Course on Open Source Software for Library Management at IIT Kharagpur [May 11-16]: Register by Apr 30: Expired

The digital transformation of scholarly communication embraces open-source software (OSS) for library management (LM) in various capacities as Library Automation, building Institutional Repositories, Integration of e-resources, access and remote access to information.

DSpace is the software of choice for academic, non-profit, and commercial organizations building open digital repositories. It is free and easy to install “out of the box” and completely customizable to fit the needs of any organization.

Koha is the first free software library automation package. In use worldwide, its development is steered by a growing community of users collaborating to achieve their technology goals. Koha’s feature set continues to evolve and expand to meet the needs of its user base.

VuFind is a library resource portal designed and developed for libraries by libraries. The goal of VuFind is to enable your users to search and browse through all of your library’s resources by replacing the traditional OPAC to a discovery platform.

Important dates
  • Short Term Course date: 11-16 May 2020
  • Early Bird registration: Between January 28th – April 15th, 2020
  • Late Bird registration: Between April 16th – April 30th, 2020

Interested one can register via this page.

CategoryEarly Bid Registration
(Jan 28th – April 15th 2020 )
Late Bid Registration
(April 16th – April 30th 2020)
SAARC countriesUS $250US $300
Other CountriesUS $300US $350

Dr B Sutradhar
Call: 03222-282432
Email: bsutra[at]

Dr SK Jalal
Phone: 03222-282440
Email: skjalal[at]

For more details, click here.

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