Solutions for Professionals

Future of LAMP…… LAPP?

Libraries all over the world are using free and open-source softwares due to a number of reasons. FOSS are really a blessings for librarians to provide the services to their users by using free and open source softwares in this digital area. FOSS are helping us in:

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

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.

Custom Reports in Koha 3

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.

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.

Dr. Kanwal Selected as Prof. of LIS

As reported by Nosheen Fatima Warraich Lecture/ PhD Student , Dr. Kanwal Ameen has been selected as a professor in the Department of Library and Information Science, University of the Punjab, Lahore. We congratulate her on her brilliant success on behalf of LISolutions.

May GOD bless her more successes in her life

Admin LISolutions

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

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……

Koha at AIOU

An other library adapted Koha-ILS for automation. As reported by Muhammad Jawwad, Lecturer Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) on mailing list, AIOU Library has launched its Web OPAC. Which can be accessible at:

We congratulate Shah Farrukh and Basharat Hafeez for this achievement. Team of PakLAG also deserve a big hand for their hard work to complete this project