Workshop on Open Source Software for Library Management During 3 June to 7 June, 2013

About the Workshop

Many organizations are now trying to set up open access digital repositories using open source software. There are couples of open source software available for developing digital libraries. DSpace (http://www.dspace.org/) is one of the most popular software developed jointly by MIT Libraries and HP labs. DSpace helps to create, index and retrieve various forms of digital content. It is also observed that some of the Indian libraries are willing to automate the library operations but due to fund crunches not able to do so. KOHA can be the solution for such libraries. KOHA is the first open-source Integrated Library System. KOHA includes modules for circulation, cataloguing, acquisitions, serials, patron management, branch relationships, and many more features. Last but not the least is the dynamic library web site which is now a day’s developed using CMS software’s; Drupal a open source content management software may be used for designing and developing interactive Library website.

The purpose of this workshop is to provide training to library professionals by providing adequate practical knowledge which will enable them to initiate digital library projects and automate the libraries on their own by using open source software.
For any queries regarding workshop please mail us:
E-mail : bsutra@library.iitkgp.ernet.in,
workshop@library.iitkgp.ernet.in

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