Workshop on Koha and MARC21


EWU Library is going to organize a four-day workshop on Open Source Integrated Library System: KOHA and MARC21 from 06-09 January 2017 for the Library and Information professionals of Bangladesh. Online Registration Form

Workshop date and time: 06 -09 January 2017 (04 days), 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

What is Koha ?

Koha is an open source and free software library automation package. In use worldwide, its development is steered by a growing community of users collaborating to achieve their technology goals. Koha’s feature set continues to evolve and expand to meet the needs of its user base. In-addition, in use worldwide in libraries of all sizes, Koha is a true enterprise-class ILS has comprehensive functionality including basic or advanced options. Koha includes modules for circulation, cataloging, acquisitions, serials, reserves, patron management, branch relationships. It provides easy to use circulation policies, strong patron management,intuitive navigation, and extensive permissions for staff accounts. It also allows libraries to update older records with a newer version. 

Why East West University?

East West University Library is one of the pioneer libraries in Bangladesh in terms of comprehensive collections, variety of services, up to date technology, professionally skilled manpower, user education, service marketing etc. EWU Library conducted more than 20 trainings, workshops, seminars on Library Automation, Digital Library/Repository, Information Literacy, Health Information Literacy, Research methodology etc. at national and international level in last several years. Beside this, EWU Library has provided support service to 15 organizations of national and international level to develop their Library Automation System, Digital Library/Repository, Library Website etc. East West University is high ranked university in Bangladesh having Modern Computer Lab and High Internet bandwidth.

Course Outline:

· Introduction to Library Automation and Koha

· Introduction to Linux

· Koha Installation

· Customization of Koha

· Various modules of Koha

· Cataloguing with MARC21 in Koha

Course fee: 6,000 BDT

Payment Method:

·  Cash to EWU Library

·  A/C Payee Cheque in favour of East West University

·  Bkash-01721834080  and Rocket(DBBL Mobile banking)- 01742255395.

Venue: East West University

Workshop Includes: Lunch, Refreshment, Workshop kits (Bag, Pen, Pad, Pencil etc.)

Participant requirement: Basic level of Computer Operation, Internet Browsing, Operating System Concept etc

Registration Process: The participants need to register through online registration form available here. To see the location of East West University, Click here

Last Date of Registration: 21 December 2016