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 …

Impact of Social networking/Web 2.0 features in Library management software: a case study of Koha, ILMS

Dear All, Please find here the link of full pre-print article and PPT published and present at International conference on marching Beyond Libraries : role of social media and networking, page 41-47, held at KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India during 25-26 November, 2016. It reflects How Web 2.0/Social networking tools …

National Digital Library OR National Metadata Library OR National Union Catalogue ?

Dear All, National Digital Library (NDL) hosted by IIT Kharagpur https://ndl.iitkgp.ac.in/index.php seems to be one of the biggest and best project to provide full text educational materials for all in India.I just searched and find it is nothing but collection of metadata from various sources and has been dumped at …

7th pay commission report and role of library policy makers/leaders?

Dear All, Nice for taking many initiative regarding improvement of pay and i observe previously also many have taken in this regard but the result is not much fruitful as reflected by the report of 7th CPC ( http://7cpc.india.gov.in/pdf/sevencpcreport.pdf  (Page number 232) ) neither any up-gradation of staff of group …

My experience of Implementing Koha at MITT, Madhupur, Jharkhand

Dear All, It was a nice experience to implement Koha at remote area of Jharkhand state called Madhupur. I appreciate the effort and initiative of Principal and Librarian, Madhusthali Institute of Teachers Training http://www.mitt.in/ for taking such a wonderful step for making their library automated with most modern software. Approx 4000 …