Saturday, 24 September 2016

Seminar at Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur

National Seminar on
Academic inclusion of Librarians
in Digital Era
4-5 November 2016
(2nd Call for Papers)
Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur is organizing a National Seminar on Academic Inclusion of Librarians in Digital Era during 4-5 November 2016, Friday & Saturday. The seminar is organised jointly by KAU’s College of Horticulture (CoH), and University Central Library (KAUCL) in collaboration with the Academic Library Association (ALA) and Kerala Library Association (KLA). Library Professionals, Library Education Teachers, Library Scientists and students in Library and Information Science can participate.
RegistrationRegistration to the Seminar is free. Expenses towards travel and accommodation should be borne by the participants. Free Accommodation will be provided to out of Kerala participants, subject to the availability on first come first serve basis.
Submission of Papers: Original and unpublished papers are invited on the conference themes.  Papers will be accepted only after strict peer review by the editorial committee.
Conference Themes:-

1.      Academic, Research and Extension roles of Librarians
2.      Academic Inclusion of Librarians
3.      Academic Status and Career Development of Librarians
4.      Library Services and Quality in Education, Research and Publishing
5.      Libraries and Academic Impact
6.      Motivation and Morale of Librarians
7.      Library Management in Digital Era
8.      Personnel Management in Libraries
9.      Change Management in Libraries
10.  Hardware and Software Management
11.  Library Automation Softwares
12.  Open Source Software for Libraries
13.  Library Networking, Resource Sharing and Library Consortia
14.  Network Security and Data Security
15.  Use of Social Networking Sites in Libraries
16.  Application of Web/Web 3.0
17.  Digitization and Preservation of Knowledge Resources
18.  Library Portals/Websites
19.  Digital Libraries and Institutional Repositories
20.  Information Literacy, Library Education, User Orientation
21.  Re-engineering Library and Information Systems
22.  Re-structuring Library Services and LIS Education in Digital Era
23.  Other topics related to effective Library & Information Science

Author Guidelines: Full paper in word file with an abstract not exceeding 200 words and 3-5 keywords should be submitted as an e-mail attachment to
Important Dates:-
Submission of Abstracts: 10th October 2016;        Intimation of Acceptance            : 25th October 2016
Submission of Full Paper: 31st October 2016;     Last date of Registration              : 31st October 2016
Seminar Dates: 04-05 November 2016 (Friday & Saturday)
For Further details contact:-
  1. Dr. A.T. Francis, Organizing Secretary; Phone(o): 0487-2438551; (m) 9496839409; e-mail:
  2. Dr. V.S. Swapna, College of Horticulture; Phone(o): 0487-2438313; (m) 9446434149; e-mail:
  3. Smt. N.B. Nisha, KAU Central Library; Phone(o): 0487-2438553; (m) 9495037603; e-mail:

Thursday, 22 September 2016

Seminar on Libraries go digital

 Mysore University Information and Library Science Alumni Network (MILAN)

Mysore University Information and Library Science Alumni Network (MILAN) is organizing one-day seminar on 'Libraries go digital' on Monday, September 26, 2016 at Shri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering (SJCE), Manasagangotri, Mysuru.

Registration is FREE for MILANers (MILAN members). Register thy names by sending an email to on or before September 24, 2016. In the interest of logistic arrangements, we may not encourage the spot registration.

For Non-MILANers, registration fee is Rs. 200 (Rupees two hundred only) payable by cash in the office of Shri. K.L. Basappa, Treasurer, MILAN and Librarian, Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering (SJCE), Manasagangotri, Mysuru, on or before Saturday, September 24, 2016. Contact details: 9480422557 (Mobile).

For more information please visit: seminar-on-libraries-go- digital-and-meet-and-greet-


Vacancy of Library Professional Trainees in NIT Karnataka

NIT Karnataka

Name of the Post:  Library Professional Trainees

Number of Vacancy: 5

Pay Scale: INRRs.8,000/-per month

Duration: The duration of traineeship will be for Eleven Months

 Age Limit: Below 35 yearsas on 15th October 2016.

Educational Qualifications: Candidates Should have MLISc. / BLISc. From a
recognized University

For more details: announcments-tenders/vacancy- library-professional-trainees- 0

iETD 2016


 INFLIBNET Centre/Shodhganga is organising National iETD 2016 Conference on the theme *"Evolving ETDs to Knowledge Repositories" *on *5-7 October 2016* at INFLIBNET Centre. Kindly note that this is the best time to be in Gujarat on the occasion of Navratri/ Garba. Please visit INFLIBNET/ Shodhganga
website for more details at

*Important Dates:*
Last Date of Registration: *3rd October, 2016*
*Last Date for Paper : 30 September, 2016 *
The Conference:  *5-7 October, 2016*
*Convention Venue:*
Information and Library Network Center (an IUC of UGC)
Infocity, Gandhinagar - 382007, Gujarat, India.

*Contact Details*
Manoj Kumar K
*Convener, iETD 2016 Conference*
Ph: 079-2326-8220/8232
Email id:

Vacancies at CUG, Gandhinagar

( Established by an Act of Parliament of India, No 25 of 2009)
Sector - 29, Gandhinagar - 382 030,
Ph. No.079 23977407, Fax: 079 23260076
e-mail:, website:

F.No.9-4/2016-Admn./ 19th September, 2016              Employment Notification No. 18/2016-17
For Non-Teaching Posts
Applications in prescribed form are invited from eligible Indian nationals for appointment by direct recruitment to the following posts in the University so as to reach this office by the close of 28th October, 2016 through registered / speed post only:

No. of Posts:1

Deputy Librarian -37400-67000-8000
No. of Posts:1

Assistant Librarian-15600-39100-6000
No. of Posts:1

L ibrary Assistant 5200-20200 2000
No. of Posts: 2
OBC-1, UR-1

L ibrary Attendant 5200-20200 1800
No. of Posts: 3
OBC-2, UR-1

for more details:

KSET 2016

KSET 2016 Exam Notification

Submission of Online Application commences from: September 26, 2016

Last date for submission of online application: October 25, 2016

Last date for submission of online application with late fee of Rs.150/
November 4, 2016

Last date for submission of hard copy of the Application form along with copy of the bank Challan, category certificate, and PG degree marks card to the respective Nodal center November 10, 2016

Date of Examination: December 11, 2016

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Training Program for Librarians at Calicut

Three Day

Intensive Training Program for Librarians:

Linux Basics, Library Label Creation

and Stock Verification Techniques

26­28 September 2016

Organized by

Central Library

College of Engineering Vadakara, Calicut

Central Library of College of Engineering Vadakara (Under CAPE, Estd by Govt of Kerala) is conducting Three Day Intensive Training Program for Librarians: Linux Basics, Library Label Creation and Stock Verification Techniques from 26-28 September 2016 under TEQIP Phase II project. The program is open to working librarians, library / information professionals, and library science students.A maximum of 40 candidates will be selected for the workshop on First-Come-First-Serve basis. Online registration form and event brochure are available in our websites, interested persons may fill the form; our coordinators will contact you for further steps. You are cordially invited to attend the program.
Venue: Digital Library, College of Engineering Vadakara, Calicut 

For Online registration / Brochure please log on to: or