[LIS-Forum] TERI announces three-day Workshop on Future Libraries: Advanced GSDL and RFID

N Deepa ndeepa at teri.res.in
Fri Aug 22 17:36:18 IST 2008

TERI announces three-day Workshop on Future Libraries: Advanced GSDL and 
14?16 January 2009, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

TERI is organizing the Workshop on Future Libraries: Advanced GSDL and 
RFID. The aim of the workshop is to equip participants with adequate 
practical knowledge so as to enable them to efficiently carry out digital 
library and library automation projects. The workshop will be held at 
TERI, IHC Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi. For more details about the 
workshop, please visit the website www.teriin.org/events/dlworkshop

Workshop objectives
Provide knowledge on digital libraries and automated library management 
Empower information professionals and librarians in building efficient 
digital libraries using basic and advanced feature of GSDL software;
Educate and impart practical knowledge on RFID applications in libraries;
To offer hands-on experience on advanced features of GSDL software.

Workshop programme
The workshop programme will include tutorial-type presentations, 
demonstrations, practical sessions, and will cover the following topics:
Libraries in the future: an overview
Library consortia and networking
Emerging technologies: RFID 
E-resource management, portal, and search engines 
GSDL overview, installation, configuration and,administration
Collection building with GLI (GreenStone Librarian Interface)
GSDL customization using macro files and style-sheet
                                     : -Home page customization
                                     : -Collection specific customization

The faculty will comprise digital library experts from TERI and other 

The workshop is intended for library and information professionals, 
knowledge managers, information entrepreneurs, and e-content developers, 
who have the interests, initiatives, and need to set up digital libraries 
and interest in automated library management in their organizations. To 
allow rich and useful interactions, the number of participants is being 
limited to 25. 

The registration fee is Rs 3500/- per participant. Additional registration 
from the same organization qualifies for 10% and student 15% discount.

Please note that registration closes on 28 December 2008.

To register for the workshop, you can register online at 
www.teriin.org/events/dlworkshop  or 
download registration form from workshop website and fax or mail it to: 

DL Workshop Secretariat
Library and Information Centre, TERI, Darbari Seth Block, IHC Complex, 
Lodhi Road, New Delhi - 110 003
Fax: 91-11-24682144, 24682145
E-mail: DLWorkshop at teri.res.in 
About Library and Information Centre, TERI
The LIC (Library and Information Centre) at TERI maintains a pioneering 
research library?South Asia?s finest repository of readings on energy, 
environment, and sustainable development. The LIC has undertaken digital 
library initiatives and has developed a comprehensive digital library that 
provides rich and structured content through online, remote, and 
continuous access to resources. It is a common gateway that provides free 
facility to browse and search various forms of digital publications. The 
Centre regularly organizes seminar, workshops, and conferences with an 
objective to create a forum for interaction among library and information 
professionals to keep abreast of the latest developments in the fields of 
information science and related IT applications.
DL Workshop Secretariat
Library and Information Centre
Darbari Seth Block, IHC Complex
Lodhi Road, New Delhi - 110 003
Tel: 91-11-24682141, 24682100 or 41504900, 9899878682(M)
Fax: 91-11-24682144, 24682145
E-mail: DLWorkshop at teri.res.in 
Web:  www.teriin.org/events/dlworkshop
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