Professor Dr. Kanwal Ameen ::: ::: Congratulations and Best Wishes

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As reported by Dr. Khalid Mahmood on a mailing group on May 27, 2009:

“I am pleased to share that Professor Dr. Kanwal Ameen has joined the Dept.
of Library & Information Science, Punjab University as Chairperson. I
welcome this appointment and pray for her success and betterment of this

We congratulate Professor Dr. Kanwal Ameen on her appointment as new Chairperson of Department of Library and Information Science (DLIS). We pray for her success in future. May her appointment be helpful for betterment of the profession.

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Custom Reports in Koha 3

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One of the benefits of Koha 3.0 is the availability of custom reports. Users can create and design their own reports providing the SQL in Koha 3.0 GUI format. It is a very simple to use wizard to create custom reports.
Just point your browser to /cgi-bin/koha/reports/ and a wizard will ask you a series of questions and your desired report will be there. Continue reading

Koha 3: Opportunities for Librarians

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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
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“Pakistan has world’s larges WiMAX network – Will America catch up?” – Tech Lahore

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Doesn’t that headline just put a smile on your face? You’re not the only one. It’s great to see that the significant human effort augmented by billions of dollars invested in Pakistan’s IT infrastructure and skill-development are bearing tangible fruit. There are several areas where Pakistan is leading the pack already, and others where it is threatening to…… Continue reading