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

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

View Larger MapOrganizers:

  • 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:

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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One comment on “Three Days Training on Free & Open Source Integrated Library Systems (ILS) – Islamabad
  1. Bongani Mkhaliphi says:

    What bad timing it is for me! This is an excellent workshop that I needed to have attended, but alas, because of other pressing commitments I have to sadly give it a miss! When will the next one be, if at all???