Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Library Assistant at North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health Medical Sciences(NEIGRIHMS), Shillong

Adv No: NEIGR-GAD(RC)/35/2013/pt. Date: 22.11.2016

Post Name : Library Assistant
No of post: 1
Pay scale: 5200 - 20200+1900 (PB-I , 6th CPC)
Age Limit: 30 years

Essential qualification: 
1. 12th Pass or equivalent from a recognized University/Board
2. Two years exp in a Library or Certificate in Library Science/Librarianship from a recognized Institute

Knowledge of Computer typing

Application Fee: Rs. 50 as IPO in favour of Deputy Director (Admn), NEIGRIHMS payable at Shillong (No fee for SC/ST/PWD)

How to apply: Complete application may be sent in the prescribed proforma alongwith attested copies of certificates/testimonials and two copies of recent passport size photographs to the 

"Deputy Director (Admn)",
North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health & Medical Sciences(NEIGRIHMS),
SUPERSCRIBING "application for the post of ..................................

Last date for submission of application is one month from the date of publication of this advertisement in the employment News.

Application form

Advanced Training Programme on Shodhganga at INFLIBNET

INFLIBNET Centre, Gandhinagar, Gujarat is  organising Three Days 'Advanced Training Programme on Shodhganga' on December 14-16, 2016 at INFLIBNET Centre, Gandhinagar, Gujarat,India. 

The main objective of this Workshop is to enable the participants to impart knowledge on creating and managing the Institutional repositories. The Workshop includes lectures as well as extensive “hands-on” training, so as to provide both theoretical base and practical skills to the participants. The Workshop will present comprehensive overview of Shodhganga to provide opportunity to the participants to exchange ideas and enrich their respective programmes on digital repositories and to formulate policies based on the input and discussions of experts for deterring plagiarism in academic sector.Being a University/College Librarian working with researcher,  you may come across with many issues related to creating and managing ETDs and IRs  This is a good opportunity to brush up as well as gets trained as a professional in such an area.

Main Objectives are:
Training for handling and maintaining Shodhganga
Technical Issues related to ETD Implementation, Digitisation and Access Management;
Introduction to DSpace and Building IR;
Theses Submission in Shodhganga and Hands on;
Browse, Search and Download: Use and Usage;
Back up/Archive/Restoring of IR and to Incorporate Altmetrics in the ETD; 
Anti-Plagiarism: Policy and Products and Hands on for using Anti Plagiarism Software. etc.
For further details,  kindly refer to the brochure attached herewith. You are also requested to circulate among your contacts and colleagues  through notice board as well as news bulletin. 

Looking forward to meet you during the programme.  

Important Notes:
Workshop date: 14-16 December, 2016
Last date for applying: 10 December, 2016
Fee : 3450/- and 5750/- (with accommodation)
Venue: INFLIBNET Centre, Gandhinagar, Gujarat

Program Details

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Friday, October 28, 2016

Print WebOPAC search results in Koha

Print WebOPAC search results in Koha 3.22.05

1.       Log in to your Koha OPAC.
2.       Go to "Your Lists" on left hand side options

3.       Click a new list 

4.       Create a list with desired name and save it

5.       After saving you will get a option to search 

6.       Then search the catalogue.
7.       In the result page , select all or your desired results

8.       Select your newly created list from the drop down after  “With selected titles”

9.       A dialog box will open with the titles of the selected records and with a save option.

10.    Save it.
11.    Now go to “your lists” again [as given in 2] and you can find the saved list.

12.   Click on the list as given above.
13.   Now you can see the saved result with a print option.

14.   You also have option to print selected result and download or email the list.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

62nd ILA International Conference 2017

Indian Library Association and KARNATAKA STATE WOMEN’S UNIVERSITY, VIJAYAPURA proudly announce 62nd ILA International Conference. The Conference will provide a unique opportunity to listen to eminent scholars and discuss a very important theme in the Library & Information sector, and provide a platform to network with the fellow professionals, academicians and service providers.

Date: 09-11 February, 2017

Theme of the Conference
Gearing up for the future: Library initiatives for digital India

• Information organization
• User services
• Digital libraries/Institutional repositories/Digital archiving/Open repositories
• Big-data
• Internet of Things
• Cloud computing
• Cyber Security/Digital copyright
• Integrated planning and resource allocation
• Information resources, services, and search strategies
• Digital Information and Communication Technology and its Application (DICTA)
• LIS Education
• Library Profession
• Social networks
• Human aspects of technology applications
• Digital conservation and preservation
• Open access scholarly publishing
• Ontologies
• Information retrieval
• Digital licencing
• User studies
• Best practices in Academic, Public and Special Libraries

Call for Papers
Original contributions based on practice, theoretical and empirical research, case studies etc. are invited on the theme and subthemes of the conference as mentioned above. All papers will go through a process of blind review by a panel of experts and accepted papers will be published in the conference volume (with ISBN). Correspondence regarding papers should be addressed to Secretary, Indian Library Association through email at: Correspondence will be made with the principal author and therefore, the name, full address, email, and all (work, home, mobile) phone numbers of the principal author should be clearly indicated. Authors are requested to submit brief CV (only one paragraph) and colour photograph along with the paper. The last date of submission is 15th December, 2016.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Assistant Librarian at Assam Legislative Assembly

No of Post : 1 (one)

Qualification : The minimum educational qualification is graduate and Bachelor Degree in Library Science from any recognized University.

Scale of Pay : Rs. 5,200-20,200/- + Grade Pay Rs. 3,300/-PM. in Pay Band -2 and admissible allowances.

Age Limit : 43 (Forty Three) years (in case of General and OBC/MOBC candidates) as on 01-01-2016. The upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for SC/ ST (P) and ST (H) candidates as per prevailing Govt. Rule.

Deposit Fee : The Examination Fee of Rs. 20/- for General and OBC/MOBC and Fee of Rs.10/- for reserved categories shall have to be deposited by Treasury Challan under Head of Account "0070- other Administrative Services" 60- other services, 800-other Receipts (10). And the duplicate challan copy must be enclosed with the application. Examination fee deposited by any other way shall not be entertained.

How to Apply: Application in Standard Form as published of the Assam Gazette with self attested photo copies of all Testimonials including the Certificate in proof of age and 2 (two) copies of recent passport Size photographs should reach the office of the Principal Secretary, Assam Legislative Assernbly, Dispur, Guwahati-781 006. 

Last Apply Date: 21-10-2016

For more details: 

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Librarian and Faculty in Maharaja Bir Bikram University, Tripura


1. Librarian -01(one) (UR)

2. Professor (UR-1). Specialization: Open
3. Associate Professor (UR-1, ST-1). Specialization: Open
4. Assistant Professor (UR- 1, ST- 1).Specialization: Open

Downloaded forms shall accompany with a Crossed Demand Draft of Rs. 1,000/-(Rs. 750/- for reserved categories) only from SBI drawn in favour of the Drawing and Disbursing Officer (DDO) of the MBB University.

Last date to reach the application in the University is 31st October 2016

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Vacancy in Central University Gujarat Library

Employment Notification No. 18/2016-17        dated 19.09.2016

Applications in prescribed form are invited from eligible Indian nationals for appointment by direct recruitment to the following posts in the University Library

Pay Band
No of Posts
Age Limit
Deputy Librarian
Assistant Librarian
Information Scientist
Professional Assistant
Semi Professional Assistant
OBC-1, UR-1
Library Assistant
OBC-1, UR-1
Library Attendant
OBC-2, UR-1

Last Date: 28.10.2016

Applications are required to be submitted in the prescribed format only which can be downloaded from the University website The application processing non-refundable fee would be Rs. 500 for general candidates and Rs. 250 for OBC candidates. SC/ST and PWD candidates are exempted from payment of application processing fee. The application-processing fee is required to be submitted by Demand Draft drawn in favour of “The Finance Officer, Central University of Gujarat” from any nationalized bank and payable at their Gandhinagar/Ahmedabad Branch only. Applications received without the prescribed fee will be summarily rejected.

Friday, September 16, 2016

Assistant Professor (Ad-hoc) in Library & Information Science at Assam Women's University

No of Post : 2 (two)

Pay: Rs. 25,000/- (Rs 5000 extra Ph. D) with admissible HRA.

Last date of submission of Application Form: 30th September

Application Form: Prescribed application form may be downloaded from the Assam Women’s University website.

Application Fees & Last date : An amount of application fee of Rs 1000/- (One thousand) and 500/- (Five hundred) for SC/ST candidates should be deposited to the University Bank Account No:33955259192, State Bank of India. Payment should be made in the form of Bank Challan to be downloaded from the university website and deposited at branches of SBI. AWU’s copy of the receipt should be submitted along with the application form on or before 30th September,2016.

Completed application in the prescribed form along with all necessary enclosures and testimonials must reach the Registrar, Assam Women’s University, P.O. Rowriah, PIN-785004, Jorhat, Assam, latest by 30-09-2016.

N.B. Schedule of interview for the above posts shall be notified at the University's website Separate call letters may not be issued to the candidates.

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Library Vacancy at IIT BHU

Advt. No. 02/2016-17 

Post: Junior Library Superintendent

No. of Vacancies: 02

Pay: PB-2: 9300-34800+GP 4200

Essential Qualification: Graduate plus Bachelor of Library Science or Master of Library Science or equivalent Diploma in Library Science with 6 years relevant library experience.


Post: Junior Library Assistant

No. of Vacancies: 06 

Pay :PB-1: 5200-20200+GP 2000 


Essential: Bachelor’s Degree in Library & Info. Science OR Diploma in Lib & Inf. Sc with Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline OR two years degree in M. Lib & Inf.Sc. (Integrated) 

Desirable: Hands-on experience of computer Applications in a Library of repute. 


1. Opening date for submission of online application: 12.09.2016

2. Last date of submission of online application: 05.10.2016

3. Last date of submission of print out of application along with 15.10.2016 till 5.00 p.m. supporting documents: 

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Training Programme on “Knowledge Management” at ISTM, New Delhi

This Institute of Secretariat Training &  Management, New Delhi will be conducting a three days Training Programme on “Knowledge Management” 

Duration: 05th to 07th December, 2016 (Three  days)

Course Director:  Shri K. Govindarajulu, Joint Director

Level of Participants: This course is intended for Group A and B officers working in the Ministries, Departments, Attached Offices and Subordinate Offices of the Government of India, State Governments, Autonomous Bodies and Public Sector Undertakings.

Aim :  The participants will able to understand the concept of Knowledge Management, its importance and how to create the Knowledge Management culture in an organization.

Course Contents

Knowledge Management  -strategy, structure and procedure
Approaches to Knowledge Management
Identify, create and disseminate  knowledge
Tools and  Technology for Knowledge management
Developing  knowledge parks  of own organization

Course Fee

There is no course fee for officers of Central Government/State Government.  However Capitation fee of Rs.2000/- (Rupees Two thousand only) per participant is being charged from the candidate sponsored by the Public Sector Undertakings/Autonomous bodies).  It may please be ensured that such candidates bring with them a Bank Draft for Rs.2000/- in favour of “Assistant Director, ISTM, New Delhi” payable at New Delhi or the “Pay and Accounts officer, Department of Personnel & Training  (ISTM Account), New Delhi”  towards Capitation fee.  Otherwise it may not be possible to admit such candidate to the course.

Last date for receipt of nomination form is 07th November, 2016.

NDL Workshop at NIT, Meghalaya

Registration fee is Nil. One Library personnel and IT professional will be eligible from one Institution to attend the workshop.
Topic: Institutional Digital Repository and Metadata Engineering
Name of the Institution: NIT Shillong
Date: 23rd & 24th Sep'16
Contact Person: Dr. Diptendu Sinha Roy


Monday, September 12, 2016

Walk-in-Interview for Library Trainees at Tezpur University

Post: Library Trainee (Temporary)
No of Post: 3
Tenure: 1 year maximum
Qualification: 1st Class Masters Degree in Lib & Info Sc
Age : 30 years max (relaxation as per GoI norms)
Stipend: 15000 (consolidated) per month

Date of Written test & Interview: 22.09.2016 ; 10.30 am at Central Library

Interested candidates who meet the basic requirements may register their names along with detail biodata/CV in the prescribed proforma by email to by 5.00 pm on 20.09.2016 and can come directly for the written test & personal interview.

Documents required: 
1. Signed copy of detaled CV
2. Set of self attested photocopies of supporting documents
3. recent passport size photograph.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Assistant Librarian at Delhi Pharmaceutical Sciences & Research University

No of Post :1

Pay Scale: Rs.15600 – 39100+GP Rs. 5400

Qualifications: 1. Qualifying in the national-level test conducted for the purpose by the UGC or any other agency approved by the UGC.

2. Master’s degree in library science/information science/ documentation or an equivalent professional degree with at least 55% of the marks or its equivalent grade of B in the UGC seven point scale plus a consistently good academic record, computerization of library. Relaxation as per U.G.C. guidelines shall be applicable.

Age Limit: Not Exceeding 35 Years.

Send your application to
Delhi Pharmaceutical Sciences And Research University
Government Of Nct Of Delhi
Sector-3, Pushp Vihar, M.B. Road,
New Delhi-110017.

Last date of receipt of application is 19 / 09 / 2016.

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Librarian at Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences

Post Code: NM/02/Lib

No. of Posts/ Category: 1 (UR)

Monthly Remuneration*: PB - II, 9300-34800 GP - 4200

Age Limit:35

Essential Qualification & Experience: 
A degree in Library Information Science or its equivalent degree from a recognized University with 5 years experience post qualification Experience in Institute of repute is preferable

All appointments shall be on “contract basis” and will be initially for a period of ‘four years’ including a probation period of one year. The contractual appointment may be extended further based on performance of the candidate during the initial period of four years for which a performance review will be carried out by the Institute.

Last Date: 30th September, 2016. 

Librarian & Assistant Librarian at Burdwan University, WestBengal

University Librarian - 1 post [UR] (Pay Band Rs. 37,400 – 67,000 plus Academic Grade Pay Rs. 10,000) ):
a. Minimum Eligibility Criteria
i) A Master’s degree in Library Science/Information Science/Documentation with at least 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) and consistently good academic record as set out in UGC Regulations, 2010.
ii) At least 13 (thirteen) years of experience as a Deputy Librarian in a University Library or 18 (eighteen) years of experience as a College Librarian
iii) Evidence of innovative library services and organization of published work 
b. Desirable Experiences
A M.Phil/Ph.D. degree in Library Science / Information Science / Documentation / Archives and Manuscript Keeping.
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Assistant Librarian: 1 post [SC] (Pay Band Rs. 15,600 – 39,100 plus Academic Grade Pay Rs. 6,000): 

Minimum Eligibility Criteria
i) A Master’s degree in Library Science/Information Science/Documentation with at least 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) and consistently good academic record with knowledge of computerization of library.
ii) Qualifying in the national level eligibility test conducted for the purpose by UGC or any other agency approved by the UGC.
iii) However, candidates who are or have been awarded Ph.D. degree in accordance with the “University Grants commission (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of Ph.D. Degree) Regulations 2009” shall be exempted from the recruitment of the minimum eligibility condition of NET/SLET/SET for recruitment or appointment of Assistant University Librarian.

Last date: 29-09-2016

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Project Assistant in IIT, Hyderabad

Application are invited for the post of Project Assistant in IIT, Hyderabad

Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad looking forward who having good Academic Record. With Basic knowledge of ILMS & good in Communication Skill.
Name of the post: Project Assistant (Contract Basis)
Number of Post: 03
BLISc/MLISc from an UGC recognized institution. Familiarity with emerging information technologies and ILMS(any Library ManagementSoftware). 
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Desirable Qualification: One or two years experience in a reputed research or educational Institutes.
Pay: Rs.13,500-17,100/-
How to Apply: Interested candidates possessing the above qualification may send in their latest updated Resume to the email on or before (21 October 2016) or send the application to library address: IlTHLibrary, Room No. 320, 3rd floor. Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, Kandi, Sangareddy, Medak-502285
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Sunday, August 21, 2016

National Workshop on Dspace at DLIS, Mizoram University

Department of Library and Information Science is going to organize a 3 days National Workshop  cum training program on DSpace in  collaboration with INFLIBNET on 6-8 September 2016.

Major Topics

  • Digitization and Digital Preservation
  • Working with Linux: Basic Commands
  • Institutional Repositories & Digital Libraries
  • Metadata Standards for Digital Collection
  • Digital Collection Building using Dspace: Installation, Configuration, Administration & Customization, Workflow & Submissions
  • IPR and Security Aspects of Institutional Repositories

Registration, Accommodation & Travel

Registration Fee Rs. 500/- will be charged from each participant. Registration forms should submit through email at on or before 30th August, 2016. Selected participants shall be provided free local hospitality (fooding and lodging). Accommodation will be made available on shared basis to outstation participants. 

No travel allowance will be given to any participants. 

Resource Persons
Dr. Vinit Kumar, Assistant Professor,
Bundelkhand University, Jhansi.

Mr. Swapnil Patel, Scientist-B(CS),
INFLIBNET Centre, Gandhinagar.

Mr. Vijay Shrimali, STA-I(CS), INFLIBNET
Centre, Gandhinagar

Workshop Coordinator

Dr. Manoj Kumar Verma
Assistant Professor
Deptt. of Library & Information Science
Mizoram University (A Central University)
Tanhril, Aizawl – 796 004
Mobile: +91 97740 03201

Saturday, July 9, 2016

Create Barcode / Spine Label with Glabel

A Simple solution for creating very low cost Barcode and Spine Label without any specific Bar Coding Software or Barcode Printer. You can use regular Laser Printer using Desmat Stickers.
Just install Glabels Software in Ubuntu Linux in any PC and start creating Barcode & Spine Label and take your library to next level of Automation.
Cost involved:
Option 1: 6500 Spine @ Rs.300 [Local Market] or Rs. 200 [Desmat Online Store].
Option 2: 5600 Spine @ Rs.300 [Local Market] or Rs. 200 [Desmat Online Store].
4000/5600 Barcode with above same rate.
The labels are available in A4 pages.
You may print multiple label at the same time with very easy steps. You may also print in continuous or discrete numbers.
Not very much technical, just type in excel, save as .csv and link with Glabels.
Most important part is that the spine looks good [no handwriting issue] and durable as they are laser printed. For more durability, cover them with 1" inch cello-tape.
You may even print your Library name above the call number or barcode.
You may also print in multicolored label to differentiate in various type of collection.
Working successfully in Assam University Library.

Friday, June 24, 2016


Assam College Librarians’ Association (ACLA) National Seminar
 Date: 22-23 July, 2016

Venue: Guwahati College, Noonmati, Guwahati

Theme: College Libraries in Assam: Issues and Challenges 

1. Recent Trends of Library and Information Services with reference to College Libraries of Assam
 2. Use of Information Technology in College Libraries of Assam
3. Resource Sharing and networking of College Libraries of Assam.
4. Developing Union catalogue of the resources of College and University Libraries of Assam.
5. Digitization of College Libraries of Assam: Problems and Prospects
 6. Best Practices in Library and Information Services in the College Libraries of Assam.
7. Skill Development for LIS Professionals with reference to College Libraries of Assam.

Important Dates:
Last date of Receipt of Abstract of the paper: 12th July 2016
Receipt of full paper: 17th July 2016
Intimation to the Author(s) via email only: 18th July 2016

Paper should be submitted to the following email:

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Workshop on Koha in NEHU

Workshop on Koha Open Source Library Software at Department of Library & Information Science, NEHU in association with ICSSR.

July 25-30, 2016

Registration fee: Rs. 1000 [No accommodation will be provided by the organisers]

Last date of Apply: 15.7.2016

Resource Persons

Dr. Partha Sarathi Mukhopadhyay
DR. F R Sumer

Workshop Coordinator:

Dr. S Ravikumar



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Documentation Officer in Sikkim University (contractual)

SIKKIM UNIVERSITY invites applications from Indian citizens for the following non-teaching and teaching/academic posts on contract/temporary basis for its Centre for Endangered Languages (CEL) funded by the University Grants Commission

Documentation Officer: 01 Post

Qualifications: Good academic record with at least 55% marks or equivalent grade where grading system is practiced at the Master's degree from an Indian University, or an equivalent degree from an accredited foreign university.

Desirable: An MPhil/PhD in Mass Communication/Library and Information Science. Experience in handling audio-video instruments and e-learning.

Language proficiency: Nepali/Bangla

Emoluments: Rs.30,000/- p.m.

Last Date: June 27, 2016

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