Migration from Libsys to Koha along with RFID @ NIT Rourkela

Dear All, Many times question is asked by many professionals why NIT Rourkela did not implemented Koha in their library till date? though we helped many in this regard. Please find here the update. NIT Rourkela from 17th May, 2017 fully migrated from Libsys along with old RFID devices and …

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 …

GST FOR OIDAR Service (e-books, e-journals, etc.)

Dear All Previous year libraries have paid 15% tax on OIDAR (Online Information and Data Access or Retrieval Services). Now due to implementation of GST these services fall under 18% Tax slab as per my understanding and their are lot of other complexities if someone is directly procuring these services …

An amazing experience with INMANTEC workshop on Koha and Dspace!

Dear All I am sharing here my Unique and one of the most challenging experience in workshop on Koha and Dspace organized by INMANTEC, Ghaziabad, India from 14-16 July, 2017. Live dvd of Koha and Dspace was ready, contacted the organizer about computer hardware capability, oh it was only 1 …

Why we name library as “Central Library”?

Abstract The current article describes the technical reason behind naming of the library and what would be the appropriate name for its identification among the Users. Author found practically lot of irregularity in assigning the name of libraries and no logic exist in assigning the name “Central Library”. Hence the …