ONE DAY WORKSHOP ON DIGITAL LIBRARIES FOR ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONS USING GSDL

October 4, 2008

Organized by

Society for the Advancement of Library and Information Science (SALIS Tirunelveli Chapter )
&
National Engineering College, Kovilpatti (TN)

 

FOR WHOM

The workshop is aimed at broader section of Library Professionals, Research Scholars / Students in LIS field and IT Professionals

OBJECTIVES:

Digital libraries have been gaining increasing attention as well as academic interest over years, across the world. Developing world standard Digital Libraries demand deployment of costly Software solution which are beyond the reach of most of the Universities and Institutions in India. GSDL (Green Stone Digital Library) is the top of the line and internationally renowned software system for developing digital libraries, promoted by the New Zealand Digital Library project research group at the University of Waikate .

WORKSHOP CONTENT:

- Overview on Digital Libraries
- Project Process
- Installation of GSDL and other require software
- Collection building
-Content management
-Metadata
-Greenstone Librarian Interface (GLI)
-Greenstone Collections configuration, Customization and administration
-Export of Data to CD
-GSDL Software hands on experience (Lab)

PEDAGOGY:

The Pedagogy will be a combination of lectures, discussions and hands on sessions. The workshop aims to facilitate the participants about digital library, creating state of art digital libraries using Greenstone, which includes software installation, configuration, customization, digitization, content development and management .

RESOURCE PERSON :

Experts in the field

WORKSHOP FEE:

Registration Fee: Rs.150

DD should be drawn in favour of " The Principal, National Engineering College" Payable at Kovilpatti .

For further details, please contact/visit

K.Vinitha ,
Senior Librarian, Organising Secretary ,
National Engineering College
Kovilpatti 628 503
Tel: 04632-222502
Cell: 9442447261
E-mail: librarynec@gmail.com
http://autolib-india.net/salis/