Cataloguing of Online Video Lectures In MARC Format

Dear all, Sharing a small guide on how to catalogue Online Video Lectures recorded on a particular subject in academic institutions (Generally in India). Example: Installation of Koha 02 Lecture Video : (Installation of Ubuntu and Installation of Koha) Vinod Kumar Mishra Role: Instructor Department: Library and Information Science NIT …

Time to protect the Libraries not the Librarian’s?

Dear all, Recent few advertisements is an alarm for Not library professionals but existence of Libraries itself in future. IIIT Allahabad and IIT Kanpur appointing Assistant Registrar and Dy. Registrar in libraries and made library science related qualifications under essential or desirable. Seems the perception of libraries and librarian’s has …

Koha JSON public Report to HTML table conversion with table sorter functionality

Dear All, Koha provides facility to make your own reports through staff client and publish it public so that it can be viewed by anyone through web browser (URL). We have created new arrivals public report at NIT Rourkela at http://opac.nitrkl.ac.in/ and displayed in html table format too but its …

Consortium for software management in libraries: an Idea !

Dear all, We have or had many consortium in libraries especially for periodicals procurement, but i do not understand why we do not understand the need of consortium for software management in libraries though many big government libraries are using similar software like Libsys, Koha, SOUL, Dspace, eprint, Joomla, ezproxy, …

Crowdfunding for Koha Online Purchase Suggesion

Dear all/Koha users, Contribution Closed Since Target Achieved As you know at present by default all the category of patrons can either place purchase suggestions or not via opac but many educational institutes only allow purchase suggestion by the faculty or some specific category of users. Similarly in public and …

NIT New Non-Teaching Staff Recruitment Rule2017 OR Slow Poison For Their Career??

Dear All, Degradation/De-motivation of Staff and Expecting world class Institute/Developed India?? Recent approval/orders of new recruitment rules for non-teaching staff in NIT system is very surprising, the entire recent rule indicate it has been made by those people who has no experience of such cadre or did not consulted with …