Monday, 30 March 2015

Workshop on Koha, Dspace and Joomla

The Mahatma Gandhi Central Library (MGCL)
 IIT Roorkee

The Mahatma Gandhi Central Library (MGCL), IIT Roorkee will conduct a five day workshop on Koha, Dspace and Joomla for Library professionals during 4-8th May 2015 on Koha, DSpace and Joomla. 

 Registration Fee Details

Corporate/Government  Participants
Academic Participants
Students Participants
Accompanying persons( without kit)
Accommodation Charges Guest House (on twin sharing basis)
Accommodation Charges Hostel  (on twin sharing basis)
Ø  Registration fee includes kits, course material and working lunch (without accommodation). Workshop is open for first 35 candidates only. Register for this workshop before or on 22nd April, 2015 by sending the requisite amount in the form of Cheque/DD in favour of  RegistrarIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee payable at Roorkee.Confirmation will be sent to all registered candidates by e-mail/telephone. Please do not leave your place without confirmation.

Ø  Lodging, Boarding and Travel

Ø  The arrangement for lodging and boarding of participants will be made in Institute's guest houses/hostels  from 3rdMay 2015 (A/N) to 9th May (F/N) on twin sharing and first come first basis. Charges are for per person on twin sharing basis that includes morning tea, breakfast and dinner. Any other charge will be borne by the participant. As the accommodation at IITR is limited, participants are requested to book their accommodation as early as possible. The participants desirous of staying in hotels will have to make their own arrangement. Travel expenses will be borne by candidates or their institutes as the case may be.

International Conferece at Mysore University

International Conference on “Information Unbounded: The Past, The Present, and The Future of Information Sciences” 

June 18-20, 2015, 

Organized by
Department of Library and Information Science, University of Mysore
in association with Mysore University Information and Library Alumni Network (MILAN). 

Conference webpage 

Wednesday, 25 March 2015

Asst. Librarian at ASCI, Hyd

Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI), 

Hyderabad, Telangana

Applications are invited for Assistant Librarian.
Area Competencies required
Assistant Librarian
Major responsibilities cover, among others, efficient management of the Library including procurement of Books, Periodicals, subscription of Journals, E-Journals, managing     E-accession of collection, etc.
Prospective candidates should have good academic track record, in the following:
Masters in Library and Information Science or equivalent degree;
Should have an academic orientation, ability and aptitude in multitasking;
Information dissemination through appropriate services;
Willing to work in shifts;
Should have sufficient exposure to computer mediated functions
Should be IT Savvy

Candidates should have multi-functional experience of at least 5 years in a similar capacity in a large organisation and ability to lead teams in the above areas.
Pay Band        
Rs.11000 – 35000 + 5000 (Grade Pay)
  Age    Around 35 – 45 years

The positions carry a number of benefits, apart from the pay dearness and conveyance allowances, in addition to the LTC, medical, contributory PF and gratuity.  These appointments are on a contractual basis and initially for a period of three years, subject to probation of one year.  The age of superannuation is 60 years.

Candidates meeting the above requirement may apply in confidence, enclosing Curriculum Vitae in the prescribed Format (hard copy only) with three names of referees on or before 3rd April 2015 by Post/Courier to:

                                                The Registrar & Secretary
                                                ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF COLLEGE OF INDIA
                                                Bella Vista, Raj Bhavan Road, Hyderabad–500 082

Tuesday, 24 March 2015

Vacancies at University of Delhi

Vacancies at Central University of Kashmir

Transit Campus: Sonwar, Near GB Pant Hospital,
Srinagar – 190 004 (J&K)
Phone: 0194-2468354, 2468357,
No: 07 of 2015 Dated: 11.03.2015

 Applications are invited for the following posts:

Librarian, Deputy Librarian and Assistant Librarian Post in Central University of Kashmir.

Last Date: 10/4/2015

Vacancies at Sikkim University

Librarian, Deputy Librarian, Asssistant Librarian, Information Scientist and Library Assistant Post in Sikkim University.

Sikkim University, a Central University located in peaceful and beautiful natural surroundings of Sikkim in Eastern Himalayan region,invites applications from dynamic and forward looking Indian citizens having requisite qualification as per UGC norms for the NON-TEACHING post
Interested candidates may apply online through the University website on or before 30.04.2015. The application will be charged with a processing fee of Rs. 300/- (Rs. 150/- for SC/ST/OBC/DA) through online payment only.

Apprentice at CSIR-SERC, Chennai


Walk-in-Interview for Library Science PG Trainee at CSIR-SERC on 25.3.2015

Qualification: Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) with First Class

Salary: 10,000 /- per month
Period: 1 year.  May be extended for another 1 year.

Age should not exceed 28 years as on the date of interview (relaxable in the case SC/ST/OBC/Women as per GOI instructions.)

Interested candidates are requested to bring their applications as per along with recent passport
size photo enclosing attested copies of certificates and testimonials and walk-in for Interview on
25th March 2015 between 09.00 a.m. and 11.00 a.m. at this Centre. 

No separate call letter will be sent for interview. No TA/DA will be paid. Candidates reporting later than 11
 a.m. will not be considered.

For more details pl visit CSIR-Structural Engineering Research Centre @

Dr. A.Hariharan
Knowledge Resource Division
CSIR - Structural Engineering Research Centre,

Chennai - 600 113

Thursday, 19 March 2015

Workshop on DSpace

Two Day National Workshop on Digital Library Management using D-Space 
 at Central Library at Main Campus, Thrissur during 27-28 March 2015. 
Organized by 
The Kerala Agricultural University, in collaboration with Academic Library Association  
Only 40 professionals will be admitted.

No Registration fee

Expenses for food (Maximum Rs. 400/-), accommodation and travel should be borne by the participants.  Subsidized accommodation can be provided at University Guest House.

Apply immediately by e-mail, if interested to
Selected persons will be intimated.
Kerala Agricultural UniversityThrissur - 680 656, India, 91-9496839409 (m)

International Conference

11thInternational Conference on Webometrics, Informetrics and Scientometrics (WIS)
16th COLLNET Meeting
November 26-28, 2015 New Delhi, India 

Conference Venue: Institute of Economic Growth (IEG), University of Delhi Enclave, Delhi-110007, India         
Organized by Society for Library Professionals in association with 
Asian Chapter, Special Libraries Association, 
Institute of Economic Growth
General Chair: Hildrun Kretschmer (Germany, China)
Steering Committee Chair: P. K. Jain (India)
Technical Program Chair: Debal C. Kar (India)
Call for Oral Presentations and Posters, Important Dates:
  • April 05, 2015 (Deadline), Extended Abstract for Oral Presentation, (3 pages, abstracts less than 2.5 pages are not accepted )
            Please send your extended abstracts to:
            Hildrun Kretschmer
            Please send also a copy to:
            P K Jain
  • May 01, 2015, Acceptance Notification
  • May 15, 2015 (Deadline), Abstract for Poster Presentation (1 page)
  • July 31, 2015 (Deadline), Full Paper
(Camera-ready version, maximum 10 pages including tables, figures, references)
The extended abstracts will be peer reviewed by the Programme Committee. The accepted full papers will be published in the proceedings.
  • November 15, 2015 (Deadline), Registration
  • November 26-28, 2015, Conference


IASLIC  30th All India  Conference 2015
Library Legislation and Community Information Services
Special Interest Group Discussion
SIG01 : Social Sciences Information
Library and Research
SIG02 : Computer Applications in LIS
Library Security Technology
Smt. Hansa Mehta Library,
University Library System,
The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda,
Vadodara-390  002
Organising Secretary
Dr Mayank Trivedi
University Librarian & Senate Member,
Smt. Hansa Mehta Library,
University Library System,
The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda,
Vadodara-390  002,  Gujarat, India
Cell :     +91-9426952224
Date (Tentatively)
December 28-31, 2015
For further details, please contact : Prof Pijushkanti Panigrahi, General Secretary, IASLIC, P 291 CIT Scheme 6M, Kankurgachhi, Kolkata - 700054
for more details:
Prof Pijushkanti Panigrahi
Hony General Secretary, 
IASLIC, P-291, CIT Scheme No. 6M, 
Kankurgachi, Kolkata - 700054 or 


International Conference on Managing Library and Information Systems in the Digital World: Challenges and Opportunities
  on May 7-9, 2015
 in Manipal

Organized by

Download : Conference Brochure in pdf Registration form in pdf   /   in word