One-Week Advanced Level Training Program on DSpace

The Knowledge Centre of Digital University, Kerala organizes a one-week advanced level training program on open-source institutional repository DSpace from 9th May 2022 to 13th May 2022. The main aim of the program is to give advanced level training on how to work with repositories and enhance the skills which are expected from the present-day information professional.

Course Content:

  • Introduction to Open Access and IRs.
  • Basics of Linux Operating Systems
  • Installation of DSpace
  • Customization of IR
  • Creating Communities, Sub Communities, and Collections
  • Metadata in IRs (Hands-on training)

Mode of conduct of sessions:

Hybrid mode (30 Participants to attend onsite, rest online through Zoom)

Click here to Register

Venue:

Digital University Kerala, Technocity Campus, Mangalapuram, Thonnakkal PO, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala – 695317

Registration Fee:

Rs.6,000/- for live participation at the University for the first 30 people. (Inclusive of food for all days)
Fee for online participation – Rs. 4,500/-
Accommodation: Rs. 1000/- for 5 days (Twin Sharing accommodation at the Campus Hostel block).

Participants can also book accommodation on their own at the below hotels (near to the Institute)

1. Hotel Karthika Park: Near Police station, NH – 66 Road |, Panvel – Kochi – Kanyakumari Hwy, Near, Kazhakkoottam, Kerala 695582 Phone: 08137033636 https://www.hotelkarthikapark.com/
2. Hotel Al Saj: NH 47 Bypass Road Near Juma Masjid, Kazhakkoottam, Kerala 695582 Phone: 0124 620 1164 http://alsajhotel.com/

How to make payment?

Account Name: DIGITAL UNIVERSITY KERALA
Account Number: 50100465591509
Bank Name: HDFC Bank
Branch Name: Technopark Branch
IFSC Code: HDFC0000683

Early Bird Registration

Those who Register before 15th April 2022 will get a 20% discount on the registration fee. (After discount Rs 4800 for live participation. Rs 3600 for online participation)

Resource Persons

  • Dr. Vimal Kumar V
  • Mr. Mahesh Palamuttath
  • Dr. Murari P Tapaswi
  • Dr. Gopakumar V

For more details contact

Dr. Gopakumar V
Head, Knowledge Centre
Digital University Kerala
e-mail: librarian@duk.ac.in
Phone: 0471-2788059
Mobile: 91588 35495

Dr. Narayana D
Assistant Librarian
Digital University Kerala
e-mail: asst.librarian@duk.ac.in
Phone: 0471-2788053
Mobile: 70135 87028

Received Certificate of National Virtual Workshop on Koha

It was my pleasure to be the co-resource person in the ten-day national virtual workshop on the Koha integrated library system conducted by unity services, Kottayam, Kerala.

It was a nice experience with the seventy-five participants from various parts of India. We discussed all modules on koha, the basics of Linux, and the configuration of Koha in the cloud environment.

I am grateful to Dr. Vimal Kumar sir and Mr. Subeesh Gopinathan for choosing me as one of the tutors for the workshop.

Thank you all.

Received the certificate of appreciation

It was my pleasure to be the resource person in the four days workshop on Koha conducted by Sunniyya Arabic College Chennamangallur, Mukkam Calicut, Kerala, India.

The following were the highlights of the workshop

  • Selection and management of Open Source software in the library
  • Basic Linux training
  • Learning of Koha installation on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
  • Hands-on training of Koha modules
  • Tips for system maintenance and administration
  • How to utilize Koha community support

Thank you, Mrs. Shadiya Muhammed, the librarian, and the college for the awesome days.

Koha Workshop at Sunniyya Arabic College, Chennamangallur

I am grateful to the central library, Sunniyya Arabic College, Chennamangallur, Calicut for choosing me as the resource person for the four-day training program on the Koha Open-Source library management system organized on 26-30 October 2021. Library professionals from various institutions participated in the training program. The main aim of the program was to give Koha training and enhance confidence levels among LIS professionals.

This is yet another most important scene of my professional career, once again I thank Mrs. Shadiya Muhammed, the librarian, for choosing me as the resource person.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WORKSHOP

1. Selection and management of Open-Source software in the library
2. Basic Linux training
3. Learning of Koha installation on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
4. Hands-on training of Koha modules
5. Tips for system maintenance and administration
6. How to utilize Koha community support

VENUE AND DATE

Venue: Sunniyya Arabic College
Date: 26-30 October 2021

 

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Session on Getting Started with Koha in the Cloud

It is my pleasure to had a session in the 10 days of Koha online training program (Malayalam) conducted by unity services, changanassery, Kottayam, Kerala. My session was on “Getting Started with Koha in the Cloud” under which I tried to convince the candidates about the factors which are taken into consideration while working with the cloud. the following areas have been discussed in the session along with a practical demonstration.

  • How to deploy a VPS/Cloud Server
  • How to register a Domain name
  • An introduction to Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Upcloud
  • Things to do after getting a VPS/Cloud server
  • Koha installation – domain based
  • Setting up FREE SSL Certificate

Of course, It was a nice experience with Dr. Vimal Kumar sir, Mr. Subeesh Gopinathan, and the entire candidates. although my session was purely a technical side, I hope candidates could have understood what are the things that are being done behind the configuration at least.

Once again, I extend my thanks to all.