Experience With Koha Re-Implementation at IGKV, Raipur

Dear All, It was wonderful learning experience of Koha Up-gradation/Re-Implementation at IGKV, Raipur. Koha was implemented, customized and maintained by OpenLx technologies as per credit note in the Koha 3.12. But library was struggling to use its full feature due to training, management or other issues. It was installed on …

Workshop on Koha, RFID and Zotero @ NIT Rourkela

Dear All, So its again an opportunity created by NIT Rourkela library team to learn and Implement Koha along with RFID applications and use of reference management tools in Libraries (05-09 December, 2016). Please note that there is limited seat on first come first serve basis so please register yourself …

Experience at DAV School workshop and implementation of Koha

Dear All, I along with Mr. Kapil Kumar Gupta attended Workshop on Koha at DAV School, Barkakana, Ramgardh, Jharkhand from 20-22 February, 2016 as resource person. There were 30 participants from that particular DAV School zone. Some schools were using CR2 and some Mica software as they told us. we …

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 …

My experience at JILA conference Ranchi as invited speaker

Dear All, It was nice experience to share my thoughts at JILA conference, Ranchi. The topic was “Re-engineering Public Library and Academic Library Systems in India” many papers were presented with suggestions and how to improve the existing systems. Many issues were raised to Re-engineering the existing libraries like finance, …

My experience of Revamping Koha at MGAHV

Dear All, Recently i visited Central Library MGAHV http://www.hindivishwa.org/contentdtl.aspx?category=13&cgid=34 for some solutions related to existing Koha library management software. I observed that the software was installed on non recommended operating system (Centos) due to which up-gradation was very difficult as well as auto backup and indexing was not working at …

Result of survey regarding migration of Library software

Dear All, Few days back i put a online survey form for small survey regarding change/migration from existing Library management software to other open source software. The result indicates most of the people migrated to Koha and shifted from Libsys and other ILMS. Hence the result is very clear indicative …

Suitable dates for Workshop/Software implementations

Dear All, Please find here our next holidays calender and you may organize events like workshop on Koha, DSpace, Joomla, Newgenlib etc. and implementation of above software’s in your institutes. During these days myself and my colleague Mr. D.P. Tripathi will have much freedom to travel as there will be …