Three Days Training on Free & Open Source Integrated Library Systems (ILS)

LISolutions in collaboration with Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan (ICMAP), The University of Waikato, New Zealand and Digital Library Network of South Asia (DLNetSA) is organizing a Three Days Training on Free & Open Source Integrated Library Systems (ILS)

Introduction: Free and Open Source Movement has provided great opportunities for  library community around the globe. This training will consist of hands-on practical sessions on the following Free and Open Source Software (FOSS):

  • Koha ILS (Latest Version)
  • Greenstone Digital Library Software (GSDL)
  • DSpace (A favorite Digital Library Suite)

Important Documents for Registration and Nominations:

Event details are as under:

Title: Three Days Training on Free & Open Source Integrated Library Systems (ILS)
Date: May 17-19 2012
Venue: ICMAP Campus, Plot No. 16, Sector H-9, Islamabad, Pakistan



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Organizers:

  • LISolutions Pakistan
  • Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan (ICMAP)
  • The University of Waikato, New Zealand
  • Digital Library Network of South Asia (DLNetSA)

Training Team:

  • Mr. Ata ur Rehman (Team Lead)
  • Mr. Zahid Iqbal
  • Mr. M. Shafiq Rana

Organizing Coordinator:

  • Mr. Zahid Iqbal
    kashan.zahid@yahoo.com
    +92 331 504 4430

Training Fee: PKR 5000/- (US $ 60 for foreign participants )

Fee includes:
Koha, GSDL, DSpace DVD, Training Kit, LISolutions’ Membership, Certificate, Lunches/Refreshment

How to Register?:

Deposit training fee online and get the payment slip. Then get registered here.

Online Registration

Account Title: LISolutions Trust
A/C No: 0541001951005064
Bank: MCB F-7 Markaz, Islamabad -44000

Important Note: As we have limited seats available, interested participants are requested to get registered on first come first serve basis according to following procedure:

Training Outcomes:
After successful completion of this training the participants will be able to:

  • Deploy / Install Koha on your own computer /server
  • Learn basic commands of Linux which may be helpful to use Koha and other FOSS software more
  • Effectively Configure / customize Koha according to your needs
  • Learn the practical use of GSDL and DSpace
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3 Responses so far.

  1. A very great effort from LISolutions. I always do like their work, It is great for those who want to attain leadership and management skills .
    Even I am Computer system engineering student, and i am attending this Workshop. I am hoping great from Sir Ata-ul-Rehman sb.

  2. Munir Alam says:

    This course and efforts of sincere leaders of library science will leave great and positive effects, in fact KOHA should be implemented in all over the country as this fulfills all the requirements of libraries of all over the country. I really appreciate the efforts of whole training introducing conducting team especially Sir Ata-ur-Rehman who was my teacher during MLIS. I am participating in this training. regards
    Munir Alam
    MLIS (Gold Medalist)

  3. Rehana Kousar says:

    Please arrange KOHA training workshop in lahore.

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