Bhopal Centre)
Rs. 9300 – 34800 Grade Pay Rs.4200 (Starting Emoluments Rs. 32900 per month)
Online Application Starting from 31.05.2014
Closing Date 30.06.2014

Friday, 30 May 2014

Koha 3.16.0 released


The Koha community is pleased to announce the release of version 3.16.0 of the Koha library automation system.

Koha 3.16 is an enhancement and bugfix release. Changes of particular note include:

There is now the ability to use different templates for notices based on how the notice is to be sent. For example, is now possible to use different wording for email and SMS hold notifications.

Users can now unselect active facets when refining search results.
Search history can be now displayed and managed in the staff interface.
Loan checkins can now be backdated to an arbitrary date.
Holds can now be individually suspended and resumed from the OPAC.
Creating orders from staged files now offers much more flexibility.
The public reports service can now accept report parameters.
There is experimental support for Plack for development use.
The index update script can now operate as a daemon, allowing the indexes to be updated within seconds of a catalog record getting updated.

Koha can be downloaded from

Wednesday, 28 May 2014

Internatinal Conference in Bangalore

International Conference - IC.LISCOM-2014


Library Space and Content Management for Networked Society

18-20th October, 2014.
Organised by
DVK central library, Bangalore

For more details kindly visit :


17th National Convention on Knowledge, Library and Information Networking

From Building Collections to Making Connections: Transforming Libraries in the Knowledge Era

December 9-11, 2014
Venue: Hotel Anadha Inn Convention Centre, S.V. Patel Road, Puducherry – 605 001, South India

Jointly Organised by

DELNET, New Delhi and French Institute of Pondicherry, Pondicherry

Inauguration by Hon’ble Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Former President of India

Please find attached the brochure and registration form of NACLIN 2014 that has just been uploaded on the NACLIN website at

Internatinal Conference

International Virtual Conference


Information Retrieval on Scientific Literature: Emerging Frontiers and Challenges (IRSL-2014)


More details:

Apprentice at IIM, Tiruchirappalli

Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli

Learning Resource Center

IIM Tiruchirappalli wishes to provide hands on training to qualified Library and Information Sciences postgraduates to help them find a career in the libraries of larger institutes. Toward this endeavor IIM Trichy invites applications for Library apprentice for a period of one year. A stipend of Rs.12000/- per month (consolidated) will be given to each selected apprentice during the period. Minimum eligibility criteria for this position are Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science. Knowledge of computer is essential. A previous working experience is desirable. Selection would be through written test followed by interview. Interested candidates are requested to apply in the prescribed format along with relevant supporting documents.

Last date: 19-05-2014

For more details:

Thursday, 22 May 2014

Vancancies at University of Hyderabad

University of Hyderabad
(A Central University established
in 1974 by an Act of Parliament)
P.O. Central University, Prof. C.R. Rao Road,

Gachibowli, Hyderabad-500 046, A.P

The University invites online applications from Indian citizens for the following Group 'A' positions
Deputy Librarian-1
Asst. Librarian - 2

Last date: 16-06-2014

More details:

Sr. Library Information Assistant at IIITDM, Kancheepuram

Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing

The Institute invites applications for the following post

 Sr. Library Information Assistant ONE POST (UR)
PB2 : Rs.9300-34800 GP : Rs.4200/-

Degree from a recognized University or equivalent Bachelor’s degree or equivalent diploma in Library Science of a recognized University / Institute or equivalent obtained after graduation

Experience of two years in a Library/ Computerization of a Library or one year certificate in
computer application from a recognized institution or equivalent.

Completed application with all necessary documents should reach on or before 13.06.2014.

Vacancies at RGIPT


(An Institute of National Importance Established under an Act of Parliament)

Applications are invited for the following posts:

Deputy Librarian -1 (UR)

Junior Library & Information Assistant - 1 (OBC)

Last date of application submission is 15-07-2014 

More details:

GSET-2014 Notification

Gujarat State Eligibility Test 2014

  • Starting of Online Application Submission and Fee Collection : 20 - 05 - 2014.
  • Last day for Computerised Bank Challan Generation : 02 - 07 - 2014(till - morning 08.00 hrs).
  • Last day for Fee Collection : 02 - 07 - 2014.
  • Last Day for Online Application Submission : 05 - 07 - 2014 (till – Evening 18.00 hours).
  • Last Day for receiving the documents at Gujarat SET office, Vadodara: 10 - 07 - 2014.
  • Gujarat SET Examination Date : 12 - 10 - 2014
For more details:

Thursday, 15 May 2014



States conducting SLET - Presently, SET is being conducted in the following states-

Maharashtra & Goa

Tamil Nadu (under consideration as on 14-07-2005)

Madhya Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh

Jammu & Kashmir


West Bengal

NE-SLET (Which includes all North Eastern states and Sikkim)

Karnataka (Under consideration as on 14-07-2005)

Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Librarian at NVS, Noida

Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti
Recruitment 2014
On Contract Basis
Name of Post: Librarian
No. of Vacancies: 07
Renumeration: Rs. 26250/-
Age Limit: 35
Qualifications: B.L.I.Sc. or Diploma in LIS
Languages: English , Hindi and Regional Language desirable

Last date: 5th June 2014

More Details:

Vacancies at Planning Commission

Government of India
Planning Commission

The Planning Commission of  India invited applications for the Library Professionals.

Age Limit: 35

Qualifications: M.L.I.Sc. Or M.A. (Economics) or B.Tech in CS or IT.

Renumeration : 30,000/- to 40,000/-

For more details:

Junior Professional Asst. at University of Kashmir


NAAC Accredited Grade ‘A’

University Campus, Hazratbal, Srinagar-190006 (Kmr)

Applications on the prescribed form are invited from the permanent residents of Jammu & Kashmir State for the following posts. Applications completed in all respects should reach the office of the Deputy Registrar (Recruitment) by or before 10 June, 2014, along with a bank draft of Rs. 200/- drawn in favour of the Registrar, University of Kashmir, payable at J&K Bank Hazratbal, Srinagar.

Post: Junior Professional Assistants
Posts: 11
Pay Band & GP: PB Rs. 9300-34800/-GP Rs. 4200/-
Bachelors in Library & Information Science (BLIS) with 55 % Marks
Masters in Library & Information Science (MLIS) with 50 % Marks

For more details:

Librarian Gr.II at CIPET

 Department of Chemicals & Petrochemicals 
 Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers, Govt. of India

CIPET invites applications for the post of Librarian Gr.II on contract basis. The selected candidate will be paid consolidated salary in the Pay Band & Grade Pay of Rs.5200 - 20200 + GP Rs.2400 plus DA as applicable.

Details including General information, Essential Qualification/Experience and Application form can be downloaded from our website :

Applications complete in all respects strictly in the format provided, along with necessary enclosures in an envelope should be sent to “The Chief Manager (Project) / Deputy Director [Centre Head], CIPET Centre (Refer the relevant State newspaper advertisement for exact address) ,……………………………………………………….” on or before 05.06.2014. The Applicant should superscribe on the top of the envelope that “Application for the post of Librarian Gr.II”.

Vacancies at IIIT, Guwahati


Applications in prescribed forms are invited for the following posts at this Institute:

 Senior Library Information Assistant - 2

Scale of Pay :Rs. 9300 – 34800, GP : Rs. 4200. Age : upto 35 years Minimum Qualification & Experience(i) Degree from a recognised University or equivalent. (ii) Bachelor’s degree or equivalent diploma in Library Science of a recognised University / Institute or equivalent obtained after graduation (iii) Experience of at least two years in a Library. Familiarity with library computerisation required.

Further details and prescribed application form may be obtained or obtained from the office of IIIT Guwahati at Ambari, GNB Road, Guwahati 781001.
Last date for receipt of completed application forms is 23.06.2014

Saturday, 3 May 2014

Apprentice at RCC, Triruvananthapuram

Regional Cancer Centre (RCC)

The centre invites applications for the Library Apprentice Traninee

No. of Positions: 01
Educational Qualifications: Details of educational qualifications needed to work at Regional Cancer Centre
Experience: (details of experience required)
Pay Scale: INR Rs.5000/-P.M.
Category: Science and Research Jobs
How To Apply: For More See Download Official Notification Link
Download Official Notification:

WB SET - 2013 Answer Key

 West Bengal SET-2013 Answer Key

Candidates are requested to visit the portal 

International Conference at JNTUH, Hyderabad

International Conference on Sustainability of Digital Libraries (ICSDL)

from 25th - 27th September, 2014

at UGC-ASC Auditorium, JNTU-Hyderabad.

Organised by
Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad (JNTUH) is organising an

Last date for paper submission: 10-06-2014

For more details:

Traninees at VSL, IIM, Ahmedabad

Vikram Sarabhai Library
 Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad 
 Library Trainees.
Eligibility Criteria
1.     Post Graduate in Library & Information Science with first class (those who are appearing for MLISc exam can also apply)
2.       Good communication skills in English
3.       Strong interpersonal and intrapersonal skills
4.       Sound working knowledge of IT and IT related applications use in libraries.
5.       Knowledge of Linux, PHP and web design will be an added advantage
6.       Age limit: 26 years (as on 27/05/2014)
Interested candidates may forward their resume to following id: on or before 15/05/2014.
Test date: 27/05/2014
Time: 9.30 AM
Place: Vikram Sarabhai Library, IIM Ahmedabad
Candidates are requested to come along with resume and copy of their original certificates
·         Compensation offered for the above post is a consolidated stipend of up to Rs.14, 000/- per month.
·         The applicant must be available for work from Monday to Saturday (both days inclusive).
·         On requirement trainees may be called on shift duty and on holiday too.
·         The training period will be purely for a period of one year
·         No TA/DA will be provided for attending the interview
·         Selection of candidate will be based on written test followed by a personal interview
·         The written test and interview will be in English.
·         No of vacancies: Approx. 6

National Conference at Shirpur, Maharashtra


Emerging Trends, Advancements and Challenges of Academic and Public Libraries
June 13-14, 2014

Jointly Organized by
SVKM's Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies
(Deemed to be University Mumbai)
Khandesh Library Association (KLA) Jalgaon (MS)

SVKM's Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies(NMIMS)
Mukesh Patel Technology Park.
Bank of Tapi River, Mumbai-Agra Road, N.H.3, Shirpur
Shirpur Campus, Dist- Dhule- 425405 (Maharashtra), India

For more details:

Thursday, 1 May 2014

SALIS 2014 at CIT, Coimbatore

National Conference on 
Reaching the Unreached: Connecting the Library Users and Resources through Innovative Services and Technologies
 SALIS 2014 [ 8th & 9th August 2014 ]
Organised by
Coimbatore Institute of Technology