Tuesday, 30 August 2016

International Conference at KIIT University

International Conference On

Marching Beyond the Libraries: The Role of Social Media and Networking

25th & 26th November 2016
Organized by: KIIT University, Bhubaneswar 


Important dates
30 August, 2016
Paper submission deadline
20 September, 2016
Review Notification
20 October, 2016
Final Camera Ready Copy (CRC) Submission
more details
Dr. Bijaylaxmi Rautaray
Organizing Secretary
Chief Librarian, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India. Pin-751024
Telphone: +916742725173
Cell: +91-9937401113
Email: bijaylaxmi@kiit.ac.in, icmbl.2016@kiit.ac.in, icmbl.2016@gmail.com


Monday, 29 August 2016

National Conference


Two days National Conference on

Electronic Resources and Academic Libraries

Exploring New Trends, Technologies, Practices, Services and Management

Date: October 21-22, 2016

Organized by

Rev. Fr. Utarid Library

St. Xavier’s College of Education (Autonomous)

Jointly with

Society for the Advancement in Library and Information Science (SALIS)

Tirunelveli Chapter

Venue: St. Xavier’s College of Education (Autonomous), Palayamkottai.

Theme and Sub Themes

Print vs E-resources- usage and benefits of Academic Libraries- Collection Building: Collection building  policy;  E-journals-E-books, Databases and other e-resources; subscription models; Budget- Subscription and consortium based access - Archival and preservation policy; ILL -  Collaboration -  sharing resources among libraries

E-resources: Exploring New Trends, Technologies, Practices, Service and Management – new affordable subscription models- pricing; sharing resources using new technologies among institutions - innovative services; new search and retrieval tools and strategies; Electronic Document Delivery Service; Discovery Service;  Best practices- new tools for usage statistics.
Studies on Usage/Utilization of E-resources – journals-books –thesis and dissertations- standards, patents, etc in various Academic institutions – among students, scholars and faculty members.

Global E-publishers- E-journals, E-books, their products and innovative services: Science Direct – Wiley- Springer- Sage-IEEE-ASCE- ASME etc; E-books aggregators-ProQuest, EBSCO; E-Databases – WoS, SCOPUS; Subscription models – licensing and pricing – access through consortium- Online Electronic Book stores ; Exploring trends and technologies.

Open Access Resources:  Open Access Publishers –Scholarly Open Access Publishers; ROAD-Models – Open Access Journals and Repositories; Preprint-post print-publishers, PDF; Options- Models and routes – RoMEO–Colour code for publishers - Gold-Green-Blue-Yellow-White; Major Open Access Publishers – DOAJ; ROAD - Open Access Publishers in India: NISCAIR – IAS – INSA - ICMR, etc

Consortium in India– NKRC (National Knowledge Research Consortium for CSIR and DST institutions), e-ShodhSindhu: Consortium for Higher Education Electronic Resources – IIM Libraries - NPTEL

Digital Library and Institutional and Open Access Repositories - for E-resources Access, Promotion, Visibility and Management; OpenDOAR – ROAR; Digital Library software

Promotion  and Marketing of  E-resources: Orientation,  IL  and training programmes ; Marketing of e-resources-  traditional methods – posters- banners-training prgramme; innovative methods and social media; usage of library resources – usage statistics.

Copyrights, Fare use and Licensing Agreement issues – Access, download, sharing among libraries- ILL- Archival and preservation issues-Plagiarism issues

Submission of Papers
Original and unpublished papers on the conference themes are invited for presentation in the conference. Papers will be accepted only after the review by editorial review committee. Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings with ISBN.

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 sxcelibrary@gmail.com. Paper should not exceed 6 pages (line space: 1.5, font size: 12, font: Times New Roman, Reference: APA Style). For more details, visit the conference website. The authors of accepted papers have to pay the registration fee immediately after the receipt of communication of acceptance to include their papers in the proceedings.   

Target Participants
Working Librarians, LIS Professionals, LIS Teachers, Students and Research Scholars.

Accommodation will be arranged in our hostels on additional payment. The room rent varies from Rs.150 to Rs.500 per day. Number of standard hotels and lodges are available in the city also and the room rent varies from Rs.400 to Rs.2500 per day.

Our college is located at the centre of the city. Number of city buses are available from the new bus stand, old bus stand and railway station. Trains are available from any part of Tamil Nadu and India including Chennai, Coimbatore, Trichy, Salem, Cochin, Thiruvananthapuram, Bangalore, Mysore, and Mumbai etc. The nearest airport is located at Thoothukudi (55 kms), Madurai (150kms) and Thiruvananthapuram (150kms).

Registration Fee
LIS Professionals (Full Conference Kit)            -    Rs. 1000/-
Research Scholars and LIS Students (Regular)          -    Rs. 500/-
Participants without Paper                -    Rs. 500/-

Registration fee should be paid through demand draft drawn in favour of “The Principal, St. Xavier’s College of Education” Payable at Palayamkottai and addressed to Organizing Secretary. The online payment details will be provided on request. 
Last Dates
    Submission of full paper                                : 25.09.2016
    Communication of Acceptance                    : 30.09.2016
    Registration                                                    : 05.10.2016

Awards and Mementos
Cash awards will be given to the best papers for LIS Students and LIS Professional and Women Professional separately.
 About the City
Palayamkottai is located in Tirunelveli City Municipal Corporation. Palayamkottai and Tirunelveli are known as twin cities separated by Thamiraparani River. Palayamkottai is the Oxford of Southern India. Number of esteemed educational institutions are in and around the city.

Nearest Tourist Places

Kandhimathiamman Temple
Kandhimathiamman Temple is the beautiful temple which is situated in Tirunelveli town. The Nellaiappar mandabam is a beautiful place to be visited. Kandhimathi and Nellaiappar Mandabam are artful in nature. It is an ancient temple on vast expanse of land. The speciality of the temple is that perumal and shiva reside in the temple. Tirunelveli special Halwa (Iruttukadai) shop is situated in front of the temple.

Krishnapuram Venkatachalapathy Temple (also called Krishnapuram Temple)
Krishnapuram, a village in Tirunelveli district in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu, is dedicated to the Hindu God Vishnu. It is located 10 km from Palayamkottai. Constructed in the Dravidian style of architecture, the temple is a storehouse of Nayak architecture. The Vijayanagar and Nayak kings commissioned pillared halls and major shrines of the temple during the 16th century. The temple follows Thenkalai tradition of worship.

St. Antony’s Shrine
Uvari is famous for its St. Antony's shrine built 400 years before. A shrine dedicated to St. Antony.  Uvari is the only place in Tamil Nadu that has St. Antony's shrine adjacent to sea. According to ancient Tamil history, people were called Bharathars of the Neithal (ocean) land. Uvari's historical name was Obeer Pattanam which was ruled by the Pandiyan dynasty, before they were converted by Portuguese. The priests, acting as godfathers, gave surnames such as Fernando to all Roman Catholic Bharathars as they were converted by the Portuguese.

Courtalam Falls
Courtallam is a town panchayat situated at a mean elevation of 160 m (520 ft) on the Western Ghats in Tirunelveli District of Tamil Nadu, India. The numerous waterfalls and cascades along with the ubiquitous health resorts in the area have earned it the title “Spa of South India”. The falls carry a good amount of water only when there is rain on the hills. Season begins from June of every year till September. The South West Monsoon brings in the cold breeze with mild temperature. From October to December North East Monsoon sets over in Tamil Nadu and the climate is cold and the rains are very heavy sometimes. 
Other nearest places to see: Tiruchendur, Tuticorin, Kanyakumari

All communications should be addressed to:

Dr. T. Raja
Organizing Secretary, NCERAAL’2016 &
St. Xavier’s College of Education (Autonomous)
Palayamkottai, Tirunelveli – 2.
Mobile: 9788231603, 9629672202, 9442409929
E-Mail: sxcelibrary@gmail.com

Saturday, 27 August 2016

Vacancies at Central University of Tamilnadu,Chennai

Central University of Tamilnadu,Chennai


Deputy Librarian-1
Asst. Librarian -1

FOR MORE DETAILS: http://meta-secure.com/CUTN/pdfs/Notification_3.pdf

National Library Internship Programme" for the year 2016

National Library Internship Programme" for the year 2016

More details:

Library Trainee at IIT Mandi

Library Trainee at IIT Mandi


Posted: 24 Aug 2016 03:30 AM PDT
Advt. No. : Lib Trainee/2016/1 Dated: 23/08/2016
Applications from Indian Nationals are invited in the prescribed performa for the following
Adhoc (purely temporary) position at IIT Mandi. Post Library Trainee (purely temporary for one year) 
No. of Posts 3 (Three)
Essential Qualification
Master of Library and Information Science (M.Lib.I.Sc.) from an affiliated university/institute with at least 55% marks or equivalent, obtained after graduation. Desirable Qualification
and Experience  Knowledge of Computer Applications, Library Management Software
Age Limit 28 years as on last date of application (five years relaxed for SC, ST, OBC and Differently abled candidates).
Consolidated Pay Rs.12,000 per month
Work Responsibilities All the works associated with the Library. Initial training will be provided to a fresher candidate. The candidate is also expected to work during odd hours.

Library Professionals at IFHE Hyderabad

Library Professionals at IFHE Hyderabad

Recruitment of  Library Assistants / Library Trainees for Icfai Foundation for Higher Education (IFHE), Hyderabad.
Candidates applying for the position of Library Assistant should have M.L.Sc / M.L.I.Sc or equivalent degree from reputed university with minimum 55% marks, at least 2 years of experience on academic / research institutions.  Knowledge of library software and automation is desirable and candidate should be computer savvy with good communication skills.
candidates without experience shall be considered as Library Trainee.
Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Interested candidates may send their detailed resume on or before 10-09-2016 to the following mail ID : library@ibsindia.org
Hard copies may be send to the following address
The Librarian
NJYM Library, IFHE
City Office
#52, Nagarjuna Hills
Panjagutta, Hyderabad-500082

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Happy Krishna Janmashtami

Trainees at ISI, New Delhi

Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi

Indian Statistical Institute - Delhi Centre Library is looking for fresh Graduate/Post-Graduates in Library & Information Science (BLIS/MLISc) degree holder to engage Library Trainees (Total: 2) purely on temporary basis for the period up to 31st March, 2017.

Remuneration: Rs. 8000/- per month for BLIS and Rs. 10,000/- per month for MLIS.
Period: Up to 31st March, 2017 only

Nature of work: Required to work in all sections of the Library. The candidates should be willing to work six days a week (Monday - Saturday) and in shifts.

Interview Date: 31st August, 2016, 10:30 AM at the Library, Indian Statistical Institute - Delhi Centre.

Candidates who have appeared for their final year examination and are expecting results need not appear for the Walk-in Interview. Only Candidates who have passed and all relevant certificates can attend the walk-in interview.

No TA/DA will be paid to the candidates for attending the Walk-in interview.
No accommodation is provided on the Campus.
The selected candidates will be required to join immediately.

Interested candidates who meet the above mentioned requirements may appear with their bio-data and original certificates for a Walk-in-Interview on 31st August, 2016, Time 10:30 AM at the Library.

Saturday, 13 August 2016

Conference at JNTUK, Kakinada

 2nd National Conference on

 on 23-24 SEPTEMBER 2016 
at JNTU Kakinada, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh.

Organized by
 Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada (JNTUK), Kakinada

Sub themes:
1. Changing Dimensions of Librarianship as a Profession.
2. Engineering and Technology Libraries:Problems and Prospects.
3. Impact of emerging technologies on Different types of Libraries.
4. User Expectations and User Needs in ICT Environment.
5. Electronic Resource Management in Digital environment.
6. Changing dimensions of Information Services.
7. Digital Technologies and Contemporary Librarianship.
8. Cloud Computing Applications in Libraries.
9. Skills and Competencies of LIS professionals in the context of emerging technologies.

Registration fee :
LISc Professionals: Rs.1000/-
Research Scholars and Students (Without Conference Proceedings): Rs.800/-  
Accommodation charges: Rs.600/- (for Two Days).

The registration fee and accommodation charges may kindly be sent through Online SBI Account No: 20244435741, IFSC Code: SBIN0001358, on the name of Organizing secretary, JNTUKLIBCON2016. The scanned of Registration from and payment Receipt may send to: jntuklibcon2016@gmail.com    Or

The registration fee and accommodation charges in the form of Demand Draft drawn in favour of Organizing Secretary, JNTUKLIBCON2016, payable at Kakinada and send it and Registration from to the below address.

Organizing Secretary,
Dr B.R. Doraswamy Naick,
Dr. B R Ambedkar Central Library,
JNTUniversity Kakinada Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh-533003.
Mobile: 9963993464

Workshop on Drupal

The Information and Library Network Centre (INFLIBNET), Inter-University Centre of UGC, Gandhinagar is organising ''Three-day National Workshop on Content Management System Using Drupal’’ during 22nd – 24th August, 2016 at INFLIBNET Centre, Infocity, Gandhinagar.

About the workshop:

Drupal is the world’s leading open source Content Management System (CMS)
software. It offers advantage of superior coding and flexible
customization. Many organisation are using Drupal software for developing
static / highly interactive content management system and website. The
large no of user community spread all over the world to solve issues and
problems withdetailed documentation on installation, configuration and
integration of modules.

Target Participants:

Library and Information Science Professional, Information Scientists,
System Administrator, Content Developer, Student interested in CMS
& websitedevelopment and other with similar responsibilities.

Details information about the workshop is available at the following link:

About INFLIBNET Centre : http://www.inflibnet.ac.in/

About the Workshop         : http://www.inflibnet.ac.in/ forthcoming/drupal

Online Registration           : https://goo.gl/forms/ DfRbvm5SdOru7hNV2

Or Registration form         :http://www.inflibnet.ac.in/ forthcoming/Drupal

Vacancies at TCS

Job Opportunities with
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)
Information Resource Centres (IRCs)
(At Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad)

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a part of the Tata Group, is a global leader in IT services, digital and business solutions with a comprehensive industry expertise and a global network of innovation and delivery centers.

TCS takes pride in having a unique corporate Information Resource Centre with a large network in India spread across 14 cities. Winner of the Special Library Association (SLA) Centre of Excellence Award, 2009, for its high quality processes and benchmarks, and an exemplary application of management techniques and tools, TCS IRC consistently aligns its services to the organization’s  global business needs and helps it maintain a competitive advantage.

To support its fast expanding information services network, TCS invites applications from talented, enthusiastic team players for the post of “IRC Officers” at Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad. These are regular positions and selected candidates should be prepared to work in those cities on a long-term basis. Remuneration and benefits will be at par with the best in the industry.

Eligibility and Requirements:
•        Regular & full time M.L.I.S./MSLIS/Masters in (Library Science/Information Science/ Information Management)/A.D.I.S/any equivalent degree. (Those who have appeared for final semester/exams and awaiting results may also apply).
•        Consistent academic records Class X onwards with minimum 50% is preferred
•        0–3 years of experience preferably in academic/special/corporate library. (Experience acquired after the professional qualification will only be considered).
•        Age not exceeding 28 years.
•        Willingness to work in any centre within the city with flexible timings.
•        Ability to work both independently and in a team to deliver results in a constantly changing environment.
•        A team player with good communication skills, customer service skills.

Selection Process: Resumes completed in all aspects in the prescribed format only will be considered for further review. Only the shortlisted candidates will be called for a Written Test on Friday, 09th September 2016 at the city applied for, followed by personal interviews.

Application Formalities:
Resumes in the prescribed format should be e-mailed on or before Wednesday, 31st August 2016 to respective IDs based on the location applied. Note that the candidates can apply for a single location only.
Location Applied for Resume to be e-mailed to
Bangalore bangalore.irc@tcs.com
Chennai chennai.irc@tcs.com
Hyderabad hyd.irc@tcs.com

Please note the following:

·        Candidates should apply for a single Branch only and will be called for written test / interview in that Branch.
·        Applications with insufficient information, not submitted in the prescribed format or received after 31st August 2016 will not be accepted.
·        The subject line of the e-mail should include “City Name - IRC Recruitment 2016- full name of the applicant” (e.g. Bangalore – IRC Recruitment 2016 - Asha Sharma).
·        No other documents / certificates are required along with the application form.
·        No travel / daily allowances will be given to candidates attending the written test / interview(s).
·        Those with more than 2 years gap in education / employment will not be considered

Thursday, 11 August 2016

Wednesday, 10 August 2016

Workshop on DSpace at DLIS, Mizoram University

National Workshop-cum-Training Program

(Institutional Repository Software)

6th – 8th September, 2016

Organized by
Deptt. of Library & Information Science
Mizoram University
(A Central University)
Tanhril, Aizawl – 796 004

In collaboration with
Information and Library Network
Centre (INFLIBNET Centre)
Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India

Workshop Coordinator
Dr. Manoj Kumar Verma
Assistant Professor
Deptt. of Library & Information Science
Mizoram University (A Central University)
Tanhril, Aizawl – 796 004
Mobile: +91 97740 03201
Email: kohamzu@gmail.com

Workshop Co-coordinator
Dr. Akhandanand Shukla
Assistant Professor
Deptt. of Library & Information Science
Mizoram University (A Central University)
Tanhril, Aizawl – 796 004
Mobile: +91 97740 03221

Internship Programme

Government of India 

Ministry of Culture, National Library Kolkata

Application are invited from the professionals having 1st class MLISc ( Master Degree in library and information Science as "interns" Under the National Library Internship Programme at national Library Kolkata for the languages Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Tamil, Telgu and Urdu.
The detailed instructions, required qualifications, other terms and conditions etc. are available in the official website: http://nationallibrary.gov.in/natlibstat/tender.html  w.e.f.08/08/2016.

The application form duly filled in should reach "the directore general national Library, 1, Bevedere Estate, Alipore, Kolkata-700027" on or before 5th September 2016. Incomplete applications or applications recived after the last date will be summarily rejected.

Librarian Vacancy at Corpbank

Corporation Bank Economic Development Foundation (R.) Mangaluru, Karnataka

Name of the Post : Librarian

No.of Post : 1

Qualification : M.Lib. Science or Equivalent 5-6 years in library of repute of which atleast 1 year as in-charge of the Library/Administration. Basic Computer knowledge is essential. 
Experience should be full time and will be counted from the date of acquiring the prescribed qualification up to the date of application. b) Educational qualification and post qualification experiences should be as on the date of application. c) Experience in the relevant field of the post applied for, will only be counted.

For Application click http://www.corpbank.com/sites/default/files/Appllication%20form.pdf
For More Detail or Notification http://www.corpbank.com/sites/default/files/Notification_1.pdf

Saturday, 6 August 2016

National Seminar at UOH






IN collaboration with



Celebration of


Saturday and Sunday 27-28 August 2016



National Seminar

UGC Sponsored National Seminar


“Library Technologies for Teaching, Learning and Research”

on12th August, 2016

Organised by

Department of Library and Information Science,

Bharathidasan University

Tiruchirappalli –620 024



Thursday, 4 August 2016

DELNET Seminar

Please confirm your participation at the earliest to
Dr Sangeeta Kaul at sangskaul2003@yahoo.co.in
Mobile: 9810329992
DELNET-Developing Library Network

cordially invites you and your colleagues to the

Seminar on

Reinventing Libraries for the New Generation of Library Users
Monday, August 8, 2016
DELNET-Developing Library Network
JNU Campus, Nelson Mandela Road,
Vasant Kunj, New Delhi-110070 
(Route map is available at http://delnet.nic.in/contact-us.htm)

from 10:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.
RSVP: 9810329992                                                                                                   Programme Overleaf

August 8, 2016
10:00 a.m.                        Registration
10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.    Inaugural Session
             Guest of Honour:     Prof. P.B. Mangla
Tagore National Fellow, Govt. of India, Ministry of Culture
     Chair:        Dr. H.K. Kaul, Director, DELNET
11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.     Tea
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.       Panel Discussion on “Now or Never: Making Connections, Collaboration and                                                 Services the Hallmark of Libraries and Information Centres”
                             Chair :        Dr. D.V. Singh
University Librarian, Head, Delhi University Library System, Delhi
Panelists :      Dr. P.R. Goswami
Librarian & Head (KN), IGNCA, New Delhi
Dr. S. Majumdar
Librarian, India International Centre, New Delhi
Dr. R.K. Sharma
Librarian, United Nations Information Centre, New Delhi
Dr. Shantanu Ganguly
Fellow, Knowledge Management Division, TERI, New Delhi
Dr. H.J. Abidi
University Librarian, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi
Dr. S. Siva Chidambaram
Chief Librarian, AIIMS, New Delhi
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.        Lunch 
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.        Effective Communication Skills for LIS Professionals
Prof. Vijay Vancheswar
Professor, Strategy & General Management,
International Management Institute (IMI), New Delhi
3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.        Will the Libraries Survive ? : Challenging Roles of Libraries
Mr. Bill Middleton
Information Resource Officer, South Central Asia,
U.S. Department of State
                (The lecture is organised in collaboration with American Center Library, New Delhi)
4:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.       Concluding Session
Vote of thanks :                Dr. Sangeeta Kaul
Network Manager, DELNET & Programme Coordinator
4:30 p.m.                         Tea & Distribution of Certificates

IASLIC Seminar 2016



December 22-24, 2016

Call for Papers

Indian Association of Special Libraries and Information Centres (IASLIC)

P-291, CIT Scheme No. 6M, Kankurgachi, Kolkata – 700054

Gram –IASLIC; Phone: (033) 2362-9651

*Website: *www.iaslic1955.org.in , http://www.iaslic1955.org.in,*  

Email: iaslic.sem@gmail.com ,iaslic.sem@gmail.com