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Seminar on Networking Public Libraries in Gujarat ( Click PPT)


1.     Importance of Automation in Public Libraries

2.     Use of M.S. Office in Libraries 

3.     Need and Importance of Copy Catalogue &  Cooperative Cataloging 

4.     Digital Library Concept & Implementation 

5.     Use of Open Access Resources to Provide Services 

6.     Services Provided through Library Networks 

7.     Various Schemes of Raja Rammohun Roy Library Foundation


Half Day LIS Seminar

   Qualities Required for Next Generation Librarians


Librarians' Day & Seminar 27th August 2011  (Click PPT)
    ADINET celebrated Librarians' Day on 27th August 2011

  • Need and Importance of Networking

  • Areas of Collaboration: Activities and Services

  • Technology Aspects

  • Skill and Competencies Required for Networking


One Day Workshop on KOHA (An Open Source Integrated Library Management Software)  26th February 2011

  • An open-source integrated Library System

  • Web-centric architecture

  • Provides tremendous freedom for customization

  • All the modules of LMS available (Acquisition, Cataloguing, Circulation, OPAC, System Administration, Serials Control, etc.)

  • Web-based OPAC system

  • Export/Import and backup/restoration facilities

  • Runs on Linux, Unix, Windows and MacOS

  • MySQL as backend RDBMS and Apache Server


Librarians' Day & Seminar 7th August 2010
    ADINET celebrated Librarians' Day on 7th August 2010 

  • Future of Libraries & Librarians

  • Technology Trends

  • Innovative Services

  • Role of Library Science Schools

  • Case Studies of Various Libraries

[Please send your request to ADINET for the published Book of Papers]

One Day Meet for Library Networking and Resource Sharing

  • Training Needs for all Sectors of Libraries
  • Technical Processing
  • Resource Sharing Activities
  • Value Added Services

Seminar on Role of School Librarians in Education

Developing Reading Habits
School Library Services
Use of Open Access Resources and Open Access Software
Collaborative Work and Networking

Librarians' Day & Seminar 2009

To mark the Birth Anniversary of Dr. S. R. Ranganathan, father of Library Science in India, ADINET celebrated Librarians' Day.  One-day seminar was organized for the LIS professionals.
Librarians' Day 2009 & Seminar 

In-Service Training Program for LIS Professionals

ADINET in collaboration with INFLIBNET conducted In-service training program for LIS Professionals in two modules. Module 1 on "IT Enhancement Skill" was conducted on June 20, 2009 and Module 2 on "Communication and Reporting Skills" was conducted on July 4, 2009. Details are available on  ADINET Blog

Awareness Programme for LIS Students

ADINET organized One Day Awareness Program on December 20, 2008 for MLIS Students of Gujarat.

Monthly Lecture Series

ADINET has initiated monthly lecture series to keep abreast with the latest developments in the area of LIS.
The focus for the year 2008 was on "Recent Trends in Libraries in the Digital Era". This also gave Library Professionals an opportunity to meet, interact and exchange information. (Lectures Details

DSIR-ADINET Programme on Women Entrepreneurship

ADINET in collaboration with D.S.I.R. (Department of Scientific & Industrial Research) Government of India conducted a Program on “Technology Development & Utilization for Women” (TDUPW). About one hundred women from Gujarat participated in this Program.  (View Album)

ADINET-Shri Kanubhai Shah Vidya Nidhi Competition

A Quiz Competition was conducted by ADINET for LIS Students of all the eight Universities in Gujarat on December 15, 2007. This program was sponsored by Shri Kanubhai Shah Vidya Nidhi. (View Album) (View Image Movie)

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