Friday, January 15, 2016

Free NET Coaching in Library & Information Science in Thrissur

Free NET Coaching in Library & Information Science for the June 2016 Examination is jointly organised by Kerala Agricultural University (KAU), Academic Library Association (ALA) and Kerala Library Association (KLA).  Classes will be held in KAU Central Library, Thrissur during Sundays and holidays.  The classes starts on 13th February 2016.
This is the 6th Coaching Programme conducted in Thrissur, the 1st and 5th were held in KAU and the 2nd, 3rd and 4th were held in St. Thomas’ College, Thrissur. A good number of professionals have already cleared NET & JRF through this coaching.
For more details and registration contact:  
Dr. A.T. Francis
University Librarian, 
KAU & Course Director. 
Mob: 9496839409 
or  
Shri. K. Rajendran
Chief Librarian, 
Kerala Sahitya Akademy & Secretary, 
KLA Thrissur Region:  
9446637555 
or  
Sri. P.A. Pradeep
Librarian, 
College of Dairy Science & Technology & General Secretary, ALA:  
9995087645 
or  
Smt. V.S. Swapna
Treasurer, ALA:  
9446434149.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Free NET Coaching in Library & Information Science in Thrissur, Kerala organised by ALA and KLA in St. Thomas' College, Thrissur

The Academic Library Association (ALA) and Kerala Library Association (KLA) are jointly organizing Free NET Coaching in Library & Information Science for the June 2015 Examination.  Classes will be held at St. Thomas College (STC), Thrissur, Kerala during Sundays and holidays. 
 The classes will start on 18th January 2015, Sunday.
This is the 4th Coaching Programme conducted in Thrissur, the 1st one was held in Kerala Agricultural University (KAU) and the 2nd and 3rd in STC. A good number of professionals have already cleared NET through this coaching.


Fore more details and registration contact:  

Dr. A.T. Francis
Head, Library, 
College of Horticulture, 
KAU, President, ALA, 
President, KLA Thrissur Region  & Course Director: 
9496839409; francislaoor@yahoo.com 

or  

Shri. K. Rajendran
Chief Librarian, 
Kerala Sahitya Akademy & Secretary, 
KLA Thrissur Region: 9446637555 

or  

Sri. P.A. Pradeep
Librarian, College of Dairy Science & Technology & General Secretary, ALA: 
9995087645 

or  

Smt. V.S. Swapna
Treasurer, ALA: 9446434149.

Monday, November 10, 2014

NET Coaching in Library Science in Thrissur

Free NET Coaching in Library Science jointly organized by the Kerala Library Association (KLA) and Kerala Academic Library Association (KALA) for the December 2014 examination is going on in St. Thomas College, Thrissur in Sundays and public holidays. 

If any expert can provide information beneficial to the coaching, please provide the same to:


Dr. A.T. Francis, Head, Library, College of Horticulture, Kerala Agricultural University & Coordinator: 9496839409; francislaoor@yahoo.com or


Shri. K. Rajendran, Chief Librarian, Kerala Sahitya Akademy & Secretary, KLA Thrissur Region: 9446637555

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE AWARD FOR THE KELPRO BEST STUDENT PAPER 2015

KELPRO BULLETIN (ISSN 0975-4911), a bi-annual journal in Library & Information Science Published by KERALA LIBRARY PROFESSIONALS’ ORGANIZATION
Since 1997, through 18 volumes,  KELPRO Bulletin has been a leader among scholarly journals in Library & Information Science in India. As part of its strategy to encourage budding LIS professionals, Kelpro Bulletin is announcing a call for “Best Student Paper 2015”. This competition supports KELPRO Bulletins goal of publishing the best articles from the next generation of Library and Information Science professionals. We are proud to recognize the best papers with special awards.
OBJECTIVES
To encourage LIS students to present research  papers addressing, the current trends in Library  and information Science; to encourage the students to understand and  participate in professional activities and thereby  promote communication, co-operation and unity  among the library professionals.
PARTICIPANTS
   Students include Post-graduate, M. Phil and Research Scholars in LIS, below the age of 40 years are invited to submit high quality research papers to this competition. Single author/joint author (maximum 2 authors) papers are invited.
THEME OF THE PAPER
The theme is “Library websites and Portals”. Research paper should address the significant issues facing todays Librarians, Information Scientists and Faculty members on the above topic. Case studies, best practices and pure research papers are welcome.
The sub themes are  : Design and Development - Standards and Practices, Creation and maintenance of dynamic library websites and portals, Content management and content providers.
Web based services and tools: Sharing of resources and services, Database search, Instant Messaging and Virtual Reference Desks, Web based user education tools and information literacy services.

 Evaluation of Web content: Social media and Web 2.0, Social informatics, Case studies: Library websites and portals of various types of libraries - Public/Academic/Special/ Other types - best practices and

Websites and Portals as hub of knowledge and information
SELECTION OF THE PAPER
 An expert committee constituted by KELPRO will select the best paper for awards. Paper will be judged on the basis of originality of thought and observation, depth of research and scholarship,. topicality of the problem addressed , Quality of ideas, research methods, results or argument and quality of writing and referencing.  The decision of the expert committee will be final in this regard  
AWARDS    
 Three prizes will be given in this competition of the Best Student Paper-2015. First Prize - The author of the Best Student Paper will be honoured with a cash prize of Rs.10,000/-  a Certificate of Merit and free subscription of KELPRO Bulletin for 2 years. Second & Third Prize - The author of the second & third Best Student paper will be given a Certificate  of Merit and free subscription of KELPRO Bulletin for 2 years.  (In case joint author paper winning the award, the prize money will be shared equally).
PAPER SUBMISSION GUIDELINES AND DUE DATE
Length of the paper should be in the range of 4000-6000 words. Language: English. Reference should be given on author date system.  (For more details see Instructions to contributors in KELPRO Bulletin). Paper should be submitted in CD format done in MS Word together with a printed copy.  Also electronic submission to: kelpro1993@gmail.com
Due date of submission: 28th February 2015
 Manuscript should be send to Dr. S. Humayoon Kabir, Editor, KELPRO Bulletin, Post Box No. 5543, University P. O., Thiruvananthapuram - 695034, Kerala. (C/o Associate Professor, Dept. of Library and Information Science, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram - 695 034, Kerala).
PAPER SHOULD BE ATTACHED WITH THE FOLLOWING
     A certificate showing the details of enrolment of the student from the Head of the LIS Department, proof of Date of Birth of the student (attested true copy) and declaration stating that the paper is an original work of mine and has not been published in any  journal/book or presented in any seminar/ conference. The award winning papers and few selected papers will be published.

 Stanley James Pradeepam Dr. R. Reghunathan Nair Dr. Mehaboobullah. K General Secretary, President, Convener,Organising Committee, KELPRO KELPRO KELPRO Best Student Paper 2015

Monday, August 4, 2014

FREE NET COACHING IN LIBRARY SCIENCE IN THRISSUR, KERALA

The Academic Library Association (ALA) and Kerala Library Association (KLA) are jointly organizing Free NET Coaching in Library Science for the December examination. 

The classes will be held in St. ThomasCollege, Thrissur during Sundays and holidays. ?Final yearmaster degreestudents canalsoattend.

Interested persons can contact: 


Dr. A.T. Francis, 
Head, Library, 
College of Horticulture & President, ALA; 
9496839409; francisaloor@yahoo.com

K. Rajendran, 
Secretary, KLA Thrissur Region: 
9446637555; rajendranavittathur@gmail.com

Sri. P.A. Pradeep. 
General Secretary, ALA:  
papradeep08@gmail.com; 9995087645