Workshop on Open Acess Repositories and Greenstone Software

Department of Library & Information Science

University of Kashmir

March 17-19, 2008

The Department is organizing three day National Workshop on “Open Access Repositories and Greenstone software” The workshop will cover:

An Overview of philosophy of open Access, Open repositories and Greenstone with Practical exposure to downloading, installing, updating and customizing greenstone for digital Library.
Creating digital libraries through content management. in GSDLS
Collection building (Simple and advanced) in different file formats using GSDLS
Designing and creating standard metadata sets to describe digital
objects and encoding it in standard markup formats.
Conversion from other databases and Interoperability

No of the participants =15 on first come basis

Venue: The Department of Library & Information Science, The University of Kashmir, Hazratbal Srinagar 190006.
(The department is well equipped computer lab with 30 systems connected with high speed internet access. besides other equipments. The university department has resource persons to impart both theory and practical aspects of the workshop).

Date: 17th to 19th March 2008.

Registration fee: Rs 1,000/= (Rupees One thousand only) which will cover working lunch, refreshment and workshop kit. The accommodation can be made on request in Moderate Hotels and /or Guest House.

Eligibility: working librarians/Scholars/Manuscript Managers/Information Scientists/Archive institutions having basic Knowledge of Computers.

Applications on a plain paper giving particulars ( given below ) along with Demand Draft addressed to

Head of the Department, Department of Library & Information Science, The University of Kashmir, can be mailed to
Head of Department of Library & Information Science,
The University of Kashmir,
Srinagar, 190006
. Or Email to:, latest by 12th March 2008.In the latter case DD of registration fee can be sent through snail mail.

Application Format

Particulars /Application for participation in workshop on
“Open Access Repositories and Greenstone software”
Fathers Name:-___________________________________________________
Phone:-________Residence _________ Office_______
Basic Knowledge of Computers: - Yes/No
Whether accommodation required against payment: - Yes/No
Mode of Payment: - Demand Draft/Cheque.
No:_______________________ Date ______________________
Amount:____________________ Bank ____________________
Date:___________________ Signature:_______________
Name: __________________

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