Thursday, April 27, 2017

Dspace Training at NISCAIR, New Delhi


Duration: Two Weeks
Dates: June 12 - 23, 2017
Fee for Indian Participants
Rs. 10,000 (Without Accommodation)
Rs. 15,000 (With Accommodation)
Last date for Application: June 05, 2017

For registration, please Contact:
Mr. Mukesh Pund, Principal Scientist, Education and Training, Mobile: 9868628874
Mr. M. S. Ansari - 7838149298
or mail at

The course fee can be paid through NEFT only to NISCAIR bank account (fee through Cheque, demand draft, cash will not be accepted)

Bank Details:
1. Bank Name:  Syndicate Bank 
2. Address:  Pusa Campus, IARI New Delhi-110012, India 
3. Branch:  Pusa Campus, IARI, New Delhi 
4. Account No: 90292160000079 
5. Account Name: NISCAIR, New Delhi-110012 
6. IFSC Code: SYNB0009029 
7. MICR Code: 110025041 
8. Branch Code: 9029 

9. Swift Code: SYNBINBB019

Download Application form


Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Add Marc Organization Code to Koha Bibliographic Data

Marc Organizational Code

Marc Organizational code is a unique international code that identifies your records. Its freely allotted by LOC. The MARC Organizations  Code  contains short alphabetic codes used to represent names of libraries and other kinds of organizations that need to be identified in the bibliographic environment. This code list is an essential reference tool for those dealing with MARC records, for systems reporting library holdings, for many interlibrary loan systems, and for those who may be organizing cooperative projects on a regional, national, or international scale.

How to apply for it:
Click Code Request Form and fill up the form with your library data. Its generally allotted within one week.
You may also serch the aavailable codes alloted to your country libraries. Click Code Search
How to add your code to your Koha records:
Once you receive the unique code for your organization, you have to add it to your Koha System. The steps are as follows:

1. Log in to Koha Staff Interface.

2. Click on Koha Administration
3. Click on Global system preferences

4. Click on Cataloging in left hand side panel

5. Search for MARCOrgCode under Record Structure subheading
6. Input your Code here. [e.g. IND-AJM is added here].

7. Click on Save all Cataloging preferences

NB: Keep tag 003 ignored [hidden] in Marc Bibliographic format.

Deputy Librarian in IIT, Guwahati

Guwahati - 781 039

Advt. No. IITG/R/05/2017 dated 24.04.2017

No of post – 01 post (UR)
Pay Band : PB3 ; 15600-39100, Grade Pay = 8000
Age : Below 50 years

Minimum Qualification and Experience
(a) Master’s degree in Library Science/Information Science/Documentation, with at least 55% marks (relaxation of qualification for Reserved Category candidates as per GOI rules) or its equivalent grade of B in the UGC seven points scale and a consistently good academic record.
(b) At least 8 years of work experience as an Assistant Librarian or an equivalent position in an UGC approved University or reputed Institute Library, in the Pay Band 3 and GP: 5,400/- or AGP: 6,000/-.
(c) Evidence of innovative library service, professional commitment and relevant publications.

Desirable Qualification :
(a) M.Phil./ Ph.D degree in Library science/information science/documentation/archives & manuscript keeping.
(b) Experience of working in Computerized Library and knowledge of library computerization. 

Application Fee: 500/- (for General/ OBC candidates) and 250/- (for SC/ST/PwD

Last date for online Application : The online application, complete in all respects, can be submitted up to 19.05.2017 till 5 PM.

Applicants should fill out the online e-application form from the link : or After applying online, the candidates are advised to take print out of the application form. A copy of the same along with the self attested photocopies of the testimonials regarding qualification and experience may be sent to the Registrar, IIT Guwahati, Guwahati – 781 039 which should reach the Institute latest by 31.05.2017.



Sunday, April 23, 2017

Scoring pattern for College Librarian Recruitment (Assam)


No score for Oral Interview

Official Notification

Refresher Course in Library & Information Science, 2017-18


Hyderabad University
16-02-2018 To  08-03-2018 
Kurukshetra University
06-09-2017 To 26-09-2017
Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, Amravati
20-06-2017 To 10-07-2017
University of North Bengal, Siliguri
02-11-2017 To  22-11-2017
Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh
07-09-2017 to 27-09-2017
Maharshi Dayanand Saraswatiuniversity, Ajmer
Not Yet Declared

Bharathiar University
10-05-2017 To 30-05-2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Vacancy of LIS Faculty in Lovely Professional University

Post: Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor/Lecturer

NB: *Faculty and staff already employed with Indian/Foreign Universities/Institutions of repute can also join on extra ordinary leave/deputation basis.

*University reserves the right not to fill any of the above post(s).

*Residential, Medical, Transport, Pre- Primary School and Creche facilities available.

*Candidates not found suitable for the post applied may be considered for other/ contractual (Ad hoc) posts.

View Details

Apply Online

Monday, April 17, 2017


Education : Bachelors Degree in Library & Information Science
Functional Area :Library
Experience Required (in years) :0 to 2
Job Description :

I. Technical processing
  • Classification, indexing, abstracting, of Library collection
  • Supervising acquisition, accessioning, cataloguing
II. Circulation control
  • Monitor library issues/returns, reservations, follow-up for overdue items, etc.
III. Information service
  • Browsing of newspapers, magazines, online resources, electronic databases
  • Identifying relevant topics, extent of coverage
  • Determining criteria for archives management
  • Determining recipients for CAS / SDI
  • Establishing contacts with all branch offices & catering to their requirements – be it lending from the collection or providing requisite information with no delay.
IV. Content analysis
  • Monitoring publications & web contents for relevant information, culling   & categorising details from various sources, & presenting in convenient formats
  • Researching, organizing & disseminating information relevant to Housing, Housing Finance Companies and other areas of operations of the HDFC group of companies.
V. Reference service
  • Sourcing information from existing collection, electronic & web resources & other contacts, to respond to specific queries.
VI. Web / Content management
  • Upload, disseminate information on relevant current topics through Intranet
  • Plan & execute activities/events - As a value addition to its internal customers & enhance positive interaction between the library & its users. 

 Desired Candidate Profile :

  • Good interactive & communicative skills
  • Computer literacy & internet skills, experience in handling electronic databases
 Job Location :Mumbai


Thursday, April 13, 2017

IndKoha 2017 at Kolkata

Conference Date: 26-27 August, 2017

Call for Papers
Original papers on the theme and sub-themes given below or any other issue(s) related to the theme of the Conference, based on practice/theory/research in the field, may be submitted for presentation and/or publication. User and case studies relating to the Conference theme will also be accepted.

Theme: Open Source Integrated Library Management Software Koha

1.   Open Source vs. Proprietary Library Management Software
2.   Prospects and Problems of Implementation of Open Sources Integrated Library Management Software in Indian Subcontinent
3.   Overview and Implementation of Koha (Configuration, Features, Different Modules, Advantages, Limitations, Problems, Alternatives, Upgrading and Management Issues & Problems)
4.   Managing Different Types of Libraries with Koha
5.   Managing Multiple Libraries in Same Administration through Koha
6.   Experience in Using Koha – Meeting User’s Needs
7.   Koha Back-up with Local and Remote Locations as well as Back-up Restoration
8.   MARC 21, RDA & Koha – Creating Different ISBD Frameworks for Different Kinds of Items
9.   Customization of Koha (Staff Client, OPAC, Intranet, Content Management System)
10.   Self-Checkout System
11.   Use of Indic Script in Koha, Transliteration in Koha
12.   Koha Mobile Application
13.   SMS and Email Services through Koha
14.   Migration from other Software to Koha
15.   Koha as CMS
16.   Koha Plug-ins, EDS Integration
17.   Creating Your Own Consortium with Koha
18.   Koha with DSpace, Joomla, etc.; Creating Digital Libraries through Koha
19.   Elastic Search and Koha
20.   RFID and Biometric Integration through Koha
21.   Discovery Tool and Koha
22.   Koha Enhancement
23.   Introduction to CSS, XSLT
24.   Koha Web Hosting and Cloud Computing
25.   Koha Crowd Funding
26.   Koha Community
27.   Indigenous Support Services for Koha, Service Satisfaction by Koha.

Last Date for Paper Submission: 15th June, 2017

Registration Fee (Without Accommodation)

Fee in Rs.
1.    LISStudent (Without paper)
2.    LISStudent (With paper)
3.    Retired Professional / BLA Koha Trainee / Passed-out Student (Without paper)
4.    Retired Professional / BLA Koha Trainee / Passed-out Student (With paper)
5.    Working Professional, Software Developer, and others (Without paper)
6.    Working Professional, Software Developer, and others (With paper)
7.    Deputed Professional (With/Without paper)
8.    Foreign Delegate (With/Without paper)

Payment should be made:
1) through Demand Draft from any Nationalised Bank in favour of Bengal Library Association, payable at Kolkata, or,
2) through Multi-city cheque in favour of Bengal Library Association, or,
3) through NEFT/RTGS Mode in favor of Bengal Library Association, payable at Allahabad Bank, Branch: Kolkata Entally (331), Branch Address: P22, C.I.T. Road, Entally, Kolkata-700014, IFSC Code: ALLA0210331, Account No. 20488295691, MICR Code: 700010024, or,
4) through Cash deposited at BLA Office between 3-7 p.m. (from 2nd May, 2017, except Sundays and holidays).

Registration Form

Details Information

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

SLP- P. K. Jain Young Professional Award 2017 to Amit Kumar , DLIS, MZU


SLP P.K.Jain Young Professional Award 2017 sponsored by Dr P K Jain for the year 2017 awarded to Mr Amit Kumar, Assistant Professor, Mizoram University, in recognition of his ability and potential to the future vitality in the field of Library and Information Society


Librarian in Marathwada Shikshan Prasarak Mandal, Aurangabad

Online applications are invited in the prescribed form for the posts of Librarian in various Grant-In-Aid Senior Colleges of Marathwada Shikshan Prasarak Mandal, Aurangabad (M.S.)

Librarian - 03 [VJ-A-1, OPEN-2]

Pay scale: 15600-39100 + AGP Rs.6000

Educational qualification :-
(i) Good academic record as defined by the concerned university with at least 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) at the Master's Degree level in a relevant subject from an Indian University, or an equivalent degree from an accredited foreign university.
(ii) Besides fulfilling the above qualifications, the candidate must have cleared the National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by the UGC, CSIR or similar test accredited by the UGC like SLET/SET.
(iii) Notwithstanding anything contained in above mentioned qualifications (i) and (ii), candidates, who are, or have been awarded a 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 requirement of the minimum eligibility condition of NET/SELT/SET for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professor or equivalent positions in Universities/Colleges/Institutions.
(iv) NET/SLET/SET shall also not be required for such Master's Programmes in disciplines for which NET/SLET/SET is not conducted.

How to apply :-

1.Only online applications form available on society website & from 03.04.2017 to 17.04.2017 upto 23.59. After this time online link shall be closed.
2.For this recruitment only online applications through society website & can be accepted. Applications in other forms will not be accepted.
3.Any information cannot be changed after the online submission of applications.
4.Candidates need apply only once for one subject.
5.If there is any query regarding this recruitment process, send email to

Official Advertisement
Online ApplicationForm

Vacancy of AL & DL in MNIT, Jaipur

Advertisement No. 01/MNIT/ESTT/2017

Post: Deputy Librarian (1)
Pay Scale : PB – 3 (Rs.15,600 – 39,100/-) with Grade Pay of Rs 8000/-.

i. Masters’ degree in Library Science/Information Science/Documentation with CGPA of 6.5 in 10 point scale or at least 60% of the marks or its equivalent grade of ‘B’ in the UGC 7 point scale and a consistently good academic record. 
ii. 10 years experience as an Assistant University Librarian/out of which at least five years to be in a post with AGP of Rs. 7000/- or an equivalent post. 
iii. Evidence of innovative library service and organization of published work and professional commitment, computerization of library.

Age Limit: Preferably below 45 years; age bar relaxed for employees of NIT serving as Assistant Librarian.

Post :Assistant Librarian (1)
Pay Scale : PB – 3 (Rs.15,600 – 39,100/-) with Grade Pay of Rs 6000/-.
i. Masters’ degree in Library Science/Information Science/Documentation Science or an equivalent professional degree with CGPA of 6.5 in 10 point scale or at least 60% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) and consistently good academic record with superior knowledge of computerized library service.
ii. Qualifying in the national level test conducted for the purpose by the 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 requirement of the minimum eligibility condition of NET/SLET/SET for recruitment and appointment Assistant Librarian.

Desirable: PG Diploma in Library Automation and networking or PGDCA or equivalent.

Age Limit: Not exceeding 35 years, age bar not applicable to employees of NITs serving as Library and Information Assistant (SG-II) for at least 6 years with GP of Rs. 4800/-

Last date : 20.04.2017 (05:00 PM) [extended, original last date was 20.02.2017]

Send your application to : 
The Deputy Registrar (Establishment Section) 
Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur 
Jawahar Lal Nehru Marg, 
Jaipur – 302017, Rajasthan.

Apply online
Official Advertisement

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Librarian at National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHMCT), Noida

Post: Librarian (01)
Pay scale : 5200-20200+ GP Rs.2800  [Pay level 5 as per 7 th CPC]
Educational requirements: Graduate with Diploma in Library Science and minimum of 3-years experience in the relevant field. -Ability to use Computer is an essential qualification.
Experience requirement: 3 years experience in the relevant field. Knowledge of Library Automation and E. Library (Higher Qualification or greater experience is no bar to apply)
Age limit: up to 32 years (Upper age limit is relaxable for SC/ ST/ OBC as per Govt. Rules)
Last date : 05/06/2017
How to apply: Apply on plain paper indicating the
(a) Post Applied for;
(b) Name;
(c) Age as on 6.5.2017;
(d) Nationality;
(e) Whether SC/ ST/ OBC;
(f) Complete Postal address;
(g) Qualification;
(h) Experience (tabulated in chronological order);
(i) Present Post, Pay Scale & Pay;
(j) Minimum pay expected; and
(k) Any other relevant information. (Attach all the relevant documents in support of qualification, experience, date of birth and category belong)

Librarian at Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangaluru

Post: Librarian (1)
Pay scale  : Rs.15600-39100 + 6600
Educational requirements : A Masters degree in Science (including Library Sciences) or Mathematics or Information Technology, with a consistently good academic record.
Desirable qualifications: A PhD in Library and Information Science preferably in any of these areas: Documentation/Archives and Manuscript keeping/Computerization of Library.
Experience requirements: At least 12 years experience (or 8 years after obtaining the Doctorate) working in an R & D Institution / Educational Institution / Public Library, of which 05 years regular service at the level of Deputy Librarian in the pay scale of Rs.15600-39100 in PB 3 with Grade Pay of Rs.5400/- or equivalent grade.
Age limit: 45 years
How to apply :
1) Applications will be received on-line only. The application for on-line registration will be available in the Institute web-site: during the period from 30-3-2017 to 1-5-2017.
2) Upon registration, applicants will be provided with an on-line Registration Number, which should be carefully preserved for future reference.
3) E-mail ID of the applicant will have to be provided in the application CORRECTLY and compulsorily.

4) For those already in employment under Central/State Government, Public Sector Undertaking or Autonomous Bodies, the on-line application has to be invariably followed up with a ‘No objection Certificate’ from the employer concerned, duly indicating the name and Reg.No. on the reverse.

Last date 01/05/2017

Official Link

Deputy Librarian in University of Hyderabad


Employment Notification No. UH/HR/Rectt-2017(2) dated 31.03.2017

Post: Deputy Librarian (1 – UR)
Pay Scale: Rs.15600-39100 A.G.P.Rs.8,000

Essential Qualifications:
A Master’s Degree in Library Science / Information Science / documentation with at least 55% marks or its equivalent grade of B in the UGC seven points scale and consistently good academic record.
Five years’ experience as an Assistant University Librarian / College Librarian
Evidence of innovative library service and organization of published work and professional commitment,computerization of library
A M.Phil. / Ph.D. Degree in library science /information science / Documentation/Archives and manuscript-keeping/computerization of library
All other terms and conditions of UGC Regulations 2010 and as amended from time to time shall also be applicable.

Age: Not exceeding 50 years

The last date for receipt of filled-in applications is by 5.00 p.m on 19.05.2017

Official Link

Saturday, April 1, 2017

National Workshop On Open Source software–Koha Training & Certification at Mandsaur University


Registration Fee:
Professional :                            Rs. 600
Student / Research Scholar:  Rs. 500

Resource Persons:
Dr.  Sandeep Pathak,IISER,Bhopal
Dr.  Sunil Chandel,M.P Social Science Research Center,Ujjain
Dr.  Deepak Meena,Central University,Rajasthan.
Mr. Shyam Bihari Gupta, Patent office , Delhi
Dr. Pooran Mal Gupta GLA University,Mathura
Dr. Ajay Tiwari,  O P Jindal University,Delhi
Mr. Santosh Kumar, IIT Roorkee

For more information :
Mr. Pradeep Kumar Gupta, +91-9302282595
Dr Ashwani Yadav, +91-7379783089

Information Brochure

Registration Form

NACLIN 2017 at New Delhi

Conference ThemeA Digital Universe of Infinite Possibilities for Libraries

Submission of Papers: Original papers on the above sub-themes or related themes are invited from professionals. The papers should be based on research surveys, case studies or action plans. Surveys on Internet use/E-Journals Usage in libraries will not be accepted. Papers should not normally exceed 5,000 words or 16 double-spaced pages, besides tables, diagrams, etc. Also, each paper should contain an abstract, upto ten keywords, body of the paper, conclusion and references. The abstract should state in about 150 words the sum and substance of the paper. The conclusion should include the recommendations made in the paper. The keywords which describe the main issues discussed should be given in alphabetical order. The paper should also contain the author’s name, designation, organisation, address, telephone, fax, and E-mail address. All references should be presented according to the Chicago Manual of Style ( citationguide.html). The following examples are cited from the Manual to ensure that the referencing model is strictly followed.  

The completed paper should be sent electronically to

Registration Fees:

INDIA & SAARC Countries
DELNET Members
 Rs. 2500 
Professionals working in Delhi & NCR 
 Rs. 2000 
Research Scholars/LIS Students (Full Time)
 Rs. 1500 
 Rs. 3500 
Accompanying Person
 Rs. 2000 
NON-SAARC Countries
 $ 250 
Non-Members US
 $ 300 
Accompanying Person US
 $ 250 

Last Date for Registration : November 28, 2017 
Last Date for Submission of Papers : October 10, 2017 
Last Date for Accommodation Booking: November 15, 2017