Saturday, 30 April 2016

Technical Asst. at CGRI, Kolkata

CGCRI (CSIR), Kolkata

Applications 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:

Thursday, 28 April 2016

ICDL 2016

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) is organizing ICDL 2016 during
14-16 December 2016 at IHC, New Delhi. Theme of the conference is Smart
Future: Knowledge Trends that will change the World.

ICDL2016 conference intends to bring together a plethora of leading experts
and digital luminaries from multiple disciplines to discuss and deliberate
on innovations in the areas of DL research, big data, social media,
knowledge and innovation management, digital empowerment, e-governance etc
that have potential to change the future world. The conference will host
keynote sessions, paper and poster presentations, interactive panel
sessions, workshops, special events and networking. ICDL 2016 will be an
excellent forum to dwell upon several key areas of Smart Technologies
including Big Data & Social Media Analytics, E-learning Platforms,
Knowledge Innovation & Discovery, Open Access and many more…

ICDL 2016 invites original submissions focusing on the theme of the
conference. Key Thematic Areas includes (but not limited to):

· Knowledge Discovery & Data Mining

· Data and Information Visualization

· Social Media Analytics and Computing

· Knowledge and Innovation Management

· Digital Research

· Big data and analytics

· Open data, open research and open innovation

· Digital library of the future

· OER, Open Research

· Digital Rights Management

*Important dates*

· 15 July 2016 - Submission of full papers

· 1st September 2016 - Notification of acceptance of paper
with comments

· 30 October 2016 - Submission of the final paper after
incorporating comments

Participants are invited to contribute their research papers for
presentation on the above themes and related aspects. The papers should be
based on original research and surveys; case studies or action plans rather
than theoretical explanations. Papers may be submitted to the ICDL
secretariat online
the conference website or electronically at For more
details visit website <>

Short-Term Training Programme at NISCAIR, CSIR


CSIR - NISCAIR, New Delhi is organizing a short-term training programme on "Library Automation and Networking".

Dates: May 09-13, 2016.

Venue: CSIR - NISCAIR, 14 Satsang Vihar Marg, Special Institutional Area, New Delhi - 110 067.

Course fee: Rs. 4800/- (without accommodation) and Rs. 6900/- (with accommodation).

The course fee without accommodation include Course kit, boarding lunch, two times tea.
The course fee with accommodation include Course kit, boarding lunch, two times tea and transport facility from guest house to training venue and back.

The programme covers topics like: Application of IT in Libraries; Library Automation: Introduction and Current; Trends; Library Automation Software Package - hands-on;
Barcode Technology and RFID Technology; Digital Libraries Software Package - hands-on; Networking etc.

The seats are available on first-cum-first-serve basis. The details about the programme and application form are available on NISCAIR website

The scanned copies of fille in application form and demand draft of requisite fee can be sent by mail for reserving the seat followed by hard copies though post.

Those interested may please contact Head, Education and Training Division at

Mobile: 9868628874 / 7838149298 / Email:<>


10th PLANNER -2016

Organised by INFLIBNET Centre in collaboration

with North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU), Shillong, Meghalaya


9th-11th November, 2016


NEHU, Shillong, Meghalaya.

The Main Theme of the Convention is

* "Disruptive Innovations for Libraries: Adopt, Adapt and Evolve"Sub
Theme-I :Technologies for Libraries*
o   Mobile Technologies
o   E-Learning
o   Web and Semantic Technologies
o   Technology Disaster Response and Recovery Planning

*Sub Theme-II : Library Management: Collections and Human Resources*
o   Digital Collections, Curations and Preservations
o   Open Access Resources
o   Skills Development and Competency Management
o   Redefining  Policies: IPR, Access, Archival and Usage
o   Issues and Challenges in Library Automation in North East Region

*Sub Theme-III: Innovative Services*
o   Library as a space
o   Analytics and Assessment
o   Use of Social Media
o   Case Studies

*Call for Papers*

Programme Committee solicits research and technical papers, case studies,
technology updates, etc. related to the theme and sub-themes of the
conference.  The paper submitted should have been neither published
anywhere not kept under consideration for publication.  All papers will go
through a process of review and accepted papers will be published in the
Conference Proceedings.

*Full Paper Submission last date : 16th  August, 2016*

For more details please visit the convention website

Wednesday, 27 April 2016

Librarian at UAS, Bangaluru

Administrative Office, GKVK, Bengaluru – 560 065

Post: Librarian
Vacancy- 1
Pay Scale- 37400-67000 + AGP- 10000/-
Qualification- MLIS or equivalent At least 13 years as Deputy Librarian in a University Library or 18 years experience as a University/National Institutes/College/Librarian of which at least 3 years shall be as Deputy Librarian or, M.Phil./Ph.D. Degree in LIS with 10 years experience as a University/National Institutes/College/Librarian of which at least 3 years shall be as Deputy Librarian

The Librarian post is tenurial with a term of Three years or the date of superannuation of the appointee whichever is earlier and is for one term only.

Last Date- 16/05/2016
More Details-

Wednesday, 20 April 2016

Refresher Course at Bharthidasan University

Refresher Course

It is hereby informed that Department of Library and Information Science, Bharathidasan University along with UGC-HRDC is organizing UGC Refresher Course in Library and Information Science during 20.05.2016 to 09.06.2016. The theme of the refresher course is “Library Management, Education and Research: Past, Present, and Future”. The Scope of the program includes:

  • Classical Schools of Library and Information Systems and their relevance
  •  Information Processing and retrieval systems
  •  Scholarly Information and Scholarly communication
  • Librametrics; Bibliometrics; Scientometrics; Informetrics; Webometrics;

Altmetrics etc.

  • University and College library Services
  •  NAAC& NBA parameters
  • Library Collection Management in Hybrid Environment
  •  LIS Research-need of the Hour
  •  LIS Education; National & International Trends
  •  Digital Libraries and Web Technologies
  •  Training on DSpace, Koha, NewGenLib, Library Website Designing
  • Reference Management Systems; Research Information Systems


  •  The program includes blend of lectures, Presentations, Demonstrations,
  • Tutorials and Hands on Training.

  • Air Conditioned, Smart Classroom facilities with sophisticated systems
  • with internet access in WI-FI enabled environment.

  • Hygienic Accommodation will be provided.

  • Eligible LIS faculty members and professionals from Higher Education
  • Institutions are welcome to Apply. The application details can be
  • downloaded from the below Website Address:

For Further Clarification if any Please Contact:

Dr. S. Srinivasa Ragavan,

Professor & Head,

Department of Library & Information Science,

Bharathidasan University,

Tiruchirappalli- 620 024.



Sunday, 17 April 2016

National conference

 National Conference on
Future Library: Innovation for Excellence (NCFL- 2016) 
  22 to 23 April 2016

Organised by

Scientific Information Resource Center,

Tata Institute of Fundamental
Research (TIFR), Colaba, Mumbai, in collaboration with Bombay Science
Association of Librarians (BOSLA), Mumbai

Sub themes include, but are not limited to:
digital librariesWeb Resources UtilizationTechnologies and Trends LibrarySharing Resource Library, Networks and ConsortiaCopyright ad IPRScientometrics and WebometricsHuman resource Management
* Registration fees: * * Rs.2000 / - *
* The Concessional rates for Students / Full-time Research Scholars: * * Rs.1500 / - *
Please visit the site to learn more about event.
* Contact information: *
Dr. R. PrabakaranSecretary of Organization, NCFL- 2016Head, Scientific Information Resource Centre (SIRC)Tata Institute of Fundamental ResearchHomi Bhabha RoadColaba, Mumbai 400005
(T) 022-22782230
Tel: 91-22-22782230Phone: 9969190888
Email:;Website of the Conference:

Trainees at IRM, Anand

 Institute of Rural Management Anand

Institute of Rural Management Anand invites applications for the post of Library Trainee at its Ravi J. Matthai Library.
* Educational Qualification: * Should possess first-class Masters Degree in Library and Information Science from a Recognised university. candidates appearing for the end of year exam of Master of Library and Information Science (MLISc) Also can apply. However, Their Final selection will be subject to Their end year result.
* Desirable Criteria: * Good Communication Skills in English, Basic working knowledge of IT and IT related applications used in libraries, will LIBSYS be an added advantage.
* Selection: * Selection of the candidates will be done through written test and interview.
* Stipend: * The consolidated monthly stipend of Rs.12,000 / - Shall be offered to the selected candidates.
* Age: * Below 26 years

* Number of Vacancies: 2 *
Interested candidates only who meet the above mentioned requirements with respect to qualification may apply online by * 01st May, 2016 *. The written test will be in English.
Candidate shouldnt be ready to work in shift-duties / rotating weekly-off.
* Last Date to apply Online: * 01 May 2016Please visit:

Saturday, 16 April 2016

Workshop on Koha

3 Day National Workshop on Koha
From 20th to 22nd April,2016 
at NMIT, Bangalore
Organised by
Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology, Bangalore 
Resource Persons:
Prof. ARD Prasad, Head, DRTC, Bangalore
Mr. Gopalakrishna, Librarian, BMS Institute of Technology, Bangalore
Registration Fees of Rs.2000/- or Rs.2,500/- (with Accommodation) is to be paid by cash or Demand Draft / Cheque drawn on any nationalized bank in favour of ‘Principal, Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology’payable at Bangalore & must reach the workshop coordinator before 16thApril,2016
Plz visit the Institution website for more details.
Interested persons can confirm their participation by registering their details

Workshop brochure is attached herewith.

Address for further Communication:
Mr. K.C.Gangadhar
Workshop Coordinator
Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology
Yelahanka, Bangalore-560 064
Email :;

Tuesday, 12 April 2016

UGC NET December 2015 Result

UGC NET December 2015 Result

It is informed that the result of the UGC NET for Junior ResearchFellowship ( JRF ) and eligibility for Assistant Professor held on December 27, 2015 was declared. The candidates appeared in the examination can see the result  at 

UGC NET July 2016 Online Application

 UGC NET July 2016 Online Application

UGC NET July 2016 Online Application submission started on 12th April 2016

Fill Application form at :

Important Dates

Important Dates
Online Application Form Submission 12th April 2016
Last date for Applying Online 12th May 2016
Last date of submission of Fee through online generated Bank Challan, at any branch of (SYNDICATE/CANARA/ICICI/HDFC BANK) 13th May 2016
Correction in Particulars of application form on the website

Saturday, 9 April 2016

ISBN Portal

ISBN Portal launched on 7th April 2016

Honble' HRM Mrs. Smriti Zubin Irani launched ISBN portal on 7th April 2016

The International Standard Book Number (ISBN) is a unique International Publisher’s Identifier number, which is meant for monograph publications. ISBN is the thirteen-digit number, which replaces the handling of long bibliographic descriptive records. ISBN is known throughout the world as a short and clear machine-readable identification number, which marks any book unmistakably. ISBN is a machine readable in the form of 13-digit i.e. Book land EAN Bar Code.   

Tuesday, 5 April 2016

UGC NET July 2016

Date of Exam: 10-07-2016
Apply online: from 12-04-2016
Last Date for Applying Online: 12-05-2016
Fee can be Paid up to 13-05-2016
Detailed Notification available from 12-04-2016

Monday, 4 April 2016

Vacancies at Sri Krishna College of Technology

Sri Krishna College of Technology, Coimbatore
Applications are invited for the following posts.
Assistant Librarian 
Library Assistants 

 Those who are interested may please forward their resume to


Dr. Rahman
Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology


Library Trainees

 Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
Vikram Sarabhai Library, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad is looking for fresh post-graduates in Library and Information Science to serve as “Library Trainees” purely on temporary basis for one year.
For detail advertisement, please click the following link
Apply Online
For more information about Vikram Sarabhai Library, IIMA  visits the following link