Thursday, 31 March 2016

Technical Asst. at CGCRI

 CGCRI (CSIR), Kolkata

Application are invited for the post of  Technical Assistant in CGCRI (CSIR), Kolkata

No. of Post*: *OBC-02, SC – 01

Pay scale: Rs.9, 300 – Rs. 34,100 with GP of Rs. 4,200.

*Essential Qualification: *1st Class B. Sc with B. Lib. Science OR 1st Class Diploma in Electrical/Mechanical/Civil/Instrumentation/Computer/Electronics/Chemical of 3 years full time duration (2/2.5 years full time duration in case of lateral admission) or its equivalent after 10+2 in Science Stream OR 1st Class B.Sc. (Sci.) with one year full time Professional qualification or 1 year experience in the relevant discipline from a recognized Institute/

Age limit: Not exceeding 28 years as on 30/04/2016 (Relaxation available as
per GOI Rules)

For more details:

KSET 2015 Results

KSET - 2015 Results


SALIS 2016

National Conference on
Creativity, Innovation and Transformation in Libraries
(SALIS 2016)
8th & 9th July 2016
Organized by
Department of Library
K.S.Rangasamy College of Technology

Jointly with
Society for the Advancement of Library and Information Science (SALIS)

Themes and Sub-Themes
Ø  Transforming Library from Physical Space to Active Learning Space
  • Inclusive design: for housing resources, reading, lending and also for research, sharing and collaborating
  • Space for-  Learning and research activities - for Technology: social software tools for creating and sharing resources - visualization
  • Technology Lending: laptop, ipad, tablets, cameras, cables and accessories
  • Display posters: List of highly cited papers, new additions and quotes in library premises
  • Cloud based collection: Security and storage issues.
Ø  Technology Enabled Innovative Services
  • Mobile Technology for accessing, sharing and collaborating: mobile apps for MOPAC- search- status - request service - reservation - renewal-survey, alerts- review-library tour
  • QR Codes; Mobile Scanning; SMS - one way - two way -Transaction;
  • Security technologies to provide access to authorized users and monitor user movement
  • Book Vending machine-Library Kiosk- E-book Store- e-lending
  • Disability services- Assistive Technology for differently abled users to access library resources;
  • Library automation: integrating users and resources for collaboration and sharing-case studies
  • Cloud based Library automation and services;
Ø  Innovative Library Services using Social Networking
  • To facilitate communication, collaboration and sharing resources with users using Instant Messaging system: Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, MySpace, YouTube, Podcasting, LinkedIn, RSS, Flicker, Wiki, Blogs, Social Bookmark;
  • Promoting and marketing library services: Creating user group for quick announcement, sharing links and information-information about library and resources
  • Posting Library programmes/ announcement –posters – training materials- guides- new additions-campus news- request research papers
  • Ask a Librarian-FAQ-Library instructions; Invite students to register IL Programmes-getting comments-feedback-surveys;
  • Outreach programmes - off-campus service-Online book club;
  • Single window access to library resources – portal
Ø  Innovative User Centric and Research Support Services
  • Designing new process, products and news services- delivery channels- methods
  • Value added services for Research: Resources for Research – Research tools - Course guides,
  • Research Consultation-Research Assistance and promotion- Research Funds- Peers in the field- Subject experts – Seminar and conferences
  • Scholarly communication and open access- Literature review-bibliography;
  • List of top ranking journals- Citation studies-highly cited papers- Impact Factor- H-index- WOS, Scopus, Google Scholar - predatory journals-
  • Reference Management/Citation Tools
  • Anti plagiarism – Copyright and digitization issues – Licensing;
  • Enhancing visibility of research work - IR- self archive;
  • Delivering e-content and research via e-mail, internet and social software- Get it service, ILL
  • Federated and discovery services;
  • Adding metadata and context to full-text research papers-Preparing e-index and linking to digital resources;
  • Displaying creative, innovative and out of box ideas- Library Liaison Program
Ø  Content Management and E-Learning 
  • Case studies of building content creation, management and sharing using Word press - Drupal and Joomla - for Conference website - Library web site– training courses;
  • Adding - access and managing digital content- content delivery;
  • Developing e-learning courses, tutorials and IL programmes for collaborative learning using Moodle and other similar software;
  • Linking Library resources-Catalogue–E-resources–Database
  • Online help – FAQ-Quiz-Chatting and Users participation.
Ø  Innovative Best Practices and Collaboration in Libraries
  • Re-defining-      Re-engineering-       Re-inventing, Revisiting existing library vision and mission, process and practices for significant improvement of the existing system and exploring new system;
  • Designing new process, procedures and practices using creative and innovative ideas-resource building -e-resource management-how to search and retrieve library resources -organization of resources;
  • Library training programme-Liaison and ILL-Collaboration and partnership-technology updates-refresher course
  • For Students: Student internship-participative programmes-Students’ Assistance
  • Fund Raising-Book Exhibition-Scanning, Printing and photocopying-Document copy supply service-Citation Studies
·         Capacity building initiatives for LIS professionals to learn acquire and adopt innovative skills- creative collaboration and partnership with public and other libraries and institutions.

Submission of Papers
Original and unpublished papers on the conference themes are invited for presentation at the conference. Papers will be accepted only after strict review by editorial committee. Accepted papers will be published in the Conference Proceedings with ISBN. Selected papers may be published in the SALIS journals.

Author Guidelines
The full paper in word file (with an abstract not exceeding 200 words and at least 3 keywords) should be submitted as an e-mail attachment to Paper should not exceed 6 pages (line space: 1.5, font size: 12, font: Times New Roman, reference: APA). For more details, please visit the conference website. The authors of accepted papers has to pay the registration fee immediately after the receipt of communication of acceptance to include their papers in the proceedings.

Target Participants
Librarians, Information professionals, LIS Teachers, Students and Research scholars.

Accommodation will be arranged in the nearby hotels on extra payment. Participants can also make their own arrangement for accommodation at hotels available in Tiruchengode and Erode. The room rent varies from Rs. 500 to Rs.3000 per day.

KSRCT is located in Erode to Tiruchengode highway.14 kms from Erode and 8 kms from Tiruchengode. Nearest Railway Station is Erode and nearest Airport is Coimbatore.

Registration Fee

LIS Professionals (Full conference kit)                                           Rs.1000

Research Scholars and LIS Students (Regular),
Participants (without paper) 
Kit without conference bag and proceedings)                                   Rs.500

Registration fee should be paid through Demand Draft drawn in favour of 'The Principal, K.S.Rangasamy College of Technology’ payable at ‘Tiruchengode’ and addressed to the Organizing Secretary. The online payment details will be provided on request.

Important Dates
Submission of full-paper                             20.05.2016
Communication of Acceptance                  10.06.2016
Registration                                                20.06.2016

Conference Websites

 Awards and Mementos
Cash Awards will be given to the best papers for Professionals, Students and Women separately. Mementos will be given to all the presenters 

 Address for Communication

Organizing Secretary, SALIS 2016 & Librarian
K.S.Rangasamy College of Technology
(Autonomous Institution)
KSR Kalvi Nagar Tiruchengode - 637215,
Tamil Nadu, India.
Phone            : 04288-274741-44, Extn.400,404,401
Fax :  04288-274745
Mobile : 9994250222
Web :

Lib.Scientific Officer at SINP

Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics

Library Scientific Officer-'D' (OBC 1- Reserved for PWD-VH)

Rs.15600-39100 +GP Rs.6600/-

The Last date of receiving the application is 17.05.2016.

For more details

Library and Information Officer at ECI

Secretariat of Election Commission of India

Library & Information Officer

PB-3 Rs 15600-39100/-  Grade Pay of Rs 6600/-

For more details:

Trainees at IISER Bhopal

Library Professional Trainee in IISER Bhopal

Post:  Library Professional Trainee
No. of Posts : 4 (Four)
Essential Qualification& Essential Experience : Master of Library and Information Science (M.Lib.I.Sc.) with at least 55% marks or equivalent, obtained after graduation.
Desirable Qualification and Experience : Knowledge of Computer Applications, Library Management Software (ex. KOHA, NewGenLib, LibSys etc.)
Age Limit 26 years as on the last date of application.
Consolidated Pay Rs.15,000 per month
Complete applications should reach on or before 11th April 2016 by post or email to the following address:
M/s GA Digital Web Word (P) Ltd.
Room No. 154, Hostel-I IISER Bhopal Village Bhauri,
Bhopal by pass Road, Bhopal-462066 Mob.: 09109492708

Monday, 21 March 2016

Internship Programme at National Library

Government of India
Ministry of Culture
National Library, Kolkata

               Sub:       “National Library Internship Programme”  for the year 2016-17 – Regarding

National Library Interns in …………. language division
[Assamese / Bengali / Gujarati / Hindi / Kannada / Malayalam / Marathi / Odia / Tamil / Telugu / Urdu / English]

Nature of engagement
Internship. The selected candidate will not have any right to seek regularization in any post at National Library.

(1) One Year

No. of Interns Required

25 personnel (as per the table given below) in the following language concern divisions

Language knowing Library Professionals
No. of Personnel required













National Library, Kolkata

per month

Rs.18,000/- (Rupees eighteen thousand only) consolidated pay per head. No extra Payment on account of D.A. HRA, Transport Allowance. Lodging and Boarding should be arranged by the selected personnel at his/her own cost.

Age limit
Maximum 28 years

1.      Applicant must have obtained 1st class in Master Degree / MS in Library & Information Science or its equivalent on or after 1.1.2015.
2.      Concerned language studied at intermediate (10+2) / graduation level as one subject
3.      Application must be forwarded through the Head, Department of Library & Information Science from their degree awarded universities/institutions.
More detaials and form is attached herewith: Circular%20along%20with%20Application%20Format.docx

Vacancies at Bangalore

 Garden City College, Bangalore

Librarian and Assistant Librarian required in Garden City College
Qualification- MLIS with UGC-NET and 3 years of experience (for Librarian) BLIS with 2 years of experience (for AL)
Salary as per academic qualification and experience (special preference will be given to SC ST candidates).
Candidate may send their updated bio-data with photograph to or by post to
The Chairman, Garden City Group of Institutions
GCC House, # 340, 5th Main, Indiranagar, 1st Stage, Bangalore – 38

Technical Asst. at CSIR

CSIR, IIP, Dehradun

Technical Assistant (Library) 

No. of Posts: 01 [PWD(HH)]
Pay Scale: Rs. 9300-34800 (PB-2) with Grade Pay Rs.4200/-
Minimum Qualification & Experience: 1 st Class B.Sc. (Science) with Bachelor in Library Science. Desirable: Working knowledge of Library software Libsys, Koha & Dspace.
Job Requirement: Library house-keeping operations viz. classification, cataloguing and serial control etc.
Last date of receipt of application: 18.04.2016
For more detail refer advt%2001-2016-english-final.pdf

National Seminar at Chennai

 2nd One Day National Seminar 
“Open Access for Education & Research”
24th Mar 2016 (Thursday).
 Organised by
Department of Library Guru Nanak College (Autonomous), Chennai, in association with SALIS and SOAP

            Registration Fee: Rs.250/-(includes Seminar Kit, Refreshments, Working lunch and Certificate)

Spot Registration will start at 9:00 a.m.

            We request you participate and also circulate this information to all your faculties and Research Scholars and encourage them to take part in the seminar and support Open Access Movement.

Attachment : Seminar Brochure.

Mobile: 97501 07407

National Conference at Palani

One Day National Conference on
(Selected paper will be published with ISBN Number)
        16th (Saturday) April 2016
Organised by
 Department of Library
Sukkamanianpatti, NH-209, Coimbatore Highway
Palani – 624 615, Dindigul District,  Tamil Nadu

Location: Palani Dindigul
City/Town: Palani
Phone: 9688405331,9626934450

Wednesday, 16 March 2016

Library Asst. at NEIST

North East Institute of Science and Technology (NEIST)

Library Assistant
Educational Qualification: SSC/10th Standard with Science Subjects with 55% marks plus ITI Certificate. Carpenter: SSC/10th Standard with Science Subjects with 55% marks plus ITI Certificate.
No. of Post: 02
Pay Scale : Rs.5200-20200 + Grade Pay Rs.1900/-
Age Limit: 28 years

Asst Professor at BHU

Applications are invited for one Asst. Professor . For more details: ad1.pdf

Vacancies at University of Hyderabad

 University of Hyderabad

 Applications are invited for the following posts.

Jr Professional Assistant

Library Attendant 

Application should be submitted in the prescribed format only. The application form may be
downloaded from

Last date for receipt of application in the University of Hyderabad is 8th April, 2016 by
04:00 pm.


Librarian post at University of Mysore

Crawford Hall, Mysuru – 570 005
No. ET4/349/2015-16 Date: 14.3.2016
Application in the prescribed format (the format of application can be downloaded from the University website : in 8 (eight) sets are invited for the following post. The applications should be sent to the Registrar, University of Mysore, Crawford Hall, Mysuru – 570 005 on or before 15.4.2016 along with a D.D., towards application fee, drawn in favour of the Finance Officer, University of Mysore, Mysuru, for Rs. 1,000/- (Rupees One Thousand Only) ; for SC/ST candidates Rs. 500/- (Rupees Five Hundred only).

Librarian - 1

for more details: notification_-_librarian_post.pdf

Asst. Librarian at IIM Visakhapatnam