Month: April 2009

Solutions for Professionals

Two day training at Islamia University, Bahawalpur

A two day training was announced and conducted for the library professionals of The Central Library Bahawalpur and constituent libraries by LISolutions.

Koha 3: Opportunities for Librarians

The release of Koha 3 is not a new story and its popularity among the librarians of the world is increasing day by day due to its powerful framework, stability, ease of use and the flexibility to customize the different modules.

But according to our observation and discussion with professional librarians at Islamabad/Lahore, Pakistani librarians are hesitating to use it due to the following reasons:

  • Its Windows version is not available
  • Most of librarians are not trained to run Linux or Linux-based softwares

Inpage to Unicode Converter — a wondorful software by a brilliant Pakistani student

Salman Humdullah, BCS final semester student at FAST National University, Lahore is a very talented student. He developed a world class Inpage to Unicode Converter during his vacations after the exams of Intermediate in late 2003 when he was only 18 years old.