All ICDL 2013 participants are welcome to attend the workshop –cum –panel discussion. Send your confirmation to Others are requested to Register Here

Thematic Workshop cum Panel discussion on
Technology for Libraries: Highest-Technology & Best Features, Yet Affordable & Future Proof

29 November 2013 (Friday)
2.15 - 4.00 pm
Venue: Gulmohar, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

While a demo would be provided, the workshop will explain the following aspects in detail:

• What are the technological benefits for a Library by using KOHA?

• What are the environmental benefits for a Library by using KOHA?

• What are the financial benefits for a Library by using KOHA?

• What is Open-Source and Why use Open-Source?

• What is the best technology for a Library and Why?

• Why use Linux?

• Why KOHA?

The workshop will explore and explain these issues through a presentation-cum-demo and also provide a hand-out to all participants/visitors. The workshop will give a technological comparison of KOHA with proprietary systems. Besides, a list of URLs of KOHA users will be provided as reference points.

The workshop will also have a open question answer platform for facilitating KOHA users or future benefits.


Timings Topic Panelist
2.15-2.20 pm Setting the theme by Moderator Prof S P Singh
Professor, Department of Library and Information Science, University of Delhi, India

2.20-3.45 pm Lead Speaker Mr Sudhir Gandotra
CEO, OpenLX Technologies

3.45-3.55 pm Open Discussion  
3.55-4.00 pm Summing Up Moderator
4.00 pm Vote of Thanks TERI